Local Advisory Board
Welcome to Woodford Primary School's Local Governor's page. Here you will find all the information about the Local Advisory Board of Governors and what we do. We report directly to the Trustees of the Westcountry Schools Trust. Our main purpose is to support and challenge the school through our involvement. We act as a 'critical friend' to the school, providing challenge as appropriate, to ensure that our school achieves its maximum potential, and every child has an opportunity to achieve theirs.
The Local Advisory Board of Governors works in close partnership with senior management and staff. Although each member brings their own insight and expertise to the challenges of school governance ,we are all committed to, and love working with, Woodford Primary School.
Our local board of governors consists of
1 x local Staff Governor
4 x local Co-opted Governors
2 x local Parent Governors
1 x Associate Member
A normal term for a local governor is 4 years with Chair and Vice Chair being elected annually at the beginning of each the academic year.
The Chair of the Local Advisory Board is Mrs Debbie Johns and she can be contacted via the school office or by email at
The Local Advisory Board holds 6 full governor meetings a year where each governor can contribute to all areas of governance.