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Governors Statement of Intent


As Governors we endorse the Schools` vision and will do everything we can to ensure  that  ALL  of our pupils leave us ready to take the next step in their education.


Our pupils will  be  ready  academically and  socially  having realised their full potential regardless of the challenges they face.


We will work with the staff to provide a first class education for our children of which the Community is proud.


We will work closely with the Leaders of our school providing support and constructive challenge.



Mr Mike Glanville - Chair of Governors - 01/08/2015 - 31/07/2022

I am a former senior police officer with Dorset Police and am now a Company Director for a safeguarding company based in Dorchester. I have been a school governor since 2010 having previously served at a primary school in Weymouth and have been the Chair of Governors at Wool for the past 4 years. I am married with 2 grown-up daughters and to relax I enjoy spending time walking in the Dorset countryside, visiting bookshops (pre-lockdown of course) and following the fortunes of Somerset cricket and Bath rugby. 



Mr Lewis Bell - 22/05/2014 - 21/05/2023

I spent 35 years teaching Economics in various secondary schools before retiring from the Purbeck school in 2003. I was a governor of Sandford middle school for 5 years and transferred to Wool Primary school in 2014 after the 2-tier system was reintroduced.

For many years I have helped  to organise and run the Purbeck Gateway club for people with learning difficulties. I am the governor responsible for safeguarding and Health and Safety at Wool CE VA Primary School.


Kate Harvey - Vice Chair and Parent Governor - 01/04/2020 - 31/03/2023

I have been a parent governor at wool primary since 2019 and have two children in the school. As a governor, I lead on pupil premium.



Mrs Ellie Griffiths - Headteacher

I have spent my teaching career in Dorset schools and have taught across key stages within that time.  I am committed to helping the children of Wool Primary thrive and to providing them with stimulating and engaging learning opportunities.  When not in school, I enjoy carrying out several other roles within the wider community of Wool.  I have been a member of the committee at Wool Pre-School and Playgroup for several years, and have helped at the local Beavers group in the past.  I can often be seen ferrying my own two children around to various clubs around the village!


Mr John Matthews - Foundation Governor - October 2021 - October 2024




Emma Robinson - Staff Governor - 24/10/2019 - 23/10/2022

Hazel Serkis - Clerk to Governors - October 2019 - Ongoing


Safeguarding Governor

Lewis Bell


Health and Safety Governor

Lewis Bell


Inclusion Governor 

Mike Glanville


Curriculum Governor

Kate Harvey


SIAMS and RE Governor

John Matthews (To be confirmed at LGB Dec 21)