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Structure and Responsibilities of the Governing Body

The governing body of Shap C of E School is responsible for setting the ethos and vision of the school, engaging with stakeholders, identifying areas where the school needs to improve and planning how to make those improvements. It makes sure that the educational performance of pupils is strong and that the budget is used properly and effectively.   

Shap C of E School Governing Board 


Type of Governor 

Term Ends 

Katie Chappell 


Not Applicable 

Rev. Fran Parkinson


30 March 2026

Stephen Gee (Chair) 

Foundation PCC 

28 December 2024 

Pauline Harron

Foundation PCC 

27 September 2025


Foundation PCC 



Foundation PCC 


Simon Bullock Foundation PCC

24 March 2025 

Rebecca Williams 


01 September 2025 

Sarah Bruce Parent

01 July 2025

Vicki Capstick 


02 October 2023 

Julie Graham (Vice Chair) 

Foundation Trustee 

01 October 2022 

Valerie Sowerby 

Foundation Trustee 

27 November 2023 

Becky Grace Local Authority

10 February 2025

Vacancy Co-opted 



Resources Committee
Julie Graham (Co-Chair)
Simon Bullock (Co-Chair)
Katie Chappell
Steve Gee
Pauline Harron
Sarah Bruce


Educational Standards Committee
Pauline Harron (Chair)

Katie Chappell

Julie Graham (Clerk)
Val Sowerby
Rib Williams
Becky Grace
Vicky Capstick
Rev. Fran Parkinson