At Upton Snodsbury C of E First  School, our governors play a vital role in leading the strategic direction of the school and are committed to providing the highest standards of education for each pupil.

The different categories of governors on our governing body are:

  • Parent Governor who have a child in school at the time of their election, and are elected by the parents with children at the school;
  • Staff Governor who are members of staff at the school and are elected by their colleagues;
  • Foundation Governor are appointed on to the governing body by the Board of Education of the Diocese of Worcester 
  • A Local Authority (LA) Governor who is nominated by the local Councillor and appointed by the governing body;
  • The Headteacher (HT) is also a member of the governing body by right of the position they hold in the school;
  • Co-opted Governor can be appointed to serve on committees and attend meetings of the full governing body. Although they are governors they do not have the right to vote at meetings of the full governing body, they have voting rights on the committees of which they are a member.


The Instrument of Government at Upton Snodsbury CE First School calls for a total of 11 Governors comprising of:

  • 3 Parent Governors
  • 1 LEA Governor
  • 2 Staff Governors (of which one must be the headteacher)
  • 3 Co-opted Governors
  • 2 Foundation Governors 



Upton Snodsbury CE School, Full Governing Body members and their role and responsibility can be viewed here

Governors profiles here


If you have any questions you would like to ask, please contact the clerk via the School Office on 01905 381288 or by email 

We also have a Code of Conduct and Governors' Allowances Policy. The Governors Register of Attendance is available here.

Governors visit the school formally to monitor the progress of the School Development Plan. The Governor Monitoring Policy describes this process.

If you are interested in becoming a governor please complete the application form here.







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Upton Snodsbury C of E First School, School Lane, Worcester, Worcestershire WR7 4NH

01905 381288