|Head Teacher||Mr Neil Loftus||Governor by virtue of post held in school|
|Mrs Catherine Hardy||Appointed 12th November 2014|
|Local Authority||Cllr Sean Bambrick||Appointed 30th April 2016|
|Staff||Mrs Sue Shakespeare||Appointed 30th November 2014|
|Co-opted||Mrs Ann-Marie Windsor||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mrs Linda Yorke||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mrs Charlotte Burton (Chair)||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mr Wesley Wray (Vice Chair)||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mrs Elizabeth Parker||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mrs Glenys Williams||Appointed 17th March 2015|
|Mr Steve O'Connell||Appointed 21st March 2016|
|Rev Susan Rolls||Appointed 17th March 2015|
Register of Financial and Business Interests
All School Governors are required to declare any interests they may have, which may result in a conflict of interests when decisions are being made by the Governing Body. This includes: ownership of a company or organisation which may supply goods or services to the school, a close relationship with someone who may provide goods or services to the school, a close relationship with someone who is employed by the school, or being a Governor or staff member at another school.
The following interests have been declared by our Governors:
Sean Bambrick - Councillor with Derbyshire County Council.
Glenys Williams - Managing Director of The Old Post Centre, Newhall.
Sue Shakespeare - A friend from the Church she attends audits our Private School Fund.
Sue Rolls - Methodist Church Minister from the South Derbyshire Circuit.
What do Governors do and how did they attain this role?
Great emphasis is given to recruiting Governors who can bring professional skills to their work on the various committees, so that we are qualified to conduct the School in line with our statutory duties. These include promoting high standards of educational achievement, acting in a strategic manner to help the development of the School through effective management of resources and working closely with the School Senior Leadership Team to create and promote the school's values.
How do we do this?
We have considerable flexibility in how we achieve this but most of our time is taken up with:
Governors have responsibility for raising school standards through their three key roles of setting strategic direction, ensuring accountability and monitoring & evaluating school performance.
The Governing body uses a committee structure to undertake its monitoring and evaluation roles.
Membership and terms of reference of committees are determined annually.
Governing Body key responsibilities include: