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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 


Governors - Who Are They?

 

Head Teacher:   Mr Michael Holyoake (ex-officio) (25/12/2009 -)

 

Foundation Governors:

All Foundation Governors are appointed by the Salisbury Diocesan Board of Education in consultation with the Parochial Church Council of the Parish of Farley with Pitton.

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

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

Revd Martin Field (1/8/2011 - 31/7/2019)

Mr Jonathan Buxton (30/3/2015 - 29/3/2019)

Mrs Julia Baker (1/4/2015 - 31/3/2019)

Mrs Carolyn Thomson Easter (28/9/2017 - 27/9/2021)

Mr Timothy Moon (27/11/2017 - 26/11/2021)

 

Local Authority Governor:

Nominated by Wiltshire Council Local Authority.

Mrs Rosie Lane (12/5/2015 - 11/5/2019)

 

Teacher Governor:

Mrs Emma Wilkinson (1/11/2015 - 31/10/2019)

 

Parent Governors:

Mr Richard Ward (12/5/2015 - 11/5/2019)

Mrs Caroline Moore (22/9/2016 - 21/9/2020)

 

Chair of Full Governing Body

Mrs Sara Bossom (17/4/2018 - 16/4/2022)

 

Clerk to Governors:

Mrs Nicki McCarney (6/11/2017 -)

 

None of our school governors hold governance roles in other educational institutions.

Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School:

Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 1 Emma Wilkinson
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 2 Felicity Mansfield
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 3 Jonathan Buxton
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 4 Julia Baker
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 5 Martin Field
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 6 Richard Ward
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 7 Rosie Lane
Photographs of some of the Governors that you will see around School: 8 Tim Moon

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
  • Providing a strategic view for the school
  • Monitoring and evaluating the school's effectivness and performance
  • Promoting the interests of the school and its children

 

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: (responsible for all matters relating to applications in respect of pupil refusals for entry into the school) Mrs Sara Bossom (chair), Major Jonathan Buxton

 

Curriculum, Ethos & Pastoral Care:  (responsible for all matters relating to the National Curriculum and the school's Christian values and beliefs) Mrs Sara Bossom (chair), Mrs Rosie Lane,  Mrs Julia Baker, Mr Tim Moon, Mrs Carolyn Thomson Easter, Mrs Emma Wilkinson

 

Finance, Premises & Staffing: (responsible for all matters relating to the financial control and general maintenance/development of the school establishment and staff establishment) Mrs Felicity Mansfield (chair),  Mr Richard Ward, Major Jonathan Buxton, Mrs Caroline Moore, Rev Martin Field

 

Pay: (responsible for the annual review of staff pay)  Mr Richard Ward (chair), Mrs Felicity Mansfield, Mrs Caroline Moore

 

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.

Attendance Record at Governing Body and Committee Meetings - 2017/18 Academic Year

 

Name Full Governing Body Meetings  Committee Meetings
Mr Michael Holyoake 6 out of 6 3 out of 3
Mrs Sara Bossom 5 out of 6 3 out of 3
Revd Martin Field 2 out of 6 1 out of 3
Mrs Felicity Mansfield 5 out of 6 3 out of 3
Mrs Carolyn Thomson Easter 2 out of 5 1 out of 2
Mr Jonathan Buxton 5 out of 6 2 out of 3
Mrs Julia Baker 2 out of 6 2 out of 3
Mr Timothy Moon 4 out of 4 1 out of 1
Mrs Rosie Lane 5 out of 6 1 out of 3
Mr Richard Ward 3 out of 6 2 out of 3
Mrs Caroline Moore 3 out of 6 3 out of 3
Mrs Emma Wilkinson 4 out of 6 3 out of 3

 

Attendance Record at Governing Body and Committee Meetings - 2018/19 Academic  Year

 

  Full Governing Body Meetings (1) Committee Meetings (1)
Mr Michael Holyoake 1
Mrs Sara Bossom 1 1
Revd Martin Field 0 0
Mrs Felicity Mansfield 1 1
Mrs Carolyn Thomson Easter 1 1
Mr Jonathan Buxton 1 0
Mrs Julia Baker 1 0
Mr Timothy Moon 1 1
Mrs Rosie Lane 1 1
Mr Richard Ward 1 1
Mrs Caroline Moore 1 1
Mrs Emma Wilkinson 1 1

 

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