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The Hawes Down Primary School Local Governing Body is delegated certain functions by the Langley Park Learning Trust Board of Directors. The members of the Hawes Down Primary School Local Governing Body are:

Full Name

Date of Appointment*

Appointed by



Tom Ellis



Chair of Governors, Curriculum


Matt DeFreitas



Ex-officio (Head)


Sue Angell





Maxine Greaves



Co-opted Governor, Communications & Website


Anna Parsonage



Parent Governor,



Helen Kulendran



Parent Governor,

Curriculum, Assessment, EYFS


Megan Lucas


School Staff

Governor Rep for Staff Wellbeing


Bruce Fletcher 20.05.21 MAT Board of Trustees Co-opted Governor  
Stephen Gudgeon 01.09.21 MAT Board of Trustees Co-opted Governor  


*Term of office is 4 years unless otherwise stated

Register of Pecuniary Interests FOR HDPS GOVERNORS 2020-21

LPLT scheme of delegation july 2020

The local governing body’s aims and objectives are set out below:

  • Set the school's values, vision and strategic aims, agreeing plans and policies, and making effective use of resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate performance, acting as a critical friend to the school and Head Teacher.
  • Ensure that the school is accountable to the children and parents it serves, to its local community, to those who fund and maintain it, as well as to the staff it employs.

Each governor is assigned specific responsibilities in one or more of the following sub-committees:

  • Curriculum
  • Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Development (SMSC)
  • Resources (comprising Finance and Building & Sites)
  • Personnel
  • Complaints
  • Staff Dismissal Appeal
  • Pupil Discipline

HDPS Governing Body Meeting Attendance Record  2020-21

Governors attendance 2020

HDPS Governing Body Meeting Attendance Record 2019-20

Governor meeting attendance 2019 20


15th September 2020
10th November 2020
17th December 2020
19th January 2021
25th February 2021
24th March 2021
27th April 2021
22nd June 2021
13th July 2021
9th September 2021
12th October 2021

Contacting our Governors

If you wish to contact the Governors at HDPS, please email the school office ( marking it clearly for the attention of the Chair of Governors. Any letters can be sent our main school address, again marked clearly for the Chair of Governors.

If you would like more information about school governance or becoming a school governor, please click on the document below:

What Does A Governor Do




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HDPS FGB Part A Minutes 18th June 2020 30th Nov 2020 Download
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