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Governing Body Overview

Henbury View First School Governing Body Overview
The Governors are a vital part of the school partnership, working together for the benefit of the children and the effective running of the school. We work closely with teachers, non-teaching staff and parents to provide the best possible education for the children of Henbury View

Henbury View has a strong Governing body which consists of 10 members including the Head teacher as follows;

Headteacher: Mrs Jane Clarke

Parent Governors
Mrs Julie Cox
Mr Gavin Grissett

Staff Governor
Mrs Harriet Collins

Co-opted Governors
Mrs Natasha Graham
Mrs Leanne Symonds
Mr Matt Cox

Chair of Governors: Natasha Graham
Vice Chair of Governors: Gavin Grissett
Clerk to the Governors: Kirsty Street

Our Governing body has a strong focus on the three core strategic functions within Henbury
Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
Holding the headteacher to account for the education performance of Henbury View and its pupils.
Overseeing the financial performance of Henbury View and making sure it is money well spent.

Our governors are accountable for
The quality of education provided
The use of public funds
The wider contribution to the community

Minutes from each meeting once agreed and signed off are available upon request.  Should you have any questions or wish to talk to a member of the governing body please contact our Clerk of Governors Mrs Street via the school office on 01202 659170 or email