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Governor Information & Documents

HORRABRIDGE PRIMARY AND NURSERY SCHOOL

Scheme of Delegation &

Governor and Associate Member Information (inc. attendance)

Correct as of: 14/10//21

 

The three core strategic roles of Horrabridge Primary and Nursery School’s (HPNS) Governing Board are:

 

- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos, and strategic direction.

- Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff.

- Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

 

 

1. SCHEME OF DELEGATION

 

The Governing Board, chaired by Dave Scragg, has 14 members and meets, in full, nine times a year. The Governing Board retains all statutory and strategic functions unless a delegation has been made to a committee or individual Governor using a Terms of Reference. The Finance Committee and Pay & Performance Committee meet at least termly with all other committees/panels meeting as required.

 

Below is a list of the Terms of References currently in place and a brief overview of the committee/individual’s main roles. All Terms of Reference are reviewed annually and as the board membership changes throughout the school year:

 

Terms of reference

Chair of Committee

Brief Overview of main roles

 

 

 

Finance Committee

Rachel Youngs-Pearce

Financial planning, budget monitoring & benchmarking

 

 

 

Pay & Performance Committee

 

Monitor the Appraisal process & make pay decisions

 

 

 

First Hearings Committee

Any member as appropriate

Make initial decisions relating to HR matters and complaints as required

 

 

 

Second or Appeals Committee

Any member as appropriate

Make final decisions relating to HR matters and complaints as required

Appraisal Committee

Any member as appropriate

decide on applications for admission as appropriate 

Head Teacher Appraisal Panel

Melanie Oxborough

Conduct the Headteacher’s appraisal, monitoring, and make Headteacher pay recommendations

 

 

 

Safeguarding

 

SEND 

Christine James

 

Caroline Daniel

Monitor safeguarding within HPNS

 

Monitor SEND within HPNS

 

2. GOVERNOR AND ASSOCIATE MEMBER INFORMATION

 

Parent Governors

Parent governors are elected for a 4 year term by the parents and carers of registered pupils at the school.

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

Caroline Daniel *

18/11/2020

Local Business owner

Hairdressers

Safeguarding Deputy

SEND Lead

 

 

 

 

Christine James

07/02/2018

Charity Trustee for PTFA & Horrabridge Scout Group

Vice-Chair Governing Board

Safeguarding Lead

Health & Wellbeing

Children in Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Treliving

03/02/2020

ASPIRIS Education

Equality & Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

* C.Daniel was appointed by the Governing Board following a process of inviting nominations for this role from the parent/carer community, however no nominations were received.

 

Local Authority Governor

The Local Authority Governor is nominated by the Local Authority and appointed by the Governing Board for a term of 4 years.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

Melanie Oxborough

10/10/2018

None

School Environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Partnership Governors

Partnership Governors are appointed by the Governing Board for a term of 4 years.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

David Scragg

16/01/2019

None

Chair of Governors

EYFS

 

 

 

 

Sue Frost

06/01/2021

None

HR

Outdoor Learning

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Governor

The Staff Governor is elected by the staff of Horrabridge Primary and Nursery School for a 4 year term.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Roles

 

 

 

Hannah Downing

10/10/2018

SENDCo @ HPNS

 

 

 

 

Co-Opted Governors

Co-Opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Board for a term of 4 years.

1 x vacancy at present

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

Emiko Adjene

18/11/2020

Babcock Engineering Employee

C0-Director of Occasion Cards

SEND Deputy

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

John Howells

16/06/2021

Secretary of Horrabridge Cavaliers

Site & Maintenance

Food Standards

 

 

 

 

Rachel Youngs-Pearce

14/07/2020

None

Chair of Finance Committee

Policies & Procedures

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head Teacher

Head Teachers are automatically appointed to the Governing Board for the term of their employment.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

John Clarke

01/01/2009

None

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

Associate Member

Associate Members are appointed by the Governing Body. They have no voting rights at Full Governing Board meetings, only on the Committee’s for which they are a member.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

Mike King

 

06/01/2022

(1 year term)

None

Community Association

Nick Hill                       13/10/21                   Chief Financial Officer                    Finance Committee

                                                                     at Estuaries Multi Academy

                                                                     Trust. Spouse of HPNS

                                                                     Administrator 

 Previous Governors/Associates

Details of those that have left during the last 12 months.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Date of resignation

Declared Business Interests

Role

a

 

 

 

 

O Dunn

(Co-opted

  Governor)

 

18/07/2019

01/04/2021

Employee of Halpin Management Consultancy

Income Generation

SEND

Adam Golder

16/1/19

2/3/22

Retired Business Consultant

 

 

A 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE at 2020/21 meetings

 

Name

Full Governors

Finance

E Adjene

6 of 8

n/a

J Clarke

10 of 10

4 of 4

C Daniel

8 of 8

n/a

H Downing

9 of 10

n/a

O Dunn

6 of 6

n/a

S Frost

6 of 7

n/a

A Golder

5 of 10

n/a

M Gregory

0 of 4

n/a

N Hill

5 of 10

4 of 4

C James

9 of 10

n/a

M Oxborough

10 of 10

n/a

M King

1 of 1

n/a

D Scragg

10 of 10

4 of 4

K Shipp

4 of 10

0 of 4

C Treliving

9 of 10

n/a

R Youngs-Pearce

8 of 10

4 of 4

   
   
   

Meet the Governors

Governor SSIP Allocations January 2021

School Improvement Plan 2020-2021

Meetings for 2022-2023

Meeting Dates 2021/2022

Full Governing Board

6pm – Yr 6 Classroom

Finance Committee

6pm – Staff Room

16th June 2021

 

14th July 2021

5th July 2021

13th October 2021

 

24th November 2021

17th November 2021

5th January 2022

19th January 2022 (SFVS)

2nd February 2022

 

9th March 2022

30th March 2022 (Budget)

6th April 2022(Budget)

 

18th May 2022

 

22nd June 2022

 

20th July 2022

13th July 2022

COPIES OF DOCUMENTS REFERENCED WITHIN MEETING MINUTES ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST FROM THE SCHOOL OFFICE
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