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King's Cliffe Endowed Primary School

Growing a Love for Learning

Our Governors

Last updated 12th July 2018

Please scroll down the page or click here for our Record of Governors.

Mrs S Julien

Chair, Co-opted Governor

Suzie is a Teaching & Learning Governor focussing on Standards and Curriculum. She is on the Pay and Appraisal Committee where alongside an external adviser set the Head Teachers targets. The Committee also anonymously review the teaching and non teaching targets that are set by the head teacher. Suzie meets with the bursar on a monthly basis to monitor the finances. She meets with our Head teacher on a regular basis to keep up-to-date with the operational side of the school. Suzie is also responsible for working with the Clerk to the Governors to set the agenda for the meetings and creates the governor development plan as well as ensures everyone on the Governing Body are clear about their roles and responsibilities. Suzie has worked in education since 1998  and currently works as a Teaching and learning Adviser. She also has two children at the school. chair@kingscliffeschool.co.uk

 

Mr R Luff

Vice Chair, Parent Governor

Richard is Governor for PE, responsible for ensuring sports premium funding is used effectively, Pay & Appraisal, reviewing of non-teaching staff targets and Head Teachers targets &  Resources/Personnel, responsible for monitoring the budget and overseeing premise issues.

 

Mrs I Clark

Clerk to Governors

Isabel is our Clerk to the school’s Governing Body. An important role to the body and is responsible (along with the Chair of Governors) for setting up meetings.  She take the minutes and ensure that meetings are held in accordance with any relevant legislation.  She is also responsible for keeping records of governors, including the training they undertake and the school policies reviewed by them.

 

Mrs L Bowyer

Headteacher

Lynda has the day to day operational responsibilities of running the school.  Some of her duties include: determining the aims, ethos and priorities of the school, formulating school development and policies, overseeing the management of the school finances, evaluating the standards of teaching and learning and ensuring professional performance, drawing up the staffing plan and managing the process of staff appointments, undertaking staff performance management and recommending to governors salary levels.  She also offers advise to governors and supports them in their strategic role.

 

 

 

Mrs M Jones

Co-opted Staff Governor (Non-Teaching Staff)

Mandy's Role on the Governing body is as support staff Governer with her responsibility being SEN. She has worked with children for 17 years at pre-school and King's Cliffe Endowed Primary School. This brings valuable and personal experience of working with SEN children, as well as working with teams of specialists, to the Governing body. Mandy has a granddaughter attending to the school, lives in the village and is a valuable member of the village community .

 

Miss B Seaton

Staff Governor (Teaching Staff)

Bronwen is our Year 4 teacher and P.E. lead. She also shares responsibilities in leading English in our school. Her interests are badminton and music.

 

Mr P Tanner

LEA Governor

Pierre brings many years of working in diverse fields in the arts, logistics and construction, along with his 25 years of running his own business. He takes care of our current and future IT needs by staying in touch with current IT and technology trends and innovations and is responsible for our web site as well as our Facebook page. His background in theatre lighting, sound and special effects as well as running a design and photography business supporting and working with small businesses around the country, brings a wealth of supportive knowledge to the board. He has designed our new web site as well as our Prospectus for which he also produces the high quality photography. And he has developed our 'house style' for all of our policy documents.

 

Mr. M Fern

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Louise Bowen-West

Louise, is a retired Teacher and a member of the Law and Hutchinson Endowed Trust. Louise has had a variety of roles but is currently responsible for Equalities and Health and Safety .

 

Mrs G Scotney

Foundation Governor

Gina Scotney is Head of Customer Services and Technical Support for a Card payment facilitating company. Previously she was a School Librarian and Data Co-ordinator. She is a Foundation Governor and Chair of the Foundation Education Sub-committee. Her designated roles as a School Governor are First Aid and Medical Needs.

 

Mr J Gilbey

Co-Opted Governor

Jim is a secondary school science and maths teacher. His main responsibility on the governing body is safeguarding, a constant focus for all governors and staff. Monitoring and training is regularly carried out to ensure that best safeguarding practice is being followed and that all statutory regulation is met. Jim is also responsible for the annual parent, student and staff satisfaction surveys.

 

Mr N Buckle

Parent Governor

Nick joined the Governors in September 2016 and has a career in strategic marketing. Nick has two designated roles as a Govenor, one is to ensure the schools budget is used effectively in his role as finance Governor. The second is as SEND Governor working with the school to ensure appropriate support is in place for pupils with special educational needs or disabilities. 

 

 

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