School Governors

Welcome to our webpage. The Governing Body of Irlam Endowed is made up of a variety of volunteers who represent different sectors of the school and local community. The governors will regularly update this webpage with their latest news.

 

The current governing body are as follows :

Jill Da Costa

Shellie Gartside

Theresa Carter

Beverley Greenbank

Emma Illsley

Merry Degg

Luke Wareham

 Brian Lowndes 

Steven Nightingale-Holt

Paul Clague

 

Catherine Broadhurst

 

Lucy Ainsworth

 

Emma Burgess

Governor Date Appointed Term of Office Role Responsibility Committee Governance Role Elsewhere
Jill Da Costa 31/12/2011 On going Head Teacher Governor Head Teacher

School Improvement Environment

School Finance

Personnel

None
Shellie Gartside 14/09/2015 4 Years Community Governor

Chair

HT appraisal

School Improvement Environment

School Finance

Personnel

Moorfield Primary
Emma Burgess 01/09/2018 4 Years Foundation Governor

Environment

School Improvement

 

None
Theresa Carter 14/09/2015 4 Years Community Governor

Vice Chair

HT appraisal

Quality of teaching working party

School Finance

Personnel

None
Luke Wareham 14/09/2015 4 Years Associate Governor HT appraisal

School Finance

Personnel

None
Paul Clague 14/09/2015 4 Years Community Governor Health and Safety

 School Improvement Environment

None
Steven Nightingale-Holt 18/06/2015 4 Years Foundation Governor

School Finance

Personnel 

None
Beverly Greenbank 01/11/2011 4 Years Parent Governor

Website

Quality of teaching working party

School Improvement Environment None
Emma Illsley 26/08/2013 4 Years Associate Governor

School Finance  

Personnel

None
Merry Degg 01/09/2014 4 Years Staff Governor

School Finance  

Personnel

None
Catherine Broadhurst 04/09/2017 4 Years Parent Governor

EYFS Governor

Safeguarding

School Finance  

Personnel

None
Brian Lowndes 04/09/2017 4 Years LA Governor

KS1 Governor

Health & Safety

School Improvement

Environment

None
Lucy Ainsworth 06/02/2017 4 Years Parent Governor

School Finance

Personnel

None

They meet several times over the course of the school year, and the Governing Board has the following core strategic functions:

Establishing the strategic direction, by:

  • Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties

 

Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Appointing the headteacher
  • Monitoring the educational performance of the school and progress towards agreed targets
  • Performance managing the lead headteacher (where delegated)
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self-evaluation

 

Overseeing financial performance, by:

  • Setting the budget
  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring money is well spent and value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed

  

Associate Governors

It would need to be clearly minuted that an Associate Governor would have voting rights on the committee they were serving on.

 

Please click on the link for the Irlam Endowed Governing Body register of personal, pecuniary or business interests.

register-of-business-interests---school-website---irlam-endowed-sept-16 (4).docx

 

Please click on the link below for the Terms of reference for: 

School Improvement Committee- Terms of ref school imp 17-18.docx

Environment Committee- Terms of reference Environment 17.docx

Finance Committee- Terms of reference Finance 15.docx

Personnel Committee- Terms of reference Personnel 15.docx

 

Please click on the links to see the governor meeting attendance statistics for last complete school years - 2015-16, 2016-17 & 2017-18

Governors Attendance at meetings 1st September 2015 to 31st July 2016.pdf

Attendance - Autumn 2016.pdf

Attendance - Spring 2017.pdf

Attendance - Summer 2017.pdf

Attendance Report 2017-18.pdf

 

 

Click the link below for the Irlam Endowed Governing Body Constitution.

Irlam Endowed Primary - sealed IOG 01.09.15.pdf

 

How Governors have been supporting school.

  

Autumn Term 2017

  • Governors attended a meeting with Ofsted and the feed back session.
  • Lucy Ainsworth and Shellie Gartside attended school to go through the QWTP with The Headteacher.
  • School improvement and School Environment committees where held on Thursday 8th March