Pye Bank CE Primary School


Andover Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 9EF

0114 2760 472

Governing Body Structure


Pye Bank CE Primary - Governing Body

Pye Bank CE Primary Governing Body is made up of 10 members. These are broken down as follows:

Five Trust Board Foundation Governors

Two Parent Governors

The Executive Headteacher and Head of School

One Staff Governor

One Co-opted Governor

Chair of Governors – Mr Steve Chew

Vice Chair of Governors – Frances Ireson & Chris Sissons

Safeguarding & Inclusion Governor – Frances Ireson


The Governors meet as a full Governing Body 5 times a year: 

Autumn 1 – 22nd September 2020

Autumn 2 –30th November 2020

Spring – 23rd March 2021

Summer 1 – 24th May 2021

Summer 2 – 13th July 2021


There is a Strategic Group who meet each half term and this includes: Mr Steve Chew, Mrs Frances Ireson, Mr Chris Sissons, Mrs Maureen Andrews and Mrs Rhea Kurcewicz.

There are four Link Governor Groups who support Senior Leaders in driving forward each are of the Developing Excellence Plan.




Group Membership

Link Governor Group 1

The Quality of Education - Curriculum Implementation

Lucy Vickers, Katherine Blessan, Safa'a Hussein, Melissa Drake, Sandie Chatterton and Becky Trathan


Link Governor Group 2

Quality of Education - Impact

Pip Salmon, Angela Knowles, Rhea Kurcewicz and Adam Cornes


Link Governor Group 3


Inclusion: Special Educational Needs and Disability, Behaviour and Personal development

Frances Ireson, Lucy Davies, Stephanie Lee and Deborah Maskrey



Link Governor Group 4


Leadership and Management

Steve Chew & Mo Andrews


There are also a number of Special Link Governor Groups:

Special Link Governor 

Group 1

Safeguarding Link Governor Group: This group is led by Frances Ireson and focuses on how the school keeps its children safe and ensures all the regulations are implemented.

Special Link Governor

Group 2

Business Strategy Link Governor Group: This group is led by Chris Sissons who ensures that the school uses its funding effectively to support deliver a high quality provision and ensuring pupils in making outstanding progress.

Special Link Governor

Group 3

Policy Review Group: This group checks and approves policies, ensuring they are fit for purpose and in line with Government guidance.