The governing board is composed of the following members, as detailed in the Instrument of Government for the school dated 1.6.18:
2 Parent Governors (elected into post),
1 Staff governor (elected into post),
1 Headteacher ex officio),
1 LEA governor nominated by the LA and accepted for appointment by the Governing Board,
7 Co-opted Governors (appointed by the Governing Board).
The purpose of governance is to provide confident, strategic leadership and to create robust accountability, oversight and assurance for educational and financial performance. The Board has three strategic core functions:
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- Holding Executive Leaders/ Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the organization/school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
- Overseeing the financial performance of the organization/school and making sure its money is well spent.
The Governing Board of Minet Junior School has resolved to conduct all its business as a full Governing board, and to work collectively without a committee model structure over the academic year 2018/19 other than statutory committees such as Pay and Salaries.
The main responsibilities to be managed by the Governing Board are:
To set and regularly review the vision and values of the school and ensure that these are shared with all stakeholders
To take an active role in School Self Evaluation identifying success and areas requiring improvement.
To approve, update and review regularly the School Improvement Plan
To Monitor the:
Achievement of pupils at the school;
Quality of teaching;
Behaviour and safety of pupils;
Quality of leadership;
Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of pupils;
The extent to which education meets the needs of the range of pupils at the school, and particularly those with disabilities or special educational needs;
Effectiveness of curriculum planning, delivery and outcomes;
How the school prepares pupils for life in a modern democratic and global society;
Effective engagement with parents, other schools, external agencies and the community to provide a range of quality learning opportunities and;
The effectiveness of safeguarding arrangements.
|Name||Date Of Appointment||Term Of Office Ends||Appointed By||Governor Category||Voting Rights||Roles and Responsibilities||Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests||Governance Roles in Other Educational Institutions|
|Tirzah Bagnulo||01/11/2017||31/10/2021||Governors||Co-Opted||Yes||Chair; Inclusion; Curriculum & Learning.||Chair – Beauclerc and Chennestone Schools|
|Eamon Evans||25/09/2018||24/09/2022||Governors||Co-Opted||Yes||Safeguarding &Child Protection; Curiculum & Learning||Employee LB of Hillingdon|
|Kellie Ryan||Ex-officio||Ex-officio||Governors||Head Teacher||Yes||Health & Safety and Premises||NilEmployee, Department for Education|
|Kuraish Quattawala||16/05/2018||15/05/2022||Governors||Co-Opted||Yes||Finance; Health & Safety and Premises||Nil|
|Khalid Rashid||16/05/2018||15/05/2022||Governors||Co-Opted||Yes||Finance; Wellbeing|
|Julie Field||Not Appointed||No formal term||Governors||Associate Member||No||Business Manager||Nil|
|Rosalie Taylor||Not Appointed||No formal term||Governors||Associate Member||No||Safeguarding Lead|
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