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Here at Matthew Arnold School, we operate a 'no committee' structure. Please see below

The Governing Body of Matthew Arnold Primary School

 Welcome to our Governors page.


We hope to inform you of our responsibilities in ensuring the continued success of the school.


Our main responsibilities are:

  • Making sure that all children attending the school are happy, healthy and enjoy their learning experience whilst here at the school
  • Making sure the National Curriculum is provided
  • Help to establish the aims and policies of the school
  • Appointing, developing and supporting staff
  • Acting as a link between the local community and the school
  • Help support the Headteacher in their role, act as a critical friend and make decisions about the school


Vacancy  Partnership Governor     
Mrs Jean Doran  Co-Opted Governor
Ms Beverley Williams  Co-Opted Governor
Mr Kevin Wrigley (Chair)  Partnership Governor
Mr Barry Sewell  Co-Opted Governor
Ms Mahnaz Siddiqui  Co-Opted Governor
Vacancy  LA Governor
Ms Jennifer McGee  Parent Governor
Ms Lisa Brown  Parent Governor
Vacancy  Staff Governor
Mr Tim Byrne  Headteacher
Mr Dave Cadwallader  Clerk to Governors