Nene Trust Banner


Sywell CEVA Primary School Governing Body

Governing bodies are responsible for the strategic management of their school, working to ensure that it delivers a good quality education. Together with the head teacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, they set the school's aims and policies.

They also carry out a number of other important duties, including:

  • Managing the school's budget
  • The appointing and dismissing of staff
  • Making decisions around exclusions
  • Forming policy on the school's curriculum
  • Setting standards for pupils' behaviour and discipline
  • Making sure school buildings are welcoming and safe
  • Setting and monitoring the school's aims and policies  

All governors are appointed for a 4 year term. Local Authority Governors are appointed by the Local Authority (Northamptonshire County Council).  Parent and Staff Governors are appointed by the Governing body following an election.  Foundation governors are appointed by the Peterborough Diocese.

For further information, please email Darren Parnell

Details of our Governing Body can be found below. 

Governing Body Information 
Current Governors  
Darren Parnell  Local Authority Governor (Chair)
Kristel Murphy Head Teacher
Alice Rock Foundation Governor (Vice Chair)
Revd Katrina Hutchins Foundation Governor
Neil Botterill Foundation Governor
David Johnson Parent Governor
Chris Rockall Parent Governor
Vacancy Staff Governor
Vacancy Foundation Governor
Vacancy Foundation Governor
Vacancy Foundation Governor
Vacancy Foundation Governor


Governance Data Files

Upcoming Events

3 May
Bank Holiday
Date Mon,May,2021

May Day. School closed.

27 May
End of Term 5
Thu,May,2021 3:30 pm
28 May
Staff Training Day
31 May
Bank Holiday

School closed.

7 Jun
Staff Training Day