The role of the governing body as set out by the Department of Education is to

    • Help the school to set high standards by planning for the future and setting targets for continual improvement
    • Be a critical friend to the school offering support and advice
    • Help the school respond to the needs of the parents and community
    • Make the school accountable to the public for what it does
    • Exercise its responsibilities in partnership with the head teacher and staff
    • Work with the school on planning, developing policies and keeping the school under review

The school governors at Chapel End are chosen by the Local Authority, staff, community and parents. All of our governors attend regular meetings and each bring their own individual experience, skills and expertise, whether that be financial, strategic planning or more practical input. Every governor is an invaluable member of the team!

The Governing body is made up of 12 members. The Governors are drawn from a number of categories; these areas follows:

Headteacher (by virtue of offfice);Staff Governor (1 only); LA Governor (1 only); Parent Governor (four) and Co-opted Governors (5)

The Chair Of Governors is William Bradbury. 

The Vice Chair of Gvernors is Rebecca Cameron 

The School representative on Governor Forum is Steve Gaskell

The Chapel End Governing body meet each half term as a Full Governing Body. 


Appeals Committee

Mr Bill Bradbury
Mrs Annie Danne
Mr Philip Wakefield

Complaints Committee

Mr Bill Bradbury
Mrs Gail Churchill
Mr Philip Wakefield

Pupil Discipline Committee 

Mr Bill Bradbury
Councillor Dennis McDonnell
Mr Philip Wakefield

At Chapel End  our Governing Body has:




Term of office ends Register  of     interest     Attendance to committee/ Full Governor and extraordinary meetings  
Mr C.Hewitt Head N/A Nil Return 17/17
Mr W. Bradbury Co-opted                17-11-22 Governor at different schools and member of Billinge Parish Council  26/27
     Mr A. Raven                 Parent 25-11-25 Child in school N/A
Mrs A.Danne Parent 3-12-21 Nil Return  N/A
Mrs R. Cameron            Parent 25-5-26 Child in School  N/A

Mrs C.Montrose

Co-opted 17-11-22 Nil Return 19/26
Miss C.Barker Co-opted



Nil Return 17/24


Mr D.McDonnell                                   

Co-opted 17-11-22 Councillor and Governor at other schools 20/26
Mr P.Wakefield Co-opted



Nil Return 20/23
Mrs K.Trivass Staff 31-8-24 Nil Return 26/26
Mr Joe Pearson LA



Nil Return 14/25
Mr S.Gaskell Appointed 


Grandchild in school  N/A

Governors with Governing roles at other schools: 

WIlliam Bradbury 

Dennis McDonnell 

Governors who have ended their terms of service within the last 2 years: 

Laura Blackburn

Gail Churchill 

Third party tranaction interests 2021-2022:  Nil Return


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