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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: 25/02/21

 

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, along with the Chair names 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

Katrina Shipp

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

 

 

 

Head Teacher Appraisal Panel

Christine James

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

 

 

 

Safeguarding

Christine James

Monitor safeguarding within HPNS

 

The board have appointed a Lead Governor for SEND and have chosen not to delegate responsibilities to this role using a Terms of Reference.

 

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

Environment

 

 

 

 

Christine James

07/02/2018

Charity Trustee for PTFA & Horrabridge Scout Group

Vice-Chair Governing Board

Safeguarding Lead

Health & Wellbeing

Children in Care

 

 

 

 

Katrina Shipp

18/07/2019

Financial Controller- Social Enterprise Mark CIC Community Association

Children in Care

Pupil & PE Premium

 

 

 

 

Claire Treliving

03/02/2020

Wave Multi Academy Trust

SEND

Middle & High Attainers

Health & Wellbeing

 

 

 

 

 

* 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

Nursery

 

 

 

 

 

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

Site Services & Maintenance

 

 

 

 

Sue Frost

06/01/2021

None

HR

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Name

Date Appointed

Declared Business Interests

Roles

 

 

 

 

Emiko Adjene

18/11/2020

Babcock Engineering Employee

C0-Director of Occasion Cards

Middle & High Attainers

Outdoor Education

 

 

 

 

Adam Golder

16/01/2019

Retired Business Consultancy Company Director

Income Generation

Curriculum

 

 

 

 

Nick Hill

16/01/2019

Chief Financial Officer at Estuaries MAT

Spouse of HPNS Administrator

Site Services & Maintenance

Pupil & PE Premium

Governor Mentor

 

 

 

 

Rachel Youngs-Pearce

14/07/2020

None

Chair of Finance Committee

Curriculum 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

06/01/2021

None

Community Association

 

(1 year term)

 

 

 

Previous Governors/Associates

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

 

Name

Date Appointed

Date of resignation

Declared Business Interests

Role

 

 

 

 

 

O Dunn

(Local Authority Governor)

18/07/2019

01/04/2021

Employee of Halpin Management Consultancy

Income Generation

SEND

 

 

 

 

 

M Gregory

(Associate Member)

18/07/2019

11/01/2021

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Smith

(Co-opted Governor)

27/06/2018

23/10/2020

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

T Romanel

(Partnership Governor)

16/01/2019

23/10/2020

Devonport Royal Dockyard

Safeguarding

 

 

 

 

 

C Butterworth

(Parent Governor)

07/02/2018

01/09/2020

Army Reserves Officer

Plymouth College CCF Commander

Chair of Community Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATTENDANCE at 2019/20 meetings

 

Name

Full Governing Board

Finance Committee

 

 

 

C Butterworth

8 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

J Clarke

11 of 11

2 of 2

 

 

 

H Downing

9 of 10

n/a

 

 

 

0.Dunn

11 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

A Golder

8 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

M Gregory

3 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

N Hill

8 of 11

2 of 2

 

 

 

C James

11 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

M Oxborough

7 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

T Romanel

10 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

D Scragg

11 of 11

2 of 2

 

 

 

K Shipp

9 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

A Smith

11 of 11

n/a

 

 

 

C Treliving

7 of 7

n/a

 

 

 

R Youngs-Pearce

11 of 11

1 of 2

 

 

 

Meet the Governors

School Strategic Plan 2020-2023

Governor SSIP Allocations January 2021

School Improvement Plan 2020-2021

Governor Meeting Attendance

Meeting dates 2020/2021

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