Meet the Governors
Prestbury St Mary’s Federation Governing Body
The Governing Body, made up of unpaid volunteers, is dedicated to developing the Federation of St Mary’s Infant and Prestbury St Mary’s Junior C of E Schools to provide the best possible education for all the pupils.
The members of the Governing Body are from a variety of backgrounds and actively oversee and contribute to the leadership of the Federation through the sometimes complex processes of strategic planning; challenging and supporting the Executive Headteacher and ensuring financial probity, whilst always representing the interests of the two schools and those within them.
The Governing body meets six times a year and, in order to help it in its work, has set up five committees, as follows:
- Curriculum Committee
- Vision and Ethos Committee
- Pay and Personnel Committee
- Finance and Premises Committee
- Admissions Committee
The committees meet regularly through the year and report back to the Governing Body on their findings and decisions.
|GOVERNOR MEMBERSHIP DETAILS 2020/21|
|Governor type||Name||Term of Office start||Term of Office end||Membership|
|Foundation 1||Michael Brick||01/09/2016||31/08/2024||V Chair|
|Foundation 2||David Crompton||01/09/2018||31/08/2022||M|
|Foundation 3||Carol Gunn||01/09/2016||31/08/2024||M|
|Foundation 4||Emma Hammond||01/09/2016||31/08/2024||M|
|Foundation 5||Julia Martin-Jones||01/09/2018||31/08/2022||M|
|Foundation 6 & ex-officio||Neil Penny||01/09/2016||31/08/2024||Chair|
|Foundation 7||Ruth Rudge||01/09/2018||31/08/2022||M|
|Foundation 8 & ex-officio||Fr Nicholas Bromfield||N/A||N/A||M|
|EHT & ex-officio||Matthew Fletcher||N/A||N/A||M|
Committees and Working Parties
|Curriculum Committee||Carol Gunn||Matt Fletcher, Ali Hopton, Neil Penny, Emma Hammond|
|Vision and Ethos Committee||Matt Fletcher, Ali Hopton, Emma Hammond, Michael Brick, Carol Gunn, Fr Nicholas Bromfield|
|Pay and Personnel Committee||Emma Hammond||Matt Fletcher, Ali Hopton, Neil Penny, Carol Gunn|
|Admissions Committee||Fiona Hall||Matt Fletcher, Fr Nicholas Bromfield, Neil Penny, Caroline Sexton|
|Safeguarding Monitoring Group||Matt Fletcher, Ali Hopton, Ruth Rudge,|
|Finance and Premises Committee||Michael Brick||Matt Fletcher, Neil Penny, Helen O'Connell, Rachael Gasher|
The Executive Head Teacher and Chair of Governors are ex-officio members of every committee. Other committees and working parties are set up as and when needed.
Full Governing Board minutes 2019-20
Meetings were suspended from March 2020 due to Covid-19. Governors continued to stay in touch with school remotely.
Full Governing Board minutes 2020-21
Governors with special responsibilities:
Safeguarding and Looked-after Children: Ruth Rudge
Executive Head Teacher's Performance Review: Neil Penny, Emma Hammond, Chris Rayers (Independent Advisor)
SIAMS, SMSC, Worship and RE : Carol Gunn