Name of Governing Body: Douglas Valley Nursery School

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and it’s pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Chair of Governing Body- Miss Joanne Sullivan

Chair of Resourcing and Standards Committee- Mrs Suzanne Payne

 

Governing Body Composition:

 

Type of Governor

No.

Co-opted

3

Headteacher

1

Local Authority

1

Parent

2

Staff

1

Associate Members

1

 

Name of Governors

Type of Governor

Current Term of Office

Date of Appointment (original appointment)

Date of Resignation (if resigned in the last 12 months)

Appointing Body

Mrs Julie Green

 

Local Authority

14/7/14-13/7/18

14/7/10

24/1/17 

Nonimated by Local Authority and appointed by the Governing Body

Mrs Helen Dean

 

Co-opted

1/5/14-30/4/18

22/10/03

 

The Governing Body

Mrs Suzanne Payne (Chair of Committee)

Co-opted

16/3/16-15/3/20

16/3/16

 

The Governing Body

Mrs Catherine Ardern

Headteacher

17/10/07-

22/10/03

 

N/A

Ms Anna Prior (Vice Chair)

Parent

25/2/16-24/2/20

25/2/16

 

Elected by parents

Ms Adele Carney

Parent

25/2/16-24/2/20

25/2/16

 23/11/16

Elected by parents

Mrs Beverley Short

Staff

9/1/13-8/1/17

12/10/05

 Term of office ended

Elected by staff

Mrs Catherine Staunton Unsworth

Associate

25/2/16-24/2/20

7/10/09

 

The Governing Body

 Miss Joanne Sullivan

(Chair)

Co-opted

 14/9/16-13/9/2020

 14/9/16

 

The Governing Body

Mrs Sandra

Hammond

Staff Governor 

 31/1/17-30/1/21

 31/1/17

 

Elected by staff

Mrs Sarah Farrell

 Parent Governor

 8/3/17-7/3/2021

 8/3/17

 

Elected by Parents

 Mrs Andrea

Chambers

LA  

 13/9/2017-12/9/2021

 13/9/2017

 

Nonimated by Council and appointed by the Governing Body

 

Specific Responsibilities- Lead Governors

 

Responsibility

Name

Vunerable Children/SEND Governor

Miss J Sullivan

Pupil Premium/Data Governor

Mrs A Prior

Health and Safety Governor

Mrs C Staunton Unsworth

 

 Committee Structure

 

Resources and Standards Committee

Pay Committee

Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding Resources and Standards

Remit: To make decisions about performance related to pay for teachers and the headteacher

Membership

Membership

Mrs C Ardern

Mrs S Payne

Mrs S Payne

Mrs C Staunton Unsworth

Mrs H Dean

Miss J Sullivan

Mrs A Chambers

 

 Mrs S Farrell

 

Mrs S Hammond

 

 

Ad-hoc committees:

  • Staff disciplinary
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

 

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

 

Register of Interests

 

Name

Details of Pecuniary Interest

Details of Personal

Interest

Mrs H Dean

Nil

Nil

Mrs C Ardern

Nil

Governor at Hindley Nursery School and Crossens Nursery School, Southport

Mrs C Staunton Unsworth

Nil

Governor at St John Fisher High School

Mrs S Hammond

Nil

Nil

Ms A Prior (Vice Chair)

Nil

Governor at Britannia Bridge Primary School

Mrs S Payne

Nil

Governor at Hindley Nursery School and Headteacher at Crossens Nursery School, Southport

 Miss J Sullivan (Chair)

 Nil

 Nil

 Mrs S Farrell

 Nil

 Nil

 Mrs A Chambers

 Nil

 Nil

 

Attendance Record - Rolling 12 months  of attendance information displayed

Name of Governor

Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended

Dates of Combined Committee Meetings Attended

Date of Pay Committee Meeting

13.9.17

29.11.17

21.3.18

27.6.18

12.10.17

24.1.18

2.5.18

29.11.17

Mrs J Green

N/A

N/A

 N/A

 N/A

N/A

N/A

 N/A

 N/A

Mrs H Dean

YES 

YES

 YES

NO

YES

YES

YES 

 N/A

Mrs C Ardern

YES 

YES 

 YES

YES 

YES

YES

YES 

 YES

Mrs B Short

N/A

N/A

 N/A

 N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 N/A

Ms A Carney

N/A

N/A

 N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A 

 N/A

Ms A Prior

YES 

YES

 YES

NO 

NO

YES

YES 

 N/A

Mrs C Staunton Unsworth

YES 

NO

 NO

 YES

 NO

 YES

 YES

 N/A

 Mrs S Payne

YES 

NO

 

 YES

NO

NO

YES

YES 

 N/A

 Miss J Sullivan

YES 

NO

 YES

 YES

 YES

 YES

YES

 YES

 Mrs S Hammond

 NO

NO

 YES

 YES

YES

YES

NO

 N/A

 Mrs S Farrell

 NO

N/A 

YES 

NO

 NO

NO

YES 

 YES

 Mrs A Chambers

 YES

 YES

YES

YES 

 YES

YES

YES

 YES