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 fourteen people,  comprising of members of the Community, Parent/carer Governors, Governors who represent Cheshire East Local Authority, and Staff Governors, one of whom is the Headteacher. The current Governing Body comprises:
 

Gill Winder (Chair of Governors, Local Authority Governor) - Vice Chair to be elected Oct 2016 - appointed on 21/01/2001; Term of office ends 19/01/2018 - appointed by LA and Sharon Hawtin (CoG)

Rev. Steve Burmester (Vice Chair, SEND LAC designated Governor/ Co-Opted Governor)  - appointed on 15/10/2010; Term of office ends 21/11/2018 - appointed by Sharon Hawton (CoG)

Wendy Fogarty (Co-opted Governor / Training liaison Governor)  - appointed on 26/01/2000; Term of office ends 12/11/2018 - appointed by Sharon Hawton (CoG)

Mrs Sarah Ali-Raza (Parent Governor)  - appointed on 08/02/2016; Term of office ends 07/02/2020 - appointed by Parents & Gill Winder (CoG)

Mrs Josie Winchcombe (Parent Governor & Health & Safety Governor)  - appointed on 08/02/2016; Term of office ends 07/02/2019 - appointed by Parents & Gill Winder (CoG)

Mr Mark Vincent (Co-opted Governor, Pupil Premium designated Governor)  - appointed on 08/02/2016; Term of office ends 07/02/2020 - appointed by Gill Winder (CoG)

Cynthia Samson (LAC and Safeguarding Governor/ Co-opted Governor)  - appointed on 13/06/2012; Term of office ends 12/11/2018 - appointed by Parents & Gill Winder (CoG)

Elizabeth Sillitoe (Parent Governor)  - appointed on 01/06/2015; Term of office ends 31/05/2019 - appointed by Parents & Gill Winder (CoG)

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

Andrea Booth (Staff Governor)  - appointed on 08/02/2016; Term of office ends 07/02/2020 - appointed by staff & Gill Winder (CoG)

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


 
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 (attednace 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