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Governors and the Register of Business Interests

School Governors

 

Who can become a school governor?

 

You don't need to have a child at a school to become a governor. No special qualifications are required, but you must be 18 or over on the date when you are elected or appointed. Enthusiasm, commitment and an interest in education are the most important qualities. Many schools would particularly welcome new governors who have transferable skills developed at work, or who have a particularly good understanding of the community served by the school.

 

What do school governors do?

 

The governing body of a school is responsible for ensuring that it is run to promote pupil achievement. Its duties include:

  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the headteacher.

 

The governing body is made up of:

  • parent governors (elected by parents)
  • staff representatives (elected by staff)
  • local authority governors (appointed by the local authority)
  • community governors (members of the local community appointed by the governing body)

 

What would be involved?

 

The amount of time involved for each governor varies between schools. We have two meetings each term which last around 2 hours each. We do ask that you read information provided before each meeting which may well take another couple of hours. We would also strongly encourage you to visit the school to see the children at work each term and observe the impact of decisions made at meetings.

 

Being a governor is a serious commitment, but it can be rewarding. Find out more about the benefits of becoming a school governor on the School Governors' One Stop Shop (SGOSS) website.

Register of Business Interests

The Register of Business Interest includes all business interests such as directorships, major share holding and other appointments of influence within a business or other organisation which may have dealings with the school. The disclosure also includes the business interests of immediate family relatives. We ensure that the register is kept up to date and complete and includes all relevant persons. The register is reviewed annually.

 

Name of GovernorCategoryCRBusiness InterestRelationshipDate of Appointment
Sarah Clements

Headteacher/

Co opted

alternate terms

with Adrienne

None

N/A

5/3/2015
Adrienne Barrell

Headteacher/

Co opted

alternate terms

with Sarah

Chickenshed

Partners 

Employer

5/3/2015
Tracey Charles

Co opted

Chair 2020/21

NoneN/A5/3/2023
Geoffrey Southwell

Local Authority

NoneN/A1/9/2022

Sharon Kingham

nee Rowsell

Staff

Lawsons & Millbond

Partner & Sons

Employer

17/9/2022
Arthur HaslerCo opted Vice Chair 2020/21

None

None

19/3/2023
Niamh BaysCo optedNoneNone25/6/2023
Ajay PurbhoosingCo optedNoneNone28/6/2022
Aynur DumanParent  21/9/2022

 

C= Member of Curriculum Committee    R= Member of Resources Committee

*=Resigned

Other committees are formed as and when needed.

All appointments are for 4 years.

 

Governor Attendance Table

 

Type of Meeting

CFCFFCFF & CFCFCCF

Name                 /Date

28 Sep 218 Dec 2125 Jan 228 Feb 2217 May 2228 Jun 2221 Sep 2223 Nov 2222 Feb 2329 Mar 2310 May 2312 July 23

4

Oct 23

22 Nov 23

Jane Dookeran

CRRRRRRRR

Sarah Clements

Adrienne Barrell

C

Tracey Charles

CC

Geoffrey Southwell

C

Sharon Kingham nee Rowsell

Arthur Hasler

C
Leah KennyCCCCRRRRRRRRR
Selda BeyzadeCCRRRRRRRRRRR
Niamh Bays
Ajay Purbhoosing     
Aynur Duman      CCU

 

Type of meeting - F = Full Governing Body, C = Curriculum, R = Resources

✓ = Present at meeting                             

C = Consented Absence

N = Not member of committee

U = Unconsented absence

R = Resigned

 

 

 

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