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Date of appointment - 1/9/13

Attendance for 2016/17 = 8/9

Attendance for 2017/18 = 9/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 9/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

 

Member of Finance and Personnel Committee

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/3

Attendance for 2018/19 = 3/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3

Picture 1 Carol Noden - Chair of Governors

Date of appointment: 24/5/18                                                              

Term of office: 4 years                                                                           

Body who appointed: Co-opted                                                             

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None 

Attendance for 2016/17 = 6/9                                        

Attendance for 2017/18 = 7/9                                                      

Attendance for 2018/19 = 9/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

 

Finance and Personnel Committee - Vice Chair

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/3 

Attendance for 2018/19 = 3/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3

 

Responsibilities: Safeguarding, SEN, LAC, Art / DT

Committees:

Finance and Personnel Committee

Appeals Committee

Class Link - Year 6

 

Picture 1 Julia Baldie - Vice Chair

Date of appointment: 19/5/18 

Term of office - 4 years    

Body who appointed: Co-opted  

Business and Pecuniary Interests:

I am lead HR for Torbay Council and Pennycross purchases their HR from Torbay Council, I am also a member of Inspiring Schools Partnership                     

Attendance for 2016/17 = 7/9                        

Attendance for 2017/18 = 9/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 4/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

                                      

Responsibilities:  English                                        

Sits on: Hearing Committee

Performance Management Committee 

Finance and Personnel Committee                                                                         

Class Link - Year 4 

 

Finance and Personnel Committee  - Chair                                              

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/3

Attendance for 2018/19 = 2/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3

Picture 1 Harriet Gledhill - Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 13/11/17

Term of office - 4 years

Body who appointed: Parents

Business and pecuniary interests: None

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/7

Attendance for 2018/19 =6/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

Responsibilities: PE

Sits on: Hearing Committee

Class Link - Year 3

Picture 1 David Pike - Staff Governor

Date of appointment: 14/10/17                                   

Term of office - 4 years                                              

Body who appointed: Staff                                          

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None                                                

Attendance for 2016/17 = 8/9

Attendance for 2017/18 = 9/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 9/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

Responsibilities: Health and Safety      

 

            

Picture 1 Tracey Bond - Co-opted Governor

Date of appointment: 18/10/18

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: Governing Body

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance for 2018/19 = 7/8

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

Responsibilities: Art / DT

Class Link - Early Years

Picture 1 Chelsea Bannerman - Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 28/2/19

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: Parents

Business and Pecuniary Interests:I am a teacher at Lipson Co-operative College and my Stepfather is Tudor Evans  leader of PCC

Attendance for 2018/19 = 4/4

Attendance for 2019/20 = 0/9

 

Finance and Personnel Committee

Attendance for 2018/19 = 1/1

Attendance for 2019/20 = 0/3

 

Sits on : Finance and Personnel Committee

Appeals Committee

 

Responsibilities: Maths

Class Link - Early Years

 

 

Picture 1 Susan Pound - Co-opted Governor

Date of appointment: 14/2/19

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: Governors

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance for 2018/19 = 3/5

Attendance for 2019/20 =1/9

 

Responsibilities: Humanities (inc. History, Geography and RE)

Class Link - Year 1

Picture 1 Charlotte Holloway - LA Governor

Date of appointment: 09/05/19

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: LA and Governing Body

Business and Pecuniary Interests: Non-Executive Director of Plymouth Energy Community (unpaid). I am also a parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party and speak on Education in Plymouth.

Attendance for 2018/19 = 2/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

 

Responsibilities: Humanities (inc. History, Geography and RE)

Class Link - Year 2

 

Committees:

Finance and Personnel Committee

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3

Picture 1 Lee Sargeant - Co-Opted Governor

Date of appointment: 13/06/19

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: Governing Body

Business and Pecuniary Interests: Head Teacher of All Saints Academy

Attendance for 2018/19 = 2/2

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

 

Responsibilities: Science / IT

Committees:

Hearing Committee

Performance Management Review

Picture 1 Charlie Puckey - Co-opted Governor

Date of appointment: 10/10/19

Term of office: 4 years

Body who appointed: Governing Body

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

Committees: Performance Management Review

Responsibilities: Behaviour Well Being (PHSE)

Class Link: Year 5

Associate Members

Associate Members 1 Alison Hearn - Business Manager

Voting rights: None                                                        

Business and Pecuniary Interests: None                          

Attendance for 2016/17 = 6/9                  

Attendance for 2017/18 = 5/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 8/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

               

Attends the Finance Committee meetings   

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/3     

Attendance for 2018/19 = 3/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3                                         

 

Picture 1

Voting rights: None

Business and pecuniary interests: Mother and Fathers Company - Access Doors and Windows

Attendance for 2016/17 = 8/9

Attendance for 2017/18 = 8/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 9/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/9

Picture 1 Dee Bolger - Clerk to Governors

Voting rights: None

Start date: 1/3/16

Attendance for 2016/17 = 9/9

Attendance for 2017/18 = 9/9

Attendance for 2018/19 = 8/9

Attendance for 2019/20 = 2/9

 

Attends Finance and Personnel Committee meetings

Attendance for 2017/18 = 3/3 

Attendance for 2018/19 = 3/3

Attendance for 2019/20 = 1/3

 

 

GOVERNOR TRAINING

Safer Recruitment Training :

Carole Waziri

Carol Noden

Jean Hardwick

David Pike

Vicky Broughton

Dee Bolger

 

Clerks Competency Framework

Dee Bolger has passed the Clerk's Competency Framework

 

Clerking Matters

Attended by Dee Bolger

VACANCIES

The Governing Body currently has no vacancies.

 

If you are interested in joining our Governing Body please contact the Clerk via the School Office and we will keep your details and contact you if a vacancy should occur.

Dates for 2019/20

FGB meetings

Thursday 12th September 2019 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 10th October 2019 @ 4.00pm 

Thursday 14th November 2019 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 13th February 2020 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 19th March 2020 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 14th May 2020 @ 4.30pm

Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 4.00pm

Thursday 16th July 2020 @ 4.30pm

 

Governor Afternoons

Thursday 10th October 2019 @ 1.00pm

Thursday 13th February 2020 @ 1.00pm

Thursday 18th June 2020 @ 1.00pm

 

Finance and Personnel Committee Meetings

Thursday 10th October 2019 @ 3.30pm

Thursday 16th January 2020 @ 3.30pm

Thursday 16th July 2020 @ 3.30pm

Dates for 2018/19 Full Governing Body Meetings

 

Thursday 13th September 2018

Thursday 18th October 2018

Thursday 22nd November 2018

Thursday 17th January 2019

Thursday 14th February 2019

Thursday 21st March 2019

Thursday 9th May 2019

Thursday 13th June 2019

Thursday 11th July 2019

 

Governor Afternoons

Thursday 18th October 2018 - 1pm

Thursday 14th February 2019 - 1pm

Thursday 13th June 2019 - 1pm

 

Finance and Personnel Meetings

Thursday 18th October 2018 - 3.30pm

Thursday 17th January 2019 - 3.30pm

Thursday 11th July 2019 - 3.30pm

Governor Visit from 20th October 2016

Welcome letter from the Chair of Governors


Dear Parents and Friends,

At Pennycross School, Governors, staff, parents and children work as a team, building on success, in a happy, creative, high attaining environment where everyone feels valued.

 

We are proud of the high standards our pupils achieve across the curriculum.


As Governors we become involved with a variety of issues including finance, pupil welfare, policies, building/grounds maintenance and staff appointments. However, without a doubt, we consider that our most important role is to ensure the welfare and education of the pupils.

 

We are justifiably very proud of the children and staff in our school. In addition, this is an opportunity for me to thank all the parents who encourage and support their children so admirably. In a good school, such as ours, parents take a great interest in their child’s learning and development. During the early years of primary education, academic, personal, social and creative skills are nurtured and developed.

 

Governors are appointed to ensure that objectives are met and that planning for the future is both visionary and realistic. We are here to support and encourage our Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and all school personnel so that children have access to an enriched education and the opportunities they deserve.

The School Development Plan is at the heart of Pennycross School’s vision and ethos. It details our aims and objectives for the ongoing development of the School. Our priorities focus on the following four areas:

  • Quality of teaching – continuous development of teachers to deliver more outstanding lessons. Delivering a curriculum that is meaningful for the pupils at Pennycross
  • Pupil achievement and progress – enabling excellent progress for pupils by providing challenge at all levels.
  • Behaviour and safety of pupils – developing the role of the School Council and citizenship.
  • Leadership and management – developing our senior leadership team, subject leaders and the governing body.

Should you wish to contact me to discuss any matter further please do so by first contacting the school office.

I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible throughout the year.

 

Best regards,

Carol Noden

Chair of Governors  

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