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
Ms C Lovelady Foundation 4 years From:
01.11.2017

To:
31.10.2020
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
Mr C Cusick Parent 4 year From:
27.09.2017

To:
26.09.2021
The Governing Body
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  


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
Religious Education Link Governor Mrs A Green
Pupil Premium and Sports Governor Mrs S Little
Link Governor Mrs D Coburn


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 S Newton HT
Mrs J Riley Mrs S Little Mrs P Crawley
Mrs A Yates Mrs J O’Rourke Mrs S Little
Mrs S Boon Mrs A Green Mrs J Riley
Mrs P Crawley Mrs D Coburn Mrs D Coburn
Mr C Cusick Ms C Lovelady  


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 2017/18

Name Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest
Mrs Newton Nil Nil
Fr O’Grady Nil Nil
Mrs O’Rourke Nil Nil
Mrs Riley Nil Nil
Mrs Boon Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr3 and Yr6
Mrs Crawley Nil Niece in Yr 6
Mrs Green Nil Nil
Mrs Little Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr 2
Mr Cusick Nil Father to child in Yr 2
Mrs Twist Nil Nil
Mrs Yates Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr 1
Mrs Coburn Nil Mother to 1 child in Yr 3 and Yr5


Full Governing Body Attendance Record 2017/18

Name of Governor Dates of Full Governing Body Meetings Attended
  27.09.2017 22.11.2017 28.3.2018 20.6.2018
  Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
 
Mrs J Riley (Chair) Yes   Yes          
Mrs J O'Rourke (Vice Chair) Yes   Yes          
Mrs S Newton (Headteacher) Yes   Yes          
Fr O’Grady (Foundation) No   Yes          
Mrs P Crawley (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Ms C Lovelady (Foundation)   Yes          
Mrs A Green (Foundation) No   Yes          
Mrs D Coburn (Foundation) Yes   Yes          
Mr C Cusick (Parent)   Yes          
Mrs S Boon (Parent) Yes     No        
Mrs A Yates (Teacher) Yes   Yes          
Mrs S Little (LA) Yes   Yes          
Mrs S Twist (associate) Yes    


Sub Committee Attendance Record 2017/18

Name of Governor Dates of Finance, Premises & Staffing Committee Meetings
  08.11.2017 31.01.2018 25.04.2018
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Sharon Goodland Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes          
Mrs S Twist   No  
Mrs A Yates Yes          
Mrs S. Boon Yes          
Mrs Riley Yes          
Mrs P Crawley Yes          
Mr C Cusick Yes          


Name of Governor Dates of Admissions ,Curriculum and Standards Committee Meetings
  11.10.2017 07.03.2018 16.05.2018
  Yes No Yes No Yes No
Mrs Sharon Goodland Clerk
Mrs S Newton
HT
Yes          
Mrs S Little Yes          
Mrs J O’Rourke Yes          
Mrs A Green   No        
Mrs D Coburn Yes          
Ms C. Lovelady          


Schedule of Meetings 2016/17

Full Governing Body – Statutory Meetings

Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 28th March 2018 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 20th June 2018 at 5.30pm in School

Admissions, Curriculum + Policy Committee

Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 7th March 2018 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 16th May 2018 at 5.30pm in School

Finance, Premises + Staffing Committee

Wednesday 8th November 2017 PAY at 5.00pm in School
Wednesday 8th November 2017 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 31st January 2018 at 5.30pm in School
Wednesday 25th April 2018 at 5.30pm in School

Headteacher’s Performance Management Review

Wednesday 15th November 2017 in School – (Head teacher, School Improvement Professional and Governor Reviewers only)

Wednesday 21st March 2018 in school
(Headteacher and Governor Reviewers only)

Governor Visits to School

Friday 17th November 2017 am
Wednesday 21st 2018 March am
Friday 8th June 2018 am