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Ocker Hill Infant School

Gospel Oak Road, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 0DS


Full Governing Body

The Governing Body are responsible for making sure the school provides good quality education.  Together with the head teacher, they set the school aims and policies.

Every school has a governing body.  Our Governing Body includes:

Head Teacher:  Rebecca Strange

Staff Governor: Michelle Bailey

Parent Governors: Leah Hickinbottom, Toni-Rhiann Thomas-Hodgetts (Joint Chair)

Co-Opted Governors:  Kelly Cranston, Davina De-Bear, Jatinder Dhanoya (Joint Chair), Narinder Shergill

Local Authority Governor:  Brittany Fisher


The Governing Body:

  • is accountable for the performance
  • plans for the school's future
  • selects the head teacher
  • makes decisions on the school's budget and staffing
  • makes sure the EYFS and Primary Curriculum and National Curriculum are taught
  • decides how the school can encourage pupils' spiritual, moral and cultural development
  • makes sure that the school provides for all its pupils, including those with additional needs.

Governor Training

Sandwell Local Authority provide an extensive governor training service designed to address individual, local and national issues.  If you would like to find out more about becoming a school governor before you apply, please contact: Email:


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