Our Governing Body

Constitution:

2 x Staff Governors

1 x LA Governor

3 x Foundation Governors

2 x Parent Governors

4 x Co-opted Governors

The Role of the Governing Body:
The core strategic function of the Governing Body is:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance of staff; and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

There are 2 committees; Finance, Staffing and Premies; and Standards and Achievements.

Below is a list of our current Governors:-

Name of Governor Date of Appointment Type of Governor Term of Office Pecuniary Interests FGB:Attendance Record 2016-2017
Helen Storey N/A Headteacher N/A None declared 100%
Elisabeth Fenwick (Chair of Governors) September 2015 Co-opted
(Appointed by the Board)
4 years Education Consultant 100%
Janet Caine (Chair of Standards & Achievement) December 2013 Foundation
(Appointed by the Diocese)
4 years None declared 86%
Sarah Turner June 2016 Foundation
(Appointed by the Diocese)
4 years None Declared 100%
Neil Cowen (Vice Chair & Chair of Finance Committee) September 2015 Co-opted
(Appointed by the Board)
4 years None declared 71%
Claire Williams March 2016 Parent
(Elected by the Parents)
4 years None declared 86%
Janet Willis June 2016 LA
(Nominated by the LA, Appointed by the Board)
4 years None declared 71%
Betsy Hockaday January 2015 Staff
(Elected by the staff)
4 years None declared 57%
Louise Clarke March 2016 Parent
(Elected by the Parents)
4 years None declared 100%
Lynn Bell N/A Clerk
(Appointed by the Board)
N/A None declared 100%

There are currently 3 vacancies on the Governing Body.

Below is a list of Governors who have served at any point over the last 12 months but not current:

Name of Governor Date of Leaving Type of Governor Term of Office Pecuniary Interests Attendance Record
Gary Tubbs August 2017 Foundation
(Ex-Officio, appointed by the Diocese)
4 years None declared 100%

Governor Responsibilities:

Name Governor Position Link Role Committee
Helen Storey Acting Headteacher Leadership/managment All
Elisabeth Fenwick Chair of Governors  Safeguarding/IT/Mathematics All
Neil Cowen Vice Chair of Governors & Chair of Finance, Staffing & Premises committee Science Finance, Staffing & Premises
Janet Caine Foundation
Chair of Standards & Ahievement committee
EYFS, English & Art/RE/Worship Standards and Achievement
Sarah Turner Foundation SEND/RE/Worship Standards and Achievement
Louise Clarke Parent History/Geography Finance, Staffing & Premises
Claire Williams Parent
Link Governor
PE/Sport Standards & Achievement
Janet Willis LA   Finance, Staffing & Premises
Betsy Hockaday Staff   Standards & Achievement






 

All governors take part in additional working groups as necessary.

 

‘God has given each of us different gifts
Together we can do great things.’

At Pennington Church of England Primary School we share Christian values and God’s love through our teaching and learning.

We aim to nurture and educate every unique Pennington child, regardless of gender, race, culture or background. We celebrate individuality and appreciate everybody’s different gifts.

Children grow into happy, confident people who proudly reach their potential whilst developing their own talents and interests. We enjoy learning within our Pennington family, our community and God’s wider world.

 

 

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