Somerlea Park Junior School

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 Who's Who?

Welcome to the Somerlea Park Governors page, this page will tell you who the governors are, broadly what their roles are and what we do.

Who are we?

The governing body of Somerlea Park Junior School is made up of the schools acting head teacher, elected members of school staff, elected parents and selected representatives from the local community. We are a group of people with different backgrounds, skills, specialities and interests which help us to support school in varying ways.

Role

Name

Governor Type

Attendance

Voting Rights

Business Interests

Other Governing Bodies

Term of Office

Chair of Governors Gillian Bradley Co-opted Governor 3/3 Yes None declared

Chair - Swanwick Hall School

Governor - Somercotes Infants & Nursery

4 years/December 2020

 

Helina Kirkman

 

Acting Head Teacher  2/3 Yes None declared No  
  Claire Blacksmith  Staff Governor (Teacher)  3/3  Yes None declared No  
  Melissa Beresford Parent Governor 2/3 Yes None declared No  
  John McCabe LA Governor 2/3 Yes None declared No  
  Brian Lyttle Co-opted Governor 3/3 Yes None declared No  
  Angela Graham Previous member 1/3 N/A

N/A

N/A Resigned April 2017
  Paul Williams Previous member 3/3 N/A N/A N/A Resigned April 2017
  Mark Hopkinson Previous member 2/3 N/A N/A N/A Resigned May 2017
             
             
             

Attendance records are kept by the clerk to the governing body of Governors attendance at meetings. Meetings need to be ‘quorate’ to ensure that decisions can be made

What do we do?

Each governor serves for a 4 year period. We meet as a full governing body on a regular basis throughout the school year and also attend committee meetings which take place in between these to discuss specific areas of governance

Governors support school to:

 We aim to do whatever we can to support the school, its staff and all of our students to ensure they can

…be the best they can be.