GOVERNORS

"We work together and  discuss how we make our school a great place for our children"

Parent Governor

It is the role of the governors of Finlay Community School to hold the school to account by working in partnership with the head teacher and staff. They have a vital role to play in the running of the school and work hard to ensure the school continues to move forward.

Frequently asked questions

What does the Governing Body do?


Governors are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures. Their role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and where learning is fun. Their main functions are to: Help set the aims and objectives for the school Help ensure the policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support The Governing Body has 3 sub-committees; Standards & Curriculum, Personnel & Finance, Performance Management and Premises including Health & Safety. Other working groups may be set up when needed to address or discuss particular issues or research a particular area and report back to the full governing body. The overall purpose of the Standards & Curriculum Committee is to: Monitor the standards pupils achieve, making sure they make at least expected progress and that the school is at least in line Nationally. Monitor the school’s success in promoting inclusion Ensure that the school development plan is focused on appropriate priorities for raising standards at the school Ensure that policies are reviewed on a regular basis to promote improved standards Advise the Governing Body of the school’s curriculum policies and oversee the National Curriculum statutory obligations are met. Contribute to, monitoring and evaluating parts of the self-evaluation summary, the school development plan and policies relating to resources issues, reporting or making recommendations to the full Governing Body The overall purpose of the Premises including Health & Safety Committee is to: Adopt the H&S policy appropriate to the needs of the whole school. Provide support and guidance for the Head Teacher and Site Manager on all matters relating to the school premises and grounds, security and H&S. Inspect the premises and grounds with the Site Manager termly and prepare a statement for the committee. Ensure the school complies with H&S regulations, seeking external advice if necessary. Complete the Accessibility plan for the school in consultation with either the Site Manager or Head Teacher. To review and agree arrangements for school meals




Where do I find Governor Information?


Chair: Martyn Peter Langbridge Governor Type: Local Authority Terms of Service: 25.04.2017 – 24.04.2021 Committees: Finance and Premises. Pecuniary: Governor at Coney Hill School. Martyn Langbridge, proposed by Sue Stephens and seconded by Andrea McGowan Vice Chair: Sue Stephens Governor Type: Co-opted Terms of Service: 25.04.2017 – 24.04.21 Committees: Standards and Curriculum. Pecuniary: Governor at Coney Hill School Sue Stephens, proposed by Martyn langbridge and seconded by Andrea McGowan. Rachel Louise Lane Governor Type: Executive Head Teacher Terms of Service: Executive Head Teacher Committees: Finance and Premises & Standards and Curriculum. Pecuniary: Executive Head Teacher At Coney Hill Community Primary School Kevin Hapeshi Governor Type: Co-opted Terms of Service: 01.09.2015 – 31.08.2019 Committees: Finance and Premises Pecuniary: None. Rev. Janet Faull Governor Type: Partnership Governor Terms of Service: 01.09.2016 – 31.08.2020 Committees: Finance and Premises Pecuniary: St. Barnabus Church Michelle Bryce Governor Type: Associate Member Terms of Service: 01.09.2015 – 31.08.2019 Committees: Finance and Premises Pecuniary: Family Liaison Officer at Finlay Community School Susan Wilkins Governor Type: Associate Member Terms of Service: 01.09.2015 – 31.08.2019 Committees: Standards and Curriculum Pecuniary: Teaching Assistant at Finlay Community School. Hannah Williams Governor Type: Associate Member Terms of Service: Operational Head Teacher Committees: Finance and Premises & Standards and Curriculum Pecuniary: None Emma White Governor Type: Parent Governor Terms of Service: 09.10.18 – 08.10.22 Committees: Finance and Premises Pecuniary: Children attend Finlay Community School, Whiteway Marketing website development. Alfie-George Baker Governor Type: Partnership Governor Terms of Service: 09.10.18 – 08.10.22 Committees: Standards and Curriculum. Pecuniary: Children attend Finlay Community School Katie Edwards Governor Type: Staff governor Terms of Service: 25.04.17 – 24.04.19 Committees: Standards and Curriculum. Pecuniary: Teacher at Finlay Community School Andrea McGowan Governor Type: Partnership Governor Terms of Service: 06.12.16 – 05.12.20 Committees: Standards and Curriculum Pecuniary: University of Gloucestershire Kat Thompson Governor Type: Clerk To Governors Terms of Service: Committees: Pecuniary: Clerk at Coney Hill Community Primary School





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