Our School Governing Body is responsible for making decisions about how the work of the school is run. All governing bodies have certain obligations, legal duties, powers and responsibilities. The Full Governing Body meet five times a year but in addition to these meetings, governors also sit on sub-committees that report to the Full Governing Body. These committees are Curriculum and Standards; Staffing and Communication and Premises and Finance. Our Governing Body includes the following people:


Governor Register – Academic Year 2020/2021


Name Category AppointingBody

Current Term of Office

Committee Membership

Additional Responsibilities

Business & Pecuniary Interests

Governor At Another Educational Establishment

Relationships With Staff Members, Students Or Other Members Of Governing Board Attendance

Sandra Allen

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board



Inclusion, Safeguarding, Attendance, HTPM



  FGB 5/5  F&P2/2   L&S 1/1   S&C 3/3   EGB 3/3
Carol Bond Head Teacher   15/9/20 All   Member of Staff  


FGB 5/5  F&P2/2   L&S 1/1   S&C 3/3   EGB 2/3

Rosie Griffiths

Staff Governor




  Member of Staff      

Nicholas Labuschagne

Co-opted Governor


20/2/20 -19/1/22


  District councillor for South Gloucestershire and member of Winterbourne Parish Council     FGB 0/2  EGB 0/3

Nicola Allaouat

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

23/11/20 -22/11/22

 Standards and   Learning     Staffing

Website Communication  Co Chair Staffing Committee

Occasional cover as a lunch break supervisor


Cousin with a child at school

FGB 5/5  L&S 1/1   S&C 3/3   EGB 3/3

                  FGB 4/5  F&P 1/2    EGB 1/3  S&C 3/3

Caitlin Bragg

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

28/9/20-29/9/22 Premises & Finance Additional funding & catch up       No meetings 19/20   (New Governor)

Tracy Lenzy

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

13/7/20-12/7/22 Staffing HTPM       No meetings 19/20   (New Governor)

Jason Walker   Vice Chair

Parent Governor



Premises & Finance    (Vice Chair)

STEM           Health & Safety   No Parent of a child at Elm Park FGB 5/5  L&S 1/1    EGB 3/3 

Jo Briscombe

Local Authority Governor



 Standards and Learning (Chair)  

English Works for trading arm of South Gloucestershire council who provide a number of purchase services to school. Trustees for South West grid for learning who provide online safety training, internal connectivity & other ICT services to schools No   FGB 5/5  L&S 1/1    EGB 3/3 

David Drew

Co-opted Governor



Premise & Finance          

  New build         HTPM  


Parent of a child at school

FGB 5/5  F&P   1/2  S&C 2/3 EGB 3/3 

Matthew Lewis






FGB 5/5  L&S 1/1  P&F    2/2  S&C 3/3      EGB 3/3 

Vicky Drew

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board


Standards & Lettings     No   FGB 3/5  L&S 1/1    EGB 3/3 

Newsletter 1 – May 2018

Newsletter 2 – Annual Governance Statement July 2018

Newsletter 3 – Annual Governance Statement 2019

Newsletter 4 – Annual Governance Statement 2020

Newsletter – Annual Governance Statement 2021