Your new design will be uploaded in:
Please contact Delivery Team on
0113 3200 750 if you have any queries.

Higher Lane Primary School

Happy, Challenged, Successful and Proud



Egerton Road, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7EX

Tel: 0161 766 2005



The main duties and responsibilities of a Governor are to:

  • Know and support the aims of the school, its mission statement and ensure that these are achieved.
  • Determine the overall direction and development of the school through good governance and clear strategic planning.
  • Promote and develop the school in order for it to grow and maintain its relevance in society.
  • Ensure that the school and its representatives function within the legal and regulatory framework of the sector and in line with the school’s governing document.
  • Act in the best interest of the school, beneficiaries and future beneficiaries at all times.
  • Maintain sound financial management of the school’s resources, ensuring expenditure is in line with its objectives, and investment activities meet accepted standard and policies.
  • Assist in the interviewing, appointing and monitoring of the work and activities of the senior staff.
  • Maintain absolute confidentiality about all sensitive/confidential information received in the course of governors’ responsibilities to the school, and to accord with the conflicts of interest policy.
  • Contribute his or her expertise to the discussions of the Governing Body.

The full governing body meets once per term. 

Attendance and Declaration of Business Interests

Please click here to view our governors' table of attendance and business register for 2020 - 2021


Meet our Governors

Mr I Tetlow: Headteacher

Mrs M Stewart-Groen (Chair): Parent Governor

Mrs T Price: Co-Opted Governor: Wellbeing

Mrs E Murphy: Parent Governor: Safeguarding

Mr J Bradley: Co-Opted Governor: Teaching and Learning

Mr T Trafford: Co-Opted Governor: Health and Safety

Miss J Canavan: Staff Governor



Governing Body Handbook

Please click here to have a look at our handbook.