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Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

 

"Governance is good; it is both transparent and accountable. The well-trained and very conscientious governors make effective use of the data dashboard and national information ........They have very good knowledge and understanding of the school’s strengths and weaknesses and use this to hold the school to account....."  Ofsted March 2014


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


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests for your information.

Our governing body shall consist of:

 

  • 6 Parent governors
  • 1 LA governor
  • 1 Staff governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 7 Co-opted governors
  • 2 Foundation governors (Ember Learning Trust)

Governing Body 

 

 

Governor Type Committees Subjects

Date of

Appointment

Date Stepped Down

Mrs Catherine Birt

Co-opted governor Premises PE 1st September 2015  
Mrs Clare Carten Associate governor

Finance

Personnel

HT Performance Review

Maths 24th November 2014  

Mr Martin Chilcott

Co-opted governor

Personnel

 

Geography

History

R E

1st September 2015 31st March 2017
Mr Jeff Collins Parent governor TBC TBC 18th May 2017  

Mrs Alison Cruthers

Co-opted governor 

Vice Chair

Chair of Personnel

Curriculum

Pay Committee

HT Performance Review

Assessment

Science

1st January 2013  
Mrs Lisa Donnellan Parent governor TBC TBC 18th May 2017  

Mr Nick Fry

Headteacher All Committees   1st August 2008  
Mr Rupert Gregory Parent governor Finance   28th November 2012 14th November 2016

Cllr. Peter Hickman

Authority governor

Finance

Premises

Appeals

Food

Healthy Schools

PSHE

18th August 2013  

Ms Bronach Hughes

Co-opted governor

Chair of Governors

All Committees

Link Governor

MFL

Safeguarding

Looked After Children

1st September 2015  
Mr David Moss Co-opted governor Chair of Finance   1st September 2015 14th November 2016
Mr Graham Newsom Foundation Governor (Ember Learning Trust) TBC TBC 15th June 2017  
Mrs Rebekah O'Sullivan Co-opted governor

Finance

Personnel

Premises

  1st September2016  
Mr James Pearce Staff governor

Curriculum

Personnel

  12th February 2016  
Mr Nigel Randall Parent governor TBC TBC 18th May 2017  

Miss Michelle Riley

Co-opted governor

Finance

Curriculum

  1st September 2015  

Mrs Kate Robson

Parent governor

Chair of Curriculum

Finance

Personnel

HT Performance Review

Art

Literacy

SEND (Centre)

12th November 2013  
Mrs Elspeth Sanders Co-opted governor

Finance

Personnel

Premises

  20th September 2011 31st August 2016
Mr Nathan Sproule Parent governor

Curriculum

Premises

ICT 13th June 2016  

Ms Karen Walker

Co-opted governor

Admissions

Premises

Health & Safety

1st September 2015  

Mrs Rebecca Walker

Parent governor

Personnel

Curriculum

HT Performance Review 

SEND-Mainstream

DT

25th March 2015  
Ms Joan White Foundation Governor (Ember Learning Trust)

Curriculum

Finance

Personnel

Drama

Music

14th November 2016  
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