Meols Cop High School

Inclusive Excellence for ALL

Welcome to Meols Cop High School

“This school crackles with ambition. Students are courteous and polite. They take great pride in their school.”
Ofsted, 2012

Governance

Meols Cop High School Governing Board

 

The governing board of Meols Cop High School plays an important role in the life of the school. Governors make decisions about many aspects of the school including staffing, finance and curriculum. The governing board consists of members of staff, parents, co-opted governors from the local community and a LA governor. The Governing Board and headteacher work in close partnership.

The Governing Board meets once a term but there are committees which have delegated responsibility for various areas of governance. These include:

  • Finance Committee - Meets monthly
  • Environment Committee - Meets monthly
  • Curriculum Committee - Meets Half-termly
  • Safeguarding Committee – Meets at least termly
  • Staff Discipline / Dismissal Committee - Meets when necessary
  • Staff Discipline / Dismissal Appeals Committee – Meets when necessary
  • Staffing and Pay Review Committee (including headteacher) - Meets when necessary, but at least termly
  • Staffing and Pay Review Appeals Committee – Meets when necessary
  • Student Disciplinary Committee – Meets when necessary
  • Student Attendance Committee – Meets every half term
  • Complaints Committee – Meets when necessary Headteacher: Mr. D. JonesVice-Chair: Ms. L. Walker 
  • Clerk to the Governors: Mrs. S. Porter
  • Chair: Mr. A. McQueen

 

If you have any queries concerning the school or your child please contact either of the above, in writing, via the school.

 

Governing Board 2016/17

Headteacher: Mr. D. Jones

Chair: Mr. A. McQueen

Vice-Chair: Ms. L. Walker

Clerk to the Governors: Mrs. S. Porter

 

NAME

CATEGORY

TERM OF OFFICE

TERM OF OFFICE ENDS

APPOINTED BY

ROLES & COMMITTEES

CONNECTIONS WITH OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS

Mr. David Jones

Headteacher

N/A

Ongoing

Governing Body

Headteacher

None

Mr. Jonathan Allan

Parent

2 years

1.10.18

Parent Election

Finance, Staffing & Pay Review Appeals

None

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.17

Governing Body

Attendance (Vice-Chair), Curriculum, Environment, Safeguarding, Staffing & Pay Review

None

Mr. Ian Bryan

Co-opted

2 years

2.11.18

Governing Board

Finance

None

Mr. John Bulmer

Parent

2 years

19.09.18

Parent Election

Environment

None

Mrs. Jeane Clarke, MBE

Local Authority

4 years

4.10.18

Local Authority

Attendance (Chair), Complaints, Curriculum,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals,

Staffing & Pay Review, Student Discipline

None

Cllr. Mrs. Maureen Fearn

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.17

Governing Body

Staff Discipline/Dismissal

None

Miss Jennifer Filson

Staff

2 years

19.09.18

Governing Body

Curriculum, Safeguarding

None

Mr. Richard Hawkings

Co-opted

2 years

18.01.19

Governing Board

Finance

None

Mr. Gordon Howie

Parent

2 years

11.03.17

Parent Election

Environment

None

Mr. Andrew McQueen

(Chair)

Co-opted

2 years

13.10.18

Governing Body

Environment (Vice-Chair), Safeguarding,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal,

Staffing & Pay Review (Chair),

Student Discipline

None

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

Co-opted

2 years

27.09.17

Governing Body

Attendance, Safeguarding

None

Mrs. Annette Peet

Co-opted

2 years

27.09.17

Governing Body

Curriculum, Safeguarding

None

Mr. David Pullin

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.17

Governing Body

Complaints, Environment, Safeguarding (Chair),

Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals

Governor at:

Holy Family RC Primary School

(Premises & Finance Committees)

Farnborough Infants School

(Personnel & Premises Committees)

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Parent

2 years

4.12.17

Parent Election

Environment (Chair), Finance (Vice-Chair)

None

Mrs. Clare Russell

Parent

2 years

1.10.18

Parent Election

Safeguarding (Vice-Chair)

Governor at Runshaw College

(Senior Leadership Team)

Mrs. Wendy Senior

Co-opted

2 years

27.09.17

Governing Body

Curriculum, Finance

None

Mrs. Ann Taylor

Parent

2 years

19.09.18

Parent Election

Safeguarding

Chair of Holy Family RC Primary

Ms. Lesley Walker

(Vice-Chair)

Parent

2 years

10.10.18

Parent Election

Curriculum (Vice-Chair), Environment, Safeguarding,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal, Staffing & Pay Review

None

 

 

Former Governors 2015/16

NAME

CATEGORY

TERM OF OFFICE

TERM OF OFFICE ENDS

APPOINTED BY

REASON

Mr. Brian Lawton

Co-opted

2 years

23.11.16

Governing Board

Retirement after 26 years

Mr. Colin Lee

Staff

2 years

1.10.16

Staff

Chose not to stand again

Mrs. Tracie Seath

Parent

2 years

4.12.15

Parent Election

Term of Office Ended

Ms. Adele Wills

Co-opted

2 years

Left area June ‘16

Governing Board

Retirement – left area

Mrs. Joan Wolfenden

Co-opted

2 years

Resigned 17.10.16

Governing Board

Resigned due to ill health

 

 

Committees 2016/17

ATTENDANCE

COMPLAINTS

CURRICULUM

ENVIRONMENT

Chair

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

Chair

Mr. David Pullin

Chair

Mrs. Clare Russell

Chair

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Vice-Chair

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Vice-Chair

Mrs. J. Clarke

Vice-Chair

Ms. Lesley Walker

Vice-Chair

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

 

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mrs. Annette Peet

 

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

Mr. John Bulmer

 

 

Miss Jennifer Filson

Mr. David Jones

 

 

Mr. David Jones

Mr. David Pullin

 

 

Mrs. Annette Peet

Mr. Gordon Howie

 

 

Mrs. Wendy Senior

Ms. Lesley Walker

Min 2 – Quorate 2

Min 4 – Quorate 3

Min 4 – Quorate 3

Min 3 + Head – Quorate 3

FINANCE

SAFEGUARDING

STAFFING & PAY REVIEW

STAFFING & PAY REVIEW APPEALS

Chair

Mr. Jonathan Allan

Chair

Mr. David Pullin

Chair

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Mr. Jonathan Allan

Vice-Chair

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Vice-Chair

 

Vice-Chair

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mr. D. Pullin

Mr. Ian Bryan

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

 

Mr. Richard Hawkings

Miss Jennifer Filson

Mr. David Jones

 

Mr. David Jones

Mr. David Jones

Ms. Lesley Walker

 

Mrs. Wendy Senior

Mr. Andrew McQueen

 

 

 

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

 

 

 

Mrs. Annette Peet

 

 

 

Mrs. Anne Taylor

 

 

 

Ms. Lesley Walker

 

 

Min 3 + Head – Quorate 3

Min 3 + Head – Quorate 3

Min 3 – Quorate 3

Min 3 – Quorate 3

STAFF DISCIPLINE/DISMISSAL

STAFF DISCIPLINE / DISMISSAL APPEALS

STUDENT DISCIPLINE

 

Cllr. Mrs. Maureen Fearn

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

Chair:

Mr. Andrew McQueen

 

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Mr. David Pullin

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

 

Ms. Lesley Walker

 

Mr. David Jones

 

 Mrs. Sheila Anderson

 

 

 

Min 3 – Quorate 3

Min 3 – Quorate 3

Min 2 – Quorate 2

 

 

Register of Interests 2016/17

 

NAME OF GOVERNOR

DECLARED INTEREST

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Services the school’s air conditioning system

 

 

 

 

Record of Attendance 2015/16

 

NAME

SCHEDULED MEETINGS

MEETINGS

ATTENDED

APOLOGIES

ACCEPTED

ABSENT

Mr. Jonathan Allan

10

9

1

n/a

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

22

19

2

1

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

13

8

5

n/a

Cllr. Mrs. Maureen Fearn

3

2

1

n/a

Mr. Gordon Howie

9

2

0

7

Mr. David Jones

27

23

4

n/a

Mr. Brian Lawton

15

11

4

n/a

Mr. Colin Lee

6

2

3

1

Mr. Andrew McQueen

18

17

1

n/a

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

8

6

2

n/a

Mrs. Annette Peet

11

11

0

n/a

Mr. David Pullin

12

8

4

n/a

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

16

10

4

2

Mrs. Clare Russell

6

6

0

n/a

Mrs. Tracie Seath

5

4

1

n/a

Mrs. Wendy Senior

11

11

0

n/a

Ms. Lesley Walker

20

16

2

2

Ms. Adele Wills

6

5

1

n/a

Mrs. Joan Wolfenden

11

6

5

n/a