Parent Governor Position

9 September 2019

We have a vacancy for a Parent Governor on the Mereside Academy Council.

If you are interested in being considered for the position, please complete the nomination form HERE and return it to by 12 noon on Thursday 26th September 2019.

Please note the list of disqualifications in Appendix A.  If you fall into any of these categories, you will not be able to be appointed to the position.

In the event of more than one person applying for the position, an election will be held amongst all Mereside Primary School parents and the candidates with the highest number of votes will be appointed. 

Information on the role of a Governor is attached at Appendix C. 

For further details, please see FCAT Policy for Electing Parent Governors, FCAT Code of Conduct for Governors,  the Governors Handbook 2017 at and the Governance page on the FCAT web site at

Thank you.


Samantha Upton 

Acting Head of School 

Mereside Primary School