Our Governing Body
Structure and Remit of the Governing Body
The Governing Body consists of up to 11 Governors.
- 2 are elected by parents
- 2 are elected by the staff
- 1 is the Headteacher
- 6 are co-opted governors appointed by the Cygnus Trust/ Governing Body
The Governing Body may also appoint Associate Members, who are not Governors and do not have voting rights, but who attend Local Governing Committee meetings. Except for the Headteacher, all Governors are appointed or elected for a term of 4 years. The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected every two years by the Governors.
The Governing Body usually meets 6 times a year.
The role and responsibilities of Local Governing Committees are set out in the Cygnus Trust's Scheme of Delegation.
Dr Alastair JeffordChair of Governors
Dr Alastair Jefford
Mrs Elizabeth AlamuJoint Vice Chair
Mrs Elizabeth Alamu
Mrs S BurtonStaff Governor
Mrs S Burton
Mrs Lisa JonesVice Chair
Mrs Lisa Jones
Mr Paul LangridgeCo-Opted Governor
Mr Paul Langridge
Ms Alyson SwinerdCo-Opted Governor
Ms Alyson Swinerd
Mrs S SmithHeadteacher
Mrs S Smith
Mrs Azuka SalamiParent Governor
Mrs Azuka Salami
Mrs D FarrantStaff
Mrs D Farrant
If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors please email the school office marking the email 'For the attention of the Chair of Governors' or sending a letter to the school address.
Office email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School address: Dartford Community Primary school, Birdwood Avenue, Dartford, Kent DA1 5GB