Governing Body of XII Apostles RCPS

Name of Governing Body: XII Apostles RC Primary School

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Foundation 7
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 1
Parent 2
Staff 1
Associate Members; 1


Names of Governors Type of Governor Term of Office Date of appointment Appointing Body
Mrs S Newton Headteacher   From:
01.09.2010

To:
n/a
Mrs J Riley (Chair) Foundation 1 year From:
24.08.2014

To:
23.08.2018
The Governing Body
Mrs O’Rourke (Vice Chair) Foundation 1 years From:
01.09.2014

To:
31.08.2018
The Governing Body
Fr O’Grady Foundation 4 Years From:
03.10.2016

To:
02.10.2020
Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs P Crawley Foundation 4 years From:
04.07.2015

To:
03.07.2019
Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs M McCahery Foundation 4 years From:
01.05.2013

To:
30.04.2017
Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs A Green Foundation 4 year From:
06.03.2017

To:
05.03.2021
Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs D Coburn Foundation 4 years From:
10.10.16

To:
09.10.2020
Liverpool Archdiocese
Mrs S Little Local Authority 4 years From:
04.11.2014

To:
03.11.2018
Nominated by Council and appointed by the Governing Body
Mrs P Wright Parent 4 year From:
01.09.2013

To:
31.08.2017
Elected by parents*
Mrs S Boon Parent 4 year From:
01.09.2015

To:
31.08.2019
Elected by parents
Mrs A Yates Staff 4 year From:
16.09.2014

To:
15.09.2018
Elected by staff*
Mrs Twist Associate Member
Voting Rights
    The Governing Body


Specific Responsibilities

Responsibility Name
Safeguarding/Child Protection Governor Mrs S Boon
SEND Governor Mrs J O’Rourke
Health and Safety Governor Mrs A Green & Mrs A Yates & Mrs S Twist
Religious Education Governor Mrs A Green
Maths Governor Mrs S Little
English Governor Mrs J O'Rourke
Data Governor Mrs S Little & Mrs S Boon
Link Governor Mrs P Wright


Committee Structure

Finance, Premises & Staffing Committee Admissions and Standards Committee Pay Committee
Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Standards in school and the curriculum Remit: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher;
Membership Membership Mrs S Newton HT
Mrs S Newton HT Mrs Newton HT Mrs P Crawley
Mrs A Yates Mrs P Crawley Mrs J Riley
Mrs J Riley Mrs S Little Mrs P Wright
Mrs M McCahery Mrs J O’Rourke Mrs S Little
Mrs S Twist Mrs A Green  
Mrs S Boon Mrs D Coburn  
  Mrs P Wright  


Ad-hoc Committees:

  • Staff Disciplinary
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.


Register of Interests 2016/17

Name Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest
Mrs Boon Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr2 and Yr4
Mrs Crawley Nil Niece in Yr 4
Mrs Green Nil Nil
Mrs Little Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr 1 and Yr6
Mrs McCahery Nil Nil
Mrs Newton Family Friend is a joiner Nil
Fr O’Grady Nil Nil
Mrs O’Rourke Nil Nil
Mrs Riley Nil Nil
Mrs Twist Nil Nil
Mrs Wright Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr5
Mrs Yates Nil Mother to 1 child in R
Mrs Coburn Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr 2 and Yr4


Full Governing Body Attendance Record 2016/17

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
  21.09.16 23.11.2016 15.3.2017 21.6.2017
  Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
 
Mrs J Riley (Chair) Yes   Yes          
Mrs J O'Rourke (Vice Chair) Yes     No        
Mrs S Newton (Headteacher) Yes   Yes          
Fr O’Grady (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Mrs P Crawley (Foundation)   No   No        
Mrs M McCahery (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Mrs A Green (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Mrs D Coburn (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Mrs P Wright (Parent) Yes     No        
Mrs S Boon (Parent) Yes   Yes          
Mrs A Yates (Teacher) Yes   Yes          
Mrs S Little (LA) Yes     No        
Mrs S Twist (associate) Yes   Yes          

Sub Committee Attendance Record 2016/17

Name of Governor Dates of Finance, Premises & Staffing Committee Meetings
  03.11.2016 01.02.2017 26.04.2017
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Wendy Gardner Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes   Yes      
Mrs M McCahery   No Yes      
Mrs S Twist Yes   Yes      
Mrs A Yates Yes     No    
Mrs S. Boon Yes   Yes      
Mrs Riley Yes     No    

Name of Governor Dates of Admissions ,Curriculum and Standards Committee Meetings
  12.10.2016 01.03.2017 10.05.2017
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Wendy Gardner Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes   Yes      
Mrs P Crawley   No Yes      
Mrs S Little   No   No    
Mrs P. Wright Yes   Yes      
Mrs J O’Rourke   No Yes      
Mrs A.Green
Associate Governor
Yes   Yes      
Mrs D Coburn Yes   Yes      


Schedule of Meetings 2016/17

Full Governing Body Statutory Meetings

Wednesday 21st September 2016 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 15th March 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 21st June 2017 at 5.30pm in School

Admissions, Curriculum + Policy Committee

Wednesday 12th October 2016 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 1st March 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 10th May 2017 at 5.30pm in School

Finance, Premises + Staffing Committee

Thursday 3rd November 2016 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 1st February 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 5.30pm in School

Headteacher’s Performance Management Review

Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 5.30pm in School

(Headteacher, School Improvement Professional and Governor Reviewers only)

Wednesday 22nd March 2016 at 5.30pm in School
(Headteacher and Governor Reviewers only)

Governor Visits to School (based on 2016/17 dates)

Autumn Term 2016: Friday 18th November 2016 at 9.00am
Spring Term 2017: Thursday 30th March 2017 at 9.00am
Summer Term 2017: Wednesday 14th June 2017 at 9.00am



Full Governing Body Attendance Record 2015/16

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
  16.09.2015 25.11.2015 16.3.2016 22.6.2016
  Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
 
Mr J Thompson (Chair) Yes   Yes  
Mrs J Riley (Vice Chair)   No Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs S Little Yes   Yes     No Yes  
Mrs S Newton Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs P Wright Yes   Yes     No Yes  
Mrs S Boon Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs A Yates Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mr E Taylor Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs M McCahery Yes   No     No   No
Mr Clews Yes   Yes  
Mrs Crawley Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs O’Rourke Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs Twist Yes   Yes     No Yes  
Mrs Green Yes   Yes   Yes   Yes  
Fr O’Grady Yes   No   Yes   Yes  


Sub Committee Attendance Record 2015 /16

Name of Governor Dates of Finance, Premises & Staffing Committee Meetings
  14.10.2015 03.02.2016 27.04.2016
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Wendy Gardner Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes    Yes    Yes  
Mr E Taylor Yes    Yes    Yes  
Mr J Thompson Yes          
Mr P Clews Yes          
Mrs M McCahery Yes    Yes    Yes  
Mrs J Riley Yes        Yes  
Mrs S. Twist
Associate Governor
Yes        Yes  


Name of Governor Dates of Admissions ,Curriculum and Standards Committee Meetings
  30.09.2015 09.03.2016 11.05.2016
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Wendy Gardner Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs P. Wright Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs P Crawley Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs S Little Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs A Yates Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs J O’Rourke Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs S. Boon Yes   Yes   Yes  
Mrs A. Green
Associate Governor
    Yes   Yes