Your browser version is outdated. We recommend that you update your browser to the latest version.

Log in to Espresso

espressoespresso

Translate this page

For Braille, large print or audio, please contact us.

Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

CEOP Internet Safety

The Governing Body

 In accordance with the Government’s requirement for all governing bodies, the three core strategic functions of St Mary’s Bolton-on-Swale School Governing Body are:


1.    Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
2.    Holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
3.    Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent


Governance arrangements
The Governing Body of St Mary’s Bolton-on-Swale School was reconstituted on 6 October 2014 and is now made up of:
Two parent governors 

One Local Authority governor

One staff governor                                                                                       

Head teacher                                                                                             

Seven foundation governors
The total number is 12


The full Governing Body meets twice each term. In addition, the following committees meet termly with specific areas of focus.

The Resources Committee, which focuses on finance, premises and personnel matters.

The Curriculum Committee which focuses on the monitoring, evaluation and review of curriculum policy including religious education and collective worship, the requirements of pupils with Special Educational Needs and disabilities, statutory requirements relating to assessment, contributions to the School Improvement Plan.

The Admissions Committee which considers admissions criteria and arrangements and usually meets once per year.
We also have committees that meet if required to consider pupil discipline and staffing matters.
The Governing Body complete a regular skills audit and give careful consideration to ensuring they have the range of skills required to deliver effective governance and secure the success of the school.

 

 Our Governing Body

 Clare White             Foundation Governor – Chair of Governors     
Term of office          3/10/2018-2/10/2022
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – Clare White is related to Foundation Governor Charles White as sister-in-law
She has attended 12 of 12 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Curriculum and Resources Committee
Designated Governor for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
Designated Governor for Collective Worship and RE

Lisa Hutchinson         Parent Governor – Vice Chair of Governors
Term of office               22/12/2017 – 21/12/2021
Appointed by election of parents in school
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none                                                                                        
She has attended 10 of 11 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of specific attendance at governing body and committee meetings)
Resources and Admissions Committee
Link Governor for Year 4

Louise Gigante          Parent Governor
Term of office               4/3/2016 - 3/3/2020
Appointed by election of parents in school
Business and financial interests – Insurance and Risk Officer at North Yorkshire County Council
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none                                                                                        
She has attended 10 of 10 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Resource Committee
Designated Governor for Health and Safety
Link Governor for Year 2

Janet Pringle          Local Authority Governor
Term of office         1/9/ 2017 - 31/8/2021
Appointed by Local Authority
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 10 out of 10 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Curriculum and Admissions Committee
Link Governor for Year 5
 
Cathy MacNamara     Foundation Governor
Term of office             19/9/2016 - 19/9/2020
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 5 of 10 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Designated Governor for Safeguarding and Child Protection
Curriculum and Admissions Committee

Lesley Chandler        Foundation Governor
Term of office              30/7/2018 - 29/7/2022
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – Husband owns Paul Chandler Landscape and Property Maintenance Company
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 11 of 12 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Resources and Curriculum Committee
Link Governor for Year 6
 
Helen Richardson        Foundation Governor
Term of office                14/12/2015- 13/12/2019
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 8 of 10 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Curriculum and Admissions Committee
Link Governor for Year 1

Robert Booth        Foundation Governor
Term of office          1/9/2016 - 31/8/2020
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – owner of the land adjacent to school being proposed for housing development
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – none
He has attended 10 of 10 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Resources Committee
Link Governor for Year 3

Charles White        Foundation Governor
Term of office           3/10/2016 - 2/10/2020                                                              
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions -none
Relationships of material interest – Charles White is related to Foundation Governor Clare White as brother-in-law
He has attended 9 of 10 meeting
s for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Resources Committee
Link Governor for Reception

Reverend Yvonne Callaghan    Ex officio Foundation Governor
Term of office    N/A       
Appointed by Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Leeds
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions –Ex officio Foundation Governor of Brompton-on-Swale Primary School, Richmond
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 3 of 7 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)                                              
Designated Governor for Collective Worship and RE

Paula Reynolds        Staff Governor (Deputy Head)
Term of office - 1/12/2017 - 30/11/2021
Appointed by election of staff
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions – none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended 7 of 9 meetings for the 2017-18 academic year (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)                                               
Curriculum Committee

Nicola Dobson            Ex officio Headteacher
Term of office    N/A
Business and financial interests – none
Governance roles in other educational institutions – none
Relationships of material interest – none
She has attended all Committee and Full Governing Body meetings (refer to link for detail of attendance at specific governing body and committee meetings)
Curriculum Committee, Resource Committee, Admissions Committee

Jonathan Spencer        Clerk to Governors


Governor Committees and Membership


Resources Committee
Lisa Hutchinson (Chair)
Headteacher
Robert Booth
Lesley Chandler
Louise Gigante
Charles White
Clare White

Curriculum Committee
Cathy MacNamara (Chair)
Headteacher
Lesley Chandler
Janet Pringle
Paula Reynolds
Helen Richardson
Clare White

Admissions Committee
Cathy MacNamara (Chair)
Headteacher
Lisa Hutchinson
Janet Pringle
Helen Richardson

Click here to view the governors pen profiles

Click here to view the Annual Governance Statement

 

Attendance

Governor Attendance at Meetings for the academic year 2017 - 2018

Governor Attendance at Meetings for the academic year 2016 - 2017

     
     
     
     
     
     


Governor Register of Interests

 

2018/2019

Charles White

Clare White

Helen Richardson

Janet Pringle

Lesley Chandler

Lisa Hutchinson

Louise Gigante

Nicola Dobson

Paula Reynolds

Robert Booth

Cathy MacNamara

Yvonne Callaghan

Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.

Do you accept?