Welcome to Barlows Primary School’s Governors Section.

Here you will find general information about governing bodies and more specific information relating to our own school governing body.

Copies of meeting minutes are held in the school office and can be viewed upon request.


Any correspondence for the attention of the governing body should be sent for the attention of :

Ms Kayleigh Nelson-Everett (Chairperson of the Governing Body)

Barlows Primary School

Barlows Lane



L9 9EH


Roles and Responsibilities

Our school governing body consists of:

  • Parent governors  (Parents elected by parents)
  • Staff governors (School staff elected by school staff)
  • Local authority governors (appointed by the local authority)
  • Co-opted governors (members of the local community appointed by the governing body)
  • Associate governors

The governing body is responsible for ensuring that the school is run to promote pupils’ achievement. The duties of the school governing body include:

  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school’s budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the headteacher


Governor Roles and Responsibilities 2020-2021


Governing Body Committees

The governing body meets as a whole group at least 3 times a year for a full governors meeting. The governing body is split up into the following committees:

  • Finance, Personnel & Remuneration Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Health and Safety Committee
  • Children’s Centre Committee
  • Attendance Committee

2021-2022 Governor Attendance

Governor Attendance 2021-2022


2020-2021 Governor Attendance

Governor Attendance 2020-2021


2019-2020 Governor Attendance

Governor Attendance 2019-2020


2018-2019 Governor Attendance

Governor Attendance 2018-2019


2017-2018 Governor Attendance

Governor Attendance 2017-2018


Governing Body Information

Governors’ Portal

If you are a governor at the school, please click on the link above (Governor’s Portal) to access the secure Governor Portal area. Please note this area is password protected.