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Governors at Leventhorpe

 

What do Governors at Leventhorpe Do?

Governors of any school have 3 core strategic functions:

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic Direction.

Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students, and the performance management of Staff.

Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

For detail of our current governor vacancies please click here.

 

What is the function of Link Governors at Leventhorpe?

Each member of the governing body has one or more areas of speciality and are responsible for knowing that area of the school’s work in depth and then reporting back to the relevant committee or to the whole governing body if relevant. In particular, link governors:

• Organise and lead link meetings with relevant members of senior staff at least once per term.
• Feedback to committee meetings and/or provide minutes of link meeting to Clerk/Chair of Committee.
• Investigate and keep current with latest legislation/code or guidance relating to link area.
• Monitor impact of School Growth Plans/actions relating to link area.
• Question/Discuss/Debate link area issues with other GB Committee members and school SLT link staff. Bring decisions to GB Committee where appropriate.
• Understand (and utilise where appropriate) body of evidence from school for improvements or developments relating to link area.
• Understand and utilise opinions and feedback from key stakeholders (staff, students, parents, community) relating to link area.
• Take up training opportunities (available to Governors) for link area where appropriate and affordable.

 

Membership of Committees and Link Responsibilities

Chair of Governors: Dr Tony Evans Vice Chair: David Martin Clerk to Governors: Davina Marshall

School Improvement & Student Welfare Roles / Links / Areas of Responsibility

Governor

Chair - Siobhan Chester

Deputy - Jane Burchfield

Clerk - Maureen Bray

Malcolm White Headteacher, Resources, SISW, Fundraising, Build Group
Ray James Admissions, Faculty Review and Data Analysis
Peter Westbrook Curriculum
Tony Evans Chair of Trustees/Governors, SISW, Resources, Self-Evaluation and Faculty Review
Maureen Bray Teaching & Learning, SEN, Pupil Premium and Looked After Children, Child Protection
Siobhan Chester SCITT, Teaching School, CPD
Jane Burchfield Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Student Welfare and Student Voice
TBC Second in Child Protection

Resources                        Roles / Links / Areas of Responsibility

Governor

Chair - Gary Austin

Vice Chair - Thomas Bailey

Tony Evans Chair of Trustees, Chair of GB, Admissions, SISW, Resources, Data Analysis and Faculty Review
Malcolm White Headteacher, SISW, Resources
David Martin Vice Chair of Trustees / GB, Human Resources and Staff Welfare, Employment Safeguarding and Staff, Student Discipline
Gary Austin Chair Resources, Communication
TBC Careers
TBC Health & Safety
Thomas Bailey Fundraising, PTFA and Community
Chris Warne Fundraising, PTFA and Community
TBC Sixth Form

Linked Governors

Area of Responsibility Governor Link Staff Link
SEN, Pupil Premium and Looked After Children

M. Bray

L. Price
Child Protection

M. Bray

A. Francis
Policy Review Committee Chairs Clerk
HR & Staff Welfare, Safeguarding (Emp), Succession Planning D. Martin W. Shannon
Building Group TBC W. Shannon / M White
Teaching and Learning M. Bray, J. Burchfield D. Harvey
Curriculum P. Westbrook, J. Burchfield J. Dyke
Communications G. Austin M. White
Fundraising, PTFA, Community T. Bailey, C. Warne M. White
CPD S. Chester D. Harvey
Data Analysis Self Evaluation - to include Faculty Review T. Evans and R. James J.Dyke
Sixth Form TBC C. Crosby
Student Welfare (including wellbeing and student voice) J. Burchfield L. Price
Admissions R. James J. Moodie
Health & Safety TBC S. Miller
Student Discipline D. Martin A. Francis
Teaching School (including SCITT) S. Chester B. Kistell
Careers TBC L. Price

Leventhorpe School is operated by Rivers Multi Academy Trust
Company No. 07697367
Registered in England and Wales

Governing Body Policies

Copies of governing body policies are available to parents on request to the Clerk to the Governing Body, care of the School.

Governing Body Documents

 

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