Role of a school governor:
To contribute to the work of the governing board in ensuring high standards of achievement for all children and young people in the school by:
All governors are volunteers to their posts.They are a group of people interested in education who support the school and Headteacher, to ensure the best possible education for your child. Among their responsibilities are curriculum, staffing, premises, finances, equal opportunities and health and safety. The Governors meet regularly and are continuously involved in the life of the school.
The Governing Body completed the process of reconstitution on June 30th 2015. Under the transition arrangements, all members of the Governing body had to start new terms of office. Governors serve for a term of 4 years.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor:
Our school’s governing body consists of 15 people who include:
Five Parent Governors - Parent governors are elected by the parents and carers of school pupils.
Our Parent Governors are:
Mr Philip Auton (GDPR governor)
Mr Gavin Deichen
Mr Ben Morris
Mr Chris Pearce
Mr Andrew Young (Sports governor)
Seven Co-opted Governors - Co-opted governors are appointed by the governing body. Co-opted governors are people who in the opinion of the governing body have the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school.
Our Co-opted Governors are:
Mr Andre Bovington (Chair)
Mr Jim Bocock
Mrs Andrea Jordan (Safeguarding & SEN governor)
Mr Glyn Jones
Ms Valerie Swanson (EYFS governor)
Mrs Marianne James
One Local Authority Governor - Local authority governors are nominated by the local authority but appointed by the governing body. The local authority can nominate any eligible person as a local authority governor, but it is for the governing body to decide whether their nominee has the skills to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school and meets any other eligibility criteria they have set.
Our Local Authority Governor is:
Mr Roger Martin
One Staff Governor - Who is elected by fellow members of staff.
Our Staff Governor is:
Mrs Tina Harris
Headteacher - Mrs Donna Mylechreest is automatically elected to a position on the governing body.
The governors are supported in their role by a Clerk to Governors who is currently
Mrs Hannah Kelly. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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