Our Governors

Abram Bryn Gates Governors

The remit for the Governing Body is to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Hold the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.


Governing Body Composition:

Type of Governor No.
Co opted 6
Headteacher 1
Local Authority 0
Parent 2
Staff 1
Associate Members 0

Specific Responsibilities:

Responsibility Name
Chair Mrs J Buckler
Vice Chair Mrs H Howe
Vulnerable Children (Including Safeguarding and Looked After Children) Mrs J Buckler
SEND Governor Mrs J Dunn
Children Looked After and Post Looked After Mrs J Buckler
Health and Safety Mrs K Fara>
Pupil Premium Mrs H Howe
Curriculum Mrs P Smalley, Mrs C Hollis
Reading Mrs E Jennings
Maths Mrs F Toner
Writing Mrs H Howe

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Names of Governors Type of Governor Term of Office Date of Appointment/Term Date of resignation (if resigned in the last 12 months) Appointing Body
Mr E McNeil Co-opted 4 years 27.3.18 31.08.19 The Governing Body
Mrs F Toner Co-opted 4 years 27.3.18   The Governing Body
Mrs H Howe Co-opted 4 years 27.3.18   The Governing Body
Mrs J Buckler Co-opted 4 years 21.11.16   The Governing Body
Mrs J Dunn Co-opted 4 years 7.12.16   The Governing Body
Mrs K Fara Co-opted 4 years 27.3.18   The Governing Body
Mrs P Smalley Co-opted 4 years 7.6.17   The Governing Body
Mrs S Cunliffe Co-opted 4 years   16.5.18 The Governing Body
Mrs C Hollis Parent 4 years 17.3.17   Elected by Parents
Mrs E Jennings Parent 4 years 17.3.17   Elected by Parents
Mrs J Coppell Staff 4 years 1.9.17   Elected by Staff
Mr N Liptrot Headteacher     31.11.19  
Mrs G Talbot Headteacher   1.9.19    

Terms of reference for all committees are available on request from school.

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Asset Committee Curriculum and Standards Committee Pay Committee
Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Finance, Personnel and Health and Safety Remit: To deal with all matters delegated by the Governing Body regarding, Standards in school and the curriculum Remit: To make decisions about performance related pay for teachers and the headteacher
Membership Membership Membership
Mrs H Howe Mrs J Buckler Mrs J Buckler
Mrs F Toner Mrs F Toner Mrs F Toner
Mrs C Hollis Mrs K Fara Mrs H Howe
Mrs E Jennings Mrs E Jennings  
  Mrs J Dunn  
  Mrs J Coppell  
  Mrs P Smalley  

Y = Attended
N = Apologies Accepted
NA = Apologies not Accepted
NS = No Apologies sent
PP = Meeting Postponed


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Governor Governor Type Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date Date
Name Type                        

Name Details of Pecuniary Interest Details of personal interest
Mrs F Toner Nil Nil
Mrs H Howe Nil Nil
Mrs J Buckler Nil Nil
Mrs J Dunn Nil Nil
Mrs K Fara Nil Nil
Mrs P Smalley Nil Nil
Mrs C Hollis Nil Nil
Mrs E Jennings Nil Nil
Mrs J Coppell Nil Nil
Mrs G Talbot Nil Nil