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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.
Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Governors of Chorlton CE Primary School                                      September 2021

Governor category

name

Committees/Links

 start date

this term

started

term ends

Pecuniary Interests/other GB membership/relationships with Staff

Foundation

(parent)

Rev Ken Flood

Chair of School Improvement Plan Committee

Link Governor: RE, Music, Art

 

 

ex officio

none

Foundation

Sue Hilton

School Improvement Plan Committee

Link Governor: Safeguarding/Health and Safety /LAC/Anti-Bullying, PSHE, Healthy Schools, Behaviour and Attendance

23/2/16

23/2/20

22/2/24

none

Foundation

John O'Donnell

Chair

Resources Committee

Pay Appeals Committee

Link Governor: Induction, training and development, Staff mental health and well-being, Inclusion/SEN

26/5/17

26/5/17

25/5/25

Governor at St Mary's CE Moss Side

Parent (elected)

Fiona Sherlock

School Improvement Plan Committee

Link Governor: Modern Foreign Languages, PE

1/9/18

1/9/18

31/8/22

none

Parent (elected)

Stuart Vendy

 

Resources Committee

Pay Appeals Committee

Link Governor: History + Geography, Computing

23/6/14

23/6/18

22/6/22

none

Parent (elected)

Charles Ward

Chair of Resources Committee

Link Governor: Maths, Science + DT, Early Years

8/10/19

8/10/19

7/10/23

none

Headteacher

Sam Halliwell

School Improvement Plan Committee

Resources Committee

 

 

ex officio

none

Staff (elected)

vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

Local Authority

 

John Hacking

School Improvement Plan Committee

Link Governor: Inclusion/SEN, Pupil Premium

29/9/15

29/9/19

28/9/23

Governor at Manchester College

Co-opted (Staff)

Debbie Smith

Resources Committee

26/11/13

8/9/19

7/9/23

School Business Manager

Co-opted

vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

Co-opted

vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governors of Chorlton CE Primary School                                                  2020/2021 attendance

 

Governor category

name

term ends

Full Governing Body Meetings

Resources Committee

School Improvement Plan Committee

Pay Committee

 

 

 

possible         meetings

attended

            apols                           

possible         meetings

attended  

            apols              

possible     meetings

attended

            apols

met

attended  

Foundation (parent)

Rev Ken Flood

SIPC Chair

ex officio

5

5/5          -

 

 

1

1/1          -

 

 

Foundation

Sue Hilton

 

22/2/24

5

5/5          -

 

 

1

1/1          -

 

 

Foundation

John O'Donnell

Chair

25/5/25

5

5/5          -

3

3/3          -

 

 

 

 

Parent (elected)

Fiona Sherlock

31/8/22

5

4/5       1/5

 

 

1

1/1          -

 

 

Parent (elected)

Stuart Vendy

Resources Chair

22/6/22

5

5/5          -

3

2/3       1/3

 

 

 

 

Parent (elected)

Charles Ward

7/10/23

5

5/5          -

3

3/3          -

 

 

 

 

Headteacher

 

Sam Halliwell

ex officio

5

5/5          -

3

3/3          -

1

1/1          -

 

 

Staff (elected)

 

Tom Butler

 

31/8/21

5

3/5       2/5

 

 

1

1/1          -

 

 

Local Authority

John Hacking

28/9/23

5

4/5       1/5

 

 

1

1/1          -

 

 

Co-opted (Staff)

 

Debbie Smith

7/9/23

5

5/5         -

3

3/3          -

 

 

 

 

Co-opted (parent)

                    Resigned July 2021

Richard Roberts

24/5/22

4

2/4       0/4

3

1/3       0/3  

 

 

 

 

Co-opted

vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor induction materials

 

The induction pack for new governors can be downloaded from our website here.  If you require a paper copy, please contact the Clerk to the Governing Body.  Your induction includes a meeting with the Head Teacher and a follow-up meeting with the Chair of Governors.  Please contact the Head Teacher and Chair of Governors to arrange a convenient meeting time. 

Information and advice services for governors

 

There is a range of online sources of information and advice:

 

  • Register for the electronic monthly 'Information Update' which Manchester City Council provides to all governors. If you wish to receive this by email, please contact Amy Knowles a.knowles@manchester.gov.uk
  • Register to receive the postal mail of the termly national 'Governors' newsletter produced by the Department for Education. Simply email your details to govnews@prolog.uk.com
  • Use the Manchester City Council governor support pages as your first port of call and then consult the national web sites for alternative and additional information.
  • The Department for Education also produces a Governance Handbook
If you would like to get involved or have any questions regarding the Board of Governors, please contact the Chair of Governors, John O'Donnell via admin@chorlton.manchester.sch.uk or the school office.
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