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St Mary's C of E

School Bideford

Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

On behalf of the Governors, I would like to welcome you to the St Mary's C of E Primary School web site.

 

At St Mary's the Full Governing Board comprises nine places.  These are made up of members from different catagories:

 

Two Staff Governors (including the Headteacher)
Two Parent Governors
Two Foundation (Church Appointed) Governors (including Ex-Officio)
Two Co-opted Governors
One Local Authority Governor

 

The school currently has a vacancy for one Co-opted Governor.

 

The Governor committees consist of:

 

Resources Committee - This deals with all finance and human resouces matters.
Curriculum and Pupil Matters Committee - This incorporates school improvement work.

 

As Governors, we believe that it is our purpose to work alongside the school staff to produce the ideal environment to enable the pupils to achieve their full potential. We believe the most important role of the school is to produce well rounded individuals who are entirely prepared to go onto the next stage of their education.

 

We would like to assure you that the Governing Body will do everything possible to help each and every pupil develop.

 

Rebecca Fearnley
Chair of Governors.

 

 
 

Rebbeca Fearnley

Chair of Governors - Parent Governor

Responsibilities / Committees: Resources, Teaching & Learning, SIP Monitoring

Date Appointed: 01/09/2017

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 71%

 

 

Louise Waters

Vice Chair - Local Authority Governor

Responsibilities / Committees: Safeguarding Governor,  Resources, Teaching & Learning

Date Appointed: 22/03/2017

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions: Governor at Bideford College

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 57%

 

Michael Heard

Parent Governor

Responsibilities / Committees: Resources, Teaching & Learning, SIP Monitoring

Date Appointed: 01/09/2017

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests: Employee of ScoMIS who provide a service to the school through School Information Management System (SIMS)

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 85%

 

 

 

Co-Opted Governor

Responsibilities / Committees: 

Date Appointed: 

Term of Office: 

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 

 

 

Mary Dendle

Foundation (Church Appointed) Governor

Responsibilities / Committees:  Resources, Teaching & Learning

Date Appointed: 01/09/2015

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 85%

 

 

Richard James

Foundation (Ex-Officio) Governor

Responsibilities / Committees:  Resources, Teaching & Learning, SIP Monitoring

Date Appointed: 04/10/2018

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: N/A

 

Naomi Tottle

Staff Governor - Headteacher

Responsibilities / Committees:  Resources, Teaching & Learning, SIP Monitoring

Date Appointed: 01/09/2019

Term of Office: On Going

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 100%

 

Leaha Davey

Staff Governor

Responsibilities / Committees:  Resources, Teaching & Learning, SIP Monitoring

Date Appointed: 07/11/2017

Term of Office: 4 Years

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year: 66%

 

 

Rosemary Dymond

Clerk to Governors

Responsibilities / Committees:

Date Appointed: 31/07/2019

Term of Office:

Business, Personal & Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other educational institutions:

Meetings attended in previous academic year:

 

   

 

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