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An inclusive community committed to excellence in personalised learning and well being

Our Governors

The Governing Body

The full Local Governing Body meets bi-termly to receive a report from the Headteacher addressing key aspects of the school’s performance in relation to the Ofsted Framework and has an over-arching focus on Safeguarding and the Welfare of students as well as their academic progress.

It also ensures compliance with financial and health and safety regulations.

Current members of the Governing Body are as follows:

Governors Role Type End of Office Responsibilities
Will Jones Chair Co-opted 20.10.2020 Leadership &Management, Health &Safety
Sarah Hatley Vice Chair Parent 27.09.2020 Early Years, CPD and Finance
Kath Dawes Co-opted 23.05.2022 Safeguarding
Sohail Hussain Co-opted 07.02.2022 Post 16/Sixth Form/Transition
Annette Burn Staff 30.09.2019 Governor Training
Ian Ibbotson Co-opted 11.02.2019 Post 16/Sixth Form/Transition
Eddy Wharton Voting Head Virtue of Post Duration of Tenure Head Teacher
Jane Motherby Staff 17.11.2020
Robert Alexander Co-opted 07.02.2022 Behaviour and Attendance
Vacancy To be recruited Co-opted
Vacancy To be recruited Co-opted

They may be contacted through the school office 01482 564646 or via Governance Services on 01482 613573.  The clerk to the governing body is Maria Bannister

 

Governors Curriculum Statement:

The Education Reform Act 1988 requires by law that schools provide pupils with a curriculum that :-

  • Is balanced, broadly based, relevant and differentiated;
  • promotes the spiritual, moral, cultural, mental and physical development of children;
  • Prepares pupils for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

These are central to the beliefs of the Governors of the school.

At this school, the Governors aim to provide a curriculum appropriate to the needs of all of its pupils. On entering the full-time education and throughout their time in school, children will follow the programmes of study that ensure that all subjects of the National Curriculum are covered. In addition to National Curriculum subjects Religious Education is also taught.

It is the Governors’ aim that all children achieve their potential in every aspect of school life in an atmosphere of partnership and support.