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Drighlington Primary School

Nurturing, supporting, believing, achieving!

Moorland Road, Bradford
West Yorkshire, BD11 1JY

01132853000

info@drighlingtonprimary.org.uk

Headteacher: Mrs Sue Jackson

  1. Welcome to Our School
  2. About Our School
  3. Governors

  

The 3 core strategic functions of the Governing Body of Drighlington Primary School are:

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • To hold the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils;
  • To oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

Governance Structure

The constitution of the Governing Body of Drighlington Primary School is made up as follows:

  • 1 Head Teacher
  • 2 Parent Governors appointed by ballot of the parents at the school
  • 1 Local Authority Governor appointed by the Local Authority
  • 1 Staff Governor appointed by ballot of the staff
  • 8 Co-opted Governors who are appointed by the Governing Body and are people who, in the opinion of the Governing Body, have the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school.

 

The school does not publish personal contact details for Governors. To contact a Governor, please send a letter to the school, marked "for the attention of... “or email info@drighlingtonprimary.org.uk and it will be passed onto the named Governor.

How to become a Governor:

If you are interested in becoming a Governor, please contact the Head Teacher or Chair of Governors to discuss any special skills that you may be able to provide to support and strengthen the Governing Body. You may do this in writing, email info@drighlingtonprimary.org.uk or by telephone using the contact details provided at the top left hand section of each page on the website. We look forward to hearing from you! 

 

Name

Appointed by

Date of appointment

Posts held

Relevant business and pecuniary interests

October 2018

Rachel Dolman

Elected by Parents

5/12/2017

Child Protection

Children Looked After

None

John Feaster

Elected by Parents

12/11/2015

Financial Data

Sports Premium

UKS2 Link

None

 

Natalie Felton

 Chair of GB

 

Appointed by LA

08/11/2017

Complaints

Leadership Link

LKS2 Link

None

Lisa Harrison

Co-opted by GB

18/7/2108

Performance Data

Pupil progress

None

Neil Hope-Collins

Observer

21/5/2018

 

National Leader of Governance

Steve Housden

Co-opted by GB

17/10/2017

Pupil Premium

Health & Safety

KS1 Link

None

Sue Jackson

Head Teacher

1/4/2004

Head Teacher

Head Teacher

John Kehoe

Elected by school staff

8/2/2018

Attendance

Equalities and Anti Bullying

Site Manager

Sue Roberts

Vice Chair

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

SEND

Early Years

Training

Induction

EYFS Link

None

 Governors who have resigned in the last 12 months

Name

Appointed by

Date of appointment

Date stepped down

Esme Brooke

Co-opted by GB

8/2/2018

6/2018

Sarah Cole

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

2/2018

Kathryn Farrington

Elected by school staff

20/1/2016

11/2017

Andy Geldard

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

 

12/2017

Hillary Holmes

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

11/2017

Lena Matthews

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

7/2018

Mark Roper

Co-opted by GB

18/6/2015

11/2017

Tracey Taylor

Co-opted by GB

17/10/2017

7/2018

Alison Vertigans

Elected by school staff

8/11/2017

1/2018