The Penk Valley Federation The Federation Governing Body The Governing Body is legally responsible for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. The School Governance (Roles, Procedures and Allowances) (England) Regulations 2013 set out core functions which the Governing Body must strongly focus on and retain oversight of. The Governing Body will: Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
Operate in such a way that statutory duties are met and priorities are approved
Provide challenge and hold the Headteacher and other senior leaders to account for improving the quality of teaching, pupils‟ achievement and pupils‟ behaviour and safety
Use performance management systems, including the performance management of the Headteacher, to improve teaching, leadership and management
Support and strengthen school leadership
Contribute to the school’s self-evaluation and understand its strengths and weaknesses
Engage with key stakeholders
Ensure solvency and probity and that the financial resources made available to the school are managed effectively
Use the pupil premium and other resources to overcome barriers to learning, including reading, writing and mathematics. Membership of Federation Governing Body:
Co-opted Governors x 5
Headteachers X 4
Local Authority Governor x 1
Parent Governors X 2
Parent Governors Co-opted X 2
Staff Governor x 1 Federation Governing Body

Governor Name

Type of Governor

Term of Office End Date

Committees

Other School Governor Posts Held

Connections to Staff

Business Interests

Declared

Mark Roberts

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

Yes

Senior Manager of Interserve Construction Ltd

Peter Davenport

Vice Chair

& LA Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

Yes

Employee of Staffs County Council

Debbie Wynn Jones

Parent Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Sarah Milner

Parent Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Denise Wilde

Parent Governor (Co-opted)

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Michael Poulsom

Parent Governor (Co-opted)

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Nikki Booth

Staff Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

Yes

No

Jan Jeffries

Co-opted Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

Vice-Chair at St Johns Bishops Wood

No

Yes

Parish Councillor,

Independent Monitoring Board,

Stafford Prison (MoJ)

Sally Griffin

Co-opted Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Sharon Mason

Co-opted Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Heidi Bayliss

Co-opted Governor

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Dawn Spiers

Headteacher

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

Yes

Penkridge Turf

Helen Johnson

Headteacher

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Phil Tapp

Headteacher

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

Natalie Frost

Acting Headteacher

31/03/2020

·       Scrutiny & Performance

·       Finance & Premises

·       Full Governing Body

·       Personnel

None

No

No

 Each school within The Penk Valley Federation will also retain an Individual School Committee. The Associate Members on this committee will meet at least 3 times per year and provide reports to the Federation Governing Body. Marshbrook First School – Individual School Committee

Name

Term of Office End Date

New post FGB/ISC

Other School Governor Posts Held

Connections to Staff

Business Interests Declared

Mrs A Smith

31/12/18

·       ISC/Assoc Member

 

None

No

No

Mrs S Griffin

31/12/16

·       ISC/Assoc Member

·       Federation Governing Body

None

No

No

Miss J Gould

29/11/16

·       ISC/Assoc Member

None

Yes

No

Mrs J Fellows

09/10/19

·       ISC/Assoc Member

None

No

No

Mrs F Smith

31/05/20

·       ISC/Assoc Member

None

No

No

Mrs S Wells

13/10/17

·       ISC/Assoc Member

 

None

No

No

Mrs J Henaughan

23/11/16

·       ISC/Assoc Member

 

None

Yes

Yes

Chartwells Catering

Mr S Burnham

31/10/19

·       ISC/Assoc Member

 

None

No

No

Mrs L Hill

31/1018

·       ISC/Assoc Member

None

No

No

Mrs G Irving

01/12/18

·       ISC/Assoc Member

None

No

No

Mrs S Milner

31/03/20

·       ISC/Assoc Member

·       Federation Governing Body

None

No

No

Mrs D Wilde

31/10/20

·       ISC/Assoc Member

·       Federation Governing Body

None

No

No