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Greenfield & Pulloxhill Academy

Nurture Inspire Flourish

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greenfield@gpacademy.org.uk

Pulloxhill Road, Greenfield, Bedfordshire MK45 5ES

01525712426

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GOVERNORS/BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The governing body of the academy is made up of representatives of the Church, the local communities, staff representatives and elected parent governors from both schools.

Their duty is the oversight of the general conduct and development of the schools. The daily functioning of the schools is mainly the responsibility of the Headteacher and members of staff who report to the governors concerning the school curriculum, the schools' resources and activities and the general management of the schools. The governors support the staff in committee meetings and are encouraged to get to know the schools through visits during the school day.

The governors’ role is to ensure that the curriculum is broad and balanced, and meets the requirements of the National Curriculum. They co-operate with the Headteacher to formulate and approve all school policies and consider the school improvement plan annually. The governors have an important role in determining, with the senior management team, the future development of the schools.

Governors of the schools are also directors of the Academy and have a responsibility to determine the schools' budgets each year, considering the general running costs of the schools such as staffing, equipment, heating and cleaning. They also must approve any major projects, such as the building of new facilities. They must ensure that an annual return is made each year to Companies House and report annual to the Trustees of the Academy.  Copies of the minutes from Governing Body Meetings are available on request.

Please contact Mr Alan Euinton, Chair of Governors, through Greenfield C of E School, Pulloxhill Road, Greenfield, Bedfordshire MK45 5ES

Tel. 01525 713150

Clerk:   clerk@gpacademy.org.uk 

Name

Committee/Responsibility 

Appointment/Resignation Date 

Debbie Drawbridge Head Teacher / All Committees N/A

Reverend David Payne

Incumbent 

N/A

Sarah Ball

Curriculum Committee

3 July 2017 to 22 July 2021

Naomi Cowen

 Finance Committee

11 November 2019 

Liam Doherty

 Chair Premises Committee

11 November 2019

Hannah Edwards-Vogt

 

5 May 2021

Alan Euinton Chair / Finance & Personnel Committee / Class link / International 27 February 2013
Vanessa Gates Personnel Committee/Safeguarding 11 November 2019 to 22 July 2021
Sarah Higson Finance Committee 24 September 2018 to 22 July 2021

Emma Druce

Non Teaching Staff Governor

 1 September 2021

Sue Smy Personnel & Curriculum Committees / Class Link

 

26 September 2011

Alison Wolfe

Teaching Staff Governor

Curriculum Committee

 1 January 2020

Wendy Shuttle Clerk

N/A 

Carol Shotbolt Non Teaching Staff Governor 27/2/2013 to 27/2/2021

 

Trustee attendance records for governing body meetings can be found in the Final Accounts of each academic year. 

Click here to link to the Statutory Information Page 


Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees are responsible for appointing some of the governors who sit on the Governing Body/Board of Directors.  They also oversee the financial management of the academy and the adherence to the academy educational objectives.

 

David Motion (Chair) (appointed 17/8/2011)
Archdeacon David Middlebrook (appointed 1/9/2019)
Gareth Ellis (appointed 17/8/2011)

Alan Euniton Chair of Governors

Julia Burket (appointed 10/1/2018) 

 

The Annual General Meeting takes place in January of each year.  The minutes of the previous meetings can be seen below:

2021 

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

The governors and trustees complete a declaration of pecuniary interests annually. 

Click on this link to download Pecuniary Interest Register