The purpose of the Governing Body is to help the school provide the best possible education for its pupils.

They do this by:

  • Setting the schools values, vision and strategic aims, agreeing plans and policies, and making creative use of resources
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance, acting as a critical friend to the headteacher to support and challenge them in managing the school
  • Ensuring that the school is accountable to the pupil and parents is served, to its local community, to those who fund and maintain it, as well as to the staff it employs.

The Current Governing Body

          Appointed by Date Appointed Term of Office

Mr

Ian

Berry

 

Academy Governor

Governing Body 15/01/2015 15/01/2019
Mrs Sian Birch   Academy Governor Governing Body 12/12/2015 12/12/2019
Mr Richard Cookson   Staff Governor Staff 12/02/2016 12/02/2020
Dr Martha Davies   Parent Governor Parents 01/10/2016 31/08/2020
Mr Keith Davy   Academy Governor Governing Body 28/03/2017 28/03/2021

Mr

Alan

Harrison

 

 (Headteacher ex-officio)

Governing Body 01/09/2015  

Cllr

Jan

Jackson

 

Academy Governor

Governing Body 28/03/2017 28/03/2021
Mr Matthew Jackson   Staff Governor Staff 01/09/2016 31/08/2020

Mr

Vic

Johnston

 

Parent Governor

Parents 01/09/2014 31/08/2018

Mr

John

McElwee

 

Academy Governor - Vice Chair of Governors

Governing Body

01/09/2011

31/08/2019

Mr

Mick

O'Neill

 

Staff Governor

Staff 01/09/2011 31/08/2019

Mrs

Elaine

Pickford

 

Academy Governor

Governing Body 01/09/2011 31/08/2019

Mr

Ian

Saxon

 

Academy Governor

Governing Body 15/01/2015 15/01/2019

Mr

Ron

Taylor

 

Parent Governor

Parents 01/09/2013 31/08/2017

Mr

Phil

Thompson

 

Parent Governor

Parents 01/09/2013 31/08/2017

Mrs

Carolyn

Wright

 

Local Authority Governor - Chair of Governors 

Loacl Authority 01/09/2015 31/08/2019

Previous Governors

Mr Andy Carty   Staff Governor Staff 01/09/2015 31/08/2016
Mr  Peter Holden   Academy Governor Governing Body 01/09/2015 28/03/2017
Mrs Maya Lad   Parent Governor Parents 01/09/2014 31/08/2016
Mrs Janine Vernon   Parent Governor Parents 01/09/2015 31/08/2016


The members of the school Governing Body serve on a variety of committees and report back to the full Governing body on these areas.

 

Governing Body Structure

Committee Memberships 2016/17

September 2016

Committee

Members
Teaching, Learning & Assessment
Mr John McElwee (Chair)
Mr Ron Taylor (Vice-Chair)
Mr Matthew Jackson
Mr Vic Johnston
Mr Mick O’Neill
Mrs Carolyn Wright
Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare
Mr Ian Berry (Chair)
Mrs Elaine Pickford (Vice-Chair)
Mrs Sian Birch
Mr Richard Cookson
Mr Phil Thompson
Mrs Carolyn Wright
Finance & Resources
Mr Ian Saxon (Chair)
Mr Peter Holden (Vice-Chair)
Mr John McElwee
Mr Mick O’Neill
Mr Ron Taylor
Mrs Carolyn Wright
Pay Committee
Chair
Vice Chair
Chairs of Subcommittees
 
Delegation of Responsibility to Individuals
 
Safeguarding
Mr Peter Holden
SEN
Mrs Elaine Pickford
Child Protection and Looked After
Mrs Elaine Pickford
Training Link Mrs Carolyn Wright
English & Humanities Link
Mr Vic Johnston
Maths & Music Link
Mr Ian Berry
Science Link
Mr Mick O’Neill
PE Link Mr Phil Thompson
Ambitious & Achieving
Mr Ian Saxon
Pupil Premium
Mr John McElwee
 
Other Committees

 

Staff Dismissal Committee
Appeals Committee
Admissions Committee
Pupil Discipline Committee

Membership to be not less than 3 members of the governing body to be determined as required.

 

Contact the Governors

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Trustees Report

Trustees Report 2013-2014

 Register of Business Interests 2015

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