Governing Body Structure

The Governing body at Minworth is made up of the following people in addition to the head teacher:

 

 

 

Brent Aston – Chair of Governors and chair of finance committee

Elected - 17/05/2015     Re-Election 16/05/2019

 

 

 

 

Matt Sadler - Head teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

Susan Smith - Vice chair of Governors and chair of the pay, performance and appraisal committee

Elected - 4/10/2016     Re-Election 3/10/2020

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Clayton – Co-opted Governor, vice-chair of finance committee and standards link Governor

Elected - 03/05/2015      Re-Election 02/05/2019

 

 

 Coming soon

 

 

Heather Woolley  – Parent Governor and SENDCo link Governor

Elected - 4/10/2016     Re-Election 3/10/2020

 

  

 

 

 

Louise Dawber - Co-opted Governor and safeguarding Governor

Elected - 4/10/2016     Re-Election 3/10/2020

 

 

 Coming soon

 

 

Mrs Kelly Armstrong – Teacher Governor and pupil premium link Governor

Elected - 27/04/2015      Re-Election 26/04/2019

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Becky Dewsbery – School Business Manager, Staff Governor and training link Governor

Elected - 07/07/2015      Re-Election 06/07/2019

 

 

 

 

 

Lyndsey Hudson  – Parent and associate Governor and curriculum link Governor

Elected - 

 

 

 

 

Mel Cole – Parent and associate Governor

Elected - 

 

 

 Coming soon

 

 

Delene Rutter  – Parent and associate Governor

Elected -  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerk to the Governing body - Mrs Liz Pickering. 

 

 

  

 

The core functions of the Governing body are as follows:

 

  1. To provide a strategic overview by the setting aims and objectives for our school and by adopting policies and setting targets for achieving those aims and objectives.
  2. To monitor and evaluate our school's progress towards achieving its aims and to act as a 'critical friend' to the headteacher and Senior Leadership Team (SLT) by supporting and challenging them in managing the school.
  3. To ensure accountability to the pupils, the parents, the local community, the local authority and the staff with the aim of raising standards and improving the outcomes for the pupils at the school.

The Governing body is divided into the following committees:

  • Finance committee - Brent Aston, Paul Clayton, Becky Dewsbery and Matt Sadler
  • Pay, performance and grievance committee - Susan Smith, Brent Aston, Lyndsey Hudson, Matt Sadler and Becky Dewsbery.
  • Appeals committee - As and when needed. Delene Rutter and two other Governors subject to availability.
  • Attainment and standards committee - Paul Clayton, Lyndsey Hudson, Brent Aston and Matt Sadler.

 

Governors meet a minimum of six times throughout the course of the academic year.

 

Governors at Minworth are expected to adhere to a strict code of conduct that can be found via the following link:

Governor code of conduct

 

 

 

Pecuniary Interest

No members of the current Minworth Junior and Infant School Governing Body hold a pecuniary interest.

 

Governor attendance at meetings:

 

2015-16