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‘To be the best that you can be’

Governors

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.

The Governing Body of the Federation of Priddy Primary and

St Lawrence’s C of E Schools

 

“Living and Learning Together”

The Federation of Priddy Primary and St Lawrence’s C of E Schools, serves two scenic rural communities in Somerset. The two popular schools are approximately 3 miles apart in the villages of Priddy and Westbury-sub-Mendip. They are surrounded by the beautiful landscape and countryside of the Mendip Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Both schools are very proud of their successful federation, and work closely together providing a nurturing and caring environment and a wealth of opportunities for our children, staff and communities.

 

Who are the federation governors?

School governors play a vital part in the success of schools. They are volunteers, who work with the head and the council to improve standards in their school.

Every school has a governing body, ours is made up as follows

 

 

Governor Type of governor
Rosie Thorner Head Teacher
Lisette Smith Clerk
Wendy Storey-Chair Foundation
Rev Paula Hollingsworth Foundation
Lesley Houlton Co-opted
Tatiana Storie Local Authority
Lindsay Thomas Staff
Nigel Cowlin Co-opted
Mike Garfield Co-opted
Tim Clements Parent
Gavin Kett Parent

 

Co opted and Community governors are appointed by other governors as representatives of the wider local community, as business representatives, or because of particular skills that they can bring to the governing body.

Foundation governors are appointed by the Church or Trust which supports the school.

Local Authority governors are appointed by Somerset County Council.

Parent governors have a child at the school and are elected by other parents.

Staff governors work at the school and are elected by other staff.

How does our federation governing body work ?

Each Governing body has a constitution. Detailing how with how it works  and organizes itself. This is discussed and agreed every year at the AGM in September.

What does each governor do ?

Each of the governors is asked to sit on a sub-committee. Each sub committee deals with an aspect of school governance. Most of these committees meet termly; welfare tends to meet as and when required. Each Committee has a term of reference and various policies and procedures it reviews annually. The terms of reference, minutes and policies and procedures are all held in the Priddy School Office. Below is a list of who sits on which committee for Sept 2017-Sept 2018



The Federation of Priddy School and St Lawrence’s C of E School

Committees for the Year 2017-2018 - September 2017.

The Head Teacher sits on each committee

 

BUSINESS

EDUCATION

WELFARE

PAY

CHAIR Tim Clements

CHAIR

CHAIR Rev Paula Hollingsworth

CHAIR Rev Paula Hollingsworth

CLERK Carolyn Phimister

CLERK Tim Clements

CLERK

CLERK

Wendy Storey

Lesley Houlton

Lesley Houlton

Lesley Houlton

Lesley Houlton

Lyndsay Thomas

Tatiana Storie

Tatiana Storie

Gavin Kett

Tatiana Storie

Nigel Cowlin

Nigel Cowlin

Tim Clements

Mike Garfield

Gavin Kett

Gavin Kett

 

Nigel Cowlin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Named Governors

SEN Governor

Tatiana Storie

Safeguarding Governor

Wendy Storey and Mike Garfield

Safer Recruitment

 

Wendy Storey, Lesley Houlton, Rev Paula Hollingsworth, Nigel Cowlin and Gavin Kett

Early Years Governor

Lesley Houlton

British Values Governor

Wendy Storey

Performance Management Governors

 

Wendy Storey, Lesley Houlton, Rev Paula Hollingsworth, Tatiana Storie

Foundation Link Governor

Rev Paula Hollingsworth and Wendy Storey

Literacy Link Governor

Nigel Cowlin

Numeracy Link Governor

Lesley Houlton and Tatiana Storie

Science Governor

Tim Clements and Gavin Kett

Online Safety Governors

Lesley Houlton

Premises, Health and Safety Governor

Tim Clements

Federated Activity Governors

Lesley Houlton and Wendy Storey

ICT working party Governors

 

Lesley Houlton and Tim Clements

Induction Governor

Tim Clements

 

Updated 28th September 2017

 

FEDERATION OF PRIDDY AND ST LAWRENCES 2015 -2017 GOVERNOR ATTENDANCE

GOVERNOR ATTENDANCE RECORD FOR FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS

(NOT INCLUDING HEAD TEACHER OR CLERK)

MEETING

DATE OF MEETING

% ATTENDANCE

NOTES

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

23/06/2015

78.60

3 apologies, 1 last meeting term of office finished

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

23/09/2015

76.60

3 apologies

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

26/11/2015

83.30

2 apologies, 1 resigned from governor

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

15/03/2016

81.80

2 apologies, 1 resigned from governor

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

21/06/2016

100

No apologies or absents

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

27/09/2016

81.80

2 apologies, 1 term of office finished, 1 new governor

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

22/11/2016

100

No apologies or absents

FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETING

21/03/2017

77.77

2 apologies, 1 resigned from governor

GOVERNOR ATTENDANCE RECORDS FOR COMMITTEE MEETINGS

(NOT INCLUDING HEAD TEACHER OR FINANCE OFFICER/BUSINESS MANAGER)

MEETING

DATE OF MEETING

% ATTENDANCE

NOTES

BUSINESS

09/03/15

66.66

2 apologies LH and TH

BUSINESS

11/05/15

50

3 apologies LH, TH and KG

BUSINESS

11/11/15

100

1 governor resigned from the committee PH

BUSINESS

09/03/16

80

1 apologies LH, 1 governor resigned from the committee JC

BUSINESS

15/06/16

60

2 apologies TH and WS

BUSINESS

21/09/16

75

1 apology KG, TH term of office finished

BUSINESS

16/11/16

100

No apologies and two new governors

BUSINESS

08/02/17

66.66

1 apology TC, 1 governor resigned from committee PB

BUSINESS

08/03/17

80

1 apology WS

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

03/11/15

87.50

1 apologies KP

EDUCATION

10/03/16

87.50

1 apologies MC

EDUCATION

26/05/16

50

3 apologies TH, LH and MG and 1 absent MC

EDUCATION

09/11/16

100

No apologies one new governor

EDUCATION

01/03/17

85

1 apology

 

 

 

 

WELFARE

26/01/15

50

3 apologies BB,MC and LH

WELFARE

23/03/15

Not recorded

 

WELFARE

30/11/15

83.33

1 apologies MC

WELFARE

23/02/16

83.33

1 apologies MC

WELFARE

25/05/16

 

 

WELFARE

15/06/16

66.66

1 apologies TH 1 absent MC

WELFARE

02/11/16

100

No apologies one new

Governor

WELFARE

01/02/17

Not included 22/05/17

CONFIDENTIAL MINUTE

 

 

 

 

PAY

16/06/15

75

1 apologies BB

PAY

21/10/15

75

1 apologies BB

PAY

26/11/15

100

All present

PAY

15/06/16

100

All present

PAY

02/11/16

100

No apologies one new governor

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEDERATION OF PRIDDY AND ST LAWRENCES

2015 -2017 GOVERNOR ATTENDANCE

INDIVIDUAL GOVERNOR ATTENDANCE

GOVERNOR NAME

WHICH COMMITTEE

POSSIBLE ATTENDANCE

ACTUALLY ATTENDED

NOTES

KATE GREET (CHAIR)

FGB AND ALL COMMITTEES

31

29

2 apologies

REV PAULA (VICE CHAIR) UP TO SEPT 2016

FGB/WELFARE/PAY

19

19

 

JOHN CRICKETT

FGB/BUSINESS

6

5

1 apologies

Resigned 29/01/16

PHILIP BURROWS

FGB/BUSINESS

12

12

Resigned 17/01/17

LESLEY HOULTON

FGB AND ALL COMMITTEES

31

27

4 apologies

TABITHA HEAD

FGB/EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

16

7

9 apologies

Ended 31/08/16

WENDY STOREY

(VICE CHAIR) FROM SEPT 2016

FGB/EDUCATION AND BUSINESS

20

18

Joined Business committee from Sept 15

2 apologies

CLARE WOOLFE

FGB/EDUCATION AND WELFARE

4

4

Resigned Nov 2015

MIKE GARFIELD

FGB/EDUCATION

13

9

4 apologies

BELINDA BROWNLEE

FGB/WELFARE/PAY

17

12

5 apologies

MATT CLARKE

FGB/EDUCATION/WELFARE

13

5

3 absent, 5 apologies Resigned June 2016

KEITH PHIMISTER

FGB/EDUCATION

9

6

3 apologies

Resigned Nov 2016

TIM CLEMENTS

FGB/BUSINESS/EDUCATION

8

7

Started Sept 2016

1 apology 08/02/17

TATIANA STORIE

FGB AND ALL COMMITTEES

8

7

Started Nov 2016

1 apology 01/03/17

LYNDSAY THOMAS

FGB/EDUCATION

12

109

2 apologies

GOVERNORS RECORDS IN BLUE – GOVERNORS THAT HAVE LEFT THE GOVERNING BODY

 

UPDATED 22/05/2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOVERNOR DETAILS - REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS FOR GOVERNORS OF PRIDDY AND ST LAWRENCES

2015-2016 and 2016-2017

SURNAME

FIRST NAME

TYPE OF GOVERNOR

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

TERM/S OF OFFICE

NAME OF BUSINESS

NATURE OF INTEREST

RELATIONSHIP

GREET

KATE

CO-OPTED

06/01/11

10/03/15 – 09/03/19

COPPERMINE

DIRECTOR

 

CLARKE

MATT

LA

29/02/12

29/02/12 – 28/02/20

SCC

RESIGNED – JUNE 2016

SUPPLY TEACHER

RESIGNED – JUNE 2016

 

PHIMISTER

KEITH

CO-OPTED

12/10/12

10/03/15 – 09/03/19

BLUE SCHOOL

GOVERNOR

 

 

MARRIED TO A MEMBER OF FEDERATION STAFF

RESIGNED - NOVEMBER 2016

RESIGNED -  NOVEMBER 2016

SPOUSE

BURROWS

PHILIP

PARENT

01/11/13

01/11/13 – 31/10/17

HEREFORD COLLEGE OF ARTS

ESTATES MANAGER

 

THORNER

ROSIE

HEAD TEACHER

 

22/04/14

N/A

N/A

 

BROWNLEE

BELINDA

CO-OPTED

04/01/12

10/03/15 – 09/03/19

N/A

N/A

 

GARFIELD

MICHAEL

CO-OPTED

04/09/13

10/03/15 – 09/03/19

N/A

N/A

 

HOULTON

LESLEY

CO-OPTED

01/01/11

10/03/15 – 09/03/19

N/A

N/A

 

STOREY

WENDY

DBE FOUNDATION

23/05/14

23/05/14 – 22/05/18

N/A

N/A

 

HEAD

TABITHA

PARENT

01/09/12

01/09/12 – 31/08/16

TERM OF OFFICE FINISHED

TERM OF OFFICE FINISHED

 

THOMAS

LYNDSAY

STAFF

28/01/15

28/01/15 – 27/01/19

N/A

N/A

 

HOLLINGSWORTH

REV PAULA

EX OFFICIO

01/01/11

01/01/11

N/A

N/A

 

WOOLFE

CLARE

CO-OPTED

01/01/11

10/03/15 – 13/10/15

RESIGNED – NOVEMBER  2015

RESIGNED – NOVEMBER 2015

 

CRICKETT

JOHN

CO-OPTED

18/01/13

10/03/15 – 29/01/16

RESIGNED – JANUARY 2016

RESIGNED – JANUARY 2016

 

COUNSELL

RICHARD

PARENT

10/06/11

10/06/11 – 09/03/15

TERM OF OFFICE FINISHED

TERM OF OFFICE FINISHED

 

CLEMENTS

TIM

PARENT

27/09/16

27/09/16-26/09/20

N/A

N/A

 

STORIE

TATIANA

LA GOVERNOR

22/11/16

22/11/16-21/11/20

N/A

N/A

 

 

UPDATED 30TH NOVEMBER 2016

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