Pennine Road, Simmondley, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 NN

01457 852721

Simmondley Primary School

Caring hearts, aspiring minds

***School will be closed from Friday 24th May 2024 and reopen on Monday 3rd June 2024***

Governing Body of Simmondley Primary School


The Governing body of Simmondley Primary School has overall and legal responsibility for the school including the school performance and for setting its policies.  The Governors power and authority is given to them by the Local Authority in a document called the "Instrument of Government".  The many aspects of the day-to-day management of the school are delegated to the Headteacher, although Governors involve themselves as much as possible.

The Governors work through the Strategic, Resources, and Teaching and Learning Committees as well as altogether as Full Body.  The Full Governing Body meets at least once each term, and Committees meet once a term.  Governors will also visit the school outside of these meetings to see the school in action. 

Governors can be contacted via the School Office.  The Chair of Governors also has a dedicated email address and should you need to get in contact, the School Office will assist you.

Simmondley Primary School Governing body currently consists of 9 governors.  There are 5 types of governor. You can click on each name to view more information about their role and their term of office.The normal term of office for a school governor is 4 years


Parent Governors: Elected by the parents

Co-opted Governors: Elected by the other governors

Local Authority Governor:  Appointed by the Local Authority (Derbyshire)

  • Pam Roberts (Deputy Chair of Full Governing Body, Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee)

Staff Governor: Elected by the staff


Click on the links below:

Governing Board Membership 2023-2024

Governor Attendance Records 2023-2024

Governing Board Membership 2022-2023

Governor Attendance Records 2019-2022


You can request to see the following information by contacting the Clerk to School Governors: 

Charlotte Jones -

  • Approved and Signed Minutes for the Full Governing Board Meetings
  • Approved and Signed Minutes for the Resources and Teaching & Learning Committees
  • Agendas
  • Any papers considered for the meetings

(This excludes any confidential minutes or paperwork)