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Bernard Gilpin Primary School

Hall Lane

Houghton-le-Spring

Tyne & Wear

DH5 8DA

Tel: 0191 5536523

 

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Governors

The purpose of the Governing Body of Bernard Gilpin Primary School is to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.

 

It’s three core strategic functions are:

 

Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;

 

Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its                          pupils, and the performance of staff; and

 

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

 

 

Elected members

 

Mr Alan Hennis - Chair of Governors

  • Personnel Committee (Chair)

  • Finance and Premises Committee (Chair)

  • Performance Management Governor

  • Complaints Committee (Chair)

  • SEND Link Governor

  • Safer Recruitment Link Governor

  • Pupil Discipline Committee (Chair)

  • Science Link Governor

  • SFVS Link Governor

 

Appointed 9.10.17 for 3 years

Pecuniary/Business Interests: None

 

 

Mr Maurice Hepworth - Vice-chair of Governors

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance and Premises Committee

  • Performance Management Governor

  • PSHCE Link Governor

  • Complaints Committee

  • Governors' Association

 

Appointed 9.10.17 for 3 years

Pecuniary/Business Interest: None

 

 

Co-opted members (term of office 4 years from date of appointment)

 

Mrs Viv Coy

  • Personnel Appeals Committee

  • Complaints Committee

  • Gifted & Talented Link Governor

  • English Link Governor

 

Appointed 9.2.15

Pecuniary/Business Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Pamela Mee

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance & Premises Committee

  • Safeguarding/PREVENT Link Governor

  • Looked After Children Link Governor

  • Performance Management Governor

  • MFL Link Governor

  • Complaints Committee

 

Appointed 9.2.15

Pecuniary/Business Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Victoria Winlow

  • Finance & Premises Committee

  • Pupil Discipline Committee

  • Personnel Committee

  • PE Link Governor

  • ICT Link Governor

 

Appointed 12.10.15

Pecuniary/Business interests: None

 

 

VACANCY

 

 

 

 

 

Staff Governors

 

Mr Andrew Bainbridge (Head teacher) 

  • Personnel Committee

  • Finance and Premises Committee

 

Pecuniary Interests: Wife and brother are both employed at the school

Business interests: None

 

 

Mr Peter Iveson

 

Appointed 9.2.15

Pecuniary/Business Interests: None

 

 

Mrs Sue Reeves

 

Appointed 29.11.16

Pecuniary/Business interests: None

 

 

Mrs Jacqui Burnett

 

Appointed 20.10.17

Pecuniary/Business interests: None

 

 

 

Parent Governors

 

 

VACANCY

 

 

 

 

Clerk to the Governing Body

William Harrison (Governor Support Team - Together for Children)

 

The Governing Body subscribes to Governor Training Programme (Children) and Governor's Association

 

 

Attendance

2016 - 2017

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Governor attendance info 2016-17

Attendance

2017 - 2018

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