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Meet the Governors

Our School Governing Body

Governors are a voluntary body of people who guide and support the strategic direction of the school. They are members of the school team and their contribution to the running of the school is highly valued.

 

School Governing Body

The instrument of government states that the governing body shall consist of:

  • 2 parent governors
  • 1 local authority governor
  • 1 staff governor
  • 1 headteacher
  • 10 co-opted governors

 

The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

  • Set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)

Meet our Governors

Mrs Nicky Palmer, Clerk to Governors and Committee Clerk

 

Kate Field

Chair of Governors – Co-Opted

Responsibilities / Committees: Chair of Governors, Child Protection

Date Appointed: 14th September 2016

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 13th September 2020

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 11

 

Andy Lambert

Governor – Co-Opted

Responsibilities / Committees: Health & Safety, E-Safety, Training; Finance Committee

Date Appointed: 24th January 2018

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 23rd January 2022

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 9

 

Vanessa Eddey

Governor – Co-Opted

Responsibilities / Committees: Chair of Finance Committee

Date Appointed: 29th January 2019

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 28th January 2023

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: IEB member at Budmouth College, Dorset

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 11

 

Bryn Phillips

Governor – Co-Opted

Responsibilities / Committees: Community Liaison Governor

Date Appointed: 18th January 2017

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 17th January 2021

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 7

 

Khaline Banbury

Governor – Co-Opted

Responsibilities / Committees: SEND Governor

Date Appointed: 29th January 2019

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 28th January 2023

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 7

 

Jo Greathead

Governor – Elected Staff

Responsibilities / Committees: Deputy Headteacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Date Appointed: 24th January 2018

Term of Office: 4 yrs – ends 23rd January 2022

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Staff, Carmine Cakes

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 5

 

Wendy Chant

Governor – Head Teacher

Responsibilities / Committees: Headteacher, Safeguarding Lead

Date Appointed: 31 August 2004

Term of Office: na

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Staff

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 15

 

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