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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 – Mrs Julie Jones

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

 

Chair of Personnel and Curriculum – Mrs Julie Jones - Safeguarding

Personnel & Curriculum Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Rev M Neal - Co-opted 

Ms Bostwick – Co-opted

Miss L Dodson - Parent

Mrs W Prew - 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 D’Silva – Staff

Mr S Honeyman - Co-opted

Mr M Abbott - Parent

Mrs C Gregory - Associate member

 

Standards Committee Members

Mr P Mulrooney

Mrs Julie Jones

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

 

How to contact the Governing Board

 

You can contact the Governing Board through the school office.  You can leave a message with either

Mrs C Gregory - School Business Manager or Mrs A 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 GovernorDate form signedName of organisationNature of Interest
 M Neal Nov 23 Nil Nil
 P Mulrooney Nov 23 Nil Nil
 H Otley Nov 23 Nil Nil
M AbbottDec 22NilNil
H Goodliffe Nov 23NilNil
 J Jones Nov 23 Nil Nil
V D’Silva Nov 23NilNil
 L Dodson Nov 23SY ICB (NHS)Employee in Primary Care
 R Bostwick Nov 23Nil

 Nil

S HoneymanNov 22

HCAT

Employee of HCAT
W PrewNov 23Howells LLPEmployee of solicitors

 

KERESFORTH PRIMARY – Serving governors - currently being updated 

 

Full name

Category of governor

Date of appointment

 

 

Expiry date

Date they stepped down (where app)

 

 

Sub committees served on

 

 

Attendance 21/22

 

 

 

Attendance 22/23

 

 

Attendance 23/24

* updated termly

 

Julie Jones

Co-opted

Chair of Governors

Chair of PC

Safeguarding governor

 

01.09.2021

 

 31.08.2025

 

 

PC

Standards

Full

7/7

8/9

2/2

 

Peter Mulrooney

 

Vice chair of governors

Chair of Finance

 

 

 

11.05.2022

 

 

10.05.2026

 

 

 

Finance

Standards 

Full

9/9

8/9

2/2

 

Helen Otley

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC

Finance

Standards

Full

12/12

11/12

3/3

 

Mick Neal

 

Co-opted

 

11.05.2022

 

10.05.2023

 

 

PC

Full

8/9

5/6

2/2

 

Rachel Bostwick

 

Co-opted

 

  

 

15.06.2022

 

 14.06.2026

 

PC

Full

6/6

6/6

2/2

 

Hilary Thornton

 

LA

 

 

 

14.06.2019

 

 13.06.2023

 

13.06.2023 

PC

Full

4/6

2/4

0

 

Louise Dodson

 

Parent

 

 

30.04.2021

 

29.04.2025

 

PC

Full

5/6

5/6

2/2

 

Wendy Prew

 

Co-opted

 

22.11.2023

 

21.11.2027

 

PC

Full

  1/1

 

Harry Goodliffe

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

20.10.2022

 

 19.10.2026

 

Finance

Full

6/6

6/6

2/2

 

Michael Abbott

 

Parent

 

 

05.12.2022

 

 04.12.2026

 

Finance 

Full

x

3/3

1/2

Vanessa D’Silva

Staff

01.09.2021

 

 31.08.2025

 

Finance

Full

5/6

6/6

2/2

Steven Honeyman

Co-opted

15.11.21

 

14.11.2025

 

Finance

Full

3/3

5/6

1/2

 

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