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Governors Newsletter 2017-18

 

Meeting Minutes

Here are the Minutes

Governing body minutes 13th June 2017

Annual General Meeting – 12 September 2017

Finance Committee Meeting- 6th March 2018

 

 

INSTRUMENT OF GOVERNANCE

1) The name of the School is Crowlees Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Junior and Infant School.

2) The school is a Voluntary Controlled School.

3) The name of the governing body is ‘The Governing Body of Crowlees Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Junior and Infant School’.

4) The governing body shall consist of :- (a) 1 Head Teacher: Mrs K Woods (b) 1 Staff Governor: Miss N Morgan (c) 1 LA Governor: Vacancy (d) 2 Parent Governors: Dr S Watts and Mr J Breeze (e) 2 Foundation Governors (referred to in paragraphs 6 or 7 below): Rev H Baker, Mr C Wilding (f) 8 Co-opted Governors: Mr S King, Mr J Hudson, Rev H Bulter (Chair), Mrs R Corcoran, Mr N McKeown, Mrs M Shilton, Mr P Byrne and Mr M Lord.

5) Total number of governors is 15.

6) 1 Foundation Governor appointed by the Leeds Diocesan Board of Education after consultation with the Parochial Church Council for the Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Mirfield.

7) a. The holder of the following office shall be a Foundation Governor ex-officio: The Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Mirfield. b. The Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry within which the School is situated shall appoint a Foundation Governor to act in the place of the ex-officio Foundation Governor whose governorship derives from the office named in (a) above, in the event that the ex-officio Foundation Governor is unable or unwilling to act as a Foundation Governor, or there is a vacancy in the office by virtue of which his governorship ends.

8) The Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry in which the School is situated shall be entitled to request the removal of any ex-officio Foundation Governor and to appoint any substitute governor.

9) Ethos statement for the School Recognising its historic foundation, the School will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level. The School aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith, and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.

10) That the School has a trust deed.

11) This instrument of government comes into effect on 1 September 2014.

12) This instrument was made by The Kirklees Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Schools (Instrument of Government) No 12 Order 2014. 13) A copy of the instrument must be supplied to every member of the governing body (and the head teacher, if not a governor).

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017 – 18

 Name  Type  Current Term Ends
 Rev H Baker Foundation  Ex-Officio
 Mr C Wilding Foundation 26-03-2019
 Mr J Breeze Parent 03-10-2017
 Mrs R Wrathmell Parent 03-11-2020
 Vacancy  LA  –
 Mrs N Collins Staff 04-09-2020
 Mrs K Woods Staff  HT
 Mr N McKeown Co-opted 19-05-2019
 Rev H Butler Co-opted 17-07-2020
 Mr M Lord Co-opted 22-11-2019
 Mr P Byrne Co-opted 02-12-2019
 Mrs M Shilton Co-opted 31-08-2018
 Mr J Hudson Co-opted 31-08-2018
 Mr R Corcoran Co-opted 09-10-2018
 Mr S King Co-opted 31-08-2018

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP AND POSITION OF RESPONISIBILTY

Name Committee membership Position of responsibility
Rev H Baker  – Vicar of St Mary’s Curch
Mr C Wilding Staff dismissals/Curriculum & Monitoring/Teacher Appraisals/Head Teacher Performance Management Foundation Governor
Mrs R Wrathmell Curriculum Monitoring
Mr J Breeze Finance/Dismissal Appeals
Vacancy  –
Miss N Morgan  – Class teacher
Mrs K Woods Staffing/Finance/Curriculum & Monitoring/Teacher Appraisal Head teacher
Mr N McKeown Pupil Discipline/Curriculum & Monitoring/Head Teacher’s Performance Management Vice Chair; Early Years Foundation Stage Governor
Rev H Butler Pupil Discipline/Curriculum & Monitoring/ Head Teacher’s Performance Management/Complaints Parish Priest; Chair of Governors
Mr M Lord Pupil Discipline Governor for Vulnerable Children (Looked after children/ Child Protection/safeguarding/pupil premium)
Mr P Byrne Pupil discipline/Complaints
Mrs M Shilton  – Health & Safety Governor
Mr J Hudson Finance/ Dismissal Appeals Finance Governor
Mrs R Corcoran Staffing/Curriculum & Monitoring Deputy head; SEN Governor
Mr S King Staff dismissals/Teacher Appraisals/ Complaints

 

CURRENT GOVERNOR INTERESTS

Name  Interests declared at AGM
 Rev H Baker  Vicar of St Mary’s Church Mirfield
 Mr C Wilding  NIL
 Mrs R Wrathmell  NIL
 Mr J Breeze  Extra curricular co-ordinator (Spen Trust)
 Vacancy
 Miss N Morgan  Teacher at Crowlees
 Mrs K Woods  Head Teacher at Crowlees
 Mr N McKeown  NIL
 Rev H Butler  Consultant for ‘Collaboratives’ School Improvement;
  Parish Priest
 Mr M Lord  NIL
 Mr P Byrne  NIL
 Mrs M Shilton Teaching Assistant at Crowlees
 Mr J Hudson  NIL
 Mr R Corcoran Deputy head teacher at Crowlees
 Mr S King  NIL