Far Forest Lea MemorialCE Primary School



Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


Role of the Governing Body:

The main role of the governing body is to support the Head teacher and the staff through taking a strategic approach to the schools operations and by seeking excellence across the entire spectrum of school life.


Our legal duties include:

  • Setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • Approving the school budget
  • Reviewing progress against the schools budget and development plan
  • Appointing, supporting and challenging the headteacher.


The governing body as a whole meet each term, with sub committee meetings to review specific activities such as curriculum, finance, buildings and personnel.


If you would like to know more, or are interested in becoming a governor, please contact us via the school office or email

Governors and roles:

The Far Forest Lea Memorial CE Primary School Governing Body was reconstituted on the 1st November 2014


Governor Name                                               

Term of Office -

End date

Appointing body
Parent Governors

Victoria Crewe                    




Governing body


LA Governor      
Staff Governor Mrs M Begum 9/10/22 Governing body
Executive Headteacher  Mrs S Reeves-Walters ongoing Governing body
Foundation Governors

Rev Sallie Butcher




Diocese of Worcester


Co-opted Governors

Gareth Webb

Stacey Carter (Chair)

Andrew Whordley




Governing body

Governing body

Governing body

Clerk to Governors Jill Walker  ongoing Governing body


SEND Gareth Webb
Safeguarding Andrew Whordley


Governors Committees:

Committee Responsibilities Include Governor

Resources Committee

Chair: Stacey Carter

Clerk: Jill Walker 


HR Issues


Property Development   

Stacey Carter

Andy Whordley 

Victoria Crewe



Raising Standards Committee

Chair: Andy Whordley

Clerk: Jill Walker 

Quality of Achievement 

Teaching and Learning                       

Mrs M Begum                     

Gareth Webb

Sallie Butcher 

Andy Whordley