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Governors

The role of the Governing Body is to provide strategic management and to act as a "critical friend", supporting the work of the headteacher and other staff.

 

School Governors support the school by:

 

  • Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils.
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
  • Ensuring the site and buildings are compliant with health and safety regulations.

 

Governors have a four-year term of office and are actively involved in the life of Little Kingshill Combined School. The Chair and Vice Chair are appointed on a one year term.

 

Minutes of Governors’ Meetings are available for parents to view within the school and there are formal and informal opportunities for meeting governors at various events during the year.

 

Mrs Jo Holdsworth was appointed as the Chair of the school’s Governing Body in November 2020.

 

The Governing Body is made up as follows: 

 

Governor

Governor Type

Responsibility

Term Ends

Mrs Jo Holdsworth (Chair)

Parent Governor      Development November 2024
Dr Frances Rawle (Vice Chair) Co-opted

GDPR

November 2021
Mr Stephen Dodd Headteacher   N/A

Ms Lisa Davies

Associate

Quality of Education 

 

N/A

Mrs Sue Treasure

Co-Opted

 

SEND,

Safeguarding

PSHE

Oct 2024

Mr Martin Quigley

Co-Opted

Finance

 

Feb 2022

Mr Paul Hunter

Local Authority

Health & Safety,

Pupil Premium

Mar 2023

Mrs Hannah Ayres

Parent

Equalities

 

Oct 2023

Mr Jack Pounder Staff

    Health & Safety

Nov 2024

Dr Ali Qureishi

Parent

 

Nov 2024

 

The Whole Governing Body meets once a term and is supported by a number of committees that typically meet termly.

 

Our Governors have no relevant business interests at the school and no relationships with school staff.

 

Being a School Governor is an incredibly rewarding way of making a difference to the school. If you are interested in becoming a School Governor, please contact Jo Holdsworth at jholdsworth@lkcs.org.uk

 

Governors' membership of Committees/Workings Groups and attendance at Committee meetings can be found below: 

 

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