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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 12/23)

Mr B Crawford - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/24)

 

Local Education Authority Representative

Mr B Crawford - Appointed 08/12/2016 (due 12/24)

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 12/23)

Mr N MacSymons - Appointed 24/09/2003 - Retired 12/19

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

Mrs S Hesk - Appointed 01/11/2011 (due (11/23)

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)

Mrs M Lund - Appointed 06/05/20 (due 5/24)

 

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

REGISTER OF  BUSINESS INTEREST 2021

 

 

Name

Details

Date

Details

Date

Details

Date

(*Staff)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Laura Willan*

Staff/Related to

member of staff

6/12/18

Staff/Related to

member of staff

5/12/19

Staff/Related to

member of staff

17/11/2020

Mr Ben Shoulders

None

6/12/18

 

R

 

R

Mrs Steph Hesk

Staff/None

 

None

1/2/20

None

12/01/2021

Mr Steve Cartmell

None

6/12/18

None

19/1/20

None

12/01/2021

Mrs Kiran Hill

None

28/11/18

Fylde First Aid

27/1/20

Fylde First Aid

19/01/2021

Mr Colin Hirst

Related to member of staff

01/01/19

Related to member of staff

5/12/19

Related to member of staff

12/01/2021

Mr Neil MacSymons

Director – Scotch Bakery

28/11/18

 

R

 

 

Mrs Alison Horabin

None

11/12/18

None

9/12/19

None

25/03/2021

Mr Brian Crawford

Director of Poulton & Wyre Railway & Millom Recreation Centre

6/12/18

Director of Poulton & Wyre Railway & Millom Recreation Centre

5/12/19

Director of Poulton & Wyre Railway & Millom Recreation Centre

13/11/2020

Mrs Angie Hesketh

None

6/12/18

None

5/12/19

None

16/11/2020

Mr Richard Newson

Employee The Events Co and related to staff member

6/12/18

Employee The Events Co and related to staff member

12/12/19

Employee The Events Co and related to staff member

12/01/2021

Mrs Katie Johnson*

Staff / None

12/12/18

 

R

 

R

Mrs Wendy Mather*

Staff / None

6/12/18

Staff / None

5/12/19

Staff / None

17/11/2020

Mrs Philippa Fellows*

Staff/None

7/12/18

Staff / None

5/12/19

Staff / None

17/11/2020

Mrs Laura Plant

None

 

None

5/12/19

None

12/01/2021

Mr Craig McNaught

Employee Holders Sheet Metal and related to member of staff

6/12/18

Employee Holders Sheet Metal and related to member of staff

10/12/19

Employee Holders Sheet Metal and related to member of staff

28/01/2021

Mrs Alli Thompson

 

 

None

5/12/19

None

12/01/2021

Mrs Christine Howarth

 

 

Related to member of staff

29/1/20

Related to member of staff

18/11/2020

Miss Sam Mooney*

 

 

Staff / None

5/12/19

Staff / None

17/11/2020

Mrs Margaret Lund

 

 

None

16/06/20

None

17/03/2021

 

 

Governing Body Committee Membership

 

Finance, Staffing & General Purposes 

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

Curriculum

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

 

Buildings & Health & Safety

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

Staffing & Pay Sub Committee of Finance & General Committee

  • Mr C Hirst (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
  • Mrs L Plant
  • 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

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)

 

       Spring   2019

(21-03-19)

Summer 2019

(4-7-19)

Autumn 2019

(5-12-19)

Spring 

2020

(6-5-20)

Summer

2020

(2-7-20)

  Autumn

2020

(3-12-20)

 

Laura Willan

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Neil MacSymons (Chair - Retired Spring 2019)

Apologies

Yes Apologies Apologies Apologies Apologies          

Ben Shoulders

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes            

Brian Crawford

Yes

Yes Apologies Apologies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Gwyn Hughes

Apologies

                   

Michael Fuce

Yes

Yes                  

Kiran Hill

Apologies

Yes Yes Yes Apologies Apologies Yes X Yes Yes Apologies

Gill Ellis

Yes

N/A N/A N/A N/A            

Philippa Fellows

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Alison Horabin

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies Apologies Yes Apologies Yes Yes Apologies

Steven Cartmell

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Apologies Yes Yes Apologies Yes Yes Yes

Steph Hesk

Yes

Apologies Apologies Yes Apologies Apologies Yes Apologies Apologies Apologies X

Colin Hirst

(Chair - Appointed Summer 2019)

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Wendy Mather

Apologies

Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A

Angi Hesketh

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes Yes Yes Yes Apologies Yes Yes

Katie Johnson

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies            

Richard Newson

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Apologies Yes Apologies Yes Yes Apologies

Sandra Jefferson

Apologies

X Yes Yes Apologies            

Laura Plant

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies Yes Yes Yes Apologies Yes Apologies
 Michael Stanford   Yes Apologies                
Craig McNaught       Apologies Yes Yes Yes Yes Apologies Apologies Yes
Alli Thompson           Yes Apologies Yes Yes Yes Apologies
Margaret Lund                 Yes Yes Yes
Samantha Mooney               Yes N/A N/A N/A

 

 

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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