What does the Governing Body do?

The Governing Body provides strategic leadership and holds the school to account for overall performance.  The Governing Body appoints teaching and support staff, is responsible for the site and prioritises and monitors expenditure of school finances.  They also will take part in the appointment of the Headteacher, and will appoint Deputy or Assistant Headteachers.

Amongst other things, the Governing Body will agree:

  • the aims and objectives for the school
  • the policies which provide a framework for the school's work
  • priorities for development each year
  • the annual financial budget across different areas of expenditure

They will also:

  • confirm the curriculum on offer
  • receive reports on performance, and act as a critical friend.  This will include:
    • the standards of teaching
    • students’ performance in public examinations
    • The quality of provision in the school for different subjects, different groups of students, and those with particular needs

The Governing Body will also oversee the condition and safety of the site, developments in this area, and also the financial health of the school.

 

Who is on the Governing Body?

Name:  Mr D. Tinsley

Position held:  Chair of the governing body

Committee membership:  Finance & Personnel, Staff & Pupil Disciplinary, Pay Review Body

Specific Responsibilities:  Child Protection

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

Name:  Mrs D. Reddy

Position held:  Vice Chair of the governing body

Committee membership:  Finance & Personnel, Staff & Pupil Disciplinary, Pay Review Body

Specific Responsibilities:  Additional Educational Needs/LAC

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

Name:  Mr D. Adams

Position held:  Teacher Governor

Committee Membership:  Curriculum

Specific Responsibilities:  Curriculum

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

Name:  Mr D Charles

Position held:  Head-Teacher

Committee Membership:  All Committees

Specific Responsibilities:  Governor of offsite Visits

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

Name:  Mrs H. Edwards

Position held:  Chair of Curriculum

Committee Membership:  Curriculum, Pay review appeals

Specific Responsibilities:  Literacy governor

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  Rosewood School

Name:  Mrs E. Hindle

Position held:  Parent governor

Committee Membership:  Curriculum, Pay Reviews

Specific Responsibilities:  Pupil Premium

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

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Name:  Mrs C. Chapman

Position held:  Parent Governor

Committee Membership:  Curriculum

Specific Responsibilities:  None

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

 

Name:  Mrs M. Baker

Position held:  Non-Teacher Governor

Committee Membership:  Curriculum

Specific Responsibilities:  None

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

Name:  Mr M. Kelley

Position held:  Health & Safety Governor

Committee Membership:  Finance & Personnel, Health & Safety, Staff & Pupil Disciplinary, Pay Review Appeals

Specific Responsibilities:  Numeracy Governor

Declaration of business interest:  None

Membership of other governing bodies:  None

 

Governors Structure

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Governor Contact


Derek Tinsley (Chair of Governors) - dtinsley@sutton.dudley.sch.uk
Emma Hindle (Parent Governor) - ehindle@sutton.dudley.sch.uk