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MANCHESTER HOSPITAL SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY

Roles and responsibilities

The Governing Body has a number of duties and responsibilities towards all its stakeholders; students, staff, parents, the local authority and all our partners.

The role includes:-

  • Quality and Standards
  • Ensuring the school fulfils its statutory duties and meets legal requirements
  • Setting challenging targets
  • Ensuring the school has adequate resources to meet the needs of the students and that it uses best value principles in setting its budget
  • Ensuring all students are supported with their transition
  • Leadership
  • Establishing a clear vision for the school and setting the strategic aims
  • Communicating this vision to students, staff. Parents and stakeholders
  • Developing shared values and principles based on an explicit moral purpose
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance and progress
  • Relationships with stakeholders
  • Ensuring the school is accountable to all stakeholders
  • Building and nurturing a close relationship with young people and their families
  • Caring for the welfare of students and staff

The Governing Body is made up of representatives from the Local Authority, parents, staff of the school and co-opted members from the community. Representatives are elected for a period of four years. The Governing Body meets to discuss issues concerned with the school. Minutes of the meetings are available for reference at the school. Members of the Governing Body are always willing to discuss school matters and can be contacted via the school office.

The Governing Body has a programme of meetings throughout the school year, and a committee structure that focuses on specific areas of governance: –

  • Finance Staffing and Disciplinary Committee
  • Curriculum Inclusion and Environment Committee
  • Chair- Carolyn Davies (LA)
  • Vice Chair – Lyn Girvan (Co-opted)
  • Chair of Finance, Staffing and Disciplinary Committee – Marc Smith (Co-opted)
  • Chair of Curriculum, Inclusion and Environment Committee – Lyn Girvan (Co=opted)

Full name of

Finance

Curriculum

Committee

Representing

Elected

Other

Pecuniary

Full Governing Body

End of Term of Office Date

Governor

Committee

Committee

Attendance

 

 

Governance

Interest

Attendance 16-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

roles

declared

 

 

 

James Anderson

 

Y

100%

Staff

 

N

 

100%

 

01/12/2019

Jacqueline Bond

Y

 

100%

Co-Opted

 

N

 

80%

 

05/06/2021

Margaret Daly

  Y

Y

100%

Associate with voting

 

N

 

80%

 

04/02/2019

 

 

 

 

rights on committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn Davies

Y

 

100%

LA

 

N

 

100%

 

14/06/2019

Janet Mary Doherty

   Y

Y

100%

Staff (Headteacher)

 

N

 

100%

 

N/A

Martin Gaved

 

Y

100%

Associate with voting

 

N

 

80%

 

04/02/2019

 

 

 

 

rights on committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Girvan

 

Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

40%

 

14/06/2019

Jane Hury

 

Y

0%

Co-opted

 

N

 

33%

 

resigned

Tessa Hutton

Y

 Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

80%

 

08/11/2020

 Svelta Kuimova

 

 

 

  Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

09/07/2021

Helen Maher

  Y

Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

60%

 

31/12/2018

Joanne McCann

 

Y

50%

  Parent

 

  N

 

258%

 

17/11/2020

Grace Rogerson

 

 

 

  Co-opted

 

 

 

 

 

09/07/2021

Mark Smith

Y

 

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

40%

 

 

Walter Tann

 

 

 

  Co-opted (12/12/18)

 

 

 

 

 

11/12/2022

HOW TO CONTACT THE GOVERNING BODY

If you wish to contact the Chair of the Governing Body, please do so using the following address – admin@hospitalschool.manchester.sch.uk.

Members of the Governing Body between September 2017 to December 2018 now resigned

Name of

Finance

Curriculum

Committee

Representing

End of term

Other

Pecuniary

Full Governing

Governor

Committee

Committee

Attendance

 

 

Governance

Interest

Body

 

 

 

 

 

 

roles

declared

Attendance 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Johanna Dunn

 

Y

100%

Co=opted

September 2018

 N

 Y

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jayne Hury

 

  Y

0%

Co=opted

January 2018

 N

 

25%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full name of Governor

Finance

Committee

Curriculum

Committee

Attendance

Representing

Elected

Other Governance roles

Pecuniary Interest Declared

Full Governing Body

Attendance 17-18

End of Term of Office Date

James Anderson

 

Y

100%

Staff

 

N

 

100%

01/12/2019

 

Jacqueline Bond

Y

 

100%

Co-Opted

 

N

 

80%

05/06/2021

 

Margaret Daly

  Y

Y

100%

Associate with voting

 

N

 

80%

04/02/2019

 

 

 

 

 

rights on committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carolyn Davies

Y

 

100%

LA

 

N

 

100%

14/06/2019

 

Janet Mary Doherty

   Y

Y

100%

Staff (Headteacher)

 

N

 

100%

N/A

 

Martin Gaved

 

Y

100%

Associate with voting

 

N

 

80%

04/02/2019

 

 

 

 

 

rights on committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Girvan

 

Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

40%

14/06/2019

 

Jane Hury

 

Y

0%

Co-opted

 

N

 

33%

resigned

 

Tessa Hutton

Y

 Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

80%

08/11/2020

 

 Sveltlana Kuimova

 

 

 

  Co-opted

 

 

 

 New

09/07/2021

 

Helen Maher

  Y

Y

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

60%

31/12/2018

 

Joanne McCann

 

Y

50%

  Parent

 

  N

 

25%

Term office ended 

 

Grace Rogerson

 

 

 

  Co-opted

 

 

 

 New

09/07/2021

 

Mark Smith

Y

 

100%

Co-opted

 

N

 

40%

 

 

Walter Tann

 

 

 

  Co-opted (12/12/18)

 

 

 

 New

11/12/2022