Governors

The Governors at Wilmslow Grange Community Primary School and Nursery, work to ensure the school continues to deliver a high standard of learning and teaching on behalf of the children.

This is a committed group of ten people,  comprising of members of the Community, Parent/carer Governors, and Staff Governors, one of whom is the Headteacher. The current Governing Body comprises:
 

Rev.Steve Burmester (Chair of Governors, Co-opted  Governor) -  appointed on 15/10/2010; Term of office ends 15/10/2021

Mrs.Cynthia Samson (Vice Chair of Governors, LAC and Safeguarding Governor/ Co-opted Governor)  - appointed on 13/06/2012; Term of office ends 12/11/2021

Mrs.Ruth De Asha (Co-opted Governor) - appointed 01/09/2017; Term of Office ends 31/08/2021

Dr Gerald Griggs (Co-opted Governor)  - appointed on 11/06/2018; Term of Office ends 10/06/2022

Mr. Ruhel Miah (Co-opted Governor) - appointed on 01/09/2017; Term of Office ends 31/08/2021

Mrs. Claire Evans (Parent Governor) - appointed on 11/06/2018; Term of Office ends 10/06/2022

Mr Ben Holt (Parent Governor) - appointed 11/06/2018;Term of Office ends 10/06/2022

Mrs. Sarah Milward (Parent Governor) - appointed 11/06/2018; Term of Office ends 10/06/2022

Mark Unwin (Head Teacher)  - appointed on 01/01/2015; Term of office ends 01/01/2019

Andrea Booth (Staff Governor)  - appointed on 08/02/2016; Term of office ends 07/02/2020

Lynette Lawson (Deputy Head Teacher/Associate Governor)  - appointed on 01/01/2015; Term of office ends 01/01/2019


 
The governors meet as a full body each school term. Committees who are responsible for a specific aspect of the school’s work also meet each term (or more frequently when required). The Governors have a legal responsibility to the children on behalf of Cheshire East Local Authority and the local community.

The key committees are:

the Teaching & Learning Committee, who oversee the policies for teaching and learning in order to deliver the highest standard and quality of learning - attendance over the last 12 months (100%)

the Finance and Premises Committee, who plan the budget, monitor the spending, are responsible for the financial arrangements within the school, ensure that the building and outdoor provision match the needs of the school in delivering a high quality environment for teaching and learning. The Finance and Premises Committee also oversee Health and Safety arrangements - attendance over the last 12 months (100%)

The Personnel & Staffing Committee are the group of governors responsible for ensuring the school is using its resources for staffing as efficiently as possible, making all appointments and key decisions relevant to Performance Appraisal, Pay Levels and Conditions of Service - attendance over the last 12 months (100%)

The Personal Development, Behaviour & Welfare Committee which is responsible for overseeing the school's work with regard to Safeguarding, Pupil Premium, Attendance, Punctuality and provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND), including the work of our Resource Provision for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Condition - attendance over the last 12 months (83%)

There is also a Standards & Outcomes Committee that comprises at least one member of each of the other committees; they analyse school data and ensure that the actions that the school and governing body take are based on a current and accurate knowledge of school performance.- attendance over the last 12 months (100%)

Full Governing Body meetings take place termly (attendance in the last 2 mionths 93%)Being a member of the Governors is a rewarding task, undertaken on behalf of the children. Parents and members of the community who are interested in serving as a Governor are very welcome to enquire whether there are currently any vacancies.

The Governors also contribute to the life of the school, including supporting in classes, attending school events and functions, and even offering their expertise to curriculum activities.

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Wilmslow Grange Primary School

Wilmslow Grange Community Primary School & Nursery,
Ullswater Road,
Handforth,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire,
SK9 3NG

Main Contact: For initial public or parent queries please contact Mrs. Wendy Fogarty

Tel: 01625 526566
admin@wilmslowgrange.cheshire.sch.uk