Name of Governing Body: WESTLEIGH HIGH SCHOOL: 2016-17

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  1. Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  3. Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor

No.

Associate Member

4

Community

0

Co-opted

7

Headteacher

1

Local Authority

1

Parent

1

Staff

1

Total

16

 

 

 

 

Names of Governors

Type of Governor

Term of Office

Date of appointment

Date of resignation

(if resigned in the last 12 months)

Appointing Body

Mr J Holland (Chair)

Local Authority

29.05.15 – 28.05.19

29.05.03

 

Nominated by Council and appointed by the Governing Body

Mr C Bramwell

Headteacher

01.09.15 – 31.08.65

01.09.15

 

n/a

Miss G Richards

Parent

28.11.16 –

27.11.20

 

 

Elected by parents

Mrs L Brooks

Staff

28.11.16 –

27.11.20

 

 

Elected by staff

Mrs S Foster

(Vice-Chair)

Co-opted

01.12.14 – 30.11.18

01.12.14

Previously parent gov appt'd 14.10.06

 

The Governing Body

Mr A Harrison

Co-opted

01.12.14 – 30.11.18

01.12.14

Previously teacher gov app'd 17.1.13

 

The Governing Body

Mrs C Hulme

Co-opted

01.12.14 – 30.11.18

01.12.14

Previously staff gov appt'd 01.10.99

 

The Governing Body

Cllr M Whiteside

Co-opted

01.12.14 – 30.11.18

01.12.15

previously LA gov appt'd 20.8.2008

 

The Governing Body

Mrs D Jordan

Parent

02.02.16 – 01.02.20

 

 

Elected by Parents

Mrs M Tudorache

Co-opted

02.02.16 –

01.02.20

 

 

The Governing Body

Mr G Sutton

Co-opted

02.02.16 – 01.02.20

 

 

The Governing Body

Mrs J Hankinson

 

Co-opted

02.02.16 – 01.02.20

 

 

The Governing Body

Mr S Barton

Associate Member**

01.12.14 – 30.11.18

01.12.15

 

The Governing Body

Mr T Kearns

Associate Member**

01.09.16 –

31.08.20

01.09.16

 

The Governing Body

Mr P Lamoury

Associate Member **

19.03.17 – 18.03.21

27.04.17

 

The Governing Body

Mrs G Reiersen

Associate Member **

20.03.17 – 19.03.21

27.04.17

 

The Governing Body

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governors who have left within the last 12 months:

 

Governor Name

Term End Dates

Mrs G Burrow

17.09.2016

Mrs D Kirkham

25.09.2015

Mrs J Mee

30.04.2016

Mrs S Saffery

30.11.2018

Mr J Fletcher

30.11.2018

Mr T Donnelly

30.11.2018

Mrs D Murphy

11.09/2016

Mrs H Bryan

06.09.2016

Mrs S Wilding

30.11.2016

Mrs L Richardson

31.12.2016

                  

                   Specific Responsibilities

 

Responsibility

Name

Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor*

A Harrison

Children Looked After

A Harrison

SEND Governor*

M Tudorache

Health and Safety Governor

G Sutton

Pupil Premium Governor

J Holland

Data (Assessment) Governor

D Jordan

Link Governor

J Holland

Attendance

Sue Foster

Finance

M Whiteside

Teaching and Learning

G Sutton & J Hankinson

  *Statutory

                   Committee Structure

Finance and General

Curriculum, Staffing and Pupil Welfare Committee

Pay Committee

Remit:  To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety

Remit:  To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, standards in school and the curriculum.  To deal with all matters relating to pupil wellbeing, child protection, vulnerable children, behaviour, attendance and pastoral care

Remit:  To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the Headteacher

Membership

Membership

Membership

Mr S Barton

Mr S Barton

Mrs S Foster

Mr C Bramwell

Mr C Bramwell

Mr J Holland

Mrs J Hankinson

Mrs S Foster

Mrs D Jordan

Mr J Holland

Mr A Harrison

 

Mrs D Jordan

Mrs C Hulme

 

Mr T Kearns

Mr T Kearns

 

Miss G Richards

Mrs M Tudorache

 

Mr G Sutton

 

 

Cllr M Whiteside

 

 

Mrs L Brooks

 

 

 

 

Ad-hoc Committees:

 

  • Staff Disciplinary/Dismissals/Appeals
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints

 

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

 

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.

 

Register of Interests

 

Name

Details of Pecuniary Interest

Details of personal interest

Mr J Holland

Leigh Education Endowment Trust

Leigh Community Education

 

Charity Trustee

Hindley J&I

Westleigh St Pauls

 

Chair of Governors

Vice-Chair of Governors

Cllr M Whiteside

Bridgewater Canal Trustee

Leigh Educational Endowment

John Hilton & Frances Charity Trust

 

Charity Trustee

Chair of Locality 4 Advisory Board

Chair of CYPS Scrutiny Committee

Startwell Centre

Member of Adoption Panel

Member of Performance Panel

 

 

Newtonwest Park Primary School

 

Vice Chair of Governors

Mrs D Jordan

Senior Business Officer

Wigan Council

 

Mrs J Hankinson

Headteacher

Westleigh St Paul’s Primary School

 

Mr A Harrison

Employee – Assistant Headteacher

Westleigh High School

 

Mrs C Hulme

Employee - Cover Supervisor

Westleigh High School

 

 

Page updated: 17/12/2015