Countess Anne School - a Church of England Academy

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Governors

Foundation Governors

Reverend Darren Collins

 

Ex-Officio

Relevant business and pecuniary interests - Church of England

Term of Office – 01/09/2016 - ongoing

Simon Freeman

Relevant business and pecuniary interests -

Term of Office – 17/11/2014 -16/11/2018

Murray Gifkins – Chair of Governors

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – Pastor of Local Evanglical Church. Business background

Term of Office – 17/03/2016 – 16/03/2020

Jo Roscoe

Relevant business and pecuniary interests -

Term of Office – 12/05/2014 -11/05/2020

Glynis Cracknell

Relevant business and pecuniary interests -

Term of Office – 12/05//2014 – 11/05/2018

Jill Knight

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – Director of Music at St.Etheldreda Church, Teacher of Music

Term of Office – 20/06/2016 – 19/06/2020

 

Co-opted Governors

Two Vacancies

 

Staff Governors

David Lodge

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – Head Teacher

Term of Office – 1/2002 - ongoing

Kelly Ray

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – Class Teacher

Term of Office – 10/10/2016 - 2020

Sue Rockhill

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – School Family Worker at Countess Anne. Related by marriage to a class teacher at the school.

Term of Office – 05/10/2015 – 04/10/2019

 

Elected Parent Governors

Andrew Badger

Relevant business and pecuniary interests – IT company, Parent of three children at the school.

Term of Office – 08/03/2016 – 07/03/20

David Edwards

Relevant business and pecuniary interests - IT background, Parent of two children at the school

Term of Office – 28/11/2016 – 27/11/2020

Zac Egau

Relevant business and pecuniary interests - business background, Parent of four children at the school

Term of Office - 2017 -

 

Associate Governor

Emma Byrne

Relevant business and pecuniary interests –Deputy Head Teacher

Term of Office – 11/01/2014 -31/12/2017

 

Clerk to Governors

 Dinah Tuck

Diocesan Advisor

Vicki Barriere

Roles of Governors 

Murray Gifkins (Chair)

Simon Freeman (Chair of Fabric and Finance Committee. Parent)

Glynis Cracknell (SEN & CLA Governor)

Andy Badger (Parent)

Jill Knight (Chair of Curriculum Committee)

Sue Rockhill (Chair of Admissions Committee, Non-Teaching Staff Governor, Safeguarding Governor)

Jo Roscoe (Training Governor, joint SEND & CLA Governor)

David Edwards (Parent)

Darren Collins (Ex-Officio)

Kelly Ray (Teaching Staff Governor)

Zac Egau (Parent)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor Committees

MEMBERSHIP

MEETS (or more)

SUMMARY of ROLE

(Subject to Terms of Reference)

 PERFORMANCE &  DEVELOPMENT

Jill Knight (Chair)

Sue Rockhill

Murray Gifkins

Glynis Cracknell

Jo Roscoe

Rev’d Darren Collins

Kelly Ray

David Edwards

(See footnote on composition)

 

 
Twice a term

 

Sets school objectives

Performance targets

Development plan

Curriculum

SAT’s Evaluation

Teaching & Learning

 FINANCE & RESOURCES

 Simon Freeman (Chair)

 Murray Gifkins

 Glynis Cracknell

  David Edwards

 

 School Business Manager as  advisor

 

 

 

   September

November

January

March

June

 

For Finance:

Ensure that School finance, including Trust Fund, are properly reviewed and administered.

Prepare Annual budget and review progress of income & expenditure against budget.

Ensure financial returns are prepared and returned punctually to the LE.

For Fabric:

Defines programme of maintenance, repairs and improvements.  Space planning.

Develops 3 or 5-year plan.

For Personnel

Review of salaries/promotions [non staff governors only]

Performance management

 HEALTH & SAFETY

Glynis Cracknell (Chair) 

Andy Badger

 Rev’d Darren Collins

 Jo Roscoe

 

and the School Business Manager

 

 

 Minimum of one per term

 

 

Safety issues: review with staff co-ordinator.

Ensure HSE issues are address (in conjunction with Finance & Fabric).

 

 

 ADMISSION/ PUPIL DISCIPLINE

 Sue Rockhill (Chair)

  Jo Roscoe

 

 

 

 
Minimum of one per term

 

 

Reviews Admission Policy (annually)

Advises on Admission numbers

Defends School on appeals

Timely Review and update of Prospectus

Reviews Behavioural policy

 

 The Head (David Lodge) is a member of all Committees. The Deputy Head (Emma Byrne) may also attend any Committee in their own right, or representing the Head. The Chair of Governors can be invited to join all or any as required.

  • The Chair of Governors does not Chair any of the Committees.
  • Performance & Development is potentially the most important Committee since it covers what the school is all about – what we teach and how we teach it. As a result this core group can be augmented by any other Governors, and all Governors are encouraged to attend from time to time by agreement with the Chair.

 

The role of a school governor:

To contribute to the work of the governing body in ensuring high standards of achievement for all

children and young people in the school by:

• Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction;

• Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and

• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 For more information on becoming a governor please contact the Chair of Governors, via our school office.