Governors

Headteacher: Miss F Foster

 

Governor Profiles

 

Parent Governors

Parent governors are any parent which includes a person with parental responsibility, or carer, of a registered pupil at the school at the time of election is eligible to stand for election as a parent governor. Parent governors may continue to hold office until the end of their term of office even if their child leaves the school.

 

Claire Wycherley - Claire is an experienced governor, who has experience in youth work and qualifications in health and Education. Claire is a business owner with particular skills in finance and management.

 

Samantha Richards - Samantha is an experienced governor who has extensive experience and knowledge of EYFS. Samantha has management skills and experience in EYFS settings.  

 

Foundation Governors

A foundation governor is someone who, in the opinion of the person entitled to appoint them, has the skills to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school, and would be capable of achieving the purpose for which he/she is appointed which is securing:

• in all cases, that the school’s character (including religious character where it has one) is preserved and developed; and

• that the school (if it has a foundation) is conducted in accordance with the

foundation’s governing documents.

 

Gemma Stewart - Gemma has skills and experience in youth and is named as SEND governor.  Gemma has local knowledge and provides school with the vital insight in to local community issues. 

 

Shirley Lothian Evans -  Shirley is Chair of Governors, she has extensive experience of leading youth work in the community. She has experience in managing finance and HR issues in addition to her role as a community volunteer. Shirley has led school through an Ofsted inspection.

 

Headteacher Governor

The Headteacher is a member of the governing body by virtue of their office. The Headteacher may at any time resign as a governor, and withdraw their resignation, in both cases by notifying the clerk in writing.

 

Miss Foster- has been Headteacher at Kingsway Primary School since 2007, and has been a Governor since that time. She has experience of teaching across Key Stages and in various settings over the past twenty Years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Governor

Teaching and support staff who, at the time of election, are employed by either the governing body or the local authority to work at the school under a contract of employment, are eligible to be staff governors. Staff governors are elected by this same category of school staff. They cease to hold office when they cease to be employed at the school.

 

Miss Smith- has experience of teaching in EYFS and working alongside stakeholders in various settings.  She is currently employed as part of the EYFS Team and contributes fully to school life sharing her skills and experiences with others within school.

 

Partnership  Governor

Partnership governors are appointed by the governing body. Individuals are only eligible to be nominated as a partnership governor if the person nominating them believes that they have the skills needed to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school. Likewise the governing body may only appoint a person as a partnership governor if they believe that they have the skills needed to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school.

 

Miss Williams – As a member of the SLT Faith Williams has demonstrated her ability to lead and manage educational change and meet the challenges within an educational setting.

 

Local Authority Governor

Local Authority governors are nominated by the local authority but appointed by the governing body. The local authority can nominate any person who is eligible to be a local authority governor, but it is for the governing body to decide whether their nominee has the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school and meets any other eligibility criteria they have set. Local authorities should therefore make every effort to understand the governing body’s requirements and identify and nominate suitable candidates.

 

Daniel Stenhouse - has worked for the LMS-(Finance department) for the Local Authority for a number of years.  He has recently joined the governing body and will support as the Local Authority Governor

 

Clerk to Governors- The Clerk is one of the most important people that a governing board will work with. Clerking Matters seeks to raise both the status and professionalism of governing board clerks by providing guidance and links to support specific to the role

 

Mrs Roberts has performed the duties of the clerk since her appointment in 2008, working with a number of experienced governors from the LA and being involved in the training of the current governing body.