The Governing Body

The Governing Body are the strategic leaders of our school and have a vital role to play in making sure every child gets the best possible education

Our Governing Body aims to be challenging and supportive of the school and Headteacher
Mrs Thompson Bursar Coates lane School
Julie Thompson
Michael Leadbetter

David Toddington
Kathryn Ellidge

Hilda Harries
Julie Bryan
Allister Brown
Miss Johnston Teacher at Coates Lane School in Barnoldwick Lancashire
Lauren Johnston
Richard Maiden

Our full Governing Body meetings are held termly and have a strong focus on:

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils

Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

Performance management of staff

School activities and events

There are also two committees who meet separately and termly as well as the Full Governing Body Meeting:

Standards and Effectiveness Committee

Resources Committee




Termly Governor Newsletters