The Governing Body
The Instrument of Government states that the Governing Body shall consist of the following:
3 Parent Governors, LA Governor, Headteacher, Staff Governor and 4 Co-Opted Governors.
The Governing Body of Belswains Primary School is committed to assist the Headteacher and all staff in providing a safe, happy and all inclusive environment in which to deliver the best possible education for our children.
To assist with our aims, school links have been established between Governors and Staff
The Governing Body operates the following sub-committees;-
- Resources – dealing with Finance, Premises, Staff Pay and Conditions
- Strategic – dealing with all curriculum related activities
Working Parties are set up as and when the need arises.
- Pupil Premium and Vulnerable Groups Working Party – ensuring Pupil Premium funding is spent to the best advantage and monitoring results against expenditure
|Governor Type||Name of Governor||Committee||School Link|
|Parent Governor||Mrs Lucy Warner||Strategic||English and School Council|
|Parent Governor||Mrs Mandy Peters||Strategic||PHSE and Website Audit|
|Associate Governor||Mrs Karen Yilmaz||Strategic|
|LA Governor||Miss Sue Cutler (Chair)||Resource, Strategic ( Chair), Pupil Premium||EYFS, SEN and CLA , CP,
|Headteacher||Mr Michael Fearnhead||Resource, Strategic, Pupil Premium|
|Staff Governor||Ms Sarah Schembri||Resource, Pupil Premium|
|Co-Opted Governor – Parent||Mrs Cassandra O’Neill||Strategic||Computing and BSA link|
|Co-Opted Governor – Community||Mr Alan Craig||Resource (Chair), Pupil Premium||Maths and Science|
|Co-Opted Governor – Staff||Mrs Allison Culley||Strategic|
|Co-Opted Governor – Parent||Mr Peter Ingall||Resource,||PE & Sports Premium, Health & Safety and Governor Training|
|Co-Opted Governor – Community||Mr Idris Foster-Edwards ( Vice Chair)||Resource, Strategic, Chair of Disciplinary, Pupil Premium||School Expansion|
The Approved Minutes of governing body meetings are available, upon request, from the school office.
The Governing Body undertakes an Annual Survey of all parents/carers to obtain their views on the performance of the school. Governors are available at all other times to listen to concerns or views of parents/carers and can be contacted via the school office.
The Chair of Governors and Headteacher send out an annual review letter to parents at the end of each academic year .
Attendance Of Governing Body Members
|Governing Body||Year 2017/18|
|I. Foster-Edwards||Vice Chair||√||√||√||√||√|