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The Governing Board



 Make up of our governing board

Our Governing Board is made up of 12 members. There are 2 staff members, 2 parent governors, 7 co-opted members and 1 Local Authority governor. We currently have 3 committees: Resources & Standards and Headteacher Performance Management.

Name Governor Type & Responsibility
 Rachel Purvis  Staff - Headteacher
 Joanne Dudley  Staff
 Ben Ireson


 Dan Holden        Local Authority
 Judy Aldworth  Co-opted (Vice Chair of Governors)
 Tim Rourke  Co-opted (Acting Chair of Governors)
 Georgina Blair  Co-opted
 Louise Youson  Co-opted
 Hayley Spencer  Parent
 Mark Serby  Co-opted
 Vacancy  Co-opted
 Vacancy  Co-opted


 What do governors actually do?

 Watch this short film to find out.

 Attendance register of governors over previous 12 months

Name Category Term Start Term End Reason for Leaving Attendance at meetings from Dec 2016-Dec 2017 Business & Financial Interest and Governance at other schools
Judy Aldworth Co-opted 29/04/2015 28/04/2019  N/A  13/15   87% None
Joanne Carley Co-opted  4/02/2015  24/4/2017 Resigned   3/10   30% None
Ben Ireson Parent 14/07/2016 14/07/2020  N/A  15/15  100% None
Stefania Molinari Co-opted 3/10/2016 03/10/2020  N/A  13/13  100% Shareholder in gaming shop 'Geeks Headquarters'
Tim Rourke Co-opted  4/2/2015 04/02/2019  N/A   9/15   60% Member of Hope Bank Community Organisation
Rachel Purvis Headteacher 11/04/2016  N/A  N/A  15/15  100% None
Ron Mihaly Local Authority 18/12/2013 18/12/2017  Resigned  8/15  53% None
Toni Padley Parent   07/11/2017 Resigned  14/15  93% None
Joanne Dudley Staff 12/09/2016 11/11/2020  N/A  12/12   100% None
Billy Furniss Parent  14/3/2017  19/03/2018  Resigned   3/5    60% None
Sal Towers  Staff 12/11/2012  11/11/2016 Term end  2/2  100% None
Jon Hill




   9/12/2016 Resigned  0/4  0%  None


 Getting in touch with a governor


 If you'd like to get in touch with a governor, please ring school and ask for the Clerk to the Governors who will give you contact details. The clerk can be contacted on or by phoning the school on 01246 234626