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About the Governors 

School governing boards have three core functions:

1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school;

2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils and the performance management of staff;

3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Poverest Primary School Governors are:

Mr S Murphy

Chair of Governors

Term of Office 25/11/18- 24/11/22

Co-opted Governor

Governor with joint responsibility for Teaching and Learning and the Curriculum

Can attend all Committees

Mrs S Weeks

Ex Officio member

Head Teacher

All Committees

Mr K Graham

Term of Office 18/10/18- 17/10/22

Co-opted Governor
Safeguarding Lead Governor

Governor with joint responsibility for Data Protection

Safety, Behaviour and Community Committee

Mr S Haylen

Term of Office 18/10/18- 17/10/22

Co-opted Governor

Governor with responsibility for Attendance and Behaviour

 

Achievement and Standards Committee, Safety, Behaviour and Community Committee (Chair)

Mr G Martin

Joint Vice Chair of Governors

Term of Office 18/10/18- 17/10/22

Foundation Governor

Governor with joint responsibility for Data Protection

 

Resources Committee (Chair)

Mrs A Willis

Term of Office 9/05/18 -

8/05/22

Parent Governor

Governor with Joint responsibility for SEND

(Special Educational Needs and Disability)

Resources Committee

Mr T Baughan

Term of Office 1/05/18 -

30/04/22

Parent Governor

Governor with responsibility PHSE (personal, social, health and economic) SMSC (spiritual, moral, social and cultural development) including British Values

Safety, Behaviour and Community Committee

Mr M Parker

Joint Vice Chair of Governors

Term of Office

18/10/18- 17/10/22

Foundation Governor

Governor with joint responsibility for Teaching and Learning and the Curriculum

Achievement and Standards Committee  

Mrs C Dale

Term of Office

18/09/18- 17/09/2022

Staff Governor Achievement and Standards Committee

Mrs P Baines

Term of Office

18/10/18- 17/10/2022

Co-opted Governor

Governor with joint responsibility for Teaching and Learning and the Curriculum

Member of Governor Safeguarding team

Achievement and Standards Committee

(Chair)

Mrs S Tysall

Term of Office

18/010/18- 17/010/2022

Co-opted Governor

Governor with Joint responsibility for SEND

(Special Educational Needs and Disability)and Early Years

Safety Behaviour and Community Committee

 

Mrs J Nemeth

Term of Office

28/03/2019 -27/03/2023

Local Authority Governor

Governor with responsibility for Health & Safety  and Premises

Resources Committee

Mrs T Bellsham

Term of Office

13/07/16-12/07/20

Associate Member of the Governing Body

 

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Miss K Lewis.
Types of Governor:
Co-opted - appointed by the Governing Board

Foundation - appointed by Foundation Trustees
Local Authority - nominated by the Local Authority
Parent - elected by parents
Staff - elected by staff

Associate members:
Individuals who the governing body feel would contribute to its work. Appointed by the governing body as members of committees or to particular roles