Governor Elections

We are delighted to announce that Amanda Erasmus has been appointed  Chair of Governors  following the resignation of John Reynolds. We also welcome  Phil Williams,  Simon Cutmore, Angela Killick and Liz Maykels  to the governing body.

Who are the Governing Body

The Governing Body consists of a group of people who can offer the school different areas of expertise. They ensure the school provides a good all-round education for all the children.  All governors are unpaid voluntary members taken from the local community. The role of the Governing Body is to work with the school to raise standards. This is done by agreeing school aims and values, reviewing policies and gathering evidence to ensure the strategy is being followed and hold the school management to account.


Committees are formed as and when needed.

All non-staff Governors have a link class at the school.  Regular visits are made to these link classes to check on the progress and implementation of the School Improvement Plan, as well as their understanding of school life.  The respective Governor then reports back to the Full Governing Body.  It is intended that the link Governor stays with the respective class throughout the school life to enable continuity and a better understanding of the attributes of each class.

A presentation from the Governing Body.

I hope this information is interesting, and helps you to understand who we are and what the Governing Body does for your child and their school.

Please remember if you have a concern about your child’s time at school then the correct route to express these concerns is with the class teacher or the head. Usually any problems are resolved without the involvement of the Governing Body.

School Governors

Ms Amanda Erasmus

Mrs Hannah Trickett

Mr Duncan Roberts

Mr Selcuk Bir

Mr Nick Flint

Mrs Jill Biss

Mr Richard Page

Mr Ben Tucker

Revd. Simon Cutmore


Mrs Beverley Cox

Mrs Claire Beaver

Mr John Fowler

Cllr Phil Williams

Mrs Natalie Timoney

Ms Angela Killick
Mrs Elizabeth Maykels




Full Governing Body

Date of Appt



at FGB



at FGB


 Mrs Amanda Erasmus
15/05/2017 Parent Governor N/A N/A
Mr Duncan Roberts 03/10/2011 Head Teacher  6/6 4/4
Mr Richard Page
02/03/2015 Parent Governor 6/6 2/4
Mr Selcuk Bir
Health & Safety
10/12/2014 Parent Governor 6/6 4/4
Mr Nick Flint 23/01/2017 Teacher Governor   2/2
Ms Hannah Trickett 07/10/2014 Deputy Head
Associate Member
 6/6  3/4
Mr Ben Tucker 10/11/2015 Parent Governor 2/3  4/4
Mr John Reynolds 02/11/2015 Parent Governor
Mr John Fowler 29/09/2016 Associate Member N/A 1/3
Mrs Claire Beaver
Mrs Beverly Cox
01/01/2016 Clerks to the Governors  N/A N/A
Mr Phil Williams 27/09/2017 Co-opted Governor N/A N/A
 Rev’d Simon Cutmore  27/11/2017 Associate Member  N/A N/A
Mrs Jill Biss 15/05/2017 Co-Opted Non Teaching Governor N/A  N/A 
Mrs Angela Killick 27 /11/2017 Associate Member N/A  N/A 
Mrs Natalie Timoney 15/05/2017 Local Authority Governor N/A  N/A 
Mrs Eliabeth Maykles 27/11/2017 Associate Member N/A N/A

*Term of Office has no end date.   All other Term of Office is 4 years.

The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the post-box on the Governors notice board in the reception area, or by email:

Full Governing Body Meetings

FGB – 6:00pm
Monday 25th September 2017
Monday 27th November 2017
Monday 22nd January 2018
Monday 19th March 2018
Monday 14th May 2018
Monday 9th July 2018

Register of Interests


Business/Pecuniary Interests

Other Governance Roles

Relationship between Governors/Staff

Ms Amanda Erasmus None    
Mr John Reynolds None    
Mr Duncan Roberts None   Head Teacher
Mr Selcuk Bir None    
Mr Nick Flint None   Colleagues
Ms Jill Biss None   Colleagues
Mr Richard Page None    
Mr. Phillip Williams None    
Ms Angela Killick  None    
Mr John Fowler School based consultancy    
Ms Hannah Trickett None   Deputy Head
Mr Ben Tucker Landscaping firm JBW Commercial Services Ltd and Willows Lakes Ltd and undertakes contracts for schools including Maple Cross    
 Mr Simon Cutmore Foundation Governor at St.Peter’s School, Mill End    
Ms.Natalie Timoney None    
 Ms. Elizabeth Maykels  None  Clerk to Governors at Pear Tree Primary School, Welwyn, Herts.  
Ms Beverly Cox None    
Ms Claire Beaver  None