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Governance Arrangements

GRANBY GOVERNORS

The Full Governing Board meets twice every term. The first termly meeting focusses on School Improvement Planning (SIP) issues; the second, addresses general governance issues. In addition, governors meet every term with the phase leaders in a phase forum to examine the data and other issues in more detail for each of the four phases: Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Lower Key Stage 2 (years 3 and 4), and Upper Key Stage 2 (years 5 and 6). There is also a Finance, Premises, Health & Safety Committee and a Pay & Personnel Committee - both meet termly. Finally, the Chairs of each committee, phase forum, the Chair and Vice Chair of Governors, and the Head Teacher meet twice a term to strategically plan the work of the governing body. This group is known as the Executive Committee.

OUR COMMITTEES

You can find more information about our committees, including their terms of reference, by clicking the blue button.

GOVERNING BOARD MISSION STATEMENT 

The governing board promotes high standards of educational achievement within a safe environment. We do this by having a strong focus on our three strategic functions:

  • ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

In fulfilling our core functions, we will:

  • have the quality of children’s learning at heart;
  • be united around a common vision shared with the headteacher and staff, and expressed in the school improvement plan; and
  • have clear and achievable goals.

If you would like to contact the governors, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to the Clerk to the Governors c/o Granby Primary School.

 Key:    
 F&P – Finance, premises and health and safety committee   P&P – Pay and Personnel Committee 
 FS – Foundation Stage Phase Forum    KS1– Key Stage 1 Phase Forum
 LKS2 – Lower Key Stage 2 Phase Forum    UKS2 – Upper Key Stage 2 Phase Forum

 

 


Governor

Category

Appointing body

Start date

Finish date

Committees

Responsibilities

Abbey Stewart Parent Governor Granby Parents 01-10-15 30-09-19

F&P

KS1 Chair

Executive

 Eco schools

Dale Cross

 

Staff Governor

 

Granby Staff

 

20-01-16

 

19-01-20

 

 LKS2

F&P

 Pupil premium

Glenys Mulvany

Local Authority

Leicester City Council

28-01-13

27-01-17

Chair of Governors
Chair LKS2
F&P
P&P

Executive

Performance Management
SEND
Equality

Parental engagement

Graham James

Co-opted

Granby Governors

30-04-15

29-04-19

Vice-Chair Governors
Chair P&P
Chair UKS2

Executive

Performance Management
Care & Management of Children
Safeguarding

Liz Johnson

Parent Governor

Granby Parents

08-07-16

07-07-20

P&P
UKS2

Numeracy

Staff well-being

Louisa Kiggell

Co-opted

Granby Governors

18-03-15

17-03-19

Chair FS

Executive

Governors’ CPD
Performance Management

Nick Sone

Parent Governor

Granby Parents

17-12-14

16-12-18

Chair F&P
P&P
UKS2

Executive

 Numeracy

Peter Fowler

Head

Granby Governors

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-

All

 

 

Rob Penny

Co-opted

Granby Governors

01-03-15

28-02-19

F&P
LKS2

Health and safety
Anti-bullying
School Council

Eco-schools

 Rowena Bass  Co-opted Governor  Granby Governors  30-11-15 29-11-19

P&P

KS1

RE

Collective Worship

SMSC

Literacy

Sandra Adegun

Parent Governor

Granby Parents

17-12-14

16-12-18

P&P
KS1

SMSC
 Sian Ramadani  Parent Governor  Granby Parents  04-03-16  03-03-20

 F&P

KS1

 Literacy

Tracey Carter

 Co-opted Governor  Granby Governors  07-03-16  06-03-20

FS

P&P

 Sport

Clerk to Governors:        Sue Foreman

You can read our Governors' Code of Conduct here

 REGISTER OF GOVERNORS' INTERESTS

Click the icon to see the Register of Interests, including any relevant business and pecuniary interests; governance roles held in any other educational institutions; and any material interests arising from relationships between governors and/or school staff.

GOVERNORS' ATTENDANCE

Click the icon for information about governor attendance at governing board and committee meetings over the last year.