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Governors

 

Welcome to the Governors section of the website, which will explain the role of the governors, who they are and what they do?

 

The role of governors

 

The Governing Body oversees the running of the school in a non-executive capacity. Its role is to provide strategic direction for the work and improvement of the school in support of the headteacher and staff.

 

Tasks includes:

 

  • Discussing the vision and aims of the school and assisting in preparation of plans and policies
  • Acting as a critical friend to the school, asking questions, supporting the Headteacher, challenging proposals and monitoring progress on a wide range of issues
  • Being accountable and answerable to all stakeholders including parents, staff, pupils, the school community and both local and national government.

 

The full governor body is made up of parents, staff and members of the community.

 

To ensure effective and efficient management in the school, the governing body has sub-committees responsible for key areas of the management of the school.

 

These are:

 

  • Finance Committee (TOR)

 

In additional to the management committees, there are other committees which meet as required.

These are:

 

  • Finance and Pay Committee
  • Other committees are formed as necessary.

 

The committees report in to the Full Governing Body which meets at least 6 times a year.  Minutes from these meetings can be requested from the school office.

 

In addition each governor has responsibility for a specific class to offer individual support to the class teachers and offer a specific point of contact to parents.

 

As at 1st September 2018, the governors and their responsibilities are as follows:

 

Governor 

Appointment body,

date of appointment and

term of office

Committee membership

and responsibilities

Class responsibility

Victoria Brown

Chair

Co-opted Governor

12/7/17 to 11/7/21

Chair of Governors

Data on Pupil Progress, Ofsted

Jays Y5

Nic Hamlin

Vice Chair

Co-opted Governor

 6/3/19 to 8/5/23

Finance, Pay,

Governor Development, Ofsted lead

Kingfishers Y3

Susan Spence

Local Authority Governor 

23/9/13 to 29/11/21

Governor Visits

Wrens Reception

Richard Parker

Co-opted Governor

21/1/16 to 20/1/20

Finance, Pay 

ICT, Maths, Website

 

Leanne Hogburn

Parent Governor

10/6/16 to 9/6/20

Safeguarding, Disadvantaged/ Pupil Premium

Skylarks Y4

Lucy Hislop

Co-opted Governor

7/6/17 to 6/6/21

Finance, SEND

Equalities

Owls Y6

Alasdair Heath

Co-opted Governor

5/4/17 to 4/4/21

Finance

Health and Safety

Sparrows Y2

Andrew Taylor

Parent Governor

 25/9/17 to 24/9/21

Library, Communications

Robins Y1

Clive Nethersole

Co-opted Governor

24/4/19 to 23/4/23

 

 

Angus Marriott Staff Governor    

Marie Lea

Headteacher from 1/1/16

 

 

Ruth Jones

Clerk to Governors from 3/6/19

   

 

REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS - SEPTEMBER 2018 TO AUGUST 2019

 

Name of Governor

Relevant business

interests

Any other

educational

establishments

governed

Relationships

with the

school staff*

John Hopkins None   None
Nic Hamlin None   None
Richard Parker None   None
Victoria Brown None   None
Sue Spence Covenant on school land   None
Andrew Taylor None   None
Leanne Hogburn None   None
Alasdair Heath None   None
Marie Lea Employee of the school   None
Angus Marriott Employee of the school    
Clive Nethersole None   None
Ruth Jones Employee of the school   None

 

ATTENDANCE REGISTER OF FULL GOVERNING BOARD

 

 

Name of Governor

Attendance 2018/19

(meetings attended

 /total)

 

Name of Governor

Attendance 2017/18

(meetings attended

/total)

 

John Hopkins

5/6

 

John Hopkins

5/6

 

Nic Hamlin

4/6

 

Nic Hamlin

5/6

 

Richard Parker

6/6

 

Richard Parker

5/6

 

Victoria Brown

6/6

 

Victoria Brown

5/6

 

Lucy Hislop

5/6

 

Lucy Hislop

6/6

 

Marie Lea

5/6

 

Marie Lea

6/6

 

Sue Spence

3/6

 

Sue Spence

5/6

 

Lynne Hogburn

5/6

 

Lynne Hogburn

5/6

 

Andrew Taylor

5/6

 

Andrew Taylor

6/6

 

Alasdair Heath

3/6

 

Kathryn Deas

2/6

  Clive Nethersole

2/2

 

Alasdair Heath

6/6

 

 

 

 

 

GOVERNORS WHO LEFT THE GOVERNING BOARD during academic year 2017/18 and academic year 2018/19

 

Governor Appointment body, date of leaving Committees and Responsibilities Class responsibility
Kathryn Deas Staff Governor resigned 16/4/18    
John Hopkins Co-opted resigned 31/5/19

Chair of Governors

Chair of finance committee

 

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