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Governing Body

Welcome to the Governors' section!

The committees meet once per term and there is also a Full Governing Body meeting every term.

 

Structure of the Governing Body

 

This is currently the structure of our Governing Body:

Local Authority Governors (1)

Councillor Ron Whittle

 

Staff Governors (2)

Mr Mark Geldard (Headteacher)

Mrs Kay Hinksman

 

Parent Governors (3)

Mrs Samuna Patel

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

Mr Zaheer Aslam

 

Co-opted Governors (6)

Ms Amina Diwan (Chair)

Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)
Mrs Michele Battersby
Councillor Phil Riley

Miss Jessica Orme

Mr David Pearson
 

 

Dates of Governors’ meetings 2017 – 2018

Autumn Term

Headteacher’s Performance Review Panel – To be confirmed

Strategic Committee – Thursday 12th October 2017

Curriculum Committee - Thursday 16th November 2017

Buildings / Health and Safety Committee – Tuesday 21st November 2017

Finance / Staffing Committee – Tuesday 14th November 2017

Full Governing Body – Monday 4th December 2017 @ 5pm

 

Spring Term

Curriculum Committee – Thursday 1st March 2018

Finance / Staffing Committee – Tuesday 20th February 2018

Buildings / Health and Safety Committee – Tuesday 6th March 2018

Finance / Staffing Committee – Tuesday 13th March 2018

Full Governing Body – Monday 19th March 2018 @ 5pm

 

Summer Term

Curriculum Committee – Thursday 21st June 2018

Buildings / Health and Safety Committee – Tuesday 12th June 2018

Finance / Staffing Committee – Tuesday 19th June 2018

Full Governing Body – Monday 9th July 2018 @ 5pm

 

PLEASE NOTE;  All committee meetings will be scheduled for 4.30pm unless agreed otherwise.  Full Governing Body meetings will be at 5pm.

 

Membership of committees:

 

Finance and staffing/Pay

Mr Ron Whittle

Miss Jessica Orme

Mr Mark Geldard

Mr Phil Riley

Mr Sheraz Butt

 

Curriculum/Pupil Welfare

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

Mr Mark Geldard

Mrs Kay Hinksman

Mrs Samuna Patel

Mr Sheraz Butt

Ms Amina Diwan

Mrs Michele Battersby

 

Premises/Health and Safety

Mr David Pearson

Mr Ron Whittle

Mr Zaheer Aslam

Mr Mark Geldard

Mrs Kay Hinksman

 

Strategic Committee

Mr Mark Geldard

Ms Amina Diwan

Mr Sheraz Butt

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

 

Headteacher’s performance management review panel

Mr Ron Whittle

Mr David Pearson

Ms Amina Diwan

  

 

Governor Attendance

/ = present; AA= apologies accepted; ANA= apologies not accepted; AWA = absent without apologies

 

Full Governing Body Meetings

Governor

04/04/16

11/07/16 05/12/16 03/04/17 10/07/17

Councillor Ron Whittle

/

/ / / /

Mr Mark Geldard (Headteacher)

/

/ / / /

Mrs Kay Hinksman

- - Appointed 25/03/17 / /

Mrs Samuna Patel

AA

/ AWA AA AWA

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

/

/ / / /

Ms Amina Diwan (Chair)

/

AA / / /

Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)

AA

/ / / AA

Councillor Phil Riley

AA

AA / / /

Miss Jessica Orme

Mat. leave

Mat. leave Mat. leave Mat leave /

Mr David Pearson

AA

/ / / AWA

Mrs Michele Battersby

Appointed 08/06/16

/ / / /
Mr Zaheer Aslam AA AA / AWA /

 

Finance and Staffing Committee meetings

Governor

21/06/16 15/11/16 21/02/17 28/03/17 27/06/17

Mr Ron Whittle

/ / / / /

Miss Jessica Orme

/ AA AA AA AA

Mr Mark Geldard

/ / / / /

Mr Phil Riley

/ / AA AA AA

Mr Sheraz Butt

/ AWA / / /

 

Curriculum Committee meetings

Governor

03/03/16

Summer term meeting combined with FGB 11/07/16 10/11/16 02/03/17 22/06/17

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

/

/ / / /

Mr Mark Geldard

/

/ / / /

Mrs Kay Hinksman

- - - Appointed 25/03/17 /

Mrs Samuna Patel

/

/ AWA AA /

Mr Sheraz Butt

/

/ AWA AA /

Michele Battersby

Appointed 08/06/17

/ / / /

 

Premises/Health and Safety Committee meetings

Governor

08/03/16

16/06/16 09/11/16 07/03/17 13/06/17

Mr David Pearson

AWA

/ / / /

Mr Ron Whittle

/

AA / / AWA

Mr Mark Geldard

/

/ / / /

Mr Zaheer Aslam

/

/ / / /
Mrs Kay Hinksman - - - Appointed 25/03/17 /

 

Strategic Committee meetings  (Autumn Term only)

  23/09/14 07/10/15 13/10/16    

Mr Mark Geldard

/

/

/

 

 

Ms Amina Diwan

/

/

/

 

 

Mr Sheraz Butt

AA

AA

/

 

 

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala - - /    

 

 

Headteachers’ Performance Review Panel (Autumn Term only)

  20/10/14 22/10/15 22/11/16    

Mr Ron Whittle

/

/

/

 

 

Mr David Pearson

/

/

/

 

 

Ms Amina Diwan

/

AA

/

 

 

 

Key Information for Current School Governors

Governor

Committees

Category

Appointed by

Term of Office

Pecuniary Interests

Ms Amina Diwan (Chair)

Strategic Committee

Headteacher's Performance Management Review Panel

Co-opted

Governing Body

09/12/18

None

Mr Sheraz Butt (Vice Chair)

Finance/Staffing and Pay

Curriculum

Strategic Committee

Co-opted

Governing Body

09/12/18

Works for Twin Valley Homes

Mr Mark Geldard (Headteacher)

Finance/Staffing and Pay

Curriculum

Premises / Health and Safety

Strategic Committee

Staff

Governing Body

N/A

None

Councillor Ron Whittle

Finance/Staffing and Pay

Premises / Health and Safety

Headteacher’s Performance Management Review Panel

Local Authority Governor

Local Authority

31/08/18

Wife works for Key Stage Supply Agency

Mrs Kay Hinksman

Curriculum

Premises/Health and Safety

Staff

Governing Body

24/03/21

None

Mrs Samuna Patel

Curriculum

Parent

Governing Body

07/03/19

None

Mrs Rizwana Paderwala

Curriculum

Parent

Governing Body

24/12/17

None

Mr Zaheer Aslam

Premises /Health and Safety

Parent

Governing Body

16/03/19

None

Mrs Michele Battersby

Curriculum

Co-opted

Governing Body

09/06/20

Headteacher at St Silas CE School

Councillor Phil Riley

Finance/Staffing and Pay

Co-opted

Governing body

09/12/18

None

Miss Jessica Orme

Finance/Staffing and Pay

Co-opted

Governing Body

09/12/18

None

Mr David Pearson

Premises / Health and Safety

Headteacher’s Performance Management Review Panel

Co-opted

Governing Body

09/12/18

None

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