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Millfield Primary School Governing Body

The role of the governing board is strategic, its key functions are to:

  • set the aims and objectives for the school
  • set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)


The Governors are unpaid volunteers who devote a great deal of time to Millfield School.  We are grateful to them for everything they do to help improve our school.  As Millfield is part of the Cadmus Family of Schools, the Headteacher and Millfield Chair of Governors sit on Cadmus Governing Board.  All strategic decisions affecting Millfield Primary School are delegated to Millfield Primary Governing Board.

Millfield Governing Board is made up of Local Authority, Co-opted and Parent Governors as follows:


Mr. Ross Doodson - Chair of Governors, Co-opted

Ms. Charlotte Drewett - Co-Vice Chair of Governors, Co-opted

Mr. Jack Pierce - Co-Vice Chair of Governors, Co-opted

Mrs. Lynn Hare - Local Authority Governor

Mrs. Alison Saunders - Co-opted Governor

Vacancy - Staff Governor

Ms. Catherine Simpson - Co-opted Governor

Mrs. Michelle Sheehy - Co-Headteacher

Mrs. Alison Stacey - Co-Headteacher

Mrs. Kate Ehlen - Co-opted Governor

Ms. Beth Bailey -  Parent Governor

Ms. Charlotte Drewett - Co-opted Governor



Millfield Governing Committee