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Governors

Introduction

At Coopers Edge School there is capacity for 14 governors – one Local Authority governor agreed between the governing body and Gloucestershire County Council, one staff governor elected by the school staff, the head teacher, two parent governors who are elected by the school’s parent body; three foundation governors who are appointed by Coopers Edge Trust and six co-opted governors.

The key roles of the governing body are:

Full Governing Body

  • Clerk to Governors

    Mr Roger Slater 

  • LA Governors

    Vacancy

  • Foundation Governors

    Revd Mark Close

    Mr Sam Moody (Co-Chair)

    Vacancy

  • Staff Governors

    Mrs Carina Goodwin

  • Parent Governors

    Mr Dan Gittings

    Mr Kevin Smith

  • Co-opted Governors

    Mrs Isabel Ambrose

    Mr Joe Ambrose (C0-Chair)

    Mrs Caroline Freeman

    Mr Stuart Haseley-Nejrup

    Mrs Charlotte Mabbott-Quartley

    Mr William Meldrum

  • Head Teacher

    Mrs Keely Folker 

Standing Committees

  • Pay & Conditions Committee

    Mr Joe Ambrose

    Revd Mark Close

    Mr Sam Moody

  • Head Teacher's Performance Management Panel

    Mrs Isabel Ambrose

    Vacancy

     

Governors' Details

Isabel Ambrose

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

17/07/2020

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Headteacher's Performanace Management Panel; Inclusion; Safeguarding & Child Protection;

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Employed by the Greenshaw Trust

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

Married to fellow governor, Joe Ambrose

 

Joe Ambrose

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

09/07/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Co-Chair of Governors; Pay & Conditions Committee; Curriculum Leadership; Pupil Premium

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Employed by the Greenshaw Trust

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

Married to fellow governor, Isabel Ambrose

 

Brenda Bentley

Category of Governor:

Local Authority Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

01/12/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Nominated by Gloucester County Council and appointed by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities: 

Early Years

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Member of the Hucclecote Parish Council

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

N/A

 

Mark Close

Category of Governor:

Foundation Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

26/06/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Coopers Edge Trust

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Pay & Conditions Committee; Religious Education; Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Education

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Priest in Charge of St Philip and St James' Church, Hucclecote

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

Keely Folker

Category of Governor:

Headteacher

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

01/09/2011 - Ex Officio

Appointed/Elected by:

Ex Officio

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

N/A

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

None

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

Caroline Freeman

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

10/12/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Geography and History;  

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Employee of the School

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

Dan Gittings

Category of Governor:

Parent Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

11/10/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Elected by parents

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

TBA

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Parent of child or children attending the School

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

Carina Goodwin

Category of Governor:

Staff Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

17/09/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Staff at the School

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

N/A

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Assistant Headteacher of Coopers Edge School

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

Stuart Haseley-Nejrup

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

12/07/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

TBC

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

N/A

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

Parent governor at Churchdown Village Infant School

 

Charlotte Mabbott-Quartey

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

18/10/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Finance;

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Parent of child or childrfen attending the school

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

N/A|

 

 

William Meldrum

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

17/07/2020

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

PE and Sport;

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Employed by the Greenshaw Trust

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

N/A

 

Sam Moody

Category of Governor:

Foundation Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

27/09/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Coopers Edge Trust

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Co-Chair of Governors; Maths; Computing; Science

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Parent of child or children attending the school

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

N/A

Kevin Smith

Category of Governor:

Parent Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

12/10/2018

Appointed/Elected by:

Elected by Parents

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Parental Engagement

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Parent of child or children attending the school

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

Governors Who Stepped Down in the Last 12 Months

Brenda Bentley

Category of Governor:

Local Authority Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

01/12/2018

Date Stepped Down or Term Ended:

29/12/2022

Appointed/Elected by:

Nominated by Gloucester County Council and appointed by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities: 

Early Years

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

Member of the Hucclecote Parish Council

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

N/A

 

Ian Bradley

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

07/07/2019

Date Stepped Down or Term Ended:

28/09/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Health & Safety

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

None

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

Married to fellow governor, Katie Bradley

Katie Bradley

Category of Governor:

Foundation Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

05/07/2020

Date Stepped Down or Term Ended:

28/09/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Coopers Edge Trust

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Co-Chair of Governors; Chair, Headteachers' Performance Management Panel; Finance and Data Protection

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

None

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school)

Married to fellow governor, Ian Bradley

Alison Turner

Category of Governor:

Co-opted Governor

Date Appointed for a 4-year term:

10/12/2018

Date Stepped Down or Term Ended:

31/01/2021

Appointed/Elected by:

Co-opted by the Governing Body

Governor Link Roles and Responsibilities:

Headteacher's Performance Management Panel; English.

Relevant Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests:

None

Other Relevant Information (eg related to school staff; governor of another school):

N/A

 

 

Governor attendance during the last 12 months

  22-03-21 17-05-21 21-06-21 12-07-21 27-09-21 18-10-21 22-11-21 24-01-22 15-02-22 28-03-22
Isabel Ambrose                    
Joe Ambrose                    
Brenda Bentley                    
Ian Bradley                    
Katherine Bradley                    
Mark Close                    
Keely Folker                    
Caroline Freeman                    
Dan Gittings                    
Carina Goodwin                    
Stuart Haseley-Nejrup                    
Charlotte Mabott-Quartley                    
William Meldrum                    
Sam Moody                    
Kevin Smith                    

Notes

1. Stuart Haseley-Nejrup was co-opted to the governing body on 12-07-21

2. Ian and Kastie Bradley stepend down as governors on 28-09-21

3. Dan Gittings was elected as a parenty governor on 11-10-21

4. Charlotte Mabbott-Quartley was co-opted to the governng body on 18-10-21

5. Brenda Bentley stepped down on 29-03-22

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