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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.

NameType of GovernorTerm of Office endsAppointing BodyLink Roles
Mark FosbrookFoundation (Chair)15.11.22Lichfield Diocese

PE/Sport/Sport Premium

Year 6 Class Link

Rev. Suzan WilliamsFoundation (Vice Chair) Lichfield Diocese

RE and Collective Worship


Year 1 Class Link

Steve CharmleyLocal Authority 22.02.24Local Authority


Year 4 Class Link

Samuel DruceStaff12.10.24StaffReception Class Link
Phil BowdFoundation06.11.24Lichfield DioceseYear 1 Class Link
Suzanne WarnerCo-opted24.03.23Governors

Training and Development

Year 2 Class Link

Cathryn McArthurFoundation01.01.24Lichfield Diocese

Child Protection and Safeguarding

Early Years

Reception Class Link

Dawn WatkinParent22.11.23ParentsYear 4 Class Link
Sophia AndersonParent02.10.24Parents

Year 2 Class Link

Alison GidneyFoundation11.10.22Lichfield Diocese


Pupil Premium and Looked After Children

Year 3 Class Link

Jan PaulFoundation11.10.22Lichfield Diocese

Curriculum and Academic Enrichment

Year 5 Class Link

Carl RogersEx Officio (headteacher)   
Steve AnkersFoundation05.05.24Lichfield DioceseMathematics


Please see below for information relating to Business Interests:


NameName of BusinessNature of BusinessNature of Interest
Steve Charmley

Shropshire Council/Parish Council

Oswestry Handyman and Gardening Services

Muddy Boots Sports Ltd







Cathryn McArthur

Jan PaulNilNilNil
Alison GidneyNilNilNil
Mark FosbrookNilNilNil
Sam DruceNilNilNil
Phil BowdOswestry SchoolEducationCompany Secretary
Suzanne WarnerNilNil Nil
Dawn WatkinNilNilNil
Sophia AndersonNilNilNil
Steve AnkersSGA Consulting Services LtdFinanceCompany Director


Please below for details of governors' attendance for the past academic year:


NameAttendance at meetings
Steve Charmley 
Cath McArthur 
Jan Paul 
Alison Gidney 
Mark Fosbrook 
Helen Goodes 
Sam Druce 
Phil Bowd 
Suzanne Warner