The Governing Board

Members of the Governing Board

Mrs Helen Giblett

Ex. Officio Governor 4.09.2014 - current

Fr Christopher Epps

Ex. Officio Governor Vice Chairman 13.09.2015

Mrs Tracy Lewis

Parent Elected Governor Vice Chair of Resources 09.10.2013 - 8.10.2017

Mrs Karen Standen

Co-opted governor from 25.11.2016 - 24.11.2020

Mrs Jo Matthews

Non Teaching Staff Governor 20.03.2015 - 19.03.2019

Mrs Lianne Jory

Clerk to the Governors

Mrs Amanda Colwill

Parent Governor

Chair of the Governing Board:

Revd Mark Dunn-Wilson

Vice Chair of the Governing Board:

Fr Christopher Epps

Designated Safeguarding Governor:

Mark Dunn-Wilson

Rev Mark Dunn-Wilson

Chair of Governors 1.02.2016 - 01.02.2020

Mr Graham Groves

Appointed Governor 3.09.2013 - 2.09.2017

Mr Andrew Gendall

Appointed Governor Chair of Resources 20.11.2015 - 19.11.2019

Mrs Mandy Hoare

Appointed Governor 02.2016 to 02.2020

Mrs Carolyn Power

Appointed Governor 20.11.2015 - 19.11.2019

Mr David Galler

Associate Member (by invitation)

Mrs Debbie Bullen

School Business Manager (by invitation)

Designated Health and Safety Governor:

Graham Groves

Designated SEND Governor:

Mandy Hoare

How we work

Following a skills-audit process, the Full Governing Board took the decision to restructure and change its way of working to reflect a largely committee–free structure of Governance.

Whilst retaining those committees and panels required by statutory regulation, the Governors now work through a series of Focus Groups .Single or pairs of Governors have been allocated to specialist areas reflecting their own interests and skills. We hope that over time this allows the opportunity to gain a more detailed understanding of their appointed areas of concern. It is hoped that in this way the Governing Board will be able to fulfil its function as ‘critical friend’ to the School Leadership Team, and also be better able to think strategically on behalf of the whole school community. The Focus Governors work closely with the designated School Lead in their Group, communicating, questioning and supporting both through face to face meetings and by digital methods.

Key questions are identified for the Focus Group each half-termly Full Board Meeting and then feedback and report forms are completed by the Lead Governor in the Group.

This then informs the full governing body, but also provides the opportunity for further questioning and consideration.

The details of Focus Groups are as follows:

Focus Group

Lead Governors

School Lead

Safeguarding and Inclusion

Mark Dunn-Wilson

Helen Giblett

David Crocker

Standards (including Data)

Mandy Hoare

David Galler

Strategic improvement and development planning

Mark Dunn-Wilson

Helen Giblett

David Galler

Carolyn Power

School Life and well-being

Karen Standen

Jo Matthews

Helen Giblett, DSL

David Crocker Staff Pastoral Coordinator

Jo Williams & Becky Morris, SENCOs

James Kitto, Pupil Voice

Becky Williams & Jade Palmer, PSHE

Communication and Engagement

Graham Groves

Carolyn Power

David Crocker

RE, Worship and SMSC

Fr Chris Epps

Sara Tangye

Jess Sinnott

Wendy Teasdale

Finance

Andrew Gendall

Tracy Lewis

Mark Dunn-Wilson

 

 

Standing Committees

Pay, Personnel and Pastoral

Mark Dunn-Wilson

Andrew Gendall

Tracy Lewis

Mandy Hoare

Helen Giblett

Appeals

Convened by Fr Chris Epps

Admissions

Andrew Gendall

Mark Dunn-Wilson

Tracy Lewis

Audit Committee

Andrew Gendall

Tracy Lewis

Mandy Hoare

 
Parent Governor Application Forms
We are currently looking to recruit a parent governor, please find the application form and job description below. The deadline for applications is: Friday 21st April 2017
T: 01872 273185

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