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Governors

What does Foston Governing Body do?

Together with the Headteacher, they:

  • Decide the aims and objectives for the school
  • Review pupils’ achievement and set targets for improvement
  • Approve the school budget
  • Make decisions about staffing
  • Ensure the national curriculum and religious education are taught
  • Approve school policies
  • Make sure children with special needs have access to the curriculum
  • Act as a link between the school and the community it serves
  • Keep parents informed
  • Consider complaints from parents
  • Ensure the school is well maintained
  • Ensure health & safety requirements are met. 

Name

Category of Governor

Appointed By

Term of Office & start date

Committees 

Positions of Responsibility

Helen Ashdown

Local Authority

Local Councillor

4 years from November 2017

Finance

Chair of Governing Body

Rev Chris Wingfield

Ex-Officio

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

VACANT

Ex-Officio

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

 

 

 

Sarah Moore

Headteacher

 

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Katie Stringer

Staff

Elected by staff

4 years from 02.02.17

Finance

 

Nicola Clarke

Parent

Elected by parents

4 years from 02.02.17

 

Vice Chair 

Matt Smith

Parent

Elected by parents

4 years from 02.02.17

Health and Safety

Finance

Chair of Finance Committee

Elaine Smith

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

Vice Chair

Karen Saunders

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

Finance

 

Vanessa Jones

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

James Fenwick

Foundation

 York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 12.09.18

Finance

 

 

VACANT

 

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC 

 

 

 

VACANT

 

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC 

 

 

 

For information about governor attendance please click here.

 

Previous Members of the Governing Body

In the past 12 months the following governors have served on the individual governing bodies of either Foston or Terrington Primary Schools. They have now stepped down from their roles:

 

Name

 

Category of Governor

Terminated role

Andy Clark

Associate Governor

18th January 2018

Taff Morgan           

Ex- Officio Governor

18th April 2018

Nikki Bailey

Associate Governor

12th September 2018

Gill Hughes 

Foundation Governor

14th November 2018

Deb Turnbull

Foundation Governor

30th January 2019

Rev Hannah Suekarren

Ex-Officio Governor

30th january 2019

 

To learn more about Standing orders and the Code of Conduct for Governors please click here.

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