Our Governors

The school governors are all volunteers and come from various backgrounds. Our main role is to support the Headteacher and staff to ensure that Graveley Primary School continues to be a successful and happy school. 

The main role of the governing body is a strategic one, and its key functions are to:
– Set the aims and objectives for the school
– Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
– Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
– Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives 
– Be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher 
– Monitor the financial aspects of the school 

The Headteacher is responsible for the internal organisation, management and control of the school and the implementation of the strategic framework established by the governing board.
Minutes of governor meetings are available at the school on request. Please email: nancy@graveley.herts.sch.uk

GovernorCategoryTerm of Office EndsCommittee MembershipAny Interests DeclaredNature of Interest(s)
Albert Swinson
Local Authority (Chair of GB)10/01/2023Curriculum and Standards (Chair)
Finance and Resources
None
Nicky HandHead Teacherex officioCurriculum and Standards, Finance and ResourcesNone
Nicola TaylorParent
(Co Vice Chair of GB)
16/09/21Finance and Resources (Chair)YesTaylor HR – Director
Jane MorganStaff21/06/2023Finance and ResourcesNone
Katie AndrewsCo-Opted01/09/2023Curriculum and StandardsNone
Claudia GriffinCo-Opted20/07/2021Curriculum and StandardsNone
Elaine DunnicliffeFoundation
(D.P.O.)
15/04/2025Finance and ResourcesNone
Rev. Dave BrownFoundationex officioCurriculum and StandardsYesChurch Rector
David MarriottParent
(Co Vice Chair of GB)
31/05/2023Finance and ResourcesYesRare Productions Ltd – Director
Rare Pantomimes Ltd – Director
Out Side The Box Productions Ltd – Director
Dr Alison McMillan

Will Smith
Parent


Parent
31/03/2023


22/09/2024
Curriculum and Standards


Finance and Resources
None


Yes






Wife is a member of support staff

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