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The Governing Body has an extremely important part to play in life of any school. Our Voluntary Governing body include representatives from the Parish of St John's, Deepcar, the Diocese of Sheffield, the local authority, parents of pupils, the local council and teaching staff at the school. 

The governing body at Deepcar St John's Church of England Junior School is an active and enthusiastic body which support the school in making strategic decisions in driving the school forward. 

Governors are appointed to help:-
  • Decide and monitor what is taught 
  • Set standards of behaviour 
  • Interview and select staff 
  • Decide and monitor how the school budget is set and spent 
  • Be involved in and monitor other areas such as Health and Safety, Premises, School Inspection and Planning, Child Protection, Special Needs and reporting to parents. 
  • Oversee the performance management of all staff. 
Meetings of the Full Governing Body take place at least once every term but can be called as and when necessary.  If you feel that you need to contact one of our Governors, please do so via our school office. 

Chair and Vice Chair of Governors:

 Dr Cheryl Shaw (Chair of Governors and Foundation Governor)

 Mrs Tricia Bullock (Vice Chair and Foundation Governor)

Staff and LA Governors:

Beverley Cordle (Headteacher)

Nicola Pearce (Staff)

Jane Lees (LA governor)

Associate and Foundation Governors: 

Dr Cheryl Shaw (Foundation) 

Tricia Bullock (Foundation)

Pam Helliwell (Foundation)

Rev Hilda Isaacson (Foundation)

Trevor Bird (Foundation)

Tina Winterburn (Foundation)
Parent Governors:

Lisa Crossland 

Stephanie Ballantyne



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