New Parent Governor
Mrs Neelam Saihjpal has been appointed as a new parent governor
INSTRUMENT OF GOVERNMENT
- The name of the school is Grange Farm Primary School.
- The school is a Community School.
- The name of the governing body is ‘The Governing Body of Grange Farm Primary School’.
- The governing body shall consist of:
(a) five parent governors
(b) one LA governor
(c) one staff governor
(d) the Headteacher and
(e) Six Co-opted Governors
- Total number of governors will be fourteen (except at any time when the headteacher has given notice as above that he/she chooses not to be a governor, when the total number of governors will be thirteen).
- The term of office of all categories of governor shall be 4 years.
- This instrument was made by order of Coventry City Council as the Local Authority in accordance with the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 as amended, on the third day of March two thousand and fifteen (3 March 2015).
- This Instrument of Government shall come into effect on the nineteenth day of March two thousand and fifteen (19 March 2015)
- A copy of the instrument must be supplied to every member of the governing body (and the Headteacher if not a governor).
Governors are appointed for a four year period.
|Name||Date Appointed||Appointed By||Date Declaration of Business Interests Signed||Other Governor Responsibilities|
|Mrs Sandeep Bhagwan||21.11.19||Parents||–||–|
|Mrs Alice Scannell||02.11.21||Parents||–||–|
|Mrs Neelam Saihjpal||16.02.22||Parents||–||–|
LA Governor (Council Appointed)
|Cllr Tim Sawdon||31.8.20||LA & Governing Board||–||–|
|Mr Colin Marscheider (Chair)||18.3.19||Governing Body||6.10.21||Governor at Howes Primary School|
|Mr Anthony Alonzi||4.7.23||Governing Body||–||Governor at Rugby High School|
|Ms Shelagh Rixon||19.3.19||Governing Body||–||Governor at Stanton Bridge Primary School|
|Mrs Lynne Jeffs||18.11.19||Governing Board||–||–|
|Mr Pete James||18.11.19||Governing Body||–||Governor at St Peter & St Paul RC Primary School|
|Mr Manjit Singh||23.6.21||Governing Body||–||–|
|Mr Matthew Walters||4.9.22||–|
Governors who have stepped down but have served in the last 12 months
|Name||Date Date Stepped Down|
|Mr Martin Ledgard||July 22|
|Mrs Holly Lawton||July 21|
|Mrs Kirandeep Khatkar||December 21|
|Mrs Victoria Hastie||June 22|
This committee covers Premises, Finance, Personnel, Marketing and Health & Safety and members are:
|Neelam Saihjpal (Chair)||Matthew Walters||Tim Sawdon|
|Vacancy||Colin Marscheider||Peter James|
|Vicky Noone (Notes)||Manjit Singh|
Additionally, 3 governors to be selected from the members above, as and when required, excluding the Headteacher, to consider Staff Dismissal, Grievances, Health Reviews and Pupil Discipline hearings.
Sub group of RM covers all Health & Safety issues within the school:
Matthew Walters, Tim Sawdon and Steve Ell
Quality & Standards
This committee covers Special needs, Target setting, Curriculum, SIP and Standards & Data and members are:
|Colin Marscheider (Chair)||Matthew Walters||Sandeep Bhagwan|
|Lynne Jeffs||Pete James||Shelagh Rixon|
|Anthony Alonzi||Alice Scannell||Vicky Noone (Notes)|
Additionally, 3 governors to be selected from the members above, as and when required, excluding the Headteacher to consider Staff Dismissal, Grievances, TLR Appeals, and Pupil Discipline appeals.
The quorum for Committees to be 3 members
Newly appointed governors attend meetings of both committees to enable them to see which ones would be most suitable to join.
Performance Management/Pay Committee: Colin Marscheider, Sandeep Bhagwan and Pete James
Performance Management Review Officer: Tim Sawdon
Link Governor: Colin Marscheider
SEN Governor: Peter James and Sandeep Bhagwan
More Able and Gifted and Talented Governor: Neelam Saihjpal
Numeracy Governor: Anthony Alonzi
Literacy Governor: Shelagh Rixon
Looked After Children: Colin Marscheider
Child Protection Governor: Colin Marscheider
Governors’ Web Pages: Colin Marscheider
Safer Recruitment Governors: Shelagh Rixon, Lynne Jeffs & Colin Marscheider
Equal Opportunities Governor: Manjit Singh
Relationship, and Sex Education Governor: Alice Scannell
Prevent Governor: Anthony Alonzi
Pupil Premium Governor: Pete James
Health & Safety Governor: Tim Sawdon
UK GDPR: Colin Marscheider
Pupil Voice: Peter James
Well-being: Peter James
Curriculum Development: Alice Scannell and Sandeep Bhagwan
Science: Neelam Saihjpal
Professional Development: Colin Marscheider
EYFS: Lynne Jeffs
Religious Education – Shelagh Rixon
At Grange Farm Primary School, we are dedicated to good practice and ensuring equality through school processes.
The School Governance Regulations (2013) allow governing bodies of maintained schools, who have a delegated budget, to decide whether they wish to pay expenses to governors and associate members of the governing body, in order to reimburse any expenses they have incurred when serving as a governor.
This policy has been created with the aim of ensuring that all governors, and non-governors who are members of the governing body, receive reimbursements for an expenses where the school has derived benefit from the individual serving their governing duty.
The school believes that enabling governors to fulfil their roles, regardless of circumstances, is important in ensuring equality for all governing members of our community and is, therefore, an appropriate use of our annual budget.
Below is our policy.
Register of Meeting Attendance
Below is the register of attendance at meetings by Governors.
Full Governing Body Meeting
|Main Meeting 7/07/2022||Main Meeting 01/12/2022||Main Meeting 30/03/2023|
Quality & Standards Meeting
|Q&S Meeting 28/09/2022||Q&S Meeting 23/11/2022||Q&S Meeting 18/01/2023||Q&S Meeting 01/03/2023||Q&S Meeting 03/05/2023||Q&S Meeting 29/06/2023|
Resources Management Meeting
|RM Meeting 15/06/2022||RM Meeting 21/11/2022||RM Meeting 15/06/2023|
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