Who we are

The Governing Board has a duty to report on attendance by Governors at meetings and to publish all Declarations of Interest, including relationships to members of staff, etc. A number of the governors held posts on the predecessor Governing Bodies.

The Governing Board of the Upper Wharfedale Primary Federation aims to meet six times a year.

View the 2018/19 Governing Board Table here.

All Governors are also linked to aspects of our current School Development Plan, and to curriculum areas which they monitor through visits to school and discussion with staff.

All twelve governors’ posts are filled at present.  This is what they each say about themselves:

Governor Roles and Responsibilities January 2019

Mrs Ella Besharati
Executive Co-Headteacher
Mrs Christine Boxall
Executive Co-Headteacher
Mrs Anne Vetch
Local Authority Governor & Chair of Governors
Reverend David Macha
Foundation Governor - Ex-Officio
Mrs Jan Crawford
Foundation Governor
Mr Robert Stockdale
Foundation Governor
Mr Kester Horn
Foundation Governor
Mr Gareth Burcher
Co-Opted Governor
Mrs Siobhan Tywang
Co-Opted Governor
Mrs Nicky White
Co-opted Governor
Mrs Niki Child
Parent Governor
Mr Peter Vernon
Parent Governor (Vice-Chair of Governors)
Mrs Orla Gibbons
Staff Governor
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