Governance

Welcome to the Governance Section of the Aldersley School website!

In this section you can find out more about our role in school, the work we do, who we are and how you can contact us.
The main role of the Governing Body is to provide strategic leadership and work with the headteacher and staff to ensure our school provides good quality education and continues to strive for excellence through supporting, promoting and monitoring learning and learning outcomes.

The Strategic Role

In this role, governors:
• Play a lead part in planning and setting School Improvement Priorities and directing school resources
• Set policies to ensure the school achieves its aims and objectives together with monitoring and evaluating progress towards them
• Focus on raising standards of achievement, establishing high expectations and promoting effective teaching and learning so that every pupil achieves his/her full potential
• Ensure that there are systems in place to monitor progress. Use evidence to review progress against targets to see whether policies and practices are effective.
• Benchmark school achievements.

The Critical Friend Role

In this role, governors:
• Act as a source of challenge to the headteacher as well as providing support and guidance
• Recognise and celebrate achievements and under performance
• Encourage strategies and bring about improvement.

The Accountability Role

In this role, governors:
• Discuss, question and refine proposals while respecting the professional roles of the headteacher and other staff and their responsibilities for management of the school.
• Are prepared to account for the school’s performance and to explain its decisions and actions to anyone who has a legitimate interest.

All trustees can be contacted via any of the means published on our Contact page.

 

Governance Documents

Governance Documents Link

 

Governors List

Jim Inglis (Chair) (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: January 2012

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: 08/10/2016 – 08/10/2020

Name of Business: Circles Network Vision Homes

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 25/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Bob Stephenson (Vice Chair) (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: January 2012

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: 08/10/2018 – 08/10/2022

Name of Business: Director of re-entry at Wolverhampton Secondary Federation PRU

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 10/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Nicola Davis

Date Appointed: January 2012

By Whom: By virtue as CEO

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: Indefinite

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 06/11/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Mick Marks (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: December 2015

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: 01/12/2015 – 01/12/2019

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 12/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Karen Austin (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: January 2012

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Parent

Term of Office: 08/10/2016 – 08/10/2020

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration:10/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Paul Hudson (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: December 2015

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: 01/12/2015 – 01/12/2020

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 18/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Aidan Richardson (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: October 2018

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 01/10/2018 – 01/10/2022

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 25/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Louisa Pritchard (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: July 2014

By Whom: Staff and Governing Body

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 01/07/2018 – 01/07/2022

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 18/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Christine Stevens (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: October 2018

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 01/10/2018 – 01/10/2022

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 14/10/2018

Traded with AAT: N/A

Christine Thomas (Retired 07/11/2019)

Date Appointed: September 2016

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Governor

Term of Office: 01/09/2016 – 01/09/2020

Name of Business: Christine Thomas Ltd.

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 04/12/2017

Traded with AAT: N/A

Helen Bourton

Date Appointed: 11/10/2010

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Co-Opted

Term of Office: 26/11/2018 – 25/11/2022

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 09/09/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Samantha Fullwood

Date Appointed: 09/02/2015

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Co-Opted

Term of Office: 02/09/2015 – 12/05/2023

Name of Business: ConnectEd Partnership

Nature of Interest: Samantha Fullwood is employed by ConnectEd Partnership – (WSIP)

Date of Declaration: 08/01/2019

Traded with AAT: Annual SLA with ConnectEd Partnership

Elaine Green

Date Appointed: 19/10/2004

By Whom: Staff

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 19/10/2004 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 02/09/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Caroline Bayley

Date Appointed: 07/11/2019

By Whom: Staff

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 07/11/2019 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Name of Business

Date of Declaration: 13/01/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Nicola Bayliss

Date Appointed: 14/11/2016

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Associate

Term of Office: 14/11/2016 – 13/11/2020

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 11/09/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Sarah Maiden

Date Appointed: 04/03/2019

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Co-Opted

Term of Office: 04/03/2019 – 03/03/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 04/03/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Charmaine Brown

Date Appointed: 07/11/2019

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Co-Opted

Term of Office: 07/11/2019 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration:

Traded with AAT: N/A

Khalid Mohamedali

Date Appointed: 07/11/2019

By Whom: Governing Body

Governor Category: Co-Opted

Term of Office: 07/11/2019 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 07/11/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Sarah Baker

Date Appointed: 07/11/2019

By Whom: Parents

Governor Category: Parent

Term of Office: 07/11/2019 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 09/01/2019

Traded with AAT: N/A

Debra Jones

Date Appointed: 07/11/2019

By Whom: Staff

Governor Category: Staff

Term of Office: 07/11/2019 – 06/11/2023

Name of Business: N/A

Nature of Interest: Nothing to Declare

Date of Declaration: 10/01/2020

Traded with AAT: N/A

Governors Attendance

Full Governors Attendance 2018/2019
18/10/201814/02/201909/05/2019
Karen Austin
Aidan Richardson
Nicola Davis
Paul Hudson
Jim Inglis
Louisa Pritchard
Mick Marks
Bob Stephensonx
Christine Thomasxxx
Christine Stevensx
Robert Grantx

Amethyst Ambassadorial Governing Board Attendance

Amethyst Ambassadorial Governing Board Attendance 2019/2020
7/11/1906/02/2018/06/20
Mrs Helen Bourton
Mrs S Fullwoodx
Mrs E Green
Mrs C Bayley
Mrs N Bayliss
Mrs N Davis
Mrs S Maidenx
Mrs C Brownx
Mr K Mohamedali
Mrs C Winterbottom
Mrs S Bakerx
Mrs D Jones