St James' CE Primary School

Creating a school family founded upon Christian values

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



Local Governing Body



Clare Hope-Arnold - Foundation Governor, Chair of Governors (Safeguarding)

Melanie Nancekievill - Vice Chair 

Louise Cenac - Parent Governor

Rev'd Eric Lomax - Foundation Governor, ex officio

Alison Barden- Head Teacher, ex officio

Julie Garstang - Staff Governor 

Davinia Bates - Foundation Governor (SEND & EYFS)

Tom Perry - Governor (H&S)



Mr Ian Leach & Mrs Sarah Morton attend Full Governing Body meetings as Observers.



Governance Information DSAMAT


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




Governors Register of Interest

Governors Meetings Attendance