Governance Statement 2020 – 2021
The Governing Board has three core functions:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
- Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and it’s pupils
- Ensuring financial health, integrity and value for money
We have a termly Full Governors meeting and two sub-committee meetings each term.
The Full Governing Body – Steve Smith (Chair); Clare Donald (Vice Chair); Karen Appleby (Head Teacher); Lucy Cross (Co-opted Governor); Peter Dacre (Staff Governor), Amy Cross (LA Governor); Gemma Marwood (C0-Opted Governor); Nicholas Chesher (Parent Governor); Carley Foster (Parent Governor); Amanda Gwilliam (Co-opted Governor); Roy Lewis (Co-Opted Governor)
The sub groups are:
- Resources – Mrs Clare Donald (Chair)
This committee focuses on budget, staffing and health & safety.
- Curriculum and Standards – Mrs Amanda Gwilliam (Chair)
This committee focuses on the curriculum, assessment and the School Development Plan.
- During the course of this year, the governing body have restructured to a smaller governing body of 12 governors. The new structure is:
- 2 parent governors
- 1 LA governor
- 1 staff governor
- 1 Headteacher
- 6 Co-opted Governors
Since the role of the governor may have a conflict between professional life and supporting school life, we have a register of interests. If you wish to see this document, please click on this link to download it.
Please click the link below for more information on our governing body.