The Weatheralls Primary School


Advisory Body


The Advisory Body of The Weatheralls consists of a voluntary group of local people appointed for a four-year term of office. They represent the local community, parents, teaching and non-teaching staff.

 Their responsibilities include:

  • Setting the aims and objectives of the school in consultation with the Trustees.
  • Determination of the educational vision and development plan of the school in consultation with the Trustees
  • Receive and note the annual budget for the school as set by the Trust Board and identify any risks that this may present in delivery of the school development plan and raise such matters through the Trust Board
  • Review the overall schools staffing structure
  • Evaluate the school performance along with the School Performance Committee
  • Consider the quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and Curriculum development
  • Ensure that all children, including those with special educational needs, have access to a broad and balanced curriculum
  • Listen to and report to the school’s stakeholder: pupils, parents, staff and the wider community, including local employers
  • Undertake Advisory Body member visits
  • Consider community engagement and any community development plans. Advise the Trust Board of any local issues affecting the school
  • Review strategic developments and advise the Trust Board on value for money decisions

Key Documents

School Advisory Body - Register of Interests 2023-2024

School Advisory Body - Attendance 2022-2023

Our Advisory Body

The current Advisory Body comprises the following members:

Ruchi Sabharwal


Anne Bevan


Appointed member


Achievement Lead

Pupil Premium Lead

Looked After Children Lead

Safeguarding Lead

Member of Risk and Audit Committee

Member of School Performance Committee

Clare Bailey

Parent Member

Health and Safety Lead

Member of the Infrastructure Committee

Chris Allison

Staff Member

Sarah Chipendo

Appointed member


PE and Sports Grant Lead

Will Jarvis

Parent Member

IT Lead

Kirsty Lofts

Vice Chair

Appointed member



Behaviour & Ethos Lead

Teaching & Learning Lead

Member of Risk & Audit Committee

Jennie Lucy

Staff member

David Snashall

Appointed member


Change Management & School Improvement Lead

Finance Lead

Member of Staploe Education Trust

Change Management & School Improvement Lead

Member of Finance Committee

Member of Infrastructure Committee

Member of Trust Review Committee

Rachel James

Governance Professional

Finding Out More About Our Governance

To find out more about our governance structure please visit our Trust's website.

Staploe Education Trust

To contact any member of the Advisory Body, please contact the school office -