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Armley Park Primary School

Governors

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 (2023-2024)

 

Chair of the Governing Body - Ben Tummons

Vice Chair of the Governing Body - Rob Winstanley

Headteacher Performance Management -  Ben Tummons and Rob Winstanley (External Advisor - Lesley West)

Child Protection, Safeguarding and Children Looked After - Amanda Hargreaves

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Hannah Alipoor

Government Grants (Pupil Premium, Sports/PE funding, Catch Up Funding) - Graham McMullen

Compliants - Ben Tummons

Attendance - Amanda Hargreaves

Health and Safety - Steve Lewis

Early Reading and Phonics - Rob Winstanley

Training - Graham McMullen

Attendance at Meetings (2023-2024)

 

 

 

24.10.202323.01.202423.04.202415.07.2024

Ben Tummons

ü

ü  

Rob Winstanley

üü  

Hannah Alipoor

üü  

Amanda Hargreaves

üü  

Graham McMullen

üx  

Jack Cooper

üx  

Aimee Clarke

xx  

Steve Lewis

üü  

Craig Kinnes

üü  

Jessica Benson

ü-  

Emily Caine

üü  

Lesley West

xü  

Attendance at Meetings (2022-2023)

 

 

 

18.10.202208.02.202304.07.2023

Ben Tummons

ü

xü

Emily Caine

ü

üü

Lesley West

ü

üü

Louisa Cunningham

x

xx

Hannah Alipoor

ü

xx

Liz Plumb

ü

--

Craig Kinnes

ü

üü

Jessica Benson

x

üx

Aimee James

xxx

Steve Lewis

üüx
Amanda Hargreavesxüü
Rob Winstanley-üü
Graham McMullen--ü

Attendance at Meetings (2021-2022)

 

 

 

23.09.202109.02.202205.07.2022

Ben Tummons

ü

xü

Emily Caineü

ü

üü

Lesley West

ü

üü

Louisa Cunningham

x

üx

Hannah Alipoor

ü

xü

Liz Plumb

ü

üü

Craig Kinnes

ü

üü

Jessica Benson

ü

üü

Aimee James

üüü

Steve Lewis

üxü
Amanda Hargreavesn/an/aü

Attendance at Meetings (2020-2021)

 

 

23.09.2020

18.11.2020

03.03.2021

08.06.2021

Louise Thornton

ü

ü

ü

x

Ben Tummons

ü

ü

x

ü

Emily Caine

ü

ü

ü

ü

Lesley West

ü

ü

ü

ü

Louisa Cunningham

ü

ü

ü

ü

Hannah Alipoor

ü

x

ü

ü

Liz Plumb

ü

ü

ü

ü

Craig Kinnes

ü

ü

ü

ü

Jessica Benson

ü

ü

ü

ü

Aimee James

n/a

ü

x

ü

Steve Lewis

n/a

x

x

ü

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