Governance

Purpose

 

The purpose of the governing body is to conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its three core strategic functions are:

  • ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • holding the head teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • overseeing the financial peformance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

KTS Trust Members

Name Date Appointed

 

Business and pecuniary interests

 

 
Kevin Thompson 01/09/2019 None
Brenda McCabe 25/09/2018 None
Claudine Rhodes 26/04/2017 None

Maggie Hadland

01/12/2016 None

Ian Bowman

01/12/2016 None

 

 

Accounting

Role Name Date Appointed
 
Accounting Officer Brian Richardson  01/09/2019
Chief Financial Officer Robert Anderson 24/07/2018

 

 

Governors

Name Date Appointed Term of Office Expiry Governor Title Business and pecuniary interests Attendance 
19/20 20/21 21/22

Brian Richardson

(Headteacher)

01/09/2019 Not recorded Principal None 3/3 3/3 1/1

Maggie Hadland

(Chair)

01/12/2016 08/12/2024 KTS Trust Appointed None 3/3 2/3 1/1

Nicola Kirby

(Vice Chair)

03/02/2021 02/02/2025 Parent, co-opted None - 2/2 1/1
Sarah Walker 16/07/2019 16/07/2023 Co-opted

Skelton Primary School,

Director/Governor - Pathways,

DotsnSpots Neighbourhood Nursery Director,

Freeborough Academy

3/3 3/3 1/1

Mark Robinson

 

17/12/2016 16/12/2024 Co-opted None 0/3 3/3 1/1

 

Grant Hopkins

 

23/03/2021 22/03/2024 Co-opted

Director - Darlington Cricket Club

Director - OASES (Environmental Education Provider - Community interest Company

2/3 2/3 1/1

 

Ian Bowman

 

19/11/2012 08/12/2024 Co-opted None 1/3 2/3 1/1

 

Angela Cheall

 

18/01/2021 17/01/2025 Parent, co-opted None - 2/2 0/1
Clare Hughes 01/05/2022 30/04/2026 Staff, co-opted Parent to child in school - -  

 

Michael Bennett

 

01/05/2022 30/04/2026 Staff, co-opted None - -  

 

Sean Kirk

 

06/07/2021 05/07/2025 Parent None - 1/1 0/1

 

 

 

Historic (left within 12 months)

Name Date Appointed Term of Office Expiry Governor Title Attendance    
 
        19/20 20/21 21/22  
Sandra Barry 07/12/2020 29/03/2022 staff - 3/3 0/1
Francis Brown 19/11/2012 29/03/2022 co-opted 3/3 3/3 1/1

 

Regan Davies

 

07/12/2020 18/06/2021 Staff - 2/2  

 

Robert Anderson

 

07/01/2019 07/12/2020 Staff 3/3    

 

Dawn Froom

 

19/11/2012 21/10/2020 Parent 3/3    

 

Sarah Gunn

 

21/10/2016 21/10/2020 Staff 3/3    
Ruth Sherris   04/07/2020 Parent 0/2 -  

 

 

 

Committees

 

Finance, Audit, Staffing and Risk Committee:

  • Ian Bowman
  • Nicola Kirby (Chair)
  • Brian Richardson (not for audit business)
  • Sarah Walker
  • Mark Robinson

 

Premises, Health and Safety Committee

  • Grant Hopkins
  • Ian Bowman (Chair)
  • Maggie Hadland
  • Brian Richardson
  • vacancy

 

Curriculum Committee

  • Grant Hopkins (Chair)
  • Maggie Hadland
  • vacancy
  • Angie Linford-Cheall
  • Brian Richardson

 

Pay Review Committee

  • vacancy
  • Grant Hopkins
  • Ian Bowman (Chair)
  • Sarah Walker
  • Brian Richardson (in attendance in an advisory capacity)

 

Performance Management Committee

  • Maggie Hadland (Chair)
  • Ian Bowman
  • vacancy

 

Governor Training Summary
School Governor Training Summary 2019.pd[...]
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Articles of Association
Articles of Association.pdf
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Certificate of Incorporation
Certificate of Incorporation Kilton Thor[...]
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Funding Agreement
Funding Agreement.pdf
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Memorandum of Association
Memorandum of Association.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [39.8 KB]

Business and pecuniary interests of members, trustees and governors

 

Governor business and pecuniary interests are stated on the table above, next to the associated Governor. This is up to date as of May 2022.

If you need to contact a governor, please go through the contact page and your message will be forwarded to the relevant governor.

 

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