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Kimpton Primary School

Enjoying our learning journey, travelling forward together.

Interim Headteacher: Mr Lock

High Street, Kimpton, Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 8RB

01438 832394


Please click on the links below to read more about our governors, what there role is and all that they have been doing to date.



The main responsibility of the Governing Body of Kimpton Primary School is to determine the aims and conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.

The governing body holds the school to account for the quality, standard and effectiveness of the teaching and learning. In practice, the governing body works with the Head Teacher to determine how the school should develop to ensure continued improvement, and with the Head and staff agrees plans, policies, targets and procedures that work towards that development. Our aim is to be supportive, yet challenging, in order to support the school and to promote its improvement effectively.

The Governing body at Kimpton Primary School are a group of volunteers coming from the parent, teacher and the local community. Parent governors are elected from the parent body; Co-opted governors are elected from the local Kimpton community and staff governors from the Kimpton Primary School staff body. We also have four Local Education Authority Governors (LEA) who are appointed by Herts County Council for particular skillsets they can offer the school. Herts County Council also appoint a clerk to the governing body who is responsible for recording minutes of all discussions at Full Governing Body Meetings. All Governors provide their time on a voluntary basis and are unpaid.

We come from a variety of backgrounds and between us offer a diverse skillset and range of experiences to help support the short, medium and long-term development of the school.

If you would like to speak to any of the Governors please feel free to approach us at school events, or contact the school office. We look forward to seeing you around the school.


Kimpton Safeguarding Statement:

 The Governing Body is committed to:

  •  safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, of children and young people
  • promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued
  • the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs.   
  • and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share this commitment


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