The Chair of the Local Governing Body at St Mary’s is Mrs Emma Farmer.  The role of the LGB is to oversee the Teaching and Learning and Safegaurding.

In the table below the roles, appointment, term of office  and pecuniary, business and other relevant interests are described for each current governor. It also shows the attendance record for meetings during the last academic year, starting September 2020. The first figure shows the number of meetings actually attended and the second figure shows the meetings held. A second table also describes governors who have now left the board but who have served during the last school year.

If you need to contact the Chair of Governors please contact the School Office.

Telephone: 01332 554831


Name Appointed By Role Relevant interests declared End of term of office Meetings attended


Sara Bolton Diocese:

Foundation Governor

Link Governor-Safeguarding

Vice Chair

Trustee Wilmot, Gilbert & Berrysford Charity – Chaddesden 31/08/22 6 of 6
Emma Farmer Diocese:

Foundation Governor

Chair of Governors

Pupil Premium Link Governor

Nil 30/11/21 6 of 6
Leonida Bandura Diocese:

Foundation Governor

Mental Health & Wellbeing Governor Nil 31/1/25 5 of 6
Rebekah Maguire Elected unopposed:

Parent Governor

GDPR Governor Nil 31/08/25 1 of 1
Paul Burrows Elected unopposed:

Parent governor

SEND Governor Nil 31/08/24 4 of 5

Past Governors

Helen Hebert Parent Governor Left 2020
Barbara Crane Foundation Governor Left 2020
Antony Skaper Foundation Governor Left 2021