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The Weald (CofE) Primary School


The Good Shepherd Trust


The Weald Church of England Primary School, is proud to be an academy that is sponsored by The Good Shepherd Trust.

This link explains who the Trust Board are and what they do. Further information about the governance of the Trust can be found here.

Information on the finances and governance arrangements (including annual reports and accounts) can be found here.

The Trust Board has a Register of Interests, which can be found by following this link.


The Trust Board delegate some functions of the ‘day to day’ running of The Weald to the Local Governing Board through a Scheme of Delegation, which can be seen below.


Local Governing Board


The Local Governing Board (LGB) comprises of people chosen and appointed by The Good Shepherd Trust, for their expertise and ability to work with school leaders, in order to accelerate the rate of school improvement.

There is much to celebrate in the school’s progress to date and the LGB are supporting the initiatives for ongoing improvement, which are already having a demonstrable impact. The LGB provides strategic support and challenge, are directly accountable to the Trust Board and meet on a monthly basis. 


Further information regarding the local governance of our school can be found on the Get Information About Schools website.


The Chair can be contacted by emailing


The current LGB membership is:

Sarah Smith, Chair of IAB and designated LGC member for Safeguarding, Appointed by the Foundation Trust

James Baguley, Headteacher, The Weald CofE Primary School

Helen Everett, Appointed by the Foundation Trust

Mark Brown, Staff Governor


Further governance documentation can be found below.

Please click here for The Good Shepherd Trust's financial reporting.