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
Stephen Daley
Elizabeth De Bardi
Jennifer Palmer
Judith Essex (Staff Governor)
Julie Thorp (Headteacher)
 
 

What Our Governing Body is working on for the Academic Year 2020-2021
 
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
 Stephen Daley (Foundation)  Pupil Premium  Quality of Education  Quality of Education
 Elizabeth De Bardi (Parent)  School Vision and Values  Leadership and Management  Leadership and Management
 Jennifer Palmer (Parent)  SEN  Behaviour and Attitudes  Behaviour and Attitudes
What Our Governing Body Worked on during the Academic Year 2019-2020: 
 
 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.
  •  Work with partners to monitor and evaluate the school budget.
 
 
Meet Our Governors:
 
 
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

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

Royston Pinder

Foundation/Vice-Chair

Sept 2024

None

None

None

 2/2

Stephen Daley

Foundation Governor

April 2023

None

None

None

2/2

Julie Thorp

Headteacher

July 2021

None

None

None

 2/2

Jane Slough

Clerk

 

None

None

None

 2/2

Judith Essex

Staff Governor

Sept 2023

None

None

None

 1/2

Elizabeth De Bardi

Parent

 Nov 2024        0/0

Jennifer Palmer

Parent

 Nov 2024        0/0 
Summary of Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest of Governors for 2019-20

 

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

7/8

Revd Jacquie Birdseye

Ex Officio Foundation

Left Dec 2019

None

None

None

1/8

Keith Campbell

Foundation

November 2023

None

Chair of Board of Directors for Greenwood Tree Academy Trust         (1.4.15)

None

4/8

Royston Pinder

Foundation Governor/Vice-Chair

September

2024

None

None

None

8/8

Stephen Daley

Foundation Governor

April 2023

None

None

Yes

7/8

Helen Derbyshire

Parent Governor 

 Left July 2020

None

None

No

5/8

Helen Humphreys

Parent Governor

Left Dec 2019

None

None

None

1/8

Judith Essex

Staff Governor

Sept 2023

None

None

None

8/8

Jane Slough

Clerk

 July 2020

None

None

None

8/8

Julie Thorp

 Headteacher  July 2020 None None None 8/8