The Governors of Maidenbower Junior School are responsible for the strategic long-term development and improvement of the School by establishing suitable policies, monitoring standards and ensuring a happy learning environment where every child can succeed according to their ability.

The Governing Body consists of 17 Governors; The Headteacher, 1 Staff Governor, 1 Local Authority Governor, 6 Parent Governors and 8 Co-opted Governors who attend six Full Governing Body meetings each academic year; one per half term.


Future Aim – To be a beacon of excellence in which everyone within our school community achieves.


All governors serve for four years on the Governing body and this consists of:

NameCategoryAppointing BodyEnd of Term Roles and Responsibilities
Sarah PrattChair and LA GovernorLA 20/06/2018PSHCE
Vision and Values
Global Citizenship
Matthew RedgraveVice Chair and Parent GovernorParents29/09/2018Computing
Elaine JenkinsHead TeacherEx OfficioN/A
Faye StansfieldStaff GovernorStaff31/12/2017English Coordinator
Stephanie LinnellParent GovernorParents30/11/2020Connected Curriculum
Angela ParkinsonParent GovernorParents29/09/2018English
Kevin JewellParent GovernorParents12/11/2018
Hayley MathewsParent GovernorParents30/11/2020Link Governor
Rebecca VirrillParent GovernorParents30/11/2020Connected Curriculum
Lesley ThompsonCo-opted GovernorGB29/09/2019SEN
Josef KaneCo-opted MembersGB29/09/2019
Greta SawyerCo-opted MembersGB29/09/2019
Richard LederleCo-opted MembersGB29/09/2019Foundation Subjects
Karen BorderCo-opted MembersGB29/09/2019Maths
Christine MacleanCo-opted MembersGB29/03/2021Safeguarding
Child Protection
To be electedCo-opted Members
To be electedCo-opted Members
Lynn CookAssociate29/09/2019
Kerry NegusAssociate10/06/2017
Simon PikeAssociate10/06/2017



The following Governors hold these positions for the academic year 2016-17

Chair  –  Sarah Pratt

Vice-Chair – Matthew Redgrave

Child Protection and Safeguarding – Sarah Pratt

Governor responsible for liaising with the Local Authority in the event of an allegation (Child Protection) issued against the Headteacher – Sarah Pratt

Pay Committee – Greta Sawyer, Lesley Thompson, Karen Border


The Clerk to the Governors is Mrs L Bracher and she can be contacted via the school office.