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Meet the governors

Welcome to the Governors' section!

The Governors are the immediate authority for various aspects of school management including the school budget and decide many matters.


Up to four of the governors represent the parents and are elected by parents for a four year period of office. The teachers and support staff are also represented, as is the Local Authority.  Co-options are possible to ensure that local business or other community interests are represented.


The Governors meet regularly, at least twice a term, and aim to represent the community within the school and the school within the community.


The School Governors are:


 Chair of Governors   Mrs Claire Pearce 
 Vice Chair of Governors   Mrs Claire Hooper 
 Community Governor   Miss Lisa Smith 
 Parent Governor   Mr Richard Collett 
 Headteacher   Mrs Beverly Corbin 
 Staff Governor   Mr Stephen Gibbs 

   Mrs Fran Brogden



Name and correspondence address for Chair of Governing Body:


Mrs Claire Pearce

Townhilll Infant School

Benhams Road


SO18 2FG


Name and correspondence address for Chair of Board of Directors for Hamwic Education Trust (our multi academy trust company):


Alice Wrighton

Hamwic Education Trust

Unit E, The Mill Yard

Nursling Street


SO16 0AJ


For details about Hamwic Education Trust governance please click here.

Governor Meeting Attendance

Governor Interests 

Name Name of Business Nature of Business Nature of Interest Date of Appointment Date of Cessation of Interest Date of Entry
Beverly Corbin Headteacher of Townhill Infants     December 2013   Oct 2018
Claire Pearce Nil     September 2015   Oct 2018
Claire Hooper Southampton Riverside Federation Education Governor September 2016   Oct 2018
Steve Gibbs Nil     December 2013   Oct 2018
Lisa Smith Nil     March 2018   Oct 2018


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