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    Governors

    There is a vacancy for a parent governor.   We are seeking nominations from parents for this role.  Nominations must be received by Tuesday 22nd September at 12:00pm        

     

    There are also two vacancies for Co-opted governors.  

     

    If you are interested in any of these roles please email on h.kelly@thrupp.gloucs.sch.uk for more information

    Welcome to our Governors’ section.

     

    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:

    • setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction
    • holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
    • overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

     

    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:

     

    Our chair of the Governing Board: Mr André Bovington: chair@thrupp.gloucs.sch.uk

     

    Five Parent GovernorsParent 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 Andrew Young (Sports governor/Chair of Finance & Staffing)

    Mr Karl Marsden 

     

    Seven Co-opted GovernorsCo-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)

    Ms Valerie Swanson (EYFS governor)

    Mrs Marianne James

    Mrs Alisa Catt

    Mr Ralph Fletcher

     

    One Local Authority GovernorLocal 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 GovernorWho is elected by fellow members of staff.

     

    Our Staff Governor is:

    Mrs Tina Harris

     

    HeadteacherMrs 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. (admin@thrupp.gloucs.sch.uk)

     

    Please click on the links below for further information:

    Check out the Brilliant Book for Friday 23rd October in News and Events - Assemblies. Unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions, we will not be holding an open morning this year for new families. However, viewings for Thrupp Primary School are now being taken. Please contact the school office to make an appointment for Reception 2021 or in-year application viewings.
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