Governing Body and Committee Structure

The Governing Body takes a strategic role and acts as a critical friend to the school, challenges school leaders, holds leaders accountable for their decisions and ensures that the school meets its statutory responsibilities.  It sets and reviews the aims and direction of the school; agrees and monitor policies, targets and priorities.

Governing Body meetings are open to the public with minutes available except for confidential items on request.

Governor Information Committee Roles
Matthew Lister
Matthew Lister
Parent Governor
Status: Appointed
Term 01-10-14 to 31-09-18
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Chair of Governors
Committees
Finance
Head Teacher Performance Management
Disciplinary / Final Meeting and Audit Committee
Pay Committee
Margaret Rolph
Margaret Rolph
Status: Appointed
Term: 01-11-13 to 30-11-17
Subject Areas
Information Technology
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Vice Chair of Governors
Committees
Finance - Chair
Premises, Health and Safety - Acting Chair
Grange Satellite Governor
SEN / Safeguards / LAC
Pay Appeals Committee
Disciplinary / Final Warning Appeals Committee
Natalie Cobley
Natalie Cobley
Status: Appointed
Term: 25-11-15 to 24-11-19
Subject Areas
English
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Parent Governor
Committees
Finance
Disciplinary / Final Warning Appeals Committee
Kneale Grainger
Kneale Grainger
Status: Appointed
Term: 01-11-13 to 30-11-17
Subject Areas
Numeracy and Data
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Governor
Committees
Pay
Personnel
Head Teacher Performance Management
Teaching Learning and Assessment - Chair
Disciplinary / Final Warning Appeals Committee
Ward Rennie
Ward Rennie
Status: Appointed
Term: 25-11-15 to 24-11-19
Subject Areas
English
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Parent Governor
Committees
Personnel
Disciplinary / Final Meeting and Audit Committee
Pay Appeals
Debbie Withers
Debbie Withers
Status: Appointed
Term: 01-10-14 to 31-09-18
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
Own Company: Suisen Consultancy (dormant)
Trustee of Red Kite Academy (Corby Free School)
Member of Friars School Proposed Academy: Friars East
Role
Governor
Committees
SEN / Safeguards / LAC
Personnel - Chair
Disciplinary / Final Meeting and Audit Committee
Caroline Grant
Caroline Grant
Status: Appointed
Term: Permanent
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
Husbands Company: Bower Property ServicesNone
Role
Head Teacher
Committees
Finance
Premises, Health and Safety
Personnel
Martin Courtney
Martin Courtney
Status: Appointed
Term: 01-10-14 to 31-09-18
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Staff Governor
Committees
 
Bev Lawrence
Beverlie Lawrence
Status: Appointed
Term: 25-11-15 to 24-11-19
Business and Pecuniary Interest Declared:
None
Role
Staff Governor
Committees
Premises

The full Governing Body meet 5 times throughout the year and have a number committees which meet regularly to monitor aspects of the school, challenge school leaders, discuss developments, plan for future opportunities and celebrate the many achievements of pupils and staff.