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The Governing Body             

  

The Governing Body comprises Foundation Governors (appointed by St Mary’s Church and Blackburn Diocese), Staff Governors and Parent Governors. The Governing Body meets at least once a term.

 

The Governing Body is part of the Leadership and Management of the school and plays a crucial role in ensuring our policies and practices are in line with legislation and guidance. The Governing Body 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 Governing Body – or would like to join the Governing Body please contact Ruth White (chair) our school bursar has contact details.

 

 

 

The Governing Body

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

Foundation Governor

01/09/14

20/10/17

Rev John Hallows (Vice Chair)

Foundation Governor

Ex-officio  
Pauline Nightingale (Head)

Staff Governor

Ex-officio  
Emily Stelfox Staff Governor 18/11/13

17/11/17

Janet Thornton

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

Kathleen Wilkinson

Foundation Governor 15/10/13 24/10/17

Maureen Paling

Foundation Governor 21/10/13 27/07/16 (resigned)

Helen Whittaker

Parent Governor 15/11/14 14/11/18

Howard Culshaw

Parent Governor 31/01/16 30/01/20
Zoë Rothwell

Parent Governor

27/11/12 26/11/16
Susan Procter Local Education Authority 01/07/13 30/06/17
Lesley Muffitt Foundation Governor 25/11/14

24/11/18

 

 

 

Membership of Committees and areas of responsibility

9th November 2015

Complaints/Appeals Committee Pay Committee Performance Management

Susan Procter 

Rev John Hallow

Howard Culshaw

Ruth White

Kathleen Wilkinson

Ruth White

Kathleen Wilkinson

Curriculum Committee Resources Committe Pupil Admissions

Pauline Nightingale

Emily Stelfox

Helen Whittaker

Ruth White

Zoë Rothwell

Howard Culshaw

Pauline Nightingale

Kathleen Wilkinson

Janet Thornton

Lesley Muffitt

Rev John Hallows

Maureen Paling

Pauline Nightingale

Susan Procter

Howard Culshaw

 

 

 

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 - Janet Thornton
Child Protection - Rev John Hallows School Council - Pauline Nightingale (Head)

LASGB - Susan Procter

Health and Safety - Zoë Rothwell
Gifted/talented - Susan Procter

RE - Rev John Hallows

Link - Susan Procter

Design Technology - Lesley Muffitt

Mathematics - Helen Whittaker

English - Zoë Rothwell

SEN - Rev John Hallows

 

 

 

 

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)              

Emily Stelfox                                 

Janet Thornton                              

Kathleen Wilkinson,                                               

Helen Whittaker                              

Howard Culshaw                                                               

Susan Procter                               

Lesley Muffitt               

 

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

Maureen Paling

Witches Galore

Gift Shop

Owner

21/10/13

 

Zoe Rothwell

Amore

Clothes retail

Owner

27/11/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governors at other educational establishments

Governor

Other establishment

Rev John Hallows

Barrowford St Thomas C.E. Primary School

 

Relationship with a member of staff

Governor

Role in School

Staff

Relationship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor Attendance 2015/2016

 

Autumn term

Full Governing Body            26/11/2015

 

Curriculum Committee

5/10/2015

 

Resources Committee

12/10/2015

 

Ruth White (Chair)                           

Rev John Hallows (Vice Chair).            

Pauline Nightingale                

Emily Stelfox                         

Janet Thornton                       

Kathleen Wilkinson,               

Maureen Paling

Lesley Muffitt                         

Helen Whittaker                     

Howard Culshaw                   

Zoë Rothwell                          

Susan Procter            

 

Ruth White (Chair)

Zoë Rothwell (Vice Chair)

 

Pauline Nightingale

Helen Whittaker

Kathleen Wilkinson

 

Rev John Hallows (Chair)

Lesley Muffitt (Vice Chair)

 

Pauline Nightingale

Maureen Paling

 

J Duffy – Clerk

 

J Carr - Clerk

 

J Carr - Clerk

 

 

Spring Term

Full Governing Body

31/03/2016

Curriculum Committee

01/02/16

 

Resources Committee

29/02/2016

Ruth White (Chair)                           

Rev John Hallows (Vice Chair).            

Pauline Nightingale    

Emily Stelfox             

Janet Thornton           

Kathleen Wilkinson    

Maureen Paling

Lesley Muffitt             

Helen Whittaker         

Howard Culshaw       

Zoë Rothwell              

Susan Procter

Ruth White (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Zoë Rothwell

Helen Whittaker

Howard Culshaw

Emily Stelfox

Rev John Hallows (Chair)

Lesley Muffitt (Vice Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Janet Thornton

 

 

 

 

J Duffy – Clerk

 

J Carr - Clerk

 

J Carr - Clerk

 

 

Summer Term

Full Governing Body

07/07/16

Curriculum Committee

16/05/16

 

Resources Committee

06/06/2016

 

Ruth White (Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

Zoë Rothwell

Helen Whittaker

 

Rev John Hallows (Chair) Apologies given

 

Lesley Muffitt (Vice Chair)

Pauline Nightingale

 

Janet Thornton

 

A Greenhalgh Clerk

 

A.Greenhalgh Clerk