Leigh Primary School

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: Rahim Rajan (Co-opted Governor)
Vice Chair: Stephen Hall(Parent)
Clerk: Rachel Murray

Staff Governors
Jenna Halfhide (Headteacher)

Emma Harper


Parent Governors
Vacant (recruitment is underway)

Vacant (recruitment is underway)

Nicky Butler

Stephen Hall

David Dorrell

 

                                                                                  

Co-opted Governors
Andrew Richardson    

Victoria Short                                                                                                                 

Glynis Rogers                                                                                                          

Karen Korvin                                                                                                                 

Katy Joiner (Safeguarding)

Christopher Portwood

Rahim Rajan


Local Authority Governor
David Johnson

Associate Member                                                                                                     

James Osbourne-Jackson

Jon wood

Angela Ray

 

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

Name

Appointment Date

Term of Office

Appointed by

Katy Joiner

6/19

4 years

Governing body

Jenna Halfhide

-

n/a

Ex-officio

Nicky Butler

6/19

4 years

Parents

Karen Korvin

11/19

4 years

Governing body

Chris Portwood

6/19

4 Years

Governing Body

David Johnson

6/19

4 years

LEA

James Ossbourne-Jackson

6/21

Associate

Governing body

Rahim Rajan

6/21

4 years

Governing Body

 Emma Harper

 9/21

4 years

Staff

 David Dorrell

 11/19

4 years

Parents

 Steven Hall

11/19. 

4 years

Parents

Vacant           

4 years

Parents

Victoria Short

09/19

4 years

Governing Body

 Vacant

 

4 years 

Parents

Andrew Richardson

09/19

4 years

Governing Body

Glynis Rogers

6/21

4 years 

Governing Body

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Rachel Murray

 

 

Committee Membership and Attendance (2020-21)

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)
  • ResourcesAssociate members are utilised as and when their skills are required

 

Name

FGB

 

P&C

Resources

 

Responsibilities (in addition to committee membership)

Karen Korvin

3 of 3

 3 of 3

 n/a

 SEN

Daniel Eaton

3 of 3

3 of 3

5 of 5

Headteacher

Richard Hartley

2 of 2

0 of 1

 n/a

 

Steve Hale

4 of 4

2 of 3

5 of 5

Chair of Governors

Jenna Halfhide

2 of 2

3 of 3

 1 of 1

 

Nicky Butler

 4 of 4

 3 of 3

 n/a

 Community

David Dorrell

4 of 4

 n/a

 3 of 4

 

Stephen Hall

3 of 4

 n/a

5 of 5

 Risk Management

 

Victoria Short

2 of 2

2 of 3

 n/a

 

Rahim Rajan

4 of 4

n/a

4 of 4 

Vice Chair Chair of Resources

Andrew Richardson

2 of 4

 n/a

3 of 4

 

Justin Sharpe

2 of 4

3 of 3

 n/a

 

Katy Joiner

2 of 4

 2 of 3

 n/a

 Safeguarding,

David Johnston

4 of 4

 2 of 3

3 of 4

 PE

Christopher Portwood

 4 of 4

 n/a

 2 of 4

Chair of Pupil and Curriculum Committee

 

Register of Business and Other Interests

Name

Declaration

Other schools governed

Relationships with school staff

Date of Declaration

David Johnson

 None

None

None

21.09.2020

Daniel Eaton

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Leslie Edmonds

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Katy Joiner

None 

 Head at Hilden Oaks

None

21.9.2020

Steve Hale

Business Partner at Perry's accountants

None

None

21.09.2020

Jenna Halfhide

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Nicky Butler

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Chris Portwood

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Victoria Oyler

 None

None

None

21.09.2020

Rahim Rajan

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Karen Korvin

None 

 None

 None

 21.09.2020

 David Dorrell

None 

 None

 None

 21.09.2020

 Stephen Hall

works for BT

 None 

 None

21.09.20

 Richard Hartley

None 

 None

 None

 21.09.2020

Andrew Richardson

None 

None

None

21.09.2020

Justin Sharpe

 None

None

None

21.09.2020

 

Read the 2020-2021 Governor Newsletter here

 

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