Governors

MOORLANDS AND PARK LANE FEDERATION GOVERNORS

What do we do?

  • The governing body work as a team, and in co-operation with the staff ensure a safe, happy, learning environment where children can prosper.
  • Monitor the strategic thinking of where the schools are going and how we get there. The day to day running of both sites is managed by the Executive Head.
  • Working with the Executive Head and Senior Staff, governors are responsible for strategically setting and delivering the schools aims and policies. This includes:
    • Improving standards of Teaching and Learning.
    • Implementation of Statutory Legislation.
    • Setting and monitoring the schools budget.
    • Staff appointments and interviews.
    • Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities.
    • The School improvement plan.
    • Risk assessments and general care of the schools estate.

When do we meet?

  • The full governing body meets 4 times each school year to approve policies, receive reports from each subcommittee, review the progress of the school and when required make decisions on its future direction.
  • In addition governors attend one of the specialist committees (Curriculum, Finance & Personnel, Sites & Buildings) where the ‘groundwork’, research and discussion on key issues occurs.

Moorlands & Park Lane Federation Governors

The chairman of The Federated Governing Body is Michael Wall.

What do we do?

The Federated Governing Body meet 4 times each year to approve the budget and policies, receive reports from each sub committee, review the progress of the federation and when required deiced on the future direction of either school. In addition governors attend one of the specialist committees where the research and detailed discussion on key issues takes place. There are three main research specialist committees: CURRICULUM, FINANCE & STAFFING and SITES & BUILDINGS.

The Federation places great value on the work and commitment of the committees.

Governing Body Membership:

Mike Wall                          Chair of Governors, Chair of Finance and Staffing   Term of Office 31/12/2018

Sally Cairns                       Vice Chair, Co-Chair of Curriculum Committee  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Nicola Browne                   Executive Head

Mark Cole                         Chair of Sites and Buildings  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Hiroko Plant                      Vice Chair, Co-Chair Curriculum Committee  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Lucy Chothia                      Parent (Park Lane)  Finance and Staffing  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Vanessa Bennett                Staff (Moorlands) Curriculum  Term of Office 31/12/2015

Leigh Lister                       Co-opted   Finance and Staffing  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Michelle Mead                   Co-opted   Curriculum  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Meri O’Connell                   Co-opted  Curriculum   Term of Office  31/12/2018

Sarah Passby                     Co-opted  Sites and Buildings  Term of Office 31/12/2018

Amanda Pierro                   Staff (Park Lane) Sites and Buildings   Term of Office 31/12/2018

Lee Simpson                       Co-opted Curriculum   Term of Office  25/03/2019

Kerry Thomas                     Co-opted  Curriculum  Term of Office  31/12/2018

Sue Heath                           Clerk to Governors

Governors’ attendance at full governing body meetings for the academic year 2014/15

Mike Wall

3/3
Sally Cairns 3/3
Mark Cole 3/3
Hiroko Plant 3/3
Nicola Browne 3/3
Lucy Chothia 1/2
Vanessa Bennett 3/3
Leigh Lister 3/3
Michelle Mead 3/3
Meri O’Connell 3/3
Sarah Passby 3/3
Amanda Pierro 2/3
Lee Simpson 1/2
Kerry Thomas 2/3

 

Declaration of Interests

A Register of Business Interests is kept in school and to date all governors have made a ‘nil return’.

Declarations of Interest are also a standing agenda item at every governors’ meeting.

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