Governors

Christ Church School, like all church primary schools, is run by a board of local people including representatives of the church, Local Education Authority (LEA), staff and parents.

The principal aim of the Governing Body is to ensure the school provides its children with a safe environment in which to learn and which helps them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Working closely with the Head and Senior Leadership Team, the Governing Body is responsible for:
• Overseeing the direction and development of the school
• Contributing to whole school strategy, using school information and data
• Setting the budget and monitoring expenditure
• Monitoring standards
• The scrutiny and development of policies and procedures

The Governing Body meet twice a term for approximately two hours and some governors sit on one of the various committees that meet more regularly throughout the term. These committees include:

  • Finance and General Purpose
  • Data and Curriculum
  • Community and School

Governors regularly visit the school and they have provided workshops, run after-school clubs and liased with teaching staff about curriculum subjects.

To view our Instrument of Governance, please click here.

The current list of governors and their additional responsibilities is as follows:

Governor Category Additional responsibilities Relevant business interests* Personal relationship with members of school staff Start of term of office End of term of office
Father Colin Coppen Ex-offico     None N/A N/A
Henry Long LDBS     None 30/11/14 01/12/18
Rev. Charlotte Bradley LDBS Early Years   None 06/07/15 07/07/19
Frances Lees LDBS Finance Committee member   None 25/01/17 26/01/21
Anita Thomas Deanery Synod Data and Curriculum Committee Member Owner of Green Cottage (used by JAM club) None 04/10/17 05/10/21
Carol Moy Deanery Synod

Vice Chair of Governors

Chair of Community Committee

  None 01/12/14 02/12/18
Julie Nichols PCC

Parents in Partnership

School and Community Committee member

  None 23/10/14 24/10/18
Joanne Brewer PCC

Chair of Financy Committee

Parents in Partnership

  None 15/10/13 16/10/17
Gill Green LA

Chair of Governors

  None 04/09/14 05/09/18
Carol Walters Parent Chair of Data and Curriculum Committee   None 04/10/17 05/10/21
Clare Healy Parent School and community committee member   None 04/10/17 05/10/21
Paula Walker Ex-offico Headteacher   None N/A N/A
Amy Stroud Staff Data and Curriculum Committee member   None 01/07/14 02/07/18
Denise Cooper Invited Observer     None    
Fatima Syed Co-opted     None 01/01/15 02/01/19
Ex-Governors
Simon Walsh LDBS Ex-Chair of Governors   None 31/07/10 01/08/14
Father Martin Poole Ex-offico     None N/A N/A
Ekie Wong PCC     None 18/11/10 19/11/14
Rev. William Gulliford Ex-offico     None N/A N/A
Rev. Ian King Brown Deanery Synod     None 25/03/14 26/03/18

*Interests that could present a conflict of interest, including whether a Governor at another school.

To view more detailed information about past and present Governors, including their attendance at meetings, please click here for 2016-2017 and here for 2017-2018.

Dates of the next meetings:

  • Full Governing Body: Wednesday 24th January
  • Data and Curriculum Committee: Tuesday 16th January 2018
  • Community Committee: TBC
  • Finance and General Purpose Committee: TBC

If you would like to contact the Governing Body, would like to see a copy of the non-confidential minutes or are interested in becoming a Governor, please do so by email using the school admin account: admin@cchurchnw1.camden.sch.uk

 
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