The Governors of Maidenbower Junior School are responsible for the strategic long-term development and improvement of the School by establishing suitable policies, monitoring standards and ensuring a happy learning environment where every child can succeed according to their ability.
The Governing Body consists of 18 Governors; The Headteacher, 1 Staff Governor, 1 Local Authority Governor, 5 Parent Governors and 7 Co-opted Governors who attend six Full Governing Body meetings each academic year; one per half term.
Future Aim – To be a beacon of excellence in which everyone within our school community achieves.
All governors serve for four years on the Governing body and this consists of:
The following Governors hold these positions for the academic year 2023-24
Chair – Patricia Wright
Vice-Chair – Hayley Mathews
Child Protection and Safeguarding – Hayley Matthews supported by Stephanie Linnell
Governor responsible for liaising with the Local Authority in the event of an allegation (Child Protection) issued against the Headteacher – Hayley Matthews
Pupil Premium – James Beer
Pay Working Party – Stephanie Linnell and Hayley Mathews
Safeguarding Working Party – Hayley Mathews and Stephanie Linnell.
GDPR – Marcus Poppitt
GDS – Patricia Wright
Attendance – Lynn Oakes
Send and Behavior management – Steph Linnell and Lynne Oakes
Finance Working Party – Hayley Mathews, Marcus Poppitt, James Beer, Nick Harnett and Neil Scutt
Health & Safety Working Party – Neil Scutt and Faisal Javed
Curriculum Working Party – Patricia Wright, James Beer, Sarah Henden-Woodward, Sarah Garland, and assisted by all governors.
The Clerk to the Governors is Miss J Szczotok and she can be contacted via the school office.