Governors Details' and Register of Interests

Full Governing Body (FGB)

Chair: Rebecca Stewardson
Clerk: Lorraine Kochman
 
Name Date appointed (*date stepped down) and who appointed them Term of office Other interests Attendance Record for this academic year
Becky Stewardson

LA Governor:

Elected by LA 15th October 2016

4 years None 100%
Claire Frohnwieser

Co-opted Governor:

Co-opted by FGB 2nd April 2019

4 years None 100%
Kirsten Foster

Co-opted Governor: 

Co-opted by FGB 2nd April 2019

4 years   75%
Sonja Napier

Parent Governor:  

Elected by parents 2nd October 2017

3 years None 100%
Michelle Masters Ex Officio NA Governor Emmer Green Primary 100%
Suzanne
Davies

Staff Governor:

Elected by staff 4 September 2018

3 years None 0%
Nicola Penny

Parent Governor:  

Elected by parents 7th October 2016

SEN Governor

3 years None 100%
Graham Rayner

Co-opted Governor: 

Co-opted by FGB 10th October 2017

4 years None 100%
Sue Draper

Co-opted Governor: 

Co-opted by FGB 2nd April 2019

4 years
 
None 100%
Ian Tyreman

Parent Governor:  

Elected by parents 2nd October 2017

3 years None 100%
Shashi Rana

Co-opted Governor

Co-opted by FGB 13th November 2018

 4 years   N/A
 Sarita Wilkes

Co-opted Governor

Co-opted by FGB 13th November 2018

 4 years    N/A
 
 
We also have a Code of Conduct which is attached to these pages.

Finance and Resources Committee (FRC)

Chair: Clare Frohnwieser
Clerk: TBC
 
Name Roles within committee Attendance Record for this academic year
Michelle Masters   100%
 Becky Stewardson Health and Safety Governor, HT appraisal and review, Staff dismissal, Pupil discipline, Pay and Staffing 100%
Claire Frohnweiser Chair, Pay and Staffing, Complaints panel lead 100%
Nicola Penny HT appraisal and review, SEN Governor 100%
Kirsten Foster   100%
Graham Rayner Health & Safety 100%
 
The FRC monitors progress on any key issues in the School Improvement Plan which fall within the committee’s remit:
 
  • To determine and review financial policy including consideration of long term planning and resourcing
  • To approve the Annual Budget Spending Plan, ensuring it is consistent with and supports the School Improvement Plan.
  • To act as advisers and consultants to the governing body on financial issues and Health and Safety matters.
  • To be familiar with the Local Authority budget spending plans, formula funding structure and policies for financial delegation.
  • To monitor the school budget expenditure (including specific purpose grants) with reference to criteria for receipt of the grant and the annual spending plan. To make reports at least once a term to the governing body.
  • To ensure that the school has a financial management policy and procedures in place and that these are communicated to all relevant staff.
  • To authorise virement from one area of budget spending to another in order to respond to unexpected expenditure needs up to an agreed limit approved by the governing body.
  • To ensure that the school follows CYPF procedures in respect of permissions to work when carrying out work on premises.
  • To receive and consider any reports and audits completed by the School’s Health and Safety representatives or the Headteacher/Senior Management arising from general inspection of the school, to identify issues that need to be addressed and to report at least once a year to the governing body.
  • To agree the level of delegation to the Headteacher for the day-to-day financial management of the school.
  • To review the school’s charging and remission policy on an annual basis and make recommendations to the governing body
  • To monitor school fund expenditure and ensure the audit of school funds for presentation to the governing body.
  • To receive and where appropriate respond to periodic audit reports.
  • To ensure that a register of pecuniary interests is maintained for all staff and governors and referred to when procuring or tendering for services.
  • To ensure that the school has effective Risk Management strategies in place.
  • To ensure the schools’ compliance with the School Financial Value Standards.
  • To annually review the School’s Statement of Internal Controls and bank signatories.
  • To ensure that an appropriate inventory is maintained and to approve the disposal of inventory items.
  • To ensure that safe recruitment procedures are in place for all staff and volunteers working in the school, including those involved in Extended School activities.
  • To annually review the staffing structure and workforce development plan
  • To provide support and guidance for the Headteacher on all matters relating to the school premises and grounds, security, Health and Safety.
  • Annually to ensure inspection of the premises and grounds and prepare a statement of priorities for maintenance and development linked to the School Improvement Plan to support delivery of a first class curriculum.
  • To oversee the preparation of and to monitor premises services contracts (e.g. fuel/water, cleansing, grounds maintenance.
  • To ensure the school premises meet health and safety requirements.
  • To ensure that governors’ responsibilities are discharged regarding litter under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
  • To prepare a lettings and charging policy for the approval of the governing body.
  • To consider how the use of the school premises may contribute to the development of Extended Services provision.
  • To monitor Risk Assessment procedures.
  • To ensure that there is relevant training and guidance for the Caretaker/Buildings Supervisor and/or key staff liaising with building contractors.
  • To consider sustainability in relation to school premises, grounds maintenance and repairs, and when awarding contracts for school improvements and additional facilities.
  • To be familiar with National and Local Health and Safety legislation and guidelines.
  • To participate in the development and review of school Health and Safety policies and to recommend them for adoption by the governing body.
  • To ensure that all statutory and CYPF requirements for the safety and wellbeing of staff and the safe management of school premises and care of pupils are discharged.
  • To ensure that appropriate Risk Assessments are carried out to ensure that activities and premises, materials and equipment used by the school do not present health and safety risks.
  • To ensure that partner providers and other users of school premises have appropriate risk assessments and Health and Safety procedures in place.
 
The Staffing and Pay Committee reports directly to the FRC and meets annually and then on an adhoc basis at the request of the FRC.

Chair: Becky Stewardson
Committee Members: Vacant, Clare Frohnwieser

To monitor progress on any key issues in the School Development/Improvement Plan which fall within the committee’s remit.

  • To be aware of and advise the governing body on legal requirements and procedures relating to personnel issues.
  • To ensure the staffing structure, retention and succession planning is suitable to deliver the School Improvement plan objectives.
  • To monitor Continued Professional Development for all staff and its contribution to school improvement.
  • To annually review the school’s Performance Management policy.
  • To ensure that safe recruitment procedures are in place for all staff and volunteers working in the school, including those involved in Extended School activities.
  • To annually review the staffing structure and workforce development plan.
  • To be consulted on and to approve job descriptions for the staff.
  • To be responsible for reviewing the Headteacher’s job description should the need arise.
  • To ensure that the Headteacher is able to maintain an appropriate Work-Life Balance.
  • To draw up and review annually a governing body Pay Policy* with due regard to the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions document and other appropriate guidance relating to Support staff.
  • To determine matters relating to the pay of all staff in the school.
  • To ensure that, within budget constraints, the pay policy meets the needs of recruitment, retention and development of staff and contributes to the resourcing of School Development Plan priorities.
  • To make recommendations to the Finance Committee.
  • To take into account recommendations from the Performance Management governors when determining the salary of the headteacher.
  • To act as a first appeals body as appropriate in relation to pay decisions, e.g. award of Upper Pay spine points.

School Development Committee (SDC)

Chair: Ian Tyreman
Clerk: 
 
Name Roles within committee Attendance at SIC meetingsover the last academic year
Michelle Masters   100%
Becky Stewardson Looked After Children Governor,  100%
Suzanne Davies   100%
Sue Draper   50%
Ian Tyreman Development Governor, Data Protection Link Governor 100%
Sonja Napier Safeguarding Governor 100%
Shashi Rana    
Sarita Wilkes    
 
 
The SDC monitors progress on any key issues in the School Development Plan which fall within the committee’s remit:

  • To agree targets for pupil attainment to be included in the School Improvement Plan.
  • To consider the school’s RAISEonline and other performance data annually and to regularly monitor progress towards in-year attainment targets for all children.
  • To receive monitoring reports on the attainment and welfare of vulnerable children and other groups of pupils with reference to local and national benchmark information.
  • To monitor the provision for vulnerable groups of children.
  • To be aware of and advise the governing body on the legal responsibilities of governors in terms of Curriculum provision and assessment including Special Educational Needs provision.
  • To consider and review the school’s policies on behalf of the governing body.
  • To support, and receive reports from curriculum link governors, e.g. SEN, Literacy/Numeracy.
  • To monitor how the school listens to its stakeholder.
  • To oversee the development and maintenance of relationships with parents/carers, the community and other stakeholders and to ensure that these contribute to Community Cohesion.
  • To monitor parental/community involvement in the school and to make recommendations about the development of future links.
  • To monitor and review the Home School agreement.
  • To monitor pupil attendance targets and strategies to improve attendance and engagement.
  • To monitor the effectiveness of the school’s complaints policy and procedure.
  • To ensure that the school meets legal requirements to publish information online.
  • To approve and monitor plans for the development of Extended Services / Children’s Centre activities.

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