Lacewood Primary School

Always try your best to be your best



Under the terms of the Education (No2) Act, 1986 the composition of the Governing Body for Lacewood Primary School is:

  • 2 Parent representatives
  • 1 Local Education Authority representatives
  • 1 Staff representative
  • The Headteacher
  • 7 Co-opted representatives

This composition reflects the number of full time education children at Lacewood Primary School i.e. between 100 and 299.

Governors are appointed for a 4 year term of office and will meet at least once each school term.


Governor Position Business/ Financial Interest




Mrs J Stratton


Head Teacher


Husband's DJ business provides school discos 



Cllr. M Noble


Local Authority


Relative employed at school


Under review


Ms V Cuming








Mrs L Hicks








Mrs L Andrews








Cllr C Johnson 

Co-opted/ Local Authority





Mrs KM Webster



Parent/ Chair


Local Registered Childminder



Miss K Akeroyd 





















Roles and responsibilities


  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Engage with key stakeholders;
  • Operate in such a way that statutory duties are met and priorities are approved;
  • Provide challenge and hold the headteacher and other senior leaders to account for improving the quality of teaching, pupils' achievement and pupils' behaviour and safety;
  • Contribute to the school's self-evaluation and understand its strengths and weaknesses;
  • Support and strengthen school leadership;
  • Use performance management systems, including the performance management of the headteacher, to improve teaching, leadership and management;
  • Ensure solvency and probity and that the financial resources made available to the school are managed effectively;
  • Use the pupil premium and other resources to overcome barriers to learning, including reading, writing and mathematics.