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St Peter's Primary School


St Peter’s Primary School – the Local Governing Board 

The Local Governing Board of St Peter’s Primary School is responsible for setting the direction of the school, holding the headteachers to account and ensuring financial probity. Members of the Local Advisory Board have been appointed on the basis of their skills, knowledge and experience.

We need another parent member for our LGB. A letter has been sent to parents today (22/11/22) if you are interested in nominating yourself or another parent. A copy of this letter can be found on our letters page.

Our Local Advisory Board currently consists of the following members:

Name Area Responsible For 2022_2023
Peter Taylor (Chair)  Leadership and Management; Financial Management
Caroline Barriball  Co-Head of School
Simone Cook (parent governor) Lead Governor for Health & Safety
Joanna Davis (co-opted governor) SEND, Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Pupils
Sharon Hodges (co-opted) Behaviour and Attitudes

Simon Hooberman

Joe Jagger Staff Advisor (Teaching)
Joannah Kelly New for 2023_2024
Ciara Riordan New for 2023_2024

Samantha Sandle 

Co-Head of School; Additional Staff Advisor

Emma Smith

Staff Advisor (Teaching)
Kim Wells (additional co-opted governor) Joint Lead Governor for Curriculum

Jane Wragg (co-opted governor)

Joint Lead Governor for Curriculum

What do we do?

We work closely with the headship team and staff to drive improvement in standards, ensure the safety and wellbeing of pupils and staff and deliver the best possible opportunities for every child to achieve their potential.

The School Improvement Plan is the backbone to the work we all do together. Click here for a Summary of the School Development Plan summary for 2022-2023.

Our role is to provide a strategic overview, ensure accountability and constructively challenge and support how the school and its resources are managed.  We carefully monitor progress and attainment.  We agree targets, policies, priorities and budgets.

Getting involved

Please do get in touch with us if you have any ideas, suggestions or questions.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Local Governing Board, we would love to hear from you.  We would encourage anyone with an interest to get in touch for an informal chat about how you can contribute your skills and experience to the Local Governing Board. Our meeting dates are published on the school calendar and the Chair and any of the members of the Local Governing Board can be contacted via the school office email address

For the members of the Local Governing Board's Register of Business and Personal Interests for 2022/23 please click here.

For the members of the Local Governing Board's Register of Business and Personal Interests for 2023/24 please click here.

To contact the Chair of the Local Governing Board, please send any correspondence via the School office, Normanton Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 7AR (