Gig Mill Primary School

Tel: 01384 818600

Meet The Governors

Gig Mill Governing body work together to ensure high standards of achievement for all in line with the school's vision and ethos.

Our Chair of Governors is Mr D. Edgar, who can be contacted through the school office or at

Governors visit the school many times during the year on an informal basis as well as on a formal basis - as part of governing body meetings.  This is seen as an important aspect of the partnership between the school and Governing Body.

There are several Governors committees which enable the Governing body to carry out its responsibilities.

  • Setting the school's vision and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

The Governors hold regular training sessions and are part of the Dudley Governor support and training network, as well as accessing training more widely, and NGA events.

Governor Name Category of Governor Term of Office Name of Committee(s)
served on 
Mrs A. Hannaway Head 01.01.14 - 31.12.21 Full, School Improvement,
Finance & General Purposes,
Mr D. Edgar Co-opted

02/03/17 -

Full, School Improvement, Pay


Mrs J. West Co-opted 01.09.15 - 31.08.19 Full, School Improvement, Staffing,
Pupil Discipline 
Vice Chair
(Chair - School
Mrs S Griffiths Co-opted


01.09.15 - 31.08.19 

Full, School Improvement, Staffing 

Mrs H Daniels Staff

07/04/17 -

Full, Finance & General Purposes  
C. Hale Co-opted 01.09.15 - 31.08.19
Full, School Improvement, Staffing, Pay,  (Chair - Staffing)
Mrs. R. Cox L.A. 01.09.15 - 31.08.19
Full, Finance & General Purposes,Staff
Dismissal Appeal,  
Safeguarding Governor 
 Mrs K Figgett Clerk  28.09.09 - 27.09.18  Clerk   

Dr R Field




Mrs. J Hancock

Parent 11.12.18 -

Parent Governors are elected by Parents/Carers at the school.  Staff Governors are elected by members of staff at the school. Local Authority Governor is elected by the Local Authority for appointment by the Governing body. Co-opted Governors are elected by the Governing body.

Governors are required to declare any financial interest in accordance with Regulation 16 and Schedule 1 of the School Governance (Roles, Procedures and Allowances) (England) Regulations 2013 and the Governing Body is required to maintain and publish a register of business​ interests.

R Cox  is currently employed as Headteacher of Lutley School & Principal of Hales Valley Teaching School.

Governors are also required to declare details of any other school Governance positions held.
Mrs R. Cox is also Governor at Lutley Primary School.

<<June 2019>>