Leigh Primary School

Governors

Role of the Board of Governors
The Governing Body of a school is responsible for ensuring that it is run to promote pupil achievement.

Its duties include:
• setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
• the school budget
• reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
• appointing, challenging and supporting the headteacher

The Governing Body is made up of:
• parents governors (elected by parents)
• staff representatives (elected by school staff)
• local authority governors (appointed by the local authority)
• co-opted governors (appointed by the governing body)

Members of the Governing Body
Chair: Steve Hale (Co-opted Governor)
Vice Chair: Rahim Rajan (Parent)
Clerk: Rachel Murray

Staff Governors
Daniel Eaton (Headteacher)
Jenna Halfhide

Parent Governors
 Rahim Rajan

Nicky Butler

Stephen Hall

David Dorrell

Richard Hartley

                                                                                  

Co-opted Governors
Andrew Richardson    

Victoria Oyler                                                                                                                  

Justin Sharpe                                                                                                               

Karen Korvin                                                                                                                 

Katy Joiner (Safeguarding)

Christopher Portwood


Local Authority Governor
David Johnson

Associate Member                                                                                                       James Halfhide

Leslie Edmonds

Angela Ray

 

The Governing Body reconstituted under the School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2012 on 1st September 2015.

Name

Appointment Date

Term of Office

Appointed by

Katy Joiner

6/19

4 years

Governing body

Daniel Eaton

-

4 years

Ex-officio

Nicky Butler

6/19

4 years

Parents

Karen Korvin

11/19

4 years

Governing body

Chris Portwood

6/19

4 Years

Governing Body

David Johnson

6/19

4 years

LEA

Leslie Edmonds

09/15

Associate

Governing body

Steve Hale

09/19

4 years

Governing Body

Jenna Halfhide

09/15

4 years

Staff

 David Dorrell

 11/19

4 years

Parents

 Steven Hall

11/19. 

4 years

Parents

Richard Hartley             11/19

4 years

Parents

Victoria Oyler

09/19

4 years

Governing Body

Rahim Rajan

11/16

4 years 

Parents

Andrew Richardson

09/19

4 years

Governing Body

Justin Sharpe

11/16 

4 years 

Governing Body

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

Rachel Murray

 

 

Committee Membership and Attendance (2018 -2019)

The governors’ work is divided between meetings of the Full Governing Body (FGB), which are attended by all governors, and two committees:

  • Pupil and Curriculum (P&C)
  • Resources

 

Name

FGB

 

P&C

Resources

 

Responsibilities (in addition to committee membership)

Tamsin Anderson

5 of 5

 

5 of 5

 

Daniel Eaton

5 of 5

3 of 3

5 of 5

Headteacher

Leslie Edmonds

4 of 5

3 of 3

 

Single Equality Scheme; Chair of Pupil and Curriculum Committee

Steve Hale

5 of 5

3 of 3

5 of 5

Chair of Governors

Jenna Halfhide

5 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Nicky Butler

 

 

 

 

Ian Matthews

4 of 5

3 of 3

 

 PE

Ali Newman

5 of 5

 

5 of 5

Safeguarding, Risk Management

Chair of Resources

Victoria Oyler

5 of 5

2 of 3

 

 

Rahim Rajan

3 of 5

3 of 3

 

 Vice Chair

Andrew Richardson

4 of 5

 

4 of 5

 

Justin Sharpe

3 of 5

3 of 3

 

 

Katy Joiner

4 of 5

 

 

 

David Johnston

4 of 5

 

5 of 5

 

Christopher Portwood

 

 

 

 

Register of Business and Other Interests

Name

Declaration

Other schools governed

Relationships with school staff

Date of Declaration

David Johnson

 None

None

None

30.09.2019

Daniel Eaton

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Leslie Edmonds

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Katy Joiner

None 

 Head at Hilden Oaks

None

30.9.2019

Steve Hale

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Jenna Halfhide

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Nicky Butler

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Chris Portwood

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Victoria Oyler

 None

None

None

30.09.2019

Rahim Rajan

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Karen Korvin

None 

 None

 None

 11.2019

 David Dorrell

None 

 None

 None

 11.2019

 Stephen Hall

None 

 None

 None

 11.2019

 Richard Hartley

None 

 None

 None

 11.2019

Andrew Richardson

None 

None

None

30.09.2019

Justin Sharpe

 None

None

None

30.09.2019

 

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