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St James

Primary School

Where children shoot for the stars and shine

Local School Committee

What is the role of our local school committee?


The local school committee should:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Operate in such a way that statutory duties are met and priorities are approved
  • Provide challenge and hold the Executive Headteacher and senior leadership team to account for improving the quality of teaching, pupils’ achievement, behaviour and safety
  • Use performance management systems across all elements of the school to improve leadership, teaching and management
  • Support and strengthen the school leadership
  • Contribute to the school’s self evaluation and understand its strengths and weaknesses
  • Engage with the wider community
  • Ensure a sound financial approach exists and is managed effectively
  • Use the pupil premium and other sources to overcome barriers to learning including reading, writing and mathematics.


The local school committee are required by law to act with integrity, objectivity and in the best interests of the school at all times.


How to contact our local school committee


If you wish to contact the local school committee, please make your request through the school office. A member of the committee will be get back to you as soon as possible.

Local School Committee Member




Mr A Hicken


Chair of Federation Executive Board

Mr N BrownChair of Local School Committee  
Mrs J WilsonExecutive Headteacher  

Mrs C MacInnes

Head of School 

Mrs S LinesDeputy Head of School  
Mrs L HodsonStaff member




Mrs E Wanglin

Federation member with responsibility for SEND and PPG


Mr D Sandy

Federation member with responsibility for Safeguarding and Online Safety


Mr P FarmerCo-opted member  
Mrs S Taylor-Janes

Co-opted member with responsibility for safeguarding





Mrs M GreenParent member