The Governors key roles are;

To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.

To hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff.

To oversee the financial performance of the school and make sure its money is well spent.

Welcome to our Governors’ section

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests for your information.

St Denys CE Infant School has a very committed Governing Body that oversees the work of the school. The Governors make regular visits and all have key strategic roles that they fulfil on a frequent visits to the school.

Committees of the governing body and names of the chairs

Detailed work is carried out through the work of the committees; these are the finance, staffing & pay, health & safety, Christian ethos, and curriculum committees.

Chair of Governors

Vice Chair

Mrs Cox

Clerk to Governing Body

Mrs Jones

Ex Officio Governor Revd.

Revd Dr A Hartropp

Foundation Governor

Mrs Coleman


Mrs Sargeant

Local Authority Governor

Mr Kilcoyne

Parent Governor

Mrs Garratt


Mrs Wilkinson

Co-opted Governor 

Currently vacant

Co-opted Governor 

Currently vacant

Co-opted Governor

Mrs Simmons

Staff Governor

Mrs Webster

Associate Governor

Mr Brembridge

Associate Governor

Mrs Cooling

Associate Governor

Associate Governor

Mrs McGlynn

Mr Harley

Mrs Sargeant – Headteacher
Mr Roberts – Chair of Governors
Mrs Cox – Vice Chair
Mrs Coleman – Foundation Governor
Mrs Garratt – Parent Governor
Revd Dr A Hartropp – Ex Officio Governor Revd.
Mr Kilcoyne – LA Governor
Mrs Simmons – Co-opted Governor
Mrs Webster – Staff Governor
Mrs Wilkinson – Co-opted Governor
Mrs Jones – Clerk to Governing Body

Date of appointment of each governor

NameRolesAppointing bodyTerm of officeDate of appointmentDate stepped down
Judith ColemanFoundation GovernorLeicester Diocesan Board of Education4 years23/11/2023
Charlotte-Grace CoxVice ChairCo-opted by governing body4 years02/12/2022
Emma GarrattChair of health & safety committeeParent4 years02/12/2022
Andrew HartroppChair of Christian ethos committee Ex Officio FoundationEx Officio24/04/2020
John KilcoyneChair of curriculum committeeLA Governor4 years02/12/2022
Nigel RobertsChair of GovernorsCo-opted by governing body4 years16/09/2023
Cheryl SargeantChair of staffing & pay committeeHeadteacherEx Officio01/07/2020
Jennifer SimmonsCo-opted GovernorCo-opted by governing body4 years19/01/2023
Yvonne TarryCo-opted by governing body4 years24/01/202224/01/2024
Catherine WebsterStaff GovernorStaff4 years11/05/2023
Laura WilkinsonCo-opted GovernorCo-opted by governing body4 years01/04/2022

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