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Governing Body Information 

Date of the next meeting

16th October 2018

Structure and remit of the Governing Body

The Governing Body has the overall responsibility, under the Education Act 2002, for the conduct of the school, for promoting high standards of educational achievement, and for ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction. The Headteacher is accountable to the Governing Body for the internal organisation, management and control, and the educational performance of the school and its students. The governing body has responsibility for the appointment of all staff but has delegated this to the Headteacher for all staff other than Deputy Headteacher.

Governors are responsible for overseeing the financial performance of the school, making sure its money is well spent, and ensuring that there is an effective and appropriate system of financial and management controls. The Governing Body has delegated the day to day responsibility to the Headteacher for implementing effective management systems, including financial monitoring and control systems, and for ensuring that the systems conform with good financial management practices and with the finance regulations of Northamptonshire County Council.

Full details of the current governing body are shown below.

Committee structure

Pay and personnel - responsible for overseeing staffing resources and members of this committee are responsible for Headteacher performance management. 

Appeals - responsible for conducting appeals related to all aspects of school life

Admissions - responsible for the oversight and review of the admissions criteria

Other committees will be formed as required - for example for the purpose of considering pupil exclusions

The Governing Body have appointed 3 responsible officers whose role is to conduct termly audits which are reported back to the full Governing Body (FGB). In addition the FGB receive financial reports at each meeting. 

All other business including health and safety and curriculum and standards is overseen by the FGB. 

Chairs of committees will be appointed at the first committee meeting of each academic year.

Governors attendance at meetings academic year 2017/2018

Instrument of Government

Please click here to view the Instrument of Goverment (Constitution)

Contacting the governing body

clerk@millbrook-inf.northants.sch.uk

Governor Vacancies

We have no Governor vacancies at present

Governing Body Membership and roles/responsibilities

Full Name

Appointed

End of term

Appointing Body

Type of Governor

Role

Register of Business and Pecuniary Interest

Voting rights

Committee responsibilities*

Other responsibilities

Tina Adams

11/06/2018

11/06/2022

Staff

Staff

 

None

Full

Admissions

 

Fiona Brown

01/09/2017

01/09/2021

GB

Co-Opted

 

None

Full

Admissions

Staff wellbeing

Ansa Herring

02/10/2009

Never

GB

Clerk

 

None

None

 

 

Pat Kelly

01/02/2010

Never

GB

Head

Ex-officio

None

Full

Pay and Personnel, Admissions

Safeguarding

Maralyn McLennan

19/09/2018

19/09/2022

GB

Partnership

 

Chair of Governors

None

Full

Pay and Personnel

Appeals

Safeguarding

HT Performance Management

Stewart McLennan

01/09/2017

01/09/2021

GB

Co-opted

 

None

Full

 

Responsible officer

Dominic Peverell

10/10/2017

10/10/2021

Parents

Parent

 

None

Full

 

Appeals

 

Responsible officer

Sharon Pinson

02/05/2018

02/05/2022

GB

Partnership

 

None

Full

Pay and Personnel (advisory only, no voting rights)

Admissions (advisory only, no voting rights)

 

Rebecca Szoltysek

21/02/2018

21/02/2022

Parents

Parent

 

Vice Chair of Governors

None

Full

Pay and Personnel

Staff wellbeing

HT Performance Management

Wendy Thorne

19/09/2018

19/09/2019

GB

Associate

 

None

None

 

 

Julia Ward

01/09/2017

01/09/2021

GB

Co-Opted

 

None

Full

Pay and Personnel

Responsible officer

SEND

LAC/Post LAC

HT Performance Management

Ian Wilson

19/06/2016

19/06/2020

LA

LA

 

None

Full

Admissions

Appeals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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