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Role of the Governing Body

  • It is accountable for the performance of the school
  • It helps shape the school’s future direction
  • It monitors and reviews the performance of the school
  • It makes decisions abou the school’s budget and staffing
  • It makes sure the school provides for all it’s pupils, including those with special needs
  • It decides how the school can encourage pupil’s spiritual, moral and cultural development

The Governing Body consists of:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • The Headteacher
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
  • 3 Co-opted Governors

The term of office is 4 years.

Name Date Appointed Pecuniary Interests Attendance Rate 14/15 Attendance Rate 15/16
Madeleine Lake Sept 2015 Chair LA Governor Director of OEYC Ltd 6/6 1/1
Lesley Palumbo March 2016 Co-opted Governor None 5/6 1/1
Lucy Caperon Jan 2013 Vice-Chair Parent Governor None 3/6 0/1
Melanie Knibb Dec 2016 Parent Governor None 5/5 1/1
Jennifer McStravick Sept 2017 Parent Governor None 0/0
Carly Kisanga Nov 2017 Co-opted Governor None 1/1
Rachel Fagan Sept 2014 Head Head Teacher at OEYC Nursery 6/6 1/1
Helen Davies July 2018 Staff Teacher at OEYC Nursery 0/0 0/0
Donna Ellis May 2015 Associate Governor CBM at OEYC Nursery 1/2 0/0
Rebecca Harvey Clerk to the Governing Body Employed by Governor Services

No Governors have any links / relationships to staff or other Governors or are a Governor at another Institution.