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Meet the Governors

Our School Governing Body

Governors are a voluntary body of people who guide and support the strategic direction of the school. They are members of the school team and their contribution to the running of the school is highly valued.

 

School Governing Body

The instrument of government states that the governing body shall consist of:

  • 2 parent governors
  • 1 local authority governor
  • 1 staff governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 4 co-opted governors

The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key function are to:

  • Set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher (a critical friend)

Mike Cardwell

Chair of Governors – Co-opted

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Safeguarding; Complaints; Discipline; Pay; Bids; Year 1/2

Date Appointed: 1 June 2015

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 3/3

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Jean Simpson MBE

Vice Chair of Governors – Co-opted

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Complaints; Pay; Headteachers Appraisal; Year 6

Date Appointed: 1 June 2015

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 3/3

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Vikiy Myers

Co-opted Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Bids; Training; Year 2

Date Appointed: 15 November 2016

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 2/3

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Zahirah Khan

Co-opted Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Year 3

Date Appointed: 01 October 2019

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: N/A

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Alison Ward

Staff Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Science

Date Appointed: 8 march 2016

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 3/3

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Robert Lees

Parent Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Numeracy; Early Years

Date Appointed: 15 January 2018

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 1/3

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Heather McLean

Parent Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Literacy; Year 5

Date Appointed: 15th April 2019

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: N/A

Voting Rights: Yes

 

 

Emma Griffiths

Co-opted Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Headteachers Appraisal; Literacy; Year 1

Date Appointed: 1 November 2019

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: N/A

Voting Rights: Yes

 

Dene Vernon

Local Authority Governor

 

Responsibilities/Committees: Leadership & Management: Personal Development: Behaviour & Welfare; Outcomes for Pupils: Quality of Teaching: Learning & Assessment; Health & Safety; Year 4

Date Appointed: 1 November 2019

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: Greenhill Primary School

Meetings attended in previous academic year: N/A

Voting Rights: Yes

 

 

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