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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors' section!

The Governors are representatives of the local council; the parents, the staff and the local community. They take a keen and active interest in the running of the school and, in conjunction with the staff, try to foster a good relationship with the community.

 

All parents are eligible for election to the Governing Body as Parent Governors. This occurs either at the end of a term of office or when an existing member leaves.

 

The Governors meet at least twice a term and are elected for four years from the time of their election.
 

Governor List

 

Name of Governor

Area of Responsibility

Status Start Date End Date

Jo Jones

 

Head Teacher voter

 

Staff Governor (Core) 01/01/2008 N/A

Lawrence Young

Finance & Premises

Staff Governor (Core) 19/06/2015

 

18/06/2019

 

Andrew Button

Chair of Governors

GDPR

Parent Governor 25/09/2018

 

24/09/2020

 

 

Alison Dundas

Pupil Premium & Sports Premium

 

Parent Governor 26/06/2017 25/06/2021

Vicky Waldron

 

GDPR

 

co-opted 04/12/18 03/12/2022

Julie Doyle

 

Safeguarding

 

Co-opted 17/04/2015 16/04/2019

Sandi Kirkham

Pupil Premium & Sports Premium

Co-opted 17/03/2016

 

 

18/03/2020

 

 

 

Jayne Adamson

 

 

tbc

LA Governor 29/03/19 30/03/2023

Kate Woodcock

 

SEND

 

co-opted 22/09/2015 21/09/2019

 

Joyce Rawlinson

 

Safeguarding co-opted 14/11/2016 13/11/2020

Angela Whitehouse

tbc

co-opted 22/01/19

 

21/01/2023

 

Claire Jukes

 

Clerk

 

     

 

GOVERNORS

The Governors at Story Wood School are as follows:

 

 

Name: Lawrence Young (Staff Governor)

Position: Chair - Premises

Any other educational establishments you govern: N/A

Any details of any relationships between yourself and members of the school staff: N/A

Details of relevant business and Pecuniary interests: N/A

 

Name: Julie Doyle (Children's Centre Manager)

Position: N/A

Any other educational establishments you govern: Chair of Governors at Goodway Nursery School

Any details of any relationships between yourself and members of the school staff: N/A

Details of relevant business and Pecuniary interests: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOVERNING BODY CURRICULUM STATEMENT

Learning is a life long process which enables us all to play a full part in society, to contribute to it and benefit from it.  All of us, parents, children, teachers, governors and the wider community are involved in this process.  Our school curriculum is the total of everything that is offered to your child at Story Wood.  It is therefore of vital importance as it provides a solid foundation for future life experiences.

 

At Story Wood we emphasise that all children have an entitlement:

 

  • to equality of opportunity, contribution and esteem,
  • to a curriculum which recognises the individual and special needs of each child,
  • to a curriculum which provides continuity in their learning as much as possible,

    

The Governors wish to ensure that through this curriculum children will develop and apply the skills, knowledge and understanding gained from their homes, our school and the community.

 

COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE

If you have a concern or query, you should contact the school so that the matter can be discussed with the Head/ Deputy or a member of staff.  It is expected that the majority of questions and anxieties can be dealt with in this way.

 

If Parents are still worried about an issue, formal written complaints may be made to the Governing Body. Details of the procedure are available upon request.

 

Governors would also like to hear about success and positive aspects of school life.

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