Welcome to the Governors’ section of our website where you can find out about our school’s governors and the work of the Governing Body.


The Governors of Kingfield Primary and Nursery School are dedicated to the achievement of pupils through creative and inclusive teaching. We are ambitious for the school and are focused on continuous improvement in all areas of the school. The Governing Body has a legal responsibility for the overall management of the school and governors are actively involved in school life in many ways .Governors set the school’s vision and strategic aims, monitor and evaluate performance and ensure the school is accountable to those it serves.


In November 2014 the Governing Body was reconstituted. The total current number of Governors is 12, which is made up of Local Authority (1), Parent (2), Staff (1), Co-opted (7), Head teacher (1). 


Governors are appointed for a term of 4 years, they are:


                    Joy Allen (Chair of Governors/ L.A Gov / Chair of  Children and Learning/Safeguarding )

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Charlotte Buchanan (Vice-Chair of Governors, Parent Governor/SEND) - Click here for profile

Maxine Small ( Parent Governor/Vice Chair of Resources) Click here for profile

  Susan Jackson (Co-opted Governor/LAC/SEND) Click here for profile

Reverend Jonathan Thomas (Co-opted Governor/Pupil Premium) Click here for profile

Barry Slayford (Co-opted Governor / Health and Safety) Click here for profile 

David Jackson  (Headteacher ) Click here for profile

Amy Humphreys ( Staff Governor) Click here for profile

John Cameron (Co-opted Governor) Click here for profile

Ciara Barr (Co-Opted Governor) Click here for profile

Ayoola Bankole (Co-opted Governor ) Click here for profile




Kingfield Primary School - Governor Job Description


Governors Code of Conduct 2018-19


Governor Dates of Appointment and Attendance Records



In order that matters concerning finance, staffing, pupil welfare, building maintenance, health and safety and monitoring of developments in the teaching curriculum are addressed, the Governing Body divides the work into the following subcommittees: Resources and Children and Learning. There is a Premises Working Group to oversee the buildings and matters of health and safety.  


The Full Governing Body meets at least three times a year and the subcommittees at least once each term.

Register of Interest 2018


Full Governing Body Meeting Dates 2018-19

03/10/18, 05/12/18, 11/03/19, 29/04/19, 22/07/19

Committee Meeting Dates 2018-19

Resources - 22/11/18, 28/02/19, 29/04/19, 20/06/19

Children and Learning - 17/10/18, 11/02/19, 08/05/19




If you would like to attend a meeting of the Full Governing Body to observe us at work please contact the school office.    


 The Governors can be contacted via the school office and would welcome any suggestions or comments that you would like to make about the school.