Governors 2017/18

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

Attendance

Mary Selvester
Co-opted Governing Body

Vice-Chair of Governing Body

Leadership & Management
Chair of School committee,

EYFS/KS1 governor link

30/04/2019
Rod Simmons
Local Authority
OCC Local Councillor
Chair of Environment
05/10/2019
Dan Herbert
Co-opted
Governing Body

Chair of Governing Body

Chair of Leadership & Management
Finance Governor Lead

15/05/2020
Wendy Bowsher Co-opted  Governing Body
Leadership & Management
26/03/2021
vacancy
Parent
Parents
Leadership & Management

Laura Gater Co-opted  Governing Body
School Committee KS2 Link
02/10/2020
vacancy
Co-opted
Governing Body
School Committee

Will Burfitt
Co-opted  Governing Body
Environment Committee
31/01/2020
Caroline Lock Co-opted
Governing Body Safeguarding & Behaviour Lead
02/10/2020
Susanna Reay
Parent
Parents
School Committee
SEND Link Governor
22/10/2019
Laura Phillips
Staff
Staff
School Committee
31/12/2019
Tim Coulson Head Teacher
Ex Officio
Leadership & Management
n/a

Helen Batten

Clerk




 


Governors' Annual Report for Academic Year 2016/17: 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 2017/2018 School Year  Meeting Minutes
    7:00 PM Monday, 09 Oct 2017
     
    7:00 PM Monday, 04 Dec 2017  
    7:00 PM Monday, 05 Feb 2018  
    7:00 PM Monday, 26 Mar 2018
    7:00 PM Monday, 21 May 2018  
    7:00 PM Monday, 02 July 2018

    Last Minutes from 2016/17 School Year: Valley Road 3.7.17.pdf

    Attendance Record at Full Governing Body meetings 2016-2017:

    Appointing Body Instrument of Government

    Register of Interests of the Governing Body: November 2016

    Declared Relevant Business Interests:

    Will Burfitt - Director of Hurley Riverside Park, Holiday Park (declared 03/10/2016)

    Caroline Lock - Yeti Education Ltd (Education consultancy), Supply Teacher (declared 03/10/2016)

    Mary Selvester - Occasional supply teaching (declared 03/10/2016)

    Other educational establishments governed or trusteeships held:

    Rod Simmons - Henley Handy Bus (declared 03/10/2016)

    Relationships with the school's staff:

    Dan Herbert - Rachel Herbert (wife) Y4 teacher (declared 22/11/2016)

    All remaining current Governors have no interests to declare.

    Click to download the full table here of all Governors who are currently serving, or served in the last 12 months at Valley Road School.


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