Governing Body

Welcome to the section of our website where you can find out more about the governors and the work that they do.

What do governors do?

Christ Church governors are volunteers. They are enthusiasts. And each one has a crucial role to play in being a “critical friend” to the school, working in partnership with the whole school community to help provide the best possible education for each and every girl and boy at Christ Church.

How often do governors meet?

The Full Governing Body meets twice a term and has a finance committee that meet at least termly and report back to the Full Governing Body.


Who are Christ Church’s governors?

Christ Church governing body consists of:

2 x parent governors - Appointed by the parents.

1 x Local Authority governor - Appointed by the local authority.

3 x foundation (parish) governors - Appointed by the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

4 x co-opted governors - Appointed by the Full Governing Body

1 x staff governor - Appointed by the staff

1 x headteacher - Appointed upon position

Please see below for a full list of governors.

Who is the Chair of Governors and how can I contact him?

John Price is the Chair of Governors. He can be contacted via email at:

The Vice Chair is Carole Whittard. Her email address is:

Can I become a governor?

If you would like more information on becoming a governor please email (FAO Emma Hardy, Clerk to Governors) using the school admin address: or phone the school office: 01373 463781. Alternatively, email John Price, the Chair of Governors, or Carole Whittard, the Vice Chair. (See above for their contact details.)

Our Governing Body  2019-2020

Governor Attendance 2018-2019

Terms of Reference for Finance Committee 2018-19

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