St James'CE VA Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

  • love
  • hope
  • peace
  • joy
  • forgiveness
  • compassion
  • honesty
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • koinonia


School Governors


Mr Brian Johnson - Foundation Governor, Interim Chair of Governors

Ms Clare McGivern - Vice Chair, Chair of School Improvement Committee, LA Governor

Mr Mark Farrow (Associate Governor) - Chair of Resources Committee

Dr Richard Moxon - Foundation Governor

Rev'd Eric Lomax - Foundation Governor, ex officio

Ms Maria Soulsby - Head Teacher, ex officio

Miss Natasha Bailey - Staff Governor

Mr Tom Krailing - Parent Governor

Mrs Rachel Purvis - Foundation Governor

Mr Alastair Fraser - Foundation Governor 

Mr Alan Eckett-Brown - Parent Governor 

Mrs Caroline Piotrowski (Associate Governor)

Mrs Kate Smith (Associate Governor) 

Mrs Rachel Mitchell - Clerk to the Governing Body


All enquires to the Governing Body should be addressed to the Clerk either in writing c/o the School Office or via email to



Governor Biographies

Governors Register of Interest

Governors Newsletter July 2017

Governors' Attendance Record 2016-2017

Previous Governors:

Helen Essien - resigned January 2018

Natasha Fox - end of term of office June 2018

Debbie Higham - end of term of office June 2018

Tom Perry - resigned 7.10.18



Resources: Mark Farrow (Chair), Tom Krailing (Vice Chair), Natasha Bailey, Richard Moxon, Alistair Fraser, Maria Soulsby

School Improvement: Clare McGivern (Chair), Brian Johnson, Rev'd Eric Lomax, Caroline Pitrowski, Rachel Purvis, Kate Smith, Alan Eckett-Brown, Maria Soulsby

Pay & Performance: Richard Moxon (Chair), Brian Johnson, Alastair Fraser

Admissions (inc appeals): Richard Moxon, Brian Johnson

Complaints, Staff & Pupil Discipline & appeals panels are established on a case by case basis.