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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

 

Governors are a voluntary body of people who guide and support the strategic direction of the school. They are members of the school team and their contribution to the running of the school is highly valued.

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

Our School Governing Body

Governors are a voluntary body of people who guide and support the strategic direction of the school. They are members of the school team and their contribution to the running of the school is highly valued.

 

School Governing Body

The instrument of government states that the governing body shall consist of:

  • 2 parent governors
  • 1 local authority governor
  • 1 staff governor
  • 1 headteacher
  • 7 Foundation governors

 

The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

  • Set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)

 

Governance Handbook - March 2019 - see page 58 for "readily accessible"

 

Meet Our Team

 

Mrs Michelle Evans

Local Authority Governor

Responsibilities Vice Chair

Committees: Full Governing Body, Pay Committee, Staffing & Finance

Date Appointed:14.5.2019

Term of Office: Start & End Date 14.5.19 – 13.5.23

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB and Staffing & Finance, Pay Committee)

 

 

Vacant 

Parent Governor

Responsibilities: 

Committees: 

Date Appointed: 

Term of Office:

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: 

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year 

 

 

Dr Praveena Patel-Owen

Parent Governor

Responsibilities

Committees: Full Governing Body, Curriculum & Standards, Staffing & Finance, Behaviour & Safety

Date Appointed: 15.2.19

Term of Office: Start & End Date 15.2.19 – 14.2.23

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: none

Governance roles in other educational institutions: none

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB and Curriculum & Standards) 

 

 

Mrs Jacqueline Beech

Head Teacher

Responsibilities / Committees: All

Date Appointed: N/A

Term of Office: Start & End Date N/A

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Husband company Beech Homes Ltd, Member of SIPS Board

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (All) 

 

 

Mrs Emma Beardmore

Staff Governor 

Responsibilities / Committees: Full Governing Body, Curriculum & Standards

Date Appointed:6.10.20

Term of Office: Start & End Date: 6.10.20-5.10.24

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year N/A 

 

 

Mrs Zofia Fox

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Chair, Safeguarding, /Child Protection/ Online Safety, Safer Recruitment Governor, SEND

Committees: Full Governing Body, Pay Committee, Staffing & Finance, Curriculum & Standards, Complaints Committee

Date Appointed:23.9.2019

Term of Office: Start & End Date 23.9.19 – 22.9.23

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Husband – Advisor to School, Michael Fox Consultancy

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (Full Governing Body, Pay Committee, Staffing & Finance, Curriculum & Standards, Complaints Committee)

 

 

 

Ms Tracey Dyke

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities: RE and Worship Governor

Committees: Full Governing Body, Curriculum & Standards, Behaviour & Safety

Date Appointed:1.9.18

Term of Office: Start & End Date 1.9.18 – 31.8.22

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB, Behaviour & Safety, Curriculum & Standards)

 

 

 

Rev Jane Dicker (Ex Officio)

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: RE and Worship Governor, Attendance Governor 

Committees: Full Governing Body, Curriculum & Standards

Date Appointed Officio

Term of Office: N/A

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: St Mary Magdalene CofE Primary School

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB, Curriculum & Standards)

 

 

Mr Robert Birch

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: SEND

Committees: Full Governing Body, Behaviour & Safety, Curriculum & Standards

Date Appointed:10.4.17     

Term of Office: Start & End Date10.4.17 – 09.4.21

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB, Behaviour & Safety)

 

 

Mr Andrew Baker 

Foundation Governor

Responsibilities: Health & Safety

Committees: Full Governing Body, Behaviour & Safety, Pay Committee, Complaints Committee, Staffing & Finance

Date Appointed:5.12.18

Term of Office: Start & End Date 5.12.18 – 04.12.22

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Heating Contractor

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Meetings attended in previous academic year (FGB, Behaviour & Safety, Pay Committee, Complaints Committee, Staffing & Finance)

 

 

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