Millside, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO25 4SR

01377 830392

Kilham Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

"Encourage one another and build each other up." (Thessalonians 5.11)


The full Governing Body of the school meets termly and  this document will be updated following the October meeting of the Full Governing Body


Membership of the Governing Body (October 2019)


Name Role/Category End date Designated Roles
Mr Mark |Buckle Chair of governors 17/06/2023 Governor training, Child protection
Mrs K Dewhirst Vice-Chair,  21/01/2023 pupil premium,
Mrs K Baker Co-opted 22/01/2026 SEND, EYFS
Mr J Champion Co- opted 25/01/2025


Revd G Owen Foundation  -   
Miss L Hobson Staff 7/7/2023 staff 
Mr R Palmer Headteacher 7/1/2039  
Ms T Pearson Parent 22/11/2024
Mrs J S Brown Foundation 17/10/2025


A clerk is supplied by the East Riding of Yorkshire LA


The full governing body meet termly, as do the Finance, General Purposes and Resources Committee and the Curriculum, Assessment and Pupil Welfare Committee. Other committees, such as Pay and Appraisal, meet less frequently.


Governors are appointed as follows:

  • Parent governors are elected by parents, if their child attends the school
  • Staff governors are elected by the teaching or non-teaching staff and are a member of the teaching or non-teaching staff
  • Authority governors are appointed by the local education authority (East Riding of Yorkshire Council)
  • Foundation governors are appointed by the Church of England or charitable trust
  • Co-opted (appointed) governors are co-opted (appointed) by the the other governors


More information about being a school governors in the East Riding of Yorkshire can be found here.

The Chair and other governors are happy to meet with parents before their child starts school.

Below is the 'Governor Register of Interests' which describes any pecuniary interests governors may have, along with other information. This is updated following the autumn term meeting of the governing body, when pecuniary interests are declared.