Franche Community Primary School is overseen by a Governing Body. They work with the Headteacher and the School Leadership Team to ensure the school is well managed, has a clear strategy for improvement and provides a high quality education for all pupils.
The Governing Body has 12 full Governors. Co-chairs are Jelena Merrick and Jason Borlase.
Vice chairman is Matt Whitehouse, who is a parent at the school.
Other co-opted governors are Jean Green, Sarah Phillips and Kirstie Stuart.
The staff members whom are also co-opted Governors are Jane Bulmer, a Higher Level Teaching Assistant and our nursery manager at Franche and Jo Mee an Reception Class Teacher.
There are three parent governors, who are drawn from among the parents of children who currently attend the school and the local community. They are: Jenny Monger, a maths teacher from a local secondary school, Matt Whitehouse, a former police officer; Kirstie Stuart, a Human Resources advisor; and Mark David Hughes.
Staff governor is Elizabeth Dixon, Deputy Headteacher and former Early Years Leader at Franche.
Mr Kenyon acts as the ‘Headteacher’ at all Governor meetings.
If you are interested in finding out more about our Governing Body, please contact the School Office.