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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


Our Governors play an important part in the life of school at The Wilfred Owen School.


They take their role very seriously and have undergone a great deal of training and development over the past 12 months to ensure they are effective in the role.  Governor updates are included on our weekly newsletter so parents know what role they are playing in school.


Governor attend meetings, complete link visits which support the school development plan, attend update sessions and come along to many of our activities and events.

Terms of reference for Local Governing Body



Term of office





Start End
Vacancy     Parents None  
Mrs Sue Wilkinson 09.07.19 09.07.23 LGB None SEND and Gifted and Talented Link Governor.  English
Mr Ashley Walpole 19.11.19 19.11.23 LGB None RE
Mrs Karen Matthews 19.5.17 28.4.21 Staff None  
Miss Lisa Farley 27.3.17 26.3.21 Parents None Complaints committee and PHSE/ citizenship link governor.
Mrs Kerry Lynch - Head  1.1.13 --------- Ex Officio None Ex Officio by virtue of being Head Teacher. Sit on most committees and groups.
All governor are responsible for Assessment and Pupil Premium monitoring


We currently have a number of vacancies on the Local Governing Body, including a vacancy for a Chair of Governors.  If anyone is interested in this exciting opportunity to become involved as a school governor please contact the office on 01743282360.

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