Governors

Bassenthwaite School has a very active Governing Body. Working closely with the Headteacher and other teaching staff in the school, the Governing Body set the direction of the school, monitor the school’s performance and support the school to continue improving. The register of pecuniary and business interests can be found in the school office.

The current governors, whose term of office last until October 2019, for our school are as follows:


Full Governing Body

Chair of Governors Brian Eaton (LA Governor)
Vice Chair FGB, Chair of Staffing Committee Margaret Taylor- SEND governor
Teacher Governors Sara Royle
Anneli Pickering
 Parent Governors Kirsty Miles
Lucy Oliver – website
Co-opted Governors Gareth Mendus (formerly Community)

Louise Lord (Health and Safety)

Revd. Peter Streatfeild (formerly LA)
Mark Ainsworth (Safeguarding Governor)

Local Authority Governor, Chair of Finance Committee Brian Eaton (LA governor)
Associate Member Margaret Taylor
Clerk to the Governors Josephine Peel MBE

Finance, Premises, Health and Safety Committee

Mark Ainsworth (Chair)
Louise Lord
Sara Royle
Brian Eaton
Gareth Mendus
Lucy Oliver

Staffing, SEND and Curriculum Committee

Margaret Taylor (Chair)
Anneli Pickering
Sara Royle
Peter Streatfield
Kirsty Miles


Governors Training

All Governors are required to attend a variety of different training courses whenever possible.

>> View Governors Training