The Governing Body is made up of parents, representatives of the local community and representatives from the Local Authority. It also includes the Headteacher and a representative from teaching and non-teaching staff.
The full governing body meet once a term (6 times a year). The governors are also organised into sub-committees. At Walton Holymoorside the sub-committees are Resources (inc.Finance and personnel) Safeguarding (inc. Health and safety) and Standards (inc curriculum and assessment) these committees meet 3 times a year.
From 2015 the Governing body was required, by law, to reconstitute and the new governing body is set out below.
The Governing Body act as critical friends to the Headteacher and the school, their role includes:
• helping to set the strategy for school improvement
• monitoring the effectiveness of the curriculum and assessment outcomes
• monitoring and helping to set standards of behaviour
• interviewing and recruiting staff
• monitoring the school budget in line with school development
• ensuring the school meets all statutory safeguarding duties
The day to day leadership and management of the school is delegated to the Headteacher.
|Name||Governor Type||Start Date||End Date||Other Governing Bodies|
|Mrs Jane Palmer-Coole||Head Teacher||01-Sep-13|
|Mrs Elizabeth Morris||Deputy – Co-opted||21-Sep-16||20-Sep-20|
|Miss Jennifer Fairweather||Staff Governor||24-Sep-14||23-Sep-18|
|Mrs Audrey Broderick||Authority||27-Mar-14||26-Mar-18||Brookfield Community School|
|Mrs Alison Finch, Vice Chair||Co-opted||01-Sep-15||31-Aug-19|
|Mrs Helen Frith, Chair||Co-opted||01-Sep-15||31-Aug-19|
|Mrs Kate Staniforth||Parent||30-Sep-16||29-Sep-20|
|Mr Jonathan Barber||Parent||24-Mar-14||23-Mar-18|
|Mr Stephen Ball||Parent||15-Mar-16||14-Mar-20|
|Mr Glynn Carter||Co-opted||21-Sep-16||20-Sep-20|
|Mrs Melanie Vaughan||Co-opted||01-Sep-15||Resigned 23-Mar-16|
|Mr Simon Nieder||Co-opted||01-Sep-15||Resigned 14-Apr-16|
|Mr Glynn Carter||Parent||19-Dec-12||Resigned 22-Jul-16||Langwith Bassett|
There are no business interests registered by the Governors.
COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP 2016/17
Incorporating Safeguarding, premises health and safety
Alison Finch (Chair)
Personnel and Admissions
Incorporating curriculum, targets and SEND
Glynn Carter (Clerk)
Audrey Broderick (Chair)
|Pay and Performance (Headteacher)||Alison Finch
|Pay and Performance (Staff)||Helen Frith
|Standing Statutory /Complaints Committee||Stephen Ball
|Appeals Committee||Audrey Broderick
|Clerk to Governors||Sally Shaw|
|SEN Governor/Looked after children||Audrey Broderick|
|Safeguarding Governor/Anti-bullying||Alison Finch|
|PE and Arts||Kate Staniforth|