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Meet Our Governors

Meet Our Governors 1 Alan Beddow-Chair of Governors
Meet Our Governors 2 Gurby Dhesi - Clerk to Governors
Meet Our Governors 3 Heather Calver - Co-Opted Governor
Meet Our Governors 4 Dr Robin Bell-Co-Opted Governor, H&S, Safeguarding
Meet Our Governors 5 Amelia Morris - Co-opted Governor
Meet Our Governors 6 Louise Anstey-Co-opted Governor
Meet Our Governors 7 Bali Kandola - Staff Governor
Meet Our Governors 8 Claire Daniel - Staff Governor
Meet Our Governors 9 Prem Ahark - Parent Governor
Meet Our Governors 10 James McCann - Co-opted Governor
Meet Our Governors 11 Vacancy - Local Authority

Governor Information

 

Name: Alan Beddow

Role: Chair of Governors

Appointed: 02/10/2016 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 02/02/2019

Business Interests: Member of Professional Bodies: Professional Management Institute, Liberal Democrats & West Midlands Liberal Democrats, Treasurer.

Attended: 4 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

 

Name: Gurby Dhesi

Role: Clerk to Governors

Appointed By: Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years    

Business Interests: N/A

 

Name: Heather Calver

Role: Co-Opted Governor

Appointed: 13/11/1995 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 02/02/2019

Business Interests: N/A

Attended: 1 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Dr Robin Bell

Role: Health & Safety Governor and Safeguarding Governor

Appointed: 18/10/2016 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 17/10/2020

Business Interests: Prison GP - NHS and Partner & Director of Archers Rest Care Ltd

Attended: 4 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Amelia Morris

Role: Co-Opted Governor

Appointed: 24/01/2017 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 23/01/2021

Business Interests: N/A

Attended: 2 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Louise Anstey

Role: Co-Opted Governor

Appointed: 25/04/2017 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 24/04/2021

Business Interests: N/A

Attended: 1 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Bali Kandola

Role: Staff Governor (Non-Teaching)

Appointed: 22/01/2016 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 21/01/2020

Business Interests: Teaching Assistant at Ridgeway School

Attended: 4 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Claire Daniel

Role: Staff Governor (Teacher)

Appointed: 24/03/2015 by Ridgeway School Staff

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 23/03/2019

Business Interests: Teacher at Ridgeway School

Attended: 4 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: Prem Ahark

Role: Parent Governor

Appointed: 25/03/2017 by Ridgeway School Parents

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 24/03/2021

Business Interests: N/A

Attended: 1 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

Name: James McCann

Role: Co-Opted Governor

Appointed: 25/04/2017 by Ridgeway Governing Body

Term of Office: 4 Years     Expires: 24/04/2021

Business Interests: N/A

Attended: 1 out of 5 Meetings (2016/17)

 

WANTED – NEW GOVERNORS

 

We are currently looking for two Co-Opted Governors to join our friendly Governing Body.

Our governors come from a range of different backgrounds, skills and experience but all share a common interest of wanting the best possible education for the children in our school.

We would be delighted to hear from anyone who:-

 - Is interested in children’s education and the performance of the school

 - Is community spirited and would like to represent the community

 - Has spare time and the energy for the role

 - Is able to work well as part of a team

 - Has an enquiring mind and the confidence to ask questions and debate issues that affect the 

       school 

 - Can consider matters objectively and make informed judgments

 

These volunteer positions are open to parents / guardians or other people from our community. - Parent Governors are elected by a parent election and Co-opted Governors are appointed directly by the governing body.

 

What is the role of the Governing Body?

 

- Helping to set and review the school’s strategic direction and ageing targets for improvement

 - Holding the head teacher and school leaders to account for the educational performance of the

      school and its pupils

 - Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure public money is well spent

 

What does the role offer?

 

 - A chance to develop your own personal skills

 - Access to a programme of free training in respect of education / governance matters

 - A sense of achievement in helping make a difference to children reaching their potential

 - The support and guidance from fellow governors

 

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