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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 


Governors - Who Are They?

 

Head Teacher:   Mr Michael Holyoake (ex-officio) (25/11/2009 -)

 

Foundation Governors:

Mrs Sara Bossom (Chair of FGB) (ex-officio) (1/9/2006 -) 

Mrs Felicity Mansfield (30/11/2010 - 29/11/2018)

Revd Martin Field (18/9/2007 - 31/7/2019)

Mr Ed Evans (2/1/2014 - 1/1/2018)

Mrs Caroline Nock (31/10/2013 - 30/10/2017)

Mr Jonathan Buxton (1/3/2015 - 28/2/2019)

Mrs Sarah Glanvill (1/9/2014 - 31/8/2018)

Mrs Julia Baker (12/5/2015 - 11/5/2019)

Mr Nicholas Coombe (9/5/2017 - 8/5/2021)

 

Local Authority Governor:

Mrs Rosie Lane (1/2/2015 - 31/1/2019)

 

Teacher Governor:

Mrs Emma Wilkinson (14/11/2015 - 13/11/2019)

 

Parent Governors:

Mr Richard Ward (23/2/2015 - 22/2/2019)

Mrs Caroline Moore (20/9/2016 - 19/9/2020)

 

Clerk to Governors:

Mrs Louise Safe

 

 

 

What Are Their Roles?

 

The Governors of the school act rather like a board of Directors.  The main aim of the Governing Body is to maintain and improve the school's quality of education and standards of achievement.  They have overall responsibility for the management of the school which includes:

 

  • Ensuring that Government education policy is implemented
  • Encouraging high standards of achievement and acceptable social conduct
  • Interviewing and selecting staff
  • Deciding how the school budget is spent
  • School Governors have legal duties, powers and responsibilities

 

A register of any business and pecuniary interests is available from the school office - all currently non-applicable.

School Governors are Comprised Of:

 

  • Parents
  • The Head Teacher and staff at the school
  • Representatives appointed by the Local Authority
  • Foundation Governors - appointed by Salisbury Diocese
  • Partnership Governors - appointed by local incumbent (Church of England)
  • Co-Opted Governors - appointed by the governing body for particular skills
  • Associate members to serve on committees and who may attend full governing body meetings but may not vote

Committee Membership:

 

Admissions: Mr Ed Evans

 

Curriculum: Mrs Caroline Nock (chair), Mrs Rosie Lane, Mr Ed Evans (RE/Ethos group), Mrs Julia Baker

 

Finance & Premises: Mrs Felicity Mansfield (chair),  Mr Richard Ward, Mr Jonathan Buxton, Mrs Caroline Moore

 

Pastoral Care: Mrs Sara Bossom (chair/Ethos group), Mrs Sarah Glanvill, Mrs Julia Baker

 

Performance Management & Pay: Mr Richard Ward, Rev Martin Field, 

 

Staffing: Revd Martin Field, Mr Richard Ward, Jonathan Buxton

 

Trustees: Mrs Felicity Mansfield (chair), all governors

Parent-Governor Meetings

 

The Governors welcome the opportunity to meet parents and attend many events including parent forums and coffee mornings.  They may also be contacted by e-mailing the clerk at pittonclerk@gmail.com

Clerk to the Governors

 

The clerk files records of attendance and a register of business and pecuniary interests with Full Governing Body meeting minutes in the school office.  These are available to read at any time, no relevant interests are currently declared on the register.

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