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English Bicknor Governing Body 2020-21

Mr Anselm Jacobs

Ms Joanna Munn

 

Mrs Alliston

Miss Johnson

Mrs Sophie Allen

Rev Capt. Tony Williams CA.

Ms Abigail Simpson

Mr John Furnival

Mrs Geraldine Buckland

Mrs Carolyn Shaw

Clerk to the governors

Governing Body 2020/2021

The Department for Education required the Governing Bodies of all schools to reconstitute by 1st September 2015. English Bicknor C of E VC School Governing Body reconstitution took place on 16th March 2015. Governors had to complete a skills audit to ensure that the Governing Body, as a whole, has the required expertise to govern the school. Following the skills audit, the membership of the Governing Body remains unchanged but the types of Governor have undergone changes.

Mr Anselm Jacobs: Chair of Governors, Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

I am a member of the Finance Committee so I help look after the school budget. My subjects are Science and Maths.  I am the health and safety governor. I also monitor Year 6 attainment and progress.

Ms Joanna Munn: Vice Chair of Governors, Chair of Ethos Committee, Co-Opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

My subjects are English, RE, PHSCE, SMSC and Collective Worship. I was a  Headteacher so have experience of leadership  in schools. I also have experience with OFSTED and SIAMs. I am a main link between the Church and the School. I am the Pupil Premium Governor. I work in the Education department for Gloucestershire Diocese.

Revd Capt. Tony Williams CA: Foundation Governor Ex-officio

Appointed by the Diocese

My subjects are RE, PHSCE, SMSC, Worship and Music.  As the Officiating Minister of the Ecclesiastical Parish of St Mary the Virgin Church, English Bicknor, I am the main link between the Church and the school.

Mrs Geraldine Buckland: Local Authority Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

My subjects are RE, PHSE and Collective Worship. I am a member of the Ethos committee which involves talking and listening to the school council and worship team. I am also a safeguarding governor and the SEND governor.

Mrs Sophie Allen: Parent Governor, Chair of Finance Committee

Appointed by Parents

I am the Early Years Governor so will be interested in the progress pupils make by the end of the reception year. I am on the Finance Committee so am responsible for helping control the school budget. My subjects are Early Years and French. I am the Safeguarding Governor and monitor that you are all kept safe.

Mr John Furnival: Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Diocesan Board of Education

My subjects are Art, DT and IT. I am a member of the Finance Committee, which involves looking after the school's budget.  

Ms Abigail Simpson: Parent Governor

Appointed by Parents

My subjects are PE, Geography and History.  I also monitor Year 2 attainment and progressI am the Sports Premium Governor.

Vacancy:  Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

I am a member of the Ethos Committee, which involves talking and listening to the school council and worship team. I have an interest in the spiritual, moral, social and cultural learning in school as well as your daily worship. My subjects are RE and PHSE. I am also on the Finance Committee. I am interested in internet safety and keeping you safe online.

Mrs Hayley Alliston            Headteacher

Miss Eleanor Johnson        Staff Governor

Mrs Carolyn Shaw             Clerk to the Governors      

All parents/guardians are entitled to participate fully in the election of the parent or guardians' representative on the Governing Body.

Governors resigned in the previous twelve months:

Mrs Angela Healy - appointed 18/01/2019, resigned 12/09/2019

Mrs Rosemary Mann - appointed 15/05/2019, resigned 30/01/2020

Mr Keith Andrews - appointed 01/02/2018, resigned 22/05/2020