~ 'A Love of Learning for Life and for All' ~


Ranby C.E. Primary School  caters for the whole of the primary age range for children aged three to eleven years old, the majority transfer to The Elizabethan Academy School, Retford.

The school is administered by a Governing Body who:

  • are responsible for the provision of a primary education for the children;
  • in agreement with the Local Authority (LA) determine the general educational character of the school;
  • are responsible for the Health and Safety of the school;
  • in consultation with the head teacher, determine the general direction of the conduct and curriculum of the school;
  • are responsible for the appointment and general professional conduct of the staff;
  • are responsible for the budget that is delegated to the school;
  • are responsible for repairs and maintenance to the interior of the building.  (The exterior structure of the school is still the responsibility of the LA);
  • in consultation with the head teacher, are responsible for the purchasing of books and other equipment;



Declarations of Business and Financial Interests

 There are no declarations for 2023/2024


Attendance Rates for all Governors is good

The Governing Body meets formally once a term

All parents have the right to read the minutes of the Governing Body meetings (apart from those deemed to be confidential) once they have been approved

There are also various committees within the Governing Body

Pupils and Personnel

Finance and General Purposes

Strategic Development

All governors sit on all committees


Governor Code of Conduct


The Clerk to the Governing Body

 Area Education Office    
Meadow House
NG18 2TB

We have two dedicated finance governors who attend budget meetings with the head teacher and local authority finance officer.

In the event of a complaint or discipline where an appeals panel may be required, governors will be nominated.

Associate members do not have voting rights, however their opinions are greatly valued.

Some telephone numbers you may find useful: -

County Hall:                                       0115 9823823

Area Education Office:                       01623 433433

Police Contact:                                   01909 500999

Bassetlaw District Hospital:               01909 500990

The Elizabethan Academy School:       01777 713700