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Meet the Governors

What do governors do?

Do you wonder what governors do for our school and what are the responsibilities they hold? Please see the document below, which shows how we contribute to the success of Holly Spring Primary School. There are many areas of responsibility for the Head Teacher, but she will bring reports and updates to the governing body, and we will visit the school to see evidence for ourselves.


Governor Roles for 2020/21

  • Co-Chairs: Helen Durbin
  • Vice-Chair: Mark A’Bear

Specific Governor Responsibilities:

  • Safeguarding: Helen Durbin
  • SEND: Shyam Dhokia
  • Pupil Premium Grant: Rachel Evans
  • Development: Liz Lord
  • Health & Safety: James Turner
  • GDPR Monitoring: John Bragg
  • EYFS Monitoring: Alex Rylance
  • In addition to these, our Deputy Heads are all Associate Members and any member of the Senior Leadership Team may attend meetings to bring reports for Governors to review.

Objectives for this academic year

Each year, the governors agree their strategic objectives for the coming year. This year they are:

  • Support the school and Senior Leadership Team in its first year as an amalgamated Primary School.
  • Monitor the progress in the key focus areas for school development.
  • Engage with all stakeholders across the school community.

Governor Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a parent governor on our governing body. Look out for details on how to submit a nomination form to the governing body, along with opening dates and deadlines for the submissions. 

More Information

If you are interested in becoming a school governor please contact the clerk to the governing body at clerk@hsprimary.uk, or chair@hsprimary.uk to register your interest or gain more information. Alternatively, you can email governor.services@bracknell-forest.gov.uk for other governor roles within the borough.

Governing Body Information

This section contains statutory information for our governors. Please click on the links below for:

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