Waddington All Saints Primary School

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School Governors

WHAT ARE GOVERNORS?

Waddington All Saints Primary School Governors Body are elected volunteers to help the Head Teacher run the school. The Structure and Remit of the Body is in accordance with the School Governors Constitution known as the "Instrument of Government" approved by Lincolnshire County Council. The Constitution determines how many (between 9 & 20) and, what type of people govern the School. Governors also appoint the Head Teacher and are involved in the appointment of other Staff.

It is Governors who hold the joint responsibility for Finance and work closely with the Head Teacher to make decisions on Budgets and Resources.

Key Functions

The School Governors fulfil these aims and objectives via a continuous programme of monitoring visits, research, policy drafting and scheduled committee meetings held in accordance with the agreed constitution and terms of reference.

Contacting the Governors
Please write to:

Dave Harrold,
Clerk to School Governors,
Waddington All Saints Primary School,
Mere Road,
Waddington, LN5 9NX

Types Of Governor

The school has four types of Governor:

Parent Governor – Parent Governors are elected by other parents as their representative.  

Staff Governor – are elected by the staff and represent the views of the staff.

Co-opted Governor – are people who live or work in the community served by the school and who are committed to the good government and success of the school.

Local Authority Governor - these positions are ratified by the Executive Councillor for Children’s Services and Lifelong Learning.  They are individuals who can bring skills and knowledge to benefit the school.

Governors Committee Structure

Full Governors: Held once per term and is a full review of all Governors decisions. Julia Vause - Chair

Strategic Meeting: Ensures that the priorities of the school development plan are met. Julia Vause - Chair

Finance and Personnel: Together with the Head teacher prepare and present the school budget for approval by the start of the financial year. To receive term reports from the head teacher and approve action when expenditure is at a variance with the budget. John McFadden– Chair

CPS: Advise the governing body on the school’s curriculum and governors statutory obligations regarding the National Curriculum. Ensure that pupils receive a broad and balanced curriculum. Lynne Perkin - Chair

The Governors are:


Appointed

Term

Relevant
business
and
pecuniary
interests

Declared

Visits

Governance
roles in
other
institutions

Mr Paul Martin

Head Teacher

--

--

None

Sep 2017

--

--

Mrs Julia Vause

LA

Sep 2013

Jul 2018

Food-Hygiene
Consultant

Sep 2017

100%

Chair of
Governors
Navenby CofE
Primary

Mr Mathew Gilbert

Co-opted

Jul 2017

May 2019

None

Sep 2017

100%

No

Mr Andy Canavan

Parent

Jul 2017

May 2019

None

Sep 2017

--

No

Sqn Ldr Chas Gimenez

Co-opted

Jun 2015

May 2019

None

Sep 2017

100%

No

Mrs Zoe Jepson

Staff

Jun 2016

Jul 2017

None

Sep 2017

--

No

Mrs Andrea Smith

Parent

--

--

None

Sep 2017

100%

No

Mr Graham Cavill

Parent

Jan 2016

Jan 2020

None

Sep 2017

100%

No

Wg Cdr Paul Yates

Co-opted

Sep 2016

Sep 2017

None

Sep 2017

--

No

Mrs Lynne Perkin

Parent

--

--

None

Sep 2017

100%

No

Mr David Harrold

Clerk

Mar 2016

TFN

None

Sep 2017

--

No

Ms Laura Rushton

Staff

Sep 2016

Jul 2018

None

Sep 2017

--

No

*Due to the military commitment of our governing body, attendance figures are misleading. These are however available on request, if you wish to access these figures please contact the Clerk to Governors.

Newsletter - No1 (2016) Newsletter - No2 (2017)

Governors also support the School outside of scheduled meetings with considerable efforts providing specialist skills to monitoring and research.