Governing Body

The Governing Body are responsible for the strategic direction of our school. They have to make sure that all statutory obligations for pupils and staff are met.

At our school we have different types of Governors;

 

Parent Governors, who are elected by parents and carers of pupils at school.

Staff Governor, who are elected by staff at the school.

Local Authority Governor, who is nominated by North Yorkshire County Council.

Co-Opted Governors, who are invited to become Governors by the Governing Body.

All Governors were appointment in accordance with our instrument of governance.

 
The Governing Body Chair and members can be contacted through the school office. Correspondence addressed to a member of the Governing Body will be forwarded to the Governor by the school office staff.
 
Copies of non-confidential minutes can be requested from the school office.
 

Our Governing Body

Mrs Nicola Stimson (Co-opted/Chair)

Governor Term: 17/7/17-16/7/21

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 80%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools:

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Accelerate progress and raise attainment in EYFS & Foundation Stage

Ensure that the quality of teaching is good and increase the amount of outstanding teaching

British Values

Headteacher’s Performance

 

Mr Dave Duffy (Local Authority Governor)

Governor Term: 1/9/17-31/8/21

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 80%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Accelerate progress and raise attainment in Reading

EMS link

SEN

Disciplinary

Academy School Steering Group

Complaints

 

Mr Jason Tazzyman (Co-Opted)

Governor Term: 17/7/17 to 16/7/21

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 60%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: Redkite – IT Software Consultancy

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Raise attainment and accelerate progress for disadvantaged pupils especially the most vulnerable

Headteacher’s Performance Management

Disciplinary

Academy School Steering Group

Complaints

Finance

Pupil Premium

 

Mrs Clare Moore (Co-Opted)

Governor Term:11/5/15 to 16/5/19

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 50%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Finance

 

Mr Ken Wood (Co-Opted)

Governor Term: 17/7/17 to 16/7/21

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 50%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Further accelerate progress and raise attainment, especially in the number of pupils achieving GDS in maths

Health & Safety/ Safeguarding /Premises

Complaints

 

Mr Linton Austin (Parent)

Governor Term: 11/5/15 to 16/5/19

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 90%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility:

Sports Premium

 

Mrs Karin Wilkinson (Parent)

Governor Term: 12/10/15 to 11/10/19

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 80%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: Grow press Web development ICT

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: Cousin by Marriage to A Trenholme

Areas of Responsibility:

To embed writing throughout the curriculum

Academy School Steering group

 

Mrs Nicola Kennedy (Staff)

Governor Term: 25/9/17 to 25/9/21

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: n/a

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

Areas of Responsibility: Staff

 

Mr Richard Chandler (Headteacher)

Attendance at full GB Meetings in last academic year: 100%

Business or Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance Roles in other schools: None

Relationships with School Staff: None

 

Mrs A Lambert Clerk to Governors

 

Governors who have stepped down in the last academic year

Mr P Miller (parent) January 2017 

Mrs K Teagle (Co-opted) August 2017

Mrs P Durrans (Staff) August 2017