Structure and remit of our Governing body

School governors are people who want to make a positive contribution to children’s education.  They come from all sections of the community and all walks of life.  Some of our governors are elected by parents and staff, some are appointed by the Governing body or the North Tyneside Learning Trust. 

The Governing body has 3 core strategic functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
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Governing body membership

Name

Category of Governor

David W Bavaird

Co-opted

Michael Burton

Co-opted

Daniel Busby

Co-opted

Elaine Riley

Co-opted

Lucy Roderick

Co-opted

Judith Woodruff

Co-opted

Audrey Kingham

Foundation

David Baldwin

Headteacher

Steven Appleby

Local Authority

Kerry Atkin

Parent

Tracey Pearson

Parent

Christopher Drennan

Staff

 

We currently have two vacancies - one Foundation and one Co-opted Governor

 

Current Committees membership

 

ACHIEVEMENT

Chair – Audrey Kingham (Foundation)

Mick Burton (Co-opted)

David W Bavaird (Co-opted)

Judith Woodruff (Co-opted)

Steve Appleby (Authority)

Chris Drennan (Staff)

Lucy Roderick (Co-opted)

David Baldwin (Executive Headteacher)

 

FINANCE AND PERSONNEL

Chair – Steve Appleby (Authority)

David W Bavaird (Co-opted)

Mick Burton (Co-opted)

Elaine Riley (Co-opted)

Lucy Roderick (Co-opted)

David Baldwin (Executive Headteacher)

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Chair – David W Bavaird (Co-opted)

Elaine Riley (Co-opted)

Kerry Atkin (Parent)

Tracey Pearson (Parent)

Lucy Roderick (Co-opted)

David Baldwin (Executive Headteacher)

 

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SAFEGUARDING

Chair - Judith Woodruff (Co-opted)

Kerry Atkin (Parent)

David W Bavaird (Co-opted)

Lucy Roderick (Co-opted)

David Baldwin (Executive Headteacher)

 

ADMISSIONS

Judith Woodruff (Co-opted)

David Baldwin (Executive Headteacher)

Plus x 1 Governor

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (Statutory Committee)

Audrey Kingham (Foundation)

Steve Appleby (Authority)

Judith Woodruff (Co-opted)

 

PUPIL DISCIPLINE (Statutory Committee)

Judith Woodruff (Co-opted)

Plus 2 x other Governors depending on availability