The governors of Milking Bank work collaboratively with the Head Teacher. Members of the Governing Body are made up of elected parents, co-opted governors, one LA governor and a staff governor. All governors are appointed for a period of four years.
School governing bodies are responsible for working with the school to ensure that it delivers a good quality education. Together with the Headteacher, who is responsible for day-to-day management, they set the school's aims and policies.
Milking Bank's Governing Body consists of:
Key roles of governors:
They also carry out a number of other important duties, which include:
Who can be a school governor?
You don't have to have children at the school to be a governor. However, you do have to be over 18, and pass a formal check for your suitability to be within a school. No specific qualifications are required but there are certain expectations.
What's really important is that you have the skills, time and commitment to help drive school improvement and the passion and ambition to achieve the best possible education for children and young people.Effective governance will include these core features:
How to Contact the Governors
Our Chair of Governors can be contacted via the school office.
Phone: 01384 816695
Parent governors are your voice in decisions about how our school is run. They are elected by the parents through a ballot. If you have any queries, the names of your representatives are shown below.
At present, the members of the Governing Body are:
|Name of Governor||Role||Responsibilities||First Appointed||Term of Office|
|Mr Matt Cox (Chair)||Co-opted|
Safeguarding and Child Protection
Finance and Personnel
|01/10/2010||12/03/2022 - 11/03/2026|
|Mrs Vicky Cunningham (Vice Chair)||Local Authority||Maths||01/10/2010||25/06/2022 - 24/06/2026|
|Mr Carl Morris||Co-opted|
Finance and Personnel
16/07/2019 - 15/07/2023
|Mrs Jill Hall||Co-opted||Early Years|
|16/11/2020 - 15/11/2024|
|Mr Trevor Hall||Co-opted||Health and Safety||16/10/2006||01/09/2019 - 31/08/2023|
|Ms Emma Middleton||Co-opted|
|22/11/2022||26/10/2022 - 25/10/2026|
|Mrs Sue Lowe||Staff||12/11/2019 - 11/11/2023|
|Mrs Karen Brass|
|Mr Scott Worton||Parent||Curriculum||14/12/2020||14/12/2020 - 13/12/2024|
|Mrs Kimberley Hill-Wheatley||Parent||PSHE and RSE||28/04/2022||28/04/2022 - 27/04/2026|
|Mr Andrew Roberts||Parent||Sports and PE||28/04/2022||28/04/2022 - 27/04/2026|
|Mrs C Ludwig||Clerk|
No governors have any business interests, however two governors have a link with a member of staff at Milking Bank Primary School.
One of Milking Bank's governors, is a member of another school's governing body.