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Governors

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Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about the school governors and the work that we do. You can also view the governors minutes (at the foot of the page). We also have copies of the minutes in our school reception area.

Our main role is to support the Headteacher and the staff; the phrase often used to describe this role is ‘a critical friend’. We help to set and reach targets and to strive for excellence across the whole spectrum of school life. The two key documents used for this are the School Development Plan (SDP) and the Self Evaluation Form (SEF). The SDP sets out a three year strategic plan for the school with targets that everyone works towards, and the SEF sets out how well the school is doing and where we aim to make improvements.

Our legal duties include:-

  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the Headteacher 

Register of Business Interests

The Governing Body have a legal duty to act only in the interests of the school. Where a situation arises in which we cannot do this due to a personal interest we may have, steps should be taken to identify, prevent and record the conflict. This ensures that the governing body are acting only in the best interest of the school. All governors complete a declaration on an annual basis. We are asked if we have connections/membership/shares in companies etc which may have a direct business interest in the school.

Pecuniary Interests for Governors - Update June 2017

 Pecuniary interests for Governors Oct 2016 

Other Important Duties

The whole Governing Body meets at least once every term. We have also set up working groups to look at particular issues such as pay, performance management, buildings development etc. A small group; Headteacher, System Manager & the governor responsible for Finance also meet termly to keep an eye on school finances. All governors are informed about what happens at these finance meetings.

Attendance Registers

Finance, Personnel & General Purposes Governor's Attendance Register 2016-2017

 Full Governor's Attendance Register 2016-2017

 

Minutes of Governors Meetings

Govs Minutes 25th November 2014   

 Govs Minutes March 2015

 Govs Minutes June 2015

 Govs Minutes Dec 2015

 

Governors Year End Financial Statements

Governors Statement 2014/15

Governors Statement 2015/16

 

There are several categories of governor appointed by different groups that have an interest in the school. These are Co-opted Governors, Parent Governors and Staff Governors. All governors have equal status, whichever way they are appointed.

Constitution

1x Head Teacher

1x Staff Member

5x Parent/Carers

6x Co-opted

1x Local Authority

Governor Body Constitution June 2017 &  School Responsibilities

Governor Body Constitution Oct 2016

 

Could You Become a School Governor?

Being a school governor is a great way to contribute to school while learning new skills. All types of people can become school governors, no qualifications are needed, but you must be over 18 years of age when you are elected. Enthusiasm, commitment and an interest in education are the most important qualities and you don't need to have a child at school.
For more information about becoming a school governor click here.

 

The Governing Body

2016-2017

 

Name Mrs Sarah Mellor
Governor Category Chair of Governing Body
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 14/03/2017
End Date of Term of Office 13/03/2021
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees Chair of Governing Body & Vice Chair of
SD & P
Lead Monitoring Role Performance Management, Complaints, Assessment
School Responsibility English, ECO, EAL, Communication & Language
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A



 

  

Name Mr. Steven Walker
Governor Category Head Teacher
Type of Governor Head Teacher
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 01/03/2017
End Date of Term of Office
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held Relationship Link
Committees Head Teacher
Lead Monitoring Role Head Teacher
School Responsibility Head Teacher
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
Mrs. Claire Walker, Senior. Higher Level Teaching Assistant in F1 (Nursery) is my wife.

 

 

Name Mr. Michael Walters - RESIGNED
Governor Category Ex- Vice Chair of Governing Body
Type of Governor Local Authority Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 24/01/2013
End Date of Term of Office 23/01/2017
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees Ex- Vice Chair of Governing Body & Chair of SD & P
Lead Monitoring Role Performance Management
School Responsibility P.E. and Spanish
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
Name Mr. Peter Husselbee
Governor Category Vice Chair of Governing Body & Chair of FP & GP
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 01/02/2015
End Date of Term of Office 31/09/2019
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees Chair of FP & GP
Lead Monitoring Role Health & Safety, Anti-Bullying, Behaviour
School Responsibility Science
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A

Name Mr. David Wearn - RESIGNED
Governor Category Co-opted Governor
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 01/02/2015
End Date of Term of Office 31/01/2019
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role N/A
School Responsibility N/A
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
Name Mrs. Lindsey Stirling
Governor Category Parent Governor
Type of Governor Parent Governor
Appointed By Parents
Date Joining Governing Body 28/03/2014
End Date of Term of Office 27/03/2018
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role Pupil Premium, Safeguarding, Child Protection, Looked After Children, S.E.N.
School Responsibility N/A
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
 
   
Name Mrs. Janet Buckley
Governor Category Co-opted Governor
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 01/02/2015
End Date of Term of Office 31/01/2019
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role School Council
School Responsibility N/A
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A

 

Name Mr. Graham Goucher - RESIGNED
Governor Category Ex- Vice Chair of FP & GP
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 01/02/2015
End Date of Term of Office 31/01/2019
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees Vice Chair of FP & GP
Lead Monitoring Role Performance Management
School Responsibility Maths, ICT
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
Name Mrs. Karen Hunt
Governor Category Co-opted Governor
Type of Governor Co-opted Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body 14//03/2017
End Date of Term of Office 13/03/2021
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role N/A
School Responsibility Spanish
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A

 

 

Name Mrs. Nicola Boulding - RESIGNED
Governor Category Parent Governor
Type of Governor Parent Governor
Appointed By Parents
Date Joining Governing Body 10/12/2013
End Date of Term of Office 09/12/2017
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role Governor Training Co-ordinator (temp)
School Responsibility Creative Arts
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
Awaiting Photograph
Name Mrs. Helen Houghton
Governor Category
Type of Governor Parent Governor
Appointed By Parents
Date Joining Governing Body 23/09/2016
End Date of Term of Office 22/09/2020
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role Early Years Foundation, School Visits
School Responsibility PSHE
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
N/A
Awaiting Photograph
Name Mr. Simon Clark
Governor Category Parent Governor
Type of Governor Parent Governor
Appointed By Parents
Date Joining Governing Body 23/09/2016
End Date of Term of Office 22/09/2020
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held N/A
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role   School Website
School Responsibility Maths, ICT
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
 
N/A
 
Awaiting Photograph   
Name Liza Revill
Governor Category Parent Governor
Type of Governor Parent Governor
Appointed By Parents
Date Joining Governing Body 05/05/2017
End Date of Term of Office 04/05/2021
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held TBC
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role   N/A
School Responsibility History, Geography, RE
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff
 
N/A
Awaiting Photograph
Name Nicola Ogle
Governor Category Staff Governor
Type of Governor Staff Governor
Appointed By
Date Joining Governing Body TBC
End Date of Term of Office TBC
Register of Interests & Other Positions Held TBC
Committees N/A
Lead Monitoring Role   Sport Funding
School Responsibility PE
Relationship Between Governors
& School Staff 
N/A
Name Mrs. Sally Andrews
Role Clerk to the Governors

 

 

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 Complaints Policy