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Granard Primary School

"Growing together; Achieving together"
 
Parents have commented that "Granard is a well managed school with good and helpful staff", "All staff are hardworking and care for the children", "Granard is a wonderful school; it is diverse and electric with fun, caring and very hardworking staff", "My children enjoy their time at school". Early Years parents have said "I am very pleased with the start my child has made in Reception. He has made good progress already", "I'm more than happy to have chosen Granard for my child". KS1 parents have said "We think the school is fantastic - good teaching and a good ethos", "My children are very confident and enjoy learning". KS2 parents have said "She has really done well and I'm a proud parent".

Responsibilities and Training

Committee Structure:

    Children, Families & Community (CFC)

    Curriculum & Achievement (C&A)

    Resources (R)

    Strategy (S)
 

Name of Governor

Category

Appointing Body.

Term of Office and review date.

Position of Responsibility

Committee Members

Link Governor

Training and Development Completed

Andy Wheeler

Co-opted (Deputy Head)

10.1.2023

 

C&A

S

 

Achieving Outstanding Governance (Putney cohort)

Anthony

Hawksley

Co-opted

GB

4 years

10.1.2023

R

Finance Lead

R

S

PE (JA)

Finance (SB)

Introduction to Governance

Attended LB Wandsworth briefing for Chairs - January 2017

E-safety course attended – Summer 2016

Safeguarding/

Child Protection

Prevent

Fire Awareness

Cheryl Grigg

Headteacher

27.9.2022

 

CFC

C&A

R

S

 

Achieving Outstanding Governance (Putney

cohort)

Deirdre Chapman

Co-opted (Parent)

GB

4 Years

8.3.2020

Co-chair of CFC

CFC

S

Children’s Centre (HM)

Community Pupil Premium (SB)

Introduction to Governance

Strategic Direction for Governors

Understanding Governors roles in Ofsted

Effective Chair

Elaine Barnwell

Co-opted

GB

4 Years

5.7.2022

Data Governor

R

C&A

Personnel (CG and SB)

Governor's Essentials (parts 1 and 2)

Trustee Training (Close Bros)

Prevent

Hannah Gomersall

Co-opted

GB

4 years

1.7.2020

Co-chair of CFC

CFC

Safeguarding (LM)

Music (RC)

Governor's    Essentials (parts 1 and 2) - November 2016

Safeguarding - Governors' Roles and Responsibilities - November 2016

Helen Speedy

Parent

GB

4 years

14.3.2021

Co-lead Premises

R

GDPR (SB)

 

Governors' Essentials - Induction for New and Recently Appointed Governors (2 sessions)

GDPR Training

Hilary Belden

Co-opted

GB

4 years

12.11.2023

 

C&A

Curriculum (SLT)

Drive to Outstanding – Wandsworth evening course – January 2017

Raise on Line – two evenings Wandsworth Course – January 2017

Tackling Radicalisation in the UK – February 2017 – 1-day course for professionals from many areas of UK public service

Academies Governance Conference – Nov 2018

Safer Recruitment – Sept 2019

Safeguarding

Jackie Savage

Co-opted

GB

4 years

17.3.2020

Chair C&A

C&A

S

English (AD & RM)

Governors’ Essentials: Induction for New and Recently Appointed Governors (parts 1 and 2) – May 2016

Safeguarding – Governors’ Roles and Responsibilities – March 2017

E-learning Safer Recruitment – July 2017

Judging Pupil Achievement – Dec 2017

Safeguarding (Prevent) – May 2018

Taking the Chair – Feb 2019

Liz Murray

Observer

(Deputy Head)

 

 

CFC

 

Achieving Outstanding Governance (Putney

cohort)

Malcolm Turner

Co-opted

GB

4 years 29.11.2021

Co-chair of GB

Chair of R

Co-lead Finance

Data Governor

C&A

R

S

Finance (SB)

Science (JB)

Maths (SR)

Governors essentials – September 2017

Strategic Planning for Governors – Feb 2019

Strategic Financial Management for Governors – March 2019

HR Briefing – November 2019

Prevent (online) – November 2019

Oliver Thorn

Staff Governor

Staff

2 years

19.7.2021

 

CFC

 

 

Robert Dyson

Co-opted

GB

4 years

27.9.2020

Premises

R

Premises (SA)

Outdoor learning (SA)

Introduction to Governance

Shirley Hobson

Co-opted

GB

4 years

10.1.2023

 

C&A

CFC

English (AD & RM)

Communications / School Council (AP)

Art (AP)

Achieving Outstanding Governance (Putney cohort)

Drive to Outstanding – Wandsworth evening course – January 2017

Susana Knaudt

Local Authority

Local Authority 4 years

1.11.2023

Co-chair of GB

Chair of S

Personnel

CFC

C&A

R

S

Personnel (CG & SB)

Maths (SR)

ICT (FS)

Science (JB)

Achieving Outstanding Governance (Putney cohort)

Governors’ Essentials: Induction for New and Recently Appointed Governors (parts 1 and 2)

Achieving Outstanding Governance: next steps

Governors’ Responsibilities: Teachers’ Appraisal and Pay

Making Committees Work for you

The Changing National Picture: Increasing expectations and what this means for you

Headteacher’s Appraisal and Pay

Safer Recruitment

Financial Planning for school leaders

Victoria Harrison

Co-opted

GB

4 years

5.12.2020

 

C&A

CFC

Inclusion/SEN

(LM, RP and MZP)

Drive to Outstanding – January 2017

Introduction to Safeguarding for Governors – March 2017

Governors essentials – April 2017

Governance Training for SEN Governors – December 2019

 

Governors who have stepped down since July 2016

 

Name of Governor

Category

Appointing Body and date.

Term of Office

Position of Responsibility

Committee Members

Pat Dark

Co-opted

GB

4 years

(Stepped down July 2016)

Vice Chair of C&A

C&A

Wendy Gairdner

Co-opted

GB

4 years

(June 1999 - stepped down Nov 2016)

Chair

Chair of P&P, Premises and Curriculum

CFC

R

Gulnar George

Parent

GB

4 years

(Stepped down July 2017)

 

C&A

Alicia Kearns

Co-opted

GB

4 years

(Stepped down July 2017)

 

CFC

 

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