Governing Body

ASH VILLA GOVERNING BODY

 

Chair of Governors

Name:                                       John Lawlor (Chair)

Type of Governor:                     Parent Governor

Term of Office                          04/05/14 to 03/05/18

 

Vice- Chair

Name:                                       Edwina Sleight

Type of Governor:                     Parent Governor

Term of Office:                         01/09/14 to 31/08/18

 

Name:                                       John Webster

Type of Governor:                     Co-opted         

Term of Office:                         19/03/15 to 18/03/19

 

Name:                                       Kirsty Talkes

Type of Governor:                     Co-opted

Term of Office:                         19/03/15 to 18/03/19     

 

Name:                                       Ruth Bampton

Type of Governor:                     Co-opted

Term of Office                          19/03/15 to 18/03/19

 

Name:                                       Christine Brook

Type of Governor:                     Co-opted

Term of Office:                         21/01/16 to 20/01/20

 

Name:                                       Currently being processed

Type of Governor:                     LA

Term of Office:                         -

 

Name:                                       Vacancy

Type of Governor:                     Staff

Term of Office:                         -

 

Name:                                       Leigh Bentley

Type of Governor:                     Headteacher

Appointed:                                01/09/13                       

 

 

Governor Responsibilities

 

Safeguarding

Kirsty Talkes

 

Health and Safety

John Lawlor

 

Curriculum, Assessment, Attainment and Progress

Ruth Bampton

John Webster

Edwina Sleight

Chris Brook

 

Pupil Development and Well-Being

Ruth Bampton

 

SEND

Edwina Sleight

 

Resource Management, HR and Finance

Ruth Bampton

John Webster

Edwina Sleight

 

Governing Body

John Lawlor

 


 

Staff Appraisal and Development

John Lawlor

 

Post-16

Chris Brook

 

 

Attendance Registers Academic Year 2015/2016

 

Full Governing Body

 

24/09/15

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Gemma Bendell-Whittaker

John Lawlor

Edwina Sleight

John Webster

 

Apologies

Kirsty Talkes

 

21/01/16

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Gemma Bendell-Whittaker

Christine Brook

John Lawlor

Edwina Sleight

John Webster

 

Apologies

Kirsty Talkes

 

05/05/16

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Gemma Bendell-Whittaker

Christine Brook

John Lawlor

John Webster

 

Apologies

Kirsty Talkes

Edwina Sleight

 

Resource Management, HR and Finance Committee

 

13/11/15

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Edwina Sleight

John Webster

 

15/03/16

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

John Webster

 

Apologies

Edwina Sleight

 


 

29/06/16

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Edwina Sleight

 

Apologies

John Webster

 

Curriculum, Assessment, Attainment and  Progress Committee

 

13/11/15

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

Edwina Sleight

John Webster

 

15/03/16

Attended

Ruth Bampton

Leigh Bentley

John Webster

 

Apologies

Edwina Sleight

Christine Brook

Governing Body Voting Rights

All governors holding voting rights for the committees they serve on.  Committee members are appointed by the full governing body.

New members of the full governing body are elected by the existing members.

 

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests

 

Name:                                      John Lawlor

Position:                                  Chair of Governors

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      Edwina Sleight

Position:                                  Vice-Chair of Governors

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      Christine Brook

Position:                                  Governor

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      John Webster

Position:                                  Governor

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      Kirsty Talkes

Position:                                  Governor

Declaration of Interest:             Lincolnshire Primary Foundation Trust                                        employee

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      Leigh Bentley

Position:                                  Headteacher / Governor

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

Name:                                      Dawn Smith

Position:                                  School Administrator /

                                                Clerk to             Governors

Declaration of Interest:             None

Further Detail:                          -

 

It is the governor’s individual responsibility to declare any conflict of interest/loyalty, business or personal that relates directly or indirectly, to the individual governor or any relation in any contract, proposed contract or other matter when present at a meeting at the school where such contract or matter comes under consideration.  The governor must withdraw from any meeting during the discussion of such contract or matter and must not vote in respect of it.  Business and pecuniary interests will be reviewed formally at the first Full Governors Meeting of each academic year. 

 

 

Annual Statement of issues faced and addressed by the governing body of Ash Villa School 2015-16

 

Issue

Budget setting, monitoring and review.

Action

To agree a set budget and monitor on a termly basis to ensure sound financial management.

How

Budget set by HT and finance committee then presented to, and agreed by, full governing body.

Who

Committee and full governing body.

Evaluation

Governors are satisfied that the school is meeting the requirements of the SFVS (but note the limit of information available due to ongoing issues with the Agresso system).

 

 

Issue

Policy documentation review.

Action

To review school policies to ensure they meet the requirements of the school and meet most recent national recommendations where appropriate.

How

Full governing body reviews policy documentation at termly meetings.

Who

Full governing body.

Evaluation

All school policies reflect up to date recommendations and developments and fit the needs of the school.

 

 

Issue

Review the school development plan.

Action

To carry out a review of the school action plan to ensure it meets the needs of the school.

How

Full governing body will review and accept the school development plan for the academic year, ensuring it meets the key priorities of the school.

Who

Full governing body

Evaluation

The development plan is fit for purpose and addresses the key needs of the school.

 

 

Issue

Review performance of the school.

Action

To review data against Key Performance Indicators and challenge the management and performance of the school.

How

The full governing body will receive and review the most recent data of the school at termly meetings.

Who

Full governing body

Evaluation

The governing body have a clear understanding of the performance of the school and are able to challenge where appropriate.

 

Issue

Familiarity of  the new Ofsted Framework for Inspection.

Action

To undertake training to ensure familiarity with new framework.

How

HT and all governors to undertake training relating to new framework.

Who

All governors.

Evaluation

HT and governors have either attended briefings/training relating to new framework or accessed e-briefings and are familiar with new inspection framework.

 

 

Issue

Carry out review of staffing structure.

Action

Carry out full review of staffing structure and ensure staff in place to meet needs of school.

How

HT and HR committee reviewed staffing structure then presented to, and agreed by, full governing body.

Who

Full governing body.

Evaluation

Staff appointed to ensure needs of school are met by staffing numbers.

 

 

 

 

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