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The Governing Body

 

School governors are members of their school's governing body, known as a 'corporate body'. A corporate body has a legal identity that is separate from its members and as a result, individual governors are generally protected from personal liability as a result of the governing body's decisions and actions provided they act honestly, reasonably and in good faith.

 

Individual governors have no power or right to act on behalf of the governing body except where the whole governing body has delegated a specific function

 

School governors are drawn from different parts of the community and can be parents and staff or from the LA, the community and other groups.

 

 

Governor Responsibilities

 

The Governing Body is responsible for all of the decisions made at the centre. It ratifies all policies and procedures and has general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

•          setting targets for pupil achievement

•          managing the school's finances

•          making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based

•          appointing staff

•          reviewing staff performance and pay

 

The Governing Body meets regularly, at least once per term. When a governor has served their term or has resigned, elections are held to appoint a new governor.  Election information is displayed in the centre as and when vacancies arise.

Pen Green Governors

(updated April 2017)

           

Name

Designated Area

Term Start

Term end

Type

 

Cllr Bob Scott

Chair

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Angela Prodger

Joint Head

01/09/2016

 

Joint Head

 

Tracy Gallagher

Joint Head

01/09/2016

 

Joint Head

 

Sandra Mole

 

03/11/2015

02/11/2019

Staff Governor

 

Paul Miller

 

25/01/2017

24/01/2021

Parent Governor

 

Susie Skelham

 

25/01/2017

24/01/2017

Parent Governor

 

Rebecca Martin

 

29/09/2016

28/09/2020

Co-opted Governor

 

Cllr Jean Addison

 

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Joanne Armstrong

Vice-Chair, SEND and Safeguarding, Chair of FPR Committee

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Sian Owen

Safeguarding and Safe Recruitment, Chair of Integrated Services Committee

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Maureen Thomas

Chair of TLP Committee

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

Adam Cooper

 

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Co-opted Governor

 

VACANT

     

LA

 

VACANT

     

Parent Governor

 

VACANT

     

Parent Governor

 

VACANT

     

Co-opted Governor

 

VACANT

     

Co-opted Governor

 

Sandra Chikoto

 

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Associate Governor

 

Leanne Buckingham

 

01/09/2015

31/08/2019

Associate Governor

 

Hannah Howe

 

01/11/2016

31/10/2020

Associate Governor

 

           
                     

 

Committee Structures

 

Updated 4th May 2017

Teaching, Learning and Play Committee

Chair: Maureen Thomas

Angela Prodger

Tracy Gallagher

Cllr Jean Addison

Joanne Armstrong

Hannah Howe

Annette Cummings

 

Integrated Services: Family Support, Safeguarding & Extended Services Committee

Chair: Sian Owen

Tracy Gallagher

Cllr Bob Scott

Maureen Thomas

Sandra Mole

Chris O’Neil

Donna Gallagher

Kate Wilde

Denise Brennan

 

Finance, Personnel and Resources Committee

Chair: Joanne Armstrong

Angela Prodger

Tracy Gallagher

Cllr Jean Addison

Cllr Bob Scott

Adam Cooper

Sian Owen

Maria Palazzo

 

Sub Working Group: Premises & Health and Safety

(this group reports into the Finance, Personnel and Resources Committee)

Chair: Vacant

Angela Prodger

Tracy Gallagher

Joanne Armstrong

Cllr Bob Scott

Nina Watson

Debbie Townsend

Chris Stone

Maria Palazzo

Pen Green Governing Body Structure

Pen Green Governing Body Structure 1
Pen Green Governing Body Structure 2

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