What do we do?
The Governors empower Shepherd Primary School in supporting and challenging its pupils to achieve in all aspects of life, by providing an inspirational learning experience in a stimulating environment.
We work with the Head Teacher, to steer Shepherd Primary School in the right direction, to aim for the highest standards for all children in all aspects of their time in school.
Please read our latest newsletter here.
Who is on the Governing Body?
- LEA Governors
- Parent Governors
- The Headteacher
- Staff Governors
- Co-opted Governors
What are the Governors responsible for?
- School Improvement Committee: making sure the curriculum is broad and balanced and setting targets for pupil achievement
- Resources Committee: to approve and monitor the spending of the school budget; to oversee the employment of all those who work in the school and the safeguarding of children; responsible for the school site and buildings, including all aspects of Health and Safety
Details of the Governing Body is shown below
|Name||Category||Appointing Body||Term of office||Detail positions of responsibility||Relevant business interests||School Improvement Committee||Resources Committee|
|Claire Foad||Head Teacher||N/A||Ongoing||Headteacher of Shepherd Primary School||None||Yes||Yes|
|Rebecca Whiteman||Co-opted Governor||Governing Body||01/09/14 to 31/08/18||Deputy Head of Shepherd Primary School||None||Yes||Yes|
|Richard Booth||Co-opted Governor||Governing Body||01/09/14 to 31/8/18||Chair of Resources Committee||Headteacher of a local secondary academy||Chair|
|Tony Humphreys||Co-opted Governor||Governing Body||01/09/14 to 31/08/18||None||Yes|
|Diana Barber||Co-opted Governor||Governing Body||09/09/15 to 08/09/19||Local Councillor for TRDC||Yes||Yes|
|Oliver Parvin||Parent Governor||Parents||13/02/15 to 12/02/19||Chair of Governors||Wife is Chair of the PTA||Yes||Yes|
|Sarah McAllister||Parent Governor||Parents||23/03/16 to 22/03/20||Chair of School Improvement Comittee||None||Chair|
|Moiz Ebrahim||Parent Governor||Parents||23/03/16 to 22/03/20||Vice Chair of Governors||None||Yes|
|Padmini Naicker||Parent Governor||Parents||07/12/16 to 06/12/20||None|
|James Newman||Parent Governor||Parents||07/12/16 to 06/12/20||None|
|Sarah Freuchen||Staff Governor||Staff||09/02/2017 to 08/02/2021||SENCo at Shepherd Primary School||None|
|Andrew Charter||Co-opted Governor||Governing Body||23/03/2017 to 31/08/2018||Class Teacher at Shepherd Primary School||None|
|Becky Workman||Ex-Staff Governor||Staff||to 31/12/16||n/a||n/a|
|Gavin Booth||Ex-Parent Governor||Parents||to 09/11/16||n/a||n/a|
|Puja Poojara||Ex-LEA Governor||Governing Body||to 14/09/16||n/a||n/a|
|Richard Sutton||Ex-Parent Governor||Parents||to 27/02/16||n/a||n/a|
Agendas and minutes for all governing body meetings are available on request.
Please contact the Chair of Governors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see attendance for meetings, please click here.