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Committee Membership

Academic Year 2020/2021

Governing Board Membership Type Appointed By Term of Office
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Mrs Wendy Nelson Head Ex Officio 01/01/16
Cllr Geraldine Purvis Authority GB 01/09/18 31/08/22
Mr Geoff Bollands Co-opted GB 01/09/18 31/08/22
Mrs Karen Welford Co-opted GB 01/04/19 31/03/23
Mrs Nerys Thornton Observer GB 01/09/16
Mr Mike Foster Staff Elected 01/04/20 31/03/24
Mrs Catherine Barnett, Chair Foundation GB 01/09/18 31/08/22
Ms Kelly Read Parent Elected 14/09/18 16/09/22
Mrs Allison Potter Co-opted LGB 15/03/2021 14/03/25
Full Governing Board Performance Management Safer Rec trained Governor Responsibility
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Mrs Wendy Nelson 01/02/2021
Cllr Geraldine Purvis DDA Access Champion, Health & Safety
Mr Geoff Bollands  X Vice Chair/Sports Premium
Mrs Karen Welford Safeguarding
Mrs Catherine Barnett X 01/02/2021 Chair/Pupil Premium
Ms Kelly Read Quality of Education
Mr Mike Foster 04/07/2018
Mrs N Thornton (DHT) 01/02/2021 Observer
Former Governors Type Appointed By Term of Office
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Cllr Peter Purvis Co-opted GB 01/01/2004 26/10/2018
Vikki Cameron-Hall Foundation GB 01/09/2018 28/01/2019
David Dorman-Smith Co-opted GB 29/06/2015 28/06/2019
Pastor Paul Howells Co-opted GB 01/09/2018 31/08/2022
Pam Robson Co-opted GB 01/09/2018 31/08/2022

**Concerns/Appeals Committee – Pool Membership (all governors except those employed in school in any capacity).

The Local Governing Board recognises its responsibility to be the final arbiter on all policy matters and decisions concerning the management of the school.

North East Partner School
IQM Centre of Excellence Award
IQM Inclusive School Award
E-Safety – Progress
E-Safety – Commitment
School games silver
Early years quality mark
Parent view
Numbers count
Eco schools
Click ceop
British heart foundation
Arts council England
School games gold

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