Welcome to our Governors’ section.
South Wingfield Primary School has a governing body composed of a group of volunteers drawn from the community, each bringing a range of skills, expertise and professional experience. Our Governors provide essential links between the school, parents/carers, the local community.
Governors work with staff and parents to provide the best possible framework for educating our children. They are involved in all aspects of school life and meet regularly with the school’s staff.
Governors fulfil their responsibilities by:
|CHAIR OF GOVERNORS||Kate Needham||Maths, Head Teacher's Performance Management & Safer Recruitment|
|VICE-CHAIR OF GOVERNORS||Victoria Gray||History & Geography|
|CO-OPTED GOVERNOR||Gareth Shepherd||Safeguarding and Computing|
|CO-OPTED GOVERNOR||Russell Bennett||SEND/Disadvantaged and H & S|
|CO-OPTED GOVERNOR||John Redhead||PE and Website Compliance|
|CO-OPTED GOVERNOR||VACANT||Foundation Stage and Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)|
|STAFF GOVERNOR||Melissa Kealy||SEND and English|
|PARENT GOVERNOR||Robert Green||Chair of Finance Committee and Science|
|CO-OPTED GOVERNOR||VACANCY||RE & Music|
|PARENT GOVERNOR||VACANCY||English and Art/Design|
|HEAD TEACHER||Neil Hunt||Ex-officio|
|CLERK TO GOVERNORS||Mandy Higton||New Governor Induction|
Resources & Management Committee
This committee is responsible for overseeing the financial management of the school and providing guidance in matters relating to the school premises.
Alongside the Head Teacher the school budget is reviewed to ensure it is well spent and provisions made for future developments.
This committee is also responsible for approving and monitoring policies relating to the management of staff, the staffing structure to meet the needs of the children, monitoring staff development and staff appointments.
The building costs for maintenance, repairs and future building contracts are also overseen. The committee also monitors the compliance with Health and Safety regulation
The chair of this committee is: Mr Robert Green
This committee assists the Board of Governors to fulfil its responsibilities towards the curriculum provision, teaching and learning, achievement and standards, inclusion matters including Special Educational Needs and Looked After Children, pupil behaviour, health, wellbeing and safety, attendance and community relationships.
The chair of this committee is: Victoria Gray
The Chair of governors and clerk to the governors can be contacted via the school address. If you wish to discuss a matter in person rather than in writing, then please leave your name and contact details with the school office and your call will be returned as soon as is practicable. Please bear in mind that the Chair and clerk do not work at school and therefore your call or correspondence may not be received by them on the day you send it to school/leave a message.
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