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Castle Avenue, Newsome, Huddersfield, HD4 6JN

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The Governing Body

Governors work alongside the Headteacher and Senior staff of the school to provide strategic leadership.

This teamwork results in a thriving successful school which prides itself on providing a quality learning experience for all pupils on roll.

If you would like information about joining the governing body please ask at the school office for advice.

Correspondence to the Chair of Governors can be sent via the school office.

Details of Governance as required by the DfE can be found below:

 Date of
Appointment
Term of
Office
Date Stepped
Down
Appointed 
By
 Mrs Margaret Winter (Chair) 01.04.20154 years -LA 
Mrs Jayne Turner (Vice Chair) 02.12.2014 4 years  -Co-opted 
Mrs Louise Szewczyk (Head) ---Head
Mrs Maggie Birkinshaw 30.04.2014 4 years Co-opted
Mr Christian Brook 28.02.2015 4 years  -Co-opted
Mrs Helen Hales 28.02.2015 4 years - Co-opted Staff
Mr Andrew Hancox 05.10.2014 4 years - Staff
Mr Andrew King 27.05.20154 years -Parent 
Mrs Deborah Mason 28.02.2015 4 years -Co-opted 
Dr George Simmers 28.02.2015 4 years -Co-opted 
 Mrs Sarah Wilson18.07.20124 years18.07.2016 Parent
Mrs Nehal Pandit 28.02.20154 years -Co-opted 
 Mr Peter Robinson05.12.20114 years 17.09.2015LA 

Attendance at Full Governor Meetings:

 17.09.1519.11.1514.1.1610.3.16 5.5.16 
 Mrs Margaret Winter (Chair)PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Jayne Turner (Vice Chair) ApologiesPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Adele Stansfield (Head) PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Maggie Birkinshaw PresentApologiesApologiesPresentApologies
Mr Christian Brook PresentApologiesPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Helen Hales PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mr Andrew Hancox PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mr Andrew King PresentPresentPresentApologiesPresent
Mrs Deborah Mason PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Dr George Simmers PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
 Mrs Sarah WilsonPresentPresentPresentApologiesApologies
Mrs Nehal Pandit PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
 Mr Peter RobinsonPresentResigned----

Attendance at Committees

Standards, Effectiveness and Wellbeing Committee



17.9.1511.11.1514.1.162.3.155.5.16 
 Mrs Margaret WinterPresentPresentApologiesCancelled Present
Mrs Jayne Turner (Chair) ApologiesPresentPresentCancelled Present
Mrs Helen Hales PresentPresentPresentCancelled Present
Mrs Deborah MasonPresentPresentPresentCancelled Present
Mrs Nehal PanditPresentPresentPresentCancelled Present
Dr George SimmersPresentPresentPresentCancelled Present
Mr Andrew Hancox PresentPresentPresentCancelled Present

Resources Committee



9.9.1519.11.156.1.1610.3.1527.4.16 
 Mr Christian Brook (Chair)PresentApologiesPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Maggie BirkinshawPresentApologiesPresentPresentPresent
Mr Andrew Hancox PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mrs Sarah WilsonPresentPresentPresentApologiesPresent
Mrs J Sawyer
(School Business Manager)
PresentPresentPresentPresentPresent
Mr Andrew KingPresentPresentPresentApologiesPresent
Mr P RobinsonPresentResigned----

No Governors have declared business or financial interests linked to school.