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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.

 

About the Governing Board

 

The governing board has a general responsibility to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement.  This means that the school is run effectively and efficiently and key members of staff are held responsible for the work undertaken in school.  The governors are key people in ensuring that the strategic direction of the school meets the needs of the school community, challenging and supporting the school by acting as a critical friend and holding the school to account for the quality of education it provides.

 

Chair of Governors – Rev M Neal – Safeguarding

Vice Chair of Governors – Mr P Mulrooney – Co-opted

 

Chair of Personnel and Curriculum – Rev M Neal

Personnel & Curriculum Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Ms Bostwick – Co-opted

Mrs H Thornton – LA

Ms Baker – Parent

Mrs Jones – Co-opted

 

Chair of Finance Committee – Mr P Mulrooney

Finance Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Mr H Goodliffe – Co-opted – Pupil Premium and SEN

Mrs Prew – Parent

Mrs D’Silva – Staff

Mr A Skiffington – Co-opted

 

Standards Committee Members

Mr P Mulrooney

Rev M Neal

Subject Leadership Team – Mrs H Otley, Mrs V D’Silva,  Mrs C Farrell, Miss R Byrnes, Miss A Dales.

 

How to contact the Governing Board

 

You can contact the Governing Board through the school office.  You can leave a message with either Julie Dodson -school business manager or Angela Osborne – school administrator or write to

Chair of Governors

c/o Keresforth Primary School

Keresforth Road

Dodworth

Barnsley

S75 3NU

 

Governor Register of Business Interest

 

Name of Governor Date form signed Name of organisation Nature of Interest
 M Neal  Nov 20  Nil  Nil
 P Mulrooney  Nov 20  Nil  Nil
 H Otley  Nov 20  Nil  Nil
 W Prew  Nov 20  Best Solicitors  Head of Legal Aid and Family Solicitor
H Goodliffe  Nov 20 Nil Nil
 H Thornton  Nov 20  Nil  Nil
 J Jones  Nov 20  Nil  Nil
V D’Silva  Nov 20 Nil Nil
S Baker  Nov 20 Nil Nil
 R Bostwick  Nov 20 Nil

 Nil

A Skiffington  Nov 20

Guide Education/BPL

Staff development/swimming lessons

 

KERESFORTH PRIMARY – Serving governors

 

Full name

Category of governor

 

Expiry date

Date they stepped down (where app)

 

Sub committees served on

 

Attendance 18/19

 

 

Attendance 19/20

 

 

 

Mick Neal

 

Chair of governors

Safeguarding governor

Chair of P&C governors

Member of standards committee

 

 

 

11.05.2023

 

 

PC

Standards

 

9/9

6/6

3 cancelled due to Covid19

 

 

Peter Mulrooney

 

Vice chair of governors

Chair of Finance

Member of standards committee

 

 

 

11.05.2023

 

 

Finance

Standards

 

8/9

6/6

3 cancelled due to Covid19

 

Helen Otley

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC

Finance

Standards

12/12

9/9

3 cancelled due to Covid19

 

Julie Jones

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.08.2021

 

PC

5/6

4/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

 

Rachel Bostwick

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

15.06.2023

 

PC

5/6

3/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

 

Hilary Thornton

 

LA

 

 

 

 

 

14.06.2023

 

PC

6/6

4/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

Sally Baker

Parent

 

 

 

27.11.2020

 

PC

4/6

3/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

 

Harry Goodliffe

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

19.10.2023

 

Finance

6/6

5/6

 

Wendy Prew

 

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

19.10.2023

 

Finance

6/6

2/6

Andrew Skiffington

Co-opted

Commenced 20.11.17

 

 

19.11.2021

 

Finance

 

1/6

4/6

Vanessa D’Silva

Staff

 

 

31.08.2021

 

Finance

 

6/6

6/6

   
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