Some of the work of the Board of Trustees is delegated to each school’s Local Governing Body (LGB), who are sub committees of the Board of Trustees and who challenge and support the Headteacher holding them to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, monitor the implementation of the School Development Plan, ensure that the school’s money is well spent and that the school is safe and welcoming. Full details of that delegation can be found in the Scheme of Delegation.
Sarah has been on the governing board since November 2017 where she was elected as a parent governor. She became Vice Chair in September 2019 and Chair in September 2020. Sarah currently has two children at St Mary’s so enjoys being a parent at the school and also a strategic part of the school, as governor. Sarah divides her time between her governor duties, family life and graphic design work plus has a real passion for music, arts, crafts and cooking and loves to develop her knowledge whenever she can.
Sarah's areas of responsibility are: Pupil Premium, R.E. and SIAMS, Finance, Website
St Mary's C of E Primary, Old Road, Writhlington, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 3NG.
Sarah has two children at St Mary’s and became a parent governor in May 2021. She is keen to apply her professional skills to help ensure the school environment provides the best opportunities possible for all children at St Mary’s to thrive. Sarah divides her time between family life, work as a civil servant and her governor duties. Sarah also enjoys being outdoors, which usually involves dog walks, playing hockey or working in the garden to encourage wildlife.
Sarah's areas of responsibilities are Safeguarding and Finance
Mike has lived most of his life around the Bath area. His initial working life saw him employed as an architectural technician, but he left there to work in the design department of a local developer, building houses and offices throughout the West Country and London, latterly becoming the MD of M P Kent Homes Ltd. In 1994 Mike ventured out on his own, becoming a Health and Safety Consultant until recent retirement. Mike is a Methodist, still involved with the NE Somerset and Bath Methodist Circuit, and the Treasurer for Trinity Methodist Church in Radstock. Additionally, Mike has long experience of working with children (of all ages), having been the Radstock Methodist Sunday School Superintendent and latterly, for Trinity, the Co-ordinator for CHRISCROSS, a family time worship and craft session planned for the last Sunday in the month. Mike has a wife Carole, two grown-up children and four wonderful grandchildren and his hobbies are railways and gardening, although with circa an acre of land, the latter takes most of his free time.
Mike's area of responsibilities are Health & Safety, R.E. and SIAMS
SEND, Sports Premium
Health & Safety