Governors show high levels of commitment and drive. They know the school well and have a good knowledge of the improvements made since the previous inspection. Governors have a wide range of skills which they use to support and challenge the school. They make regular monitoring visits to evaluate all aspects of the school. Governors keep up to speed with national changes in education, making good use of training available to them. For example, because of training governors have a detailed knowledge of safeguarding children through procedures for the safer recruitment of staff.

Ofsted 2017

Mill Rythe Infant School


Name Governor Type Term From Term To Additional information Roles
Mrs Deborah Burroughs

Co-opted governor

( Governing Body )

22 Nov 2019 22 Nov 2023


forum representative

Pay committee

Mrs Lucy Ford Head teacher Head teacher
Miss Rebecca Morriss Co-opted governor (Governing Body) 14 Sep 2020


13 Sep 2024


Miss Lucy Mullens Staff Governor Sep 2021 Sep 2025 appointed by staff
Ms Lucy Pearce

Partnership Governor


24 May 2022 23 May 2026  
Mrs Sarah Speller

Local Authority Governor

Local Councilor

26 Nov 2018 25 Nov 2022

Head teachers Performance Panel

Finance 1

Development & Training Governor


Mrs Carla Swann

Co-opted governor



10 Dec 2018 9 Dec 2022 Finance 1, Pay and Performance
Mr Richard Tucker

Parent governor



04 Mar 2019 3 Mar 2023

Health and Safety

Chair of Pay Committee

Mrs Jane Robertson Clerk Clerk