Governor Information & Duties

The Governing Board of the Cledford Primary and Gainsborough Primary & Nursery School Federation play an important role in school. They are a hard working group of people with a variety of skills and backgrounds. They have a clear vision and share the same values, always striving for the very best for all pupils, parents and staff.

The Full Governing Board meets once a term. There are also sub-committees called the Resources Committee and the Teaching, Learning & Achievement Committee along with the Staff Apprasial & Pay Progression Committee. 

Click on the documents below to see the basic statutory governor information.

In the governor area under the 'Governor' tab there is much more information about the governing board including further details about who the governors are, their roles, what monitoring they have been doing and what they do at Gainsborough. 

 

The Governing Board of the Cledford Primary and Gainsborough Primary & Nursery School Federation are as follows:

 

Mrs Julie Sercombe  - Chair of Governing Board - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mrs Kate Birchall - Vice Chair of Governing Board - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mr David Abberley - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mr Chris Adlington - Staff Governor

Start date: 12th September 2017      End date: 11th September 2021

 

Mrs Jane Booth - Federation Headteacher

Start date: 1st September 2017

 

Mrs Kimberley Cairns - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mr Chris Coney - Co-opted Governor - Chair of Resources Committee 

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mrs Emma Higgins - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mr Kevin Froggatt - Local Authority Governor - Chair of Teaching, Learning & Achievment Committee

Start date: 1st September 2017      End date: 31st August 2021

 

Mr Barrie Richards - Co-opted Governor 

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Ms Polly Smith - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 14th September 2017      End date: 13th September 2021

 

Mrs Sharon Eustace - Parent Governor

Start date: 20th November 2017    End date: 19th November 2021

 

Mr Matthew Powell - Co-opted Governor

Start date: 30th November 2017    End date: 29th November 2021

 

Vacancy - Co-opted Governor

Parent Governor - Election in progess

 

Governors hold an important public office and their identify should be known to their school and wider communities. They should declare any relevant business and/or pecuniary interests. The governing board currently have some governors who have declared a pecuniary interest - this has been registered and recorded. Click on the file below to see the Pecuniary Interest Register. 

 

Click on the 'governor profiles' tab for futher information about our governors. 

 

The Governing Board, Leadership Team and school staff are firmly focused on ensuring that the pupils at Gainsborough Primary Nursery School achieve the best they can. For 2017-2018 there are five key priorities that we are working on:

KEY PRORITY 1: Leaders, including governors and middle leaders, are relentlessly focused on pupil progress and attainment.

KEY PRIORITY 2: All teaching and learning is at least consistently good across the school in order to improve outcomes for pupils and raise standards. 

KEY PRIORITY 3: Ensure attitudes to learning are consistently positive and have a significant impact on progress.

KEY PRIORITY 4: Pupils make strong progress towards meeting the expected attainment for their age.

KEY PRIORITY 5: Ensure that leadership of EYFS secures good progress for pupils from starting points that are well below expected standards and prepares them effectively for KS1

 

 

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