Bishopstone Church Of England Primary School

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Meetings 2020-2021

 Sub Committee Meetings

Performance and Standards/Accounting for Resources

  • 17th November 2020
  • 19th January 2021
  • 27th April 2021 cxld
  • 15th June 2021 cxld

Full Governing Board Meetings

  • 29th September 2020
  • 1st December 2020
  • 2nd February 2021
  • 27th April
  • 11th May 2021
  • 15th June 2021  
  • 29th June 2021

 Meetings and Minutes 

Due to Covid19 and reduced number of Governors the board is currently meeting in a combined form from January 2021 until further notice.

Please contact the school office if you require a printed version of any of the documents. 

Click here for Governor attendance 2018-2019

Click here for Governor attendance 2019-2020

Governor Training

The Governors at Bishopstone CE take their role very seriously, below is some of the training that they have been on recently:

Governor Training - September 2017 onwards

Governor Training Course Date


Mrs Sue Tremlin

Mrs Kate Wright

Mrs Sally Pocock


Safeguarding L2

Safeguarding L2









Mrs Sally Pocock RADICALISATION TRAINING 27/04/2019
Mrs Sara Hall  GOVERNORS ROLE IN STAFFING 17/01/2019
Rev.d Bill GDPR 12/09/2018
Rev.d Bill DOMESTIC ABUSE 01/06/2018
Mrs Sara Hall FOUNDATION GOVERNORS 24/04/2018
Mrs Sara Hall  ANXIETY IN THE WORKPLACE 06/03/2018
Mrs Sara Hall  SAFER RECRUITMENT  01/11/2017
Mrs Kate Wright  NEW GOVERNORS 13/10/2017
Mrs Sara Hall  PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT  05/10/2017
Mrs Kate Wright  PREVENT TRAINING 20/07/2017
Rev.d Bill SAFER RECRUITMENT  01/06/2017
Mrs Sara Hall  GOVERNORS BRIEFING 11/07/2017
Mr Andrew Fraser  SAFEGUARDING  26/06/2017
Mrs Kate Wright  SAFEGUARDING  26/06/2017
Rev.d Bill SAFEGUARDING L3 01/04/2017
Mrs Sara Hall  NEW GOVERNORS 10/03/2017


Our governors work at the core of Bishopstone School.  If you wish to have something discussed at a governors meeting please contact one of the Parent Governors - Kate Wright or Mark Oakley.

Upon joining the board you will be asked to complete a skills audit.  This is a useful document to look at if you are also considering becoming a Governor.  Please click here to read through a copy.

Click on the links below to find out more

Chair of Governors: Sally Pocock (joined March 2019, CoG from Mar21)

Governor (transition from CoG Mar21) Andrew Fraser

Co-opted Governor: Bethany Pearson (teacher, joined January 2020)

Parent Governor: Kate Wright (joined June 2017)

Parent Governor: Mark Oakley (joined March 2019)

Staff Governor: Sue Tremlin

Headteacher: Emma Lindsay (joined Sept 2013)

Foundation Governor: Karen Stevens, joined 23/03/21

Foundation Governor: Vacant - Revd William O'Connell retired Jan 2021

Vice Chair (Co-opted Governor): Kate Wright (position taken from February 2020)

Clerk to the Governors - Sue Dent (joined January 2019)

No Governor is currently a Governor of another school. 

Useful Documents

For the National Governors' Association - Code of Conduct that the Governing Body adheres to please click here

Instrument of Government 2020 click here

Meetings to create the new school vision going forwards were attended on:

Session 1 - 5:30-8pm Tuesday 3rd July 2019,  Session 2 - 5:30-7:30pm Monday 15th July 2019,  

Session 3 - 5:30-7:30pm Tuesday 25th November 2019

Structure of Bishopstone CE Governing Board - November 2019