Governing Body

 

Governors are appointed, elected or co-opted for a fixed term. The Governing Body is made up of representatives from the staff, parents, community and members nominated by the local authority. The Headteacher is also a governor.

The Governing Body supports, guides and works in partnership with the Headteacher to focus on the school’s strategy for excellence and continuous improvement. Our Governing Body is comprised of a diverse group of local people with a range of experiences and expertise. The full Governing Body meets at least four times a year with much of the work of the being carried out in termly sub-committee meetings. These include:

  • Resources and Planning Committee which oversees buildings and grounds, Health and Safety, finance, staffing issues and the overall development and forward planning of the school
  • Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee which meets to discuss aspects of what is taught in school and results

We have an active governing body who work closely with the Headteacher and staff and their responsibilities include: the general conduct of the school; the appointment of staff; the school environment and the welfare of the children and staff; the curriculum; setting and monitoring the school’s budget; contributing to the School Development Plan; and monitoring the overall effectiveness of the school.

 

Following the parent governors election, the staff governor election and the first full governing board meeting on Thursday 3rd January 2019 the membership of the Shillington and Stondon Federation Governing board is as follows;

 

The Governing Body 

Governor Name

Type of governor

Membership of sub-committees/specific role

Katie Brettell

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Governors, Resources and Planning Committee, Safeguarding Link Governor

Steve Bishop

Co-opted

Resources and Planning Committee, Health and Safety Link Governor

Nick Caveney

Parent

Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee

Charlie Wakely

Parent

Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee, Emotional Well-Being link Governor

Alison Graham

Authority

n/a

Alex Ford

Co-opted

Resources and Planning Committee, Finance Link Governor

Sarah Woodham

Headteacher

Resources and Planning Committee, Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee

Louise Reece-Jones

Co-opted

Resources and Planning Committee

Carol Summerfield

Co-opted

Resources and Planning Committee, Pupil Premium Link Governor

Jeanette Mills

Co-opted

Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee, SEND Link Governor

Kirsty Whitehead Co-opted Resources and Planning Committee

Lee Fitzpatrick

Co-opted

Chair of Governors, Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee

Kerry Young

Associate, Deputy Head of Shillington

 

Ciara Dumpleton

Associate, Deputy Head of Stondon

 

Sue Young

Co-opted

Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee

Donna Jones

Staff

Standards, Teaching and Learning Committee, Look After Children Link Governor

Associate Members of sub-committees only

Angela Phillips

Associate

Resources and Planning 

Simon Greenhalgh

Associate

Resources and Planning 

Jenny Davison

Associate

Resources and Planning 

The Register of Governor Interests is available here

The Register of Governor Attendance is available here

 

How to contact the Governing Body

Letters or emails should be addressed to the Chair of Governors and sent to the School Office who will pass them on to the Chair of Governors.

The Clerk to the Governors is Laura Forgham.