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The Local Governing Committee          

 

The Local Governing Committee (LGC) comprises Foundation Governors (appointed by St Mary’s Church, Blackburn Diocese and Cidari Multi Academy Trust), Staff Governors and Parent Governors. The LGC meets at least once a term.

The LGC is part of the Leadership and Management of the school and plays a crucial role in ensuring the policies and practices are in line with legislation and guidance. The LGC has a supporting and challenging role to ensure our school is the best it can be within the available resources.

If you want to learn more about the work of the Local Governing Committee – or would like to join the LGC please contact Ruth White (chair), our school bursar has contact details.

 

 

The Local Governing Committee

Name of Governor Appointing Body Appointment Date Term of Office Ends
Ruth White (Chair)

Foundation Governor

01/09/14

31/8/18

Rev Julie Smith

Foundation Governor

Ex-officio  
Pauline Nightingale (Head)

Staff Governor

Ex-officio  

Mark Whittaker

Emily Stelfox

Staff Governor

20/10/17

18/11/13

19/10/17

17/11/17

Janet Thornton

Foundation Governor 01/11/14 31/10/18

Kathleen Wilkinson

Foundation Governor 15/10/13 24/10/21

Lesley Muffitt

Foundation Governor 25/11/14 24/11/18

Maree Showler-Smith

(Vice Chair)

Parent Governor 20/02/17 19/02/21

Jay Gardner

Parent Governor 20/02/17 19/02/21
Howard Culshaw

Foundation Governor

31/01/16 30/01/20
Sue Mayor Foundation Governor 01/12/17

30/11/21

Susan Procter Foundation Governor 01/07/13

30/06/17 resigned

Zoe Rothwell  LEA Governor 13/12/16

30/06/17 resigned

 

 

 

Membership of Committees and areas of responsibility

 

Complaint Review Committee Pay Committee Performance Management

 

 

Howard Culshaw

Plus any two untainted governors

Janet Thornton

Lesley Muffitt

Jay Gardner

 

Ruth White (Chair)

Kathleen Wilkinson

Maree Smith

Peter Ashworth (Cidari CEO)

Curriculum Committee Resources Committe Pupil Admissions

Pauline Nightingale

Maree Showler-Smith (chair)

Ruth White

Howard Culshaw

Mark Whittaker

Julie Smith

Janet Thornton

 

Pauline Nightingale

Kathleen Wilkinson (Chair)

Janet Thornton

Lesley Muffitt

Jay Gardner

 

 

Pauline Nightingale

Howard Culshaw

Leslie Muffitt

Standards and Effectiveness Committee    

Pauline Nightingale

Ruth White (Chair)

Janet Thornton

Lesley Muffitt

Kathleen Wilkinson

   

 

 

 

Pupil Discipline/Staff Discipline and Dismissal/Staffing review and Dismissal/Grievance/Pay Appeals

Any three untainted Governors.

 

 

 

Nominated Governors

Early Years Foundation Stage -  Ruth White Humanities - Howard Culshaw
Child Protection -  RuthWhite School Council - Pauline Nightingale (Head)

SEN - Janet Thornton

Health and Safety - Jay Gardner
Gifted/talented - Sue Mayor

RE - Rev Julie Smith

Link - Ruth White

Design Technology/Art- Jay Gardner

Mathematics - Maree Showler Smith

English - Janet Thornton

Music - Janet thornton

Science- Jay Gardner

 

 

 

Register of Interests

The Register of Interests includes business interests, having a role as a Governor at another educational establishment and relationship to another member of staff.

October 2016

No interests Declared

Ruth White (Chair)                       

Pauline Nightingale(Head)                                      

Janet Thornton                           

Kathleen Wilkinson                                                                        

Howard Culshaw                                                                                          

Lesley Muffitt

Jay Gardner

Maree Shower-Smith          

 

Business Interests 

Governor

Name of Business/Businesses

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest (e.g. Director/Sole owner of spouse of director/oowner or friend/relative or other

Date of appointment/

acquisition

Date of cessation of interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governors at other educational establishments

Governor

Other establishment

Rev Julie Smith

Barrowford St Thomas C.E. Primary School

 

Relationship with a member of staff

Governor

Role in School

Staff

Relationship

Mark Whittaker

 

Teacher

Married to Helen Whittaker

Helen Whittaker

  Teacher Married to Mark Whittaker

 

 

Governor Attendance 2017/18

 

Autumn term

Local Governing Committee

     20/11/2017

 

Curriculum Committee

2/10/2017

 

Resources Committee

 

Ruth White (Chair)                                

Pauline Nightingale

Rev Julie Smith            

Mark Whittaker                     

Janet Thornton                                

Maree Showler-Smith

Lesley Muffitt                                         

Howard Culshaw 

Jay Gardner 

Kathleen Wilkinson  (Observer pending reappointment)

Peter Ashworth (Cidari CEO)

Sue Mayor (Observer)

    

                       

       

 

Ruth White (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Howard Culshaw

 

In attendance

 Peter Ashworth (Cidari CEO)

Matt McIver (Head of Operations, Cidar)

Mark Whittaker

 

A Greenhalgh - Clerk

 

 

A Greenhalgh - Clerk

A Greenhalgh - Clerk

 

Spring Term

Local Governing Committee

22/03/2018

 

Curriculum Committee

05/02/18

 

Resources Committee

5/03/2018

Ruth White (Chair)                                

Pauline Nightingale

Rev Julie Smith            

Mark Whittaker                     

Janet Thornton                                

Maree Showler-Smith

Lesley Muffitt                                 

Jay Gardner 

Kathleen Wilkinson  

Sue Mayor 

Maree Showler-Smith (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Rev Julie Smith

Ruth White

Howard Culshaw (Vice Chair)

Helen Whittaker (Observer)

 

Kathleen Wilkinson (Chair)

Lesley Muffitt (Vice Chair)

Pauline Nightingale(Head teacher)

Jay Gardner

Sue Mayor

 

 

 

 

A Greenhalgh - Clerk

 A Greenhalgh - Clerk

A Greenhalgh - Clerk

 

 

Summer Term

Local Governing Committee 26/06/17

Curriculum Committee

05/05/17

 

 

Resources Committee

14/05/18

 Ruth White (Chair) 

Kathleen Wilkinson (Vice Chair)                              

Pauline Nightingale                                 

Janet Thornton                                

Maree Showler-Smith

Lesley Muffitt                                         

Howard Culshaw 

Zoe Rothwell

Emily Stelfox

Susan Proctor

Jay Gardner 

 Ruth White (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Maree Showler-Smith

Howard Culshaw

Kathleen Wilkinson (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Jay Gardner

Sue Mayor

 A Greenhalgh - Clerk

 A Greenhalgh - Clerk

A Greenhalgh - Clerk