Rothwell Primary School
Carlton Lane, Rothwell, Leeds, LS26 0DJ 0113 386 2570

Parents/Carers  »  Governors

Rothwell Primary School Governing Body

(Sept 2017 to July 2018)

Chair Pauline Walker

Vice Chair Jo Bentley

 

The constitution of the governing body is:

  • Headteacher
  • 1 x Local Authority (LA) governor, recommended by the LA and approved by the governing body - Pauline Walker
  • 2 parent governors, formally elected through a ballot of parents unless the election is uncontested - Angela Walker and Andrew Ellis
  • 8 co-opted governors, nominated and appointed by the governing body - Robert Seymour, Patricia Rose, Claire Myers, Jo Bentley, Laura Beane, Rhonda Mitchell, Elizabeth Fairburn and Andrew West,
  • 1 staff governor, formally elected by staff employed at school – Suzanne Harbourne
  • 1 vacancy

 

The governing body operates with the following committees:

  • Resources committee (including Pay Review) - responsible for staffing including the appointment and role of the SENCO, equality and diversity, finance, property management.

Committee chair: Patricia Rose

Committee members: Pauline Walker, Andrew Ellis, Andrew West and the Headteacher

 

  • Teaching and Learning committee - responsible for teaching and learning matters including target setting, standards and achievement, SEN (including reporting annually on the success of the SEN policy), Pupil Premium, monitoring teaching and learning and curriculum provision and ensuring that the governing body is represented at school improvement discussions.

Committee chair: Jo Bentley

Committee members: Pauline Walker, Robert Seymour, Patricia Rose, Laura Beane, Elizabeth Fairburn and the Headteacher

 

  • Pupil Support committee - responsible for behaviour, attendance, children’s spiritual moral social and cultural development, children, parent and staff voice, extra-curricular activities, cluster and other partnerships.

Committee chair: Angela Walker

Committee members: Pauline Walker, Jo Bentley, Clare Myers, Rhonda Mitchell and the Headteacher.

 

  • Pay committee – responsible for hearing pay appeals. Matters are dealt with by the Resources committee

 

  • Appeals committee – responsible for hearing appeals and ensuring a fair and proper process has been followed.

Committee members: Angela Walker, Robert Seymour and Laura Beane

 

 

The following is an attendance record for individual governors at meetings of the full governing body and committees.

 

Y - in attendance

N - not in attendance and no apologies received/accepted

A - apologies received and accepted

X - not in post/not a member

                 

Full Governing Body Meetings

 

 

 

Full Gov Body 20/09/17

Full Gov Body

22/11/17

Full Gov Body

28/03/18

Full Gov Body

18/0 7/18

Full Gov Body

 

 

Mrs Pauline Walker

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Dr Jo Bentley

A

Y

 

 

 

 

Mr Robert Seymour

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Ms Patricia Rose

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Ms Clare Myers

Y

A

 

 

 

 

Mr Andrew Ellis

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Ms Angela Walker

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Ms Suzanne Harbourne

Y

A

 

 

 

 

Ms Laura Beane

Y

A

 

 

 

 

Ms Rhonda Mitchell

Y

A

 

 

 

 

Mr Andrew West

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Ms Elizabeth Fairburn

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Mrs Leila Rothenberg

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

                       

 

Committee Meetings

T&L = Teaching and Learning committee

R = Resources committee

PS = Pupil Support committee

Governor

T&L

6/10/17

T&L

10/11/17

 

 

R

17/11/17

 

 

Mr Robert Seymour

Y

Y

 

 

   

 

Ms Laura Beane

Y

Y

 

 

   

 

Dr Jo Bentley

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Elizabeth Fairburn

A

A

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Pauline Walker

Y

Y

 

 

Y

 

 

Mrs Leila Rothenberg

Y

Y

 

 

Y

 

 

Ms Patricia Rose

Y

Y

 

 

Y

 

 

Mr Andrew Ellis

 

 

 

 

Y

 

 

Mr Andrew West

 

 

 

 

Y

 

 

Governor

PS

3/10/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Clare Myers

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Angela Walker

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Rhonda Mitchell

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Pauline Walker

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Jo Bentley

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Leila Rothenberg

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current and recent (in the last 12 months) governors and business/other interests declared are provided in the table below. Governors and associate members, if appointed, are reminded that they should declare any changes as and when they occur.

 




 

Name of governor

Category of governor and committees served

Date appointed and term of office

Relevant business/personal interests

Any other educational establishment governed

Relationship with the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives

Mrs Pauline Walker

Chair of governors
LA governor
Resources, Pupil Support and Teaching and Learning committees

19/11/2014
19/11/2018

None

None

None

Dr Jo Bentley

Vice-chair of governors
Co-opted governor
Pupil Support and Teaching and Learning committees
19/11/2014
19/11/2018

None

None

None

Mr Robert Seymour Co-opted governor
Pupil Support and Teaching and Learning committees
19/11/2014
19/11/2018
None Also a governor at Royds School None
Ms Patricia Rose Co-opted governor
Resources and Teaching and Learning committees
19/11/2014
19/11/2018

None

None

None

           
Ms Claire Myers Co-opted governor
Pupil Support committee
19/11/2014
19/11/2018
None None None
Mr Andrew Ellis Parent governor
Resources committee
14/05/2014
14/05/2018
None None None
Ms Angela Walker Parent governor
Pupil support committee
18/06/2014
18/06/2020
None None None
Ms Suzanne Harbourne Staff governor From Sept 2016 None None None
Ms Laura Beane Co-opted governor
Teaching and Learning committee
18/05/2016
18/05/2020
None None None
Ms Rhonda Mitchell Parent governor
Pupil support committee
From Oct 2016 None None None
Mr Andy West Co-opted governor
Resources committee
From Oct 2016 None None None
Mrs Elizabeth Fairburn Co-opted governor From March 2016 None None None