Our Governing Body

The Governing Body of The Fellowship of All Saints Kirkby Overblow and North Rigton CE Primary Schools

On 1st September 2018 North Rigton CE Primary School entered into a formal collaboration with All Saints CE Primary School. On 1st January 2019 the Governing Bodies of the two schools merged with Governors taking responsibilities across both schools.

The new Governing Body is made up of 12 governors:

  • Two ex-officio governors (the Headteacher and the Rector)
  • Two parent governors
  • Two staff governors
  • Two foundation governors
  • Four co-opted governors

As part of the Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust, the Governing Body is strongly committed to promoting high standards and expectations and ensuring that every child gets the best possible start to their education. The Governing Body reports to the Board of Directors of the Trust.

Key functions of the Governing Body include:

  • Setting the vision and strategic direction of the fellowship
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the schools
  • Ensuring financial resources are well spent
  • Carrying out all statutory duties such as safeguarding.

The Governors

  • Jo Williams – Chair (Foundation Governor)
  • Jules Henry – Co Vice-Chair (Parent Governor)
  • Mark Wilkinson – Co Vice-Chair (Parent Governor )
  • Amber Andrews – Headteacher (Ex-officio)
  • Stuart Lewis – Rector (Ex-officio)
  • Milena Vjestica (Foundation Governor)
  • Rebecca Allan (Staff Governor)
  • Sophia Gardiner (Staff Governor)
  • Rosemary Hunt (Co-opted Governor)
  • Emma Littlewood (Co-opted Governor)
  • Huw Edwards (Co-opted Governor)
  • Jo Townend (Co-opted Governor)

Governor declarations of business interests – none
Governors holding governance roles in other schools – none
Relationships between governors and members of staff – none

An updated list of Governors Committees and responsibilities will be published in March 2019


For details of the former Governing Body of North Rigton please click the link below

Governor Roles and Responsibilities


Previous Governing Body Minute:

Governing Body Minutes 26th March 2019

Governing Body Minutes 10th Jan 2019

Governing Body Minutes 22nd Nov 2018

Governing Body Minutes 27th Sept 2018

Governing Body Minutes 15th March 2018

Governing Body Minutes 5th October 2017

Governing Body Minutes 8th June 2017

Governing Body Minutes 9th March 2017

Governing Body Minutes 30th Nov 2016

Governing Body Minutes 22 Sept 2016

Governing Body Minutes 19th July 2016

Governing Body Minutes 11th May 2016


North Rigton CE Primary School Scheme of Delegation