Governor Committees




Great Paxton's Governing Body consists of thirteen members:

  • Three foundation governors
  • Two staff governors
  • Four co-opted governors
  • Three parent governors
  • One local authority governor

 In addition to the Full Governing Body we also have three other committees:

  • Standards (previously called Curriculum)
  • Resources (previously 2 separate committees - Finance and Personnel and General Purposes)
  • Faith Matters - (previously called SIAMs)



Standards Committee   

Mr Lee Frost

Miss Anne Miller

Mr. Michael Ogbechie

Mrs. Jo Lenton (Clerk)

Mrs. N. Cooper (Committee Chair)                   


Resources Committee

Mrs Julie Edwards                                                                  

Mr Lee Frost                                                                             

Mr. Guy Fairbairn

Mr. Alistair Smith (Committee Chair)

Mrs. Laura Lawrence


Faith Matters Committee

Mr Guy Fairbairn (Committee Chair)

Mrs Julie Edwards

Miss Anne Miller

Rev Canon Reed



Staff Dismissal & Hearings Committee

Mr. Guy Fairbairn

Mr. Alistair Smith


Appeals Panel

Rev Canon Reed

Mrs. Jo Lenton

Mrs. N. Cooper                   


Pupil Discipline Committee

Mr. Guy Fairbairn

Mrs Julie Edwards

Mr. Alistair Smith


Salary Committee

Mr. Alistair Smith

Mrs. Laura Lawrence


Governor for Special Educational Needs/Gifted and Talented (including responsibility for Pupil Premium)                                                                                             

Literacy and Modern Foreign Languages Governor – Rev Canon Annette Reed                      Numeracy Governor – Mr. Alistair Smith                                                                           

Foundation Subjects Governor – Mr. Guy Fairbairn

Child Protection Governor –  Mrs. Laura Lawrence

Computing Governor – Mr. Guy Fairbairn

Equality Governor – Mr Michael Ogbechie

PHSCE/RSE Governor – Mrs. N. Cooper                   

Science Governor – Mr. Alistair Smith 

Safer Recruitment Governor –  Mrs. Laura Lawrence

Link Governor for Training – Mrs Julie Edwards

Appointed Governors for Headteacher’s Performance Management - Rev Canon Annette Reed,  Mr. Alistair Smith, Mrs N. Cooper

Health and Safety/Medical Governor – Mrs. N. Cooper                   

Link Governor for Parish Council/ Community Room – Mr Lee Frost

Link Governor for PTA - Vacancy

Governor for Initial Teacher Training – Mr. Michael Ogbechie  

Governor for Looked After Children (LAC) & PLAC (Post Looked After Children)- 

Governor with responsibility for Managing Governor Visits/Training– Mrs. Laura Lawrence

Governor with responsibility for the school website – Mr. Alistair Smith

Governor with responsibility for Sports Premium – Vacancy



  •  We as a staff give reassurance to our children that we are there for them as Jesus was for his flock. We will care and look after them, we will teach them and do not leave anyone behind.