The Role of the Governing Body
Recent legislation has widened the responsibilities of school governors, but broadly governing bodies oversee the work of the school and make sure it provides a good quality education for its pupils and uses it's resources to maximum effectiveness.
Working in partnership with the head and other staff, governors are involved in:
The function and remit of the committees are as follows:
Attainment & Progress (Chair: Elaine Sexton): A committee operating under the delegation of the Full Governing Body to ensure that the school meets the requirements of the National curriculum, to analyse data for attainment and progress, to receive reports on implementation of standards in all respects and reports to the Full Governing Body.
Resources and Safeguarding (Chair: Jeremy Clarke): A committee operating under the delegation of the Full Governing Body to view progress on premises, school finance, safeguarding matters and personnel matters and report back to the Full Governing Body.
Pay: A committee operating under the delegation of the Full Governing Body that deals with all staff pay matters (with the exception of the headteacher) and implements pay policy with consideration to staff performance.
Pay Appeals: A committee operating under the delegation of the Full Governing Body to consider any appeals against decisions of the Pay Committee.
Pupil Discipline: The Governing Body can delegate some or all of its functions in respect of exclusions to a committee consisting of at least three governors and such a committee may be called the Pupil Discipline Committee where one has been established.
Staff Discipline/Dismissal: To consider disciplinary matters and dismissals where these functions have not been delegated to the Headteacher under the Staffing Regulations 2009 or, in the case of discipline, where the Headteacher has had detailed prior involvement.
Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals: To consider any appeals against decisions by the Headteacher/Staff Disciplinary/Dismissal Committee.
|Name||Governor Role||Term of office||Appointed by||Meeting Attendance 21/22||Meeting Attendance 22/23||Declared Interests|
|Governance roles in other schools|
|Mrs Lisa Antrobus||Parent||Start:1.6.21 End: 31.5.25||Governing Body||5/5||3/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Miss Annemarie Beagan||Co-opted|
|Governing Body||2/4||3/3||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Mr Jeremy Clarke|
|3/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
Mrs Marie Graves
|Governing Body||9/9||6/6||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Mrs Melanie Higgens||Co-opted|
Start 8.11.21 End 7.11.25
|Governing Body||5/5||3/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Mrs Lorraine Nuttall||Parent|
|Governing Body||6/6||4/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Mrs Michelle Rhodes||Staff|
|Governing Body||8/8||3/4||Tiger Club||Full|
|Mr David Roberts||Co-opted|
|Governing Body||4/6||2/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Mrs Elaine Sexton|
|Governing Body||6/6||2/4||None declared||Full||None declared|
|Ms Hannah Eisenberg||Co-opted|
|Governing Body||N/A||1/1||None declared||Full||None declared|
The Governors/Trustees of Cams Lane Primary School believe it is important that Governing Boards/Trust Boards reflect the diversity of the school communities they serve. Diverse Boards promote inclusive school environments, and provide diverse role models for staff and young people.
The Governors/Trustees are currently collecting data on the diversity of the board, including data on age, gender and ethnicity. They will use that data to inform their recruitment and training needs and ensure there is always a diverse range of perspectives around the table to support robust decision making. At the present time, we do not publish this diversity data online, as individual Governors/Trustees could be identified, and we have a legal obligation to protect their personal data.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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