Junior School

Our Governors

Local Advisory Board

The role of the Local Advisory Board is to:

  • implement The Wensum Trust strategic aims / vision alongside Firside Junior School  vision and values
  • to question and challenge leadership and to hold them to account for the educational performance of students, ensuring value for money
  • overseeing school budget ensuring compliance with the financial handbook and the supplementary funding agreement
  • to ensure compliance with statutory regulations and acts of parliament
  • provide regular reports on governance & compliance and quality assurance of the trust provision
Role Name Term of Office
(end date)
Chair of Governors (Co-opted) Mr Edwin Pearson
August 2020
Vice-Chair of Governors Mr Anthony Goodson  
Clerk to the Governors Mrs Cathyrn Hewitt
Parent Governor Mrs Amy Hanton May 2021
Parent Governor Mr Whitbread  
Co-opted Governor Mr Anthony Goodson August 2020
Head of School (Co-opted) Mrs Rosalind Robinson  
Staff Governor Miss Catherine Ribbands  

Minutes of meetings of the Local Governing Board are available on request


Governor's Register of attendance

Governor Attendance at meetings (%)
Rosalind Robinson 100%
Edwin Pearson 100%
Antony Goodson 80%
Amy Hanton 80%
Una Haugh 80%
Julie Thurling 50%