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The Governing Body

South Benfleet Primary School has Academy status, the responsible body is the Governing Body.  This is a group of nominated and elected people drawn from local residents, local businesses, parents of pupils and staff members.  

 

The Governing Body both supports and challenges the school to do the very best for all pupils and ensure that statutory duties and requirements are met.

 

The Governing Body meets regularly to oversee at a strategic level, crucial areas of school life, these include:-

  • Helping to agree and plan for school development and improvement
  • Setting school budgets
  • The drawing up and implementation of school policies
  • Ensuring compliance with DFE Regulations, statutory compliance/financial regulations
  • The Performance Management of the Headteacher
  • Appointing or reappointing the auditors of the school
  • Fulfilling all statutory responsibilities as Directors/Trustees
  • Hearing and responding to any complaints

 

The full details of the school’s Governing Body are listed below. If you need to contact the Chair of Governors please do so by sending correspondence to:-

 

The Chair of Governors

c/o The school office

South Benfleet Primary School

High Road South Benfleet

Essex SS7 5HA

Name of Governor

Category of Governor

Positions

Committees

End of Term of Office

Register of Interests

Mr N. Roberts

Community

Chair of Governors

 

Link Governor for Literacy (Handwriting)

FGB

F

SM

HPMR

PHS

P

29/9/19

 

Mrs B. Tyler

Parent - appointed

Vice-Chair of Governors

 

Link Governor for Literacy (Reading and Writing) and SEND

FGB

F

SM

HPMR

PHS

P

13/11/18

 

Mrs J. Barber

Staff - appointed

Deputy Headteacher

FGB

F

SM (not pay)

P

N/A

 

Mr M. Barnard

Community

Vice chair of Finance

FGB

F

SM (Appeals Committee)

1/9/19

Owner of Barney Photography

Mrs A. Boyd-Platt

Parent - appointed

Link Governor for Mathematics

 

FGB

P

28/2/21

 

Mrs J. Brown

Community

Link Governor for Disadvantaged pupils

 

FGB

28/2/21

 

Mr D. J. Carver

Ex-officio

Headteacher

FGB

F

SM (not pay)

N/A

Direct of SEAT MAT

Governor at Belfairs Academy

Canon E. French

Community

Chair of Finance

FGB

F

SM

HPMR

PHS

1/9/19

 

  Mrs K. Hayes

 Staff - elected

 

FGB

19/11/21

 

Mrs S. Lawrence

Parent - appointed

Responsible Officer

 

Link Governor for Safeguarding

FGB

SM (Appeals Committee)

21/10/18

 

Mrs J. Sands

Parent - elected

Link Governor for training

 

FGB

28/2/21

HR & H&S Provision

  Mrs T.                Toomer

Staff - elected

 

FGB

 19/11/21

 

Mrs J. Ward

Parent - elected

 

 

FGB

F

28/2/21

 

Mrs C. West

Community

Link Governor for Health & Safety

 

FGB

PHS

28/2/21

 

Pupil Discipline

Membership to be drawn from available Governors as required

 

Committees:

FGB – Full Governing Body

F – Finance

PHS – Premises & Health & Safety

SM – Staff Matters

P – Policies

HPMR – Headteacher’s PMR Panel

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