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Meet the Governors

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Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors 1 Carol Featherstone -Chair of Governors
Meet the Governors 2 Gemma Wrightson -Vice Chair of Governors
Meet the Governors 3 Paul Ryder - Co-opted Governor
Meet the Governors 4 Joanne Clough - Co-opted Governor
Meet the Governors 5 Judith McLean - Co-opted Governor

Information about our governing bodyT

 

The structure and remit of the governing body: to hold strategic overview of the school and its' functions, as well as challenging the outcomes for pupils at all levels

 

Membership of our governing body

 

  • Mrs C. Featherstone - Chair of Governors (Co-opted)
  • Mrs G. Wrightson - Vice Chair of Governors (Parent)
  • Mrs C. Withers - Headteacher Governor
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Chair of the Standards Committee: Judith McLean

Chair of the Resources Committee: Carol Featherstone

 

 

These governors have served at any point over the past 12 months:

 

Headteacher

Governor’s full name: Claire Withers

Date of appointment: 1st April 2014

Term of office: Ongoing, whilst in post as headteacher.

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: Co-opted Governor at Seaton Burn College

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at full governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 9 /9

 

Staff Governor

Governor’s full name: Judith McLean

Date of appointment: 1st September 2013

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by election (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Elected by staff (Staff governor)

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 4 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

 

Co-opted Governors

Governor’s full name: Paul Ryder

Date of appointment: 1st September 2013

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the governing body (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Co-opted Governor

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): husband of Mrs Ryder (teacher)

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 5 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 1/3

 

Governor’s full name: Carol Featherstone

Date of appointment: 1st September 2013

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the governing body (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Co-opted Governor

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 /6

 

Governor’s full name: Joanne Clough

Date of appointment: 1st September 2015

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the governing body (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Co-opted Governor

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

 

Governor’s full name: Rhiannon Brown

Date of appointment: 1st September 2016

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the governing body (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Co-opted Governor

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: n/a

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: n/a

 

Governor’s full name: Felicity Andreasen

Date of appointment: 1st May 2016

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the governing body (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Co-opted Governor

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: n/a

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: n/a

 

Parent Governor

Governor’s full name: Lesley Maddison

Date of appointment: 26th November 2014

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by election (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Elected by parents (Parent governor)

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 3 / 3

 

Parent Governor

Governor’s full name: Gemma Wrightson

Date of appointment: 26th November 2014

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by election (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government): Elected by parents (Parent governor)

Relevant business and pecuniary interests (as recorded in the register of interests: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Relationships between other governors or school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives): None

Attendance record at governing body meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 6 / 6

Attendance record at committee meetings over academic year 2014/2015: 3 / 3

 

Governors Impact Statement 2014-15