Governing Body

The governing body of Giles Junior School is composed of parents, representatives of the local community and the local authority, and school staff. Governors have legal powers, duties and responsibilities. Our role is to work strategically with the school’s senior leadership team, challenging and questioning the school, identifying priorities for improvement and ensuring that these …


Curriculum & Standards Committee The Curriculum and Standards Committee is responsible for ensuring that Giles Junior School provides a balanced curriculum which promotes the development of children and prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of later life. We monitor teaching and pupil achievement to maintain and improve standards and ensure high expectations. Our …

Governor Profiles

Mrs Karen Wheatland I have been a school governor for fifteen years, since my son was in year 2. Both of my children attended Giles Junior school and my son is now studying Fine Art at university. Professionally, I am a state registered biomedical scientist and a Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Scientists.