Shirley Community Primary & Preschool

Learning for life

Nuffield Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TF

01223 712252


The Governing Body of Shirley Community Primary School and Preschool is a group of dedicated volunteers focused on setting and maintaining a strategic direction for the school.

The Governing Body:

  • Guides and helps plan the school's overall direction
  • Selects the headteacher, assists with the recruitment of teaching staff and approves decisions on staffing
  • Sets the policies that define how the school is run and ensure these policies are followed
  • Sets an annual budget
  • Reviews the progress of the school against agreed targets and objectives
  • Ensures the National Curriculum is taught
  • Makes sure proper safeguarding procedures are in place
  • Makes sure the school's statutory duties are followed.

The Chair of Governors is Mr David Abbott. To contact him or for information about Shirley Governors, contact the Clerk to the Governors, as follows: 

Governing Body 2023-2024

 Governing Body Committee Dates 2023-2024.pdfDownload
 Governor Appointments and Roles 2023-2024.pdfDownload
 Governor Code of Conduct 2023-2024.pdfDownload
 Register of Pecuniary Interests 2023-24.pdfDownload
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