Governance

GOVERNOR INFORMATION 2021-22

Winsford High Street Community Primary School is a local authority maintained school with a governing board that comprises:

  • Head Teacher
  • Local Authority Governor (Co-opted)
  • Up to 7 co-opted governors appointed by the Board
  • Up to 2 Parent Governors elected by parents, or in the absence of sufficient nominations appointed from the parent body by the Board
  • 1 elected staff governor

In addition, the Board can appoint Associate Governors with no voting rights.

The role of the Governing Board is:

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • To hold the Headtecaher to account for the educational performance of the schools and its pupils and the performance management of staff;
  • To oversee the financial performance of the school and ensure its money is well spent;
  • To ensure and enable parental engagement, and to engage with other key stakeholders in the community.

The governing board meets at least once each term with additional meetings of its committees. The board has two main committees:

  • Buildings and environment committee
  • Resources committee

If you are interested in becoming a co-opted governor, please email in the first instance to admin@highstreet.cheshire.sch.uk 

Governor Details and Business Interests

 

NAME

CATEGORY OF GOVERNOR

ROLE

TERM OF OFFICE BEGAN

TERM OF OFFICE ENDS

Appointed by

Pecuniary

Interests

Links to other establishments

Mike Whitaker

LA / Co-opted

Chair

Re-elected 07/2019

07/2023

LA / FGB 

 None

None

Philip Anderson

Co-opted

Chair of Environment Committee

Health & Safety

10/2017

10/2021

 FGB

 None

 

 None

Mike Fox

Co-opted

 

28/02/2022

27/02/2026

Co-opted by governors

Details awaited

Details awaited

Mark Joule

Staff

Headteacher

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

Yvette Lockhart

Co-opted

 

28/02/2022

27/02/2026

Co-opted by governors

Details awaited

Details awaited

Caroline Lowe

Co-opted Staff

 

Reappointed 09/05/2022

08/05/2026

Staff 

 

 

Andrew Morley

Co-opted

 

Re-appointed 09/05/2022

08/05/2026

Governors 

 

 

Nathan Ollier

Parent

 

10/2018

10/2022

Parents 

 

 

Rachel Saunders

Parent

 

09/05/2022

08/05/2026

Board 

 

 

Christine Rose

Co-opted

Vice-Chair

Safeguarding Governor

 

Re-appointed 09/05/2022

08/05/2026

 Governors

None 

Governor at St Josephs Catholic Primary, Winsford

David Stott

Co-opted

 

02/2020

02/2024

Governors 

Partner is member of staff at school

None 

Ryan Allen

Staff

 

9/2021

09/2025

Staff 

Staff at school 

 

Julie Griffiths

Associate Governor (no voting rights)

 

06/12/2021

 

Governors

Staff at school

Governor at Manor Park Primary Academy, Knutsford

Kirsty Kelshaw

Parent Governor

resigned 01/02/2022

 

November 2018

 

Parents

None

 

Christine Anderson

Co-opted Governor resigned December 2021

Chair

 

 

Governors

Daughter is staff at school

 

 

Governor Attendance at Full Board Meetings 2020-21

 

NAME

AUTUMN TERM

SPRING TERM

SUMMER TERM

 

1

2

1

2

1

2

 

 

 

8/2 

29/3 

             11/5                         

Mr M Joule 

 Y  Y

Y

Mrs C Anderson  

 Y

 Y

Y

Y

Mrs C Lowe 

 Y

 Y

Y

Mrs C Abbott 

 Y

 Y

Y

Mrs C Rose 

 Y

 Y

A

Mr P Anderson 

 Y

 Y

Y

Mr A Morley 

 Y

 Y

A

Y

Mr M Whitaker 

 Y

 Y

Y

Mrs W Williams 

 Y

 Y

Y

Mrs K Kelshaw 

 Y

 Y

N

Y

Mr N Ollier 

 Y  Y

Y

Mr D Stott 

 Y  Y

Y

Key

Y

Attended meeting

A

Apologies sent and accepted by meeting

N

Did not attend

***

Not a member of the Governing Board

!!!

No longer on the Governing Board

X

Suspended/Disqualified

 

Committees

The Governing Body of Winsford High Street Primary School has two main committees:

  • Resources
  • Buildings and environment
Resources Committee Buildings and Environment Committee
Mike Whitaker (Chair) Phil Anderson (Chair)
Mark Joule (Headteacher) Mark Joule (Headteacher)
Caroline Lowe Chris Rose
Chris Rose Andrew Morley
Nathan Ollier David Stott
Rachel Saunders Ryan Allen
Julie Griffiths (Associate) Yvette Lockhart
  Julie Griffiths (Associate)

 

 

 

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