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Role of the Governors

The board of governors has three core functions:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the schools and its pupils; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure money is well spent.

    The full governing board meets monthly during term time. There are 9 governor positions on the board:

    1 headteacher

    1 member of staff (elected by the staff in the school)

    1 LA (appointed by the LA)

    2 parents (elected by the parents at the school)

    2 foundation (appointed by the Diocese)

    2 co-opted (appointed by the governing board)

     

PARENT GOVERNORS

Jemma Major (Chair,  Safeguarding and SEND)

Vacancy

 

STAFF GOVERNORS

Teressa Lewis

Sue Bower (Head Teacher)

 

LOCAL AUTHORITY GOVERNORS

David Erwood (Vice Chair and Curriculum)

 

FOUNDATION GOVERNORS

Val Hoare (Health and Safety/Premises)

Vacancy – If you are interested in finding out more about this post please contact the clerk below.

 

CO-OPT GOVERNOR

Frazer Gould – (Finance and Grandparent to 2 pupils)

 

CLERK TO GOVERNORS

Vacancy

Please contact the governors via  clerk@berry-pom.devon.sch.uk all emails will be treated in confidence.

You may also be interested to read the minutes of recent full governing board meetings, which you are available upon request.

All Governors listed above are in office until July 2019.

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Governing Body as at 1 February 2019

 

Name Type of Governor Appointing Body Office Term Lead Governor for Registered interests Attendance2018/2019 Retired
Meetings Attended
Jemma Major Parent Elected by parents Chair 4 years Safeguarding/SEN None 6 6
David Erwood LA Governor LA 4 years Curriculum None 6 5
Val Hoare Foundation Diocese 4 years Health and Safety/Premises None 6 5
Frazer Gould Co-opted Governors Vice Chair 4 years Finance None 6 6
Sue Bower Headteacher Ex officio Ex-officio None 6 6
Vacancy Co-opted Governors 4 years
Teressa Lewis Staff Staff 4 years  None 1  1
Vacancy Foundation Diocese 4 years
Miles Kevin Parent Elected by Parents 4 years None 6 6 July 2018
Sheila Duggan Parent Elected by Parents 4 years None N/A N/A 20/01/2019
Alan Blake Co-opted Governors 4 years None 6 5 11/01/2019