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School Governors


The Governing Body of the school consists of elected parents, local education authority nominees, foundation governors, parish council representatives and elected teachers. the Governors meet at least twice a week and have general responsibility for the effective management of the school. they work within the framework set by both national legislation and the policies of the local education authority.

Their responsibilities include the appointment and dismissal of staff, discipline, control of the delegated school budget, the forming of curriculum policies and maintenance of the premises. In practice, the Governors delegate the day to day running of the school to the headteacher.

Parents can raise any concerns with a governor at any time, although it is usually more appropriate to contact the headteacher in the first instance.

Election and appointment of Governors take place every four years.

NAME

CATEGORY

BODY
APPOINTING

TERM

COMMITTEES/
ATTENDANCE *

POSITION(S)

 

 

 

 

FGB

FC

 

Jenny Cobb

Foundation Governor

Church

01.09.14 –31.08.18

5

1

 

Sharon Gibson

Parent Governor

School

01.09.16 –31.08.20

n/a

 

 

Ken Grundy

Associate Governor

School

11.10.14 –10.10.18

5

1

 FC Chair

Tony Guedes-Ramirez Parent Governor School 01.09.16 –31.08.20 n/a    

Ray Holman

Co-opted Governor

School

29.05.15 –28.05.19

6    PC Chair

Joanne Jaques

LEA Governor

Parish Council

01.09.15 –31.08.19

2    

Peter Kingsnorth

Co-opted Governor

School

29.05.15 –28.05.19

5 1 FGB Vice Chair

Shelagh Mackey

Co-opted Governor

School

29.05.15 –28.05.19

5    

Jo Ross

Foundation Governor

Church

01.09.15 –31.08.19

4    

Jenny Stevens

Head Teacher Governor

School

01.09.08

6 1  

Derek Warren

Parent Governor

School

01.09.14 –31.08.18
Resigned 01.09.16

5 1  

Anja Webb-Ingall

Staff Governor

School

11.10.10

6    

Justine Youngman

Parent Governor

School

12.07.13 –11.07.17

5 1 FGB Chair

* The Governing Body holds specific committee meetings on an 'as required' basis and governors attend as necessary.

Attendance last academic year (2015-16)  FGB = Full Governing Board    FC = Finance Committee    PC = Personnel Committee

Governors’ Other Interests

Shelagh Mackay

Governor, Barnwell School, Stevenage

 

Teaching Staff

Jenny Stevens (Headteacher)
Anja Webb-Ingall

(Deputy Head & SENCO)
Ellie Scott
Julia Beaven
Annie Howard
Emma Hughes

 

 

 

Learning Support Assistants

Jan Presland

Sarah Cotton

Karen Macleod

Hayley Jordan-Bailes

Stacey Holland

Louise Bugden

Chloe Shadbolt (MSA)

 

 

 

 

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Support Staff

Tina Hughes – Finance Secretary
Sarah Cotton – Admin Assistant
Janet Burchell – Admin Assistant
Lynn Poole – Finance Advisor

 

Andy Digby – Caretaker
Donna Baxter– Cleaner
Sam Pulfer - Cleaner

 

 

 

 

 

 

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