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Governor’s Full Name

Category of Governor

Appointed by

Terms of Office From

Terms of Office

To / Date stepped down if appropriate

Committees (and voting rights for Associate Members)

Positions of Responsibility

Attendance

2017-18

FGB

Cttee

 

 

 

 

 

 

FGB – Full Governing Body

CSA – Curriculum, Standards & Attainment

RES - Resources

 

 

 

Dorothy Middlemass

CO-OPTED

FGB

23/01/2017

24/01/2013 (10/05/2012 LA)

23/01/2021

23/01/2017

FGB, CSA

FGB Chair

CSA Vice Chair

MADp

3/3

2/3

Carole Parnell

CO-OPTED

FGB

14/03/2016

14/03/2014 (14/03/2012 com)

14/03/2020

FGB, RES

FGB Vice Chair

RES Chair

Safeguarding Deputy

3/3

3/3

Katharine Chappell

CO-OPTED

FGB

July 2015

July 2019

FGB, RES

Early Years

3/3

3/3

Lesley Townsend

PARENT

Parent vote

December 2015

December 2019

FGB, RES

Pupil Voice

English

2/3

3/3

Deborah Fernandes

PARENT

Parent vote

December 2015

December 2019

FGB, CSA

Inclusion

2/3

3/3

Parent Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacquie Fairhurst

CO-OPTED

FGB

November 2016

November 2020

FGB,RES

Safeguarding lead

3/3

2/3

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Sims

LA

FGB

20/02/2014 (20/02/2010)

19/02/2018

FGB, CSA

CSA Chair

Maths

2/3

2/3

Anna Redstone

STAFF

Staff vote

10/09/15

09/09/19

FGB,CSA

Training Planner

1/3

3/3

Daniel Celino

PARENT

Parent vote

November 2017

November 2021

FGB, RES

 

3/3

2/3

Emma Irvine

PARENT

Parent vote

12/02/2014 (12/02/2010)

02/2016

FGB, CSA

Training Rep

N/A

N/A

Emma Irvine

CO-OPTED

FGB

01/03/2016-18

30/11/2016

FGB,CSA

-

N/A

N/A

Fran Lewis

PARENT

Parent vote

28/03/2013

31/08/2016

FGB, CSA

Inclusion

N/A

N/A

Alex Fitzgerald

LA

FGB

24/01/2013 (11/12/200 co-opt/com)

31/08/2016

FGB, RES

RES Vice Chair

 

N/A

N/A

Daniel Rahman

PARENT

Parent vote

October 2016

Spring 2018

FGB, RES

 

1/2

1/2

Ekramun Nabi

PARENT

Parent vote

23/10/2013

22/10/2017

FGB, RES

 

2/3

2/3

 

Structure and Remit Information

 

Governing bodies should also publish the structure and remit of the governing body and any committees and the full names of the Chair(s) of each.

 

Full Governing Body
Chair - Dorothy Middlemass

 

Resources Committee                                             Curriculum,Standards & Attainment Committee
Chair - Carole Parnell                                                                            Chair Jenny Sims

 

The Resources Committee’s overall objective is to enhance the quality of education available to the children at the school including conditions for the staff by:

 

  1. Receiving and considering income and mandatory expenditure placed before it by the Bursar and making recommendations for cost effectiveness in the short
  2. and long term.

 

  1. Receiving details of all monies which the Governing Body has freedom to spend on progressing the school.

 

  1. Considering expenditure proposals from other committees.

 

  1. Receiving details of the Annual Budget and after approval proposing these to the Governing Body.

 

  1. Monitoring budgetary expenditure, ensuring funds are spent appropriately and taking action to avoid over-spending.

 

  1. Considering other matters as may come before the Committee and making recommendations for approval by the Governing Body.

 

  1. Reviewing the School Fund Account and Annual Account before their submission to the Governing Body and other appropriate third parties.

 

  1. Ensuring compliance with all legislation and government requirements regarding financial procedures in schools. Reviewing the school’s financial procedures
  2. annually and ensuring they are adhered to by all staff with financial management responsibility and that financial duties of staff are clearly described to avoid
  3. potential conflicts.

 

  1. Monitoring the needs of the school premises (buildings and grounds) with regard to security, repairs and maintenance, replacements and improvements.

 

  1. Ensuring that all ancillary equipment complies with health and safety statutory requirements.

 

  1. Considering priorities for refurbishment and improvements, obtaining and approving estimates and progressing the various works within thebudget allocations for these.

 

  1. Ensuring school staff are liaising with the appropriate LA department on existing projects.

 

  1. Ensuring actions taken as a result of risk assessments are appropriate.

 

 

  1. Ensuring effective health and safety management by liaising with staff, the LA, Governing Body and other appropriate bodies and monitoring the school Health and Safety Policy.

 

  1. Receiving reports from the Headteacher on matters associated withthese terms of reference (accidents, security infringements, crimes, etc) and reviewing procedures and policy as appropriate.

 

  1. Considering, in conjunction with the Headteacher, and recommending staff training needs as appropriate, to enable the requirements of the school Health and Safety Policy to be met.

 

  1. Considering other matters as may come before the Committee and making recommendations for approval by the Governing Body.

 

  1. Reporting termly to the Governing Body on the matters within these terms of reference.

 

  1. Reviewing and reporting to the Governing Body on school policies:

The Curriculum, Standards and Attainment committee’s overall objective is to enhance the quality of education available to the pupils and raise standards through the discharge of the areas of responsibility delegated to the Committee.

 

Monitoring the development and delivery of the school curriculum through reports by the Headteacher or Subject Co-ordinators in line with areas of focus within the School Improvement Plan, discussion of documentation, liaison between co-ordinators and subject governors, and via ‘subject focus’ observation meetings twice a year.

 

Monitoring and reviewing the National Curriculum and policies which the Governing body has delegated to this Committee.

 

Monitoring the School’s progress and development (through the School Improvement Plan,the Ofsted Framework and review the School’s Self Evaluation on a regular basis, together with any recommendations arising from Ofsted Inspection reports.

To participate in the setting of statutory targets.

 

Monitoring standards and attainment through the consideration of information relating to statutory assessments and bench marking data, and review areas for improvement as appropriate.

 

Reporting termly to the Governing Body on matters enshrined in these terms of reference.

 

 

From 1 September 2015 Governing Bodies will be under a duty to publish on their website their register of interests. The register should set

out for each Governor and Associate Member, and those who have served at any point over the past 12 months, their:

  • relevant business and pecuniary interests;
  • details of any governance roles in other educational establishments;
  • any material interests arising from
    • relationships between governors; or,
    • relationships between governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)

Governing Bodies should make clear in their Code of Conduct that this information will be published on their Governors and Associate Members. Anyone failing to provide information to enable the Governing Body to fulfil their responsibilities may be in breach of the Code of Conduct and as a result bring the Governing Body into disrepute. In such cases the Governing Body should consider suspending the governor.

From the information gathered from individual returns (see Appendix A), the information can be summarised and published as follows.

GOVERNOR’S FULL NAME

BUSINESS / PECUNIARY INTERESTS

DETAILS OF GOVERNANCE ROLES IN OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLSHMENTS

MATERIAL INTERESTS ARISING FROM RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN GOVERNORS or

GOVERNORS AND SCHOOL STAFF (INCLUDING SPOUSES, PARTNERS AND CLOSE RELATIVES)

Dorothy Middlemass

none

Member of the Cirrus Primary Academy Trust

Vice Chair of Leo Academy Trust

Chair of IEB Cheam Common Junior Academy

none

Carole Parnell

none

none

None

Daniel Rahman

none

none

None

Anna Redstone

Employee at Muschamp

none

None

Jacquie Fairhurst

none

Governor/Executive Head Teacher Headstart School

None

Ekramun Nabi

None

none

None

Daniel Celino

none

none

Wife of school teacher at Muschamp

Jenny Sims

Principle of adult learning college

Governor Southmead School

None

Katharine Chappell

none

none

none

Lesley Townsend

None

None

none

Deborah Fernandes

none

None

None

 

Register of Interests

Muschamp Primary School

In the interests of transparency and accountability, all staff and governors are required to register in advance interests that are capable of causing conflicts.

Staff and governors must regard themselves as having a personal interest in any matter if that matter directly relates to, or impacts on, their interests or any decision they are asked to take that would affect the well-being or financial position of themselves, a relative or close friend.

Full details of the school’s Policy on Declaration of Interests for Staff and Governors is available for inspection from the school office.

 

The School Governance Constitution Statutory Guidance, requires governors (and associate Members) to provide information on relevant business and pecuniary interests, details of governance roles in other educational establishments or material interests arising from relationships between governors or governors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives).

FULL NAME:

POSITION:

 

CATEGORY OF GOVERNOR:

 

BUSINESS / PECUNIARY INTERESTS

DETAILS OF GOVERNANCE ROLES IN OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLSHMENTS

MATERIAL INTERESTS ARISING FROM RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN GOVERNORS or GOVERNORS AND SCHOOL STAFF (INCLUDING SPOUSES, PARTNERS AND CLOSE RELATIVES)

Paid (Y/N)

 

 

 

 

(Please continue overleaf if required)

 

 

  1. declare the above information, to my knowledge, represents all information that may potentially compromise my impartiality as a member of school staff/governor.

 

Signed_______________________________________ Date ____________

 

 

 

BUSINESS / PECUNIARY INTERESTS

DETAILS OF GOVERNANCE ROLES IN OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLSHMENTS

MATERIAL INTERESTS ARISING FROM RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN GOVERNORS or GOVERNORS AND SCHOOL STAFF (INCLUDING SPOUSES, PARTNERS AND CLOSE RELATIVES)

PAID (Y/N)

 

 

 

 

 

‘Relative’ means spouse, partner, parent, step-parent, parent-in-law, son, daughter, step-son, step-daughter, child of a partner, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, cousin or the spouse or partner of any of the preceding persons. In relation to:

  • any employment or business carried on by such persons
  • any organisation in which such persons have a beneficial interest
  • any organisation in which such persons hold a position of general management

 

The following list illustrates specific situations where interests should be recorded:

  • relevant securities which are not placed in a Blind Trust
  • paid employment, office or profession
  • paid employment, office or profession of relatives, other regular significant sources of payment from an organisation or an investment which might be considered relevant
  • directorships, whether paid or not, of any organisation
  • membership of other public bodies (e.g. governing bodies of universities, colleges and schools, and local authorities), trusteeships (e.g. of museums, galleries and similar bodies), and acting as an office holder or trustee for pressure groups, trade unions and voluntary or not-for-profit organisation.
  • Relationships between governors and members of school staff.
  • School governors also need to detail any other educational establishments they govern.

 

SUMMARY FOR SCHOOL GOVERNORS

From 1 September 2015 governing bodies will be under a duty to publish on their website their Register of Interests (in a readily accessible form) The register should set out for each current governor and those which have served at any point over the past 12 months the:

  • relevant business/pecuniary interests of Governors and Associate Members
  • details of any other educational establishments they govern.
  • any material interests arising from
  • relationships between governors; or,
  • relationships between governors and members of school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)

Governing Bodies should make clear in their Code of Conduct that this information will be published on their website for all Governors and Associate Members.

 

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