School Governors

Remit of the Governing Body
The Governors are responsible for 3 core functions:
Setting the strategic direction.
Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the school.
Ensuring financial health, probity and value for money.

What does the Governing Body do?
Governors are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures. Their role involves working closely with the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and where learning is fun.

Their main functions are to:
Help set the aims and objectives for the school.
Help ensure the policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives.
Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives.
Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support.

The Governing Body has 4 sub-committees; Curriculum, Finance, Buildings and Health & Safety.

The names and terms of office of the members of the governing body are shown on the membership list below.

peterwebbName  Mr Peter Webb
Category of governor  LA
Which body appoints you    LA
Term of office  to 01/07/14-30/06/18
Names of any committees you serve on  Curriculum, Buildings
Details of any positions of responsibility Chair of Governors

 

 

jacqueName Jacque Dent
Category of governor Foundation
Which body appoints you Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office 01/07/13-30/06/17
Names of any committees you serve on Curriculum
Details of any positions of responsibility Vice Chair of Governors; Chair of Curriculum Committee; Governor with responsibility for Safeguarding and Looked After Children

 

SoniaName  Mrs Sonia Beames
Category of governor  Head teacher
Which body appoints you    School 
Term of office   As long as position is held
Names of any committees you serve on    Curriculum, Finance, Buildings
Details of any positions of responsibility None

 

colinrandallName Revd Colin Randall
Category of governor Foundation
Which body appoints you ex-officio as Priest in Charge of Withington
Term of office as long as I am in post as Priest in Charge of Withington
Names of any committees you serve on None
Details of any positions of responsibility Not at present

 

bernardName Mr Bernard Cartlidge
Category of governor Parent
Which body appoints you Parents
Term of office 01/03/14-28/02/18
Names of any committees you serve on Buildings
Details of any positions of responsibility None

 

 

mavis-drName Viscount Mavis Dunrossil
Category of Governor Foundation
Which body appoints you Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office 01/07/14-30/06/18
Committee service Finance
Position of responsibility None

 

 

HelenName Mrs Helen Dyer
Category of Governor Staff
Which body appoints you School
Term of office 01/06/15-31/05/19
Committee service Curriculum
Position of responsibility None

 

 

 

peterName  Peter W. Moore 
Category of governor  Foundation
Which body appoints you  Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office  01/07/14 – 30/06/18
Names of any committees you serve on  Finance; Chair of Buildings Committee; Chair of Health and Safety Committee
Details of any positions of responsibility None

 

 

caroliineName Mrs Caroline Moxon
Category of governor Parent
Which body appoints you Parents
Term of office 24/02/15-27/02/19
Names of any committees you serve on Curriculum
Details of any positions of responsibility None

 

 

kathleenName Mrs Kathleen Patricia Anne Phillips MBE
Category of governor Foundation
Which body appoints you Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office 01/11/12-31/10/16
(awaiting confirmation letter to continue)

Names of any committees you serve on Fundraising Lead
Details of any positions of responsibility Fundraising Lead

 

 

sueName Mrs Susan Prout
Category of governor Foundation
Which body appoints you Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office 01/07/14-30/06/18
Names of any committees you serve on Chair of Finance Committee
Details of any positions of responsibility None

 

 

patName Mrs Patricia Salmon
Category of Governor Foundation
Which body appoints you Diocese of Gloucester
Term of office 01/07/14 – 30/06/18
Committee service Curriculum
Position of responsibility None

 

 

There are no relevant business interests or relationships to declare.
There are no relationships between governors and staff.
Mrs Jacque Dent is a part-time teacher at the school.
The governors do not govern any other educational establishments.

Attendance at Governors meetings:
All apologies were accepted by the meeting.
28th June 2016 – Apologies from Mr Peter Webb, Mrs Helen Dyer
27th September 2016 – Apologies from Viscountess Mavis Dunrossil
8th November 12016 – Apologies from Mr Peter Webb, Mrs Kathleen Phillips MBE, Mrs Pat Salmon
31st January 2017 – No apologies
28th March 2017 – Apologies from Mrs Susan Prout
9th May 2017 – Apologies from Mrs Kathleen Phillips MBE, Mr Bernard Cartlidge