Whilst we are very proud of our school, we know that no one gets things right all of the time.  We are committed to working with you to provide the absolute best for all of our children and this includes responding quickly and proportionately to concerns that you raise.  We believe that learning is a lifelong endeavour, and we have systems in place to monitor any concerns and complaints received so that we can evaluate how quickly we resolved matters and how effective the resolution was and use this to improve our practices.   

 

Every school has a full governing body and is supported by the Clerk to Governors.

 

We are:

  • A group of people drawn from the school and the local community
  • Responsible for ensuring the strategic direction of the school and the provision of high quality education
  • Responsible for promoting effective ways of teaching and learning when setting school aims and policies. This responsibility is delegated to the Headteacher who has the responsibility for the day to day management of the school

The Governors fulfill three core functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent

The full scheme of delegation can be found here:

Scheme of Delegation Document

We work by?

  • Appointing governors to Lead roles within the governing body.  Governors are responsible for carrying out the Terms of Reference for their Lead Roles which work alongside the Governor Action Plan and Safeguarding Framework
  • Meeting twice per term, three times in the Autumn term
  • Ensuring our meetings are open to the public
  • Making our meeting agendas available to the website.  Full minutes of each meeting available on request (Part II minutes are not available to the public and cannot be shared outside of the governing body)

 

Governing Body Meeting Planner: 2020-2021

 

TERM
TYPE OF MEETING
DATE OF MEETING - (Wednesday)
Autumn
FGB
09-Sep-20
Autumn
FGB
04-Nov-20
Spring
FGB
20-Jan-21
Spring
FGB
24-Mar-21
Summer
FGB
21-Apr-21
Summer
FGB 
07-Jul-21
Summer
PAY & PERFORMANCE
TBC

 

 

Governors now meet on Wednesdays.

Please click on the date to view the Governor attendance.

Governing Board Meeting Attendance 2020-2021

Governor Attendance 2019 - 2020

 

Our Governors are:

 

 A Buckeridge

Adam Buckeridge

Headteacher - responsible for safeguarding (Designated Safeguarding Lead) and school improvement.

Richard DeCrausaz

Richard DeCrausaz

Chair of the Governing Body. Member of the Finance Committee and the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Committee - lead governor for safeguarding and online safety.

Mike Lacey

Mike Lacey

Vice Chair of the Governing Body. Lead governor for the Headteacher Appraisal Committee. Member of the Pay and Conditions Committee.

Mike Jones

Mike Jones

Member of the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Committee and the Headteacher Appraisal Committee.

Kelly Bridle

Kelly Bridle

Lead governor for the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Committee.

Martin Jackson

Lead Governor for the Finance Committee.

Natasha Durbin

Member of the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Committee.

Felicity Jackson

Clerk to the Governing Body

Mike Worrall

Member of the Pupil Progress and Monitoring Committee. Lead governor for HR and Complaints Procedures.

Michael Elliott

Michael Elliott

Lead governor for the Pay and Conditions Committee. Member of the Pupil Progress and Monitoring Committee.

Jim Smith

Jim Smith

Member of the Pupil Progress and Monitoring Committee and the Headteacher Appraisal Committee. Lead governor for the Teacher Workload Toolkit.

Daniel Dalley

Member of the Finance Committee.

Robbie Andrews

Robbie Andrews

Member of the Safety and Safeguarding Committee.

 

Our Associate Members Are:

 

Etelka Moon
Member of the Health, Safety and Safeguarding Committee.

 

 

For additional information about members of the Governing Body please click here.

Governor Responsibilities 2020-2021

 

Our Clerk can be contacted at:

clerk@etwschool.com 

 
 
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