Governors

We have a successful and supportive team of Governors at Frome Valley School.
 
Our Local Governing Body:
 
Local Governing Body
Gemma Bridle (Chair)
Royston Pinder (Vice Chair)
Keith Campbell
Elizabeth De Bardi
Gemma Donnell
Judith Essex (Staff Governor)
Julie Thorp (Headteacher)
 
 

What Our Governing Body is working on for the Academic Year 2021-2022
 
Local Governing Body
 
  • To re-develop the school vision and have a proactive role in it's delivery.
 
  • Nominated Governors to have a greater depth of understanding in their areas of responsibility and allocated sections of the SDP.
 
  • Improve understanding of the school finances to enable all governors to scrutinise and challenge the budget.
Governor Ownership Subjects and Area of Responsibility on
School Development Plan
 
 Name of Governor  Subject Owned  Area of Responsibility from SDP
 Area of Responsibility from the New OFSTED Inspection Framework (01/09/2019)
 Gemma Bridle (Chair)  Safeguarding & Collective Worship  Personal Development  Personal Development
 Royston Pinder (Vice-Chair)  Health & Safety  Early Years Speech and Language  Quality of the Early Year
 Judith Essex (Staff)  Exempt - Staff Governor  Exempt - Staff Governor  Exempt - Staff Governor
 Keith Campbell (Foundation)  Attendance  School Finances and COVID19  Overall Effectiveness
 Vacancy
(Foundation)
 Pupil Premium  Quality of Education  Quality of Education
 Elizabeth De Bardi (Parent) SEN Leadership and Management  Leadership and Management
 Vacant
(Parent)
 School Vision and Values Behaviour and Attitudes  Behaviour and Attitudes
What Our Governing Body Worked on during the Academic Year 2020-2021: 
 
 Local Governing Body
 
  • To redevelop the school vision and have a pro-active role in it's delivery.
  •  Nominated Governors having a greater depth of understanding in their   delegated specific areas.
  •  Improve understanding of the school finances to enable all governors to scrutinise and challenge the budget.
 
 
Meet Our Governors:
 
 
Summary of Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest of Governors for 2021-22

 

Governing Body

Term of Office Ends

Directorship, partnership and employment with businesses that provide goods or services to the school

Trusteeship and Governorship

Any other potentially relevant interest

Attendance

 FGB Meetings

2020-2021

(to date)

Gemma Bridle

 Foundation/Chair

Aug 2022

None

None

 None

 2/2

Keith Campbell

Foundation

Nov 2023

 None

Foundation Trustee and Vice-Chair of Trustees GTAT.

Foundation Governor at Piddle Valley CofE First School.

 None

 2/2

Gemma Donnell

Foundation Governor

Sept 2021

None

None

 None

 2/2

Royston Pinder

Foundation/Vice-Chair

Sept 2024

 Yes

None

 Yes

 2/2

Julie Thorp

Headteacher

 N/A

 None

None

 None

 2/2

Jane Slough

Clerk

 N/A

 None

 None

 None

 2/2

Judith Essex

Staff Governor

Sept 2023

 None

 None

 None

 2/2

Elizabeth De Bardi

Parent

 Nov 2024  None  None  Yes  2/2
Summary of Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest of Governors for 2020-21

 

Governing Body

Term of Office Ends

Directorship, partnership and employment with businesses that provide goods or services to the school

Trusteeship and Governorship

Any other potentially relevant interest

Attendance

 FGB Meetings

2019-2020

(to date)

Gemma Bridle

Foundation Governor/Chair

Nov 2022

None

None

None

10/10

Keith Campbell

Foundation

November 2023

None

Foundation Trustee and Vice-Chair of Trustees GTAT.

Foundation Governor at Piddle Valley CofE First School.

None

10/10

Royston Pinder

Foundation Governor/Vice-Chair

September

2024

None

None

None

8/10

Elizabeth De-Bardi

Parent Governor

November 2020

None

None

None

7/7

Judith Essex

Staff Governor

Sept 2023

None

None

None

8/10

Jennifer Palmer

Parent Governor

November 2020

None

None

None

7/7

Jane Slough

Clerk

 July 2020

None

None

None

8/8

Julie Thorp

 Headteacher  July 2020 None None None 8/8