Governing Body

Full Governor Board (FGB) Structure and Remit

Governors – strategy, finance, the deployment of resources, decisions, accountability and challenge.

Head teacher and SLT – day to day operations and management.

Full Governor  Board:  20 Governors (11 Foundation,  3 Parent,  3 Staff, 2 section 51, 1 Head teacher).

Chair:  John Ciereszko     Vice Chair:  Sarah Costello- Byrne

Meetings:  3 times a year

Function:  The strategic direction of the school - Preserving and developing the Christian character of the school - Monitoring school standards of performance and improvements - Pupil progress - Use of Pupil Premium Grant - Allocated finance (budget) - Quality of Leadership - Management and Governance - Effectiveness of whole school leadership – Accountability - SEF and SIP - Resources & delegations - Quality of teaching - Staffing appointments - Succession planning - Safeguarding and health and safety - Pupil behaviour and safety - Equality - Well-being- Care  and maintenance of the school assets – Buildings -Facilities and learning environments - Statutory requirements - Policies and procedures – Marketing - School web site.

Committees

Mission and Ethos

Chair:  Louise Page

Meetings: 3 times a year

Function: Preserving and developing the Christian character of the school - Mission statement - Collective worship - Pastoral care - Admission Policy - Equal Opportunities - Safeguarding - Induction of new staff & students - to report to the FGB

Resources

Chair:  Sarah Costello-Byrne 

Meetings: 3 times a year

Function: Setting the budget - Monthly monitoring of the budget - Financial management  - Pupil Premium Grant / PE funding - Appointment of staff  - Personnel policies - Appraisal protocols -  - School assets - The school premises and facilities - Development projects - Rolling programmes for maintenance - Accessibility plan - Health and Safety -  Site security - to report to the FGB

 

Standards and Quality

Chair:  John Ciereszko

Meetings: 3 times a year

Function:  School standards - Pupil progress and their outcomes - Quality of teaching and learning - School improvement - Target setting - Attendance and behaviour -School key priorities - Curriculum policies and schemes of work - Extended Schools activities - Effectiveness of Inclusion systems and routines - Pupil Premium and use of PE funding - to report to the FGB

Panels

Admissions

Chair: 

Meetings: Formed when required.

Function: - To rank applications for admission to the school – to consider in year applications – to report to the FGB

Appeals

Chair: 

Meetings: Formed when required.

Function: To be the final arbiter for matters referred to the panel. Members selected depending on the nature of the content of the appeal to ensure no tainting.

Discipline

Chair: 

Meetings: Formed when required.

Function: To be the final arbiter for matters referred to the panel. Members selected depending on the nature of the content of the appeal to ensure no tainting.

 Head Teacher Performance Management

Chair:  Ian Cahill

Meetings: Twice yearly

Function: Setting of targets for the Head Teacher – to report to the FGB

 

GOVERNING BODY INFORMATION - 2019/2020

Name

Governor

Category

Appointed

By

Period of Service

Committee Membership

 

Position/

Responsibility/

Faculty Link &

Functional Link

Relevant

Business interests

Membership of any other governing body (education)

 

Relationships between governor and school staff. Any material interests with close family relationships

Ms Shireen

BHAIYAT

Parent

Parents

21/02/18 to

20/02/22

M & E

S & Q Ex

Attendance & Behaviour Governor

 

None declared

None

Children pupils at SPHS

Mrs Cathleen

BURDEN

Parent

Parents

21/02/18 to

20/02/22

M & E

S & Q

Ex

Health & Safety Governor

 

None declared

None

Child pupil at SPHS

Mr Ian CAHILL

 

Foundation

Clifton

Diocese

01/08/19 to

31/07/23

S & Q

R

Ex

HP

 

None declared

None

None

Mr Frank

CARTER

Staff

Staff

13/11/17 to 12/11/21

M & E

R

 

 

Employed by SPHS & Montagu Academy

None

None

Mr John

CIERESZKO

(Chair of Governors)

Foundation

Clifton

Diocese

22/11/17 to 21/11/21

S & Q

R

Ex

 

Governor Training

Chair of S & Q

 

None declared

None

Children pupils at SPHS

Mrs Sarah

COSTELLO-BYRNE

(Vice Chair of Governors)

Foundation

Clifton

Diocese

21/09/18

to

20/09/22

S & Q

R

Ex

Chair of Resources

Owner of accountancy business

Chair Beech Green Primary Governors

Child pupil at SPHS

Mr Stuart

CRABB

Staff

Staff

13/11/17 to 12/11/21

S & Q

R

 

Employed by SPHS

Secretary of RFU

None

None

Mrs Stephanie LAYHE

(Principal)

 

Ex-Officio

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr John

O’SULLIVAN

 

Foundation

Clifton

Diocese

01/08/19 to 31/07/23

S & Q

R

HP

Safeguarding Gov

 

None declared

None

None

Mrs Louise

PAGE

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

22/11/19 to

21/11/23

M & E

S & Q

Ex

SEND Governor

Chair of M & E

None declared

None

Child pupil at SPHS

Mgr William

SLATTERY               

Foundation

Clifton

Diocese

01/08/15 to 31/07/19

N/A

 

None declared

None

None

Foundation Governor Vacancy (x5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Governor Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parent Governor Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article 51 Vacancy (x2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Committees

Ex                        Exclusion / Appeals Panel                                         
HP                       Head’s Performance
M & E                  Mission and Ethos                                                         
R                         Resources                                                          
S & Q                 
Standards and Quality

Governors who retired during the 2018/19 academic year

Mrs Helen HUNT

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

20/11/2018

Mrs Jane RYAN

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

27/11/2018

Mrs Angela DANGERFIELD

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

14/01/2019

Mrs Debbie MOYLAN

Staff

Staff

14/05/2019

Mrs Wendy D’ARCY

Article 51

Clifton Diocese

05/06/2019

Mrs Julia HALL

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

15/07/2019

Mrs Margaret COLLINS

Foundation

Clifton Diocese

31/07/2019

Mr. Philip DICKINSON

Article 51

Clifton Diocese

31/07/2019

GOVERNOR RECORD OF ATTENDANCE SEPTEMBER 2019 TO JULY 2020: 

 

24

Sep

FGB

08

Oct

R

15

Oct

ME

12

Nov

SQ

19 Nov FGB  Acc

03

Dec

FGB

14

Jan

SQ

21

Jan

ME

04

Feb

R

03

Mar

FGB

21

Apr

ME

12

May

SQ

02

Jun

R

07

Jul

FGB

S Bhaiyat

P

 

P

A

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C Burden

P

 

P

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Cahill

P

A

 

P

A

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F Carter

P

P

P

 

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J Ciereszko

P

P

 

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S Costello-Byrne

A

P

 

P

A

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S Crabb

P

P

 

NP

P

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S Layhe

P

P

P

P

A

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J O’Sullivan

A

P

 

P

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Page

P

 

P

NP

P

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L Slattery

P

 

 

 

NP

A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

P = present         NP = not present              A = apologies                      C = meeting cancelled

Key:                      

FGB                        =             Full Governing Board

R                             =             Resources (incl. Food & Extended School) 

ME                          =             Mission & Ethos (incl. Admissions, Safeguarding & Equal Opportunities)

SQ                           =             Standards & Quality