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Meet the Governors

The governing body of Wellfield Middle School meets 5 times a year is responsible for the strategic management of the school and makes decisions about a wide range of issues.

 

The core responsibilities involved are:

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • To hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school, its pupils and the performance management of staff
  • To oversee the financial performance of the school
  • Employer of all school staff, in line with all Trust schools

 

They also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:

  • Determining how the school's budget is spent
  • The appointing and dismissing of staff
  • Hearing appeals and grievances
  • Forming policy on the school's curriculum
  • Setting standards for pupil's behaviour and discipline
  • Making sure that the school building is welcoming and safe
  • Setting and monitoring the school's aims and policies

Governing Body's Annual Statement

The issues faced and addressed by the Governing Body over the last year were:

  • Strategic review of the leadership of the school following the retirement of the Headteacher in December 2014.
  • Careful budget planning to provide a new library, intervention space and improved sporting facilities for the pupils.
  • Introduction of a class based approach to the curriculum in year 5.
  • Reviewing and evaluating the School Development Plan and Self Evaluation documentation and actions.
  • Oversight of the development of all staff and performance management procedures in school.

Governing body membership in 2016-2017

Governor’s Attendance record for 2015-2016 

Name

Attendance at Governing Body Meetings

 

14/10/15

08/12/15

13/01/16

22/03/16

22/06/16

 Ms Deb Alderson

N/A

 Mr V Barron

A

A

A

 Mr G Furness  

N/A

N/A

 Mrs S Graham

 Dr L Guthrie

 Mrs A Harrison

 Mrs J Hawkridge

 Mrs J Helmsley

A

A

A

A

 Ms L Herriott

N/A

N/A

A

 Mrs C Kemp

N/A

 Mrs C Malhotra

 Miss A Peart

 Mr P Renshaw

A

A

A

 Mr P Ridley

A

A

A

 Mr P Scope

A

A

A

A

 Mr C Tipple

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