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DIARY DATES

Thursday 21st March - Lions Netball @ Campsmount

Thursday 21st March - World Down Syndrome Day (Wear Odd Socks)

Friday 22nd March - Non Uniform Day (Mothers Day Gift Donations)

Tuesday 26th March - Parents Evening

Tuesday 26th March - The Secret Room Opens

Thursday 28th March - Parents Evening

Thursday 28th March - Eagles Multi Skills @ Campsmount

Friday 5th April - Y3 Swimming Lessons Start

Thursday 11th April - Dolphins Gymnastics @ Campsmount

Thursday 11th April @ 14:00 - Easter Service

Friday 12th April - Y3 Swimming Lesson

Thursday 2nd May - Went Valley Pre School Closed

Wednesday 8th May @14:15 - Lions Play

Wednesday 5th June @ 9:00 - Class Photographs

Wednesday 12th June - Sports Day

Wednesday 19th June - Reserve Sports Day

Friday 28th June - Careers Day

Wednesday 17th July to Friday 19th July - Robinwood Residential 

 

 

 

 

NOTICES 

Admissions for starting in Reception from September 2019 have now closed. If you are yet to submit an application, please contact your home council to submit a late application.

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If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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 Bookclub leaflets have now been sent home. Please return any orders, with payment, to the school office by Friday 29th March

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Our Y6 parents should now of received this years SATS information. If not copies can be found below:

SATS Dates

SATS Survival Guide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Authority (LA) Governors
    Appointed by the LEA.

  • 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.

 

Our Governors are;  

Governor Name and relationship to the school staff

Category of Governor

Appointed by

Date appointed

Term of Office

(term and end date)

Which committees does this Governor serve on?

All Governors attend all meetings

Does this Governor have any position of responsibility within the governing body?

Relevant business and pecuniary interests

Mrs Rebecca Rawson

 

(no relation to the school staff)

Foundation governor

The governing body

Feb 2018

4 years, ending Feb 2022

N/A

Chair of the governors

RAISE Alliance

More able and talented

Music

Years 3 and 4

None

Mr Richard Mason

 

(no relation to the school staff)

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

11th Jan 2016

4 years, ending 10/01/20

N/A

Finance

PE

Years 1 and 2

None

Mrs Hannah Cuddy

 

(headteacher at Kirk Smeaton)

Staff Governor

The Headteacher of a school is entitled to sit on the governing body by law

1st Sept 2015

Ongoing

N/A

Headteacher

 

None

Mrs Michele Holmes

(teacher at Kirk Smeaton)

Co-opted Governor

The governing body

January 2018

4 years, ending January 2022

N/A

Staff governor

None

Mrs Ros Brown

 Foundation governor

 The governing body

 March 2017

 4 years, ending March 2021

 

Behaviour for learning

Years 5 and 6

 

Mr Peter Hudson

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

Jan 2019

4 years, ending Jan 2023

 N/A

Mental health 

awareness  and pupil  voice

 Years 5 and 6

None

Mrs Lorna Thornley

(no relation to the school staff)

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

6th Jan 2015

4 years, ending 05/01/19

N/A

Vice chair

English

Maths

Years R and N

None

Mrs Carol Cessford

 

 (no relation to the school staff)

Foundation Governor

The Diocese

1st Sept 2016

4 years, ending 31/08/20

N/A

SEN and Vulnerabilty

RE & church links

Assessment

Years 5 and 6

None

Mrs Anne Carville    

(no relation to the school staff)

Co-opted Governor

The Governing Body

25th May 2016

4 years, ending 23/05/20

N/A

Maths

Nursery and Reception

None

Mr Andrew Robertson

(no relation to the school staff)

 

LA Governor

Local Authority

22nd Sept 2016

4 years, ending 21/09/20

N /A

Maths

Premises

Years 3 and 4

None

Paul Hursthouse

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

Jan 19

4 years, ending Jan 2023

 

Maths

Finance

Years 1 and 2

 

 

 The Governors meet regularly during term times and are highly involved in school life in a number of different ways.