Governors

St Peter’s Church of England Middle School is an academy within the family of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST).  The Local Governing Body (LGB) has delegated authority from ODST in relation to St Peter’s Church of England Middle School.  Our school has members of the Local Governing Body (LGB).

Eight of the LGB member positions are Foundation Governors (which usually includes our local vicar) appointed by ODST Directors.

The Head of School is a Governor, ex-officio, appointed on account of office.  There are two Parent Governors and one Staff Governor, who may be a member of teaching staff or non-teaching staff.  Both Parent Governors and Staff Governor are elected members.  A Parent Governor may become a Foundation Governor, but they cannot be counted in both categories.

The Local Governing Body meets at least once every term, but often much more frequently than this.  Various sub-committees such as Finance and Premises and the Curriculum, Standards and Wellbeing Committee meet regularly and report back at full governing body meetings.  We have individual Governors with particular responsibilities, such as SEND and Safeguarding.  Further information about our Governors and the work they do is below.

Opportunities to meet the governors

There are several occasions during the year such as Parents’ Evenings, Open Evenings and New Parents’ Evenings when parents can meet with members of the Governing Body.  

Any parent who has any queries concerning their child’s education should discuss these with the school first. If they feel unable to resolve an issue after having discussed it with the school, they should write to the Chair of Governors, care of the Clerk to the Governors at the school office.

As Governors, we expect to see St Peter’s continue to develop and provide high quality education and care to our students as part of the Windsor community of schools.

Thank you for your interest in St Peter’s Church of England Middle School.  If you would like to contact the Governors, please email governors@st-petersoldwindsor.org.uk or drop a letter into the School Office marked FAO: Clerk to the Governors, C/O St Peter’s School Office.

If you would like to become a Governor, please email governors@st-petersoldwindsor.org.uk or drop a letter into the School Office marked FAO: Clerk to the Governors, C/O St Peter’s School Office.

 

Meet the Governors

Rebecca

Rebecca Scott-Saunders

Chair of Governors

  • Chair of Governors, Foundation Governor
  • Chair of Pay and Personnel Committee, Chair of Strategic Planning Committee, member of Finance and Premises Committee, Exclusions Panel, HT appraisal, SEND link
  • Term starts – 20/6/14
  • Term ends – 19/6/22 (re-elected)
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Alan Byrne

Clerk to the Governors

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Andy Snipp

Ex Officio as Head of School

  • Term starts 01/09/16
  • Term ends n/a

Susan Newell

Susan Newell

Vice Chair of Governors/ Foundation Governor

  • Member of Curriculum, Standards and Wellbeing, Strategic Planning Committee, Disciplinary Panel, HT appraisal (deputise if needed), Safeguarding link
  • Term starts – 03/04/14
  • Term ends – 02/04/22 (re-elected)
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Revd Adel Shokralla

Foundation Governor

  • Member of Curriculum, Standards and Wellbeing Committee
  • Exclusions panel
  • Term starts – 12/10/15
  • Term ends – 11/10/19
Clare

Clare Sampson

Foundation Governor

  • Chair of Curriculum, Standards and Wellbeing Committee
  • Member of Pay and Personnel Committee, Strategic Planning Committee,
  • Exclusions Panel, HT appraisal, Careers link
  • Term starts – 16/03/12
  • Term ends – 14/3/20 (re-elected to serve a second term on 15/03/16)
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Robert Elmes

Foundation Governor

  • Chair of Finance and Premises Committee
  • Member of Pay and Personnel Committee, Strategic Planning Committee,
  • Disciplinary Panel
  • Term starts – 16/12/15
  • Term ends – 15/12/19
Katie

Katie Thomson

Parent Governor

  • Member of Curriculum, Standards and Wellbeing Committee, HT Appraisal
  • Term starts – 03/07/15
  • Term ends – 02/07/19
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Staff Governor

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  • Term starts –
  • Term ends –

Committee structure

Pay and Personnel
Meets once each term. Monitors progress against appraisal and outcomes, pay and staffing issues.

Curriculum, Standards and wellbeing
Meets once each term. Monitors and evaluates teaching and learning and pupil progress. Includes safeguarding, attendance, wellbeing and religious ethos. 

Finance and premises
Meets twice each term. Tasked with improving financial monitoring and transparency. Ensure spend aligned with development plan and improving outcomes for pupils. Premises fit for use.

Strategy committee
Chair, Vice-Chair and chairs of committees meet with Head of School and Executive head for brief high-level discussion once per term.

Exclusions Panel
Meets as needed to hear appeals against pupil exclusion.

Disciplinary Panel
Meets as needed to hear appeals against decisions of Head teacher.

 

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