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Governors

Ron Chitty
Ron Chitty

Governor

Mrs Richter
Mrs Richter

Business Manager Company Secretary


Chaplain

Rev. Bob
Rev. Bob
Nick Boardman
Nick Boardman

Governor

 
 

Christ Church CEP Academy Governing Board Information (as at 26th October 2020)

Name

Date of appointment

Term of office (4 years)

Date stepped down (if applicable)

Appointed by

Relevant business and pecuniary interests[1]

Any material interests[2]

Attendance over the last academic year

(2019/2020)

Other governance roles

MEMBERS

Diocese of Canterbury Academies Company Limited

04/01/2013

n/a

 

Signatory Member

 

 

n/a

 

Ronald Leon Chitty

21/3/13

n/a

 

Members

 

 

n/a

 

Christopher Jordan

4/1/13

n/a

 

Signatory Member

 

 

n/a

 

GOVERNORS (attendance at full Governing Board meetings)

Mr Chris Jordan (Vice Chair)

01/09/20

 

31/8/24

 

Members

None declared

None declared

4 of 4

None declared

Mr Ron Chitty (Chair)

8/9/21

(reappointment)

7/9/25

 

Members

None declared

None declared

34 of 4

None declared

Mr Robin Flack (HT)

01/09/20

n/a

 

Head Teacher Ex-officio

None declared

None declared

4 of 4

None declared

Rev Rob Weldon

10/2/16

n/a

 

Diocese

Ex-officio

None declared

None declared

3 of 4

None declared

Mr Nick Boardman

20/3/21

23/3/25

 

Co-opted (Governors)

None declared

None declared

3 of 4

None declared

Mr Fraser Beeson

2/12/20 1/12/24 8/9/21 Staff Governor None declared None declared 3 of 4 None declared

Ms Maeve Renard

7/11/18

6/11/22

 

Staff

None declared

None declared

4 of 4

None declared

                 

Mr David Lawson

1/3/19

28/2/23

 

Parents

None declared

Spouse employed by the school as TA

4 of 4

None declared

                 

Mr Mike Rudkin

17/7/19

16/7/23

 

Co-opted (Governors)

Swimming teacher at Christ Church

None declared

3 of 4

None declared

PAST GOVERNORS (in post during academic year 2020/2021)

Mrs Catherine Avery

5/10/16

4/10/20

20/10/20

Staff

None declared

None declared

3 of 4

None declared

Mr Josh Carter

1/3/19

28/2/23

7/7/21

Parents

Provides services to school as children’s entertainer on occasional basis

Spouse is employed by the school as Read Write Inc Manager

3 of 4

None declared

Ms Elizabeth Johnson

1/9/19

25/9/23

23/3/21

Foundation (PCC)

 

None declared

3 of 4

None declared

                 
                 
                 

 

The Governing Board operates a Committee structure as follows:

 

Membership

Number of meetings (2020/2021)

Governing Board

See above

4

Strategy Team

Mr Chitty (Committee Chair), Mr Jordan, Mr Boardman, Mr Flack (HT)

2

Resources Committee

Mr Boardman (Committee Chair), Mr Chitty, Mr Jordan, Mr Flack (HT), Mrs Avery (resigned 20/10/20), Mr D Lawson

 

3
Learning & Development Committee

Mr Chitty (Committee Chair), Mr Flack (HT), Ms Renard, Mr Carter (resigned 7/7/21), Mr D Lawson

3

[1] As recorded in the register of interest

[2] Arising from relationships between governors/Directors, or relationships between governors/Directors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)

 

[1] As recorded in the register of interest

[2] Arising from relationships between governors/Directors, or relationships between governors/Directors and school staff (including spouses, partners and close relatives)

 

The Role of the Governors is to:

…. To provide a strategic view of the school’s direction

…. Contributes to policy review

…. Ensures sound management of all monies generated by the school

…. To act as a critical friend to the school

…. Recognises and celebrates the achievements of the school community

…. Knows when the school is not achieving as well as it should through monitoring and evaluation

…. Provides support and encouragement when implementing new strategies

…. Strikes a balance between support and challenge

…. To hold the school to account for its standards

…. Promotes high standards of educational achievement

…. Has the right to discuss, question and refine proposals

…. Respects the professional roles and management responsibilities of the head teacher and other staff

…. Is prepared to account for and explain actions and decisions made to anyone with a legitimate interest

 

 

Our governing body:

….Sets the overall budget for the school

….Decides on the number of staff

….Helps to decide the priorities for improving the school when the school improvement plan is being drawn up and validates the Self Evaluation Form

….Ensures that the National Curriculum is being taught to all pupils

….Sets targets for pupil achievement

….Publishes national test and exam results

….Compare the performance of school to similar schools

….Receive information about the quality of teaching in the school

….Have a published strategy for dealing with parental complaints and concerns

….Ensure the balanced treatment of political issues

….Ensures health and safety issues are addressed

….Set the time of school sessions

….Ensure safe procedures for the recruitment of staff

….Ensures policies are being implemented and evaluate the impact

….Need to consult the head when making most strategic decisions

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