Governors

Welcome from the Chair of Governors

On behalf of the governing body of Ashton under Hill First School, thank you for visiting our website.  We hope it conveys to you the welcoming and vibrant spirit of the school.  Our location, optimal size and core values and ethos all contribute to make Ashton a unique educational offering.

Our caring environment is built on respect, teamwork and partnership with parents and the community.   We aim high and celebrate achievements. The school seeks to offer the best education for pupils, so that the children can master the core curriculum, become successful learners and have a love of learning and a range of interests and personal qualities to take them on through life.

Our exceptional staff are the strength of the school and are key to the delivery of the high standards and creativity we aspire to.  We embrace new ideas and ways to improve and this is formalised within an annual School Development Plan 2017.  Governors are active members of the school community and are regularly in school to speak with staff & pupils as part of formal monitoring visits or indeed to participate and enjoy the many extra-curricular activities & events.  Our blog is a useful source of information. 

I am proud to be the Chair of governors and our governing body is there to uphold the strategic direction of the school, to be a critical friend to the head by monitoring the school performance and financial value for money and to ensure the school is statutory compliant.  We hold six formal full governing body meetings a year, however much work is done in smaller sub-committees.  Our committee structure and a list of individual governor roles and responsibilities are below.  We also issue an annual governors report summarising our contribution to the academic year and any future plans.

Please feel free to contact us, if you have any questions about school governance or are interested in becoming a governor.  If you have any concerns, please get in touch with the school at the earliest opportunity.  The school welcomes constructive feedback at any time and seeks views on a regular basis; in which we would encourage you to participate.  Thank you again for your interest in our governor’s webpage.

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Debra Lincoln  


Governors’ Blog 

Wonderful, Incredible, Memorable

Wonderful, Incredible, Memorable Governors applaud the school for drawing on Ashton’s community and connecting with our surroundings.  Music, art and ...
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Start of the New Academic Year

Governors had a busy and productive first meeting of the Full Governing Body.  We have a  fresh look to our ...
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Change to the Constitution of the Governing Body

Governors have held their final full meeting of 17/18. As you will be aware we have successfully filled one parent ...
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Grandparents Afternoon

Grandparents and adopted grandparents were given a real treat on Friday afternoon when we were invited into school to take ...
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Governors’ May Update

The Full Governing Body approved the school's budget to April 19 at it's meeting on Thursday 26th April.   Spend is ...
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Poetry Plate Competition

Delighted to be invited to join the judging panel for the Poetry Recital assembly, but goodness me, what a responsibility ...
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Governors’ Letters to Parents


 

              Governing Committees 2018     

    

Declaration of Interest of Governors at Ashton under Hill First School

 

Alison Peacey

Alison Peacey

Head Teacher
Debra Lincoln

Debra Lincoln

Chair of Governors, Data Governor
Louise Howard

Louise Howard

Vice Chair, Parent Governor, Health & Safety , Pupil Premium Governor
Daniel Hughes

Daniel Hughes

Co-opted Governor
Fiona Smith

Fiona Smith

LEA Governor, Co-opted Governor
Kelly New

Kelly New

Staff Governor
Juliet Shiels

Juliet Shiels

Co-opted Governor, Safeguarding & ECO Governor, Mental Health Governor
Charles Archer

Charles Archer

Co-opted Governor
Rosemary Halliday

Rosemary Halliday

Co-opted Governor, Pupil Premium Governor, SEN Governor, Social Care Liaison
Alice Garrett

Alice Garrett

Parent Governor, ECO Governor
Lennox Gregorowski

Lennox Gregorowski

Co-opted Governor, Safeguarding Governor, Data Governor, E-Safety Governor
Anne Grant

Anne Grant

Clerk to the Governors

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