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
Grange/Abbeyfield Satellite
IT/Computing
SEND
Health and Safety

Caroline White

PARENT
(ELECTED)

Elected by parents

24.01.14-23.01.18

Personnel
Audit
Pay
Disciplinary

Safeguarding/LAC
14-19 Department

Michelle Stanton

PARENT
(ELECTED)

Elected by parents

24.01.14-23.01.18

Finance
Pay Appeals
Disciplinary Appeals

Equalities
3-13 Department

Martin Courtney

APPOINTED
(STAFF)

Members

01.10.14
-31.09.18

Premises Health and Safety

Abbeyfield Satellite

Matthew Lister

APPOINTED

Members

01.10.14
-31.09.18

Finance
Pay Appeals
Disciplinary Appeals

3-13 Department

Debbie Withers

APPOINTED

members

01.10.14
-31.09.18

Curriculum and Standards
Personnel

Safeguarding/LAC
English/Communications
14-19 Department

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.