Governors

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.

Governing Body Composition: All governors with the exception of the Ex-Officio and headteacher are appointed for a 4 year term

Type of Governor  Number
Foundation 7
Headteacher 1
Staff 1
Parent 2
Local Authority 1
Associate 1

 

 Names of Governors 

Type of Governor Date of Appointment Appointing Body

Mrs Judith Jones

Headteacher

 01.09.04

  N/A

Mr Malcolm Taylor

Foundation

 13.9.20

     Elected by Parish Council

Mr Ian Johnson

Foundation

20.3.17

     Elected by Parish Council

Mr Malcolm Bold

Foundation

13.9.20

     Elected by Parish Council

Mrs Sarah Riley

Foundation

 10.7.17

     Elected by Parish Council

Dr Emma Khan

Foundation

5.11.20

     Elected by Parish Council

Rev Jeremy Thomas

Foundation

 13.04.10

     Ex Officio

Mrs Claire Roby

Foundation

10.7.17

     Elected by Parish Council

Mr Stuart Wade

Staff

1.10.18

       Elected by staff

Mrs Carol Whiting

 LA 

12.7.17

 Nominated by council & appointed by Gov Body
Mrs Kerry James Parent 18.10.17    Elected by Parents
Mr Michael Cornall Parent 7.7.20     Elected by Parents
Mrs K Crawley Associate (voting rights on sub-comms) Term of office finished 16.9.18 Governing Body

 

Specific Responsibilities:

SEND Governor Carol Whiting
Data & Standards Carol Whiting
Vulnerable Children Kerry James
Link Carol Whiting
Health and Safety Stuart Wade
Admission Forum Malcolm Taylor
Governor Forum Rep Michael Cornall
School Council/Ethos Malcolm Taylor
RE Claire Roby
Pupil Premium Carol Whiting

Committee StructureTerms of reference for committees are available on request for school

Finance Learning and Wellbeing Pay Committee
To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding finance, personnel and health and safety. To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding standards in school and the curriculum To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers
MEMBERS MEMBERS MEMBERS
Jeremy Thomas Judith Jones (Vice Chair) Malcolm Taylor
Malcolm Taylor (Chair) Stuart Wade Jeremy Thomas
Judith Jones (Vice Chair) Vacancy Malcolm Bold
Kerry James Malcolm Bold  
Ian Johnson Carol Whiting (Chair)  
Sarah Riley Claire Roby  
     

Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Disciplinary
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

Register of Interests

Name Pecunary/Personal Interest
Rev J Thomas St Thomas PCC, Makerfield Community Trust, Linen & Woolen Stock Charity
Mr M Taylor None
Mr S Wade None
Mr M Bold None
Mrs C Whiting Director of Newton Westpark Nursery 
Mrs J Jones None
Mrs S Riley Treasurer of St Thomas's PCC
Mrs C Roby None
Mr I Johnson None
Mr M Cornall Hope Church. Association of chartered certified accountants
Mrs K James None
Dr E Khan None

Attendance Record

 Name of Governor Dates of Finance Committee Meetings
  6.2.20 6.2.20 9.5.19 9.5.19 14.11.19 14.11.19
   Yes No Yes No Yes No
 Rev J Thomas   x x     x
 Mr M Taylor x     x x  
Mrs K James   x x   x  
 Mrs S Riley x   x   x  
 Mrs K Crawley x   x    x   
 Mrs J Jones x   x   x  
 Mr I Johnson x   x   x  
 
Name of Governor        Dates of Learning and Wellbeing Committee Meetings
  6.2.20 6.2.20 9.5.19 9.5.19  7.2.18 7.2.18 
   Yes No Yes No  Yes No
Mr P Hayton x   x   x  
Mr M Bold  x    x   x  
Mrs S Hopkins x     x   x
Mrs C Whiting x     x x  
Mrs J Jones  x    x   x  
Mr S Wade  x    x   x  
Mrs C Roby  x     x x  
Mrs K Crawley x   x   x  

 

Name of Governor          Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended 
   26.11.20  26.11.20    19.5.20 19.5.20 9.6.20  9.6.20 1.10.20 1.10.20
   Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
Rev J Thomas    x x   x   x  
Mr M Taylor x   x    x   x  
Mrs J Jones x   x    x   x  
Mr S Wade x   x   x   x  
Mrs S Riley  x    x   x   x  
Mrs C Roby    x x   x   x  
Mrs C Whiting x    x   x   x  
Mr P Hayton  n/a     x   x   n/a  
Mr M Bold x    x     x  
Mr I Johnson x   x   x   x  
Mrs S Hopkins x   n/a   n/a   n/a  
Mrs K James x   x   x   x  
Mr M Cornall x   n/a   n/a   x  
Dr E Khan x   n/a   n/a   n/a