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Welcome to our Governors’ Section 


We would like to welcome you to Upton St James CE Primary School. Everyone at the school, works hard to achieve the very best they can; teachers, learning support assistants, support staff and especially the children.


We believe that every child is an able child and the school ensures that every child gets the support they need to do well academically, socially, emotionally and, to enjoy their years at the school.


Our aim is for everyone to reach their full potential and, by working together with parents and carers, provide a firm foundation for life at secondary school and beyond.


The Governors at Upton St James work closely with the school to fulfil their statutory role and to shape the school’s policy, curriculum, accountability and ethos. The Governors, who are volunteers from a variety of backgrounds, all contribute to the work of the Governing Body through regular meetings and visits to the school.


It is a tribute to the school’s senior leadership team and staff, and a matter of pride to us all, that children progress so well and are happy at Upton St James.


If you would like to speak to a governor, we can be contacted via the school office.


Kind regards,

USJ Governing Body


Here is a list of our current governors and their responsibilities:


Edwina Corderoy (Vice Chair) – Ethos, Community Relations & Communication


Barbara Harrington (Chair) – Curriculum & Standards, Disadvantaged and Safeguarding


Adrian Neate – Finance & Personnel and Premises, H&S & Risk Assessment


Clare Prynn – Head Teacher


Matthew Tookey - Clerk


Sarah Wright -Staff Governor


Governors are volunteers from the local community who care about the school and who give their time and skills to help it to thrive, grow and become a better place. If you are interested in becoming a governor … please get in touch.


Upton St James CE Primary School is part of ST Christopher’s Multi Academy Trust. Click here to visit St Christopher's website 

School Motto

‘Every child an able child’


‘Treat others how you would want to be treated.’

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