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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

Foundation

Ex-Officio

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Rev Taff Morgan

Foundation

Ex-Officio

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

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

Gill Hughes

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Deb Turnbull

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Karen Saunders

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

Finance

 

Rev Hannah Suekarren

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Vanessa Jones

Foundation

York Diocese in consultation with PCC

4 years from 02.02.17

 

 

Nikki Bailey

Associate

Elected by governors

1 year from 11.09.17

 

 

James Fenwick

Associate

 

1 year from 11.09.17

Finance

 

 

On February 2nd 2017 Foston and Terrington Primary schools formally federated. Governors of both schools became one governing body and are now responsible across the two schools.

 

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

Serving School

Terminated role

Andy Clark

Associate governor

Terrington

18th January 2018

Emma Featherstone

Staff governor

Terrington

2nd February 2017

Joy Bett

Foundation Governor

Terrington

2nd February 2017

Zoe Hill

Foundation Governor

Terrington

2nd February 2017

Nigel Cox

Co-opted governor

Foston

2nd February 2017

Heather Cox

Co-opted governor

Foston

2nd February 2017

Fiona Hill

Local authority governor

Foston

2nd February 2017

Wendy Holman

Foundation Governor

Foston

2nd February 2017

 

Click HERE for Access to Governors Web Folder

 

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

 

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