School Governors

Clearwell C of E School has a committed group of 10 School Governors.

The Governing Body is appointed to ensure the school is run efficiently and responsibly and to offer support and act as a “critical friend” to the Head Teacher.  Each Governor usually serves at least a four year term and their time and efforts are given voluntarily.

Your Governing Body

Our Governor members are grouped to represent different areas of the community;

1 Ex-Officio

1 Foundation Governors

1 Local Authority Governor

1 Headteacher

1 Staff Governor

3 Co-opted Governors

2 Parent Governors

Governors then represent the whole body on various sub-committees:

Resources and Finance
Curriculum and Standard

CLEARWELL SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY – A list of the current Governing Body

Governors’ Register of attendance 2017-2018

Governors

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Mrs Kate Graham

Chair of Governors

Kate has lived in Clearwell for seven years and has two children currently attending the school with a third to join in September 2021.  Kate is a Parent Governor and currently the Chair of the governing body.  Kate is a historian and Heritage Consultant and spends time outside school working with and in historic buildings.  She is also a keen runner and enjoys sports of all kinds.  Kate recognises that Clearwell School has wonderful qualities and is a fabulous village school. She is keen to maintain our high standards and spread the word about our achievements.

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Mrs Cilla James

Head Teacher
Teri Chance

Mrs Teri Chance

Vice Chair

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Mrs Sandra Jones


Foundation Governor

Miss Chris Young

Ex-Officio Governor

The Governors of Clearwell C of E Primary have set the following principles of behaviour:-

  • As a Church of England Primary school we aim to work together to inspire and empower all our children to achieve their very best, regardless of their race, gender, class or abilities.
  • We believe good behaviour is essential to the fulfilment of this aim.
  • We believe good behaviour enables effective learning, and that effective teaching and learning promote good behaviour.
    We believe in a culture of respect for each other, the school and the community.
  • We value the importance of self-esteem and self-discipline, and work hard to nurture and foster it in our learner.
  • We believe it is important to involve parents, carers and children in establishing and maintaining good behaviour and for us all to provide positive role models.
  • We strongly believe in the principle of equal opportunities and value cultural diversity.   We will not tolerate bullying, violence, racism, sexism or any form of discrimination.
  • We have developed a clear system of celebrating successes and we implement sanctions consistently.
  • We have a responsibility to support those children with emotional and behavioural needs to enable them to be educated with their peers wherever possible.
  • We endorse the school’s behaviour policy and undertake to monitor its effectiveness and support staff in its implementation.
  • We will ensure that teachers can teach and children can learn in an atmosphere of respect, security and enjoyment.

For a copy of the School’s Behaviour Blue Print please click http://www.clearwellprimaryschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Clearwells-Behaviour-Blue-print.pdf