Huntstanton Primary

Governors

The role of a school governor at Hunstanton Primary School

Overview of Governors

 

Governors' Annual Statement 2021

 

Hunstanton Primary School Governing Body

In accordance with the Government's requirement for all governing bodies, the 3 core strategic functions of Hunstanton Primary School Governing Body are:

1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

2. Holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils;

3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

Governance Arrangements

The governing Body of Hunstanton Primary School was reconstituted in 2016 and is now made up of 1 Staff governor (plus the headteacher), 3 elected Parent governors, 1 Local Authority governor, 4 Co-opted governors, 2 Partnership Governors and 1 Associate governor.

Co-opted governors are appointed by the Governing Body and are people who, in the opinion of the Governing Body, have the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school.

The Full Governing Body meets every four weeks and we also, if needed, form working parties to consider different aspects of the school in detail. We also have committees that meet if required to consider pupil discipline and staffing matters.

Our School Governors:

Chair of Governors - Janet Copeland (Co-opted governor)

Headteacher - Di Mapplebeck

Parent Governors -  Claire Quinn, Jenny McGee Butler, Melanie Rymer

Local Authority Governor - Maureen Stacey (Vice Chair)

Staff Governor - Megan Nichols

Partnership Governors - James Monro

Associate Governor  - TBA

Co-opted Governors - Jane Fawkes, Chris Hutchinson and Susan Masters

Clerk to the Governors - Jane Hill

Roles & Responsibilities 2020/2021:

Janet Copeland - Safeguarding, Looked after children, Young carers and Behaviour, Data Protection

Jane Fawkes - Website, Art, Dance Drama and Music.

Chris Hutchinson - Health & Safety, Maths and Humanities

Susan Masters- Sports Premium and PE

Jenny McGee Butler - Pupil Premium and ICT

James Monro - British Values, RE, PHSE (inc RSHE)

Claire Quinn - Mental Health & Wellbeing, Design & Technology, Science

Melanie Rymer - Data Analysis, PiXL, Policies

Maureen Stacey - Finance, SEND and Literacy

Contact The Governors

The governors always welcome suggestions, feedback and ideas from parents - please contact the Chair of Governors via the school office.

Governor Attendance at Meetings

Governors have very good attendance at meetings and  have only ever cancelled one meeting because it was not "quorate".

Please refer to the Governors' Annual Statement at the top of the page for information about governor attendance at meetings and the table below for attendance at this year's meetings. 

Governor attendance for 2020-2021

 

Governor Business Interests

Janet Copeland

None

Jane Fawkes

None

Kathryn Herculson

None
(Resigned as governor February 2021)

Chris Hutchinson

None

Stephen Jones

None
(Resigned as governor December 2020)

Susan Masters

None
(Appointed November 2020)

Jenny McGee-Butler

None

James Monro

None

Megan Nichols

None
(Appointed March 2021)

Claire Quinn

None

Sarah Robinson

is a teacher at Smithdon High school. (Resigned as a governor September 2020)

Melanie Rymer

None
(Appointed January 2021)

Maureen Stacey

None