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Parent Governor Election

Voting has now closed and the result will be published shortly.


The information below is for reference only.


Parent Governor Election – Ballot

22nd January, 2024

As you will be aware we have two vacancies for Parent Governors on our Local Governing Committee and have invited nominations for the position.

The following nominations have been received and are listed below:

  • Mr James Beardsworth
  • Mr Andrew Bishop
  • Mr Scott Hope
  • Mr Gary Merritt (for re-election)

As the number of nominations exceeds the number of vacancies, it is now necessary to hold a ballot.

Please click here to view a copy of a statement from each candidate to assist you in the voting process.

 How to vote: 

  • As there are TWO parent governor post available, you may vote for TWO candidates.
  • Only parents/carers of registered pupils at the school are eligible to vote.
  • Each parent/carer is entitled to two votes irrespective of the number of children at the school.
  • Any ballot forms received after the deadline will be declared void.
  • Please click here to register your vote

 The deadline for voting is Wednesday 24th January 2024 at 5pm.

 The two parents with the highest number of votes will be declared elected.  In the case of a tie, a coin will be tossed by the Head Teacher to determine the result.

Yours faithfully

 Mr P Roach

Executive Headteacher