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The Local Governing Body is a team of people who work in partnership with the Headteacher and ‘govern the school’.  They appoint the Headteacher, set and monitor policies, decide how the school should spend its budget, foster good relations with parents, the local community and others, maintain and improve the school premises and make sure the appropriate Curriculum is provided, amongst other duties.  They work as a team and take collective decisions, establishing committees and working parties as they consider appropriate.

Part of a Governor’s role is to challenge the Head.

The three main types of challenge are as follows:-

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure it’s money well spent


The Governing Body

Christine Wilson – Chair of Governors

Tim Jolly – Headteacher – Staff Governor

Glen Hopkins – Staff Governor

Richard Adams – Trust Appointed Governor

Will Preston – Trust Appointed Governor

Rev Sam Taylor – Trust Appointed Governor

Laura Smith – Parent Governor

Philippa Fletcher – Parent Governor

Laura Exton – Clerk to the Governors


Braeburn Register of Business Interests 2022-23

Braeburn Primary & Nursery Academy LGB Meeting Attendance 22-23 – Sheet1

Braeburn Summary Register of Business Interests 2021-22

Braeburn Summary Register of Business Interests 2020-21


For any queries to the Governing Body please contact 


We currently have no vacancies on our Local Governing Body.

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