Kilham Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School


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


Membership of the Governing Body (February 2019)


Name Role/Category End date Designated Roles
Mr Richard Zerny Chair, Foundation Governor 16/2/2020 Child Protection
Mr Mark Buckle Vice-Chair, Co-opted 17/6/2019 Governor Training, ICT
Mrs K Baker Co-opted 18/6/2019 SEND 
Mr A Wood  Authority 20/01/2020

 Health & Safety - Systems,

Educational Visits

Revd G Owen Foundation  -   
Mrs K Dewhirst Parent 21/1/2019  Literacy, EYFS
Mr P Melling Co-opted 14/10/2019 Health & Safety - Premises
Miss L Hobson Staff  
Mr R Palmer Headteacher 6/1/2023  
Mrs L Burkinshaw Parent 9 /11/2020 Mathematics 
Mrs K Dewhirst Co-opted 21/01/2023 Pupil premium
Mrs H Collins Parent 12/01/2023 English


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.