Green Farm Road, Colne Engaine, Colchester, CO6 2HA

Tel: 01787 222717

e-mail: (Mrs Sarah Cushney, School Business Manager)

Headteacher:  Mrs Julie Sarti

These are the current members of the Governing Body. They can be contacted via the school.  

The business and personal interests of governors, along with other information about their roles, can be found in Business and Personal Interests of Governors.

Find out more about each governor and see what they look like here.

Foundation PCC

Mrs Jane Lambert

The Governing Body meets in full session when there are matters which require the views or agreement of all governors.

Attendance at Full Governing Body and at Committees is very good;  we are never inquorate.

Further details about attendance are available on this form.

Governing Body resources, such as policies, handbooks, access to training, are in the Governor area of the VLE, RM Portico.

Full Governing Body Meetings, 2016/2017 at 5.00 pm

15th September 2016
15th November 2016
9th March 2017
28th June 2017

Much of the work of the Governing Body is done in committees and working parties.  

Currently there are two major committees with smaller groups drawn from them which meet when required.

  • Children's Learning and Well Being; Exclusions (chair Jessica Bond)
  • Resources  (chair Godfrey Evans)
  • Admissions (chair Alison McKeown)
  • Staff Pay
  • Pay Appeals
  • Headteacher's Performance Management & Pay
  • Staff Disciplinary/ Dismissals Appeals
  • Pay Policy Working Party

The structure of committees is in this diagram.

The Scheme of Delegation specifies which functions are delegated to committees.


Committee Meeting Dates 2016- 2017



Children's Learning & Well Being    


October 31st 2016 1.30 pm

March 9th 2017 1.30 pm

June 8th 2017 1.30 pm


October 13th 2016 9.30 am

February 23rd 2016 9.30 am

March 23rd 2017 9.30 am

May 25th 2017

HT Performance and Pay   



Final Review and Setting New Targets October 19th 2016 1.30 pm

Interim Reviews

February 2017 TBC

June 2017 TBC

 Staff Pay


November 3rd 2016

9.00 am








You can find more details about the work of the Governing Body over the past year in the Governance Statement on the Governors' Newsletters page.

A file of record of all non-confidential governing body meetings is kept and is available for inspection at the school.  Contact the School Office for further details.


Mr Godfrey Evans (Chair)


Mrs Alison McKeown (Link Governor)

Foundation D.E.C.


Mr Doug McKenzie


Mr Murray Thorpe


HH Christopher Barnett QC

Foundation Ex-Officio

Rev Peter Allen


 Mrs Marian Ripper


Mrs Jessica Bond


Mr Rob Twyman


Ms Natalie Andrews


Mrs Julie Sarti


Mrs Elizabeth Murphy