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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

DFE The constitution of governing bodies of maintained schools Sept 2016 para 30

 

The structure and remit of the governing body and committees

Full governing body: Chair Mrs A.Porter

 

The work of the governing body includes several committees which have terms of reference. The structure of our committees is below with the applicable terms of reference. Terms of reference are expanded in the Governor committees terms of reference document.

 

We also have nominated governors for each curricular area and other aspects of school to monitor their effectiveness

Admissions

Mrs A.Porter

 

Resources, health and safety

Mrs J.Lowes

Staffing

Mrs A.Porter

Standards in Teaching and Learning

Mrs A.Porter

Other committees: complaint appeals, staff discipline, grievance

Marketing committee

Finance committee, health and safety committee, premises committee,

Appraisal

Pay

Curriculum committee, standards and effectiveness committee, pupil discipline / welfare committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Category

Appointing body

Term of office

Committees

 

Attendance

(last 12 months)

Positions of responsibility

Register of business or financial interests or roles in other schools

Mr Gareth Allen

Staff

School

26 Feb 2015 – 25 Feb 2019

Standards of Teaching and Learning, Admissions and Marketing.

Full Governors - 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources / H&S  - 11.02.16

STL - 07.07.16

Resources - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

 

None

Mrs Elizabeth Anderson

Co-opted

Governing Body

01 Jul 2012 – 30 Jun 2016

Standards of Teaching and Learning

Full Governors 12.2.15

Full Governors 26.2.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

STL 3.12.15

 

None

Mrs Claire Bowdidge

Foundation

C of E Diocese

12 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2019

Admissions

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Spring 2017

 

 

None

Mrs Jean Caffrey

 

Foundation

C of E Diocese

1 Sep 2015 – 31 Aug 2019

Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Performance Management and Pay, Grievance and Complaints.

Staffing 22.10.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

STL - 03.12.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

Autumn 2016

SLT – 17.11.16

Spring 2017

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Vice Chair of Governors

Nominated governor for SEN, safeguarding / child protection and  e safety.

None

Mrs Beatrice Joanna Collie

Parent

Governing body

23 March 2017- 22March 2021

 

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Nominated governor for Worship

None

Mr Symon James Hallmark

Parent

Governing body

23 March 2017- 22March 2021

 

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

 

BT Lancashire services employee

Mrs Joanne Hodson

Co-opted

Governing Body

01 Sep 2015 – 31 Aug 2019

 

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Autumn 2016

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

 

Nominated governor for History

None

Mr David Lister

Foundation

C of E Diocese

29 Nov 2016- 30 Nov 2020

Resources and Health and Safety, Grievance and Complaints.

 

Resources and H&S -22.10.2015

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S - 11.2.2016

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

 

Spouse of employee

 

Mrs Julie Lowes

LEA

LEA

20 Jul 2016 – 19 June 2020

Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Resources and Health and Safety

Full Governors - 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S – 22.10.15

Staffing – 03.03.16

STL – 07.04.16

Resources and H&S – 29.04.16

Spring 2017

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Chair of Resources, Health and Safety Committee Nominated governor for Foundation Stage, behaviour and music

 

None

Mr David Merritt

Headteacher

Governing Body

Ex officio

31 Aug 2016 – 31 Aug 2020

Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Resources and Health and Safety, Admissions and Marketing.

STL - 03.12.15

Staffing - 22.10.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S -  11.2.2016

Resources and H&S – 22.10.15

Admissions and Marketing – 03.03.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

STL – 07.04.16

Resources and H&S – 29.04.16

Staffing – 30.06.16

STL - 07.07.16

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Admissions – 23.02.17

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

 

None

Miss Joanne Moss

Observer

Governing Body

Observer

Resources and Health and Safety

 

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S -  11.2.2016

Resources and H&S – 22.10.15

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Spring 2017

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

 

 

None

Mrs  Catherine Paterson

Foundation

C of E Diocese

12 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2019

 

Full Governors 22.10.15

STL - 03.12.15

Resources and H&S -  11.2.2016

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Admissions and Marketing – 03.03.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

Staffing – 30.06.16

STL - 07.07.16

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Admissions – 23.02.17

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Nominated governor for Art and Geography

None

Mrs Lisa Philipson

Foundation

C of E Diocese

01 Oct 2012 – 30 Aug  2016

Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Admissions and Marketing.

 

Full Governors 12.2.15

Full Governors 26.2.15

Full Governors 11 Feb 2016

 

None

Mr Phill Pollard

Foundation

C of E Diocese

12 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2019

 

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

STL – 07.04.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Nominated governor for IT and maths

 

Mrs Ann Porter

Co opted

Governing body

14 Jul 2016 – 13 Jul 2020

Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Resources and Health and Safety

Admissions

STL - 03.12.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S - 11.2.2016

Resources and H&S – 22.10.15

Admission and Marketing – 03.03.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

STL – 07.04.16

Resources and H&S – 29.04.16

Staffing – 30.06.16

STL - 07.07.16

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Admissions –

23.02.17

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Chair of Governors

Nominated governor for English

None

Dr Nicola Swarbrick

Foundation

C of E Diocese

12 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2019

 

STL - 03.12.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Resources and H&S -  11.2.2016

STL – 07.04.16

Resources and H&S – 29.04.16

STL - 07.07.16

Resources and H&S - 14.07.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

STL – 16.03.17

Full Governors 23  March 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Nominated governor for science and French

Director Lucian Properties Ltd

Director 2009

 

Worden Court Management ltd

Director Nov 2015

 

Cousin of husband is employee

Mrs Evelyn Taysum

Foundation

C of E Diocese

19 Dec 2016 – 18 Dec 2020

Admissions

Standards and Effectiveness, Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning

Grievance and complaints. Performance Management and Pay, Admissions and Marketing.

Staffing 22.10.15

Full Governors 12.2.15

Full Governors 26.2.15

Full Governors 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Admissions – 03.03.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

Autumn 2016

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Admissions – 23.02.17

Full Governors 23 March 2017

 

 

None

Mrs Victoria Thornley

Foundation

C of E Diocese

16 Mar 2016 – 15 Mar 2020

Standards and Effectiveness, Staffing, Standards of Teaching & Learning, Resources and Health and Safety, Performance Managements and Pay, Admissions

STL - 03.12.15

Resources and H&S  - 11.2.2016

Resources and H&S – 22.10.15

Full Governors  - 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Admissions and Marketing – 03.03.16

Staffing - 03.03.16

STL – 07.04.16               

Resources and H&S– 29.04.16

Autumn 2016

Full Governors – 08.12.16

STL – 17.11.16

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Admissions – 23.02.17

Resources / Staffing – 01.03.17

 

Chair of Staffing Committee

Nominated governor for PSHE

Spouse of director West One Signs Ltd

2001

Rev Cherie Walker

Ex Officio

C of E Diocese

Ex officio

12 Oct 2015 – 11 Oct 2019

 

Full Governors  - 22.10.15

Staffing - 22.10.15

Full Governors - 11.02.16

Staffing – 03.03.16

STL – 07.04.16

Autumn 2016

Full Governors – 08.12.16

Spring 2017

Summer

Full Governors 13 July 2017

STL / staffing 6 July2017

 

Nominated governor for RE

None


 

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