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Governors

Governing Body Chair: Ian Scott                     Vice Chair: Roger Stokoe

The Governing Body takes a strategic role, acts as a critical friend to the school and is accountable for its decisions. It sets aims and objectives, reviews, agrees and monitors policies, targets and priorities and is accountable for the efficient and effective use of its funding. The Full Governing Body meets at least three times a year. There are a number of Working Parties which meet regularly and to which the Governing Body can delegate certain responsibilities. The Governing Body can and does establish ad-hoc working parties as the need arises made up of suitably experienced governors, in order to deliver against deadlines with which it is faced.

The Working Party structure is as follows:

Standards Chair: Martyn Taylor

The Standards Working Party, in collaboration with the staff, look at raising standards. The working party gathers information about how the curriculum is taught, evaluated and resourced. It reviews policies, ensures that pupils with Special Educational Needs have their needs met and that appropriate provision is made available for all pupils, including those on the Pupil Premium Register. It makes appropriate recommendations to the Finance Working Party in relation to staffing.

Finance Chair: Roger Stokoe

The Finance Working Party has responsibility for providing guidance and assistance to the Executive Headteacher and Governors in all matters relating to budgeting and finance. 

Premises Chair: Ian Bell

The Premises Working Party 

The Premises Working Party provides support and guidance for the Governing Body and the Executive Headteacher on all matters relating to the maintenance and development of the premises and grounds, including Health and Safety.

Performance Management Chair: Ian Scott

This Committee works with the school’s Education Adviser to ensure that the Performance Management Review of the Executive Headteacher is implemented, effective and reviewed annually.

Pay Review Chair: Ian Bell

The role of the Pay Committee is to implement the School’s Pay and Performance Policy. The Committee has fully delegated powers and consists of three members of the Governing Body but does not include the Chair of Governors.

 

Name of governor

Relevant business interests

Any other educational establishments governed

Relationships with the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives

Rachel Aiken

None

None

None

Julie Bacon

None

None

None

Matthew Baker

Staff member

None

None

Ian Bell

None

None

None

Christine Bish

None

None

None

Susanne Denton

None

None

None

Rachel Fleming

Staff member

None

None

Fiona Griffiths

Staff member

None

None

Peter Hilton

None

None

None

Ian Scott

None

None

None

Roger Stokoe

None

None

None

Martyn Taylor

None

None

None

Jon Milne None None None
Megan Williams None None None

Governors resigning during the academic year:

Phil Harrison

None

None

None

Brenda Sumner None None None
Rachael Bridges None None None