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Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Governors Newsletters

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Governing Body

Croft Church of England Primary School is supported by an elected body of Governors.

They work closely with the Headteacher, Staff and children to ensure that the school can continue to grow and go from strength to strength.

What is the Governing Body?

School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools. Governors appoint the head teacher. It is governors who hold the main responsibility for finance in schools, and it is governors who work with the headteacher to make the tough decisions about balancing resources.  

 Individual governors may not act independently of the rest of the governing body; decisions are the joint responsibility of the governing body.  

The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

 

At Croft Church of England Primary School there are 12 members of the Governing Body who have a varied skill set. This is a voluntary role.  We meet as a full governing body 4 times a year and there are 5 sub committees who meet each term.

 

Governor biography 2015-2016

Full governing body meetings:

                                27th September 2016             6.30pm

                                29th November  2016             6.30pm

                                  7th March         2017             6.30pm

                                20th June           2017             6.30pm

Finance &

General Purpose

COMMITTEE

(includes

 Pay & Staff Sub.C)

Health

& Safety

COMMITTEE

Headteachers

Performance

Management

Committee

Raise On-line

Monitoring Group

Strategic

Development

Committee

Terms of Reference –

Membership

Eight

 

 

 

 

The quorum for a meeting

 shall be

at least three governors.

Minutes taken by

Clerk to Govs.

Terms of Reference –

Membership

Five + PO

 

 

 

 

The quorum for a meeting

 shall be

at least three members.

Minutes taken by a Gov.

Terms of Reference –

Membership

Minimum 3

 

 

 

 

The quorum for a meeting

shall be

at least three members.

Minutes taken by a Gov.

This responsibility now sits under the SDC committee

 

 

 

 

 

Terms of Reference –

Membership

Seven

 

 

 

 

The quorum for a meeting shall be

 four governors.

Minutes taken by a Gov

Trudie Colotto

Craig Free  (SFVS)

Andy Greasley

Nik Watts   (Pay)

Nick Ewing-Gerrard

Yvette Goward

Sara Holden

Linda Teague

Trudie Colotto

Sally Spence

Andy Greasley   

      (Safeguarding)

Kay Greenhill (Associate)

Richard Allen

 

Brain Whittaker

 

Nik Watts

     (inc. PM policy review)

Craig Free

Nick Ewing Gerrard

 

Trudie Colotto

Sally Spence

Andy Greasley (Numeracy)

Kay Greenhill (Associate)

Andy Long

Linda Teague       (SEN)

Yvette Goward (Literacy

Sara Holden

 

 Chairperson –

 Craig Free

 

 

Chairperson –

Andy Greasely

 

Chairperson –

Nik Watts

 

 

 

 

Chair person

Yvette Goward

Next meetings

Next meetings

Next meetings

Next meetings

Next meetings

 

 

  3rd May 2017 - 6pm

13th June 2017 -6pm

5th June 2017 - 4.30pm

 

 

 

5th June 2017 - 5.30pm

 


Type Name From To Committee Attendance Training
(>Jun 2014)
Pecunary interest
Staff Governor Mrs Trudie Colotto 2015   13 of 13   None 2016
Foundation Governor Rev Sharon Constable 2015   4 of 5   None 2016
Staff Governor Ms Sara Holden 2017 2021 9 of 12   None 2016
Parent Governor Mr Nick Ewing-Gerrard 2013 2017 19 of 21 2 None 2016
Co-opted Governor Mr Craig Free 2015 2019 18 of 20 3 None 2016
Parent Governor Dr Yvette Goward 2013 2017 22 of 24 15 None 2016
Local Authority Governor Mr Andy Greasley 2014 2018 26 of 27 4 None 2016
Associate Governor Mrs Kay Greenhill 2014 2018 18 of 22 1 None 2016
Co-opted Governor Mrs Sally Spence 2014 2018 24 of 27 7 None 2016
Associate Governor Ms Linda Teague 2014 2018 13 of 15 3 None 2016
Foundation Governor Mr Nik Watts 2013 2017 18 of 21 8 None 2016
Associate Governor Mr Richard Allen 2017 2021 7 of 9   None 2016
Co-opted Governor Mr Andy Long 2017 2021 1 of 1   None 2016
             
Clerk Ms Karen Pugh         N/A
Chair of Governors Mrs Sally Spence         None 2016
Vice Chair of Governors Mr Andy Greasley         None 2016
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