The Governing body is made up of people from a range of backgrounds but all with a common interest, that being the wellbeing of the pupils at school and the staff.
They are there to assist the Head Teacher and Staff in the strategic management of the school. The positions are voluntary and Governors give their experience and expertise in order to help provide a facility where the children are both happy and striving to reach their potential in every way.
The Full Governing body usually meet six times per year, in addition to these meetings there are two sub-committees linked to Resources and Teaching & Learning. These committees provide an opportunity for all school matters to be regularly discussed and moved forward.
As our school is now part of the 'Halberton & Uplowman Federation', there is a joint Governing Body that looks after the interests of both schools and recent reconstitution sets out the structure as below.
The Halberton & Uplowman Federation came into effect on 31st August 2015.
Chair of Governors
Mrs Sarah Newton - Attendance, Children in Care
Mr Mike Hawkins (Vice-Chair of Governors, Chair of Resources/Finance Committee), - Mathematics
Mrs Catherine Thomas - Child Protection/Safeguarding, SEN
Mrs Rebecca Hart Prieto - Curriculum
Local Authority Governor
Mr Colin Slade - GDPR, ICT
Alison Awcock - Literacy, Curriculum
Susie Batsford - NQT's, Curriculum
Miss Kirsty Northcott - Curriculum
Mrs Christie McCombe - TCLP Foundation Governor
Mr Shevek Pring (Vice Chair of Governors, Chair of Pre-School Committee) - TCLP Foundation governor, Health & Safety,
Mrs Pauline White (Lay Ex-Officio) - Diocesan Foundation Governor, EYFS
Mrs Stephanie Packham - (Chair of Teaching & Learning Committee) - Collective Worship, Health & Wellbeing, Religious Education, SIAMS
Mr Steven Badcott
The Clerk to the Governing Body is Mrs Becky Mannings and can be contacted at [email protected]
THE GOVERNOR BOOKLET