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The Lyppard Grange Primary School Empowering children to be secure, engaged and equipped for life.

Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

 
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor, together with a record of theri attendance at meetings.

There are three categories of governor at our school: parent governors; co-opted governors; and staff governors. The Headteacher is also a governor. There is also a Clerk to the Governing Body.

 

The current governors are:

 

Governor

Role and Category

Business/Financial Interests/Other Governance Roles

Hayley Watson

Chair of Governors

Parent Governor

Hayley's background is in nursing and she currently runs a first aid training company. Hayley has no additional financial or business interests.

Hayley is not a governor elsewhere.

Lee Houghton

Vice Chair of Governors

Parent Governor

Safeguarding Governor

Lee's background is within the social care sector. Lee is a Registered Children's Home Manager. He has no additional financial or business interests.

Lee is not a governor elsewhere.

Ken Dallow

Co-opted Governor

 

Ken is a retired retail director. Ken has no additional business or financial interests.

Ken is not a governor elsewhere.

Adeline Sims

Parent Governor

 

Adeline works in catering within a local pre-school setting. Adeline has no additional business or financial interests.

Adeline is not a governor elsewhere.

Becky Thorp

Co-opted Governor

Becky is the Deputy Headteacher of the school. Becky has no additional business or financial interests.

Becky is not a governor elsewhere.

Jo Morgan

 

Parent Governor

 

Jo runs her own marketing company. Jo has no additional business or financial interests.

Jo is not a governor elsewhere.

Lucy Hodgson

Co-opted Governor

Lucy is local county councillor. Her background is in the catering industry.. Lucy has no additional business or financial interests.

Lucy is also a Governor at Heart of Worcestershire College

Dave Groves

Staff Governor

Dave is the school’s EYFS and KS1 Leader. Dave has no additional business or financial interests.

Dave is not a governor elsewhere.

 David   McBurney

 Co-opted Governor

David is a retail manager for a national retailer. David has no additional business interests and is not a governor elsewhere.

Phil Jackson

 

Headteacher

 

Phil has been headteacher at Lyppard Grange Primary School since 2009. Phil is also on the Board of The Villages Multi-Academy Trust. Phil has no other business or financial interests and is not a governor elsewhere.

 

The Governing Body works closely with the school’s Senior Leadership Team and staff to determine the strategic direction for the school. They have responsibility for monitoring the school’s work and provide challenge and support. As well as meeting each half term, governors visit school to meet with staff and to observe activity in classrooms. They receive regular updates from school staff on what is happening in school.

 

The Governing Body are working closely with the Leadership Team to support continued improvement ensuring high quality teaching, great learning opportunities, an engaging and relevant curriculum and good outcomes for all children.

 

The Governing Body has clear terms of reference and a schedule of activity for the year’s meetings. From time to time other committee and/or working groups are formed in response to particular developments or circumstances. The Governing Body does not currently have sub-committees as we are keen to ensure all governors have a full understanding of all aspects of the school.

 

Governors are committed to helping the school achieve its vision to 'empower all children to be secure, engaged and equipped for life.'

 

All of our governors can be contacted, in confidence, via the school office.

Record of Governors' attendance at meetings of the Full Governing Body

Date

Hayley Watson

Lee Houghton

Ken Dallow

Lucy Hodgson

Roz Barnwell

Dave Groves

Becky Thorp

Adeline Simms

Phil Jackson

Jo Morgan

David McBurney

14 September 2017

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

x

ü

 

 

18 October 2017

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

 

3 November 2017

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

 

22 January 2018

ü

ü

ü

x

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

 

19 March 2018

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

 

21 May 2018

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

 

21 September 2018

ü

ü

ü

x

ü

x

ü

ü

ü

Newly elected

Newly appointed

11 December 2018

ü

ü

ü

ü

Term of office ended

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

8 February 2019

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

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