Local Governing Body

Meet the Governors

Excellent governance in itself cannot directly improve the quality of teaching or overcome other problems within schools; this is the province of the Head Teacher and professional staff. However, by appropriate challenge and focus on the key issues that restrict improvement, the governing body can identify potential difficulties and ensure that corrective action is put in place. We hope by reading the minutes above you will agree this is exactly what the Governors at our school undertake.

In addition you can also view information about our Local Governing Body and school on the Government website by following the link below:

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/Establishments/Establishment/Details/143451

 

 

Peter Steadman

Governor (Chair)

 

Nigel Simpson

Governor (V.Chair)

 

Kate Hope

Head Teacher

 

Julie Clift

Governor (Co-opted)

Rosie Baldock

Governor (Co-opted)

David Longley

Governor (Co-opted)

 

 

 

Tracy Draper

Governor (co-opted)

Tricia Campbell.jpg

Tricia Campbell

Governor (co-opted)

Nicky Fallon

Associate Governor

Jayne Miller

Governor (Staff)

 

 

 

VACANCY

Govenor (parent)

 

 

 

Diary Dates

The Local Governing Body dates for the academic year 2021-22 are:

Autumn               9th Nov 2021 at 8am                        Pay Committee

Autumn               16th Nov 2021 At 8am                     Full LGB

Spring                   1st Mar 2022 at 8am                        Full LGB

Spring                   26th Apr 2022 at 8am                      Audit & Risk

Summer               21st June 2022 at 8am                     Full LGB

Summer               5th July 2022 at 8am                        Audit & Risk

 

Governors

All members of the Local Governing Body of Woodfield Primary School are appointed for 4 years, unless otherwise stated.  The Local Governing Body is made up as follows:-

 

Local Governing Body Sep 2021 – Aug 2022

 

Name of Chair

Date of appointment

 

Date of Resignation

Peter Steadman

14.12.2016

 

 

Name of Vice Chair

Date of appointment

 

Date of Resignation

Nigel Simpson

21.01.2014

 

 

 

 

Local Governing Body Sep 2021 – Aug 2022

 

Name

Appointed by:

Governor Board

Elected by school staff

Elected by parents

Category of Governor

Governor, Staff, parent

 

Term of Office

From

Term of Office

To

Date of Resignation

Peter Steadman

Governor Board

Governor

14.12.2016

31.08.2022

 

 

Nigel Simpson

Parents

Parent Governor

21.01.2014

12.08.2022

 

 

Rosie Baldock

Governor Board

Governor

01.09.2016

31.08.2024

 

 

Julie Clift

Governor Board

Governor

20.01.2014

20.01.2024

 

David Longley

Governor Board

Governor

04.03.2019

04.03.2023

 

Tracy Draper

Governor Board

Governor

16.11.2021

15.11.2025

 

Tricia Campbell

Governor Board

Governor

16.11.2021

15.11.2025

 

Kate Hope

School

Head Teacher

01.09.2019

Defacto

 

Jayne Miller

School staff

Staff Governor

13.11.2019

12.11.2023

 

 

Governors who have resigned over the last 12 months. Sep 2020 to Aug 2021

 

Name

Appointed by

Category of Governor

Term of Office

From

Term of Office

To

Date of Resignation

John Davis

Governor Board

Governor

27.11.2018

22.06.2021

22.06.2021

 

Nicky Harding

Parents

Parent Governor

04.03.2019

09.03.2021

09.03.2021

 

 

Declarations of Interest (to include governance roles in other educational institutions) Sep 2021 – Aug 2022

Governors

Entity (Company)

Nature

(i.e, Director, employee, governor etc)

Notes

From

To

Peter Steadman

(Chair)

Salex HR Ltd

Pioneers Academy Community Trust

Advanced HR

Director

Chair of Govs

Sub-contractor

None

01.09.2021

31.08.2022

 

Nigel Simpson

(Vice-Chair)

Cristal Care

Royal Airforce Cadets

Team Leader

Sergeant

Mrs T Simpson (wife) employed as MSA at Woodfield Primary School

01.09.2021

31.08.2022

 

Tracy Draper

(Co-opted)

DMBC

Team Manager & Pupil Welfare Service

None

01.09.2021

31.08.2022

 

Patricia Campbell CBE

(Co-opted)

None

None

None

01.09.2021

31.08.2022

 

Rosie

Baldock

(Co-opted)

None

None

Link Tutor and Mentor, Retired Head Teacher

01.09.2021

31.08.2022

 

Julie Clift

(Co-opted)

None

None

None

01.09.2021

31.08.22

David Longley

(Co-opted)

Crooksbroom Academy

Head Teacher

None

01.09.2021

 

Kate Hope

(Head Teacher)

Woodfield Primary School

Lakeside Primary School

Head Teacher

Vice Chair of Governors

Mrs M Wharton (Mother) Governor of St Oswalds CofE Primary

01.09.2021

 

Jayne Miller

(Staff)

Woodfield Primary School

Assistant Head

Mr M Miller (Husband) Managing Director of Raceway Builders Ltd

Mr T Wood (Brother-in-law) Site Manager at Crowle Primary who are part of The Rose Learning Trust

   

 

 

 

Committee Membership

Information relating to LGB Committee Membership for this academic year can be accessed by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.

 

Register of Governors Interests

Attendance Register

It should be noted that the Governors Attendance Register is a working document and is updated and uploaded to this website regularly

Attendance Record (Sep 2021 to August 2022)

Code

Y

Attended

N

Apologies Accepted

NA

Apologies not accepted

NS

Apologies not sent

N/A

Not required

 

Full Governing Board

Governors invited

Date of Meeting

Date of Meeting

Date of Meeting

Meetings Attended

 

Out of a possible

16.11.2021

01.03.2021

21.06.2021

Peter Steadman

 Y

 

 

 1

3

 

Nigel Simpson

N/A

 

 

 0

3

Rosie Baldock

 Y

 

 

 1

3

Julie

Clift

 Y

 

 

 1

3

David Longley

 Y

 

 

 1

3

Kate

Hope

 Y

 

 

 1

3

Jayne Miller

 Y

 

 

3

Tricia Campbell

Y

 

 

1

3

Tracy Draper

Y

 

 

1

3

 

Audit and Risk Meeting

Governors invited

Date of Meeting

26.04.2022

Date of Meeting

05.07.2022

Meetings Attended

 

Out of a possible

Peter

Steadman

 

 

 

2

 

Rosie

Baldock

 

 

 

2

Julie

Clift

 

 

 

2

Kate

Hope

 

 

 

2

Jayne

Miller

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

Pay Committee Meeting

Governors invited

Date of Meeting
09.11.2021

MeetingAttended

Out of a possible

Peter

Steadman

 Y

 1

1

 

Rosie

Baldock

 Y

 1

1

Julie

Clift

 Y

 1

1

Kate

Hope

 Y

 1

1

 

The Rose Learning Trust Governance Documents

To access the following Rose Learning Trust Governance Documents please click on the link below to transfer to The Rose Learning Trust webpage: www.theroselearningtrust.co.uk/governance-and-improvement/

Articles of Association

Funding Agreement

Scheme of Delegation

 

Contact the Chair of Governors

If you need to contact the Chair of Governors, Mr Peter Steadman please email admin@woodfield.doncaster.sch.uk and the School Business Manager and Responsible Officer, Jayne Miller will pass on the information or alternatively write to him at the school address with the envelope marked “Confidential FAO Mr P Steadman, Chair of Governors”

Trust Financial Information

https://www.roselearning.co.uk/page/financial-information/60962

 

Academy Governance

https://www.roselearning.co.uk/page/governance-and-improvement/60960

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