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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 – Rev M Neal - Co-opted - Safeguarding

Personnel & Curriculum Committee Members

Mrs H Otley – Headteacher

Ms Bostwick – Co-opted

Mrs H Thornton – LA

Mrs Jones – Chair of Governors

Mrs L Dodson - Parent

 

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 S Honeyman - Co-opted

Mrs C Gregory - Associate member

 

 

Standards Committee Members

Mr P Mulrooney

Rev M Neal - Safeguarding

Subject Leadership Team – Mrs H Otley, Mrs V D’Silva,  Mrs C Farrell, 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

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 21 Nil Nil
 P Mulrooney Nov 21 Nil Nil
 H Otley Nov 21 Nil Nil
 W Prew Jun 22 Howells LLP Head of Legal Aid and Family Solicitor
H Goodliffe Nov 21NilNil
 H Thornton Nov 21 Nil Nil
 J Jones Nov 21 Nil Nil
V D’Silva Nov 21NilNil
 L Dodson Nov 21NilNil
 R Bostwick Nov 21Nil

 Nil

S HoneymanJun 22

HCAT

Employee of HCAT

 

KERESFORTH PRIMARY – Serving governors

 

Full name

Category of governor

Date of appointment

 

 

Expiry date

Date they stepped down (where app)

 

 

Sub committees served on

 

 

Attendance 20/21

* 1 meeting cancelled

 

 

Attendance 21/22

* updated termly

 

Mick Neal

 

Safeguarding governor

Chair of P&C governors

Member of standards committee 

 

 

 

11.05.2018

 

 

 

 10.05.2026

 

 

 

PC

Standards

 

8/83/3

 

Peter Mulrooney

 

Vice chair of governors

Chair of Finance

Member of standards committee 

 

 

11.05.2018

 

 

10.05.2026

 

 

 

Finance

Standards 

7/83/3

 

Helen Otley

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC

Finance

Standards

8/84/4

 

Julie Jones

 

Chair of Governors

 

01.09.2021

 

 30.08.2025

 

PC

6/62/2

 

Rachel Bostwick

 

Co-opted

  

 

15.06.2018

 

 14.06.2026

 

PC

5/62/2

 

Hilary Thornton

 

LA

 

 

14.06.2019

 

 13.06.2023

 

PC

6/62/2

 

Louise Dodson

 

Parent

 

30.04.2021

 

29.04.2025

 PCx2/2

 

Harry Goodliffe

 

Co-opted

 

 

20.10.2018

 

 19.10.2022

 

Finance

6/62/2

 

Wendy Prew

 

Parent

 

 

20.10.2018

 

 19.10.2022

 

Finance

6/61/2

Vanessa D’Silva

Staff

01.09.2021

 

 30.08.2025

 

Finance 

6/62/2
Steven HoneymanCo-opted01.04.2022

 

31.03.2026

 Financex 
  
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