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.
Our role as Governors is demanding but very rewarding. As a Board of Governors, collectively we are responsible for working with our school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education for all of our children. Together with Mr Nicolaides, who is responsible for day-to-day management of our school, we set our school's aims and policies.
As Governors we have many important responsibilities, such as
As Governors we carry out a number of other important duties, which include:
As a Governor we are expected to:
Who can be a School Governor?
We have no special qualifications to become a school governor. However, by taking on this role, each of us has shown an interest in the workings of our school, our teachers and more importantly the education of all our children.
Mead Vale Board of Governors
At our school the Board of Governors consists of a total of 9 governors :-
a) 1 ex-officio
b) 1 staff governor
c) 6 co-opted governors
d) 1 parent governor
The school’s Board of Governors meets on a monthly basis as a whole group. Safeguarding and online safety committee meetings also take place on a monthly basis. Our committees are as follows;
Safeguarding and Online Safety Committee
Full Governing Body
Curriculum & Standards Committee
CHAIR: Mrs Elouise Huxor (co-opted)
VICE CHAIR: Mr Michal Kus (co-opted)
STAFF GOVERNOR: Mrs Amanda Gale
CO-OPTED GOVERNOR: Mrs Nicola Bignell (member of staff), Mrs Julie Kanaan, Mrs Bethan Langley (member of staff) & Rev Emma Amyes. PARENT GOVERNOR: Mrs Carrie Townsend (appointed September 2019)
EX-OFFICIO GOVERNOR: Mr Jason M Nicolaides
Correspondence to the Chair of Governors (Mrs Elouise Huxor) or individual Governors can be sent via the school address.
The Governors welcome parents’ views or comments on any school issues (preferably in writing please).