Governors / Llywodraethwyr

It is the duty of the Governing Body to make decisions about how the school is run. Governors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities as a body but cannot act individually.

The Governing Body believe the aims of the school as set out in this Prospectus should continue to be pursued. Underpinning these aims is Blaenbaglan’s philosophy, that all our pupils are entitled to the very best education possible, which the school endeavours to provide, in close partnership with parents.
Each term the following sub-committees meet and report back to the main Governing Body meeting:
  • Finance and Staffing
  • Curriculum and Additional Learning Needs (ALN)
  • Buildings, Premises, Health & Safety (H&S) and Community
  • School performance and attendance
  • Performance management
Other issues relating to the budget, pupil activities, school performance and the Learning Support Centre are discussed. They can only act together, not individually. Parent Governors are elected by the parents of the school. They serve, as do other governors, for a period of 4 years. Parent Governors bring the views of parents to the governing body. However, they are not delegates for parents, as they speak and act as individuals.
Click below to read the latest Governors’ report to parents:
Governor   Term of Office Ends Committee Member
Mrs. P. Short

Chair of Governors

CP & Safeguarding

Community 02.12.2019 Finance & Staffing

Curriculum & ALN

Cllr. P. Richards

Vice-Chair / Attendance

LA 31.08.2020 Finance & Staffing
Mr. D. Burrows Headteacher All
Mrs. E. Palmer Deputy HeadTeacher 07.10.2021 Curriculum & ALN
Mrs. A. Williams-Davies Non-Teacher 31.03.2020 Premises, Health & Safety
Mr. I. Rees Community 31.12.2021 Premises, Health & Safety
Mr. K. Eenmaa Community 09.11.2019 Premises, Health & Safety
Cllr. S. Renkes LA 31.08.2020 Finance & Staffing

Premises, Health & Safety

Mr. B. Henderson Co-opted 11.11.2020 Finance & Staffing

Curriculum & ALN

Mr. M. Rees Parent 14.01.2022 Premises, Health & Safety

Curriculum & ALN

Mr. S. Higgins Parent 09.05.2020 Curriculum & ALN
Mr. R. Smith Parent 24.01.2023 Finance & Staffing
Mr. P. Morris Parent  12.05.23  Premises, Health & Safety
Ms. A. Stoker LA Rep Termly FGB


Clerk to the Governors


Mrs Rhianne Matthews

The Governors can be contacted at:

Blaenbaglan Primary School , Maes-Ty-Canol, Baglan, Port Talbot . SA12 8YF.                    Tel: 01639 769775 e-mail: