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Meet the Governors

"Governors are very active in school and show a passion for raising standards and supporting the school to improve."  Her Majesty's Inspector of Schools September 2017

Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests for your information.


St James CE Primary School Governors 
List of Governors including term of office and appointment details.

                                                                                        Term of Office
Mrs Alison, Executive Headteacher -                         Ex-Officio (Headteacher)
appointed by Full Governing Body 

also Governor at Long Itchington CE Primary    


Miss Emily Duncumb                                                     Until 30.06.2021

Staff Governor

Mrs Valerie Copley  Chair of Governors -                      Until 06.02.2020
Foundation Governor 

appointed by All Saints Church, Ladbroke

Mrs Ron Holmes Local Authority Governor                   Until 11.03.2020
appointed by the Local Authority  

Mr Dave Howell Foundation Governor                            Until 29.12.2019
also Chairman of Management and Finance Committee
appointed by St James Church, Southam      

Dr David Baxter Foundation Governor                          Until 16.01.2020
appointed by St James Church, Southam

Mrs Jennifer Thorne  Foundation Governor                 Until 05.06.2016
also Vice Chair and Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee
appointed by St James Church, Southam


Mr Mark Taylor Parent Governor                                 Until 15.09.2019
appointed by parents


Mrs Kate Gordon Parent Governor

appointed by parents


Mrs Debs Brown Foundation Governor

appointed by All Saints Church, Ladbroke


Mrs Jill Parker Foundation Governor

appointed by St James Church, Southam


Clerk to the Governors:

Mr Nigel Jones, contact via the school office




 ex-officio  Governor for St James Church


Full Governing Body Meeting Minutes Academic Year 2017-2018