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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

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

 

 

Standards Committee Members

Mr P Mulrooney

Rev M Neal

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 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 20NilNil
 H Thornton Nov 20 Nil Nil
 J Jones Nov 20 Nil Nil
V D’Silva Nov 20NilNil
 L Dodson May 21NilNil
 R Bostwick Nov 20Nil

 Nil

  

 

 

 

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

 

 

Attendance 20/21

for Term 1

 

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

 

3/3

 

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

3/3

 

Helen Otley

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC

Finance

Standards

12/12

9/9

3 cancelled due to Covid19

4/4

 

Julie Jones

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.08.2021

 

PC

5/6

4/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

2/2

 

Rachel Bostwick

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

15.06.2023

 

PC

5/6

3/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

1/2

 

Hilary Thornton

 

LA

 

 

 

 

 

14.06.2023

 

PC

6/6

4/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

2/2

Sally Baker

Parent

 

 

 

27.11.2020

 

PC

4/6

3/5

1 cancelled due to Covid19

1/2

 

Harry Goodliffe

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

19.10.2023

 

Finance

6/6

5/6

2/2

 

Wendy Prew

 

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

19.10.2023

 

Finance

6/6

2/6

2/2

Andrew Skiffington

Co-opted

Commenced 20.11.17

 

 

19.11.2021

 

Finance

 

1/6

4/6

1/2

Vanessa D’Silva

Staff

 

 

31.08.2021

 

Finance

 

6/6

6/6

2/2
  
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