The School Governing Body

Information on the Governing Body
Updated: 30th September 2017

Structure of the Governing Body:

The following instrument of government came into effect on 1st September 2015.

Full Name Date of appointment Type of Governor Term of office Declarations of interest Committees Links to: Voting rights?
Karen McCarthy (Chair) 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests All Safeguarding / Complaints Yes
Kate Ford (Vice-chair) 04/11/2015 Co-opted 03/11/2019 No business interests / Parent of student at the school Curriculum and Standards / Personnel and Pay / Resources Complaints Yes
Ray Baker 01/01/2014 Headteacher Whilst head of the school No business interests / Governor of Harwood Park primary school All All Yes
Nicola Brogan Associate No business interests / Headteacher of Woodland Community primary school No
Marian Corns 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests / Governor at St Margaret's primary school Curriculum and Standards / Personnel and Pay / Pupil Discipline / Resources P.E. / Health Related Absence / Safeguarding / Governor Forum (substitute) Yes
Brenda England 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests / Mother of a member of staff Curriculum and Standards / Personnel and Pay / Pupil Discipline / Resources Health & Social Care / PSHCE / Complaints Yes
Carol Hibbert 16/11/2012 Local Authority 15/11/2016 No business interests Curriculum and Standards / Personnel Appeals / Resources MFL / Science Yes
Christine McGuire 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests / Bursar at a primary school within the LA Curriculum and Standards / Personnel Appeals / Resources Expressive Arts / Humanities / Safeguarding / Complaints Yes
Trish McLoughlin 27/01/2017 Staff 26/01/2021 No business interests Curriculum and Standards / Resources Yes
Andrew Turner 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests / Employed by Rochdale LA Curriculum and Standards / Resources Yes
Susan Walker 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests Curriculum and Standards / Headteacher Appraisal / Personnel Appeals / Pupil Discipline / Resources Safer Recruitment Yes
J. Fred Wright 01/09/2015 Co-opted 31/08/2019 No business interests Curriculum and Standards / Headteacher Appraisal / Personnel & Pay / Pupil Discipline / Resources ICT Yes
Paul Sewell 16/02/2017 Parent 15/02/2021 TBC TBC TBC Yes
Vacancy Parent

Governor Attendance in 2016

Full Name 24/02 25/05 02/11
Karen McCarthy (Chair) P P P
Kate Ford (Vice-chair) P P P
Ray Baker P P P
Nicola Brogan P P P
Marian Corns P P P
Brenda England P P O
Carol Hibbert P P P
Christine McGuire P P P
Trish McLoughlin P P P
Sandra Trickett / P P
Andrew Turner P / /
Susan Walker P P O
J. Fred Wright P P A

key:

P = present
A = absent with apology sent and accepted
O = absent with either no apology submitted or not accepted
/ - not on the Governing Body at that time

 

Committees:

The following committees meet once per term:

Curriculum and Standards – {covering Teaching & Learning, curriculum issues, inclusion issues, student behaviour and welfare (including Child Protection)}

Resources – {covering finance issues, staffing issues, buildings issues}

The following committees meet as required:

  • Pupil discipline committee
  • Personnel and pay implementation committee
  • Personnel appeals committee
  • Headteachers appraisal committee
  • Complaints committee
  • Admissions committee