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Governors

 

Welcome to the Governors' page of the Malvern Wells CE Primary School website.  This page provides you with an overview of the role of the Governing Body and provides you with information about our Governors.

We are all volunteers and we give our time up because we are all passionate about doing the best we can to ensure Malvern Wells enables all pupils to reach their potential and because we care about improving children’s education, attainment and progress.   

We operate strategically with the the day to day running of the school being the responsibility of the Headteacher, Mrs Earp.  A Governing Body is often referred to as being a critical friend to the school and that is an important part of our role - we provide support and challenge to Mrs Earp and her team of teachers.  Collectively the Governing Body is responsible for:

• helping to set the vision of Malvern Wells, its values and aims; 
• ensuring the school’s finances are properly managed; 
• agreeing the policies and procedures that govern how the school operates; and 
• monitoring and evaluating the progress of pupils at Malvern Wells.

The Governing Body is supported by a Clerk who ensures we are meeting our statutory duties; that our meetings are organised and that information is shared so that we keep up to date with national and local changes.

 

 

CURRENT GOVERNORS

 

Chair

Mrs Frances Surridge

 

Vice-chair   

Mr Peter Boydell

 

 

Category of Governor

Name

Start

Date

End

Date

Appt

Length

Parent

Dr Alison Findlay

25/09/15

24/09/19

4 years

Parent

Mrs Sarah Pawson

01/10/17

30/11/21

4 years

Local Authority

Dr Helen Routledge

22/03/18

21/03/22

4years

Staff

Mrs Jen Alford

11/09/17

10/09/21

4 years

Headteacher

Mrs Alison Earp

01/12/14

Ex officio

Rector

Revd Dave Bruce

12/04/16

Ex officio

Foundation PCC[1]

VACANCY

 

 

4 years

Foundation PCC

VACANCY

 

 

4 years

Foundation PCC

VACANCY

 

 

4 years

Foundation DBE[2]

Mrs Margaret Buchanan

Re-Appt 18/10/15

17/10/19

4 years

Foundation DBE

Mrs Frances Surridge

19/09/17

18/09/21

4 years

Foundation DBE

Mr Peter Boydell

09/01/18

08/01/22

4 years

 

 

Associate Member

 

Mr Tim Reid

 

  28/04/16

 

Clerk to Governors

Mrs Dinah Sage

 

 

School Secretary

 

Mrs Julie Matthews

 

Malvern Wells Primary School

Tel: 01684 561179

 

Safeguarding Governor

 

Dr Alison Findlay

 

Health & Safety 

Governor

 

Mr Peter Boydell


[1] Parochial Church Council of All Saints Malvern Wells and Wyche

[2] Diocesan Board of Education of Worcester

 

COMMITTEES

2018-2019

 

Current committee members are shown with a blue background

 

Operations Committee

  

  Position 27/09/18 22/11/18        
Peter Boydell Chair P          
Sarah Pawson Vicechair P          
Alison Earp   P          
Frances Surridge   P          
Helen Routledge   A          
Total Governors   4          
Dinah Sage Clerk to Governors P          

 

Teaching, Learning and Standards Committee (TLS)

 

  Position 19/09/18 14/11/18        
Margaret Buchanan Chair A          
Alison Findlay Vicechair A          
Alison Earp  

P

         
Jen Alford  

P

         
Frances Surridge  

P

         
Dave Bruce  

P

         
Total Governors   4          
Dinah Sage Clerk to Governors

P

         

 

RE and Collective Worship Committee (RE/CW)

 

  Position 10/10/18    
Dave Bruce Chair      
Margaret Buchanan Clerk      
Alison Earp        
Frances Surridge        
Total Governors        

 

All committee members have voting rights

Key

P  Present

A  Apologies

X  Absent

-  Not a member on that date

 

 

ATTENDANCE

2018-2019

Full Governing Body

 

Name Category                
Alison Findlay Parent                
Sarah Pawson Parent                
Helen Routledge LA                
Jen Alford Staff                

Alison Earp

Head                
Dave Bruce Rector                
  PCC                
  PCC                
  PCC                
Margaret Buchanan DBE                
Frances Surridge DBE                
Peter Boydell DBE                
Total governors   9              

 

Associate Member  Tim Reid

 

The Head and Rector are ex officio

All other terms of office are 4 years

All governors, but not an associate member, have voting rights

 

Key

P  Present

A  Apologies

X  Absent

-   Not a member on that date

Blue background  Was a member on that date

 

 

 

 

REGISTER OF INTERESTS

2017-2018

Name

DBS Check

Governor at

another school

Relationships with governors

or staff

Pecuniary or other

material interests

Mrs Jen Alford Yes No None None
Mr Peter Boydell Yes No None None
Revd Dave Bruce Yes Wyche Primary None Rector of All Saints Church
Mrs Margaret Buchanan Yes No None None
Mrs Alison Earp Yes No None None
Mrs Vanessa Everitt Yes No None None
Dr Alison Findlay Yes No None None
Mr Kevin Hurst Yes No None None
Mrs Sarah Pawson Yes No None None
Mrs Paget Thomas Yes No None None
Mr Tim Reid (associate member) Yes No None None
Dr Helen Routledge Pending No None None
Mrs Frances Surridge Yes No None None

 

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