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Governors

The Board of Governors oversees the vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school; holds the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and oversees the financial performance, making sure that its money is well spent.

 

Governor Name

Governor Designation

Appointed By

Governor Role

Date Appointed

Term of Office Expiry Date

Declaration of Interests

 Attendance at Meetings

Apr 16 - Mar 17

 Mr Paul Bowlas

Headteacher

Ex Officio

 

January 2009

 

None

10/10

 Rev Chris Butler

Foundation

Diocese

 Church School Ethos

May 2012

 

None

7/10

 Dr Richard Grime

Foundation

Diocese

 Chair

January 2014

December 2017

Dr Grime is a member of staff and governor at Ripon Grammar School

9/10

 CO

Associate

Governing Body

 Service Pupils

 

 

 

 

 Mrs Debbie Pitt

Parent

Parent Election

Finance 

February 2017

February 2021

None

1/1 

 Mrs Sue Edwards

Co-opted

Governing Body

  SEN(D)

January 2016

January 2020

None

6/10

 Vacancy

Staff

Staff Election

 

 

 

None

 

 Mr Nigel Slater

Co-opted

Governing Body

 Human Resources

December 2014

December 2018

None

8/10

 Mrs Kitty Colley

Parent

Parent Election

 Safeguarding

December 2013

December 2017

None

5/10

 Mr David Walpole

Co-opted

Governing Body

Vice Chair

 Health & Safety

December 2014

December 2018

None

9/10

 Mrs Hazel Willis

LA

LA

 Standards

September 2013

September 2017

None

9/10

 Dr Bruce Willoughby

Co-opted

Governing Body

 Pupil Premium

December 2014

December 2018

I occasionally receive payments for GP locum work at the HT's wife's GP practice.  This is arranged through a third party

 10/10

Mrs Alison Bradley

 

 

Clerk

 

 

None

10/10

 

Church School Ethos

(Chris Butler)

•  Maintain an overview of the school’s distinctiveness as a Church school with a focus on areas covered by SIAMS inspections including RE and Collective Worship.

•  Meet with the lead person for distinctiveness in the school (Kerry Howell)  and the Headteacher at least twice a year (October & April) and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Finance

(Debbie Pitt)

•  Maintain an overview of school finance, including the budget, budget forecasts and financial procedures.

•  Meet with the Business Manager to review the start budget each year (March) before it is brought to the Governing Body.

•  Meet with the Business Manager to review benchmarking each year (November) and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

•  Meet annually (Jan/Feb) with Business Manager to prepare the School’s Financial Standards audit (for submission by 31st March)

•  At one of these or an additional meeting the Business Manager, review aspects of financial procedures and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Health & Safety

(David Walpole)

•  Maintain an overview of health and safety in the school, including an overview of the premises.

•  Receive health and safety reports from the local authority and report back to Governing Body of any key items.

•  Conduct a tour of the school with the Caretaker (Ben Clarkson) twice a year (November & May) report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Human Resources

(Nigel Slater)

•  Maintain an overview of HR, recruitment, staff welfare and staff appraisal.

•  Oversee the Headteacher’s annual appraisal (November).

•  Oversee the annual meeting to consider staff pay progression (October).

•  Meet with the Headteacher annually (January) to review the school’s appraisal system and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

•  Undertake a check of the statutory information on the school website annually (June) and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Pupil Premium

(Bruce Willoughby)

•  Maintain an overview of the use and effectiveness of pupil premium funding in the school.

•  Meet with the Headteacher twice yearly (October & April) to review the school’s use of pupil premium funding and its impact and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit. (Actions to include observing effectiveness of interventions through pupil discussion of in-year data).

 

Safeguarding

(Kitty Colley)

•  Maintain an overview of safeguarding procedures in the school.

•  Meet with the Business Manager annually (February) to review the school’s safeguarding procedures for staff and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

•  Meet with the Headteacher annually (February) to review the school’s child protection procedures and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

•  Biannual unannounced visit -  case studies

Self Evaluation and School Development

(Richard Grime)

•  Maintain an overview of school development.

•  Meet with the Headteacher termly (September, January & May) to review the school’s development plan and progress against that plan and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

SEN

(Sue Edwards)

•  Maintain an overview of SEN work within the school.

•  Meet with the SENCO at least biannually (October & April) to review the school’s SEN provision and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Service Children

(CO)

•  Maintain an overview of the welfare and progress of service children in school.

•  Meet with the Headteacher at least annually (dependent on army deployment and military responsibility) to review the progress and welfare of Service children and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

Standards

(Hazel Willis)

•  Maintain an overview of the standards and progress in the school.

•  Meet with the Headteacher termly (December, April, July) to review the termly assessment data document and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

•  Meet with the Headteacher annually October and / or as RAISE is published to review SATS results and report back to a meeting of the Governing Body verbally and via a written record of visit.

 

 Click here to view the Instrument of Governance