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What is the role of the Governing Body?

 

The governing body is responsible for the conduct of its school, and must promote high standards of educational achievement at the school.  It is the school’s accountable body and as such:

 

  • Provides a strategic view of the school by establishing a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school within an agreed policy framework.  It appoints and performance manages the head teacher, agreeing the school improvement strategy which includes setting statutory targets with supporting budgets and staffing structures
     
  • Monitors and evaluates the work of the school by reviewing the performance of the head teacher, the effectiveness of the policy framework, progress towards targets, and the effectiveness of the school improvement strategy;
     
  • Signs off the self-evaluation process and responds to school improvement service and Ofsted reports as necessary. In addition it holds the head teacher to account for the performance of the school and ensures that parents are involved, consulted and informed as appropriate, with information to the community being made available as required.

 

In order to do this, governors need to gain knowledge of how their school operates through training, by attending meetings, and by getting to know their school community, for example through a small number of visits to the school during the school day.

Structure and Remit of the Governing Body:

According to the Consolidated Instrument of Government for ‘The Governing body of Bishops Itchington Primary School’ (effective from 1st September 2015), the governing body is made up of nine governors, consisting of:

  1. 3 Parent governors
  2. 1 LA governor
  3. 1 Staff governor
  4. 4 co-opted governors
  5. Head Teacher

In addition Associate members will be appointed when their expertise and experience is required. Associate members are not members of the governing body and have no voting rights. 

Following the reconstitution of the Bishops Itchington Primary School Governing body all current governors were re-appointed as of the 1st September 2015 with a 4 year term of office

 

The full governing body meet twice a term. Two sub-committees have been created by the full governing body to monitor specific areas of Governance. The Performance, Standards and Resources committee meets twice a term and the Strategy Committee meets a minimum of once a term.

 

Roles within the Governing body:

Chair:                                Sarah Richardson

Vice Chair:                        Anna Wakelin

PSR committee Chair:        Zoe Paget

Strategy Chair:                 Tom Henderson

Financial Lead:                  Tom Henderson

Minutes:                              

Appeals panel:                  

Pay Committee:                 Sarah Richardson, Tom Henderson

Performance Management: John Wilson

SEND:                               Anna Wakelin

Safeguarding:                    Anna Wakelin

Numeracy:                        

Literacy:                            Tom Henderson

Science:                             Zoe Paget

Patch:                                John Wilson

Training:                            Clare Bunn

Health & Safety:                  Graham Folkes-Skinner

Standing Agenda:              Sarah Richardson

ICT                                   Zoe Paget

Menu of Monitoring           Sarah Richardson

 

 

Sarah Richardson

LA Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 100%
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.19
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Tom Henderson

Parent Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 94%
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.19
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Zoe Paget

Parent Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • ​governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the past academic year 100%
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.19
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

John Wilson

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 81%
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.19
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Jacky Sykes

Teacher Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 100%
  • Term of office end date - 31.12.19
  • Voting rights on committees - FGB, PSR & Strategy

 

Richard Hawkins

Head Teacher

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 100%
  • Term of office end date - NA
  • Voting rights on committee - FGB, PSR & Strategy

 

Anna Wakelin

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutes; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body meetings over the last academic year; NA as term started September 2016
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.20
  • Voting rights on committee - All

 

Clare Bunn

Parent Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutes; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouces, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body meetings over the last academic year; NA as term started September 2016
  • Term of office end date - 31.8.20
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Ian Huke

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions;
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives);
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year N/A
  • Term of office end date - 28.2.21
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Graham Folkes-Skinner

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions;
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives);
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year N/A
  • Term of office end date - 28.2.21
  • Voting rights on committees - All

 

Lesley Thornton

Clerk to the Governors

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body meetings over the last academic year; 100%
  • Term of office end date - NA
  • Voting rights on committee - None

 

Simon Farrall (Resigned February 2017)

Associate Member

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 81%

 

 Jaime Meredith (Resigned January 2017)

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 94%

 

Sarah Caisey (Resigned 2017)

Co-opted Governor

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests including:
    • governance roles in other educational institutions; NA
    • any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives); NA
  • Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic year 81%

 

All Governors can be contacted via Bishops Itchington Primary School, Ladbroke Road, Bishops Itchington, Warwickshire, CV47 2RN – 01926 612297