Members

Our Governing Body Members and Committees

Copies of the minutes of each meeting and the Headteachers’s report are also available in the school.

Parent Governors are nominated by the parents of pupils in the school. The Governing Body of The Arches Community Primary School is comprised of people who have very different backgrounds and experiences.

 

Governors and their Roles

Name

Type of Governor 

Role

Declaration of Interest

Term of Office

Mrs Michelle Ashfield Headteacher All Committees except Staff Dismissal, Pupil Discipline, Complaints & Appeals Silent Director of Husband's Ltd Company Ex-Officio
         
Mrs Carol Jones

Co-Opted

Chair of Governors

Personnel, Finance, Enhanced Provision, Performance Management, Teaching & Learning, Staff Dismissal, School Development, Policy, Complaints & Appeals. Nothing to Declare 15/03/2017 - 14/03/2021
         
Mrs Rebecca Challinor Deputy Headteacher (Associate Member)

Teaching & Learning, Policy, Personnel.

All only in absence of Headteacher 

Nothing to Declare  
         
Mr Alan Tushingham LA Finance, Personnel, Policy, Pupil Discipline, Staff Dismissal, Headteachers Performance Management. Nothing to Declare

11/12/2017 -

08/11/2021

         
Mrs Sally-Ann Johnson

Co - Opted 

Enhanced Provision, Headteacher's performance management, Finance  Nothing to Declare

10/12/2018 - 09/12/2022

         
Mrs Kerry Bowie Co-opted  Enhanced Provision Nothing to Declare 15/03/2017 - 14/03/2021
         
Mrs Esther Lightfoot School Business Manager (Assoc. Member) Finance, Personnel. Nothing to Declare  
         
Miss Ceri Moffatt (Fisher) Staff Teaching & Learning

Sister employed at

The Arches

Husband employee of CWAC

16/03/2015 - 15/03/2023
         
June Middleton

Co-Opted

Vice Chair

Enhanced Provision, RE, SMSC, SEN Nothing to Declare 30/03/2016 - 29/03/2020
         
Philip Horton Parent Health & Safety. Nothing to Declare 28/01/2019 - 27/01/2023
         
Samantha Keay Parent Teaching & Learning, Finance, Personnel. Declared - Friend with a member of staff  16/12/2015 - 15/12/2019
         
Sam Stephenson Co-opted Health & Safety. Nothing to Declare 29/03/2016 - 30/03/2020
         
Sheila Little  Co-opted

Teaching & Learning , Enhanced Provision, SEN/ SAL,Nurture , Health and safety 

Nothing to Declare

23/03/2018 - 22/03/2022

         
Jacqui Critchley Clerk Minutes Nothing to Declare  

 

Committee name Frequency of meeting

Examples of policy commitment…

NOT EXHAUSTIVE

See Policy Schedule

Members
Health and Safety Termly

Health and Safety

Fire

Risk assessments

Chris Sadler

Sam Stevenson

Michelle Ashfield

Philip Horton

Sheila Little

Teaching and Learning Half termly

Curriculum

Monitoring

Pay

Appraisal

Michelle Ashfield

Carol Jones

Samantha Keay

Sheila Little 

Policy review Termly

To ratify on behalf of FGB

policies refreshed by

HT/SMT/Staff.

Michelle Ashfield

Carol Jones

Alan Tushingham

Enhanced Provision Half termly

SEN

SIR

Domestic abuse

Self Harm

G&T

Sue Wilkins - Associate member

Nicky Johnson -Associate member

Carol Jones

Rebecca Challinor - Associate member 

Sally-Ann Johnson

June Middleton

Kerry Bowie

Sheila Little 

Finance & Personnel  Half termly Best Value

Esther Lightfoot

Carol Jones

Michelle Ashfield

Sam Keay

Sally-Ann Johnson

Alan Tushingham

   

 

 

1 Co-opted Vacancy available. 

Attendance of previous meetings are available to download below.

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