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Governors

Sessay’s Governors

The Governing Body governs Husthwaite and Sessay CE Federation

The Governors are a body of volunteers who work together to make sure that Sessay CE Primary School and Husthwaite CE Primary School are the best that they can be. They are committed to raising standards, encouraging happy, healthy, independent children as well as ensuring the best value for public money.

The governors meet as a full group – Full Governing Body Meetings – and have 2 focus groups.  These groups are:

Resources and,

School Improvement – this group focuses on teaching, pupil progress, the curriculum and the school community as a whole.

Instrument of governance

Standing Orders – information about terms of office and appointing bodies.

Governor  

Attendance

Sep18-Aug19

Miss Fiona Bennett Executive Headteacher  All Committees

Full Gov Body

Term of office 01/01/18 – ex-offico

5/51

Appointed by Headteacher

Resources

Declaration of interest Executive Headteacher and therefore governor at Husthwaite and Sessay CE Federation

4/4

   

School Impr 4/4

Mrs Judith Walburn

 

Co-Chair of Governors  School Improvement Committee, EYFS Link and Headteacher Performance Management

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – 30/10/20

4/5

Appointed by Diocese

School Impr

Declaration of interest None declared

3/4

Mrs Louisa Carolan Co-Chair of Governors  Resources Committee andScience link governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – 30/10/20

4/5

Appointed by Parents

Resources

Declaration of interest None declared

4/4

Mrs Pam Laycock

 

Co-opted Governor Resources and Child Protection and SEN Link

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – 30/10/20

5/5

Appointed by Governing body

Resources

Declaration of interest None declared

2/4

Revd Liz Hassall Vice Chair and Foundation Governor  Church link governor, School Improvement and Headteacher Performance Management

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – Ex-officio

4/5

Appointed by Diocese

School Impr

Declaration of interest Register of Interests:  Vicar of local churches & Governor at Crayke CE Primary School

4/5

Mrs Liz Hebdon Parent Governor 

Full Gov Body

Term of office 20/12/17 – 19/12/21

4/5

Appointed by Parents

School Impr

Declaration of interest Family interest in Hebdon & Sons

3/4

Mrs Gill Shaw Co-opted Governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office 08/07/2019-

Committee

Appointed by Governing body

1/1

Declaration of interest      

 

Vacancy Co-opted Governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office  

 

Appointed by Governing body

Committee

Declaration of interest  

 

Laken Robson Local Authority Governor  Resource Committee, Pupil Premium Link

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/17 – 30/10/21

2/5

Appointed by Nominated by Local Authority & appointed by Governing body

School Impr

Declaration of interest     Spouse of member of teaching staff

3/4

Miss Gemma Goodchild Staff Governor  School Improvement Committee

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/01/14 – 30/10/20

4/5

Appointed by Staff

School Impr

Declaration of interest None declared

4/4

Mrs Katie Tyrka

(maternity leave from Dec 2018

Co-opted Governor (staff)  School Improvement Committee

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – 30/10/20

1/2

Appointed by Governing body

School Impr

Declaration of interest None declared

1/1

Mrs Emma Sowray (to cover Mrs Katie Tyrka on maternity leave) Co-opted Governor (staff)  School Improvement Committee

Full Gov Body

Term of office 15/01/19-30/11/19

1/3

Appointed by Governing body

School Impr

Declaration of interest None delcared

3/3

Mr Jim Squelch Co-opted Governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office 09/07/18-09/07/2022

4/5

Appointed by Governing body

Resources

Declaration of interest None declared

4/4

Vacancy Co-opted Governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office  

 

Appointed by Governing body

Committee

Declaration of interest  

 

   

 

Mr Thomas Lennie

resigned

Co-opted Governor  Resources Committee, Co-opted Technology & Website, Headteacher Performance Management

Full Gov Body

Term of office 06/02/17 – 29/01/19

3/3

Appointed by Governing body

Resources

Declaration of interest

Partner of part-time staff member

Director of Keychange Consulting Ltd , IT Consultancy

2/2

Mrs Sue Thorne

Resigned

Co-opted Governor  English link governor and School Improvement Committee

Full Gov Body

Term of office 31/10/16 – 09/10/18

1/1

Appointed by Governing body

School Impr

Declaration of interest     None declared

1/1

Vacancy Co-opted Governor

Full Gov Body

Term of office  

 

Appointed by Governing body

Committee

Declaration of interest  

 

 

Governance Statements

Click here to view the Annual Governance Statement 2019-20 

Click here to view the Annual Governance Statement 2017-18

Click here to view the Annual Governance Statement 2016-17