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Notices

 

Governing Body

Executive Head Teacher – Mr J Cooper

Clerk to the Governors – Mrs H Osman

Parent Governors –  Mrs K Rauf, Mrs S Ghani

Local Authority Governor -Ms S Duffy (Chair)

Community Governors – Mrs J Payne (Vice chair), Mr G Walker,  Mr S Ahmed, Mrs H Weatherhead

Staff Governors – Mrs R Spencer

Associate Members – Mr M Hitchen, Mrs F Newsome

The Governing Body consists of parents, teachers, members of the local community and people appointed by the Local Authority. Governors are appointed to act together to:

  • help to establish the aims and policies of the school
  • interview and select staff
  • advise on spending of the school’s budget
  • ensure the National Curriculum is being delivered
  • provide outside advice and support and a link between the local community

Advice, support and training are provided by the School Governors Service to help Governors fulfil their legal requirements. The school employs a Governors’ Clerk to deal with agendas, minutes and correspondence but Governors themselves do not receive any payment for carrying out their duties.

Parents Governors are elected by parents of children in the school and serve on the Governing Body for 4 years, as do all Governors. They can bring views of parents to the Governing Body although they speak and act as individuals.

The Governing Body usually meets twice a term. Dates and minutes of meetings are available from the office. The Governors are responsible for the publication of the Prospectus. Mr Cooper and the staff encourage parental involvement in the life of the school: becoming a Parent Governor or attending a Governors’ meeting is another element of “Parents in Partnership”.

If you would like more information on any aspect of School Governors please contact Mr Cooper or myself.

Yours sincerely

Ms S Duffy

Chair of Governors

Please click on the link below to see pen portraits of our Governors:

Governors Pen Portraits

Register of Interests of Current Governors serving, and those who have served at any point in the last 12 months, on the Board of Governors at 26th April 2016.

Full NameType of Governor

(including Associate Members)

Appointed by
Date of Appointment / Term of OfficeEnd Date (if applicable)Committee membership voting rights of Associate Members

and

any special roles of chairing responsibilities
Other educational institutions at which a governorBusiness Interests and Date notificationsAny material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)Meetings attendance over previous academic year out of a total number of applicable meetings
John CooperExecutive Headteacher01.01.16n/aResources Committee (RC)

School Improvement (SI)

Safeguarding (SG)
Steeton Primary SchoolNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 3/3

SI 4/4

RC 5/5
Sue DuffyCo-opted17.03.15

4 years
16.03.19Chair

RC – Vice Chair

SG - Chair
NoneNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 3/3

SI 4/4

RC 4/5
Mark HitchenAssociate Member16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18SINoneNoneNoneFGB 1/3

SI 2/4
Shakil AhmedCo-opted28.11.1627.11.20RCNoneNoneNoneFGB 1/3

RC 0/5
Jacky PayneCo-opted05.07.16

4 years
04.07.20Vice Chair

SI - Chair

SG
NoneNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 2/3

SI 4/4
Graham WalkerCo-opted05.07.16

4 years
04.07.20RC - Chair

SG
NoneNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 3/3

RC 4/5
Kauser Nawaz RaufParent22.09.15

4 years
21.09.19RC

SG
NoneVolunteer at National Zatat Foundation

22.10.15
NoneFGB 3/3

SG 1/3

RC 4/5
Shaheena GhaniParentSGNoneNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 0/3
Heather WeatherheadCo-opted07.12.17

4 years
06.12.21SI

SG
NoneNoneNoneFGB 3/3

SG 0/3
Rebecca SpencerStaff07.12.17

4 years
06.12.21RCNoneNoneNoneFGB 1/3

Just Joined
Fiona NewsomeAssociate Member15.07.17

4 years
14.07.21SGNoneNoneNoneFGB 2/3

SG 0/3

SI 1/4

RC 3/5

Maternity Leave

Governors that have now left:

Full NameType of Governor

(including Associate Members)

Appointed by
Date of Appointment / Term of OfficeEnd date (if applicable)Committee membership voting rights of Associate Members

and

any special roles or chairing responsibilities
Other educational institutes at which a governorBusiness Interests and Date notificationsAny material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)Meetings attendance over previous academic year out of a total number of applicable meetings
Alan BrownCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNoneNoneNone
Eric ChapmanCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNoneNoneWife is a Nursery Nurse in school
Linda WalkerStaff08.05.13

4 years
07.05.17ResignedNoneNoneNone
Alina KhanParent21.10.14

4 years
27.03.15ResignedNoneNoneNone
Michael McCabeCo-opted16.09.14

4 years
15.09.18ResignedNoneNoneNone
Noreen ShahParent27.03.15

4 years
16.03.19ResignedNoneNoneNone