Governing Body Structure and Sub Committee Membership

 

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The role of the Full Governing Body is to provide strategic direction and management to support the work of the headteacher and other staff. 

The role of the Strategy Committee is to monitor the progress the school is making in relation to all aspects of the School Improvement Plan. 

The role of the Finance and Resources Committee is to ensure the school has strategic plans in place to deliver effective teaching and learning within the school budget. 

The role of the Curriculum & Standards Committee is to monitor the progress all learners are making across all areas of school. 

 

Full Governing Body

Chair of Governors – Rachel Stirling

Vice Chair – Claire Horne (Parent)

Julie Popps (Staff)

Laura Keating (Staff)

Jane Travis (Headteacher)

Andrew Bradshaw (Foundation)

Stuart Hazelton (Parent)

David Mallinson (Foundation)

Ann Broxham(Diocesan)

Rev Paul Witts (Diocesan)

Clerk – Karly George

Strategy Group

Chair of Strategy Group – Rachel Stirling

Vice Chair – Andrew Bradshaw

Clerk – Karly George

Chair of Standards & Curriculum Committee – Stuart Hazelton

Chair of Resources & Finance – Claire Horne

Standards & Curriculum Committee

Chair of Standards & Curriculum Committee – Stuart Hazelton

Vice Chair – Laura Keating

Governors – Julie Popps, Paul Witts

Clerk – Karly George

Resources & Finance Committee

Chair of Resources & Finance Committee – Claire Horne

Vice Chair – Andrew Bradshaw

Governors – Rachel Stirling, David Mallinson

Clerk – Karly George

Pupil Discipline Panel

David Mallinson

Stuart Hazelton

Andrew Bradshaw

Paul Witts (if it involves pupils in year 4)

Staff Dismissal Panel

Andrew Bradshaw

Claire Horne

Ann Broxham

Dismissal Appeals Panel

Stuart Hazelton

Paul witts

David Mallinson     

Complaints Panel

Rachel Stirling

Claire Horne

Paul Witts

Headteacher

Appraisal Panel

Rachel Stirling

Claire Horne

Ann Broxham

 

 

 

Governors with Specific Responsibilities 

Name

 

Specific Responsibility

Link to the School Improvement Plan

Links to training

Rachel Stirling & Claire Horne

 

Assessment and feedback: in light of the removal of National Curriculum levels and the 1-9 GCSE Grading system

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

Outcomes for pupils

Effective monitoring through governor visits

Rachel Stirling & Claire Horne

Quality of teaching and learning: a focus for any school seeking to improve the attainment and progress of its pupils

Quality of teaching, learning and assessment

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Effective monitoring through governor visits

Stuart Hazelton – Lead on all safeguarding

Andrew Bradshaw – Deputy on all safeguarding and special responsibility for PREVENT

PREVENT:

 

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

 

Stuart Hazelton – Lead on all safeguarding

Andrew Bradshaw – Deputy on all safeguarding

Laura Keating – special responsibility for SEND

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND): to monitor the implementation of policies in line with the new SEND code of practice.

Outcomes for pupils

Personal development, behaviour and welfare - attendance

SEND for governors

 

Safeguarding

Stuart Hazelton – Lead on all safeguarding

Andrew Bradshaw – Deputy on all safeguarding

Ann Broxham – special responsibility for LAC

Looked After Children (LAC): to monitor the progress of these pupils and the school’s relationship with the virtual school head.

Outcomes for pupils

Personal development, behaviour and welfare - attendance

Safeguarding

Claire Horne

Pupil Premium (Disadvantaged): to monitor the impact of the use of pupil premium funds on the pupils who are eligible.

Correct documentation is published on the schools website

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Outcomes for pupils

Personal development, behaviour and welfare - attendance

School governors – ready for Ofsted

Claire Horne

Sports Premium:

to monitor the impact of the use of sports premium funds

Correct documentation is published on the schools website

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Outcomes for pupils

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

School governors – ready for Ofsted

Stuart Hazelton – Lead on all safeguarding

Andrew Bradshaw – Deputy on all safeguarding & special responsibility for PREVENT

Safeguarding including Prevent Duty: to monitor the implementation of policies in line with school’s statutory duty to protect children

 

Effectiveness of leadership and management

Personal development, behaviour and welfare

Safeguarding

Effective monitoring through governor visits

 

Understanding the PREVENT Duty for governors

Julie Popps

Health and Safety:

 

Personal development, behaviour and welfare – attendance

Safeguarding

Safeguarding

Paul Witts

Website compliance:

Effectiveness of leadership and management

School governors – ready for Ofsted

 Rachel Stirling

Governor Training Contact:

 

Effectiveness of leadership and management

 

Paul Witts & Ann Broxham

SIAMS

Outcomes for pupils

Personal Development

Quality teaching, learning and assessment

Effective monitoring through governor visits