Governors

The Governing body at Brookhill Leys Primary consist of Parent, Staff, Co-opted and Local Authority Governors who work together contributing to the whole school vision for the future of the school. No one type of Governor has a majority.

Our Governing Body is made up of two committees, these are Finance Committee and Strategic Development, Personnel, Functions and Pay Committee.  These committees meet each term.

The full Governing Body meets three times a year.

Should you wish to contact our Governing Body please address all correspondence to the address below:

Mrs Linda Skinner

c/o Brookhill Leys Primary & Nursery School

Chewton Street

Eastwood

Nottingham

NG16 3HB

Tel: 01773 713452

Fax: 01773 531954

Email: office@brookhill.notts.sch.uk

The purpose and main duties of the governing body are to:

  • Reports from the Corporate Director for consideration and action
  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money as well
  • help the school to set high standards by planning for the school's future and setting targets for school improvement
  • keep the pressure up on school improvement
  • be a critical friend to the school, offering support and advice
  • help the school respond to the needs of parents and the community
  • make the school accountable to the public for what it does
  • work with the school on planning, developing policies and keeping the school under review
  • exercise its responsibilities and powers in partnership with the headteacher and staff
  • not to intervene in the day-to-day management of the school unless there are weaknesses in the school when it then has a duty to take action.

Members of the Governing body:

Name

Category of Governor

Appointed by

Term of Office

Committees

Attendance

Academic year 2015/2016

Attendance Academic year 2016/2017

Governor Responsibilities

Link to School

Register of Business interests  connection/membership /shares in companies which have a direct/indirect business interest in the school

Register of Business Interests

Any other business interest

Mrs Lucy Baxter

Staff

Staff

05.06.2014 – 04.06.2018

SDPF&P

 

Finance

 

FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

x

 

Deputy Head Teacher

No

Yes

A family member works in a school

Mr Martin Burton

Local Authority

Governing Body

09.07.2015 – 08.07.2019

Finance

 

FGB

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Behaviour

Head Teacher Appraisal

Policies

Local Businessman

Community

No

No

Mrs Charlotte Charlesworth

Co-opted

Governing Body

26.03.2013 – 25.03.2017

Finance

 

FGB

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

British Values

Numeracy

Governor Training

Teacher

No

No

Mrs Karen Cook

Parent

Parents

16.05.2014 – 15.05.2018

Finance (Chair)

 

FGB

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation Subjects

RE

Parent

No

No

Mrs Jacqueline Sainsbury

Head Teacher

 

N/A

SDPF&P

 

Finance

 

FGB

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Headteacher

No

Yes

A family member works in a school

Mrs Linda Skinner

Co-opted

Chair of Governors

Governing Body

08.05.2014 – 07.05.2018

SDPF&P

 

Finance

 

FGB (Chair)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Head Teacher Appraisal

Assessment

Health & Safety

Child Protection

Complaints

Parent

No

No

Ms Joanne Walker

Parent

Parents

16.05.2014 – 15.05.2018

SDPF&P

 

FGB

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literacy

Science

Disadvantaged Pupils

Safeguarding

Parent

No

No

Mr Jeff Whitmore

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Governors

Governing Body

03.04.2014 – 02.04.2018

SDPF&P (Chair)

 

FGB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

EYFS

SEND

Local Resident

Community

No

No