Plough Road, Great Bentley, Colchester, CO7 8LD

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Great Bentley Primary School

Growing together - making a difference

Federation Governing Body


Mrs Young, Chair of the Governing Body, can be contacted via the school or email at

Learning Connections Governing Body

Mrs S. Young – Chair of Governors

Mr K. Plummer – Vice Chair of Governors

Mrs P. Lewis – Local Authority Governor

Mrs T. Caffull – Executive Head of Federation

Mrs S. Blunden – Head of School – Frinton on Sea Primary School

Mr I. MacDonald – Headteacher Elmstead Primary School

Mr S. Young – Co-Opted Governor

Mr M. Chapman – Parent Governor

Mr K. Halfacre – Parent Governor

Mr H. Fairbanks – Parent Governor


Learning Connections Governing Body Autobiographies

The Learning Connections Federation’s Full Board of Governors meet three times during the academic year, with a variety of local committees also delegated to carry out the tasks listed below:

  • The Curriculum and Pupil Related Matters Committee meets termly and is responsible for all curriculum issues and for ensuring that the school environment is a safe and happy place.
  • The Finance & Premises Committee meets termly and is responsible for all financial matters, as it manages the school budget.  It is also responsible for all premises and health and safety issues including the upkeep of the buildings and grounds.

The Learning Connections Federation Governors monitor aspects of the School Development Plan and also have individual responsibilities for monitoring the delivery of the school curriculum.


Governing Body Details and register of business interests


Attendance at Learning Connections Federation Full Governing Body Meetings