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Armley Park Primary School

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Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust

 

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Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

The governing body provide strategic direction and accountability in school. The Headteacher is responsible for the day to day management of the school and the Governors provide supportive critical challenge. Individual Governors do not act independently of the rest of the  governing body, decisions are the joint responsibility of the governing body. 

 

The role of the governing body is: 

 

  • To set high standards of educational achievement
  • To set the aims and objectives for the school 
  • To set policies to help the school achieve aim and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress school is making
  • Monitoring the schools finances
  • Appoint staff and monitor staff performance

 

The governing body consists of:

 

  • The Headteacher
  • Two elected staff governor
  • Two parent governors 
  • Five co-opted governors

 

The standard term of office for a governor is four years. The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected annually at the first meeting of the academic year.

Additional responsibilities (2020-2021)

 

Chair of the Governing Body - Louise Thornton

Vice Chair of the Governing Body - Ben Tummons

Headteacher Performance Management - Louise Thornton and Ben Tummons (External Advisor - Lesley West)

Child Protection, Safeguarding and Children Looked After - Liz Plumb

Relationships and Sex Education - Louise Thornton

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Louise Thornton

Government Grants (Pupil Premium, Sports/PE funding, Catch Up Funding) - Louise Thornton

Teaching and Learning - Ben Tummons and Hannah Alipoor

Compliance - Ben Tummons

Attendance at Meetings (2020-2021)

 

 

23.09.2020

18.11.2020

03.03.2021

08.06.2021

Louise Thornton

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Ben Tummons

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Emily Caine

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Lesley West

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Louisa Cunningham

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Hannah Alipoor

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Liz Plumb

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Craig Kinnes

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Jessica Benson

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