Sir Henry Fermor Church of England Primary School

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Sir Henry Fermor C of E Primary School has 7 governors.


Mr Richard Tyson, Chair, (Tenax Appointed Governor - 1 September 2016

Mrs Sharon Green, (Tenax Appointed Governor - 1 September2016)

Mrs Lynsey McFerran, (Tenax Appointed Governor - 1 September 2016)

Reverend Stephen Rees, (Tenax Appointed Governor - 1 September 2016)

Mrs Victoria Edmonds, (Parent Governor - 12 December 2016)

Mr Justin Singleton, (Parent Governor - 12 December 2016)

TBA (Staff Governor - Sept 2018)


All Governors are appointed by Tenax Schools Trust, with the exception of the two parent governors who were elected by parents and the staff governor who was elected by staff


Our local governing body also includes the headteacher, Mrs Sacha Strand.


Our Clerk to the Governors is Mrs Margaret Stebbing.


Our governing body meets between 5- 6 times per year.


The roles and responsibilities of the Local Governing Body are:

  • Standards and Safeguarding

  • Ethos, Character and Local Traditions

  • Working with Parents and the Local Community


Further details of the LGB's roles and responsibilities are contained in the Terms or Reference within the Tenax Schools Trust document below.


Individual governors also take on specific responsibilities as “link governors” for areas of the curriculum and aspects of the school’s life. These are detailed in the school’s Local Governing Body Information document below.


We are fortunate to have such a dedicated board of governors who are very active within the school; regularly coming into school and sharing in the learning and teaching taking place.


Tenax School Trust


If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, Mr Richard Tyson, by letter please send c/o the School Office or email the Clerk to the LGB –[email protected]