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YORKSWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNORS LIST AND COMMITTEES

Yorkswood Governors

Remit:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding school leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school, and making sure its funding is well spent.

 

Yorkswood Governing Board Structure

 

Full Governing Board correct at October 2019

Carol Cable (Chair)

Liz Watson (Vice Chair)

Governors: Sarah Cockbill, Alvin Follows, David Dunkley, Di Nicholls, Jo Sierzega, Jenny Rawlings, Jean Johnson, Amanda Parry, Rebecca Bartram

Staff Governors Andy Tunstall (Head), Eamonn Kelly

One parent governor vacancy due to recent resignation.

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes Chair  Dave Dunkley

The committee is responsible for agreeing the school's annual budget, for monitoring forward financial planning, and for the site and buildings, including health and safety matters, and staffing. It is there to ensure that all of the school's money is spent wisely and effectively, in the best interests of our pupils.
 

Strategic Governor Group & Pay Review Committee      Chair   Liz Watson

To provide challenge and support for the Head and to assist in setting school development priorities and monitoring SDP progress. To ensure accountability for all aspects of the school's work. To oversee the pay review process and monitor performance management.

 

Pupil Premium Group Governors  Jenny Rawlings. Di Nicholas

To over see the PP spend and ensure funds are being spent in ways that meet identified needs.

                                      

Inclusion and Safeguarding Chair  Jean Johnson                           

To monitor issues of inclusion and safeguarding, and to look at attendance and punctuality, to ensure we are meeting all statutory requirements and that we are supporting children and parents.

 

Community Provision &Parent Council Governors  Amanda Parry, Jenny Rawlings

 

Governor Details

Anita Durrant

  • Date of appointment: May 2017
  • Term of office 2017-2021
  • Date of stepping down: September 2019
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed – Parent Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • Did not attend any FGB meetings during the past year
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Julie Cobley

  • Date of appointment: September 2015
  • Term of office: 2015-2019
  • 31 July 2019
  • Previously associate governor but during 2019 semi-retired and remained to oversee the new build as a non-voting governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • 2 apologies for FGB meeting and 1 Inclusion meeting
  • Co-opted non-voting governor

 

Carol Cable (COG)

  • Date of appointment: September 2019
  • Term of office: 2019-2023
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • Present at all FGB, HRFGP, and SGG meetings, apologies for 1 Inclusion meeting
  • COG, vice chair Inclusion Committee, has voting rights on all committees they are a part of

 

Liz Watson

  • May 2017
  • Term of office: 2017-2021
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: Pecuniary interests: Is a member of the Academic Affairs Committee at Coventry University which reports to the Governing Body on the University's Research, Teaching and Learning Strategies and Plans.
  • 1 apology for an FGB meeting, 2 apologies for HRFGP, 1 apology for part of an SGG meeting
  • Vice COG, Voting rights on all committees they are a part of

 

Sarah Cockbill

  • Date of appointment: September 2018
  • Term of office: 2018-2022
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • 1 apology for FGB
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Alvin Follows

  • Date of appointment: September 2011
  • Term of office: 2011-2021
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Local Authority
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared.
  • Attended all FGB, HRFGP, and SGG meetings
  • Vice chair HRFGP, Voting rights on all committees they are part of

 

David Dunkley

  • Date of appointment: September 2019
  • Term of office: 2019-2023
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared. Governor at Kingsbury school.
  • Apologies for 2 FGB meetings, 1 HRFGP, 1 SGG meeting, and did not attend any inclusion meetings
  • Chair HRFGP, Chair Pay Review & Performance management, voting rights on all committees they are a part of

 

Di Nicholls

  • Date of appointment: September 2019
  • Term of office: 2019-2023
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • Apologies for 2 FGB meetings
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Jo Sierzega

  • Date of appointment: April 2016
  • Term of office: 2016- 2020
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interest: Works for CSaws and provides some safeguarding and attendance support to Yorkswood.
  • Apologies for 3 FGB meetings
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Jenny Rawlings

  • Date of appointment: July 2019
  • Term of office: 2019-2023
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • 1 apology for FGB meeting
  • Voting rights at all committees they are part of

 

Jean Johnson

  • Date of appointment:  October 2019
  • Term of office: 2019-2022
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared. Governor at Kingshurst school.
  • Did not attend 2 FGB meetings, apologies for 1 inclusion meeting
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

 

Amanda Parry

  • Date of appointment: January 2017
  • Term of office: 2017-2021
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Parent Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared.
  • Apologies for 2 FGB meetings
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

 

Rebecca Bartram

  • Date of appointment: July 2018
  • Term of office: 2018-2022
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared. Has worked with Warwick University.
  • Did not attend 1 FGB meeting
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Andy Tunstall (Head)

  • Date of appointment: N/A (Head Teacher)
  • Term of office: N/A
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Staff Governor (Head)
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared.
  • Attended all FGB, HRFGP, and SGG meetings. Did not attend any inclusion meetings.
  • Attendance record at governing board and committee meetings over the last academic year
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

 

Eamonn Kelly

  • Date of appointment: N/A (Staff)
  • Term of office: N/A (Staff)
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Staff Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • Apologies for 1 FGB meeting
  • Voting rights at FGB
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