Governance at St Paul's C of E Primary 

Governors at St Paul's each attend a committee meeting and a Full Governing Body meeting each term. Our committee's cover Achievement and Resources as detailed below:

Resources 

Finance, Personnel & Health and Safety

  • Equality and Diversity
  • Safeguarding
  • Behaviour and Discipline
  • Budget setting and updates
  • Health and safety
  • Premises
  • Financial controls and reporting
  • Staffing

 

Achievement 

Curriculum and Achievement

  • Quality of Teaching
  • Attendance
  • Curriculum
  • Pupil premium monitoring and evaluation
  • Pupil progress
  • Extended school – extra-curricular activities

 

Full Governing Body Meeting 

Strategic Vision

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Diocese/Worship/Links with St Paul's Church
  • Parent Voice
  • Pupil Voice
  • Partnerships
  • Communication with Parents and  local community
  • Community – local, national and international
  • HT Report 

Other meetings may be called as needed. In the event of an appeal panel or disciplinary panel being required, the Governors have delegated responsibility as below:

Pupil Discipline Committee

Rev J Alessi

Mrs W Clay

Mrs B Burton

Hearings Committee

Mr K Edwards

Mr W Clay

Mrs B Burton

Appeals Committee

Rev J Alessi

Mr C  Deakin

Mrs W Edwards

 

Guidance on Meetings

  • There will be occasions where attendance at the meetings will include people who are not governors.
  • A member of the teaching staff will be invited to one of the governing body meetings during an academic year to share relevant information about the progress their class are making and the leadership of their national curriculum subject.
  • The quorum for a meeting will be at least 3 of the committee members and no more than 1/3 staff.

Link Governors

The following link governors were agreed by the governing body. These will be reviewed annually (autumn term):

  • Safeguarding/Child Protection/Looked after Children – Mr Ken Edwards (Vice Chair)
  • SEN / EAL / RE & Worship – Rev John Alessi (Chair)
  • English – Mrs Barbara Burton
  • Mathematics – Mr Warren Clay 
  • Pupil Premium and Sports Funding/ICT: Mr C Deakin
  • Assessment/Safer Recruitment: Mrs W Edwards
  • Foundation Stage: Mr J Swindell
  • Governors Forum Link/SMSC: Mrs J Cooke

Foundation Governors

Rev John  Alessi (Vicar and Chair)

Mr Ken Edwards (Vice-Chair)

Mrs Wendy Edwards

Mrs Barbara Burton

Parent Governors
Mr Warren Clay

Vacancy

Local Authority
Mr Chris Deakin

Staff Governor
Mr James Swindell

Co-Opted Governors
Ms Jill Cooke (Staff)

Head Teacher
Mrs Nicky Finney

Associate Members
Mrs Rebecca Winwood

 

Please click on the following links to view GB Term details, Business Interests and attendance