Hatherley Infant School

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Our Governors

Remit of the Governing Body

The Governors are responsible for 3 core functions:

  1. Setting the strategic direction
  2. Holding leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and
  3. Ensuring financial health, probity and value for money.

 What does the Governing Body do?

Governors are responsible for a number of areas including attainment, finance, policies and procedures.  Their role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure children get the best possible education to enable them to reach their full potential, in an environment where they feel safe, valued and where learning is fun.

 Their main functions are to:

  • Help set the aims and objectives for the school
  • Help ensure the policies and procedures are relevant and achieve their objectives
  • Set targets to monitor the progress of the school to ensure it is meeting its aims and objectives
  • Be a critical friend to the school and provide a source of challenge and support

Full Governing Body meetings are held termly. The approved minutes are held in the school office and available for anyone who wishes to read them. We also have a Finance, Premises and Safety Committee and Pay & Performance Management Committee who report to the Governing Body.

 

The Governing Body 2017-2018 

Name of Governor and category Appointed by Date of first appointment End of Term of Office Date stepped down Committees and Responsibilities Interests Relationships Governance Roles Attendance  2017/18

 

Mr Albert Gardiner

Co-opted Governor

 

Governing Body 28/09/15 27/09/19

Chair of FGB

FPS committee

Pay and PM committee

Company Secretary Glos Association for Voluntary Action and GL Communities

Director/Trustee Gloucester FM and Gloucester Athletics Track Management

Employed by Olympus Academy Trust

Sept 2017

Nov 2017

Vacancy

LA Governor 

     

 

 

Ms Susanne James

Co-opted Governor

 

 
 Governing Body 23/05/16  22/05/20

FGB

Vice Chair FPS  

Pay and PM committee

Supply teacher

Sept 2017

Nov 2017

 

Mr Anthony Saunders

Co-opted Governor

 

Governing Body 28/09/15 27/09/19 FGB None Sept 2017

 

Churchil Audi

Co-opted Governor

 

 

Governing Body

23/01/17 22/01/21 

FGB

FPS 

Employed by GCC

Sept 2017

Nov 2017

Vacancy

Co-opted Governor

 

Mrs Jane Harley

Parent Governor

 

Parents      

02/09/15 01/09/19 FGB Is employed by Hatherley Infant School 

Sept 2017

Nov 2017

 

Ms Joanne Davis

Parent Governor

 

Parents   14/11/16    13/11/20  FGB  Has a child in Y1  Sept 2017

 

 Mrs Paula Walker

Staff

 

Staff 

01/01/15

 
31/12/18 FGB   Is employed by Hatherley Infant School 

Sept 2017 

Nov 2017

 

Mrs Julie Gardener

Headteacher

 

Ex-officio 

01/01/15 

Ongoing   

FGB

FPS

Is employed by Hatherley Infant School 

Sept 2017 

Nov 2017

 

 

The Governing Body 2016 -2017

Name of Governor and category

 Appointed by Date of first appointment End of Term of Office Date stepped down

Committees and Responsibilities

Interests Relationships Governance Roles Attendance 2015/16

Attendance  2016/17

 

Mr Albert Gardiner

Co-opted Governor

Governing Body

28/09/15

27/09/19

Chair of FGB

FPS committee

Pay and PM committee

Director/Trustee Gloucester Athletics Track Management

Company Secretary Glos Association for Voluntary Action

Sept 2015            

Nov 2015

Jan 2016              

May 2016             

July 2016

 Sept 2016

Nov 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

Ms Emily Jones

LA Governor

Governing Body

18/05/15

 

17/05/19

 

 24/09/17

Vice Chair of FGB

Chair of FPS

Pay and PM committee

None

Nov 2015              

Jan 2016              

May 2016             

July 2016

Sept 2016

Nov 2016

Jan 2017

May 2017

Mr Anthony Saunders

Co-opted Governor

Governing Body

28/09/15

27/09/19 FGB None

Sept 2015            

Nov 2015              

Jan 2016                  

May 2016             

July 2016

Sept 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

 

Ms Susanne James

Co-opted Governor

Governing Body

23/05/16 

22/05/20

FGB  

Vice Chair FPS 

Pay and PM committee

None

May 2016              

July 2016

Sept 2016

Nov 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

 

Churchil Audi

Co-opted Governor

Governing Body 

23/01/17 

22/01/21 

FGB

FPS 

None 

 

 Jan 2017

March 2017

 

Vacancy

Co-opted Governor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Jane Harley

Parent Governor

Parents

02/09/15

01/09/19

FGB

T&L

Is employed by Hatherley Infant School               

Has a daughter in Year 2

Nov 2015              

Jan 2016              

May 2016             

July 2016 

Sept 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

 

Ms Joanne Davis

Parent Governor 

Parents 

14/11/16 

 13/11/20

FGB

T&L 

Has a son in EYFS 

 

 Nov 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

 

Mrs Paula Walker

Staff

 

Staff

 

01/01/15 31/12/18 FGB Is employed by Hatherley Infant School

Sept 2015            

Nov 2015              

Jan 2016              

May 2016             

July 2016

Sept 2016

Nov 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

Mrs Julie Gardener

Headteacher

Ex-officio 01/01/15

Ongoing

FGB

FPS

Is employed by Hatherley Infant School

Sept 2015            

Nov 2015               

Jan 2016              

May 2016             

July 2016

Sept 2016

Nov 2016

Jan 2017

March 2017

May 2017

July 2017

 

Mr Grant Harman

Co-opted

Governing Body
28/09/15 

27/09/19 22/07/16

Chair T&L

FGB

Trustee/Company Director for the Door Youth Project

Dec 2015                  

Jan 2016              

July 2016

Mr Russell Kirby

LA Governor

Local Authority 01/01/15  31/12/18

20/01/16

Former Vice Chair FGB

Chair FPS

None Dec 2015

 

Ms Zaheera Nanabawa

Co-opted

Governing Body

01/01/15

31/12/18 02/11/15

Former Chair FGB

T&L

None Sept 2015

Mr Sachinandad Kaleechurn

Parent Governor

Parents 30/01/14 29/01/18

29/01/18

FPS

FGB

Child at school Sept 2015

FGB - Full Governing Body

FPS - Finance, premises and Safety Committee

Pay and PM - Pay and Performance Management Committee

Governors can be contacted through the school office:                                                                                   Governor's Secure Area
admin@hatherley-inf.gloucs.sch.uk 
01452 522027