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Governor Information

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.


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Who are our Governors?

 

John Glasby: Chair of Governors

Member of Resource and Pay & Performance Management Committees.

Co-opted Community Governor.

No Declaration of Interest.

Current term of office as Chair - 10.3.15 to 9.3.19

Attendance at FGB – 5/5

 

Kevin Dean: Vice-Chair of Governors

Lead Governor for Teaching & Learning, Pupil & Sports Premium.

Initially co-opted – now awaiting formal approval as LA Governor.

Declarations of interest: Governor at South Darley C of E Primary School (since 2015).

Governor at Tupton Hall School (since 2015).

Director/Trustee of South Darley Conservation Group

Current term of office – 19.10.15 to 18.10.19

Attendance at FGB – 3/5

 

Cheryl Smart: Headteacher

Ex-officio member

Member of Resource and Teaching & Learning Committees.

Declaration of interest – Son (William Smart) occasionally works on grounds maintenance at school.

Attendance at FGB – 5/5

 

Benjy Aarons-Richardson: Deputy Headteacher

Ex-officio

Member of Resource and Teaching & Learning Committees.

Attendance at FGB – 2/3

 

Clare Charlesworth: Staff Governor

Ex-officio

Lead Governor for British Values and Equalities. Member of Teaching & Learning Committee.

Declaration of interest – Teacher at Alfreton Park School.

Attendance at FGB – 5/5

 

Francine Franklin:

Lead Governor for Safeguarding, Child Protection, Children with Medical Needs, Anti-bullying and Sex & Relationships. Member of Teaching & Learning Committee.

Co-opted Special Needs Governor.

No declaration of interest.

Current term of office – 10.3.15 – 9.3.19

Attendance at FGB – 3/5

 

William (Bill) Jowett:

Lead Governor for Resource Management, Health & Safety, EYFS, New Governor Induction and member of Pay & Performance Committee.

Co-opted Local Industry Governor.

No declaration of interest.

Current term of office – 10.3.15 – 9.3.19

Attendance at FGB – 5/5

 

Richard Sowter:

Lead Governor for Finance and member of Resource and Pay & Performance Committees.

Co-opted Finance Governor.

Declaration of interest – Partner’s daughter employed at this school as a teacher.

Current term of office – 10.3.15 – 9.3.19.

Attendance at FGB – 3/5

 

Other regular attendees at Governors meetings are:

 

Rebecca Dallman: School Business Manager.

 

Sarah Whitaker: Clerk to Governors.

 

The following Governors are no longer in post but were in post for part of 2017-18:

 

Rachel South: Appointed Parent Governor

Attendance at FGB – 2/2

 

Marisa Williamson: Elected Parent Governor

 

Attendance at FGB – 2/2

 

 

We currently have 2 vacancies for Parent Governors – if you are interested please contact our headteacher.

 

Please contact governors through the school office or headteacher in the first instance. Or email the clerk to the Governors.  Her email address is: sjw1001@hotmail.com

Confidentiality will be respected.

Governors Annual Statement:

Governors Impact Statement:

SGOSS is a national charity set-up in 1999 by the Department for Education. They recruit volunteers with transferable skills to become school governors.

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