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Tomorrow’s success starts today
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WILLOWCROFT COMMUNITY SCHOOL

Tomorrow’s success starts today

Governors

Picture 1 Paul Rushton, Chair of Governors
Picture 2 Joanne Flanagan, Chair of Curriculum
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Dear Parents

 

At Willowcroft we aim to provide a caring, stimulating and healthy learning environment in which all pupils are given the opportunity to achieve their full potential.   We are proud of our reputation as an inclusive, friendly and welcoming school.

 

We strongly value our partnerships with parents and aspire to involve you in your child’s education and development. 

 

Willowcroft is run by a Board of Directors who work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure that your children get the education they deserve. We set the school's strategic direction, policies, objectives and budget as well as challenging and supporting the Headteacher to raise standards.

 

All of the schools Directors are proud of the school, the teachers, support staff and the pupils who make excellent progress while they are at the school.

 

The Directors attend parents evenings and many other school events so please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any concerns we can help with.

 

Paul Rushton

Chair

 

 

Academy Schools are run by a Board of Directors, previously known as the Governing Body. Directors work with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to ensure the children get a good education.

 

The governing body  is responsible for ensuring that the school it is run to promote children’s achievement.

Its duties include:

 

  • setting strategic direction, policies and objectives
  • approving the school budget
  • reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • appointing, challenging and supporting the Headteacher

 

The Board of Directors /Governing Body of Willowcroft Academy Trust is made up of 13 members, they include:

  • parent governors (elected by parents)
  • staff representatives (elected by school staff)
  • community governors (members of the local community appointed by the governing body)

                                                               

 

 
 
  • Paul Rushton (Parent Governor) Chair of Governors
   
  • Malcolm Wright (Community Governor)  Vice Chair of Governors
  • Jane Hemery (Staff Governor) Headteacher      
  • Gillian Gardiner (Staff Governor)
  • Amanda Doy (Staff Governor)
  • Richard Williams (Parent Governor)
  • Manojk Krishnamoorthy (Parent Governor)
  • Amy Slennett (Community Governor)
  • Simon Clarke (Community Governor)
  • Ellen Reeve (Parent Governor)
  • Mocky Khan (Parent Governor)
  • Jo Flanagan (Parent Governor)
  • Malcolm Edge (Community Governor)
  • Hannah Burke (Clerk to the Governors)

 

 

 

 

Governor Meeting Dates  
     

T1

Development Working Group - date to be agreed with members

Development Working Group

T1

Monday 25 September 2017 at 6:30pm

Finance & Resources Committee

T1

Monday 2 October 2017 at 6:00pm

Curriculum & Attainment Committee

T2

Friday 20 November 2017 at 8:00am

Head Teacher PM

T2

Development Working Group - date to be agreed with members

Development Working Group

T2

Monday 4 December 2017 at 6:30pm

Governors Board Meeting

T3

Monday 29 January 2018 at 6:000pm to 6.25pm

Development Working Group

T3

Monday 29 January 2018 at 6:30pm

Finance & Resources Committee

T3

 Monday 5 February 2018 at 6:00pm

Curriculum & Attainment Committee

T4

Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 9:00am to 3:30pm

Governors Day

T4

Monday 19 March 2018 at 6:30pm

Governors Board Meeting

T4

Friday 23 March at 8:00am

Head Teacher PM

T5

Monday 30 April 2018 at 6:000pm to 6.25pm

Development Working Group

T5

Monday 30 April 2018

Finance & Resources Committee

T5

Monday 21 May 2018 at 6:00pm

Curriculum & Attainment Committee

T6

Monday 25 June 2018 at 6:30pm

Governors Board Meeting

T6

Friday 13 July 2018

Head Teachers Appraisal

     

Amy Sant Cassia is the Governor responsible for safeguarding.

 

Declaration of Interest 2017/18

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