Discovering Potential

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Our vision is to offer a safe nurturing school where we always see the best in people and believe in them. We celebrate difference, take great joy in our young people and seek to discover and develop their unique potential.

Governors

Governor Type   Name   Start of Term   End of Term   4/10/17 16/5/18 4/7/18 28/11/2018 6/2/19 03/04/19
        Meeting Attended Meeting Attended Meeting Attended Meeting Attended Meeting Attended Meeting Attended
Chair of Governors (LA)   Richard
Baines
  01/07/18   30/06/22   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governor   (Vice Chair)   Matthew Holland       24/05/21   No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governor (Staff)   Sue Norman   08/01/19   07/01/23     N/A N/A   Yes Yes
Governor    (Co-opted)   Anne Robinson   03/06/17   02/06/21   Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governor (Parent)   Jeanette Berrett   30/01/17   29/01/21   Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Governor    (Co-opted)   Vacancy                      
Governor (Parent)   Abigail Marsland   09/02/18   08/02/22     N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governor (Headteacher)   Paul    Evans   01/09/18       Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governor (Staff)   Kate Emptage   03/1018   20/10/22   Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes

  

The role of a governor is to contribute to the work of the governing body in ensuring high standards of achievement for all children and young people in the school.  If you have a child at Southgate School and would like to be involved with setting the school's vision, ethos and strategic direction of Southgate School please complete the nomination form below.   

Please could you also conplete the information on the leaflet What does a governor do

Governor Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities

  • SEN Governor - All governors due to the nature of the school
  • Governor Training Contact - Richard Baines
  • LAC Governor - Matthew Holland
  • Child Protection/Safeguarding Governor - Jeanette Berrett and Clare Bent
  • Early Years Governor - Anne Robinson
  • Health and Safety Governor - Abigail Marsland
  • Data/Progress/Attainment Governor - Richard Baines
  • Premium Link Governor - Richard Baines
  • Orchard Pathway Link Governor - Anne Robinson
  • Woodland Pathway Link Governor - Anne Robinson
  • Forest Pathway Governors - Abigail Marsland and Jeanette Berrett
  • Wellbeing Governor - Abigail Marsland
  • Careers Governor - Clare Bent

Finance Committee

  • Richard Baines
  • Paul Evans
  • Matthew Holland

Health and Safety Committee

  •  Abigail Marsland

Performance Management Committee

  • Paul Evans
  • Jeanette Berrett
  • Matthew Holland

Minutes of Governor's Meeting

7010min - 4 Oct 2017

7010min - 19 March 2018

 7010min Res Cttee - 7 June 2017 (1)

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Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests of Governing Body of Southgate School

Governing Bodies are under a duty to publish their register of interest on the website. 

The register sets out the relevant business interest of Governors and any relationships between members of the Governing Body and members of the school staff including spouses, partners and other relatives. 

Business Interest is defined as a situation where the person named, their family (immediate family and other relatives) or close friends have a connection with a potential supplier, or where there is any other business connection (as employer, employee or major shareholder), or where a family member or partner of the person concerned could be advantaged or disadvantaged by a decision of the governing body

 

Governor Position Business interest Any other educational establishments governed Relationsips with the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives Date 
Richard Baines Chair of Governing Body Nil Nil

 Brother in law - Personal Care Assistant

2/10/2019
Jeanette Berret  Governor Nil Nil Nil 2/10/19
Sue Norman  Governor Nil Nil Nil 2/10/2019
Matthew Holland Governor Nil Nil Nil 20/11/18
Kate Emptage  Governor Nil Nil Nil 2/10/19
Abigail Marsland  Governor Nil Nil Nil 2/10/19
Anne Robinson  Governor Nil Nil Nil 2/10/19
Paul Evans  Headteacher Nil Nil Nil 2/10/19