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Langold Dyscarr Community School

Governing Body

The Governing board has the following core strategic functions:

 

Establishing the strategic direction, by:

  • Setting and ensuring clarity of vision, values, and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties

 

Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Appointing the headteacher
  • Monitoring the educational performance of the school and progress towards agreed targets
  • Performance managing the headteacher
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self-evaluation

 

Overseeing financial performance, by:

  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring money is well spent and value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed

 

The Governing Body's Code of Conduct is below.

Governors Code of Conduct Jan18

The governing body of Langold Dyscarr Community School operates two committees:

Finance, Premises and Personnel (FPP)

Chair: Nicola Davis

Role: To fulfil the governing body’s three-fold role in respect of the areas of finance, premises and personnel.

Strategic Development and Pupils (SDP)

Chair: Andy Pullin

Role: To fulfil the governing body’s three-fold role in respect of the areas of strategic development, including teaching and learning, and pupil matters.

 

Governing Body Members

Current

John Unwin (Chair of governors)

  • Date of appointment: 07/06/2017
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: Chair of Governors at Ramsden Primary School
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 2/3
  • Other governor meetings: 6/6

 

Nicola Davis (Vice Chair of Governors)

  • Date of appointment: 18/01/2017
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 2/2
  • Other governor meetings: 5/6

 

Andy Pullin (headteacher)

  • Date of appointment: 01/01/2016
  • Term of office: ex-officio (whilst in post)
  • Appointing body: headteacher
  • Business interests: member of ‘Heads Will Roll’
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 3/3
  • Other governor meetings: 6/6

 

Kirsty Lamb

  • Date of appointment: 17/01/2018
  • Term of office: Four years
  • Appointing body: Co-opt
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 1/1
  • Committee membership & attendance: 0/0
  • Other governor meetings: 0/0

 

Noor Ahmed

  • Date of appointment: 01/01/2018
  • Term of office: one year
  • Appointing body: Staff
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 1/1
  • Committee membership & attendance: 0/0
  • Other governor meetings: 1/1

 

Mark Roper

  • Date of appointment: 29/11/2017
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: Local Authority
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 2/2
  • Other governor meetings: 4/6

 

Gemma Bradford (on maternity from Jan18)

  • Date of appointment: 18/01/2017
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: staff
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 0/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 0/2
  • Other governor meetings: 4/6

 

Michelle Neal

  • Date of appointment: 08/07/2014
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 2/2
  • Other governor meetings: 4/4

 

Gail Wood

  • Date of appointment: 08/07/2015
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: 1/1
  • Other governor meetings: 6/6

 

Michelle White

  • Date of appointment: 03/06/2015
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: parent
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 0/1
  • Committee membership & attendance: 0/2
  • Other governor meetings: 0/6

In the last 12 months

Sarah Pridmore

  • Date of appointment: 20/01/2016
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: parent
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 1/1
  • Committee membership & attendance: 1/2
  • Other governor meetings: 5/6
  • Date stepped down: 16/01/2018

 

Jo Cullen

  • Date of appointment: 07/06/2017
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: parent
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 1/1
  • Committee membership & attendance: SDP – 0/1
  • Date stepped down: 29/11/2017

 

Michelle Kirby

  • Date of appointment: 20/01/2016
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 3/3
  • Committee membership & attendance: SDP – 1/3
  • Date stepped down: 05/10/2017

 

 

Mandy Merrills

  • Date of appointment: 08/07/2015
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: member of the Langold-Costhorpe-Carlton Big Local
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 3/3
  • Committee membership & attendance: FPP – 2/3

  SDP – 1/3

  • Date stepped down: 22/06/2017

 

Jean Norman

  • Date of appointment: 08/07/2015
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: co-opted
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: n/a
  • Any other material interests: n/a
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/2
  • Committee membership & attendance: FPP – 2/3

  SDP – 1/2

  • Date stepped down: 14/05/2017

 

Sheila Place

  • Date of appointment: 08/07/2015
  • Term of office: four years
  • Appointing body: Local Authority
  • Business interests: n/a
  • Other governance roles: member of education advisory board at Serlby Park Academy
  • Any other material interests: Nottinghamshire County Councillor
  • Full governing body meeting attendance: 2/3
  • Committee membership & attendance: FPP – 1/3
  • Date stepped down: 29/06/2017

 

Upon request a record of the minutes from Governors' meetings will be made available to view on a pre-arranged appointment basis.
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