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Meet The Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

The Governing Body consists of twelve governors, made up as follows:

 

 Name                                    Governing Role                       Committee                                 Length of service

Mrs Janet CullinaneChair of Governing Body         HR and Finance                             20 years 
Mr Martin BiermannVice Chair of Governing Body HR                                                  20 years 
Ms Jules RogersHeadteacher                            HR, Finance and Curriculum          7 years              
   
VacancyCo-opted Governor                                              
Mrs Katy DalyParent Governor                       HR                                                3 years 
Mrs Aileen BrownCo-opted Governor                  HR & Curriculum                         3 years 
Mrs Helen Worgan

Co-opted Governor                  Finance & Curriculum                  3 years

 
Mrs Rebecca OsborneStaff Governor                          Curriculum                                   8 years 
Mrs Jo GilhamParent Governor                       Finance                                        2 years  
Mrs Claire GoldingCo-opted Governor                  Curriculum                                   1 year 
Mr Matt DooleyCo-opted Governor                  Finance                                        less than 1 year 
Mrs Alyson LaneCo-opted Governor                  Finance                                        less than 1 year 
Mrs Aileen BrownSafeguarding Governor 
Mrs Jo Gilham Health and Safety Governor 
Mrs Alyson LaneSEND and LAC Governor  
Mrs Helen WorganPupil Premium Governor 
Mrs Janet CullinaneWellbeing Governor 
Mrs Debbie RobinsonClerk to the Governing Body    FGB, Finance                                4 years 

Governors hold the school to account in many ways to ensure your child has a very good learning journey whilst being at the school.

Governors hold the Leadership Team to account by reviewing every term the progress rates of all children at year group level and also by monitoring children by conducting Learning Walks with the Leadership Team to check if they are reaching age expected expectations. They ask questions like - has every child in the subject made progress? If not, what is being done to move the children forward? As a school, we have also set ourselves an ongoing target of being in the top 25% of schools nationally at Key Stage 2 so we ensure children are being stretched and challenged. Governors also monitor Boys' attainment compared to Girls to ensure our curriculum is balanced and monitor any children with special needs or have English as an Additional Language to ensure their needs are met and that they too make good progress. They also evaluate intervention strategies to support children with moving forward. Governors track termly trends to ensure progress is on track throughout the school.

Governors perform specific roles, for instance be a lead on Safeguarding, SEND, Wellbeing, Curriculum, Finance, Human Resources,  Health and Safety and Attainment and Progress. Each Lead Governor meets on a termly basis with the person who leads an area for development in school (Teacher Team Leader, Leadership Team or Business Manager) so that we ensure what the Leadership Team is telling us, is actually what happens operationally. This also gives Governors a great insight to resource needs and helps with planning and challenge for resources as well as overall development. It also gives the opportunity to build strong relationships with the school team.

Finally, Governors pay for an Education Advisor from Hampshire LA, known as our Lead Learning Partner to come and observe our teaching and validate our academic priorities. We want to ensure that our understanding of our school is validated by an external fresh set of eyes, at least two times a year. This again, gives the Leadership Team a professional challenge. As Governors, we also attend regular professional development to ensure their knowledge is in line with policy and best practise.

They are lucky enough to share with the children; excursions, open days and sessions, assemblies, time in class and just being stopped in school to be told of an achievement whilst they are in reviewing policies and carrying out their roles. Being a Governor is a privilege at Great Binfields Primary School. Parent Governors are regularly on the playground and should you wish to speak with the Chair of the Governing Body please ask at reception and an appointment can be made.

Click on this hyperlink: https://www.hants.gov.uk/educationandlearning/governors for Hampshire Governor Services.

GBP Governors Annual Statement and Impact Report 2020-2021 (last academic year)

Governor Attendance Records

Register of Pecuniary Interests


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