Meols Cop High School

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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 delegatedresponsibility for various areas of governance. These include:

  • Finance Committee - Meets monthly
  • Environment Committee - Meets monthly
  • Curriculum Committee - Meets at least 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

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

 

Governing Board 2017/18

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 Board

Headteacher

None

Mr. Jonathan Allan

Co-opted

2 years

1.10.18

Governing Board

Finance (Chair), Staffing & Pay Review

None

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.19

Governing Body

Attendance, (Vice-Chair), Complaints, Curriculum, Environment, Safeguarding,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal,

Staffing & Pay Review

None

Mr. Mark Brownett

Co-opted

2 years

1.10.19

Governing Board

Curriculum, Environment, Finance

 

Mr. Ian Bryan

Co-opted

2 years

2.11.18

Governing Board

Finance, Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals,

Staffing & Pay Review Appeals,

Student Discipline

None

Mr. John Bulmer

Parent

2 years

19.09.18

Parent Election

Environment,

Staffing & Pay Review Appeals

None

Mrs. Jeane Clarke, MBE

Local Authority

4 years

4.10.18

Local Authority

Attendance (Chair), Complaints, Curriculum, Staffing & Pay Review,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals,

Student Discipline

None

Miss Zoe Evans

Co-opted

2 years

1.10.19

Governing Board

Finance

 

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, Staffing & Pay Review Appeals, Student Discipline

None

Mr. Andrew McQueen

(Chair)

Co-opted

2 years

13.10.18

Governing Body

Curriculum, Environment (Vice-Chair), Finance, Safeguarding,

Staff Discipline/Dismissal,

Staffing & Pay Review, Student Discipline

None

Mrs. Annette Peet

Co-opted

2 years

1.10.19

Governing Body

Attendance, Curriculum, Safeguarding,

None

Mr. David Pullin

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.19

Governing Body

Complaints, Environment, Safeguarding, Staff Discipline/Dismissal Appeals

Governor at:

Holy Family RC Primary School

(Premises & Finance Committees)

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Parent

2 years

4.12.19

Parent Election

Environment (Chair), Finance (Vice-Chair),

None

Mrs. Clare Russell

Parent

2 years

1.10.18

Parent Election

Curriculum (Chair)

Governor at Runshaw College

(Senior Leadership Team)

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 2016/7

NAME

CATEGORY

TERM OF OFFICE

TERM OF OFFICE ENDS

APPOINTED BY

REASON

Mr. Colin Lee

Staff

2 years

1.10.16

Staff

Chose not to stand again

Mrs. Joan Wolfenden

Co-opted

2 years

Resigned 17.10.16

Governing Board

Resigned due to ill health

Mr. Brian Lawton

Co-opted

2 years

23.11.16

Governing Board

Retirement after 26 years

Mr. Gordon Howie

Parent

2 years

11.3.17

Parent Election

Term of Office Ended

Cllr. Mrs. Maureen Fearn

Co-opted

2 years

31.8.17

Governing Board

Retirement after 46 years

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

Co-opted

2 years

27.9.17

Governing Board

Term of Office Ended

Mrs. Wendy Senior

Co-opted

2 years

27.9.17

Governing Board

Term of Office Ended

 

Former Governors 2015/16

NAME

CATEGORY

TERM OF OFFICE

TERM OF OFFICE ENDS

APPOINTED BY

REASON

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

Committees 2017/18

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. Annette Peet

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

 

 

Mr. Mark Brownett

Mr. Mark Brownett

 

 

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

Mr. John Bulmer

 

 

Miss Jennifer Filson

Mr. David Jones

 

 

Mr. David Jones

Mr. David Pullin

 

 

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Ms. Lesley Walker

 

 

Mrs. Annette Peet

 

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. Ian Bryan

Vice-Chair

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Vice-Chair

 

Vice-Chair

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mr. John Bulmer

Mr. Mark Brownett

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mr. Jonathan Allan

Mr. Richard Hawkings

Mr. Ian Bryan

Miss Jennifer Filson

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

 

Miss Zoe Evans

Mr. David Jones

Mr. David Jones

 

Mr. Richard Hawkings

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Ms. Lesley Walker

 

Mr. David Jones

Mrs. Annette Peet

 

 

Mr. A. McQueen

Mrs. Ann 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

 

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

Mr. Ian Bryan

Chair:

Mr. Andrew McQueen

 

Mr. Andrew McQueen

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

Mr. Ian Bryan

 

Ms. Lesley Walker

Mr. David Pullin

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

 

 

 

Mr. Richard Hawkings

 

 

 

Mr. David Jones

 

 

 

Mrs. Annette Peet

 

Min 3 – Quorate 3

Min 3 – Quorate 3

Min 2 – Quorate 2

 

Register of Interests 2017/18

NAME OF GOVERNOR

DECLARED INTEREST

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

Services the school’s air conditioning system

 

 

Record of Attendance 2016/17 

NAME

SCHEDULED MEETINGS

MEETINGS

ATTENDED

APOLOGIES

ACCEPTED

ABSENT

Mr. Jonathan Allan

14

13

1

n/a

Mrs. Sheila Anderson

22

7

13 (ill health)

2

Mr. Ian Bryan

10

9

0

1

Mr. John Bulmer

10

10

0

0

Mrs. Jeane Clarke

11

6

5

0

Mrs. Maureen Fearn

3

3

0

0

Miss Jennifer Filson

6

6

0

0

Mr. Richard Hawkings

8

5

3

0

Mr. Gordon Howie

5

0

1

4

Mr. David Jones

26

23

3

0

Mr. Brian Lawton

4

4

0

0

Mr. Andrew McQueen

17

17

0

0

Mrs. Pauline Pearson

8

7

1

0

Mrs. Annette Peet

11

11

0

0

Cllr. David Pullin

14

9

5

0

Mr. Stuart Rayner-Smith

20

17

0

0

Mrs. Clare Russell

7

6

1

0

Mrs. Wendy Senior

14

14

0

0

Mrs. Ann Taylor

5

5

0

0

Ms. Lesley Walker

20

15

3

2

Mrs. Joan Wolfenden

1

0

1

0