Governors

The role of the governing body as set out by the Department of Education is to

    • Help the school to set high standards by planning for the future and setting targets for continual improvement
    • Be a critical friend to the school offering support and advice
    • Help the school respond to the needs of the parents and community
    • Make the school accountable to the public for what it does
    • Exercise its responsibilities in partnership with the head teacher and staff
    • Work with the school on planning, developing policies and keeping the school under review

The school governors at Chapel End are chosen by the Local Authority, staff, community and parents. All of our governors attend regular meetings and each bring their own individual experience, skills and expertise, whether that be financial, strategic planning or more practical input. Every governor is an invaluable member of the team!

The Governing body is made up of 12 members. The Governors are drawn from a number of categories; these areas follows:

Headteacher (by virtue of offfice);Staff Governor (1 only); LA Governor (1 only); Parent Governor (four) and Co-opted Governors (5)

 

 

At Chapel End  our Governing Body has:

Governor Category Committee Term of office ends Register of interest Attendance 17-17/18
Mr S.Smith  Head All N/a Nil Return 13/13
Mrs F.Verron Parent Teaching & Learning 24-9-21 child in school N/A
Mrs G.Churchill Parent   4-9-21 child in school N/A
Mrs S.Underhill Parent Finance 26-11-19 Nil Return N/A
Mrs A.Danne Parent Teaching & Learning 24-9-21 child in school 7/7
Mr W.Bradbury  Co-opted Finance/Teaching & Learning 17-11-18 Nil Return 9/10
Miss C.Sharratt Co-opted Teaching & Learning/Health &Safety 17-11-18 Nil Return 5/10
Miss C.Barker, Co-opted Teaching & Learning/Health &Safety 17-11-18 Nil Return 7/10
Mr D.McDonnell Co-opted Finance/Health &Safety 17-11-18 Nil Return 9/10
Mr P.Wakefield Co-opted Teaching & Learning 31-12-19 Nil Return 6/7
Mrs K.Trivass Staff Finance/Teaching & Learning 30-8-20 Nil Return 10/10
Cllr Joe Pearson LA Finance/Health &Safety 30-11-17 Nil Return 4/10

Co opted and LA governors were appointed and approved by the full governing body. Staff governors were appointed by the staff at Chapel End and Parents governors were appointed by the parents of Chapel End.

Finances, Premises & Estates Committee

This committee advises the Full Governing Body and/or makes decisions regarding the setting of school budget and how  the money in the budget is allocated to the various expenditure codes (eg staffing, maintenace, services, rates, bought-in services etc).

It also advises on  staffing structures and staff appointments.

The Chair of this Committee is Mr Bill Bradbury.

There are no Declarations of Interest registered by members of this committee.

Health, Safety & Safeguarding Committee

This committee advises the Full Governing Body and/or makes decisions regarding all aspects of Health &Safety within school including: policies, site maintenance, accessibility,risk assessments and safe procedures for working.The committee also ensures all statutuory requirements for safeguarding children are met by the school in terms of policies and effective practice.

The Chair of this Committee is Mr Dennis McDonnell.

There are no Declarations of Interest registered by members of this committee.

Teaching & learning Committee

This committee advises the Full Governing Body and/or makes decisions regarding all aspects of the curriculum. Aspects of this include: the breadth of the curriculum, the effective delivery of the curriculum, the quality of teaching, the quality of learning, outcomes for all groups of children, school performance data, behaviour for learning, the promotion of equality and the promotion of British Values.

The Chair of this committee is Kirsty Trivass

There are no Declarations of Interest registered by members of this committee.

Interested in getting involved?

Click on the  link below for more information

 www.nidirect.gov.uk/becoming-a-school-governor