GOVERNING BODY LIST OF MEMBERS 2017/18
Mrs Rachel Davies
Chair of Governors
Mr Lee Morfitt – Co-opted (Office Ending 31/08/2018)
Vice Chair of Governors
Mr Chris Straker – Co-opted (Office Ending 28/08/2018)
Mr Brian Hick (Office Ending 06/11/2018)
Ms Suzanne Wilson (Office Ending 10/07/2021)
Mr Ken Jordan (Office Ending 28/08/2018)
Mrs Tara Bilton
Mr Mark Nickolay
Mrs Eleanor Batty (Office Ending 15/04/2021)
Clerk to the Governors
Ms Maria Bannister
At Oakfield School we have a very active Governing Body made up from a wide selection of dedicated people from all walks of life who give their time freely and voluntarily to ensure that the School receives all the help Governors can offer in order to reach its goals. The Governing Body collectively make decisions about planning school improvement and development and are answerable to the parents and carers, the local community and the local authority. They delegate the day to day running of the school to the Headteacher, Rachel Davies.
The Governing Body of Oakfield is made up of representatives from the Local Authority, as well as Parents and Staff from school.
The Role of the Oakfield Governing Body
- To provide a strategic view of where the School is going
- To establish the Schools values and aims
- To hold the school to account for the educational standards it achieves and the quality of education it provides
- To ensure that both staff and pupils are able to work and study in a safe and happy environment
- To act as a critical friend to the School
Chair of Governors
The Chair of Governors makes sure that the Governing Body’s affairs are conducted lawfully. He also helps to run meetings and gives advice to the Headteacher. Our current Chair is Lee Morfitt.
Co-opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body.
Parent Governors are elected by other parents. They are the parents or carers who have children of school age.
Staff Governors are elected by the school staff. We currently have one Staff Governor along with the Headteacher.
The Governors elect to be a member of various committees. Each committee is specialised and meets regularly as a group. Committees report back to the Full Governing Body. Our current committees are: Personnel & Finance, Standards & Curriculum and Payroll.
Oakfield School holds Full Governing Body Meetings and Committee Meetings each term.
Contacting the Governors
You can contact the Governing Body via the School Office.