Annual Governance Statement
We have a wonderfully committed Governing Body. They monitor the performance of the school, providing support to ensure that every child receives the highest quality education. They work in partnership with the Headteacher, who is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school.
The role of the Governing Body:
In accordance with statutory requirements, the main functions of Homefield Church of England Primary School's Governing Body are;
- To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- To hold the headteacher and senior leaders to account for performance of the school;
- To ensure effective and efficient use of school funds.
Our Governing Body:
The Governing Board has 12 positions; 9 are filled and there are currently 3 vacancies:
|2||Elaine Glendinning||Local Authority||Pupil premium||01/09/22||01/09/22|
|3||Steve Deall||Foundation||Christian Distinctiveness & SIAMS||22/09/22||22/09/26|
|6||Phil Hamblin||Parent||Health & Safety, Cyber Security||22/09/22||21/09/26|
|7||Mark Vaudin||Parent||PE Premium||05/10/21||04/10/25|
To discharge the duties of governance, the governors meet twice a term and a member of the governing body attends Budget Revision and Budget setting meetings with the LA Finance Officer.
In addition, governors will meet as a panel to hear Appeals, undertake Headteacher Performance Review, and consider pupil discipline issues.
Governors make decisions collectively, but have individual responsibilities in relation to statutory requirements and curriculum subjects.
Attendance of Governors:
All of our meetings this year have been quorate. The Full Governing Board meeting half-termly.
Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings 2022 to 2023
|Joanna Jones - Chair||/|
|Deborah Leahy - Advisor||/|
|Justine Petersen - Clerk||/|
Future Plans for the Governing Body:
Please feel free to come and speak to the Governors at any time about any concerns you may have.
If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, please write an email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org marking in the subject reference, "CONFIDENTIAL CHAIR."