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Governors 2019/20

Name
 Governor Category Appointing Body
Position / Responsibilities Term of Office ends

Attendance 2019-2020

 Dan Herbert  Co-opted  Governing Body Chair of Governing Body

Leadership & Management

 15/05/2023

6 out of 6 FGBs
6 out of 6 committees

Mary Selvester
Co-opted Governing Body

Vice-Chair of Governing Body

Leadership & Management
Chair of School committee

 30/04/2022
6 out of 6 FGBs
6 out of 6 committees
Rod Simmons
Local Authority
OCC Local Councillor
Chair of Environment
 05/10/2023
3 out of 6 FGBs
6 out 6 committees
Kate Campbell Parent Governing Body

School Committee

Safeguarding

 10/03/2023

 6 out of 6 FGBs

6 out 6 committees

Wendy Bowsher Co-opted  Governing Body
Leadership & Management
 26/03/2021

6 out of 6 FGBs

6 out 6 committees

Kate Wigfield Parent
Parents

Finance Lead

 Leadership & Management

 23/11/2021

5 out of 6 FGBs

6 out of 6 committees

Laura Gater Co-opted  Governing Body
School Committee KS2 Link
 02/10/2020
6 out of 6 FGBs
6 out of 6 committees
Irene Fox
Co-opted
Governing Body
School Committee
 25/03/2022

6 out of 6 FGBs

6 out of 6 committees

Phil Colborne
Co-opted  Governing Body
Environment Committee
 21/10/2023

5 out of 6 FGB's

6 out of 6 committee

Caroline Lock

Co-opted

Governing Body

Envornment Committee

Safeguarding & Behaviour Lead

 02/10/2020

5 out of 6 FGBs
6 out 6 committees

Laura Burton

Staff

Staff

School Committee

 31/12/2022

5 out of 6 FGBs
6 out of 6 committees

Tim Coulson

Head Teacher

Ex-Officio

Leadership & Management

 n/a

6 out of 6 FGBs
6 out of 6 committees

Teresa Edwards

Clerk



 n/a



Governors' Annual Report for Academic Year 2017/18: click here to read


VRS Governing Body Mission:

To provide a happy, friendly, caring and stimulating environment where children grow in self-esteem and achieve their full potential, by:

  • Working with the school to set VRS’s vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding school leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure money is well spent
  • Ensuring the school is accountable to all stakeholders.

Elected governors serve a four-year term of office, which can be renewed after this period. The Chair of Governors is elected annually. Any parent having a child in school is eligible for nomination as a Parent Governor.

    Meeting Dates for 2019/2020 School Year  Meeting Minutes
    7:00 PM Monday, 21 Oct 2019
     21.10.19 Valley Road FGB minutes.pdf
    7:00 PM Monday, 02 Dec 2019  02.12.19 Valley Road FGB minutes.pdf
    7:00 PM Monday, 24 Feb 2020  24.02.20 Valley Road FGB minutes.pdf
    7:00 PM Monday,  30 Mar 2020  30.03.20 Valley Road FGB minutes.pdf
    7:00 PM Monday, 18 May 2020  18.05.20 Valley Road FGB minutes.pdf
    7:00 PM Monday, 13 July 2020

    Last Minutes from 2018/19 School Year: Valley Road FGB 15.07.19 minutes.pdf

    Full details of all governors and the attendance record at all  meetings 2018-2019: Governors of Valley Road School 2019.pdf

    Appointing Body Instrument of Government

    Declared Relevant Business Interests:

    Caroline Lock - Y6 teacher at VRS, Yeti Education Ltd (Education consultancy, currently non-active) (declared 09/10/2017)

    Mary Selvester - Teacher at a different school. Occasional supply teaching (declared 09/10/2017)

    Other educational establishments governed or trusteeships held:

    none

    Relationships with the school's staff:

    Dan Herbert - Rachel Herbert (wife) Y5 teacher (declared 09/10/2017)

    All remaining current Governors have no interests to declare.


    Full Register of Interests of the Governing Body: Gov interests for website Apr18.pdf


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