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Meet the Governors

Hayley Pratley Staff Governor
Sam Price Head Teacher
Derek Ferguson Chair of Governors
Rev Canon Richard Thorniley Foundation Governor
Emma Buckingham Co-opted Governor
Jo Somers Foundation Governor
Nicola Gossage Parent Governor
Rhona Cresswell Clerk to Governing Body
Saskia Bakker Co-opted Governor
Martin Fairhurst  Parent Governor
Maggie Barlow Co-opted Governor
John Huxley Parent Governor

4 parent governors

 

 

 

Derek Ferguson elected December 2018 (Chair from sept 2020) 

Nicola Gossage elected December 2018

John Huxley elected September 2019

Martin Fairhurst elected September 2019

1 Local Authority gov

Lou Freeman 

September 2020

2 staff gov  HT

                    CT

Sam Price

Hayley Pratley

September 2016

elected September 2014

3 co-opted gov

 

Saskia Bakker appointed December 2018

Maggie Barlow October 2019

Emma Buckingham September 2020

2 foundation gov

 

Rev Richard Thorniley

Jo Somers September 2020

 

Total 12 governors

Clerk to governors: Rhona Cresswell

 

Governor Responsibilities

Appeals committee [Staffing]

Chaired by Rev Richard Thorniley

 

Governor visits

Sam Price

 

 

once per month

 

Heads Performance Review Committee

Chaired by Rev Richard Thorniley.

Nicola Gossage

Gill Deakin SIA

Liaison with Church Lench School Friends

Nicola Gossage

Minutes of FGB meetings to be emailed by Clerk

Disability Equality

 

Chaired by Sam Price, Lou Freeman

 

Early Years

Maggie Barlow 

 

Pupil Premium   Jon Huxley 

E safety-Governor/ ICT

Martin Fairhurst 

 

Health and Safety

 

Nicola Gossage

Hearings Committee [for children]

Chaired by Rev Thorniley, Sam Price

ICT

Martin Fairhurst

 PE and funding   Nicola Gossage

Literacy

Derek Ferguson

Maths

Saskia Bakker

 Wider Curriculum   Jo Somers 
  Assessment  Derek Ferguson

RE+Collective worship

Reverend Richard Thorniley/ Jo Somers 

Safeguarding children

Emma Buckingham/ Derek Ferguson 

Science

John Huxley 

  PSHE/ Anti Bullying   Emma Buckingham 

Special Needs, gifted and talented

Saskia Bakker

Staff Pay Policy Committee

 

Nicola Gossage, Reverend Richard Thorniley

 

Governor Attendance Summary 2018-19

 

The school is governed by twelve governors including the Head Teacher and one member of staff.
 
The Governing Body act as a link between the Local Education Authority, the parents, the Church, the local community, and the school.
 
The governors are responsible for establishing the aims and policies of the school, implementing the school budget and ensuring that the National Curriculum is taught.
 
Their aim is to support the school and its staff in all aspects of school life.

 

 

We keep all of the governor minutes in school. If you need to contact us regarding these please call the school office. Thank you

Contact us

 

To contact the School Governing Body please email;

 

Derek Ferguson(Chair of Governors)

[email protected]

 

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