Fulbourn Primary School

Dare to Discover


A warm welcome from the Governing Body of Fulbourn Primary School

For those not familiar with our role in school, we have provided a brief introduction below.

You may also find out more about the governing body by clicking on the links.


The governing body has three key roles:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  2. Holding the head teachers to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the effective and efficient performance management of staff.
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Schedule of Governor Meetings

Governors' Code of Conduct

Instrument of Government

Governing Board Terms of Office

Governor Roles & Responsibilities 2020-2021

Updated June 2021


Chair                             Joy Eldridge

Vice-Chair                    Toby Cave

Clerk                             Helen Andrews


Premises & Resources Committee

Kate Harvey (Chair)

Toby Cave

Liz Young

Joy Eldridge

James Wright

Claire Pickard/Beci McCaughran

Ellie Crowe/Emily Bartram (associates)

Jo Kindred (associate)

Anna Triggs (associate)

Jo Bouttell (associate)



Teaching & Learning Committee

David Boyd (Chair)

Siddharth Deshpande

Nichola Grove

Jenny Pillinger

Laura Davies

Claire Pickard / Beci McCaughran

Ellie Crowe/Emily Bartram (associates)

Ben Beeston (associate)

Liz Hurles (associate)





Link Governors

SEN & Pupil Premium          Laura Davies        

Safeguarding                         Liz Young

EYFS / Reception                  Liz Young

English                                    Liz Hurles

Maths                                     TBC

Science & Music                   Jennifer Pillinger

Computing & DT                  David Boyd

History & Art                         TBC

PE & Geography                   Laura Davies

RE & PSHE                             TBC

MFL & Outdoor Learning    Liz Young


Covid-19 Specific Monitoring Areas



Risk Management                               

Resource allocation & management   

Lateral flow testing                              

Remote education provision               

Maintaining the curriculum & continuity of learning for all children                                    

Support to reduce the impact of lockdown on disadvantaged pupils                                       


Academic Data              Liz Young

PTfA                                 Liz Young

Parish                              Toby Cave

Policies Maintenance: David Boyd

Health & Safety:           Toby Cave & Kate Harvey

Mental Health

& Well-Being:               Nichola Grove

Clock Charity:               James Wright








P&R Committee

P&R Committee

P&R Committee

T&L Committee


T&L Committee


T&L Committee







HT Performance Management & Pay Appeal Committee

Joy Eldridge

David Boyd

Toby Cave (Chair)


Pay Committee

Toby Cave


Kate Harvey

Pupil Discipline


Ad hoc


Complaints Committee & Staff Grievance Committee

Ad hoc

Staff dismissal appeal Committee

Ad hoc




Parent Governors

Liz Young

Jenny Pillinger

Russell Fry



Co-Opted Governors

Toby Cave

Kate Harvey

Joy Eldridge

Laura Davies

James Wright

Siddharth Deshpande


Staff Governors

Nichola Grove



Local Authority Governor

David Boyd


Co-Head Teachers

Claire Pickard

Beci McCaughran


Associate Members

Ben Beeston (FGB & T&L Comm)

Ellie Crowe/Emily Bartram (T&L Comm & P&R Comm)

Liz Blackmore (P&R Comm)

Jo Kindred (P&R Comm)

Anna Triggs (P&R Comm)

Liz Hurles (T&L Comm)

Jo Bouttell (P&R Comm)





Governors' Attendance Record


Would you like to join the Governing Body?

Fulbourn Primary School  is always interested in hearing from parents and other members of the community who are interested in joining our Governing Body.


The governing body is responsible for ensuring that the school provides the best

possible education for its children. It sets the vision for the school, ensures it makes

the best use of its resources and holds the head teachers to account for their



As a governor, you will gain insight into the education system and a set of key skills

which can be re-invested back into your career


It’s an opportunity to give back to the community!


If you want to be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team helping to drive school

improvement and can spare around 10 hours per term we’d love to hear from you.

Contact Joy, Claire or Beci if you are interested and would like to know more.


Joy Eldridge


Claire Pickard & Beci McCaughran - call 01223 712525 or email