Hazlehurst Community Primary School

Growing Together

Hazlehurst Community

Primary School

Growing Together

Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

GOVERNORS’ DETAILS AND REGISTER OF INTERESTS

AT HAZLEHURST COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

 

Constitution of the Governing Body

Parents            4

Co-opted         5

LA                    1

Staff                 1 

Headteacher   1

Partnership     0

Sponsor           0

Foundation      0

TOTAL                    12

 

  • Parent governors are appointed by a ballot of the parents in the school community.
  • Co-opted governors are appointed at the request of the Governing Body after a ballot of the existing members.
  • The LA governor is appointed by the Local Authority.
  • The Staff governor is appointed from the school staff after a ballot of staff members.
  • The Headteacher is an ‘ex officio’ governor i.e. is automatically a member of the Governing Body by virtue of the position on the staff, unless he / she decides to opt-out of the role.

 

CATEGORY

NAME

APPOINTMENT START

APPOINTMENT END

Co-opted

Mr Gordon Hamilton

11 February 2021

10 February 2025

Parent

Miss Ellen Coker

28 September 2021 27 September 2025

Parent

Mr Andrew Caunce

30 September 2019

29 September 2023

Co-opted

Mrs  Emma Knowles

 8 October 2021

7 October 2025

Co-opted

Vacancy

  

Co-opted

Mrs Karen Southwell

1 September 2019

31 August 2023

Co-opted

Mr James Perkin

3 September 2018

2 September 2022

Staff

Miss Georgia Hollis

23 April 2019

22 April 2023

LA

Miss Nabila Afilal (Chair)

1 September 2019

31 August 2023

Parent

Miss Amanda Kirkaldy

21 May 2018

20 May 2022

Parent

Mrs Sian Freeman

21 May 2018

20 May 2022

Headteacher

Mrs Anne-Marie Knowles

Ex officio

 

 

All governors have equal voting rights at all meetings.

 

Clerk to Governors – Mrs Lindsay Little

 

 

GOVERNORS’ COMMITTEES

 

Finance/Personnel/Premises Committee

Mrs E Knowles                         Mrs A-M Knowles      Miss E Coker             Miss N Afilal (Chair)         

Mrs K Southwell                      Miss A Kirkaldy           Mrs S Freeman         

 

Curriculum Committee

Mrs S Freeman                       Mrs A-M Knowles      Mr A Caunce               Miss G Hollis

Mr J Perkin                              Vacancy                       Miss A Kirkaldy           Vacancy

                                                                                         

Pay Committee / Head Teachers Performance Review Panel

Miss E Coker                            Mrs S Freeman            Vacancy                       Miss N Afilal (Chair)         Mr A Caunce

 

First/Staff Dismissal Committee

(The Headteacher cannot be a member of this Committee)

Miss N Afilal                   Miss A Kirkaldy               Miss E Coker                   

 

Appeals Committee / Dismissal Appeal Sub Committee

(The Headteacher cannot be a member of this Committee)

All Governors except First Committee

 

Complaints / Pupil Discipline Sub Committee

(The Headteacher cannot be a member of this Committee)

Miss E Coker   Miss A Kirkaldy           Ms N Afilal      Vacancy

 

Nominated Governor for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Miss A Kirkaldy           Mrs E Knowles                      Mr J Perkin

 

Nominated Governor For Race Equality

Mrs S Freeman

 

Nominated Governor for Child Protection / Safeguarding Children / CYPIC

(Children and Young People in Care – also known as Looked After Children)

Mrs S Freeman           Mrs A-M Knowles

 

Nominated Governor for Online Safety

Mr J Perkin

 

Nominated Link Governor (LA/Governor Training Issues)

Miss N Afilal

 

Nominated Governor For Health And Safety Issues (Premises)

Mrs A-M Knowles       Mr J Perkin           Mrs K Southwell

and various other members from time to time

 

Governors Forum Representative / Bury Governors Association

Miss N Afilal

 

 

 

BUSINESS AND PECUNIARY INTERESTS

A register is taken at each meeting. One governor has declared a business or pecuniary interest since the beginning of the last academic year.

 

GOVERNANCE ROLES IN OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS

From September 2015 onwards no governor has a governance role in another educational establishment.

 

MATERIAL INTERESTS ARISING FROM RELATIONSHIPS

At the present time there are no material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff.

 

 

REGISTER OF ATTENDANCE AT GOVERNORS MEETINGS IN THE LAST TWO ACADEMIC YEARS

 

Governing Body - Thursday 7 October 2021

         Present

        Miss N Afilal, Miss G Hollis, Mrs S Freeman, Mrs A-M Knowles, Miss Coker, Mr Perkin, Miss Kirkaldy

         In Attendance

         Mrs L Little (Clerk)  Mrs E Knowles (observer)

 

Governing Body - Wednesday 5 May 2021 via Zoom Meeting

        Present

         Mr Pa Bracewell, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr A Caunce, Miss G Hollis, Mrs K Southwell, Mrs S Freeman, Mr J Perkin, Miss N Afilal, 

         Mr A  Rogers (for farewells)

 

Governing Body - Wednesday 10 February 2021 via Microsoft Teams

 

          Present

          Mr P Bracewell,  Miss N Afilal, Miss G Hollis, Mrs S Freeman, Mr A Hall, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Mrs K Southwell,

          Miss A    Kirkaldy

          In Attendance

         Mrs L Little (Clerk), Mr G Hamilton (observer)

 

Governing Body - Wednesday 14 October 2020 via Microsoft Teams

 

          Present

          Mr P Bracewell,  Mr A Caunce, Miss A Kirkaldy, Miss N Afilal, Miss G Hollis, Mrs S Freeman, Mr A Hall, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin

          In Attendance

         Mrs L Little (Clerk)

 

Governing Body - Thursday 14 May 2020 - via e-mail trail

 

         Present

          Mr P Bracewell, Mrs S Freeman, Mr A Hall, Miss G Hollis, Miss A Kirkaldy, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Mr A Rogers,

          Mrs K Southwell

 

Governing Body - Wednesday 12 February 2020

 

Present

Mr A Hall, Miss N Afilal, Mr P Bracewell, Mr A Caunce,  Miss G Hollis, Miss A Kirkaldy, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Mrs S Freeman, Mr A Rogers

In Attendance

Mrs L Little (Clerk)

 

Extraordinary Meeting - Tuesday 21 January 2020

 

Present

Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Miss G Hollis, Mr A Caunce, Miss A Kirkaldy, Mrs S Freeman, Miss N Afilal

 

Curriculum Committee - Wednesday 6 November 2019

 

 Present

Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Miss G Hollis, Mrs S Freeman

 

Governing Body –Thursday 3 October 2019

 

            Present

            Miss N Afilal,Mr P Bracewell, Mrs S Freeman, Mr A Hall, Miss G Hollis, Miss A Kirkaldy, Mrs A-M Knowles, Mr J Perkin, Mr A Rogers, Mrs K Southwell,

In Attendance

Mrs L Little (Clerk)

 

          

 

Last updated:

October 2021

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