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Welcome toSt Martin & St Mary Church ofEngland Primary School

Governor Information

Our Governing Body

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

 

LA Maintained Schools

The remit of the governing board:

It is stated in the Governance Handbook that all boards, no matter what type of schools or how many schools they govern, have three core functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

 

The constitution of our governing board is as follows:

  • 2 parent governors
  • 1 local authority governor
  • 2 staff governors
  • 8 foundation governors
  • 1 co-opted governor

 

Term of office for all governors is 4 years.

 

Committee Structure is:

  • Staffing & Finance Committee
  • Standards & Curriculum Committee
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee
  • Pay Committee

 

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

Name

Governor

Role

Start of Term

End of Term

Registered Business Interests

Mrs Jen BraithwaiteParent
  • Chair of Governors
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Member
  • Pay Committee Member
14.2.202013.2.2024JB Consulting (Europe) Limited - Wellbeing and Business Consultancy
Rev James RichardsEx-Eficio
  • Staffing and Finance Committee Chairperson
  • Pay Committee Member
N/AN/ASt Martin's Church
Mrs Joanne McElroyFoundation
  • Standards and Curriculum Committee Member
23.10.202122.10.2025Teacher at The Lakes School
Mrs Lizzie YoungFoundation

 

23.3.202222.3.2026Teacher at The Lakes School
Mr Andrew JarvisLocal Authority
  • Staffing & Finance Committee Member
1.12.202130.11.2025Elected Councillor, Cabinet Member & Deputy Leader at South Lakeland District Council
Mrs Tracey HoggFoundation
  • Standards and Curriculum Committee Member
4.2.20203.2.2024Vinegar Jones - Fish & Chip Shop
Mrs Amy ThompsonParent
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Member
1.4.201831.3.2022N/A
Mr Mike CorrieCo-Opted
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Chairperson
30.1.202229.1.2026Year 6 Teacher
Mr Nat NorrisStaff
  • Standards and Curriculum Committee Member
4.2.20193.2.2023Year 6 Teacher
Mr Matt ToweHeadteacher
  • Staffing and Finance Committee Member
  • Standards & Curriculum Committee Member 
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee member
N/AN/AHead teacher
Mrs Moira RoseFoundation
  • Standards and Curriculum Committee Chairperson
  • Pay Committee Member
4.5.20203.5.2024N/A
Mrs Sarah StablesFoundation
  • Vice Chair
  • Staffing and Finance Committee Member
11.7.201810.7.2022N/A
VacancyFoundation    
VacancyFoundation    
Mrs Marianne MacDonaldClerk N/AN/AN/A

 

Previous Governors

Mr Kevin HolmesFoundation
  • Staffing & Finance Committee Member
  • Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Member
  • Health & Safety Governor
28.2.2018

Resigned

15.7.2021

School Grounds Maintenance Contract
Miss Fiona MooreFoundation
  • Chair of Governors
  • Staffing & Finance Committee Member
27.2.2022Resigned 
Mrs Vicki LowisClerk  

Resigned

31.01.2021

Parent

 

Governor Attendance September 2021 to August 2022

 

Full Governor Meeting Attendance Sept 2021 to August 2022

 22.9.20211.12.202123.3.202218.5.202119.7.2021
Mr M ToweAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Miss F Moore (Chair)AttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/A
Rev J RichardsAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs S StablesAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies 
Mrs M RoseAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs Lizzie YoungN/AN/AAttendedAttended 
Mrs J BraithwaiteAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs J McElroyAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies 
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs T HoggApologiesAttendedApologiesAttended 
Mr M CorrieAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr N NorrisApologiesAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr Andrew JarvisN/AAttendedAttendedApologies 
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedApologiesAttendedAttended 

 

Staffing & Finance Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2021 to August 2022

 21.10.202127.1.202216.3.20225.5.20228.7.2022
Mr M ToweAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Miss F MooreAttendedAttendedN/AN/A 
Mr A JarvisN/AN/AN/AApologies 
Rev J Richards (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs S StablesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs E GrahamAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 

 

Standards & Curriculum Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2021 to August 2022

 18.11.202114.3.202212.5.202227.6.2022
Mrs M Rose (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr N NorrisAttendedApologiesAttended 
Mrs T HoggAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs J McElroyApologiesApologiesApologies 
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedN/AN/AN/A
Mrs L StephensonAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs S BrittonAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr M ToweAttendedApologiesAttended 
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttended 

 

Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Attendance Sept 2021 to August 2022

 15.11.202128.2.202225.4.202220.6.2022
Mr M ToweAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs J BraithwaiteAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr M Corrie (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mr A LawrenceAttendedAttendedAttended 
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttended 

 

Pay Committee Attendance Sept 2021 to August 2022

 18.11.2021
Mr M ToweAttended
Rev J Richards ( Chair )Attended
Mrs M RoseAttended
Miss F MooreAttended
Mrs M MacDonald ( Clerk )Attended

Governor Attendance September 2020 to August 2021

 

Full Governor Meeting Attendance Sept 2020 to August 2021

 16.9.202024.11.202025.1.202129.3.202119.5.202115.7.2021
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mr M ToweN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Miss F Moore (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Rev J RichardsAttendedAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs S StablesAttendedAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M RoseAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr K HolmesAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesApologiesAttended
Mrs J BraithwaiteAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies
Mrs J McElroyAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesAttended
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs T HoggAttendedApologiesApologiesAttendedApologiesAttended
Mr M CorrieAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesAttended
Mr N NorrisAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs V Lowis (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/A
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Staffing & Finance Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2020 to August 2021

 8.9.202019.10.20208.12.202012.1.20214.3.20215.5.20211.7.2021
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mr M ToweN/AN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Miss F MooreAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies
Mr K HolmesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended 1/2ApologiesAttended
Rev J Richards (Chair)ApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs S StablesAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs E GrahamAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Standards & Curriculum Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2020 to August 2021

 24.9.202012.11.202028.1.202125.3.202113.5.20218.7.2021
Mrs M Rose (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr N NorrisAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesAttended
Mrs T HoggAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies
Mrs J McElroyAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs L StephensonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs S BrittonAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr M ToweN/AN/AAttendedApologiesAttendedAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Attendance Sept 2020 to August 2021

 28.9.202016.11.20201.2.202115.3.202118.5.20215.7.2021
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mr M ToweN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs J BraithwaiteAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr K HolmesAttendedAttendedApologiesApologiesAttendedAttended
Mr M Corrie (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs A ThompsonN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AAttended
Mr A LawrenceAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Pay Committee Attendance Sept 2020 to August 2021

 14.10.2020
Mrs J GoreAttended
Rev J Richards ( Chair )Attended
Mrs M RoseAttended
Miss F MooreAttended
Mrs M MacDonald ( Clerk )Attended

 

Governor Attendance September 2019 to August 2020

 

Full Governor Meeting Attendance Sept 2019 to Aug 2020

 24.9.201917.11.201920.1.202020.5.202028.5.202024.6.202016.7.2020
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Miss F Moore (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Rev J RichardsAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs S StablesApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M RoseAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr K HolmesAttendedAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs J BraithwaiteN/AN/AN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs J McElroyAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs T HoggAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr M CorrieAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesApologiesApologies
Mr N NorrisAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr P EvansAttendedAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mrs V Lowis (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)N/AN/AN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Staffing & Finance Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2019 to August 2020

 16.9.20197.11.201916.1.202012.3.20204.5.202013.5.20208.7.2020
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Miss F MooreAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr K HolmesApologiesApologiesApologiesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Rev J Richards (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs S StablesAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs P KnightAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Mrs E GrahamAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Standards & Curriculum Committee Meeting Attendance Sept 2019 to August 2020

 3.10.20195.12.201930.1.202019.5.20209.7.2020
Mrs M Rose (Chair)AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr N NorrisAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs T HoggAttendedApologiesAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs J McElroyAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mrs A ThompsonAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended

 

Fabric, Health & Safety Committee Attendance Sept 2019 to August 2020

 19.9.201928.11.20196.2.202018.5.202010.7.2020
Mrs J GoreAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Mr P EvansAttendedAttendedN/AN/AN/A
Mr K HolmesApologiesAttendedAttendedApologiesAttended
Mr M Corrie (Chair)AttendedAttendedApologiesApologiesApologies
Mr A LawrenceAttendedAttendedAttendedApologiesAttended
Mrs M MacDonald (Clerk)N/AN/AAttendedAttended

Attended

 

Pay Committee Attendance Sept 2019 to August 2020

 5.12.2019
Mrs J GoreAttended
Rev J Richards ( Chair )Attended
Miss F MooreAttended
Mrs M RoseAttended
Mrs P Knight ( Clerk )Attended

 

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