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What is a Governing Body and what do we do?
The general idea behind a Governing Body is about overseeing the success of the school and working in partnership with the Head and Teachers to agree priorities and monitor progress towards them. Pinchmill Primary School's Governing Body is there to provide constructive support and challenge to the Head and Teachers to enable them to do their job to the best of their ability.
Pinchmill Primary School's Governing Body works as a decision making body with corporate responsibility to work in the best interest of the school.
Pinchmill Primary Schools Governing Body is comprised of 9 Governors who all play differing roles. Our aim is to have a balanced group with diversity in gender, age, experience and skill sets to ensure our support can be as effective as possible to the Head and Teachers.
Who is represented on the Governing Body?
Being a school governor is a good way to be involved in the life and development of a school.
Who can become a Governor?
Almost anyone over 18 years of age can become a governor. There are no particular qualifications or requirements, other than willingness to give time to the role and a capacity for working with other people. Time commitments can vary but there are 6 Full Governing Body meetings throughout the year that all Governors attend. There are sub-committees focusing on Finance, Property and the Curriculum that also meet regularly throughout the year.
|Name||Position||Date of Appointment||Date of Resignation||Term of Office||Type of Governor||Business Interest Declared 2019||Code of Conduct Signed|
Chair stepped down May 2020
FP+P Committee, SEND Governor
|July 2018||4 years||Parent||None||Y|
|Karen Dunn||Chair of Curriculum Committee||27/09/2016 Became Vice Chair 11/01/17||2021||4 years||Partnership||None||Y|
|Victoria Bailey||Class Teacher||16/09/2017||2021||4 years||Staff||None||Y|
Health and Safety Governor
|31/01/2017||March 2020||4 years||Parent||None||Y|
Became Chair May 2020
Behaviour Lead Governor
|Hannah Squires||FP+P Committee||01/11/18||2022||4 years||Parent||None||Y|
|Simon Daize||Safeguarding Governor||01/11/2014||2018||4 years||Partnership||None||Y|
|Mark Fox||Finance Governor||01/09/2013||2017||4 years||LA||None||Y|
|Andrew Evans||Chair, Safeguarding||19/09/2014||2016||4 years||co-opted||None||Y|
|Chris Bunker||Vice Chair, Chair of FP+P Cttee||19/09/2014||2016||4 years||Parent||None||Y|
|Sue Linger||SEN Link||01/09/2013||2016||4 years||Parent||None||Y|
|John Dalziel||Chair||January 2017||July 2018||2 years||Parent||None||Y|
Statement of other interests -
Governors Meetings dates and attendance September 2018 - July 2019
27th Sept 2018,
22nd Nov 2018,
31st Jan 2019
28th March 2019,
15th May 2019,
27th June 2019.
20th Sept 2018,
17th Jan 2019,
25th April 2019,
18th June 2019
20th Sept 2018,
8th Nov 20178
10th Jan 2019
7th March 2019,
2nd May 2019
13th June 2019.
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|Rob Harot||/ / /||n/a||/ / / / / /||n/a|
|Karen Dunn||/ / /||/ /||n/a||/|
|Vanessa Coleman||/ / /||/ /||/ / / / / /||/|
|Victoria Bailey||/ / / / / /||/ / / /||/ / / / / /||/|
|Austin Holdstock||/ x x||n/a||/ /||/|
|Rob Green||x x x x x x /||x x x /||n/a||n/a|
|Hannah Squires||x / /||n/a||x / / / / /||/|
|Clerk Cover||/ /||/||x / /||/|
|Krystal Perry (Maternity Leave)||/ x x||/ x||/ x x||x|
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