'Life in all its fullness'
John 10:10

St George's C of E School aims to serve by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of our Christian Vision and Values, which have been determined by our whole school community.


Above all, our aim is to make St George's School a happy place, where your child will want to be, where their personal strengths are celebrated and their work will be tailored to their individual needs.

 

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Governors


Our Governors are part of one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have a vital part to play in raising school standards. They provide strategic leadership and ensure accountability in schools. The role of the governing board is key to the effectiveness of a school.

We are fortunate to have a range of skills from our governing body and a wealth of experience.  Governors receive training and support to help them carry out their roles. All members have agreed to serve a term of four years.

The role of the governing board is as follows:

  • Agree and set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the Headteacher (a critical friend)

The constitution of our governing board is as follows:

  • 2 Parent governors 
  • 1 Headteacher 
  • 1 Staff governor 
  • 2 Foundation governors 
  • 2 Co-opted governors 
  • 1 Local Authority governor
We also have one non-voting associate member. 
 

Committees 

Support and Challenge- A committee where governors meet with the Head Teacher with his appraisal targets as a focus for discussion.
(Chair - Eric Rogers)

Finance and Staffing- Our main committee for all aspects of Human Resources and the Financial Management of the school.
(Chair - Eric Rogers)

Health and Safety and Premises- The committee responsible for overseeing work around the management of our buildings, school grounds and health and safety of staff and children.

Performance and Curriculum 
(Chair - Steven Herbert)

Inclusion and Equality


There are also separate disciplinary and appeals committees which are convened if required.

Our Governors

Name of Governor Governor type Term of office Has signed the register? Details of any conflicting interests
  • Business/ work
  • Relationships
  • Governor at another school
Steven Herbert Head   Yes Business Interest: Chair of Bluebirds Supporters Trust
Eric Rogers Chair
Co-opted
4 years
26.05.17- 26.05.21
Yes Business Interest: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Amanda Rooney Vice Chair
Parent
4 years
26.05.17-
26.05.21
Yes None
Karen Stringer Co-opted 4 years Yes None
Gary Cregeen Foundation 4 years
25.10.16-
25.10.20
Yes Business Interest: Team Rector (South Barrow)
Jean Mease Local Authority 4 years
26.05.17-
26.05.21
Yes Business Interest: Company Director - JEM Lettings LTD
Leslie Smith Associate Member 4 years
04.05.17
04.05.21
Yes None
Ruth Fenton Foundation 4 years
26.05.17-
26.05.21
Yes None
Zoe Duncan Parent 4 years
12.05.17-
12.05.21
Yes None
Charlotte Newbury Staff 4 years Yes None
 

Committees and Specific Responsibilities

Governor Governor type Committees (2018-2019)  
Support &
Challenge
Finance &
Staffing
Health &
Safety
Performance &
Curriculum
Inclusion & Equality Specific Responsibilities
Steven Herbert Head           British Values
Eric Rogers Chair
Co-opted
           
Amanda Rooney Vice Chair
Parent
          SEND & Safeguarding
Karen Stringer Co-Opted           Pupil Premium
Jean Mease Local Authority           Equality
Leslie Smith Associate Member           Attendance
Ruth Fenton Foundation           Inclusion
Zoe Duncan Parent            
Charlotte Newbury Staff            
Gary Cregeen Foundation            
 

Meetings and Attendance

Meeting Dates
Full Governors Support &
Challenge
Finance &
Staffing
Health &
Safety
Performance &
Curriculum
Inclusion &
Equality
27.09.18 27.09.18        
29.11.18 29.11.18 15.11.18 15.11.18 08.11.18 17.10.18
28.02.19 28.02.19 07.02.19 07.02.19 14.02.19  
09.05.19 09.05.19 25.04.19 25.04.19 18.04.19  
04.07.19 04.07.19 20.06.19 20.06.19 13.06.19  


Please click here for attendance information for all governors meetings (2017-2018)

Please click here for attendance information for all governors meetings (2018-2019)
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