Our School Governing Body is responsible for making decisions about how the work of the school is run. All governing bodies have certain obligations, legal duties, powers and responsibilities. The Full Governing Body meet five times a year but in addition to these meetings, governors also sit on sub-committees that report to the Full Governing Body. These committees are Curriculum and Standards; Staffing and Communication and Premises and Finance. Our Governing Body includes the following people:
Sandra Allen – Chair of Governors; Co-opted Governor
Karen Anderson – Co-opted Governor
- Maths Link Governor
Andrew Evans – Headteacher
Carol Bond – Co-opted Governor
– Staff Governor
Jo Briscombe – Local Authority Governor
- Chair of Curriculum and Standards committee; Literacy Link Governor
- Works for South Gloucestershire Traded Services
Nicola Allaouat – Co-opted Governor
- Communications link Governor; Attendance link governor, EYFS link governor
- Occasional Lunchbreak Supervisor
Rachel Makepeace – Co-opted Governor
- Creative, PSHE, SMSC, PE link Governor
Gareth Keel – Co-opted Governor
- Chair of Staffing and Communication committee, Professional Development of Staff/SLT/HTPM Link Governor
David Drew – Parent Governor
- Health and Safety Link Governor
Dave Hollis – Co-opted Governor
Erica Cole – Associated Member
- Premises and Finance Committee
Matt Lewis – Clerk to Governors
Membership of committees
Curriculum and Standards
Jo Briscombe (Chair); Karen Anderson; Rachel Makepeace; Andrew Evans; Carol Bond; Nicola Allaouat.
Premises and Finance
Dave Drew (Chair); Andrew Evans; Carol Bond; Dave Hollis; Erica Cole (associate member);
Staffing and Communications
Gareth Keel (Chair); Nicola Allaouat; Karen Anderson; Andrew Evans; Jesse Anderson; Dave Drew and Dave Hollis
Head Teacher Performance Management
Sandra Allen (Chair); Gareth Keel and Dave Drew
Strategic Planning Group
Jo Briscombe; Andrew Evans (or a member of the SLT in his absence); Karen Anderson.
Jo Briscombe is Safeguarding link.
Karen is Maths link.
Nicola is attendance, EYFS and communications link.
Gareth is staff well-being and staff professional development link.
Rachel is PSHE (including British Values) link and Behaviour link
Due to the reconstitution of our Governing Body, attendance data is unreliable due the changes that have occurred, however, average attendance by governors at meetings is 90%. No apologies have been rejected in the last academic year.
A list of Governors Tenure can be found here Governors Tenure
The Register of Governors Interests can be found here Register of Governors Interests
Minutes of Meetings
Full Governing Body Minutes are listed below:
Curriculum and Standards Minutes are listed below:
Premises and Finance Minutes are listed below:
Staffing Minutes are listed below: