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Welcome to the Furze Platt Primary Federation (FPPF) Governors' section.

 

The FPPF Governing Body governs Furze Platt Infant & Junior School and comprises of volunteers consisting of elected Parent and staff governors and appointed Community and LEA Governors. We meet once per term, supported by the Clerk of Governors.

 

We work in partnership with the Executive Headteacher, Heads of Schools and staff to carry out the following:

 

  • Set strategic direction for the school and contribute to the school’s improvement plan
  • Ensure accountability and monitor and evaluate school performance
  • Support the Executive Head teacher, school leaders and staff to provide an excellent education for all pupils

 

All Governors have links locally and many of us have direct links with the school as current or past parents. We come from a variety of backgrounds and professions and through our work can often offer the school a different perspective on issues.  We are a committed group who work hard to support the school and the Head Teacher as a “critical friend”.

 

Each Governor takes a lead on an area of school development and may also be responsible to evaluate progress of school development areas though a working party.

 

Governors are elected /appointed for a 4 year term. Details of all the Governors and their elected/appointed dates can be found below.

If you wish to contact any of the Governors please in the first instance contact the school office or the Excecutive Head Teacher who will be happy to take your details and arrange for the appropriate Governor to contact you.

 

Mr Derek Moss


Chair of the FPPF Governing Body

 

Governor Objectives 2019-20:

1. To support the schools through setting up of the FPPF. 

2. To demonstrate rigorous support and challenge to Senior Leadership Team in the delivery of key OFSTED targets. 

3. To help guide the schools creation of the federation's vision, values and mission statement and to ensure these are known and communicated effectively to all stakeholder groups. (All via Parent survey scrutiny/attendance at parent events; Teachers by engagement beyond SLT (via Survey's and event attendance); Pupil engagement through Governors Into School interviews and school council meetings.

4. To ensure that the Governing Body retains appropriate high level of skills and competencies through its succession process. 

5. To support the Senior Leadership Team in reviewing and re-stating the strategic vision and ambitions of the schools. 

 

 

Current Governor information

 

Name Representation Link role or area of expertise Term of office commencement
Suzanne Admans Associate GDPR September 2019
Louise Axford Co-opted

Vice Chair of Governors

Data & Curriculum

Pay Committee

EHT Appraisal

September 2019
Sarah Batkin Associate Health & Safety September 2019
Liz Bharj Clerk  Clerk to the Governors September 2019
Matthew Blacknell Associate Data & Curriculum September 2019
Alistair Brumage Co-opted

Pay Committee

September 2019
David Gordon-Smith Co-opted

Finance

Pay Committee

September 2019
Helen Mastrilli Parent

Pupil Premium

SEND

September 2019
Simon McCallion Parent Safeguarding September 2019
Derek Moss Co-opted

Chair of Governors

Finance

Health & Safety

EHT Appraisal

September 2019
Dana Paldi Associate SEND September 2019
Antonia Spinks Parent Data & Curriculum September 2019
Jeremy Spooner Local Authority

EYFS

Communications

September 2019
Iain Thomas Associate SEND September 2019
Mike Wallace Executive Headteacher FPPF   September 2019
Mel Wood Co-opted

Data & Curriculum

EHT Appraisal

September 2019
Helen Young Parent Safeguarding September 2019

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Governor Profiles

 

Meeting Information

FPPF launched September 1st 2019. Any meeting information and Governor attendance information will be uploaded when available

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