SPRINGWATER SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY STRUCTURE & REMIT

The Full Governing Body of Springwater School meets at regular intervals and at least once every half term.

All members of the Full Governing Body have voting rights with the exception of Mr Andrew Sudron.

The Core Functions of the Governing Body are: Ensuring clarity of Vision, Ethos and Strategic Direction. Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educaitonal performance of the School. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure it's money is well spent.

A Finance and Resources Sub - Committee also meets at least every half term.

TERMS OF REFERENCE – as approved at the Full Governing Body Meeting 9th October 2017

The Governing Body or committees may establish other groups such as a working party or a task group, to look at a specific matter. These are less formal than committees and do not have delegated authority. Any such group must report back to the Governing Body or originating committee on its work and is usually disbanded once its work has been completed.

 

 

Summary of Governor Information - serving Governors March 2018 onwards

 
Full Name

Annette
Bradley

Andrew
Sudron

Barry
Groves

Sarah
Edwards 

Paul Lewendon 

Glenis Redhead 

Tony Maggi Sophie Hartley Jillian Shaw Peter Manning Sean Pond
 Category / position held Chair of Governors/ Parent Governor

Associate

Governor

Co-opted
 Governor
Head Teacher 

Parent 

Governor 

LA Governor  Parent Governor Co-opted Governor Parent Governor Staff Governor

Co-opted

Governor

 Appointment date  Oct 2014  Dec 2017  Sept 2016 April 2015  Jan 2017  Sept 2017 

Sept  

2017 

Sept 2017 January 2018 January 2018 March 2018
 End term of office  Oct 2018  Dec. 2021  Sept 2020 N/A  Jan 2021

 Sept

2021

 Sept

2021

Sept 2021 January 2022 January 2022 March 2022
 Date stepped down - - - - -  -
 Appointed by Parental Vote Governing Body  Governig Body Governing Body Parental Vote Local Authority Parent Vote Governor Vote Parent Vote Staff Vote Governing Body
 Relevant business / percuniary interests  None  None  None None  None   None None None None None None 
 Roles in other educational institutions / committees  None  None  None None   None  None  None None None None None 
 Relationships between governors  None  None  None None   None  None  None None None None None 
 Relationships governors / school staff  None  None  None None  None   None None None None None None 
                       
 Voting rights Y or N  Y  N  Y  Y Y Y Y Y  Y

 

Attendance at Governing Body Meetings

September 2016 to July 2017

Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings   Sarah Edwards James Grimshaw Andrew Sudron Annette Bradley Wendy Paine Jo    Wood Peter Daggett Paul Lewendon  Barry   Groves Val     Young
26th Sept a A a a a a N/A N/A a a
5th Dec a a A a a a N/A a a A
23rd Jan a a a a a a N/A a a A
13th Mar a a A a a a N/A a A a
8th May a a A a a N/A N/A A a A
10th July a a a a a N/A N/A A a A
Attendance at Finance & Resources Committee   Sarah Edwards James Grimshaw Andrew Sudron Annette Bradley Wendy Paine Jo    Wood Peter Daggett Paul Lewendon  Barry   Groves Val     Young
11th Nov a a a a A a N/A N/A a a
1st Dec a a a a A A N/A N/A a A
16th Jan a a N/A N/A a N/A N/A N/A a N/A
2nd May a a N/A N/A a N/A N/A N/A a N/A
27th Jun a a N/A N/A A N/A N/A N/A a N/A
The FGB meeting on 5th December decided on a smaller membership for the F& R Committee of only 4 Governors      

 

September 2015 - July 2016

Full
Name
Sarah
Edwards
Annette
Bradley
Jo
Wood
Wendy
Paine
Peter
Daggett
James
Grimshaw
Andrew
Sudron
Val
Young
Category Head Teacher  Parent Parent Parent Parent LA Staff Co-Opted
Start
date
 April 2015 Oct 2014  Sept 2015   Feb 2014 Sept 2015  Sept 2013   Sept 2012 Nov 2014 
End
date
N/A   Oct 2018  Sept 2019  Feb 2018  Sept 2019 Sept 2017   Sept 2016  Nov 2018
5th Oct  Y Y  Y Y  Vacant  Y  A  A
12th Oct  Y Y  Y  Y  Vacant  A  Y  A
30th Nov  Y  Y  Y Y  Y  Y  Y  A
22nd Feb  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
14th Mar  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y
25th Apr  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  A  Y
4th July  Y  A  Y  Y  A  Y  Y  Y
18th July  Y  Y  Y  Y  A  Y  Y  A
Note: There are no attendance figures provided for Finance and Resources, as this committee was formed in September 2016         

 

Summary of Governor Information: Previous Members
  Resignation Date/end of Term
Wendy Paine (Parent) November 2017
Jo Wood (Parent) Term ended September 2017
Andrew Sudron (Staff) Resigned as staff elected Governor - November 2017: appointed as Associate Governor
James Grimshaw (LA) Term ended September 2017
Val Young (Co-opted) Resigned December 2017
Peter Daggett (Parent)

Resigned September 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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Springwater is a vibrant and progressive day school catering for students ranging from two to nineteen years. Offering places to students who may have profound and multiple, severe or physical difficulties, the majority of our current students have co-existing or multiple needs. We also cater for students with autistic spectrum condition and elements of challenging behaviour.