Chair of Governors: Mr Daniel Bentham
Vice Chair of Governors: Revd. Simon Grigg


The purpose of the Governing Body is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance. 

The Governing Body has three core functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the headteacher and senior leaders to account for the educational performance of St Clement Danes Primary School and its pupils as well as the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the school's financial performance and making sure its money is well spent

In order to carry out these functions, the Governing Body has constituted the following committees. The chair of each committee is decided by the Full Governing Body.

Standards Committee

(School, Community & Curriculum)


Committee Chair: Mr Andrew Kaye

Committee Clerk: Ms Deb Starkey


Resources Committee

(Finance & Premises)


Committee Chair: Ms Charlotte Eva

Committee Clerk: Ms Deb Starkey


Ethos Committee

(School Vision)

Committee Chair: Reverend Simon Grigg



Members of the Governing Body

Committee / Working Party Membership

Register of Business Interests

Record of Governors' Meeting Attendance 2023-2024

Record of Governors' Meeting Attendance 2022-2023

Record of Governors' Meeting Attendance 2021-2022

Record of Governors' Meeting Attendance 2020-2021


A letter from our Chair of Governors:

End-of-year letter from Mr Bentham, July 2019

The Chair of Governors, Mr Daniel Bentham, can be contacted via the school office.