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Welcome to our Governors' section. 


Please find below a list of our School Governors including details of how our Governing body is structured, categories, responsibilities, committee membership and terms of appointment for each School Governor.


For your information we have also provided a Register of Business Interests, a record of Governor's committee attendance and copies of our Full Governing Body minutes for the last year (copies of previous minutes can be obtained from the school office).

 

If you wish to contact our Chair of Governors please write to him care of the school.  If you have an urgent enquiry please contact the school office and we will ask Mr MacSymons to return your call.

Parent Governor Elections Information and Disqualification/Qualification Criteria

Chairman

Mr C Hirst - Appointed 02/11/2005

 

Vice-Chairpersons

Mrs A Hesketh - Appointed 15/12/2015 (due 12/19)

Mr B Crawford - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/20)

 

Local Education Authority Representative

Mr B Crawford - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/20)

Mrs L Pilley - Appointed 09/02/2010 - Retired 31/08/2016

 

Co-opted Governors

Mr S Cartmell - Appointed 23/03/2010 (due 03/22)

Mrs A Hesketh - Appointed 15/12/2015 (due 12/19)

Mr N MacSymons - Appointed 24/09/2003 (due 09/22)

Mrs Dorte Ravenscroft - Appointed 20/03/1992 - Retired 31/08/2016

Mrs S Hesk - Appointed 01/11/2011 (due (11/19)

Mr D Hamilton - Appointed 01/11/2010 - Retired 11/16

Mr C Hirst - Appointed 01/11/2005 (due 11/22)

Mrs K Johnson - Appointed 13/12/15 (due 12/19) - Retired 12/18

Mrs K Hill - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/20)

Mrs S Jefferson - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/20) - Retired 12/18

Mr R Newson - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/20)

Mr B Shoulders - Appointed 31/07/2017 (due 07/2021) - Retired 12/18

Mrs C Howarth - Appointed 21/03/19 (due 03/23)

 

Parent Governors

Mr M Fuce - Appointed 11/03/2014 - Retired 03/2017

Mr G Hughes - Appointed 14/10/2013 - Retired 10/2017

Mrs P Musgrave-Haddow - Appointed 08/03/2013 - Retired 03/2017

Mrs A Horabin - Appointed 17/10/2016 (due 10/20)

Mrs L Plant - Appointed 02/05/2017 (due 5/21)

Mr M Stanford - Appointed 18/10/2017 (due 10/2021) - Retired 04/2018

Mr C McNaught - Appointed 22/05/2018 (due 05/22)

Mrs A Thompson - Appointed 24/01/19 (due 01/23)

 

Staff Governor

Mrs P Fellows - Appointed 16/10/2017 (due 10/2021)

Mr B Shoulders - Appointed 29/09/2011 - Retired 31/07/2017

 

Headteacher Governor

Mrs L Willan - Appointed 01/09/2016

Code Of Conduct For School Governors

Governing Body Committee Membership

 

Finance, Staffing & General Purposes 

  • Mr N MacSymons (Chair)
  • Mrs A Horabin (Vice Chair)
  • Mr B Crawford
  • Mrs. L Willan (Headteacher)
  • Mrs P Fellows
  • Mr C Hirst
  • Mrs L Plant
  • Mrs S Hesk
  • Mrs L Plant

Curriculum

  • Mrs A Hesketh (Chair)
  • Mrs L Willan (Headteacher)
  • Mrs C Howarth
  • Mrs K Hill
  • Mr R Newson
  • Mr B Crawford
  • Miss S Mooney (Headteacher’s Representative)

 

Buildings & Health & Safety

  • Mr C Hirst (Chair)
  • Mr S Cartmell (Vice Chair)
  • Mrs P Fellows
  • Mrs L Plant
  • Mr R Newson
  • Mrs W Mather (Headteacher’s Rep.)
  • Mr C McNaught
  • Mrs C Howarth

Staffing & Pay Sub Committee of Finance & General Committee

  • Mr C Hirst
  • Mr N MacSymons (Chair)
  • Mrs A Horabin (Vice Chair)
  • Mrs L Willan (Headteacher)
  • Mrs P Fellows
  • Mrs L Plant

Pupil Discipline Committee

  • Mr C McNaught
  • Mr B Crawford
  • Untainted Governor

Headteacher’s Performance Management

  • Mrs S Hesk
  • Mr N MacSymons
  • Mrs A Hesketh

Pupil Grievance Appeals Committee

  • Mr C Hirst
  • Mrs A Horabin
  • Untainted Governor

Staff Discipline/Attendance & Dismissal Committee

  • Mr B Crawford
  • Mrs A Hesketh
  • Untainted Governor

Complaints Committee

  • 3 x Untainted Governors

Staff Discipline/Attendance & Dismissal Appeals Committee

  • Mr S Cartmell
  • Mrs K Hill
  • Untainted Governor

 

Pay Appeals Committee

  • Mr S Cartmell
  • Mr C Hirst
  • Untainted Governor

 

 

Full Governing Body Committee Meeting Attendance

 

Full Governing Body Committee Meetings

Governor

Spring 2016

(31-3-16)

Summer 2016

(13-7-16)

Autumn 2016

(8-12-16)

Spring 2017

(23-3-17)

Summer 2017

(20-7-17)

Autumn 2017

(7-12-17)

Spring

2018

(1-5-18)

Summer

2018

(5-7-18)

 

Autumn 2018

6-12-18

 

Laura Willan

Apologies

Apologies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Susan Bartlett

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

       

Neil MacSymons (Chair)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apologies

Yes Apologies Apologies Apologies

Deborah Latham

Yes

 

 

 

 

       

Ben Shoulders

Yes

Yes

Apologies

Apologies

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes

Brian Crawford

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Apologies Apologies Yes

David Hamilton

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

       

Gwyn Hughes

X

Yes

Yes

Apologies

Apologies

       

Rose Timmerman

Yes

 

 

 

 

       

Michael Fuce

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Yes      

Catherine Turner

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

       

Linda Pilley

Apologies

 

 

 

 

       

Dorte Ravenscroft

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

       

Pam Musgrave-Haddow

Apologies

X

Yes

X

 

       

Kiran Hill

Yes

Apologies

X

Apologies

Apologies

Yes Yes Yes Apologies

Gill Ellis

Apologies

N/A

Observer

Yes

Yes

N/A N/A N/A N/A

Philippa Fellows

 

Observer

Observer

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Alison Horabin

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies

Steven Cartmell

Apologies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Apologies

Steph Hesk

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apologies Apologies Yes Apologies

Colin Hirst

Apologies

Yes

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies

Wendy Mather

 

Observer

N/A

Yes

Apologies

Yes Yes N/A Yes

Angi Hesketh

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes

Katie Johnson

 

Observer

X

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies

Richard Newson

 

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Sandra Jefferson

 

 

Yes

Yes

Apologies

X Yes Yes Apologies

Laura Plant

 

 

 

 

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies
 Michael Stanford           Yes Apologies    
Craig McNaught               Apologies Yes

 

 

Greyed area - not members of the Governing Body or have stepped down from the Governing Body

 

X - member did not attend and no apologies received

 

N/A - observers whose attendance is not required

 

Observer - observer in attendance at meeting

 

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