The Bythams School

The Bythams Primary School

Creeton Road, Little Bytham, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG33 4PX

Telephone: 01780 410275 Email: office@bythams.lincs.sch.uk

Our Governing Body

At The Bythams Primary School, the Govenors work tirelessly and play an important role in the school community.

The Governing body is responsible for the strategic management of our school and makes decisions about a wide range of issues, including:

  • Ensuring accountability
  • Acting as a ‘critical friend’ to the Head Teacher
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school’s progress
  • Budgetary allocation and control
  • Planning for the long term future of the school
  • Setting the school’s aims and values
  • Appointing senior members of staff including the Head Teacher

Our Governors

Fiona Allett

Fiona Allett

Chair of Governors

Parent Governor

Chair of Standards and Welfare Committee 

Appointed: 5 November 2016 

Appointed by: Parents

Expected Retirement date: 4 November 2020 

Richard Clarke

Mr Clarke

Head Teacher

Chair of Finance & Resources Committee

Appointed 01 September 2015

Position ongoing

Appointed by: Governing Body

Mrs Jo Wilson

Jo Wilson

Staff Governor

Date Appointed: 1 April 2016

Appointed by: Governing Body

Expected Retirement Date: 31 March 2020 

Andrew Woodward

Andrew Woodward

Parent Governor

Appointed by Parents

Appointment Date 1 November 2016

Expected Retirement Date 1 November 2020

 

Sarah Hind

Sarah Hind

Parent Governor

Appointed 27 January 2016

Appointed by parents

Expected retirement date 27 January /2010

John Ireland

John Ireland

Co-opted Governor

Appointed 22 September 2015

Appointed by: Governing Body

Expected Retirement date: 21 September 2019

Sarah Walters

Sarah Walters

LA Governor

Appointed by Governors

Appointment Date 01 September 2016

Expected Retirement Date 1 September 2020

Jackie Gauntley

Jackie Gauntley

Co-Opted Governor

Date Appointed: 22 September 2015

Appointed by: Governing Body

Expected Retirement Date: 21 September 2019 

Jeremy Millar

Jeremy Millar

Co-Opted Governor

Date Appointed: 30th January 2017

Appointed by Governors

Expected Retirement Date: 29 January 2021 

Catherine Lidgley

Catherine Lidgley

Clerk to the Governors

Appointed: 01 February 2017

Position ongoing

How are Governors appointed

There are several different groups responsible for appointing governors, although once appointed all governors essentially perform the same role.

More information on Governors and the role of the Governing body can be found on the Lincolnshire County Council website.