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Governor Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities of Governing Body 2021 to 2022


Chair - Mr Martin Burford


Vice-Chair - Matthew Woodruff


Pastoral – Ceri Hurcombe and Revd Keith Bristow


Centre – Judith Tyler


LA Liaison – Ceri Hurcombe


Safeguarding/Child Protection – Ceri Hurcombe and Judith Tyler


Special Education Needs and Disability – Judith Tyler


Looked After Children/LAC – Ceri Hurcombe and Judith Tyler


Pupil Premium and Sports Premium - Paul Clark and Bethany Clark


Finance & HSE – Anthony Lucas-Smith and Paul Clark


Maths – Anthony Lucas-Smith and Dr Amy Pye


English – Ceri Hurcombe and Bethany Clark


Science – Dr Amy Pye 


RE – Revd Keith Bristow and Ceri Hurcombe


Data – Dr Amy Pye




HT Appraisal Team – TBC, Martin Burford and an external Governor


School Development Plan – All Governors


Pay - Revd Keith Bristow, Dr Amy Pye and Anthony Lucas-Smith.

          Appeals Martin Burford and Matthew Woodruff


Staff Exit Interview Governor - Ceri Hurcombe


Data and Finance Working Party – Martin Burford, Gillian West, Marie Kirwin, Anthony Lucas-Smith, Bethany Clark, Judith Tyler, Matthew Woodruff, Keith Bristow and Paul Clark


Teaching and Learning Working Party – Martin Burford, Mathew Woodruff, Ceri Hurcombe, Dr Amy Pye, Gillian West and Marie Kirwin.


Focus for governor visits

Marking and feedback – Ceri Hurcombe

Curriculum (maths intent, what order are things being taught in and how) – Anthony Lucas-Smith

Reading and how this can be linked to LSA appraisals – Bethany Clark

School vision and how it is seen operating in school – Dr Amy Pye

Staff appraisal linked to performance management – Ceri Hurcombe