The Governing Board

The Governing Board

The Governing Board is the key strategic decision-making body of a school download dvd drive. It is their role to set the school’s strategic framework and to ensure all statutory duties are met.

The Governing Board has three core strategic functions:
Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
Overseeing the financial performance of the School and making sure its money is well spent

Greatstone Primary School is classified as a Foundation School and, therefore, the Governing Board is the Admissions Authority, the Employer of all Staff and the owner of the land and buildings in addition to the normal responsibilities of school governance free romans download ipad.

Governing Board meetings are convened six times a year. In order to carry out its duties more efficiently and to ensure the expertise of individual Governors is used in an effective manner, some functions of the Governing Board have been delegated to three sub-committees, Finance, Personnel, Buildings and Grounds, who meet regularly and report back to the full Governing Board. 

The Governing Board of Greatstone School and Nursery is comprised of 12 members:

  • 1 Partnership Governors – nominated by parents and appointed by the Governing Board
  • 4 Parent Governors – elected by parents
  •  Local Authority Governor – nominated by the Local Authority and appointed by the Governing Board
  • 1 Staff Governor – elected by the School Staff
  • The Headteacher – an ex-officio Governor
  • 4 Co-opted Governors – appointed by the Governing Board
  •  2 Associate Members

Associate members may vote on committees, if agreed by the Governing Board, but have no voting rights at full Governing Body Meetings e reader downloaden free.

The Committee is responsible for the oversight of all financial matters, setting the Annual and Three-Year Budget projections, which have to be ratified by the full Governing Board, and sits to consider any recommendations with a financial implication such as building projects, staff payroll amendments, school meal prices etc herunterladen.

The day to day administration of the School’s financial business is carried out by the Headteacher and the School Administrator. The Governing Board is most appreciative of the high degree of professionalism with which they carry out this difficult task herunterladen.

The Personnel Committee has been delegated responsibility for all matters relating to human resources, including the appointment, dismissal and redundancy of staff and for the School’s Pay and Rewards Policy gekaufte filmeen amazon. This Committee also has responsibility for Admissions, Appeals and Exclusions. Regular meetings are held during the year to consider a range of employment issues, including reviews of the various Human Resources Policies kostenlos word 2016 herunterladen.

Current Membership
Governor NameGovernor CategoryNominating GroupTerm of office start of termGovernor ResponsibilityBusiness Interest Declared Date
  Sam Adam  Associate  Governing Body  29.11.17
Caroline Allen Vice-ChairCo-optedGoverning Body21.12.20EYFS Safeguarding Staff Well Being19.09.20
Boualem Bouderba Co-ChairParentParent Group30.01.19Building & Grounds29.01.20
Thomas Jepps-FinnStaffStaff13.05.1923.11.20
Jaclyn KayAssociateGoverning Body23.11.2009.09.20
Michel LaRueLocal AuthorityLA/Governing Body09.02.20Building & Grounds Training & Development10.09.20
Sharon LewisHeadteacherEx-Offio01.09.2001.09.20
Wendy MayCo-optedGoverning Body09.09.20SEN19.11.20
Phil Morgan-JohnPartnershipParents/Governing Body05.05.17Chair of Finance28.09.20
Fiona RobertsAssociateGoverning Body23.11.2009.09.20
Rachel SharmanCo-optedGoverning Body08.05.17Buildings & Grounds Health & Safety09.09.20
Carole SimpsonCo-optedGoverning Body23.06.19EYFS SMSC18.11.20
Claire SouthenCo-optedGoverning Body09.09.20SEN07.10.20
Brian Sullivan Co-ChairPartnershipParents/Governing Body13.09.17Chair of Personnel Pupil Premium PE & Sport Premium04.09.20
Ursula WoodingClerk01.08.0121.09.20
Matthew HowgegoParentParent Group09.12.2009.12.20
Members Resigned since September 2015 
  • Katie Brabham – Parent Governor 01/2019 – 01/2020
  • Carly Oliver – Staff Governor 23/11/16 – 09/2019
  • Nicolas Brooks – Co-Opted Governor 09/02/2017 – 09/2019
  • Louise Harkins – Parent Governor 02/12/2014 – 01/12/2018
  • Clive Wire – Local Authority Governor 07/10/15 – 07/2019
  • Paul Black – Partnership Governor 14/10/2014 – 13/10/2018
  • Darren Sharp – Co-opted Governor  17/09/2013  – 16/09/2018
  • Nicola Stace – Co-opted Governor 21/02/18
  • Neil Powney – Co-opted Governor 12/11/2013 – 21/02/2017
  • Sarah Challis  – Parent Governor 09/02/16 – 5/16
  • Elaine Warne – Staff Governor
  • Liza Cayley – Parent Governor

The following Governors have Registered Business Interests in relation to the School:

Brian Sullivan – Physical Education Consultant, Swimming Teacher cad programme kostenlos downloaden deutsch.

Mr Tom Jepps-Finn – Staff governor 

Full Governing Board

  Full Governing BoardFull Governing BoardPersonnel CommitteeFinance CommitteeFull Governing BoardPersonnel CommitteeFull Governing Board
GovernorGovernor Type30 Sep 202019 Oct 202021 Oct 202017 Nov 202025 Nov 202004 Dec 202009 Dec 2020
Ms Sam AdamAssociate MemberNSY NY Y
Caroline AllenCo-opted governorYYY YYY
Mr Boualem BouderbaParent governorYY  Y Y
Mr Matthew HowegoParent governor      Y
Mr Thomas Jepps-FinnStaff governorYY  Y Y
Mrs Jaclyn KayAssociate MemberYY  Y Y
Mr Michel La RueLocal Authority GovernorYY YY Y
Sharon LewisHeadteacherYYYYYYY
Mrs Wendy MayCo-opted governorYY  Y Y
Mr Phil Morgan-JohnPartnership governorYN YY Y
Mrs Fiona RobertsAssociateYY  Y Y
Mrs Rachel SharmanCo-opted governorNN  Y Y
Mrs Carole SimpsonCo-opeted governorYYY YYN
Mrs Claire SouthenCo-opted governorYY  Y Y
Mr Brian SullivanPartnership governorYYYYYYY
Mrs Ursula WoodingClerk to governorsYNNYYYY
Past Meeting Attendance Summary

23.09.2020 Attended 14 No Apologies
09.09.2020 Attended 14 No Apologies
13.07.2020 Attended 12 No Apologies
21.05.2020 Attended 12 No Apologies
09.03.2020 Attended 10 Apologies 1
30.01.2020 Attended 10 Apologies 1
04.12.2019 Attended 11 Apologies 2
04.10.2019 Attended 9 Apologies 2
24.09.2019 Attended 10 Apologies 3
03.07.2019 Attended 11 Apologies 3
15.05.2019 Attended 11 Apologies 2
27.03.2019 Attended 13 Apologies 2
30.01.2019 Attended 12 Apologies 0
19.10.2018 Attended 8 Apologies 4
04.07.2018 Attended 14 Apologies 1
21.03.2018 Attended 15 Apologies 1
21.02.2018 Attended 16 Apologies 1
29.11.2017 Attended 15 Apologies 3
13.09.2017 Attended 14 Apologies 3
05.07.2017 Attended 15 Apologies 3
25.05.2017 Attended 13 Apologies 4
29.03.2017 Attended 13 Apologies 4
21.02.2017 Attended 13 Apologies 3
23.11.2016 Attended 11 Apologies 3
03.11.2016 Attended 11 Apologies 2
14.09.2016 Attended 13 Apologies 0