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.

Name Category Appointed by Term of Office Committees Responsibilities
Caroline Grant HEAD
(STAFF)
Members 01.11.13- Personnel
Finance
Premises, Health and Safety
Curriculum and Standards
 
Kneale Grainger APPOINTED Members 01.11.13
-
30.11.17
Personnel
 Curriculum and Standards
Audit
Pay
Disciplinary
Chair of Personnel Committee
Numeracy
Performance Management
3-13 department
Linda Bailey APPOINTED Members 01.11.13
-
30.11.17
Curriculum and Standards
Pay Appeals
Disciplinary Appeals
Chair of Curriculum & Standards Committee
Autism 3-13 department
Glen Marriott APPOINTED Members 01.11.13
-
30.11.17
Finance
Audit
Curriculum and Standards
Premises, Health and Safety
Pay
Disciplinary
Chair of Governors
Chair of Premises, H&S
Link Governor
Health and Safety
Performance Management
14-19 department
Margaret Rolph APPOINTED Members 01.11.13
-
30.11.17
Finance
Premises, Health and Safety
Vice Chair of Governors
Chair of Finance Committee
IT/Computing
SEND
Health and Safety
Martin Courtney APPOINTED
(STAFF)
Members 01.10.14
-31.09.18
PremisesHealth and Safety
MatthewLister APPOINTED Members 01.10.14
-31.09.18
Finance
PayAppeals
DisciplinaryAppeals
3-13Department
DebbieWithers APPOINTED members 01.10.14
-31.09.18
Curriculumand Standards
Personnel
Safeguarding/LAC
English/Communications
14-19Department

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.