Grovelands School - Governing Body

The Governing Body

The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring that Grovelands Primary School provide a high standard of education and care for every pupil.

The Governors do this by:

Taking a Strategic View

  • In consultation with the leadership team, staff and parents, they decide the aims and values of the school
  • They provide the school with the strategic direction for development and improvement

Acting as a challenging friend and support

  • They set high expectations of everyone and monitor the school's performance
  • They support the ethos of open communications and teamwork
  • They provide the senior leadership team and staff with support and encouragement
  • They recognise and celebrate the school's achievements

Ensuring accountability

  • They visit the school regularly to monitor and evaluate progress
  • They are committed to the principles of best value
  • They monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of policies and action plans
  • They make sure the school is organised and managed effectively

Governor Structure

Name

Category (Appointed by)

Other Institutions served on

Relevant business/ financial interests

Term of Office

Committee Attendance

2018/19

FGB Attendance Sept 2018 -   Sept 2019

Doris Neville-Davies

Additionally Appointed Governor

Trustee Cleves School; Trustee Parentkind; Trustee NCPTA

None

13/06/17-12/06/21

Teaching & Learning - 2/4   Personnel & Pay (Chair) - 3/3

4/7

Hashim Chaudri

LA (Nominated by LA, appointed by GB)

None

None

30/11/17-29/11/21

            Resources - 2/4             Personnel & Pay - 3/3

6/7

      Nicola Armao        (Co-Vice Chair)

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

28/03/17- 27/03/21

Teaching & Learning - 4/4

7/7

      Kathryn Exell        (Co-Vice Chair)

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

25/09/17- 24/09/21

Resources - 4/4

7/7

   Dean Furber    (Chair)

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

30/11/17-29/11/21

Teaching & Learning - 2/4

6/7

Joanna Hickey

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

21/06/17-20/06/21

Teaching & Learning (Chair)  - 4/4

7/7

Sheena Prema

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

23/03/16 -22/03/20

Teaching & Learning - 3/4

5/7

 Joanne Roberts

Co-opted (GB) None None

10/12/2018-   09/12/2022

Resources - 3/3 4/5

Cassandra Rock

Co-opted (GB)

None

None

25/09/17-24/09/21

Resources -4/4

6/7

Alison Pope

Parent Governor (Parents)

Whiteley Village Cricket Club

None

01/12/15 - 30/11/19

Resources (Chair) - 4/4   Personnel & Pay - 3/3

7/7

Tanya Quddus

Parent Governor   (Parents)

Parent Rep for SCC families Lifelong Learning & Culture 

None

29/09/17- 28/09/21

Teaching & Learning - 4/5

12/12

Chris Hodges Executive Headteacher Cleve School GB (Head) None 01/09/2017-31/03/2019

            Resources 2/2                 Teaching & Learning 2/3 Personnel & Pay 2/2

3/4
Dan Tuck  Headteacher  None None 01/04/19 - 31/03/30

Resources - 2/2                Teaching & Learning - 1/1            Personnel & Pay  - 1/1

2/2

Amy Ralph

Staff Governor (Staff)

None None

30/10/18 - 29/10/22

Teaching & Learning - 1/3 4/6

Jonathon Cook

Associate Member (GB)

TBA

TBA

25/09/17- 24/09/21

Resources - 4/4

N/A

Brigid Crew

Associate Member (GB)

TBA

TBA

25/09/17- 24/09/21

Teaching & Learning - 4/4

N/A

Susan Oliver

Associate Member (GB)

TBA

TBA

25/09/17-24/09/21

Resources - 4/4

N/A

Past Governors

Full name

Appointing body

Date of appointment

Date stepped down

Position

Susan Foster

Additionally Appointed Gorvernor 13 June 2017 25 January 2019  Governor

Emma Williams 

Associate Member (GB) 25 September 2017 7th January 2019  Governor

All Governors have signed and adhere to the Governors code of conduct.

All Governors have signed their conflict of interest disclaimer.

All Governors follow the following professional Negligence and confidential statements:

Professional Negligence Statement

Advice given by Governors at this school is incidental to their professional expertise and is not given in their professional capacity.

Confidentiality Statement

Governors will respect the confidence of those items of business which a governing body decides and not disclose what individual governors have said or how they voted within a meeting.