Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.
I am Paul Norris, Chair of Governors. I would like to introduce you to the members of the governing body and to the work that we do on behalf of the children.
The Governing Body carries out a very important job behind the scenes in supporting and challenging the school staff to improve the outcomes for all the children at Cumwhinton School.
We currently have 12 members who have full voting rights in the full Governing Body and one Associate.
Clerk to Governors is Mrs Elaine Whitington
Our Governing Body has three committees with the following members:-
Staffing and Finance
Curriculum and Standards
Health and Safety/Premises
Name Pecuniary Interests Attendance
Paul Norris Wife is member of staff 4/4
Alison Greggan None 4/4
Rebecca Miller 3/4
David Hetherington None 3/4
David Little Wife is member of staff 4/4
Meya Sansom Teacher at William Howard 4/4
Gary Oliver Vice Chair of Wreay Sch governors N/A
Julie Stewart None N/A
Christine Hunter None 4/4
Kathryn Mitchell 4/4
Stella Astell 4/4
We work closely as a team, particularly with the Headteacher and the senior staff on a wide variety of tasks which include
We are a strong and developing team with a variety of skills and are working together to ensure a successful and fulfilling education for all our children.
The agreed minutes of our Governing Body meetings are available on request from the school office.