Our Governors and their roles

2021-2022

Our Governors

Governors are always willing to hear from anyone with an issue or concern, though formal complaints should follow the Complaints Procedure. If you want to contact the Chair on any issue, then use the e-mail chair@cranham.gloucs.sch.uk

 

Nicki Clapton

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/09/2020 – 31/08/2024

Chair of Governors

Rev Janet Turville

Ex-Officio Governor – Current term of office 04/11/2019

Dr Linda de Cossart

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/06/2020 – 31/05/2024

Chair of Ethos committee

Mrs Sylvia Ardron

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/10/2021 – 30/09/2025

Mrs Anna Cheeseman

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/10/2020 – 30/09/2024

Chair of Finance committee

Mr Mike Campbell

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/03/2020 – 29/02/2024

Mrs Lyn Barker

Foundation Governor – Current term of office 01/03/2020 – 29/02/2024

Mr Chris Hull

Staff Governor – Current term of office 01/09/2020 – 31/08/2022

Mrs Kathy Donaldson

Parent Governor – Current term of office 01/09/2020 – 31/08/2024

Mrs Nikki Hale

Parent Governor – Current term of office 01/09/2021 – 31/08/2025

Dr Sarah Maidlow

Local Authority Governor – Current term of office 24/04/2021 – 20/04/2025

Mrs Angela Wilson

Associate member – Current term of office 21/04/2021 – 20/04/2023

Mrs Laura Cooke

Clerk to the Governors – clerk@cranham.gloucs.sch.uk

Mrs Laura Hodges

Non voting member – Current term of office 01/09/2021

Governor attendance

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Link Governors

Each year group has a Governors who will follow their progress as they work through the school.

 

Additionally to this the Governors of Cranham Primary school have a subject or curriculum area they are responsible for supporting and monitoring alongside the respective member of staff.

Please follow the link below for more information on our governors and the committees they represent. 

Link & Cohort Governor Roles 

Remit of the Governing Body

Governors are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures. Their role involves working closely with the Head Teacher, as critical friend providing challenge and support to ensure that every child can grow academically, socially, morally, spiritually, culturally and emotionally and create relationships underpinned by our Christian values. Together we aim to ensure all those who are touched by our school share our journey – love, live, laugh, learn.

What are the Governing Body’s core responsibilities?

Establishing the strategic direction, by

  • Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school

  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets


Meeting statutory duties Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Monitoring progress towards targets

  • Performance managing the headteacher

  • Engaging with stakeholders


Contributing to school self-evaluation Ensuring financial probity, by:

  • Setting the budget

  • Monitoring spending against the budget

  • Ensuring value for money is obtained

  • Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed