Manor Mead School

Governors

Federated Governing Body of Manor Mead and Walton Leigh Schools

Following a public consultation, in October 2014 Manor Mead and Walton Leigh Schools formalised their already close working relationship for the benefit of pupils and their families, to support high quality learning in both schools and enable the continuity of high expectations for all pupils from 2- 19 and beyond. Each school retains its individual status, character and budget but with a single governing body. 

The role of our Governing Body is to:

 

Manor Mead School and Walton Leigh School were Federated under a single Governing Body on 1st October 2014.  The Constitution allows for 15 Governors, consisting of:

..plus Associate Members, appointed for their specific skills and expertise who are called upon by the Governors as required. No Associate Members have voting rights.

 

The Full Governing Body meets 6 times per year. In addition there is a Staffing and Finance Committee (S&F) which meets three times per year. Other groups, which meet as and when individually agreed, are a Pay Panel (PP), a Headteacher Performance Review Panel (HTPR), Strategic Development Group (SDG) and Ofsted Group (OG).

 

The governors are as follows:

 

 

Date of Appointment / Term of office

Committees / Groups

Responsibilities

* Meeting Attendance 2015/16

Executive Headteacher – appointed by virtue of office

 

Linda Mardell

01/10/2014 - ongoing

S&F, SDG, OG

 

9 out of 9

 

Staff Governors – elected by staff

 

Chrissie Gallagher

01/10/2014 - 30/09/2018

SDG, OG

 

3 out of 6

 

Parent Governors – elected by parents

 

Linsey Meredith

01/10/2014 – 30/09/2018

SDG, OG

 

6 out of 6

Sabby Gill

19/05/2015 – 18/05/2019

S&F

Vice-Chair, Staffing & Finance

7 out of 9

 

Local Authority (LA) Governor – nominated by the LA, appointed by the Governing Body

Richard Smith-Ainsley

16/01/2015 – 15/01/2019

S&F, PP

Chair, Staffing & Finance

8 out of 9

 

Co-opted Governors – appointed by the Governing Body

 

Ruth Buchan

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

SDG, OG

 

5 out of 6

Annette Crozier

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

S&F, PP, HTPR, SDG, OG

Chair, Governing Body

8 out of 9

Lisa Kent

23/11/2015 – 22/11/2019

S&F, PP, SDG, OG

 Vice Chair, Gov Body

4 out of 6

Tracey Penman

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

SDG, OG

 

6 out of 6

Elizabeth Tysoe

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

HTPR, SDG, OG

Vice Chair, Gov Body

Safeguarding Governor

6 out of 6

Val Woolford

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

HTPR Panel SDG, OG

 

5 out of 6

Sarah Brown

21/11/2016 – 20/11/2020

 

 

 N/A

Sarah Jenkins

21/11/2016 – 20/11/2020

 

 

 N/A

 Vacancy

 

 

 

 

* At Full Governing Body or Committee meetings to which they are appointed in the last academic year.

 

 

Associate Members – appointed by the Governing Body (no voting rights held)

 

 

Date of Appointment

/ Term of office

Area of

expertise

Committees

 

2015/16 Attendance at meetings by invitation

Sarah Clarke

 

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

Personnel

None

None

Angela Considine

 

06/10/2014 – 05/10/2018

Parent Network, Recruitment

None

None

                   

 

The Clerk to the Governing Body is Emma Alexander who was appointed on 06/10/2014.

  

The following people are no longer members of the Governing Body but served during the 2015-16 academic year:

 

 

Appointed by the Governing Body

 

Meeting Attendance 2015/16

Gillian Golding

Co-Opted Governor

06/10/2014

Resigned 24/11/2015

1 out of 3

Jinny Liebner 

Co-Opted Governor 

06/10/2014

Resigned 19/09/2016

5 out of 6

Andy Rutland

Co-Opted Governor 

06/10/2014 

 Resigned 01/02/2017

9 out of 9 

Verna Doe

Associate Member

06/10/2014

Resigned 14/03/2016

None

Dee Stone

Associate Member

11/12/2014 

Resigned 09/02/2017 

None

  

The following Governors and Associate Members declared the following Business Interest / Pecuniary Interests:

 

Governor

Organisation

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Date declared

Ruth Buchan

Portesbery School

National Autistic Society

School – SLD

Charity

Governor

Member

Sept 2016

Annette Crozier

None declared

 

 

Sept 2016

Chrissie Gallagher

None declared

 

 

Sept 2016

Sabby Gill

None declared

 

 

Oct 2015

Gillian Golding

None declared

 

 

Oct 2015

Lisa Kent

Home Start Surrey

Family Support Charity

Chair

Sept 2016

Jinny Liebner

None declared

 

 

Oct 2015

Linda Mardell

None declared

 

 

Sept 2016

Linsey Meredith

2020 Delivery

 

The Holy Family School

Management Consultant

School

Spouse is Director

 

Spouse is Governor

Sept 2016

Tracey Penman

None declared

 

 

Sept 2016

Andy Rutland

None declared

 

 

Sept 2016

Richard Smith-Ainsley

Spelthorne Borough Council

Local Authority

Elected member

Sept 2016

Elizabeth Tysoe

MANNA Foodbank

St Peter’s Church

 

Faith in Action Children’s Trust

Charity

Church

 

Charity

Volunteer

Management Committee

Trustee

Sept 2016

Val Woolford

Spelthorne Talking News

QMSC Sailability

Charity

Charity

Editor

Spouse is Chair

Sept 2016

 Sarah Brown

 None declared

 

 

Nov 2016 

 Sarah Jenkins

 None declared

 

 

 Nov 2016

Associate Member

Organisation

Nature of Business

Nature of Interest

Date declared

Sarah Clarke

 

 

 

 

Angela Considine

Mencap

Learning Disability Charity

Vice Chair

Oct 2016

Verna Doe

 

 

 

 

Dee Stone

Brooklands Museum Trust

Charitable Trust

Member

Oct 2015

 

The Chair Of Governors can be contacted by email                    Chair@manor-mead.surrey.sch.uk

The Clerk can be contacted on 01932 241834.