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    The Role of the Local Governing Body

    The Local Governing Body has three core functions:

    • Setting the vision and strategic direction
    • Holding the Principal and his Senior Leadership Team to account for the educational performance of the school
    • Ensuring financial health, probity and value for money

    School governors and their roles:

    Term of Office
    Specific Responsibilities
    Sarah Brown Community Governor 11/11/2013 – 11/11/2017 Vice Chair, Child Protection
    Liz Jones Community Governor 11/11/2013 – 11/11/2017 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
    Children Looked After
    Pupil Premium
    Martin Dove
    Community Governor 01/09/2015 – 01/09/2019 Complaints
    Health and Safety
    Student Liaison Advisor
    Conrad Hart-Brooke Parent Governor 11/11/2013 – 11/11/2017  
    Cath Lennon Principal    
    Tracey Atkins Parent Governor 04/10/2013 – 04/10/2017  
    Janet Purcell Community Governor 12/03/2015 – 12/03/2019 Training Governor
    Martin Truscott Staff Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2019  
    James Tuck Staff Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2019  
    Cllr Mary Harland Community Governor 10/11/2015 – 10/11/2019  

    Governors' Meetings 2016/2017

    Local Governing Body Wednesday 14th September 2016
    Wednesday 16th September 2016
    Monday 23rd January 2017
    Tuesday 25th April 2017
    Monday 19th June 2017

    Governor Attendance: Local Governing Body

    Key:  X = Attended, N = Absent, R = Resigned         

    Governor 14/9/16 8/11/16 23/01/17 25/04/17 19/07/17
    Martin Dove x x x    
    Sarah Brown N N x    
    Conrad Hart-Brooke x x x    
    Cath Lennon x x x    
    Janet Purcell x x x    
    James Tuck x x N    
    Elisabeth Jones N x x    
    Martin Truscott x x x    
    Clir Mary Harland N N x    
    Tracey Atkins N x N    


    Parent Governors are elected by the parents of pupils in school.
    Community Governors are appointed by the Brigshaw Learning Partnership
    Staff Governors are elected by the staff of the school.
    Associate Members are appointed by the Local Governing Body and work in an advisory capacity. Associate Members have no voting rights.
    The Principal holds an ex-officio position.