Handcross Primary School

Safe, Happy and Aiming High

Headteacher: Mrs Gillian Pedersen


The main responsibility of the school’s Governing Body is to support and challenge the head teacher to improve the education of the children.

At Handcross, the Governing Body is composed of 10 people.  They are:

The functions of the Governing Body are:

The Governing Body meets its statutory duties through a series of meetings and visits to the school. The formal meetings are of both the full Governing body,  which meets at least 4 times a year, once at the start of each school year and at the end of each term, and of the committees which also meet at least once per term. Governors are required to sign a Code of Conduct which sets out the expectations and duties required from Governors. An Annual Statement/Report is prepared each year summarising the previous academic years’s achievements.

Links to:

Our Governors

Governor’s Details and Register of Interests: 

Instrument of Government

Committee Structure

Governor Statement/Annual Report 2015-16

You are welcome to contact our Chair of Governors, Mrs Jan Elliott, via Mrs Mel Vallance our Clerk to Governors at the School:

The Governing Body of Handcross Primary School (Confidential)
FAO Jan Elliott (Chair of Governors) or Sue Fowler (Vice Chair)
Handcross Primary School
London Road, Handcross
Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6HB
email: office@handcross.w-sussex.sch.uk
Tel: 01444 400291



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