GB Presentattion to Parents November 2014

Martin Primary School Governing
November 2014
Governing Body
Roger Chapman
Chair of Governing Body
Cathy du Vergier
Vice Chair of Governing
Governing Body
Helen Morrison
Head Teacher
John Pickering
Deputy Head Teacher
Staff Governors
Chantal Lust
Suzy Osborne
Parent Governors
Katalin Aradi
Nicola Rudkin
Parent Governors
Rod Strang
Aid Garratt
Parent Governor
David Lobley
Community Governors
Carey Miller
LA Governor
Vacancy (Governing
Body reconstituting)
What do Governors do?
Role of a school governor:
To contribute to the work of the governing body in ensuring high standards
of achievement for all children and young people in the school by:
• Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction;
• Holding the headteacher to account for the educational
performance of the school and its pupils; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making
sure its money is well spent.
Committees & Roles
•Finance & Resources
•Chair – Katalin Aradi
•Vice-Chair – Roger Chapman
• Standards & Achievement
•Chair – Nicola Rudkin
•Vice-Chair – Chantal Lust
•Staff & Pupil Wellbeing
•Chair – Cathy du Vergier
•Vice-Chair – Aid Garratt
• Community Remit (part of Wellbeing)
• Suzy Osborne & Aid Garratt
• SEN Governor
• Cathy du Vergier
• Safeguarding Governor
• Cathy du Vergier
Some Current Issues
New National Curriculum
New Premises
The Future of Barnet Education Services
Reconstitution of the Governing Body