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We have prepared for you a Governor Fact Sheet which outlines the role of our Governing Body.

LEIGH ST JOHN’S C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL INFORMATION 2020-2021

 

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.  Please follow this link to view details of the financial benchmarking: https://schools-financial-benchmarking.service.gov.uk/

 

GOVERNING BODY COMPOSITION:

 

Type of Governor NO.
PCC Foundation

5 Appointed by PCC

1x Ex-Officio

Diocesan 1
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
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

Vice Chair of Governors

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 

Miss Vivien Birchall

Local Authority

   

 

Elected by the Governing Body via the Local Authority

 

Mrs Amanda Gardner

Foundation PCC

29/03/18 - 28/03/22

29/03/2018

 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Suzanne Unsworth

Foundation PCC

02/09/18 - 03/09/22

02/09/2018

 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Samantha Wilford

Parent

31/08/15 - 01/09/19 

31/08/2015

 

Elected by parents*

Miss Kelly Partington

Foundation PCC

Chair of Governors

03/10/17 - 02/10/21

03/10/17

 

Elected by PCC

Mrs Victoria Coard

Diocesan 

21/01/17-20/01/21

21/01/2017

 

Foundation Diocesan Board of Education Appointed

Ms Laura Flaherty Parent 01/07/18 - 30/06/22 01/07/18   Elected by parents*

 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Responsibility Name
Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor Mrs S Wilford
SEND Governor Mrs A Gardner
Health and Safety Governors Ms Laura Flaherty
Pupil Premium Governor Mrs A Gardner
Data Governor Miss K Partington
Link Governor Miss Vivien Birchall

 

COMMITTEE STRUCTURE

 

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

 

We do not hold separate committee meetings for Finance, Staffing, Personnel & Premises and Pupil, Curriculum & Community, these are now part of Full Governing Body meetings with specific focus's.

 

Pay Committee
Remit:  To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the Headteacher
Membership
Fr K Crinks
Mrs S Unsworth
Miss K Partington

 

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 Nil
       
Mrs A. Gardner Nil Mother to child in Y6 Nil
Mrs S. Unsworth Nil Mother to twins in Y6 Nil
       
Mrs S. Wilford Nil Mother to child in Y3 and Y5 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 Y5 Nil
Miss Kelly Partington Manager within Wigan Council of 3 services that are purchased by school Mother to child in Y4  

 

ATTENDANCE RECORD - INFORMATION 2020-2021

 

 

 

Full governing board

Pay Committee

Full governing board

HT Performance Management

Full governing board

Full governing board

Full Governing Body Full Governing Body 

Governor

Governor Type

6 Oct 2020

16 Oct 2020

10 Nov 2020

30 November 2020

19 Jan 2021

25 Mar 2021

24 June 2021 15 July 2021

Mrs Victoria Coard

Foundation

Y

 

N

 

Y

 

   

Rev Kevin Crinks

Foundation Ex-Officio

Y

Y

N

Y

Y

 

   

Miss Lara Flaherty

Parent

Y

 

Y

 

Y

 

   
Miss Vivien Birchall LA  Y   Y   Y      

Mrs Amanda Gardner

Foundation

Y

 

Y

 

N

 

   

Mrs Natalie Hatton

Staff

Y

 

Y

 

Y

 

   

Mrs Pauline Jones

Other

 

 

Y

 

 N

 

   

Mrs Emma Lightfoot

Headteacher

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 

   

Miss Kelly Partington

Foundation

Y

 

Y

Y

Y

 

   

Mrs Suzanne Unsworth

Foundation

Y

Y

Y

 

Y

 

   

Mrs Samantha Wilford

Parent

N

 

Y

 

N

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

               

 

 

   

 

 

 

  

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