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Governors

Role of the Board of Governors
The Governing Body of a school is responsible for ensuring that it is run to promote pupil achievement.

Its duties include:
• setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
• the school budget
• reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
• appointing, challenging and supporting the headteacher

The Governing Body is made up of:
• parents governors (elected by parents)
• staff representatives (elected by school staff)
• local authority governors (appointed by the local authority)
• co-opted governors (appointed by the governing body)

Members of the Governing Body
Chair: Steve Hale (Co-opted Governor)
Vice Chair: TBC
Clerk: Rachel Murray

Staff Governors
Daniel Eaton (Headteacher)
Jenna Halfhide

Parent Governors
Tamsin Anderson                                                                                                                 Leslie Edmonds
Ian Matthews                                                                                                                  Rahim Rajan
Andrew Richardson                                                                                                                 

Co-opted Governors
Ali Newman                                                                                                                        Victoria Oyler                                                                                                                   Justin Sharpe                                                                                                                  Vacancy                                                                                                                            Vacancy

Local Authority Governor
Vacancy

Associate Governor                                                                                                         James Halfhide

 

The Governing Body reconstituted under the School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2012 on 1st September 2015.

Name

Appointment Date

Term of Office

Appointed by

Tamsin Anderson

01/16

4 years

Parents

Daniel Eaton

-

4 years

Ex-officio

Leslie Edmonds

09/15

4 years

Parents

Steve Hale

09/15

4 years

Governing Body

Jenna Halfhide

09/15

4 years

Staff

Ian Matthews

09/15

4 years

Parents

Ali Newman

09/15

4 years

Governing Body

Victoria Oyler

09/15

4 years

Governing Body

Rahim Rajan

11/16

4 years 

Parents

Andrew Richardson

01/16

4 years

Parents

Justin Sharpe

11/16 

4 years 

Governing Body

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Rachel Murray

 

 

Committee Membership and Attendance (2017 -2018)

The governors’ work is divided between meetings of the Full Governing Body (FGB), which are attended by all governors, and two committees:

  • Pupil and Curriculum (P&C)
  • Resources

 

Name

FGB

 

P&C

Resources

 

Responsibilities (in addition to committee membership)

Tamsin Anderson

5 of 5

 

5 of 5

 

Daniel Eaton

5 of 5

3 of 3

5 of 5

Headteacher

Leslie Edmonds

4 of 5

3 of 3

 

Single Equality Scheme; Chair of Pupil and Curriculum Committee

Steve Hale

5 of 5

3 of 3

5 of 5

Vice Chair of Governors

Jenna Halfhide

5 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Fiona Lake

5 or 5

3 of 3

 

Chair of Governors

Ian Matthews

4 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Ali Newman

5 of 5

 

5 of 5

Safeguarding, Risk Management

Victoria Oyler

5 of 5

2 of 3

 

 

Rahim Rajan

3 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Andrew Richardson

4 of 5

 

4 of 5

 

Justin Sharpe

3 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Jacqui Wordsworth

4 of 5

 

 

 

Linda Zuberi

4 of 5

 

5 of 5

Chair of Resources Committee

 

Register of Business and Other Interests

Name

Declaration

Other schools governed

Relationships with school staff

Date of Declaration

Tamsin Anderson

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Daniel Eaton

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Leslie Edmonds

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Steve Hale

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Jenna Halfhide

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Ian Matthews

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Ali Newman

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Victoria Oyler

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Rahim Rajan

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Andrew Richardson

 

None

None

26.09.2018

Justin Sharpe

 

None

None

26.09.2018

 

 
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