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Local Governing Body

School governors are responsible for making decisions about how the school is run. They meet at least once a term at school. They have legal duties, powers and responsibilities. The Chair of Governors can be contacted via Diane Sanderson in the school office. There are also sub committees who meet at least termly, our sub committees are:- 

Finance and Premises

Safeguarding

Curriculum  

School Improvement Planning (SIP)

The Local Governing Body Constitution:

1 x Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/Director

1 x Head teacher

2 x Parents

2 x Staff at the school

6 x Community representatives (business people) called co-opted , Currently we have two vacancies

12 Members in total

Parent Governors bring the views of parents to the governing body, but they speak as individuals. They have equal status in the work of the governing body with voting rights.

VACANCIES

We currently have two coopted governor vacancies. If you are interested in these roles please contact Diane Sanderson on 01709 543704 for further information.

Click here to see the latest Governance handbook

Governor Pen Portraits and Photos

Term of Office 

Apart from the Director, CEO and Head teacher all governors have a four year term of office from their date of appointment.

NameGovernor TypeResponsibilityDate AppointedTerm Expires
Phil MarshallDirector
5.9.16N/A
John HendersonCEO
1.11.14N/A
Claire MiddletonHead teacherDSL Designated
Safeguarding Lead
12.5.2014N/A
Liz DuncanCooptedChair &
SEND Governor
22.9.201021.09.2018
Helen RichardsCoopted
01.9.200313.6.2019
Lee QuailCooptedAudit Governor3.12.20132.12.2017
Mark RichardsonCoopted
7.10.20156.10.2019
VacancyCoopted


VacancyCoopted


Faye RowlandParent 
11.12.201331.12.2016
Stephanie BruinParent
12.7.201711.7.2021
Anna StaceyParentVice Chair
Safeguarding &
LAC Governor
20.3.201319.3.2017
Ruth GambleSupport Staff
12.7.201711.7.2021
Bev CooksonSupport Staff
24.2.201611.7.2017
Vicky HarrisonTeaching Staff
5.10.20167.4.2017
John SwallowTeaching Staff
24.4.201723.4.2021
Diane SandersonClerkDeputy Safeguarding
Lead 
10.2.2009N/A







 Attendance at Meetings in 2017/2018


Autum
term
sub
committee
Spring
term
sub
committee
Summer termSub committeeStaffing subTotal
John Henderson (CEO)

Phil Marshall
(Director)

Claire Middleton
(Head)


Liz Duncan
(Chair)


Anna Stacey
(Vice)


Mark Richardson







Helen Richards







Lee Quail
Stephanie Bruin
Coopted Vacancy







Coopted Vacancy







Ruth Gamble







John Swallow







Totals

 
       
 

Pecuniary Interests
NamePecuniary InterestNature of InterestLast Updated 
John HendersonLearners FirstDirectorOct 2016
Claire MiddletonNil Return
Oct 2016
Liz DuncanNil Return
Oct 2016
Anna StaceyNil Return
Oct 2016
Helen RichardsAlan RichardsWife of MAT DirectorOct 2016
Mark RichardsonLive & LearnSports CPD CoOct 2016
Lee QuailNil Return
Oct 2016
Faye RowlandNil Return
Oct 2016
Bev CooksonNil Return
Oct 2016
Ruth GambleNil Return
Jul 2017
Vicky HarrisonNil Return
Oct 2016
John SwallowNil Return
April 2017
Stephanie BruinNil Return
Jul 2017
Diane SandersonNil Return
Oct 2016

       
         
  Attendance at Meetings in 2015/2016


7.10.2015
Autumn Term
Meeting
11.11.15
Sub committees 

24.2.16
Spring term
12.4.16
Sub committees
3.5.16
Summer Term
18.5.16
Staffing sub
5.7.16
Safeguarding Sub
Total
John Henderson
(CEO)
YesYesYesYesYesNoNo5/7
Claire Middleton
(Head)
YesYesYesYesYesYesYes7/7
Liz Duncan
(Chair)
NoYesYesYesYesYesYes6/7
Helen Richards
(Community)
YesYesYesYesYesYesNo6/7
Lee Quail
YesNoYesYesNoYesNo4/7
Mark Richardson
YesYesYesYesYesYesYes7/7
Faye England
NoNoYesYesNoYesYes4/7
Anna Stacey
(Vice Chair)
YesYesYesNoYesNoNo4/7
Bev Cookson
N/AN/AYesYesYesYesYes5/5
TOTALS

6698775
       
         
  Attendance at Meetings in 2016/2017

5.10.16
Autumn Term
Sub Committees
13.12.16
7.2.17
Spring term
Sub committees
1.3.17
20.6.17
Summer Term
Sub committee
12.7.17
Total
John Henderson
(CEO)
YesNoN/AYesYesN/A3/4
Phil Marshall (Director)N/AN/AYesN/AYesN/A2/2
Claire Middleton (Head)YesYesYesYesYesYes6/6
Liz Duncan (Chair)
YesNoNoYesYesYes4/5
Anna Stacey (Vice)
YesNoYesYesNoYes4/6
Helen Richards
YesYesYesYesYesYes6/6
Mark Richardson
YesYesYesYesYesYes6/6
Lee Quail
YesYesNoNoYesYes4/6
Faye RowlandNoNoN/AN/AN/AN/A0/2
Stephanie BruinN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AYes1/1
Coopted Vacancy






Coopted Vacancy
Bev Cookson
YesNoNoNoNoN/A1/5
Ruth GambleN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AYes1/1
Vicky Harrison
N/ANoNoNoN/AN/A0/3
John SwallowN/AN/AN/AN/AYesYes2/2
TOTALS855689