Claybrooke Primary School


Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust (IPAT)

Claybrooke Primary School is an academy within Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust. The Trust Board of Inspiring Primaries Academy Trust is accountable in law for all decisions about its academies. For more information about the Trustees and documents relating to the Trust, please follow this link - IPAT


The Trust Board delegates responsibility for aspects of governance to local governing bodies. The Local Governing Body of Claybrooke Primary School has now been established in conjunction with Dunton Bassett Primary School to reflect the joint headship role across both schools. Our Local Governing Body has a strategic role in ensuring the both schools achieve good outcomes for our pupils and that they are compliant with statutory and Trust policies and procedures. 


The Local Governing Body is:


John Taylor - Co-opted Governor - Chair of Governors - EYFS

Leyton Smith - Co-opted Governor - Vice Chair of Governors - Learning Outcomes

Andrew Campbell - Co-opted Governor - Leadership and Management

Hugo Venter - Parent Governor (Claybrooke) - Vulnerable groups

Steve Candlish - Parent Governor (Dunton Bassett) - Financial Management

Alison Hawkins - Parent Governor (Claybrooke)

Liz Hill - Parent Governor (Dunton Bassett)

Jan Butcher - Co-opted Governor

Toni Bennett - Staff Governor (Claybrooke)

Debbie Newman - Staff Governor (Dunton Bassett)

Matt Howard - Executive Headteacher

Gordon Grimes - Clerk to Governors