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Governors

The governing board of Soho Parish school consists of 12 governors who have responsibility for Winter Windowsetting the strategic framework of the school and ensuring that all statutory duties are met.

ROLE OF THE GOVERNORS

The governing body has the following  three core strategic functions:

- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

- Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff

- Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

 

COMPOSITION & CURRENT MEMBERSHIP

As a Church of England voluntary-aided school, a majority (7) of the governors must be Foundation governors (ie appointed by various church-affiliated bodies).

The current governing body is made up as follows:

Name

Category

Role & appointing body

Responsibilities & committee membership

Date of appointment

Term of Office

Louise Ritchie

Appointed

Headteacher

Resources, SAW, Pay

N/A

Ex officio

Rev Simon Buckley

Appointed

Foundation

St. Anne’s

Vice-Chair of Govs

Resources, Pay

N/A

Ex officio

Rev Lindsay Meader

Appointed

Foundation

St James

SAW

N/A

Ex officio

Lyn Meadows

 

Appointed

Foundation

LDBS

Chair of Governors

Resources, SAW, Pay (Chair)

Oct 2014

4 years

Malcolm Elliot

Appointed

Foundation

LDBS

 

Mar 2015

4 years

Terrence Tehranian

Appointed

Foundation

St Anne’s PCC

SAW (Chair)

Mar 2013

4 years

Deborah Colvin

Appointed

Foundation

St James’ PCC

Resources, Pay

Oct 2016

4 years

Lady Caroline Ryder

Appointed

Foundation

St Margaret 

Deanery Synod

SAW, Pay

Feb 2015

4 years

Peter Rutter

Appointed

Local Authority

Resources (Chair)

Feb 2015

4 years

Sharon Burns

Elected

Staff

SAW

Feb 2014

4 years

Dave Holmes

Elected

Parent

SAW

Nov 2015

4 years

Vacant (election pending)

Elected

Parent

SAW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selwyn Harper

N/A

Clerk to the governing body

Resources, SAW

N/A

N/A

For a record of governors' attendance at meetings, please click here.

 

COMMITTEE STRUCTURE

The full governing body delegates some of its functions and scrutiny to several sub-committees as follows. To see the full terms of reference, please click on the appropriate sub-committee name.

SAW (Standards, Achievement and Welfare) responsible for curriculum, inclusion, pupil progress, teaching and learning, behaviour, safeguarding, community relations and equality.  Chair: Terrence Tehranian

Resources - responsible for premises, finance and staffing. Chair: Peter Rutter

Pay - responsible for setting staff pay policy and awards. Chair: Lyn Meadows

 

FULL GOVERNING BODY SUMMARY REPORTS

Please click on the links below for a summary of what was discussed at the FGB:

- Full Governing Body 30/11/15

Full Governing Body 14/09/15

 

REGISTER OF INTERESTS & OTHER DOCUMENTS

Please click here to access the Register of Interests. A copy of the Instrument of Government and the Governing Body standing orders may be obtained by emailing the clerk  (clerk@sohoparish.co.uk) or writing to them c/o the school.

 

LIST OF GOVERNORS WHO HAVE RETIRED OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS

Name Category Role Retirement date
Michael Da Costa Babb Elected Parent October 2017
Fiona Notman Appointed F'dn St James' PCC July 2016
Stuart Baker Elected Parent July 2015

 

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