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Bridlington Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

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Bridlington Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Governors' Information

Welcome to our Governors' Section

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

 

All Governor's are appointed on a 4 year term.

Governing Body Structure / Members

Local Authority Representatives

Cllr Chris Matthews - term from 05.06.2019 to 04.06.2023

 

Community Representatives - Co-opted Governors

Cllr. John Whittle - term from 11.12.2019 to 10.12.2022

Miss Kirsty Woods - term from 11.12.2019 to 10.12.2022 Responsibilities - Safeguarding

Mrs Michelle Catley - term from 11.12.2019 to 10.12.2022 Responsibilities - Safeguarding

 

 

 

Parent Governors

Mrs Stephanie Kemp - term from 17.05.2019 to 16.05.2022 Responsibilities - SEND

 

Staff

Mrs Sarah Welbourne term from 17.05.2019 to 16.05.2022

 

Staff Voting Head

Mrs Claire White

GOVERNOR SUB-COMMITTEES

 

PUPIL SUPPORT COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet termly (3 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • ensuring the health, safety and well-being of staff and pupils
  • promoting community cohesion and inclusive practice relating to race, gender and disability equality
  • overcoming barriers to learning
  • parental and community liaison
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers
  • To accept full delegated responsibility for the discharge of the following duties:
  • To systematically gather the views of stakeholders and report on these, in order that outcomes are effectively used to inform planning

 

To monitor and evaluate:

  • the impact of the school's punctuality, attendance and behaviour policies
  • the quality of the school's provision for personal development and well-being
  • the effectiveness of care, guidance and support for learners
  • the extent to which pupils feel safe
  • the extent to which pupils adopt healthy lifestyles
  • the extent to which pupils contribute to the school and wider community
  • the extent to which pupils develop workplace and other skills that will contribute to their future economic well-being
  • the extent of pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • the effectiveness with which the school promotes equal opportunity and tackles discrimination
  • the effectiveness with which the school promotes community cohesion
  • the effectiveness of safeguarding policies and procedures and ensure that the school complies with all health and safety and other safeguarding regulations (including child protection and safe recruitment)
  • to agree annual attendance targets and monitor progress towards achieving these

FINANCE & RESOURCES COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet half termly (6 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating the budget allocated to the school to achieve value for money
  • reviewing staff pay and conditions
  • agreeing procedures for staff conduct and discipline
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers

 

To accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

  • Preparation and presentation of an annual budget to the full governing body for approval
  • Agree the level of financial delegation to the Headteacher
  • Ensure that the principles of `best value' are adhered to
  • Review, monitor and evaluate the annual maintenance programme
  • Project manage maintenance, repairs and redecoration within the budget allocation
  • Recommend an appropriate staffing structure to the full governing body for approval
  • Recruit, select and appoint staff
  • Secure the effective implementation of performance management procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of partnerships in securing improved pupil outcomes
  • To provide guidance to the full governing body for the following, which cannot be delegated:
  • Approval of the annual budget
  • Appointment of Headteacher, and Deputy headteacher
  • Approval of the staffing structure for the school

STANDARDS COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet termly (3 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.


TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating rates of progress and standards of achievement by pupils, including any underachieving groups
  • ensuring that the curriculum is balanced, broadly based, meets the needs of all pupils and complies with statutory requirements
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers

 

To accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

Monitor and evaluate:

  • the effectiveness of leadership and management
  • the impact of quality of teaching on rates of pupil progress and standards of achievement
  • the impact of continuing professional development on improving staff performance
  • the effectiveness of provision for children with special educational needs
  • the quality of the curriculum in securing high standards of achievement
  • the impact of any actions or interventions taken to address differential standards of achievement or rates of progress within groups of pupils (eg SEN, gender, potential pupil premium children, EAL, LAC etc)
  • Identify and celebrate pupil achievement

 

To provide guidance to the full governing body for the following, which cannot be delegated:

  • Setting realistic and sufficiently challenging statutory end of key stage targets
  • The school's curriculum statement

Register of Governor Interests

The Following Governors of Bridlington Nursery School have declared and interest:

Claire White - Is a School Governor at Swinemoor Primary School

John Whittle - Is a School Governor at Hornsea Nursery School

Kirsty Woods - Is a School Governor at Hornsea Nursery School

Michelle Catley - Is an Associate Member at Hornsea Nursery School

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