Governing Body Information 2018-19

DfE regulations state that information about a governing body must be published on a school website.

To comply with these regulations, the following information is shared:

Academic Year 2018-2019

Full NameAndrew Keith Crumpton
Chair of CommitteeFinance & Premises
Member of CommitteeFinance & Premises (Chair) Audit
Date of current appointment7th May 2014
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down1/9/17
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Co-opted by the Governing body
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsStaff Governor – Downham Market Academy
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 3 out of 5 Audit – 1 out of 3 Finance & Premises – 2 out of 3* Curriculum, Achievement & Assessment – 0 out of 3
Full NameKevin John Daines
Chair of CommitteeChair of Governors (November 17 – present) Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of CommitteeHuman Resources and Safeguarding Pay Audit Curriculum, Achievement & Assessment
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Parent Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsTrustee at Inclusive Schools Trust
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Finance & Premises – 1 out of  3* (non-member) Audit – 3 out of 3 Human Resources and Safeguarding – 2 out of 2 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 3 out of 3
Full NameDonna Jeanette Mackay
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeFinance & Premises
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Co-opted by the Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Finance & Premises – 2 out of 3*
Full NameAlison Roberta Thompson
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeHuman Resources & Safeguarding
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Foundation Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsParent Support Adviser for the Dereham Cluster of Schools and for the school
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 1 out of 2
Full NameHannah Louise Rudling
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeHuman Resources & Safeguarding, Finance & Premises
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Parent Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 2 out of 2 Finance & Premises – 3 out of 3*
Full NameDebbie Tina Barley
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment Human Resources & Safeguarding
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Foundation Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 2 out of 3 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 1 out of 2
Full NameJames Naunton
Chair of CommitteeHuman Resources & Safeguarding
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment Human Resources and Safeguarding
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Co-opted by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 2 out of 3 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 2 out of 2
Full NameAmanda Jane Bell
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment Human Resources & Safeguarding Finance & Premises
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Co-opted by Governing Body
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsDeputy Head at Toftwood Infant School
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 3 out of 3 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 2 out of 2 Finance & Premises – 3 out of 3
Full NameLaura Ann Rudd
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down31/8/17
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Associate Governor (Maternity)
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsAssistant Head at Toftwood Infant School
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearMaternity
Full NamePaul Barry Smith
Chair of CommitteeChair of Full Governing Body (until Nov 17)
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment Pay Audit Attends other committees if required as Chair of FGB
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down31/8/18
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Co-opted
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 5 out of 5 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 3 out of 3 Finance & Premises – 1 out of 3*
Full NameJade Sadler
Chair of CommitteeNo
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down14/6/18
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Staff Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 3 out of 4 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 2 out of 2
Full NameGillian Smith
Chair of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment
Member of CommitteeCurriculum Achievement & Assessment Audit Human Resources & Safeguarding
Date of current appointment1/9/17
Term of office4 years
Date of stepping down 
Who appointed them (in accordance with the governing body’s instrument of government)Local Authority Governor
Relevant business and pecuniary interestsNone
Governance roles in other educational institutionsNone
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staffNone
Attendance record at governing body and committee meetings over the last academic yearFull Governing Board – 4 out of 5 Curriculum Achievement & Assessment – 3 out of 3 Human Resources & Safeguarding – 1 out of 2

Please note the terms of reference and committee membership are also on the website on the Governor section. This sets out the membership, structure and remit of the Governing Body and its committees.

All governors stepped down on 31/8/17 as school federated with Toftwood Junior School and a new Board of Governors was appointed from 1/9/17.

*1 additional Finance and Premises meeting took place and attendance records will be publicised when the minutes are agreed.