Welcome to the Governors' Page
The Governing Body of Thorpe Hall comprises a total of 7 governors: the Headteacher, two parents, one staff governor and three community governors.
Full governing body meetings occur generally every six weeks during the school year and these are supplemented by committee meetings as well. Sub Committees of the governing body are:
Finance and Premises
Pay and Personnel
The Governors also have a discipline committee that deals with appeals regarding exclusion or personnel issues.
With the exception of the Headteacher, governors are elected for a term of 4 years.
Copies of the minutes of non-confidential governors meetings are available from the school with appropriate notice.
If you have any comments regarding this web page please send to the Chair of Governors, Ashley Walker via the school office.
Thorpe Hall Governing Body Members
Headteacher - Paulette Houghton
Parent Governors - Stephen Balchin, Shuhel Malique
Staff Governor - Joanne Spearing
Co-opted Governors - Rebecca Hill, Debbie Lewis, Ashley Walker
Safeguarding - Debbie Lewis
Pupil Premium - Shuhel Malique
Behaviour and Wellbeing - Stephen Balchin
Health and Safety - Ashley Walker
Governor Training - Debbie Lewis
Thorpe Hall Governing Body Register of Interests
Name of Governor
|Relevant business interests||
Any other educational
Relationships with the
school staff including
spouses, partners and
|P.Houghton||Headteacher||Newport Primary School (Opossum Federation)||None|
Head of School
Newport Primary School (non-profit)
|Newport Primary School (Opossum Federation)||None|