The Local Governing Body of Sir John Talbot’s School comprises 10 people, including the Executive Headteacher and Headteacher, who have voluntarily taken on the role of Governor. Each Governor carries out his or her responsibilities through a variety of contacts with the School, including individual visits and attendance at formal meetings. The core functions of the Governing Body can be described as:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos, and strategic direction
  • Holding the Executive Headteacher / Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and ensuring its money is well spent

The Local Governing Body is made up of a variety of community, parent and staff governors, numbers of which are detailed below. Further information, if required, is accessible via the Clerk to the Trust’s Board:

To contact the governors directly please email

To find out more about the Governance of The Marches Academy Trust, please visit

Sir John Talbot’s School Local Governing Body
Governor Information and Register of Interests
Term of office is 4 years.