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School Day: 8:40 - 15:10

Diary Dates - This Week 

10/04 - Forest Schools - Starfish

15/04 - Collective Worship assembly

17/04 - Forest Schools - Dolphins

17/04 - Eagles Tag Rugby competition

 

Future Dates

22/4 - Class Photos

22/4 - Collective Worship

24/4 - Forest Schools - Lions

29/4 - Collective Worship

30/4 - Mobile Library

01/05 - Forest Schools - Eagles

02/05 - Ice Cream Shop

06/05 - Bank Holiday - School Closed

07/05 - School Opens

 

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Governors

Responsibilities

Together, the Governors are responsible for:

  • Setting aims and targets for the school and checking the school’s progress towards attaining these.

  • Monitoring how well the school’s policies and plans are working.

  • Accounting for the performance of the school and the Governing Body.

  • Working with the Headteacher to make sure that teaching at school is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.

  • Taking general responsibility for the school and its budget.

  • Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and pupils.

  • Promoting the interests of the school and its pupils in the wider community.

 

Types of Governors 

There are several different types of Governor:

  • Parent Governor

    Elected from parents at the school by parents at the school.

  • Staff Governor

    Elected from staff at the school by staff at the school.

  • Local Authority (LA) Governors
    Appointed by the LEA.

  • Co-opted Governors

    Appointed by members of the Governing Body. They are intended to be representative of the local community and may add particular kinds of expertise.

 

Our Governors are;  

Governor Name and relationship to the school staff

Category of Governor

Appointed by

Date appointed

Term of Office

(term and end date)

Which committees does this Governor serve on?

All Governors attend all meetings

Does this Governor have any position of responsibility within the governing body?

Relevant business and pecuniary interests

Mrs Rebecca Rawson

 

 

Foundation governor

The governing body

Feb 2018

4 years, ending 26/09/24

N/A

Co- Chair of the governors

Safeguarding 

Esafety

H&S

Induction 

French

Humanities

None

Mrs Hannah Cuddy

 

(headteacher at Kirk Smeaton)

Ex officio

The Headteacher of a school is entitled to sit on the governing body by law

1st Sept 2015

Ongoing

N/A

Headteacher

 Safeguarding and SEN 

None

Mr Peter Hudson

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

17/03/21

4 years, ending 16/03/25

 N/A

Vice chair 

Personal development

PHSE and RSE

Music

PE

None

Mrs Carol Cessford

 

 

Foundation Governor

The Diocese

1st Sept 2016       

4 years, ending 25/12/24

N/A

SEN and Vulnerability

RE & church links

Assessment

 

None

Harvie Palmer 

LA Governor

The Governing Body

19/01/24

4 years, ending 18/01/28

N/A

Co Chair of governors

IT 

Safeguarding

GDPR

E safety

Finance

H&S

 

Works within the Ledger trust 

Chris Smith   

Co-opted Governor

The Governing Body 

 1/6/23  4 years, ending 1/6/27

N/A

Science

Maths

Outdoor learning

 

Sadie Sheen

Staff governor 

Staff 

24/03/21

2 years, ending 23/03/25

N/A

English 

Art & DT

French

Works in school 

Mark Suaznabar

Parent governor 

Parent of the school 

 

14/10/22

4 years, ending 13/10/26

N/A

 Maths

IT

Finance

None 

Kay Crossley 

Parent governor 

Parents of the school

14/10/22

4 years, ending 13/10/26

N/A

 Finance

SEN and Vulnerability

Assessment

H&S

Sport

English

None 

Vacancy

Co-opted governor

 

 

 

 

   

 

Governors who have stood down in the last 12 months: 

Alex Henderson- Co opted governor- Stood Down in April 23.

 

 

 The Governors meet regularly during term times and are highly involved in school life in a number of different ways.