Who is Who


The  governors play a central role in the management of the school and have a close working relationship with the Headteacher in the running of the school. Although each governor has their own role to play, we all work as a team and have a collective responsibility for the decisions that are made about the school.

At Harnham Infant School the governors are always available to listen to you - the parents and your child.


Who are we:

Miss Dorrington 


Mrs Salmon

Clerk to the Governors

Mrs Evans

 Chair of Governors

Mrs Churchill 

Co-opted Governor

Mrs Batchelor

Staff Governor

Mrs Sirl 

Co-opted Governor

Mr Bell

Parent Governor

Mrs Pike

Co-opted Governor

Mr Casey

Vice Chair of Governors 

Mr Waydia

Parent Governor

Mr Otieno

Parent Governor

Ms Niccals

Parent Governor

Ms Ross

Parent Governor

Mrs Sowerby

Associate Governor

Full Governing Body Attendance 2019-20

Full Governing Body Attendance 2018-19

Full Governing Body Attendance 2017-18

Register of Interests 2017-18

What do we do?

While we work as a team, we also are divided into smaller sub-committees to deal with specific areas of school management. These include:


•Finance - managing the school budget.

•Staffing/Appointments - checking staff employment policies, appointment/dismissal of staff.

•Curriculum - monitor that the National Curriculum is being taught and its assessment procedures carried out, including Special Educational Needs and Pupil Premium. 

•Welfare - including monitoring safeguarding, well-being and attendance.

•Health & Safety - including 6 monthly premises inspection, ensure health and safety and security procedures are observed.


How do we do it?

•We meet as a full governing body at least each half term (minutes are available for inspection in the entrance hall). Other sub-committees meet as appropriate.

•We visit the school and staff meetings where possible and aim to work closely with the Junior School governors.

•We keep up-to-date by attending governors training courses.


How can you help?

•Approaching any governor with issues you may want to discuss - either personally or in writing.

•Contact with the Governing Body may be made through the Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Teresa Salmon

- by hand: c/o the school office

- by post: c/o Harnham Infant School

- by email: admin@harnham-inf.wilts.sch.uk marked FAO Clerk to the Governors

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