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Romanby Primary School Governing Body

What Do Governors Do?

The governors’ work affects most aspects of the school’s work.  They establish, with the Headteacher, aims for the school, and approve policies – for the curriculum, behaviour and discipline, for example; and are responsible for the school’s budget and the use and maintenance of the premises.  More generally, they are expected to be in touch with the local community and to help guide the school to meet the community’s educational needs. They are also expected to help the school explain to the community what the school is trying to achieve for their children. The governors, together as a body, have a range of legal responsibilities, so being a governor is an important commitment and new governors should be willing to attend training to help them learn what is entailed. As well as parents, the governing body is made up of governors appointed by the Local Authority (the County Council), school staff, the headteacher and governors appointed by the rest of the governing body (co-opted governors).

A leaflet, providing further information, is available either in schools or from the Governor Support, County Hall, Northallerton, tel. 01609 532936, e-mail us using the form at the bottom of this page.

Our governors meet monthly and as such they consider all school matters as a whole governing body rather than in separate committees. 

Governors' Handbook

Name

Category

Term in Office

Other Positions of Responsibility

Meeting Attendance 2017-2018

Business Interests

Relationships

Richard Flint

Chair of Governors
Co-opted

18-Jan-19

 History

80% 

None

None

Dave Atkinson

Vice Chair
Co-opted

18-Jan-19

 Health & Safety
 Child Protection
 Educational Visits
 Children Looked   After
 Computing

 60%

Governor at Bedale High School

None

Jeremy Winsper

Co-opted
Governor

20-May-19

 Design &   Technology

 50%

None

None

Megan Scott

Co-opted Governor

20-May-19

 Science

 70%

None

None

Tracy Townsend

Local Authority Governor

20-May-19

 SEN

 Pupil Premium

 100%

None

None

Suzanne Truman

Parent Governor

19-Feb-22

 Maths

100% 

None

None

Neil Bramma

Parent Governor

19-Feb-22

 Art

 Music

100% 

None

None

Nicola Proud

Parent Governor

31-Jan-21

 English

 PE

 90%

AVF Marketing
Digital Blonde

None

Jo Dickinson

Parent Governor

22-Feb-19

 Rights Respecting   School
 MFL

90% 

None

None

Louisa Quinn

Parent Governor

22-Feb-19

 Geography
 RE
 Collective Worship

90% 

None

None

Val Pinkney

Associate Governor

15-Jan-22

  86% 

None

None 

Pippa Jones

Staff Governor

12-July-22

 

 

None

None

James Foxwell

Staff Governor

On-going

 

100% 

None

None

Mandy Lambert

Clerk

 

 

100%

 

 

 

To contact the clerk to the governors please ring the school office (01609) 781178.  Contact numbers for Governors are also available through the school office.

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