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Name Term of Office & Appointed as Term expiry Relationship school staff Current employment/business & financial interests Other establishments governed
Jane Barrow 21/09/2017 21/09/2021 None SENDCO at The Meadows Primary School, Birmingham None
Jane Baker 15/09/2014 07/09/2022 Supply Teacher Retired teacher Lickey End First School
Louise Beck 05/01/2004 16/01/2021 Secretary at school Secretary at Meadows First School None
Georgina Chancellor 15/09/2014 17/09/2022 None Solicitor Gowling WLG None
Miles Jones 08/07/2013 21/09/2021 None Commercial Finance Manager - NEC Ltd None
Polly Reed 21/09/2017 21/09/2021 None Business Services Manager - WM Police & Crime Commission None
Carol Taylor 24/09/2015 24/09/2023 None TA at Witton Middle School None
Samantha Preece 27/05/2011 10/04/2023 None Head of Marketing - G Tech Solutions None
Andi Lynch 23/01/2012 30/09/2022 none Associate Assistant Head, Learner Welfare and Inclusion. St James Academy, Dudley None
Elisa Parker 10/04/2019 10/04/2023 None Finance Assistant - Bitters 'n' Twisted None
Scott Sanderson 10/04/2019 10/04/2023 None Fly By Nite Conferences Ltd None
Caroline Tilsley 18/01/2010 10/04/2023 None Avon Freight Group None
Wendy Dwyer 01/12/2015 01/12/2019 deputy head Deputy Head at Meadows First School None

Role of Governing Body

The Governing Body works with the Head Teacher and creates a clear understanding of the challenges faced in managing the school. The governing body's role is to question and challenge. A good working relationship is essential as a real critical friendship is only achieved where there is trust and mutual respect.

The Governing Body sets the general direction of the school, looking at how it should best develop and improve. This is done by reviewing and agreeing policies, setting targets and priorities and monitoring and reviewing aims and objectives.

Click here for the instument of government for Meadows. 

Click here for the statutory duties of our Governing Body.

Impact of the Governing Body

Each school in the state system has a Governing Body. The Governing Body plays a key role in helping oversee the strategic direction of the school and works in partnership with the Head Teacher and Senior Management Team. The main aim of a Governing body is to ensure the delivery of a high standard of education for all pupils in its care.  

Impact of Governing Body 2018 / 2019


The Governing Body has a professional attitude and uses their collective skills to benefit our learners. It gathers views, asks questions and decides what is best for the school and the children.  They hold full meetings each term and assign specific tasks and responsibilities to individual governors as listed below. We hold a general meeting each term, which covers strategy, buildings/finance, personnel and curriculum. We also hold a  separate meeting each term which has a  specific focus on Finance and Buildings. 

Please click here for the Terms of Reference of the Governing Body and for the Finance & Buildings sub committee and Individual roles. Other Terms of Reference are available on request from the school office for Appeals, Discipline Committee, Head Performance Management, Hearings Committee.