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Our Governing Body

The Governing Body is responsible for the strategic management of the school curriculum, staffing, conduct, finance, and health and safety.

Governors are elected, nominated representatives of staff, parents, the community and the Local Authority. They meet termly and there are also Committees and working parties which meet regularly. Governors can be contacted via the school.


Governor Role Term of Office Business interests Membership of other governing bodies Committee roles and responsibilities
Councillor Jean Sharrocks – Chair of Council Education scrutiny panel Chair of Governors Local authority representative 27.09.15 – 26.09.19 Employee by British Telecom Member of Acklam Grange G.B. Raising Achievement Committee

Head Teacher

Performance Management

Mr Alf Illingworth – Member of heart service tribunal panel Vice chair of Governors

Co-pted Governor

01.09.15 – 31.08.19 Retired HR Officer, Middlesbrough Council Member of Prince Bishop Governing Body Finance Committee

Head Teacher

Performance Management

Safer Recruitment trained

Mrs Katherine Frazer Chair of Finance

Co-opted Governor

01.09.15 – 31.08.19 Business Manager Priory Woods School Finance Committee
Mrs Jennifer howes Co-opted Governor 01.09.15 – 31.08.19 Retired Head Teacher, Middlesbrough Council Raising Achievemement Commitee

Head Teacher

Performance Management trained

SEN/D and data champion

Safer recruitment trained

Mr Veb Murphy Co-opted Governor 01.09.15 – 31.08.19 Marketing manager and equality lead NHS Member of Prince Bishop Governing Body Raising achievement committee
Mrs Katie Blades Staff Governor 09.06.14 – 10.06.18 Teacher in Support Bade Marton Manor. Husband owns Contact carpet cleaning company Raising achievement committee

Finance Committee

Mrs Gerri Howard Head Teacher Husband is a domestic landscape gardener Member of St Thomas More Governing Body Raising achievement

Finance committee

Safer recruitment trained

Mrs Katherine Arnold Parent Governor 10.11.16 – 09.11.20 Raising achievement
Mrs Amy Young Co-opted Governor 19.06.17 – 18.06.21 Head Teacher at Captain Cook Primary School Raising Achievement

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