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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

Newsletter 4

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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:

                               19th September 2017             6.30pm

                               14th November  2017             6.30pm

                                6th March         2018            6.30pm

                                26th June           2018            6.30pm

 

 

Finance &

General Purpose

COMMITTEE

(includes

 Pay & Staff Sub.C)

Health

& Safety

COMMITTEE

Headteachers

Performance

Management

Committee

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.

Terms of Reference –

Membership

Seven

 

 

 

 

The quorum for a meeting shall be

 four governors.

Minutes taken by a Gov

Trudie Colotto

 Nick Ewing-Gerrard (SFVS)

Andy Greasley

Nik Watts   (Pay)

Yvette Goward

Sara Holden

Sally Spence

Andy Long

Trudie Colotto

Sally Spence

Andy Greasley   

      (Safeguarding)

Kay Greenhill (Associate)

Richard Allen

Andy Long

 

Brain Whittaker

 

Nick Ewing Gerrard (inc. PM policy review)

Andy Long

Sally Spence

 

    

 

 

Trudie Colotto

Sally Spence

Andy Greasley (Numeracy)

Kay Greenhill (Associate)

Andy Long (Handwriting & Social Media)

Vacancy       (SEN)

Yvette Goward (Early Years)

Sara Holden

Sharon Constable (RE & SMSC )

Richard Allen

 

 Chairperson –

 Nick Ewing-Gerrad

 

 

Chairperson –

Richard Allen

 

Chairperson –

Nick Ewing Gerrad

 

 

Chair person

Yvette Goward

Next meetings

Next meetings

Next meetings

Next meetings

All start at 6pm

 26th September 2017

28th November 2017 

30th January 2018

17th April 2018

12th June 2018

All start 4.30pm

5th June 2017

25th September 2017

26th February 2018

4th June 2018

 

 

All start 5.30pm

5th June 2017

25th September 2017

26th February 2018

4th June 2018

 


Type Name From To Committee Attendance Training
(>Jun 2014)
Pecunary interest
Staff Governor Mrs Trudie Colotto 2015   13 of 13   None 2017
Foundation Governor Rev Sharon Constable 2015   4 of 5   None 2017
Staff Governor Ms Sara Holden 2017 2021 9 of 12   None 2017
Parent Governor Mr Nick Ewing-Gerrard 2017 2021 19 of 21 2 None 2017
Co-opted Governor Vacancy 2015 2019 18 of 20 3 None 2017
Parent Governor Dr Yvette Goward 2017 2021 22 of 24 15 None 2017
Local Authority Governor Mr Andy Greasley 2014 2018 26 of 27 4 None 2017
Associate Governor Mrs Kay Greenhill 2014 2018 18 of 22 1 None 2017
Co-opted Governor Mrs Sally Spence 2014 2018 24 of 27 7 None 2017
Foundation Governor Mr Nik Watts 2017 2020 18 of 21 8 None 2017
Associate Governor Mr Richard Allen 2017 2021 7 of 9   None 2017
Co-opted Governor Mr Andy Long 2017 2021 1 of 1   None 2017
             
Clerk Ms Karen Pugh         N/A
Chair of Governors Mr Nik Watts 2017 2020     None 2017
Vice Chair of Governors Mrs Yvette Goward 2017 2020     None 2017
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