The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • setting targets for pupil achievement
  • managing the school’s finances
  • making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
  • appointing staff
  • reviewing staff performance and pay.

Members of the governing body serve for up to four years in one of the following roles:

• Parent Governors have at least one child attending the school when they join the governing body. When there are more nominations than vacancies they are elected by parents of pupils at the school.
• LA Governors are appointed by the Local Authority, Reading Borough Council.
• Teacher Governors are elected by the teaching staff from amongst themselves.
• The Staff Governor is elected by the non-teaching staff from amongst themselves.
• Community Governors are chosen by the other governors to help them in their work.


Trustee Details for the Year 1 September 2016 – 31 August 2017

Mrs Claire Hurst – Headteacher

As Headteacher,  Mrs Hurst is automatically on the Governing Body and attends all committee meetings.

Term of Office: Started:  1.1.13                       End: On-going

Pecuniary Interests: None

Attendance at meetings:

Curriculum & Standards:   3.10.16 meeting cancelled.  23.1.17, 5.6.17.

Staffing & Finance:          19.9.16, apologies accepted for 16.1.17, 8.5.17, 12,6,17

Full Governors:                17.10.16, 6.3.17,8.5.17, 26.6.17


Mrs Dani Hall – Co-opted Governor (previously Community)  appointed by the Governing Body

Responsibilities:

Chair of Governors and sits on Curriculum & Standards Committee

Term of Office: 4/3/14 – 3/3/18

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Attendance at meetings:

Staffing & Finance:  19.9.16  

Curriculum & Standards: 23.1.17, 5.6.17

Full Governors: 17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.17, 26.6.17


Mrs Ellie King – Parent Governor (elected by parents)

Responsibilities:

Vice Chair of Governors & Chair of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Term of Office: 3/3/15 – 2/3/19

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended: Curriculum and Standards:  3.10.16 meeting cancelled, 23.1.17, 5.6.17

 Full Governors: 17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.17, 26.6.17


Mr Glenn Burden – Parent Governor (elected by parents)

Responsibilities:

Appeals and member of Staffing & Finance committee

 

Term of Office: 8/11/12 – 7/11/16.  Resigned 21.7.17

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Staffing and Finance:  19.9.16 did not attend as not invited, 16.1.17, 8.5.17, 12.6.17 

Full Governors:  17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 26.6.17


Mrs Sarah Hacker – Local Authority Governor (appointed by Reading Borough Council)

Responsibilities:

Appeals and member of Staffing & Finance committee

 

Term of Office: 1/5/14 – 30/4/18

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: Vice Chair of Reading Borough Council Planning Committee from May 2016.

Meetings Attended:

Staffing and Finance:  19.9.16, 16.1.17, 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 12.6.17  

Full Governors: 17.10.16, apologies accepted for 6.3.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 26.6.17.


Mr Dermot Yuille – Parent Governor (elected by parents)

Responsibilities:

member of Staffing & Finance committee

 Term of Office: 19/10/15 – 18/10/19

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended: Staffing and Finance:  19.9.16, 16.1.17, 8.5.17, 12.6.17

Full Governors: 17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.17, 26.6.17


Mr Ellis Wiggins – Co-opted Governor (appointed by the Governing Body)

Responsibilities: 

member of Staffing & Finance committee

Term of Office: 7/3/16 – 6/3/20

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: Member of the Conservative Party.  Works for a neighbouring Local Authority

Meetings Attended:

Curriculum and Standards:   19.9.16, 16.1.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17, 12.6.17

Full Governors: apologies accepted for 17.10.16, 6.3.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17, 26.6.17


Mrs Sharon Reilly – Staff Governor (elected by staff)

Responsibilities:

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee, Health & Safety Governor

Term of Office: 19/10/15 – 18/10/19

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Curriculum and Standards: 3.10.16 meeting canceleed, 23.1.17, 5.6.17  

Full Governors:  17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.27, 26.6.17


Mr John Grout – Co-opted Governor (appointed by Governing Body)

Responsibilities:

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Term of Office: 7/3/16 – 6/3/20

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: Greater Reading Liberal Democrats from 9.2.13

Meetings Attended:

Curriculum & Standards: 3.10.16 meeting cancelled, 23.1.17, apologies accepted for 5.6.17

Full Governors:  17.10.16, 6.3.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 26.6.17


Mrs Cathy Timmis – Parent Governor (elected by parents)

Responsibilities:

Chair of Staffing and Finance committee

Health & Safety

Term of Office: 8/11/16 – 7/11/20 (previously 8.11.12 – 7.11.16)

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Staffing and Finance: 19.9.16, apologies for 16.1.17, 8.5.17, 12.6.17  

Full Governors:  apologies accepted for 17.10.16, 6.3.17, 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 26.6.17


Miss Becci Morley – Staff Co-opted Governor (elected by staff)

Committee Membership:

Member of Curriculum and Standards Committee

Term of Office: 19/10/15 – 18/10/19

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Curriculum & Standards: 3.10.16 meeting cancelled, 23.1.17, apologies accepted for 5.6.17

Full Governors: 17.10.16, 6.3.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17, 26.6.17

 

Mr Sam Morris – Co-opted Governor (appointed by Governing Body)

Responsibilities:

Member of Staffing & Finance Committee

Term of Office: 16.1.17 – 16.10.20

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Staffing & Finance:  16.1.17, 8.5.17, apologies accepted for 12.6.17

Full Governors: 6.3.17, 8.5.17, 26.6.17

 

Mrs Ana Hasnain – Parent Governor (elected by parents)

Responsibilities:

Membership of Committees not allocated immediately

Term of Office: 6.3.17 – 5.3.21 but resigned on 22.6.17

Pecuniary Interests: None         Register of Interests: None

Meetings Attended:

Full Governors: 6.3.17, apologies accepted for 8.5.17

 

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