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Our Governors

Governors' Roles and Responsibilities

The Giles Nursery and Infants' Governing Body

Mrs Victoria Aldwinckle

Parent Governor, appointed 22/10/2019. Term ends 21/10/2023.

Link Governor for PTA and Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium+, English and Music

Attendance 2018-19: N/A

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: None

 

Mrs Badrun Khanom

Parent Governor, appointed 22/10/2019. Term ends 21/10/2023.

Link Governor for Anti-bullying and SEND, Humanities (History/Geography), Religious Education

Attendance 2018-19: N/A

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: None

 

Mrs Judith Garley

Staff Governor, appointed 22/10/2019. Term ends 21/10/2023.

Link Governor for Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium+, Assessment, Art and DT

Attendance 2018-19: 100%

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: Teacher at The Giles Nursery and Infants' School; also Staff Governor

 

Mrs Kate Long

Co-opted Governor, appointed 22/10/2019. Term ends 21/10/2023

Link Governor for Health and Safety, Premises, Attendance, HR, Assessment, PSHCE. Governor Development Co-ordinator, Health and Safety Officer and Premises.

Attendance 2018-19: N/A

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: None.

 

Mrs Rouane Mendel

Governor (Head Teacher), appointed 01/09/2011.

Attendance 2018-19: 100%

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: Head of School and Governor at The Giles Nursery and Infants' School

 

Professor Nick Rogers

Co-opted Governor, appointed 23/10/2018. Term ends 22/10/2022.

Chair of Finance Committee. Link Governor for Mathematics and Science .

Attendance 2018-19: 100%.

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: None.

 

Mr John Stevens

Co-opted Governor, appointed 22/10/2019. Term ends 21/10/2023.

Link Governor for Computing, School Council, Travel Plan, Member of Complaints Panel, Head Teacher's Performance Management and Finance Committee, DPO

Attendance 2018-19: 100%

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: Personal - married to Mrs Stephanie Stevens who is also a governor at the school.

 

Mrs Stephanie Stevens - Chair of Governors

LEA Governor and Chair of Governors, appointed 18/10/2017. Term ends 17/10/2021.

Chair of Curriculum Committee, Member of Appeals Committee and Complaints and Staff Grievance Panel, Head Teacher's Performance Management, Link Governor for Early Years, English, and Mentor for new Governors

Attendance 2018-19: 100%

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: Personal - married to Mr John Stevens who is also a governor at the school

 

Miss Maxine Swieca

Co-opted Governor, appointed 17/10/2017. Term ends 16/10/2021.

Vice-President, Link Governor for Child Protection and Safeguarding, Equalities and Inclusion,  Looked After Children, PE; Member of the Curriculum Committee, Appeals Panel, Complaints and Staff Grievance Panel

Attendance 2018-19: 100%

Interests on Register of Governors' Interests 2019-20: None

 

Clerk to the Governing Body - Miss Jo Hatcher

 

Instrument of Government

The name of the school is The Giles Nursery and Infants’ School. It is a community school. The name of the governing body is The Governing Body of The Giles Nursery and Infants’ School.

 

The governing body consists of:

          2 parent governors

1 Local Authority governor

1 staff governor

1 Headteacher

4 co-opted governors.

 

The total number of governors is 9.  Additionally, there is one Associate Member who has no voting rights.

 

The instrument of government, which came into effect on 23 December 2016, was made by order of Hertfordshire County Council on 23 December 2016. A copy of the instrument is supplied to every member of the governing body.

 

Structure

The Chair of the Governing Body is Mrs Stephanie Stevens.  The Governing Body has two committees:

     - Curriculum Committee - Chair: Mrs Stephanie Stevens

     - Finance Committee - Chair: Professor Nick Rogers

 

There are also three panels: Appeals, Complaints and Staff Grievance and Head Teacher’s Performance Management.

 

Core Purpose

The Governing Body three core functions and is responsible for:

 

     - developing the strategic direction of the school - values, mission and vision

     - being a Critical Friend - supporting the Head Teacher to raise standards of achievement and

       monitoring and evaluating school improvement

      - ensuring Accountability - value for money, ensuring effective and appropriate systems of financial

        and management controls and achieving agreed aims and objectives

 

 

Overview of our Governing Body’s skills

Last year our Governors undertook a skills audit, a summary of which is posted below.  This shows that our Governing Body collectively has an excellent range of skills that enable it to carry out its core functions effectively.

Skills Summary - Governing body

Interests included in the Register of Governors' Interests are also given under each governor’s term of office above.

Annual attendance at full Governor Body meetings is also given under each governor’s term of office above.

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