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Governor Information 2017/18

School Governors

The Governing Body of Lander Road Primary School plays a crucial role in the life and work of our school. It is made up of 11 volunteers from the local and wider community, plus the Headteacher and a member of staff. The role of the Governing Body is defined in its constitution.

Governors undertake their roles and responsibilities through committees. There are five committees. They are:

  • Full Governing Body which meets normally 5 times a year
  • Standards and Quality
  • Finance and Environment
  • Inclusion and Safeguarding
  • Pay and Performance

In addition, we have an Equality & Diversity Working Group which has developed an Equality and Diversity policy to explain our attitude to Equal Opportunities, identified our key priorities for further development by asking parents, staff and governors for their views and then used the consultation to develop an Action Plan. If you would like to know more, information can be found on the Equality and Diversity page of the website (Key Information, scroll down to Equality and Diversity).

We have ‘lead governors’ who undertake specific monitoring roles in such areas as ‘Safeguarding’, ‘Pupil Premium’, ‘Sport and PE’, Special Educational Needs and Disability’

Governors also undertake ‘learning walks’ in which a group of governors will undertake a visit to school with a specific focus eg how the school assess pupils progress.

The main work of the governing body is outlined below:

  • Setting and reviewing the schools aims and policies
  • Taking the lead on the Head teacher performance management and monitoring of staff appraisal
  • Monitoring the well-being of pupils
  • Continuing to improve the standards of teaching and pupil achievement
  • Setting the school’s budget and monitoring expenditure
  • Interview and appointing teachers and support staff
  • Acting as a link between the local community and the school
  • Dealing with complaints about the school
  • Drawing up an action plan after inspection and monitoring the success of the plan

This doesn’t mean that we manage the school. Professionals are employed to do this. Governors provide support and challenge and hold the school to account. As Governors this means that we also have the responsibility to act in a certain way and this is outlined in our Code of Conduct.

You can find out what we have been doing by looking at our updates page along with further information on governing teams, roles, biographies info and links.

 

Lander Road Junior School Governing Body 2017/18

Headteacher: Mr Jeff Taylor

Chair: Mr Paul Davies

Vice-Chair: Ms Jean Sloan

Clerk to the Governors: Mr S Travis

Name

Category

Date Appointed

Appointed by

Term of
Office

Roles and Committees

Additional Governor Roles 

Mr Jeff Taylor

Headteacher

01/09/2015

Governing Body

N/A

Headteacher, Inclusion & Safeguarding, Standards & Quality, Pay & Performance and Finance & Environment

None

Mr Ross Clark

Co-opted

07/12/ 2017

Governing Body

4 Years

Inclusion & Safeguarding

None

Mr Lee Crispin

Parent

17/03/2016

Parent Election

4 Years

Finance & Environment, Standards & Quality, Equality & Diversity Working Group

None

Mr Paul Davies

Co-opted

22/09/2016

Governing Body

4 Years

Chair of Governors, Standards & Quality (Chair), Staff Hearing & Grievances (Chair), Pay & Performance (Chair), Lead Gov for Governor CPD & Support

National Leader of Governance

 

Chair of Governors at King's Oak Primary School, Bedford

Mrs Yvonne Dineley

Associate Member

01/09/2015

Governing Body

4 Years

Attends all committees as a non voting observer plus Equality & Diversity Working Group (Facilitator)

None

Mr Stephen Foord

Co-opted

22/09/2016

Governing Body

4 Years

Finance & Environment (Chair), Pay & Performance, Lead Gov for Health & Safety, Parental Hearings Group

None

Mr Andrew Goulbourne

Staff

01/09/2015

Staff Election

4 Years

Standards & Quality, Lead Gov for Website

None

Mr Mark Roberts

Parent

17/03/2016

Parent Election

4 Years

Inclusion & Safeguarding, Standards & Quality, Lead Gov for Safeguarding

None

Mr Micheal Sheerin

Associate Member

28/09/2017

Governing Body

4 Years

Attends all committees as a non voting observer

None

Ms Jean Sloan

Co-opted

28/09/2017

Governing Body

4 Years

Inclusion & Safeguarding (Chair), Pay & Performance (Vice Chair), Standards & Quality, Staff Grievances & Hearings Group, Emergency Management, Parental Hearings Group, Lead Gov for Safeguarding, Lead Gov for Pupil Premium, Equality & Diversity Working Group

Governor at Broad Square Primary School, Liverpool and Emmaus Church of England and Catholic Primary School, Liverpool. 

Ms Andrea Mallaburn

Co-opted

07/12/2017

Governing Body

4 Years

Inclusion & Safeguarding, Standards & Quality

None

Mrs Diane Thomas

Parent

31/12/2017

Parent Election

4 Years

Finance & Environment (Vice Chair), Inclusion & Safeguarding, Parental Hearings Group, Equality & Diversity Group, Lead Gov for P.E. & Sport

None

Mrs Margaret Wheeler

Co-opted

22/09/2016

Governing Body

4 Years

Staff Grievances & Hearings Group, HT Performance & Pay Appeals Group

None

Miss Sara Williams

Local Authority

31/07/2015

Local Authority

4 Years

Standards & Quality

None

 

Former Governors 2016/17

Name

Category

Date Appointed

Appointed by

Term of
Office

Stood Down

Rev Luke Smith Co-opted 01/01/2014 Governing Body 4 Years 31/12/2017

Mrs S Allibone

Co-opted

03/12/2015

Governing Body

4 Years

7/10/2017

Mrs E Foreman

Associate

01/09/2015

Governing Body

4 Years

13/07/2017

Mrs L Broad

Parent

0101/2014

Parent Election

2 Years

27/03/2016

 

 

 

Committees 2017/18

Inclusion & Safeguarding

Finance & Environment

Standards & Quality

Pay & Performance

Chair
Ms Jean Sloan

Chair
Mr Stephen Foord

Chair
Mr Paul Davies

Chair
Mr Paul Davies

Mr Ross Clark

Mrs Diane Thomas

Mr Michael Sheerin*

Ms Jean Sloan

Mr Mark Roberts

Mr Lee Crispin

Mr Mark Roberts

Mr Stephen Foord

Mr Jeff Taylor

Mr Jeff Taylor

Ms Jean Sloan

Mrs Yvonne Dineley*

Mrs Diane Thomas

Mrs Yvonne Dineley*

Mr Jeff Taylor

Mr Jeff Taylor

Mrs Yvonne Dineley*

Mr Michael Sheerin*

Miss Sara Williams

Mr Michael Sheerin*

Mr Michael Sheerin*

 

Mr Andrew Goulbourne

 

Ms Andrea Mallaburn

 

Mrs Yvonne Dineley*

 

 

 

Mr Lee Crispin

 

 

 

Ms Andrea Mallaburn

 

 

 

 

 

* In attendance

 

Register of Interests

Name of Governor

Declared Interest

Mr Jeff Taylor

No business or financial interest declared

Mr Ross Clark

No business or financial interest declared

Mr Paul Davies

External Adviser to The Oaks Teaching School

External Advisor to Mersey Boroughs ITT Partnership

Mrs Sylvia Allibone

No business or financial interest declared

Mr Lee Crispin

No business or financial interest declared

Mrs Yvonne Dineley

No business or financial interest declared

Mr Stephen Foord

Director of Edutec Solutions Ltd

Mr Andrew Goulbourne

No business or financial interest declared

Ms Andrea Mallaburn No business or financial interest declared

Mr Mark Roberts

No business or financial interest declared

Mrs Jean Sloan

No business or financial interest declared

Mr Luke Smith

No business or financial interest declared

Mrs Diane Thomas

No business or financial interest declared

Mrs Margaret Wheeler

No business or financial interest declared

Miss Sara Williams

No business or financial interest declared

 

Please note: Any declaration of personal interests between governors and staff of Lander Road Primary School are made to the Chair of Governors and Headteacher.

Record of Attendance 2016/17

Name

Scheduled
Meetings

Meetings Attended

Apologies
Accepted

Absent

Mrs Sylvia Allibone

15

3

12

0

Mr Ross Clark*

9

1

5

3

Mr Lee Crispin

9

3

4

2

Mr Paul Davies

15

15

0

0

Mrs Yvonne Dineley

18

17

1

0

Mr Stephen Foord

14

13

1

0

Mrs Elizabeth Foreman

18

15

3

0

Mr Andrew Goulbourne

11

11

0

0

Ms Jean Sloan

19

18

1

0

Rev Luke Smith

7

4

2

1

Mr Jeff Taylor

20

20

0

0

Mrs Diane Thomas*

9

2

7

0

Mrs Margaret Wheeler

9

5

4

0

Miss Sara Williams

9

7

2

0

* Mr Clark & Mrs Thomas each had extended leave of absence approved by Governors during 2016/17

 

 
ATTENDANCE
Whole School 95.4%
  • 1NT 96.3%
  • 2MS 94.9%
  • 3JTR 94.2%
  • 4MH 96.9%
  • 5EF/SB 94.8%
  • 6AG 95.1%
HOUSE POINTS
  • Delamere 909
  • Mersey 882
  • Sherwood 921
  • Great North 744
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