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Governing Board

Governors are one of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have an important part to play in raising school standards. The role of the governing board is key to the effectiveness of a school. School governors provide strategic leadership and accountability in schools.

The role of the governing board is a strategic one; its key functions are to:

  • set the aims and objectives for the school
  • set the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • set the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives
  • be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher (a critical friend)

 

Name
Job Title
Terms
Resources - Finance &
Staffing
Health & Safety - Safeguarding Pupils & Premises
Standards
& Curriculum
Voting
Register Interest
Ms Caroline Vernon
Head
Headteacher
4
Yes
Mr Peter Davison
Staff
Assistant Headteacher
4
Yes
Mr Glyn Davies
(Chair)
Partnership
NHS Healthcare Manager
4
Yes
Mr Stuart Knagg
(Vice Chair)
Parent
Operations Area Manager – BAE Systems
4
√ Chair
Yes
Mrs Jane Ridyard
Partnership
Director of Young People’s Learning, Furness College
4
Yes
Mrs Ann Turner
Partnership
Cover Supervisor, Walney Academy
4
Yes
Mrs Jill Postlethwaite
Parent
Midday Supervisor
4
Yes
Ms Sarah Halligan
Parent
Scanner Coordinator at Furness Building Society
4
√ Chair
Yes
Mr Steven Olliver
Partnership
Director of Learning & Standards KS4 & Head of PE, Millom School
4
√ Chair
Yes
Mr Keith Lawton
Parent
Contract Electrical Engineer
4
Yes

 

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