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The Primary School of St Mary and St MartinLet your light shine – Matthew 5:16

Governors

Our School Governors

 

The Governing Body of The Primary School of St Mary & St Martin has two principal committees to ensure that it meets its statutory duties with regard to the finance and curriculum of the school.

 

1. Standards and Effectiveness Committee - to monitor and evaluate the standards and achievement of the school and the quality of education provided and to make recommendations to the Governing Body and

 

2.  Resources Committee - to facilitate / enable support the effective operation and running of the school from a finance, staffing, premises and health and safety perspective.

 

The members of the Governing Body have, unless specified below, no business or financial interest in the school. They sit only on the Governing Body of St Mary and St Martin, Blyth.

 

There are 3 Governing Body meetings per year and 6 Committee meetings held (3 of each Committee).  Attendance by each Governor is shown below for Academic Year 2015/2016.


CHAIR OF GOVERNORS - Mr Geoffrey Bennette - Geoffrey is our Chair of Governors and is a Southwell and Nottingham Diocese appointed Foundation Governor. He sits on both the Resources Committee and the Standards and Effectiveness Committee. His term of office runs between 15/05/2105 and 19/05/2019. Attendance 7/9.

 

VICE CHAIR OF GOVERNORS - Mrs Heidi Cotton - Heidi is our Vice-Chair of Governors and is a Parent Governor. She sits on our Resources Committee and is an observer on the Standards and Effectiveness  Committee. Her term of office runs between 14/10/2013 and 13/10/2017.  Attendance 6/6

 

HEAD TEACHER - Mrs Alison Richardson - Alison is our Head Teacher. She sits on both of our Committees. Her term of office began on 01/09/2014. Alison is married to a member of  the teaching staff, Mr Andy Richardson.  Attendance 9/9.

 

 

Resources Committee

 

CHAIR OF RESOURCES COMMITTEE - Mrs Sarah Agar - Sarah is a Southwell and Nottingham Diocese appointed Foundation Governor. Her term of office runs between 15/01/2014 and 14/01/2018.  Attendance 6/6.

 

VICE CHAIR OF RESOURCES COMMITTEE - Mr Robert Shore  -  Rob is a Parent Governor.  His term of office runs between 17/03/2104 and 16/03/2018.  Attendance 4/6

 

Mrs S Axon - Sheree is the Local Authority Governor.  Her term of office runs between 14/11/2016 and 14/11/2021.

 

Miss E Cousins -  Ellie is a Foundation Governor.  Her term of office runs from 25/05/2015 to 24/05/2020.

 

 

Standards and Effectiveness Committee

 

CHAIR OF THE STANDARDS & EFFECTIVENES COMMITTEE - Mrs Karen Cousins - Karen is a Parish Council appointed Foundation Governor.  Her term of office runs between 23/09/2014 and 22/09/2018.  Attendance 5/6


VICE CHAIR OF THE STANDARDS & EFFECTIVENES COMMITTEE Mrs Sally Lewis - Sally is a Parish Council appointed Foundation Governor. Her term of office runs between 23/09/2014 and 22/09/2018.  Attendance 6/6

 

Mrs J Tattley - Julie is a Parish Council appointed Foundation Governor. Her term of office runs between 16/07/2012 and 15/07/2016.  Attendance 4/6

 

Mrs E Holland - Lizzie is a Staff Governor. Her term of office runs between 20/02/2014 and 19/02/2018. Lizzie is our school's Red Class (Foundation / Year 1) teacher. Lizzie is married to Mr Alan Holland, the school Caretaker.  Attendance 4/6

 

Mrs J McRory - Jacqueline is a Southwell and Nottingham Diocese appointed Foundation Governor.  Her term of office runs from 20/05/2015 to 19/05/2019.  She is also the Office Manager.  Attendance 6/6

 

Mrs R Tarr - Rosie is a Co-opted Governor.  Her term of office runs between 14/11/2016 and 14/11/2021

Picture 1 Mr Bennette
Picture 2 Mrs Cotton
Picture 3 Mrs Tattley
Picture 4 Mrs Agar
Picture 5 Mrs Tarr
Picture 6 Mrs Axon
Picture 7 Mrs McRory
Picture 8 Mrs Holland
Picture 9 Mrs Richardson

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