The governing body of Stock C of E Primary School has 10 members, plus the head teacher and deputy head teacher. These governors include:

  • Head teacher
  • Deputy Head teacher
  • Parent governors x 3 (elected by the parent body)
  • LA governor x 1 (appointed by the Local Authority)
  • Staff governor x 1 (elected by the teaching staff)
  • Co-opted governor x 2 (appointed)
  • Foundation Governors x 3 (appointed)

The Role of the Governing Body

The role of the governing body at Stock C of E Primary School is to:

  • Provide a strategic direction for the school;
  • Act as a critical friend to the head teacher;
  • Ensure accountability.

It has a responsibility for seeing that the school is run effectively and promotes high standards of educational achievement for all its pupils. The governors’ role is to take a strategic view, and work in partnership with Alina Clay (Headteacher) and her staff team. Their work includes, amongst other things, determining priorities as identified in the School Improvement Plan and ensuring an appropriate budget is set.  In addition governors help review policies by evaluating their impact, ensuring the effectiveness of safeguarding and health and safety; assisting with appointments to the staff team and evaluating the school’s performance.

The current board members are:

Mr S Browne Chair of Governers (CO)
Mr PJ Carter Vice Chair of Governors (LA)
Mr M Threadgold Vice Chair of Governors (P)
Mrs R Hill (F)
Rev S Need (F)
Mrs K Phillips (P)
Mrs A Price (S)
Ms J Oldfield (P)
Mrs J Sabine (F)
Mrs A Tully (CO)
Mrs S Waring Clerk to Governors

L = Local Authority
S = Staff Governor
F = Foundation
Co =Co-opted
C = Community
A = Associate Governor
P = Parent Governor

Information about our Governors 2021-22
Name Attendance at Governor Meetings

 

2021-2022

Areas of Responsibility

Details of any relevant business interests and any other educational establishments that this governor has involvement with

[Details of any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff (e.g. spouses, partners, close relatives)]

Date of appointment and Term of Office Type of Governor and appointing office
Alina Clay 1/1  

Head teacher at Stock C of E Primary School

[none]

01.09.2013

Head Teacher

 

Ex Officio

Shaun Browne

 

Chair

1/1

Chair of Governors

Chair of Pay Committee

Training Link Governor

HT Performance Review

Internal Control Evaluation Review

Finance

Behaviour

PE

Accountant

 

Financial training worldwide.

Small Business Advisor – growth specialist

Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

 

[none]

07.03.2020

to 

07.03.2024

Co opted

Elected by Governors

Peter John

 

Carter

Vice Chair

0/1 Vice Chair of Governors

 

Health & Safety Risk assessment

HT Performance management

Science

Lead Exams Invigilator (part time) at St Martins, Hutton.

 

Consultant  Photogrammetrist

Semi-retired

[none]

31.08.2018

to

31.08.2022

Local Authority

 

Governor

Mark Threadgold

 

Deputy Chair

1/1 SEN (Special Educational Needs)

 

ICT

I have 2 daughters, one in our school – Year 4.

I became a governor because my 2 daughters are lucky to attend this successful school in our lovely village. I am keen to understand what it takes to continue to run a successful school and if possible contribute to its future.

I work in Cyber Security/IT Risk Management for UBS  (Swiss Bank)

I can bring my skills in risk management, auditing and ICT to the governing body.

[none]

05.12.2017

to

05.12.2021

Parent Governor

 

Elected by parents

Ann Tully 1/1 Health and Safety

Learning Support Assistant at Stock Church of England Primary School

[none]

28.02.2019

to 

28.02.2023

Co opted
Judith Sabine 1/1 Literacy

 

Safeguarding

 

31.10.2017

to

31.10.2021

Foundation

 

Governor DBE

Rev Stephen Need 1/1 Religious Education

 

Collective Worship

Priest in Charge at All Saints Church.

01.05.2011

Foundation Ex Officio
Rachel Hill 1/1 Art

 

RE

SEN

Church School link

Children attended the school.

 

Parishioner of All Saints Church

No business involvement

[none]

06.12.2020

to 

06.12.2024

Foundation

 

Governor PCC

           
Kerry Phillips 1/1 EYFS

 

History/Geography

Data

I have 2 daughters in school – Year 2 and Year 4.

 

I became a governor to play a part in providing a meaningful and enjoyable education for my children and their peers. To help to ensure that the school is delivering against their strategic plan.

I have 15 years’ experience within the banking industry. Most recently I was part of the strategy team within one of the UK’s leading banks, ensuring that the business was performing against its strategic plan.

I can bring my skills in project management, strategic thinking, data analysis to the governing body.

[none]

05.12.2017

to 

05.12.2021

Parent Governor

 

Elected by parents

Joanne Oldfield 1/1

Maths

Geography

Governors section of Website

I have a daughter in Year 4.  I work as both Maths Teacher and Land Surveyor.

I am Treasurer of Stock

Pre-School Committee.

[none]

24.11.2020

to

24.11.2024

Parent

 

Elected by Parents

Alison Price 1/1  

Year 2 Teacher at Stock Church of England Primary School

[none]

20.09.2018

to 

20.09.2022

Staff Governor

 

Staff Body

Steve Whyman 0/1   Deputy head at Stock Church of England Primary School

01.01.2014

Observer

 

By Invitation