Governance Structure

Sherrier C of E primary School

Reconstituted Governing Board - 1st April 2015

Updated 5th October 2016

Type of Governor

Agreed Number

Governor

Foundation

Appointed by Diocese

3

Rev Charlie Styles

 

 

Caroline Topham

 

 

Mark Hancock

Head Teacher

1

Lyndsey Beckett

Staff

Elected by staff

1

Holly Coull

 

Local Authority

1

David Burgess

Parent

4

Stephanie Holloway

Elected by parents

 

Victoria Speed

 

 

Jon Carter

 

 

Marcello Giovanelli

Co – Opted

Appointed by Governing Board

7

Nicky Powis

Neil Mackay

John Haggart

James Hannam

Kellie Roche

Nick Wragg

A N Other

As of 5th October 2016

 

Parent Governor Applications October 2016

Jon Carter - Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Commercial Director of National construction Company

Marcello Giovanelli - Assistant Professor of English Education. Secondary School SLT

Local Authority Governor Application October 2016

David Burgess – Chartered Safety professional, Masters in H & S Management, Post Grad in Corporate Social Responsibility & Risk Management

 

 

SHERRIER CE PRIMARY SCHOOL

GOVERNOR COMMITTEES/WORKING PARTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES 2016-17

                     Recommended training                               All Governors:- Induction; Governor visits; Writing Monitoring Reports; SMSC- British Values

 

Safeguarding, Health, Safety and Buildings

Wed. 9.00 am

Lyndsey Beckett

Chris Cooper (Safety Officer)

Caroline Topham (Chair)

Nick Wragg (Safe Guarding)

Bob Young (Premises Officer)

Kellie Roche

David Burgess

 

Child sex exploitation; safeguarding; e-safety; Prevent           

Finance Pay (Policy) & Personnel

Mon. 1.30 pm

Lyndsey Beckett

Stephanie Holloway

Mark Janssens (Chair)

Jackie Morley (Bursar)

Nicky Powis

Kellie Roche

Holly Coull

A N Other

  Performance related pay

Pupil Discipline Committee

Infrequent

 

John Haggart

Nicky Powis

Nick Wragg

A N Other

 

 

 

 

Exclusions ; concerns and complaints

Teaching & Learning                 Tue 4.15pm

Lyndsey Beckett

Holly Coull

Kellie Roche

Mark Hancock

James Hannam

Neil Mackay (Chair)    

Victoria Speed

Rev Charlie Styles

Staff Appointments                                                             Infrequent

 

Caroline Topham

Nick Wragg

Lyndsey Beckett Safe Recruitment trained

Jackie Morley Safe Recruitment trained

Steph Holloway

Charlie Styles

 

Safe recruitment

Staff Discipline/Complaints         Infrequent

Mark Hancock

Mark Janssens

Victoria Speed

Caroline Topham    

Performance related pay ;

Appeals – Staff Discipline/Complaints/Pay Policy       Infrequent

Stephanie Holloway [but not pay issues]

Neil Mackay

Nick Wragg

A N Other

Performance related pay ;

H. T. Performance Management     x2 pa

Nicky Powis

Victoria Speed

Stephanie Holloway

 

Performance managing HT

Specific Responsibilities

Academy: N Wragg/L Beckett/J Haggart/M Hancock

Governor T & D:

Pupil Premium : N Powis / A N Other

Safeguarding: N Wragg            

SEND: S Holloway

 

 

 

 

                                                         GOVERNOR LINKS TO CURRICULUM AREAS

 

AREA

LEAD TEACHER

GOVERNOR

Maths

Robyn Wallace/Holly Coull

David Burgess

English

Kellie Roche/Michelle Hunter

Mr MacKay

SMSC, RE & Collective Worship

Gill Moore/ Gemma Clay

Mr Hancock /Rev Styles

Science

Sara Jackson

Mrs Speed

Design Technology

Jesseca Morris

Mr Hannam

Art and Design

Geography

Alex Thomas/Aimee Limbert

Mr Wragg

History

PE

Joe Waterfield/Robyn Wallace

Mr Haggart

Philosophy

Nicole White

Mrs Powis

Computing

Andy Mifflin

Mr Janssens

Languages inc. Drama

Amy Burgess

A N Other

Music

Nicole White

Rev Styles

E Y F stage

Gemma Clay

Caroline Topham

A N Other

Outdoor Learning

Debbie Gibson/Louise Hill

Attendance Link

Kellie Roche

Mrs Topham

SEND

Nicky Ashby

Mrs   Holloway

Child Protection/Safeguarding

Lyndsey Beckett/Chris Cooper

Mr Wragg

T & D Link Governor

Holly Coull

A N Other

 

 SHERRIER CE PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY       2016 – 2017        (reconstituted 1/4/15)  17 Governors  (9 quorem)  

                                                                           Name          Category Start End
1 Nicky Powis CO 1.4.15 31.3.19
2 James Hannam CO 15.3.16 14.3.20
3 John Haggart       (Chair) CO 1.4.15 31.3.19
4 Kellie Roche CO 24.6.16 23.6.2020
5 Neil Mackay (T&D governor) CO 1.4.15 31.3.19
6 Mark Janssens CO 1.4.15 31.3.19
7 Nick Wragg               (Vice Chair) CO Nov-16  
8 Caroline Topham   (Vice Chair) F 5.3.16 4.3.20
9 Mark Hancock        F 18.4.13 17.4.17
10 Reverend Charlie Styles F             ex-officio 12.6.13 11.6.23
11 Lyndsey Beckett     (Head Teacher)               HT           ex officio 31.3.08 30.3.18
12 David Burgess LA      Nov-16 DBS check?
13 Victoria Speed P 8.1.13 7.1.17
14 Jon Carter P            Nov-16 DBS check?
15 Stephanie Holloway P              7.7.15 6.7.19
16 Marcello Giovanelli P              Nov-16 DBS check?
17 Holly Coull - election process started Sept 16 S          10.7.12 9.7.16
  Maxine Mawby Clerk    1.11.10 31.10.20
Updated 12.10.16

 

 

SHERRIER FULL GOVERNING BODY COMMITTEE

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

 

Purpose

 

To co-ordinate the work of the governing body

 

Membership & Voting Rights

 

The following are full members of the committee with full voting rights

 

  • Chair of Governors
  • Vice-Chair of Governors
  • Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee
  • Chair of Finance, Pay and Personnel Committee
  • Chair of Safeguarding and Health & Safety
  • Head Teacher (where a Governor)

 

The agenda and relevant papers are circulated to all governors (including associate governors) and any governor or associate governor may attend and has full voting rights.

 

Quorum: Minimum of 3 Governors

 

Staff Members

The following are members of the Committee without voting rights:

  • Head Teacher (if not a governor)
  • Deputy Head
  • Clerk to GovernorsThe Committee may invite other attendees as appropriate.
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Committee Chair

It is expected that the Chair of Governors will Chair this meeting however, should this not prove possible for whatever reason the Committee will be chaired by the Vice Chair of Governors.

If there is an equal number of votes, the Chair shall have a second or casting vote.

 

Clerking Arrangements

 

The meeting will be clerked by the Clerk to Governors

 Terms of reference:

 

  1. To have delegated authority from the Governing Body to consider, establish and develop arrangements for the work of the Governing Body and its committees including:

 

  • A programme of work and calendar of meetings for the Governing Body and its committees for the academic year, based on known cycles of the schools operation and improvement planning
  • The monitoring of progress of work being undertaken by committees, groups and individuals
  • Recommendations made by committees with regard to the working of the Governing Body
  • Effective communication within the Governing Body and between the Governing Body and staff, pupils, parents and others
  • Co-ordinating governor involvement in school events
  • Ensuring suitable arrangements for the induction and development of governors 
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  1. To make recommendations for consideration by the full Governing Body in the following areas:
  • Establishing effective arrangements for the discharge of Governors statutory responsibilities
  • Governor involvement in formulating and monitoring the School Improvement Plan
  • The protocol and arrangements for Governors’ visits to school
  • Arrangements for reviewing the effectiveness of the Governing Body
  • Developing and maintaining a code of conduct for Governors
  • Ensuring effective arrangements for the recruitment of community & associate governors and contributing to the process of recruitment of other governors where appropriate
  • Seeking to match the skills and expertise of governors to the needs of the school
  • Effective partnership working in relation to governance
  • Arrangements for the effective clerking of the Governing Body and Committees 
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  1. To commission working groups where particular circumstances arise

 

 

Frequency of Meeting

The Committee will meet at least termly

 

 

Last Reviewed by Committee

November 2015

 

 

SHERRIER C of E PRIMARY SCHOOL

Health and Safety, Safeguarding, and Buildings Committee

Terms of Reference 2014-2015

 

INTRODUCTION

 

The Governing Body has overall responsibility for pupils’ education and social well-being.

 

 

Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Buildings Committee

 

The Governing Body has delegated part of its responsibilities to the H&S Committee based on the following terms of reference.

 

  • The committee will consist of a minimum of three named members of the Governing Body and the Head Teacher. The Committee may have additional members who support the work but who do not participate in any voting such as the Premises Officer.
  • The committee meeting shall be quorate, if at least two governor members and the Head are present.

 

  • The committee will meet at least once per academic term or as necessary should additional meeting be required.       Meetings will follow a pre-determined agenda and will be minuted.
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Responsibilities

 

  • To ensure that all policies and procedures relating to Health and Safety are reviewed and amended where appropriate.
  • To ensure that all policies and procedures relating to Safeguarding are reviewed and amended where appropriate.
  • To ensure that an annual risk assessment of the premises is carried out to make regular assessments of any risk factors which may put the health and safety and welfare of the staff, pupils and visitors at risk and to monitor and evaluate safety outcomes.
  • To ensure that fire drill and evacuation drill is carried out once per term.
  • To review security requirements of the school.
  • To work with the Head Teacher in developing a long term plan for improving the facilities of the school premises for staff, pupils and any other visitors to the school.
  • To place proposals to the Governing body for maintenance, refurbishment and redecoration.
  • To monitor the conditions of the school premises and grounds and report to the governing body on general repair and maintenance.

 

 

Caroline Topham (Foundation Governor)

SH&S Committee Chair

 

 

SHERRIER C of E PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

TEACHING & LEARNING COMMITTEE

 

Terms of Reference 2016/17

 

INTRODUCTION

 

The Governing Body has overall responsibility for pupils’ education and social well-being.

 

 

TEACHING & LEARNING COMMITTEE

 

The Governing Body has delegated part of its responsibilities to the Teaching & Learning Committee based on the following terms of reference.

 

  • The committee will consist of a minimum of eight named members of the Governing Body, two of whom are staff governors, and the Head Teacher. Associated members may be appointed by the full Governing Body.

 

  • The committee meeting shall be quorate if at least three non-staff governors and the Head (or in exceptional circumstances the Deputy Head) are present.

 

  • The committee will meet at least once per academic term or as necessary should additional meeting be required.       Meetings will follow a pre-determined agenda and will be minuted. Each Teaching & Learning Committee Governor will meet with the staff co-ordinator of their curriculum area at least twice per academic year.

 

Teaching & Learning Responsibilities

 

  • To ensure that those responsibilities laid down under the Education and Inspections Acts 2006 which appertain to the Conduct of the School and Curriculum are being met.

 

  • To ensure that the school is meeting the requirements of the National Curriculum and other documents and policies required by law.

 

  • To consider and agree the school’s Curriculum Policy and monitor and review its implementation.

 

  • To ensure that all pupils are taught a “broad and balanced” curriculum that promotes intellectual, moral, cultural, spiritual and physical development and prepares them to become good citizens.

 

  • To ensure that the school’s curriculum is fully inclusive and that staff respond to pupils’ diverse learning needs, setting suitable learning challenges and overcoming potential barriers to learning and assessment for individuals and groups of pupils.

 

  • To monitor the activities relating to the assessment, provision for and review of children with special educational needs. To ensure that pupils learn to a standard that compares favourably with similar schools.

 

  • To ensure that annual targets are set in relation to the School Improvement Plan.

 

  • To monitor and assist in the administration of any other pupil related matters deemed appropriate.

 

 

SHERRIER C of E PRIMARY SCHOOL

  

FINANCE, PAY AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

Terms of Reference 2015/16

 

INTRODUCTION

 

The Governing Body has overall responsibility for the human and financial resources of the School thus enabling effective teaching and learning in order to improve standards. Routine personnel management of the School is delegated to the Headteacher, routine financial management is delegated to the Headteacher and Bursar. However, the Governing Body has a monitoring role and has responsibility for the following:

 

  • Plan and control the expenditure of the School, achieving value for money and account to the Local Authority.
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  • Ensure that all staff are appointed and promoted to posts in accordance with the needs of the School.
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  • To deliver the curriculum appropriate to staff skills, and encourage them to develop to their full potential.
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  • To ensure that all procedures meet the standards of an Equal Opportunities employer.
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FINANCE, PAY AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

 

The Governing Body has delegated part of its responsibilities to the Finance, Pay and Personnel Committee based on the following terms of reference;

 

  • The Committee will consist of a minimum of three nominated Governors, the Head, and the Bursar who will be an ex-officio member. A Committee meeting shall be quorate if at least three governors and one ex-officio member are present. All members of the committee are voting members.
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  • At the first meeting after Governors have been nominated the Committee will nominate and elect a Chair.
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  • The Committee will meet at least once per academic term or as and when required should additional meetings be required. Meetings will follow a pre-determined agenda and will be minuted. 
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Finance Responsibilities

 

  • To receive and consider a termly report from the Bursar.
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  • To monitor the income and expenditure of the School with a comparison of these against the budget estimates and any virements recommended by the Bursar.
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  • To review the efficiency of financial controls in the School.
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  • To report to the full Governing Body the Committee’s consideration of the reports presented by the Bursar and / or Head.
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  • To carry out financial duties and responsibilities in accordance with the current Monitoring and Evaluation Schedule.
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  • To receive the draft Budget of the School’s income and expenditure for the next financial year from the Head and Bursar.
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  • To review a forecast of pupil numbers on roll and future staffing requirements.
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Personnel Responsibilities

 

  • To review all procedures relating to the recruitment, selection and appointment of all staff and follow current LA and national agreements as an Equal Opportunities employer.
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  • To receive a report from the Head once every academic year of any or all changes in the job descriptions of teaching and non-teaching posts, staff salaries and pay and conditions and to minute such report.
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  • To carry out personnel duties and responsibilities in accordance with the current Monitoring and Evaluation Schedule.
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  • To monitor future staffing levels and requirements.    To be reviewed annually in the Autumn TermReviewed       :       Autumn Term 2015Next review   :       Autumn Term 2016
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  • Date:      23/11/15
  • Signed by Chair of FPP Committee:       M. Janssens
  • Approved by the Governing Body
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