Aspin Park School

Aspin Park Primary School

Governors

Responsibilities

Together, the Governors are responsible for:

  • Setting aims and targets for the school and checking the school’s progress towards attaining these.
  • Monitoring how well the school’s policies and plans are working.
  • Accounting for the performance of the school and the Governing Body.
  • Working with the Headteacher to make sure that teaching at school is effective and good quality and the children are making the best possible progress.
  • Taking general responsibility for the school and its budget.
  • Challenging and supporting the senior management team and taking opportunities to show interest in and appreciation of staff and pupils.
  • Promoting the interests of the school and its pupils in the wider community.

 

Types of Governors 

There are several different types of Governor:

  • Parent Governor
    Elected from parents at the school by parents at the school.
  • Staff Governor
    Elected from staff at the school by staff at the school.
  • Local Education Authority (LA) Governors
    Appointed by the Local Authority i.e.: North Yorkshire County Council.
  • Co-opted Governors
    Appointed by members of the Governing Body. They are intended to be representative of the local community and may add particular kinds of expertise

 

 

NAME

 

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

 

 

Mrs H Easton

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Vacancy

 

Co-opted Governor

Mrs G Jefferson

 Co-Vice Chair

Parent Governor

Mrs L Kirton

 

Parent Governor

Mr D Blanchfield

 Co-Vice Chair

Parent Governor

 Mr J Durran

 

Parent Governor

Mrs F Pitts

 

Staff Governor

Mrs H WIndsor

 

Co-opted Governor

Mr D Goode

 Chair of Resources Committee

Local Authority Governor

Ms H Lyon

 

Co-opted Governor

Mr N Long

 

Headteacher

Mrs L Rainey

 

In attendance -  Deputy Headteacher

Mrs H Tye

Clerk to Governors

 

 Any Governor may be contacted at any time by contacting the Clerk to Governors at Aspin Park School on 01423 863920 or by email to admin@aspinpark.n-yorks.sch.uk. Any enquiries will be treated in strictest confidence and you will be put in direct contact with one of our Governors.