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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

REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS

 

Name

Date

Details

Date

Details

Date

Staff

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Susan Bartlett

15/02/15

 

 

 

 

Mrs Laura Willan*

08/12/16

Staff/Related to B Willan

7/12/17

Staff/Related to B Willan

6/12/18

Mr Ben Shoulders

08/12/16

None

 

None

6/12/18

Mrs Steph Hesk

08/12/16

 

 

 

 

Mrs Catherine Turner

15/02/15

 

 

 

 

Mr Gwyn Hughes

08/12/16

 

 

 

 

Mr David Hamilton

15/02/15

 

 

 

 

Mr Michael Fuce

08/12/16

None

7/12/17

 

 

Mr Steve Cartmell

08/12/16

None

7/12/17

None

6/12/18

Mrs Pamela Musgrave-Haddow*

08/12/16

 

 

 

 

Mrs Kiran Hill

08/12/16

None

7/12/17

None

28/11/18

Mr Colin Hirst

08/12/16

Related to C-A Hirst

7/12/17

Related to C-A Hirst

01/01/19

Mr Neil MacSymons

08/12/16

Director – Scotch Bakery

7/12/17

 

 

Mrs Alison Horabin

08/12/16

None

18/12/17

None

11/12/18

Mr Brian Crawford

08/12/16

None

7/12/17

Director of Poulton & Wyre Railway & Millom Recreation Centre

6/12/18

Mrs Angie Hesketh

08/12/16

None

7/12/17

None

6/12/18

Mr Richard Newson

08/12/16

Related to staff member

7/12/17

Employee The Events Co and related to staff member

6/12/18

Mrs Sandra Jefferson

08/12/16

 

 

 

 

Mrs Katie Johnson*

08/12/16

Staff/None

7/12/17

Staff / None

12/12/18

Mrs Gill Ellis*

08/12/16

Staff/None

 

 

 

Mrs Wendy Mather*

 

Staff/None

7/12/17

Staff / None

6/12/18

Mrs Philippa Fellows*

08/12/16

Staff/None

7/12/17

Staff/None

7/12/18

Mrs Laura Plant

 

None

8/12/17

 

 

Mr Michael Stanford

 

None

8/12/17

 

 

Mr Craig McNaught

 

 

 

Employee Holders Sheet Metal and related to member of staff

6/12/18

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

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)

 

       Spring   2019

(21-03-19)

Summer 2019

(4-12-19)

Laura Willan

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  

Susan Bartlett

 

 

 

           

Neil MacSymons (Chair)

Yes

Yes

Apologies

Yes Apologies Apologies Apologies Apologies  

Deborah Latham

 

 

 

           

Ben Shoulders

Apologies

Apologies

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes    

Brian Crawford

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Apologies Apologies Yes Yes  

David Hamilton

 

 

 

           

Gwyn Hughes

Yes

Apologies

Apologies

           

Rose Timmerman

 

 

 

           

Michael Fuce

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Yes          

Catherine Turner

 

 

 

           

Linda Pilley

 

 

 

           

Dorte Ravenscroft

 

 

 

           

Pam Musgrave-Haddow

Yes

X

 

           

Kiran Hill

X

Apologies

Apologies

Yes Yes Yes Apologies Apologies  

Gill Ellis

Observer

Yes

Yes

N/A N/A N/A N/A    

Philippa Fellows

Observer

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  

Alison Horabin

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies Apologies  

Steven Cartmell

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Apologies Yes  

Steph Hesk

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apologies Apologies Yes Apologies Apologies  

Colin Hirst

Yes

Apologies

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies Yes  

Wendy Mather

N/A

Yes

Apologies

Yes Yes N/A Yes Yes  

Angi Hesketh

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Apologies Yes Yes  

Katie Johnson

X

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Apologies    

Richard Newson

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes Yes Yes Apologies  

Sandra Jefferson

Yes

Yes

Apologies

X Yes Yes Apologies    

Laura Plant

 

 

Yes

Yes Apologies Yes Apologies Yes  
 Michael Stanford       Yes Apologies        
Craig McNaught           Apologies Yes Yes  
Alli Thompson               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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