Governing Body

Our Governing Body


Our team of governors play a vital role in our school. They are custodians of the standards of academic excellence and the welfare of our children. Our governors are part of the leadership team. They give us lots of challenge and set us high targets. They act as our critical friend. We are proud of the commitment and dedication shown by our governors.

Below is a list of our governing board members

Chair of Governors: Julie Price-Grimshaw

Finance Governor: Father David Nicholson

SEND Governor: Helen Steele

Safeguarding Governor: James Annetts

Peer Governor: Dean Jones

Pupil Premium Governor : Rachel Ward


If you need to make contact with our governors the please use the following:

Chair of Governors - Julie Price-Grimshaw Contact Details: email at jpricegrimshaw@academiesenterprisetrust.org

letter to: FAO Mrs J Price-Grimshaw, St Helens Primary Academy, St Helens Way, Monk Bretton, Barnsley, S71 2PS


The overarching responsibility for Governance of the academy lies with the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) Board of Trustees.

Follow these links for: the Governance Framework of the Trust, the Articles of Association, Master Funding Agreement and each academy Supplemental Funding Agreement.

Meadstead, Shafton and St. Helens - Governing Board Composition and Key Information


Please find below the most up to date minutes of the Full Governing Body meeting (this is held every term in the academy Library)