Name of Governing Body: Douglas Valley Nursery School

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and it’s pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Chairs

NameRole
Miss Joanne SullivanChair of Governing Body

Governing Body Composition

Type of GovernorNo.
Co-opted1
Co-opted1
Headteacher1
Local Authority1
Parent2
Staff1
Associate Members1
Name of GovernorsType of GovernorCurrent Term of OfficeDate of Appointment (original appointment)Date of Resignation (if resigned in the last 12 months)Appointing Body
Mrs Helen DeanCo-opted1/5/14-30/4/1822/10/03The Governing Body
Mrs Suzanne PayneCo-opted16/3/16-15/3/2016/3/16The Governing Body
Mrs Catherine ArdernHeadteacher17/10/07-22/10/03N/A
Ms Anna PriorParent25/2/16-24/2/2025/2/16Elected by parents
Mrs Catherine Staunton UnsworthAssociate25/2/16-24/2/207/10/09The Governing Body
Miss Joanne Sullivan
(Chair)
Co-opted14/9/16-13/9/202014/9/16The Governing Body
Mrs Sandra
Hammond
Staff Governor31/1/17-30/1/2131/1/17Elected by staff
Mrs Sarah FarrellParent Governor8/3/17-7/3/20218/3/17Elected by Parents
Mrs Andrea
Chambers
LA13/9/2017-12/9/202113/9/2017Nominated by Council and appointed by the Governing Body

Specific Responsibilities- Lead Governors

ResponsibilityName
Vunerable Children/SEND GovernorMrs Sarah Farrell
Pupil Premium/Data GovernorMs Anna Prior
Health and Safety GovernorMrs C Staunton Unsworth

Committee Structure

Resources and Standards Committee

Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding Resources and Standards

Membership

  • Mrs C Ardern
  • Mrs S Payne
  • Mrs H Dean
  • Mrs A Chambers
  • Mrs S Farrell
  • Mrs S Hammond

Pay Committee

Remit: To make decisions about performance related to pay for teachers and the headteacher

Membership

  • Mrs S Payne
  • Mrs C Staunton Unsworth
  • Miss J Sullivan

Ad-hoc committees:

  • Staff disciplinary
  • Pupil Discipline
  • Complaints
  • Appeals

 

Three governors with no prior knowledge will be called alphabetically to form the committee.

Register of Interests

NameDetails of Pecuniary InterestDetails of Personal Interest
Mrs H DeanNilNil
Mrs C ArdernNilGovernor at Hindley Nursery School and Crossens Nursery School, Southport
Mrs C Staunton UnsworthNilGovernor at St John Fisher High School
Mrs S HammondNilNil
Ms A PriorNilGovernor at Britannia Bridge Primary School
Mrs S PayneNilGovernor at Hindley Nursery School and Headteacher at Crossens Nursery School, Southport
Miss J SullivanNilNil
Mrs S FarrellNilNil
Mrs A ChambersNilNil

Attendance Record

 

Rolling 12 months of attendance information displayed

 

Dates Attended
Name of Governor13.9.1729.11.1721.3.1827.6.1812.10.1724.1.182.5.1829.11.17
Mrs H DeanYESYESYESNOYESYESYESN/A
Mrs C ArdernYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES
Ms A PriorYESYESYESNONOYESYESN/A
Mrs C Staunton UnsworthYESNONOYESNOYESYESN/A
Mrs S PayneYESNOYESNONOYESYESN/A
Miss J SullivanYESNOYESYESYESYESYESYES
Mrs S HammondNONOYESYESYESYESNON/A
Mrs S FarrellNON/AYESNONONOYESYES
Mrs A ChambersYESYESYESYESYESYESYESYES