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Gamston Church of England Primary School

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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors' section

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

Governor Register of Business Interests 2019

Governing Body 2018/2019

Governors are a voluntary body of people who guide and support the strategic direction of the school. They are members of the school team and their contribution to the running of the school is highly valued.

The role of the governing body is a strategic one, its key functions are to:

  • Set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)

The current chair of the governing body is Mrs Jane Turner.

Governor’s Information and Duties

Name

Position

Other roles

Appointed

Term of Office Ends

Business and Pecuniary Interests

Governance Roles in other Schools

Relationships between Governors and Staff

Attendance Record 2018/19

VACANT

Co-opted

             

Mrs Lucy Vernon

Foundation Governor (Diocese)

Vice Chair , Anti-bullying and Training 

01.10.19

01.10.23

None

Governor at Worksop Priory CofE Academy

None

4/6

Mrs Mary Howard

Foundation Governor (Diocese)

 

01.10.19

01.10.23

None

None

None

5/6

Mrs Jane Turner

Foundation Governor (Diocese)

Chair of Governors GDPR

18.01.16

16.01.20

None

None

None

6/6

Mr Adrian Argent-Cook

Foundation Governor (PCC)

Safeguarding

18.01.16

17.01.20

None None None 6/6

VACANT

Foundation Governor (PCC)

             

Mr Philip Abbott

Headteacher

 

01.09.18

N/A

None

Exec.Head at Worksop Priory/St Swithuns

None

5/6

Mrs Julia Bowness

Local Authority Governor

GDPR Governor

10.10.17

N/A

None

None

None

5/6

Mrs Lesley Footitt

Parent Governor

Educational visits and Welfare Governor

21.02.17

20.02.21

None

None

None

4/6

Mrs Sarah James

Parent Governor

SEN and H&S Governor

21.02.17

20.02.21

None

None

None

6/6

Miss Hollie Weselby

Staff Governor

 

12.02.19

11.02.23

None

None

None

3/6

If you are interested in finding out more about the work of the Governing body or would like to find out about becoming a governor, please contact the school: office@gamston.notts.sch.uk

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