Meet the Governors

The primary schools of Holywell, Somersham and St Helen’s are part of a schools Federation where the Governing Body has responsibility across all three schools. We currently have 14 members with voting rights and three Associate members with no voting rights. The Full Governing Body meets once per term.

There are two vacancies on the Full Governing Body.



Barry Smethurst Foundation Governor
Becky Ford Executive Headteacher
Dan Aldridge Co-opted Governor
Sheila Anthony Foundation Governor
Lucy Beadles Foundation Governor
Nicola Bodnar Co-opted Governor
Deborah Ellmer Co-opted Governor
Barbara English LA Governor
Ann-Marie Elding Co-opted Governor
Val Ford Co-opted Governor
Tony Ixer Co-opted Governor
Deborah Moss Parent Governor
Sarah Reeson Staff Governor
Matthew Sampson Parent Governor
Vacancy Partnership Governor
Vacancy Partnership Governor
Rebecca Bierton Associate Member (no voting rights)
Clare Macdonald Associate Member (no voting rights)
Julia Walker Associate Member (no voting rights)

To contact a member of the Federation governors, please e-mail :
Chair of Federation: Mr Barry Smethurst –
Federation Clerk: Mrs Alison Jackson –

Please note that copies of the minutes from Governor meetings are available from our school office.

Full Governing Body

Horizons Learning Federation Instrument of Governance

Federated Governors and their roles 2017-18 Updated Jan 2018

Federated Governors and their roles 2017-18

Governor Details Register of Interest 2017-18 Amended Jan 2018

Governor Details Register of Interest 2017-18

Governor Details Register of Interest 2016-17 updated May 2017

FGB Attendance Record 2017-18

FGB Attendance Record 2016-17

GB Standing Orders 2017-18 completed

Dates of FGB and Sub Comm 2017-18