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Hornsea Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Did you know you have a choice of provision? You can choose from a large nursery, small nursery setting at the Annex or an Outdoor Nursery.
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Hornsea Nursery School

“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Governor Information

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.


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

 

All Governor's are appointed on a 5 year term.

Governing Body Structure / Members

Local Authority Representatives

Cllr. John Whittle - term from 15/01/2008 to 08/03/2020 - Responsibilities - Chair, Chair of Sub-Committee, Health & Safety

Mr Keith Himsworth - term from 08/07/2013 to 07/10/2022

 

Community Representatives - Co-opted Governors 

Ms Emma Bowman - term from 08/10/2013 to 31/12/2020 - Responsibilities - Vice Chair, Chair of Sub-Committee, Health & Safety, Pupil Premium, Communication Language & Literacy

Mr Neil Barker - term from 08/10/2013 to 07/10/2022 Responsibilities - Community Liaison

Mrs Judy Jones - term from 15/3/2016 to 14/03/2020 - Responsibilities - Hornsea Nursery School Annex Liaison

Ms Caroline White -  term from 18/5/2015 to 07/02/2019

Mrs Sarah Anderson - term from 11/10/2016 to 10/10/2020 Responsibilities - Safeguarding, Maths

 

Parent Governors

Mrs Beth Cerutti - term from 20/02/2018 to 19/02/2022 Responsibilities - Annex

Miss Kirsty Woods - term from 12/06/2018 to 11/06/2022

 

Staff

Mrs Katie Russell - voted in 8.11.18 - awaiting enrollment

 

Staff Voting Head

Mrs Claire White

 

 

 

PUPIL SUPPORT COMMITTEE  

LAC/SEN; Pastoral/Ethos; Parental liaison; Attendance/Punctuality; Personal Development & Well Being; Every Child Matters outcomes; Safeguarding ; Community Cohesion; Equalities 

 

Members 

Chair -  to be decided

Cllr. Whittle (H&S)
Mr N Barker

Miss Kirsty Woods

Mrs Beth Cerutti

Ms Caroline White

 

 

STANDARDS COMMITTEE

EYFS Curriculum; Standards/Pupil outcomes/data; Teaching & Learning; `Narrowing the gap'/SEN; Leadership & Management; Target setting 

 

 

Members

Chair - Mrs E Bowman

Mr K Himsworth
Mrs A Taylor
Mrs J Jones

Mrs S Anderson

 


FINANCE & RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Budgets; Financial Management; Staffing/CPD; Premises; Business Management; Partnerships

 

Members

Chair - Cllr. Whittle

Mrs C White
Mr K Himsworth
Mrs E Bowman
Ms C White

Mrs Katie Russell - note taker


Performance Review Members

Miss Kirsty Woods
Cllr. Whittle (H&S)
Mr K Himsworth - Reviewer

GOVERNOR SUB-COMMITTEES

 

PUPIL SUPPORT COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet termly (3 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • ensuring the health, safety and well-being of staff and pupils
  • promoting community cohesion and inclusive practice relating to race, gender and disability equality
  • overcoming barriers to learning
  • parental and community liaison
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers
  • To accept full delegated responsibility for the discharge of the following duties:
  • To systematically gather the views of stakeholders and report on these, in order that outcomes are effectively used to inform planning

 

To monitor and evaluate:

  • the impact of the school's punctuality, attendance and behaviour policies
  • the quality of the school's provision for personal development and well-being
  • the effectiveness of care, guidance and support for learners
  • the extent to which pupils feel safe
  • the extent to which pupils adopt healthy lifestyles
  • the extent to which pupils contribute to the school and wider community
  • the extent to which pupils develop workplace and other skills that will contribute to their future economic well-being
  • the extent of pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development
  • the effectiveness with which the school promotes equal opportunity and tackles discrimination
  • the effectiveness with which the school promotes community cohesion
  • the effectiveness of safeguarding policies and procedures and ensure that the school complies with all health and safety and other safeguarding regulations (including child protection and safe recruitment)
  • to agree annual attendance targets and monitor progress towards achieving these

FINANCE & RESOURCES COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet half termly (6 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating the budget allocated to the school to achieve value for money
  • reviewing staff pay and conditions
  • agreeing procedures for staff conduct and discipline
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers

 

To accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

  • Preparation and presentation of an annual budget to the full governing body for approval
  • Agree the level of financial delegation to the Headteacher
  • Ensure that the principles of `best value' are adhered to
  • Review, monitor and evaluate the annual maintenance programme
  • Project manage maintenance, repairs and redecoration within the budget allocation
  • Recommend an appropriate staffing structure to the full governing body for approval
  • Recruit, select and appoint staff
  • Secure the effective implementation of performance management procedures
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of partnerships in securing improved pupil outcomes
  • To provide guidance to the full governing body for the following, which cannot be delegated:
  • Approval of the annual budget
  • Appointment of Headteacher, and Deputy headteacher
  • Approval of the staffing structure for the school

STANDARDS COMMITTEE

  • Membership of the committee will be no fewer than 3 governors, plus the Headteacher.
  • The quorum for each meeting shall be 3 governors.
  • The committee is to meet termly (3 times per year) and otherwise as required, using the terms of reference as a guide to agenda setting.
  • The committee is to report to each meeting of the full governing body.
  • The committee has delegated power to make its own decisions on behalf of, and without referral to, the full governing body, except where the subject matter requires full governing body consideration by law or in accordance with the school's established scheme of delegation.


TERMS OF REFERENCE

To take the lead on:

  • monitoring and evaluating rates of progress and standards of achievement by pupils, including any underachieving groups
  • ensuring that the curriculum is balanced, broadly based, meets the needs of all pupils and complies with statutory requirements
  • setting priorities for improvement and monitoring and evaluating the impact of improvement plans which relate to the committee's area of operation
  • developing and reviewing policies identified within the school's policy review programme and in accordance with its delegated powers

 

To accept full delegated responsibilities for the discharge of the following duties:

Monitor and evaluate:

  • the effectiveness of leadership and management
  • the impact of quality of teaching on rates of pupil progress and standards of achievement
  • the impact of continuing professional development on improving staff performance
  • the effectiveness of provision for children with special educational needs
  • the quality of the curriculum in securing high standards of achievement
  • the impact of any actions or interventions taken to address differential standards of achievement or rates of progress within groups of pupils (eg SEN, gender, potential pupil premium children, EAL, LAC etc)
  • Identify and celebrate pupil achievement

 

To provide guidance to the full governing body for the following, which cannot be delegated:

  • Setting realistic and sufficiently challenging statutory end of key stage targets
  • The school's curriculum statement

Register of Governor Interests

The following Governors of Hornsea Nursery School have declared an interest:

 

Neil Barker - Wife is employed on a casual basis at Hornsea Nursery School

Emma Bowman - Is a School Governor at Hornsea Community Primary School

Claire White - Is a School Governor at Swinemoor Primary School

Picture 1

Attendance at Governing Body Meetings over the 12 Month Period 2016/2017

 

 

Governing Body meeting

Informal Governing Body

Finance & Resource

Standards

Pupil Support

total

 

Name

11.10.16

07.02.17

20.06.17

08.11.16

14.03.17

18.07.16

03.10.16

06.12.16

30.01.17

27.03.17

11.05.17

19.06.17

11.10.16

07.02.17

04.07.17

11.10.16

07.02.17

04.07.17

 

Cllr. John Whittle

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

15/16

Mr Neil Barker

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

9/9

Ms Emma Bowman

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

A

 

12/15

Mrs Nicola Dixon

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

9/9

Mr Carl Duck

ü

A

N/A

A

A

N/A

Resigned as Co-Opted Governor 04.07.17

 

1/4

Mr Keith Himsworth

A

A

ü

A

A

ü

A

ü

ü

ü

ü

A

A

A

ü

7/15

Mrs Judy Jones

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

A

 

ü

ü

A

6/9

Mrs Teresa Scarlett

ü

ü

A

A

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

7/9

Mrs Alison Taylor

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

6/6

Mrs Claire White

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

18/18

Ms Caroline White

A

A

A

A

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

A

ü

ü

 

 

6/12

Mrs Sarah Anderson

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

9/9

Governor Attendance at governing body meetings

(Over the 12 months September 2015 to September 2016)

 

 

Governing Body meeting

Informal Governing Body

Finance & Resource

Standards

Pupil Support

total

/possible

Name

24.11.15

08.03.16

28.06.16

14.10.15

03.02.16

19.07.16

14.10.15

07.12.15

18.01.16

22.02.16

25.04.16

13.06.16

Autumn 15

Spring 16

Sum 16

Autumn 15

Spring 16

Sum 16

Cllr. John Whittle

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

15/15

Mr Neil Barker

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

8/9

Ms Emma Bowman

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

13/ 15

Mrs Nicola Dixon

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

ü

A

ü

8/9

Mr Carl Duck

 

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

 

4/4

Mr Keith Himsworth

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

14/

15

Mrs Judy Jones

 

ü

A

 

ü

ü

 

 

ü

ü

5/6

Mrs Teresa Scarlett

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

8/9

Mrs Alison Taylor

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

 

9/9

Mrs Karan McLeod

ü

ü

Resigned 28.06.16

Mrs Claire White

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

ü

18/ 18

Ms Caroline White

 

ü

A

 

ü

ü

 

ü

ü

ü

A

ü

 

7/9

 

Picture 1 2016/2017
Picture 2 2015/2016
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