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Yorkswood School Governing Board

 

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.

 

Governing Board Structure

 

Full Governing Board correct at 1 September 2022

Carol Cable (Chair)

Liz Watson (Vice Chair)

Governors: Sarah Cockbill, Alvin Follows, David Dunkley, Jean Johnson, Amanda Parry, Lisa Harrison, Scott J Cliff, Paul McAnuff, Sukhi Kaur

Staff Governors Andy Tunstall (Head), Eamonn Kelly

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes         Chair   Liz Watson

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 Scott Cliff, Paul McAnuff

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

 

Curriculum Governors Amanda Parry, Sukhi Kaur

 

Governor Details

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
  • COG, vice chair Inclusion Committee, has voting rights on all committees they are a part of

Liz Watson

  • March 2021
  • Term of office: 2021-2025
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • 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.
  • Vice COG, Chair of SGG and HRFGP. Voting rights on all committees they are a part of

Sarah Cockbill

  • Date of appointment: July 2022
  • Term of office: 2022- 2026
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared
  • Voting rights at FGB

Alvin Follows

  • Date of appointment: July 2021
  • Term of office: 2021-2025
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Local Authority
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared.
  • 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.
  • Voting rights on all committees they are a part of

Lisa Harrison

  • Date of appointment: March 2021
  • Term of office: 2021-2025
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared. Works for Unity Trust.
  • Voting rights at FGB

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.
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

Amanda Parry

  • Date of appointment: July 2020
  • Term of office: 2020-2024
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared.

Scott Cliff (co-opted governor)

  • Date of appointment: September 2021
  • Date of Stepping down: n/a
  • Term of office: 2021-2025
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Co-opted Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared.
  • Voting rights at FGB

Sophie Holden (historical record)

  • Date of appointment: January 2021
  • Date of Stepping down: December 2021
  • Term of office: 2021-2025
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Parent Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: none declared.
  • Voting rights at FGB

Sukhi Kaur

  • Date of appointment: January 2022
  • Term of office: 2022-2026
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Parent Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared.
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

Paul McAnuff

  • Date of appointment: January 2022
  • Term of office: 2022-2026
  • Name of the body by which they are appointed: Parent Governor
  • Pecuniary interests: None declared.
  • Voting rights on all committees they are part of

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.
  • 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
  • Voting rights at FGB

 

Attendance register September 2021 - August 2022

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 22 September 2021

Carol Cable (Chair), Amanda Parry, Sarah Cockbill, David Dunkley, Eamonn Kelly, Andy Tunstall, Jean Johnson, Alvin Follows (part)

Apologies: Lisa Harrison, Liz Watson, Scott J Cliff, Sophie Holden

 

Strategic Governing Group 20 October 2021

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable. Donna Curley [Business manager] (part)

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes 24 November 2021

Members: Liz Watson (Committee Chair), Carol Cable, Donna Curley, Andy Tunstall, Dave Dunkley, Lisa Harrison

Apologies:  Karen Nash Absent: Alvin Follows

 

Inclusion and Safeguarding 2 December 2021

Carol Cable (Committee Vice Chair), Sarah Cockbill, Katie Donald, Jacquie Poyser, Simon Rowe

Apologies: Nina Kemp, Andy Tunstall, Jean Johnson, Susan Bowers

 

Strategic Governing Group 8 December 2021

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable. Donna Curley {Business manager] part

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 12 January 2022

Carol Cable (Chair), Alvin Follows, Sarah Cockbill, Liz Watson, David Dunkley, Andy Tunstall, Amanda Parry, Paul McAnuff, Sukhi Kaur, Jean Johnson

Apologies: Eamonn Kelly, Lisa Harrison, Absent: Scott J Cliff

 

Strategic Governing Group 9 February 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable.

Apologies: D Curley

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes 16 March 2022

Liz Watson (Committee Chair), Alvin Follows, Carol Cable, Donna Curley, Andy Tunstall, Dave Dunkley, Lisa Harrison, Karen Nash (part)

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 23 March 2022

Carol Cable (Chair), Andy Tunstall, Amanda Parry, Eamonn Kelly, Liz Watson, Sukhi Kaur, Paul McAnuff, Jean Johnson, David Dunkley (part)

Apologies: Sarah Cockbill, Lisa Harrison, Alvin Follows, Scott J Cliff

 

Strategic Governing Group [Interim] 11 March 2022

A Tunstall [Head], L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, C Cable

Apologies: A Follows

Business manager was not required to attend.

 

Strategic Governing Group [Interim] 25 March 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable, D Curley [Business manager] (part)

 

Strategic Governing Group 18 May 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable

Apologies: D Curley [Business manager]

 

Strategic Governing Group 15 June 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable

Business manager was not required to attend.

 

Strategic Governing Group [Additional] 11 July 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson [Committee Chair], D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable

Business manager was not required to attend.

 

Inclusion and Safeguarding 29 June 2021

Carol Cable (Committee Vice Chair), Sarah Cockbill, Andy Tunstall, Susan Bowers, Katie Donald, Jacquie Poyser, Simon Rowe, Nina Kemp

Apologies: Jean Johnson

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes 6 July 2022

Liz Watson (Committee Chair), Carol Cable, Donna Curley, Andy Tunstall, Dave Dunkley, Karen Nash (part)

Apologies: Lisa Harrison, Alvin Follows

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 13 July 2022

Carol Cable (Chair), Paul McAnuff, Alvin Follows, David Dunkley, Eamonn Kelly, Jean Johnson, Amanda Parry, Andy Tunstall, Sukhi Kaur, Liz Watson (part)

Apologies: Sarah Cockbill, Absent: Lisa Harrison, Scott J Cliff

 

Note: The Inclusion and Safeguarding meeting scheduled for scheduled March 2022 was cancelled due to staff commitments and absence.

 

 

Attendance register September 2021 - August 2022

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 22 September 2021

Carol Cable (Chair), Amanda Parry, Sarah Cockbill, David Dunkley, Eamonn Kelly, Andy Tunstall, Jean Johnson, Alvin Follows (part)

Apologies: Lisa Harrison, Liz Watson, Scott J Cliff, Sophie Holden

 

Strategic Governing Group 20 October 2021

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson, D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable. Donna Curley {Business manager] (part)

 

Human Resources, Finance, and General Purposes 24 November 2021

Members: Liz Watson, Carol Cable, Donna Curley, Andy Tunstall, Dave Dunkley, Lisa Harrison

Apologies:  Karen Nash Absent: Alvin Follows

 

Inclusion and Safeguarding 2 December 2021

Carol Cable, Sarah Cockbill, Katie Donald, Jacquie Poyser, Simon Rowe

Apologies: Nina Kemp, Andy Tunstall, Jean Johnson, Susan Bowers

 

Strategic Governing Group 8 December 2021

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson, D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable. Donna Curley {Business manager] part.

 

Full Governing Board Meeting 12 January 2022

Carol Cable (Chair), Alvin Follows, Sarah Cockbill, Liz Watson, David Dunkley, Andy Tunstall, Amanda Parry, Paul McAnuff, Sukhi Kaur, Jean Johnson

Apologies: Eamonn Kelly, Lisa Harrison, Absent: Scott J Cliff

 

Strategic Governing Group 9 February 2022

A Tunstall [Head] Governors: L Watson, D Dunkley, A Follows, C Cable.

Apologies: D Curley

 

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