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DIARY DATES

Friday 20th September - Non Uniform (£1 donation, Jeans for Genes)

Friday 20th September - Y3 Swimming Lessons

Thursday 26th September - Lions Football @ Campsmount

Friday 27th September - Y3 Swimming Lessons

Thursday 3rd October - Dolphins Football @ Campsmount

Thursday 3rd October @ 13:30-14:30 - Grandparents Assembly

Monday 7th October @ 9:15 - Harvest Festival

Wednesday 9th October - Flu Vaccinations

Thursday 10th October - Art Gallery (more details TBC)

Thursday 17th October - Lions Basketball @ Campsmount

Tuesday 22nd October - Eagles Trip to Eden Camp

Thursday 24th October - Eagles Basketball @ Campsmount

Friday 25th October - School Closes

Monday 4th November - School Opens

Tuesday 19th November - Individual School Photos

Wednesday 4th December - Bags2School Collection

Tuesday 10th December - Pantomime Trip

Friday 20th December - School Closes

 

 

 

NOTICES 

Photos of the Forest School Residential can be found here.

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Photos of Robinwood can be found here.

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

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Please make sure all children have their PE kits on Wednesdays and the below;

Dolphins - Fri

Lions - Tue, Thu

Eagles - Mon, Fri

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 Information regarding our current Y6's applying for secondary schools can be found here.

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Information regarding this years flu vaccination can be found here. Please give consent by September 20th.

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Information from our Healthy Child Team for our Reception starters can be found below. Please ensure you complete the online questionnaire by October 1st.

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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 Roz 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 5 and 6

Health and Safety

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.