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Newbold and Tredington C of E Primary School & Day Nursery

Newbold and Tredington

C of E Primary School and Day Nursery

Creating a chance to SHINE everyday

Governors

About Our Governors

The Governors work closely with the Head teacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure that pupils enjoy a positive, high quality educational experience during their time at Newbold and Tredington C of E Primary School.

Governors bring many skills and experiences to their role in supporting, promoting and protecting the interests of the school, its pupils and its staff and are an important link between the school and its local community. Decisions taken by the Governors are based upon the advice of committees who deal with specific issues and then report back to the full Board with their recommendations.

Governors have a number of responsibilities including:

  • Setting the strategic direction of the school and agreeing policies and objectives
  • Monitoring the curriculum
  • Reviewing and approving the school’
  • Monitoring pupil progress
  • Appointing the Head teacher

Governors sit on one of two sub-committees as well as the full governing body:

  • Performance and Standards (P+S)
  • Resources

We meet formally at least once per term and minutes of Full GB meetings are available on the website. All meetings are available from the school office for parents to access.

We are involved in all aspects of school life and regularly visit the school to observe the school and children at work.

The Governing body comprises 11 Governors, including the Head teacher. An individual’s term of office comprises 4 years, after which time they must seek re-appointment. Current governors are listed together with the expiry of their term of office:

All Governors may be contacted via the school office.

There is no longer a legal requirement to produce a Governors Annual Report to Parents. Information about the school can be found in the School Profile. 

Mr David McWhirter - LA Representative 

Name: Mr David McWhirter - LA Representative
Term: Jan 2016 - Jan 2024
Appointed by: LA
Sub-committee: P&S
Responsibility: Chair of Governors / SEN/Safeguarding
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21:

P&S 3/3

Resources 2/2

Parent Governor Vacancy 

Name:

 

Term:  
Appointed by: Parent election
Sub-committee:  
Responsibility:

 

Register of Interest:  

Attendance on Full GB 2020/21:

 
Attendance at committee 2020/21:  

Mr Bruce Gamwell - Community Governor
 

Name:

Bruce Gamwell

Term: Sept 2021 - Sept 2025
Appointed by: LA
Sub-committee: P&S
Responsibility:  
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21:  
Attendance at committee 2020/21:  

Mrs Natalie Hufton Jones - Parent Governor 

Name:

Mrs Natalie Hufton Jones - Parent Governor

Term: Nov 2020 - Nov 2024
Appointed by: Parent election
Sub-committee: Resources (Chair)
Responsibility:

Vice Chair, Nursery and Finance

Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: 3/3

Mrs Laura Allison
 

Name:

Mrs Laura Allison

Term: Oct 2019-Oct 2023
Appointed by: Parent election
Sub-committee: Resources
Responsibility: H&S Governor
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: Resources 2/3

Mrs Hannah Gregory - Foundation Governor
 

Name:

Mrs Hannah Gregory

Term: 2020 - 2024 (temporary)
Appointed by: Diocese
Sub-committee: P & S
Responsibility:  
Register of Interest:

None

Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 2/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: P&S 2/3

Mrs Sian Jones - Foundation Governor 

Name:

Mrs Sian Jones - Foundation Governor

Term: Oct 2019 - Oct 2023
Appointed by: Diocesan
Sub-committee: P&S
Responsibility: Inclusion Governor
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 1/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: P&S 2/3

Miss Michelle Eddy - Community Governor 

Name:

Miss Michelle Eddy

Term: 2020 - 2024
Appointed by: Chair of Governors
Sub-committee: Chair of P&S 
Responsibility: Maths
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: P&S 3/3

Miss Natalie Walsh - Staff Governor 

Name:

Miss Natalie Walsh - Staff Governor

Term: September 2017 - September 2025
Appointed by: Staff election
Sub-committee: P&S
Responsibility: English Lead
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21: P&S 3/3

Samantha Moran- Clerk to Governors 

Name:

Diana Spragg  - Clerk to Govenors

Term: October 2019
Appointed by: LA
Sub-committee:  
Responsibility:  
Register of Interest:  
Attendance on Full GB 2019/20:  
Attendance at committee 2019/20:  

Mrs Samantha Welsby - Head teacher 

Name:

Mrs Samantha Welsby - Head teacher

Term: Sept 2012 to date
Appointed by:  
Sub-committee: Resources & P&S
Responsibility:  
Register of Interest: None
Attendance on Full GB 2020/21: 3/3
Attendance at committee 2020/21:

P&S 3/3

Resources 3/3