Governors

 

FLANDERWELL PRIMARY SCHOOL

School Governors

 

 

Flanderwell Primary School governing body is made up of a membership of 9 members.

These are broken down as follows:

Two Parent governors

One Executive Head

Two Staff governors

Four Co-opted governors

 

Governing Body Membership – information correct as of 07.11.2017

 

Category

Name

Start Date

Expiry Date

Appointed By

Pecuniary/Business Interest

Attendance over past 12 months

Clerk

Sarah Williams

2005

N/a

Head

None

1 committee

4 Full Gov. Body

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Co-opted

Kevin Johnson

17/07/2017

16/07/2021

Governing Body/DSAT Trust

None

1 Full Gov. Body

 

Co-opted

Nevine Towers

10/03/2009

01/03/2021

Governing Body

Trinity Croft School

DSAT

Learners First

2 committee

4 Full Gov. Body

Co-opted

Robert Brown

10/03/2009

07/03/2018

Governing Body

None

1 committee

3 Full Gov. Body

 

Co-opted

Rebecca Allard

10/05/2016

09/05/2020

DSAT Trust

Trinity Croft School

Child in Year 4 and FS2

3 Full Gov. Body

Staff

Julie Armitage

28/06/2016

26/06/2020

DSAT Trust

None

1 Committee

4 Full Gov. Body

 

Executive Head

Alison Adair

 

N/a

 

St Alban’s School

St. Michael’s School

2 Committee

4 Full Gov. Body

 

Parent

Shabnam Shafi

26/10/2017

25/10/2021

Parents

Child in Yr 1 & Yr 3

1 Full Gov. Body

 

Parent

Lisa Ballard

26/10/2017

25/10/2021

Parents

Child in Year 2

1 Full Gov. Body

 

Staff

Tina Otter

26/10/2017

25/10/2021

Staff

 

None

1 Full Gov. Body

 

Previous Governor Information (Governors stepped down within last 12 months)

 

Co-opted

Louise Bowmar

01/07/2003

30/04/2017

Governing Body

None

1 committee

2 Full Gov. Body

 

Parent

Kelly Miller

06/11/2013

05/11/2017

Parents

None

1 Full Gov. Body

 

Parent

Jonathan Goward

06/11/2013

05/11/2017

Parents

None

3 Full Gov. Body

 

Staff

Karen Sheriff

02/07/2013

01/07/2017

Governing Body

None

3 Full Gov. Body

 

 

Chair of Governors:                       Nevine Towers

 

Vice Chair of Governors:             Rebecca Allard

 

The roles of both Chair and Vice Chair are elected by full governing body on an annual basis. The above roles for Nevine and Rebecca will expire on 7th November, 2018.

 

There are three main committees which are drawn up from members of the governing body.  A description of the committee along with its members is detailed below:

 

Staffing, Finance & Premises Committee

 

The committee meets at least once per term and is pulled together from all governors with the exception of staffing governor. A full set of terms of reference covering the committee are in place, some items covered within the committee are as follows:

 

  • To ensure the proper and efficient management of all money available to the school
  • To review financial management policy and additional policies e.g. charges and remissions, lettings charges, data protection policy etc.
  • To receive outcomes of financial reviews
  • To monitor expenditure against the school budget on a termly basis
  • To support the aims and ethos of the school, focusing on the quality and needs of all staff employed by the school
  • To establish and keep under review, in consultation with the head teacher, the school’s staffing structure, and ensure that any necessary consultation takes place before any amendments are approved
  • To support the aims and ethos of the school, focussing on the quality and extent of the provision of premises and equipment

 

School Improvement and Curriculum Committee – all governors

 

The committee meets at least once per term. A full set of terms of reference covering the committee are in place, some items covered within the committee are as follows:

 

  • To support the aims and ethos of the school, focussing on the quality and breadth of teaching and learning;
  • To contribute to the review of the SEF in those sections relevant to the work of the committee;
  • To monitor standards and progress in all areas of the school’s work relating to children and their learning:
  • To work closely with the head teacher in preparing the Developing Excellence Plan, and to approve the priorities for development;

 

Data Group Committee – all governors

 

The committee meets at least once per term. A full set of terms of reference covering the committee are in place, some items covered within the committee are as follows:

 

  • To review the data for school including RaiseOnline data etc.

 

GOVERNORS WITH SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

There are a number of specific responsibilities linked to governors and these are as follows:

 

Performance Management Governors                         Nevine Towers and Rob Brown

 

External Performance Management Adviser              Chris Dooley

                                               

Training and Development Governor                           Shabnam Shafi                               

 

Looked After Children/Inclusion Governor                 Rebecca Allard

                                               

Safeguarding Governor                                                  Nevine Towers                                                                    

Health and Safety Governor                                            Rob Brown

 

SELECTION PANEL

 

Governors to be drawn from full governing body as and when required to take part in recruitment, at least one governor to have undertaken Safer Recruitment training.

 

Governors to be drawn from full governing body as and when required to take part in recruitment, at least one governor to have undertaken Safer Recruitment training.

RECORD OF ATTENDANCE OF GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS 2016/17

Flanderwell Primary School – Governor attendance at meetings 2016.17

TRUST GOVERNANCE INFORMATION

TRUSTEE/DIRECTORS' REGISTER OF BUSINESS/PECUNIARY INTERESTS

REFERENCES TO THE WORK AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE GOVERNING BODY

 Letter from Huw Thomas – Diocesan Director of Eductation

LETTER FROM THE LOCAL AUTHORITY

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