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LEIGH ST JOHN’S C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL INFORMATION 2018-2019

 

NAME OF GOVERNING BODY: LEIGH ST JOHN’S C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL

        The remit for the Governing Body is to:

a)     Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

b)     Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and

c)      Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

GOVERNING BODY COMPOSITION:

 

Type of Governor NO.
PCC Foundation

5 Appointed by PCC

1x Ex-Officio

Diocesan 1
Headteacher 1
Local Authority Vacancy x1
Parent 2
Staff 1
Associate Members 0

 

Names of Governors

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Date of appointment

Date of resignation 

(if resigned in the last 12 months)

Appointing Body

Father Kevin Crinks

Ex-Officio

18/02/10 - 16/02/50

18/02/2010

 

Ex-Officio (Diocese)

Mrs Emma Lightfoot

Headteacher

01/09/10 - 31/08/50

01/09/2010

 

The Governing Body

Mrs Natalie Hatton

Staff Governor

01/10/14 - 30/09/18

01/10/2014

 

Elected – staff 

Mrs Suzanna Walker

Local Authority

02/09/2017- 01/09/2021

02/09/2017

 

Elected by Local Authority

 

Mrs Amanda Gardner

Parent

28/03/14 - 28/03/18

28/03/2014

 

Elected by parents*

Mrs Suzanne Unsworth

Foundation PCC

31/08/14 - 01/09/18

31/08/2014

 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Samantha Wilford

Parent

31/08/15 - 01/09/19 

31/08/2015

 

Elected by parents*

Mr Danny Melling

Foundation PCC

31/08/15 - 01/09/19

31/08/2015

 

Elected by PCC

Mr David Lawton

Foundation PCC

 

 

17/02/17 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Victoria Coard

Diocesan 

 

21/01/17-20/01/21

21/01/2017

 

Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Appointed

Vacancy – due to resignation of A. Thorpe 

Local Authority(LA)

 

 

 

The Governing Body via LA

History of past appointed governors

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Date of Appointment

Date of resignation 

 

Appointing Body

Mr Kevin West

Foundation PCC

4

04/11/2010

 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Isobel Mc Keller

Parent

4

 

 

Elected by parents*

Mrs Anita Thorpe

Local Authority

4

28/03/2011

 

The Governing Body via LA

Mrs Vicky Holmes

Diocesan

4

13/11/2012

 

Manchester Diocesan Board of Education

Mrs Lisa Charles

Foundation PCC4

 

4

02/11/2011

 

Elected by PCC

 

Mrs Caron Jones          
Mrs Sarah Martin          

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Responsibility Name
Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor Mrs S Wilford
SEND Governor Mrs A Gardner
Health and Safety Governors Mrs S Walker
Pupil Premium Governor Mrs A Gardner
Data Governor  
Link Governor  

 

COMMITTEE STRUCTURE

 

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.

Finance, Staffing, Personnel and Premises Pupil, Curriculum & Community Pay Committee
Remit:  To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Premises (including Health and Safety) Remit:  To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, standards in school and the curriculum Remit:  To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher
Membership Membership Membership
Mrs E. Lightfoot Mrs E. Lightfoot Under review
Mrs N. Hatton Mrs N. Hatton Under review
Under review Under review  
Under review Under review  
Mrs S. Unsworth Under review  
Mrs S. Wilford Mr D. Melling  
Mrs V. Coard Mrs A. Gardner  

 

AD-HOC COMMITTEES:

 

·       Staff Disciplinary

·       Pupil Discipline

·       Complaints

·       Appeals

 

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

 

REGISTER OF INTERESTS

 

Name​ Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest Other educational establishments they govern
Mrs E. Lightfoot Nil Nil Nil
Mrs N. Hatton Nil Mother to child in Y3 and Reception Nil
       
Mrs A. Gardner Nil Mother to child in Y2 Nil
Mrs S. Unsworth Nil Mother to twins in Y2 Nil
       
Mrs D. Melling Director, Premier Sport. Company provides school P.E. and sport provision to school on weekly basis.  Done so for several years before becoming a school governor. Father of child in Y1 Nil
Mrs S. Milford Nil Mother to child in Y2 and Reception Nil
Fr Kevin Crinks Nil Nil ​St. Mary's C.E. Primary School, Leigh
Leigh C.E. Primary School
Mrs Vicky Coard Nil Mother to child in Y2 Nil
Mrs Suzanna Walker Nil Nil Nil

 

ATTENDANCE RECORD - INFORMATION 2016-2017

 

Name of Governor                                        Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended                                                           
                                            06/10/2016 03/11/2016 02/02/2017 08/06/17​      
                              YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO 
Mrs E. Lightfoot                                              YES                          YES                         YES                          YES                            
Mrs N. Hatton YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mrs C. Jones YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mrs S. Martin YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mrs S. Unsworth YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mrs A. Gardner YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mrs S. Wilford YES   YES   YES   YES  
Mr D. Lawton YES   YES     NO   NO
Mr D. Melling YES   YES   YES   YES  
Fr K. Crinks   NO   NO   NO YES  
LA Vacancy   N/A       N/A    
Mrs V. Coard   N/A       N/A    

 

ATTENDANCE AT COMMITTEES -   INFORMATION 2016-2017

 

 

​Name of Governor                                         

Dates of  Finance, Staffing, Personal & Premises                                                           

 

02/12/2016

16/03/2017

08/06/2017

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs E. Lightfoot

YES   

 

           YES  

 

 

 

Mrs N. Hatton

YES   

 

           YES  

 

 

 

Mrs C. Jones

YES

 

           YES  

 

 

 

Mrs S. Martin

YES   

 

           YES  

 

 

 

Mrs S. Unsworth

YES  

 

           YES  

 

 

 

Mrs S. Wilford

 

   NO  ​

           YES   

 

 

 

Mrs V. Coard

n/a

 

YES  

 

 

 

 

Name of Governor                                         

Dates of  Pupil, Curriculum, Community                                                                          

 

02/12/2016

16/03/2017

08/06/2017

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs E. Lightfoot

​YES   

 

   YES 

 

 

 

Mrs N. Hatton

YES

 

   YES 

 

 

 

Mrs C. Jones

YES   

 

   YES 

 

 

 

Mrs S. Martin

YES   

 

      YES 

 

 

 

Mr D. Lawton

 

   NO

    

   NO

 

 

Mr D. Melling

 

   NO 

   YES 

 

 

 

Mrs A. Gardner

YES

 

YES 

 

 

 

 

Name of Governor             

Date of Pay Committee Meeting                 

 

23/10/16

YES

NO

Mrs S Martin

YES     

 

Mrs C Jones

YES  ​   

 

 

 

 

               

 

ATTENDANCE RECORD - INFORMATION 2015-2016

Name of Governor                       

Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended                         

 

08/10/2015

10/03/2016

16/06/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs E. Lightfoot

​YES   

 

      ​YES

 

      ​YES 

 

Mrs N. Hatton

​YES 

 

      ​YES

 

      ​YES

 

Mrs C. Jones

​YES  

 

     ​ YES

 

      ​YES

 

Mrs S. Martin

​YES

 

      ​YES

 

      ​YES

 

Mrs S. Unsworth

​YES

 

      YES

 

      ​YES

 

Mrs A. Gardner

​YES

 

               

      NO 

      ​YES

 

Mrs S. Wilford

​YES

 

     ​ YES

 

 

     NO

Mr D. Lawton

​YES 

 

 

             NO

      ​YES

 

Mr D. Melling

​YES 

 

    ​  YES

 

      ​YES

 

Fr K. Crinks

 

NO   

 

             NO

 

     NO

LA Vacancy

 

n/a

 

 

 

 

Diocesan Vacancy

 

n/a

 

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE AT COMMITTEES -   INFORMATION 2015-2016

 

Name of Governor                   

Dates of  Finance, Staffing, Personal & Premises                               

 

12/11/2015

21/01/2016

28/04/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs E. Lightfoot

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Mrs N. Hatton

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Mrs C. Jones

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Mrs S. Martin

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Mrs S. Unsworth

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Mrs S. Wilford

YES   

 

             YES

 

      YES

 

Vacancy

n/a

 

n/a

 

 

 

   

 

Name of Governor                   

Dates of  Pupil, Curriculum, Community                                                

 

12/11/2015

21/01/2016

28/04/2016

YES

NO

YES

NO

YES

NO

Mrs E. Lightfoot

YES   

 

   YES   

 

     YES

 

Mrs N. Hatton

YES   

 

   YES   

 

 

   NO

Mrs C. Jones

YES  

 

   YES   

 

     YES

 

Mrs S. Martin

YES   

 

   YES  

 

     YES

 

Mr D. Lawton

YES   

 

   YES  

 

     YES

 

Mr D. Melling

YES  

 

   YES  

 

     YES

 

Mrs A. Gardner

YES

 

YES

 

 

 NO

 

 

  

Name of Governor                   

Date of Pay Committee Meeting          

 

22/10/15     

YES

NO

Mrs S Martin

YES   

 

Mrs C Jones

YES​   

 

 

 

 

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