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Brackensdale Junior School
Walthamstow Drive
Mackworth
Derby
DE22 4BS

Structure and Remit of the Governing Body
Structure
According to the Instrument of Government for the Governing Body of Brackensdale ER Junior School, the governing body is made up of 11 governors consisting of:
4 Parent Governors
1 LA Governor
1 Staff Governors
4 Co-opted Governors ( 1 vacancy)
1 Headteacher Governor

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Remits

1.  Changes to the Instrument of Government, including terms of office

2.  To appoint, suspend or remove governors (refer to the guide to the law for specific requirements)

3.  To appoint associate members and determine voting rights on committees

4.  To elect or remove the Chair

5.  To elect or remove the vice-chair

6.  To appoint link or designated governors, for example, performance management, child protection and complaints

7.  To decide on additional attendance at full governors’ meetings

8.  To decide the arrangements for full governing body meetings (legal minimum 3 per year)

9.  To regulate the procedures of meetings, for example code of conduct

10. Establishment and membership of committees and their remits, including selection panels for Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher recruitment

11. To establish the governors register of pecuniary and business interests and oversee its maintenance

12. To publish proposals for alteration, change of category or closure of the school

13. To ensure that the school meets for 380 sessions in a school year

14. To approve the Annual Budget Plan and Best Value Statement

15. To establish the financial limits of delegated authority to enter into commitments and to authorise payments

16. To approve a written description of financial systems and procedures in line with the LA’s scheme of financing schools

17. To recruit a new Headteacher

18. To recruit a new deputy Headteacher

19. Ratification of the appointment of a Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher

20. To determine the arrangements for the appointment of all other staff

21. To recruit staff on the leadership spine

22. To recruit all other staff

23. To appoint and dismiss the clerk to governors

24. To participate in the school self review including the review of the governing body effectiveness.

25. Setting the Individual School Range (ISR)

26. Decision to federate or form joint committees with other schools

27. To consider whether or not to exercise delegation of functions to individuals or committees

28. To decide to offer additional activities under extended schools provision – or to cease provision

29. To ensure the school is working to the Schools Financial Value Standard (replaced FMSIS)

30. To appoint a clerk to the Discipline Committee (who is NOT a governor or Headteacher)

31. To monitor and review pupil attendance

32. To establish and monitor a governors expenses scheme

33. To publish proposals to alter, discontinue or change category of school

 

Attendance and Committee details

      Brackensdale Junior School        
Name Relationship Other Govs Attendance Type Appointed Com. Position
David
Hall
N/A N/A FG 1/1
ST 1/1
R
Head
Teacher
  Resources,
Standards.
 
Don
Parker
None None FG 7/7
ST 1/3
R 3/3
Co-opted 27/09/2015
4 yrs
Resources, Standards
H&S, Performance Management,
Dismissal, Appeals.
 Vice
Chair
Iain
Bater
None None FG 1/1
ST 1/1
R
Parent 20/11/2013
4 yrs
Standards, Resources,
Performance  Management,
Personnel Dismissal,
Safer Recruitment
Chair
Jean
Kidd
None None FG 61/1
R
Co-opted 27/09/2015
4 yrs
Resources, Personnel dismissal. Chair Res
Com.
Ben
Radbourne
N/A N/A FG 1/1
ST 1/1
R
Associate
Deputy Head
05/07/2015
4 yrs
Standards.  
Jo
Bater
None None FG 1/1
R
Parent 20/11/2013
4 yrs
Resources,
Child Protection/Safeguarding.
 
Letitia McCalla None None FG 0/1
ST 1/1
Parent 01/01/2015 Standards, Personnel Dismissal. Chair Standards
Lisa
Higginbottom
None Brackensdale
Infant School
FG 1/1
ST 0/1
Co-opted 01/01/2016
4 yrs
Standards  
Matt
Rains
None None FG 1/1
R
Staff 19/09/2016
4 yrs
Resources  
Vacancy       LA      
Vacancy       Parent      
Mike
Greenfield
N/A H. 01332231383
M. 07828594968
greenfield13@ntlworld.com Clerk     Clerk
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