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St Martin's Primary School

Dewbridge Federation
(Governing Board of Marlbrook, St Martin’s and Little Dewchurch)

The school are maintained schools and are a formal federation. The governing body is constituted as follows: 

  1. 1 Executive Headteacher
  2. 2 Parents
  1. 2 Heads of School
  2. 1 staff
  3. 2 Foundation
  4. 3 co-opted
  5. 1 local authority

The three core strategic functions of Marlbrook, St Martin’s and Little Dewchurch Governing Body are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the School and its students
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure that its money is well spent.

Governors are also responsible for ensuring that the school meets statutory requirements.

The Governing Body has established one committee to which it delegates day to day responsibility for the financial oversight, including premises and staffing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marlbrook, St Martin’s and Little Dewchurch Governing Body (Dewbridge Federation)- Declarations of interest

Full Name of Governor/ Associate Member

Governor Type

Governor Position

Committees

Initial start date

Start date for current term

End date

Appointing body

Declared Interests

Andy Goode

LA

Chair of governors

Finance

02/07/16

27/04/22

27/04/26

LA

None

Joy Carroll

Co-opted

 

 

27/09/16

27/04/22

27/04/26

Board

None

Peter Houghton

Foundation

 

 

01/09/2018

17/05/22

16/05/23

Diocese

None

Nicola Hudson

Head of School (Little Dewchurch)

 

 

04/10/22

04/10/22

Ex officio

Ex officio

None

Sue Jenkins

Executive Headteacher

 

Finance

01/09/12

04/10/22

N/A

Ex officio

None

Mark Johnson

Foundation – Ex officio

 

 

02/11/22

02/11/22

02/11/26

Ex officio

TBC

Karen Morris

Co-opted

 

Finance - Chair

07/12/15

27/04/22

27/04/26

Board

Related to a member of staff
Employee of Herefordshire Council

Nina Purcell

Co-opted

 

Finance

27/04/22

27/04/22

27/04/26

Board

None

Sarah Rosser

Staff

 

 

01/09/20

01/09/20

01/09/24

Staff

None

Tim Wilson

Head of School (St Martin’s)

 

 

04/10/22

04/10/22

Ex officio

Ex officio

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avril Preece

Associate

 

Finance

13/09/16

13/09/20

Resigned February 2022

Board

None

Hillary Gauntlett-Small

Associate

 

 

01/10/18

01/10/18

27/04/22

Board

None

Irene Goodman

Foundation

 

 

25/03/18

27/04/22

Resigned 04/10/22

Diocese

None

Tracey Kneale

CEO

 

All

N/A

N/A

N/A

Ex officio – according to new instrument CEO becomes attendee but not a governor

None

Michelle Lewis

Staff

 

 

10/10/18

10/10/18

Resigned 10/04/22

Staff

None

Lyndsey Francis

Parent

 

Finance

29/06/16

29/06/20

Resigned 14/12/22

Parents

None

 

Governor attendance 2021/22

 √  Present

A  Apologies

X  Absent

 

The Governing Body

Meeting Date

Sept 21

Nov 21

April 22

Strategy meeting

July 22

Total Meetings

Andy Goode

 

A

 

 

 

4/5

Joy Carroll

 

 

 

A

A

3/5

Lyndsey Francis

 

A

 

A

A

2/5

Peter Houghton

 

 

 

 

 

5/5

Sue Jenkins

 

 

 

 

 

5/5

Karen Morris

 

 

 

 

A

4/5

Nina Purcell

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

2/2

Sarah Rosser

 

 

A

A

A

2/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avril Preece

 

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

2/2

Hillary Gauntlett-Small

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

3/5

Irene Goodman

 

 

 

 

 

5/5

Tracey Kneale

 

 

 

 

 

5/5

Michelle Lewis

 

 

 

N/A

N/A

3/3

 

Finance Committee attendance 2021/22

Meeting Date

Sept 21

Nov 21

April 22

July 22

Total Meetings

Andy Goode

 

A

 

 

3/4

Lyndsey Francis

A

A

 

 

2/4

Sue Jenkins

 

 

 

 

4/4

Tracey Kneale

 

 

 

 

4/4

Karen Morris

 

 

 

A

3/4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avril Preece

 

 

N/A

N/A

2/2