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DIARY DATES

May 2017 - KS1 SATS (all month)

23/05/17 - Starfish 'The Big Toddle' @ 13:15 - 15:15

26/05/17 - School Closes

05/06/17 - School Opens

07/06/17 - Lions Trip to Leeds City Museum

08/06/17 - Dental Survey

09/06/17 - KS1 SATS Year 1 Parent Meeting     

12/06/17 - Year 1 & 2 Phonics Screening Tests (all week)

15/06/17 - Class Photographs

16/06/17 - Year 5 Half Day Taster at Campsmount 

20/06/17 - Sports Day

27/06/17 - Reserve Sports Day

07/07/17 - Non Uniform Day

12/07/17 - Transition Morning

15/07/17 - Summer Fair

17/07/17 - Y6 Blessing Service (Parents Welcome)

21/07/17 - School Closes

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICES

 Our lost property is increasing by the day, and unfortunately nothing is labelled. Please ensure your child's name is written on all clothing so we can get items back to you.

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Swimming lessons for our Y3's have now started and will be every Friday from 2-3 for the rest of the school year. Please remember to send in your child's swimming kit each week

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 Our Starfish and Explorers will be completing a Big Toddle to raise money for Barnardo's. If you would like to donate please follow this link

 

 

 

 

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?

Attendance 2015-2016

 

Relevant business and pecuniary interests

Mrs Rebecca Rawson

 

(no relation to the school staff)

Co-opted Governor

The governing body

2nd Feb 2015

4 years, ending 01/02/19

N/A

Chair of the governors

RAISE Alliance

More able and talented

Music

Years 3 and 4

6/7

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

Behaviour for learning

Nursery and Reception

4/5

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

Appointed September 2015

N/A

Headteacher

 

7/7

None

Ms Sally Wolff

(teacher at Kirk Smeaton)

Co-opted Governor

The governing body

17th Nov 2015

4 years, ending 16/11/19

N/A

Staff governor

SEN

5/7

None

Mr Tim Jones

 (no relation to the school staff)

Co-opted Governor

The governing body

2nd Feb 2015

4 years, ending 01/02/19

N/A

H&S

Behaviour for learning

Years 1 and 2

6/7

None

Mr Conor Stone

(no relation to the school staff)

Co-opted Governor

The governing body

2nd Feb 2015

4 years, ending 01/02/19

 N/A

 

 

 

 Pupil voice

Assessment

 

6/7

None

Mrs Rachel Hattersley

(no relation to the school staff)

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

4th Feb 2014

4 years, ending 03/02/18

N/A

Chair of the Finance Behaviour for learning

Nursery and Reception

4/7

None

Mr Mark Storey

(no relation to the school staff)

Parent Governor

Parents of the school

11th Jan 2016

4 years, ending 10/01/20

 N/A

Community links and funding 

Years 1 and 2

4/5

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 5 and 6

6/7

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

6/7

None

Mr Darren Holmes

(the school caretaker)

Foundation Governor

The Diocese

1st Sept 2016

4 years, ending 31/08/20

N/A

H&S governor

RE governor

Years 3 and 4

7/7

None

Mrs Anne Carville    

(no relation to the school staff)

Co-opted Governor

The Governing Body

25th May 2015

4 years, ending 23/05/19

N/A

Maths

Nursery and Reception

1/1

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 5 and 6

Appointed in September 2016

None

 

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