School governors are volunteers drawn from different parts of the community, such as parents, the staff, the local authority (LA) and the church. This helps to ensure that the governing body has sufficient diversity of views and experience. The church governors are called Foundation Governors and are appointed by Chester Diocese and the Parochial Church Council (P.C.C.) which is the governing body of our local church. Currently our school has eight governors, made up as follows;
2 parent governors
1 Local Authority (L.A.) governor
2 staff governors (1 of which is the Headteacher)
2 Parent governors
1 foundation governor - the Rector of the church
The governing body has a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement including setting targets for pupil achievement, managing the school's finances, making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based, appointing staff and reviewing staff performance and pay and many more.
The governing body has considerable discretion as to how to discharge its responsibilities but is required to constitute itself in line with the regulations and to appoint a chair and vice chair. The governing body may delegate certain of its responsibilities to certain governors or committees of governors, although in general, it is not compelled to do so.
If you feel you can support our school by becoming a governor please contact any of the people listed below to discuss it more.
Our school governors are;
|Mr John Wilson||Foundation Governor. He will be the Chair of Governors this year.|
|Rev Paul Bentley||Foundation Governor|
|Mrs Mary Evans||Foundation Governor|
|Councillor Julie McManus||Local Authority|
|Mrs C. Baker||Parent|
|Mrs L. Hanley||Parent and Vice Chair of Governors|
|Mrs Sue Gurney||Staff|
|Mr G. Edwards||Staff (Headteacher)|
Governor Pen Pics
My name is Mary Evans. I have been a school governor for just two years. I live locally and regularly attend Christ the King Church. I am a mother & grandmother and enjoy voluntary work, reading, travel & swimming. I am interested in the health & well being of staff & pupils, risk & curriculum. I am a trained therapist & look for opportunities to promote emotional & positive mental health.
As a retired secondary school teacher I firmly believe in the value of education and in particular the grounding that a Church of England primary school gives. I attended a Church of England primary school and this gave me a sound academic background & Christian values. I hope to see you soon either at school or at Christ the King.