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Governors

The school is a member of a multi-academy trust called CfBT Schools Trust (CST).

CST has a Board of Trustees who govern all of the schools within their Trust.  Further details are available on their website: www.cfbtschoolstrust.com/governance

The school has a Local Governing Body.  The Local Governing Body, which is a sub-committee of the Trustees, has been established to carry out the responsibilities delegated to them by the Trust.

The Local Governing Body is made up of twelve members.  The Chair of Governors, the Headteacher and ten Governors:

Name
Role
Category
Appointed by
Date Appointed
Relevant Business Interests
Other Governor Positions
Connected with the Trust's Services

Bridget Holland (LGB Chair)

Pupil Premium/ Disadvantaged and Standards (Teaching & Learning) and Attendance

Governor

CfBT Schools Trust

November 2016

 

None

None

Richard Lord (Head Teacher)

 

Ex officio

 

September 2016

 

None

Staff

Kevin Clayton

Maths Governor CfBT Schools Trust February 2019   None None

Rachel Garner

Finance, Health & Safety and Travel Plan

Governor CfBT Schools Trust October 2017   None None

Valerie Hacker

Science

Governor

CfBT Schools Trust

March 2018

 

None

None

Tim Hutton (Vice-Chair of LGB)

English, Geography, History, Sixth Form and Parents Forum

Governor CfBT Schools Trust November 2016   None Parent

Helen Morgan

Safeguarding, Child Protection and Careers

Governor CfBT Schools Trust May 2017   None Parent

Fiona Litman

DofE Verifier Staff CfBT Schools Trust October 2017   None Staff

Kate Shinkins-Hoppe

SEN Governor CfBT Schools Trust March 2018

Deeping St James Parish Councillor (+20 years)

Trustee, Deeping United Charities (+10 years)

LCC School Admissions Appeals Panel member (February 2018)

None None

Jamie Smith

  Staff CfBT Schools Trust January 2018 Peterborough Town Cricket Club and Rutland League Cricket Committees None Staff

Meetings

The Governors meet a minimum of seven times each year. The meeting schedule for this acdemic year is in the document section at the end of this page.

Contact the Governors

The Chair of Governors can be contacted by post or by email, via the Clerk to Governors, Sharron Baird-Parker.

Address: Clerk to Governors, The Deepings School, Park Road, Deeping St James, Peterborough, PE6 8NF.  Please mark your correspondence for the attention of the Chair of Governors.

Email: sbairdparker@deepingschool.org.uk

Telephone: 01778 342159

Vacancies

Governor vacancies are advertised when they arise.  The term of office is four years.  Interested persons will be given an application form and a skills audit to complete.

If you wish learn more about the work of the Governing Body, Sharron Baird-Parker, the Clerk to Governors will be happy to help:

sbairdparker@deepingschool.org.uk

Governor Vacancies

We would like to invite enquiries from interested persons; whether parents or members of the community.

The governors will engage in all normal activities linked with the Local Governing Body including attending the termly Governing Body meetings (7 meetings per year) and visiting the school during the day.  In addition, each governor will have responsibility for a link area, including meeting with the link person/team on a termly basis and reporting your findings to the Head Teacher and Governing Body meetings.

Meetings usually take place on a Thursday evening at 6pm.  Please see the list of meeting dates on our Governing Body information section (at the bottom of this page).

If you are interested in joining our Local Governing Body, please contact Sharron Baird-Parker, Clerk to Governors for more information:  sbairdparker@deepingschool.org.uk

The application form and skills audit are available in the Governing Body information section (at the bottom of this page).

Applications and skills audits should be returned to the Clerk once complete.

Full training will be provided.

Bridget Holland

Chair of Governors

Previous Governors

Governors who have served in the last twelve months:

Name

Role

Category

Appointed by

Term Dates

Relevant Business Interests

Other Governor Positions

Relationships with other governors or staff

Michael Howard

Maths Co-opted CfBT Schools Trust June 2006 - June 2018   None None

Michael Ward

Maths Governor CfBT Schools Trust March 2018 - November 2018

Deeping St James Parish Councillor (April 2015)

Deepings First (Neighbourhood plan) member (April 2016)

None None

Rachael Smith

Behaviour and Wellbeing Governor CfBT Schools Trust October 2017 - March 2019   None None

Local Governing Body Attendance

Governors Meeting Record of Attendance

The Deepings School 2017-2018

 

 

Meetings

Exams

FGB 1

FGB 2

FGB 3

FGB 4

FGB 5

 

 
Date
12.10.17
23.11.17
25.1.18
1.3.18
19.4.18
12.7.18
Clerk

Sharron

Baird-Parker

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Head Teacher

Richard

Lord

Present

Present

Present Present

Present

Present

Chair of Governors

Bridget

Holland

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor
Rachel Garner Present Present Present Present Apologies Present
  Sharon Green Apologies Apologies Present n/a n/a n/a
  Mark Haggett-King Present Present Apologies n/a n/a n/a
  Michael Howard Present Present Present Apologies Present n/a
  Gareth Heatley Present n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
  Tim Hutton Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Helen Morgan Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Rachael Smith Present Present Present Present Present Present
  James Storr Present Present Present Present n/a n/a
                 
Staff

Rachel

Capper

Present

Present

n/a n/a n/a n/a
  Fiona Litman Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Jamie Smith n/a n/a Present Present Apologies Apologies

Documents