Teaching and Learning Committee (incorporating Pupil Support)
This committee monitors and evaluates Teaching and Learning in school. This includes evaluating the quality of provision for SEND pupils. Members of this committee identify specific elements of our School Development Plan and track progress against these objectives across the year.
The members of this committee are:
Mrs Jenny Horton (Chair)
Mrs Ania Briggs
Mrs Amy Ewing-Simmons
Mr Mike Haworth
Mrs Nicola Sheerin
Mrs Helen Driscoll
The members of this committee monitor and evaluate the school finances, building and premises at White Laith. They work closely with the Head Teacher and the Finance Service at LCC to monitor the financial health of the school. They receive reports on the staffing structure of the school and ensure that we make the best use of this most valuable resource. This committee also ensures that the premises are safe, healthy and accessible for our staff and young people as well as the wider community.
The members of the Resources Committee are:
Mr Tom Lloyd (Chair)
Mr Peter Whelan
Mr Greg Potter
Mrs Nicola Sheerin
Roles and Responsibilities
Please refer to the Chair or the Headteacher for LA guidance regarding these roles.
SEN - Mrs Ania Briggs
Safeguarding - Mrs Jenny Horton
CLA - Mrs Jenny Horton
Equalities - Mrs Jenny Horton
Child Protection - Mrs Jenny Horton
Pupil Voice/ School Council - Mr Mike Haworth
Pupil Premium - Mr Mike Haworth
PSHE - Mrs Jenny Horton
Health and Safety - Mr Greg Potter
Trust governor - Mr Peter Whelan
PSHE governor - Mrs Jenny Horton
Pupil Behaviour - Mr Peter Whelan
Attendance - Mr Peter Whelan
Staffing - Mr Tom Lloyd
Training - Mr Peter Whelan (Mr John Barker)
Head Performance Management and Pay Review - Mr Greg Potter, Mr Tom Lloyd and Mrs Ania Briggs
Staff Dismissal - Mr Tom Lloyd and Mr Peter Whelan
Pupil Exclusion - Mr Peter Whelan
There is also a pay appeal committee.
All Governors have a link to a year group and visit their class informally throughout the year.
Aire (Foundation) Mrs Amy Ewing-Simmons
Nile (Year 1) Mrs Ania Briggs
Yangtze (Year 2) Mr Greg Potter
Danube (Year 3) Mr Mike Haworth
Zambezi (Year 4) Mrs Jenny Horton
Amazon (Year 5) Mr Tom Lloyd
Mississippi (Year 6) Mr Peter Whelan
There are four Full Governing Body meetings in an academic year: There are two sub-committees – ‘Resources’ (covering finance, staffing and the built environment), ‘Teaching and Learning’ including ‘Pupil Support’. Each sub-committee meets once per term and reports back to the next Full Governing Body meeting.