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Blaby Stokes CE Primary School

Blaby Stokes Primary School

Local Governors

The structure and remit of the governing body  

The remit of the governing body is to provide focused governance for the academy at a local level. It monitors the academy’s key performance indicators in the areas of achievement, teaching and learning, curriculum, ethos, finance, operations, safeguarding and wellbeing. It acts as a critical friend to the Headteacher and academy’s senior leadership team, providing challenge and support where appropriate.   

It comprises the Headteacher (ex-officio), Parish incumbent (ex-officio), 2 x elected parent governors, 2 x elected staff governors, 2 x  Diocesean  Board of Education approved governors, and 5 local governors.  


Current governors  



Gov Type       Role



Community WG

Curriculum standards & ethos


Term of office 

Jane Peberdy

DBE Gov 

Chair & Safeguarding lead gov



Nathan Bunting

Parent Gov Vice Chair Clerk   Yes Yes  

Jane Micklethwaite

Incumbent Humanities lead gov Yes Yes    

N/A – Ex-officio 

Tracey Hassell

Local Gov EYFS lead gov   Yes Yes    

Sue Lawrence

Local Gov PP/SEND lead gov Yes   Yes    

Clair Vaughan

Local Gov PSHE lead gov Chair   Yes Yes  

Denise Birnie

Local Gov Health and Safety lead gov Yes Yes      

Lian Smith


Training gov

Arts lead gov
  Yes Yes    

Kristie Marshman

Local Gov EYFS lead gov   Yes      

Emma Palmer

Parent Gov Stem lead gov Yes   Yes Yes

Sept 2016 – Sept 2020 

Charlotte Smart

Staff Gov       Yes    


Staff Gov            

Kerry Rodger


N/A – Ex-officio 



FLGB Meetings: 22 September 2021, 2nd December 2021, 8th February 2022, 16th June 2022 6pm till 8pm via Teams  


Resources committee  (including finances, premises, health & safety and safeguarding): Emma Palmer, Kerry Rodger, Denise Bernie, Sue Lawrence, Jane  Micklethwaite, Clair Vaughan (Chair), Jane Peberdy, Nathan Bunting (Clerk)

Curriculum, standards and ethos committee: Emma Palmer (Chair), Kerry Rodger, Tracey Hassell, Sue Lawrence, Charlotte Smart, Lian Smith, Clair Vaughan, Jane Peberdy, Nathan Bunting

Pay committee: Emma Palmer, Nathan Bunting, Clair Vaughan

Community  working group: Lian Smith (Lead), Denise Birnie, Tracey Hassell, Reverend Jane Micklethwaite, Kristie Marshman

Contact details for the Chair of Governors  

Jane Peberdy :

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