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Governors

The school is a member of a multi-academy trust called Anthem Schools Trust (formerly CfBT Schools Trust).

Anthem has a Board of Trustees who govern all of the schools within their Trust.  Further details are available on their website: Anthem School Trust

The school has a Local Governing Body.  The Local Governing Body, which is a sub-committee of the Trustees, has been established to carry out the responsibilities delegated to them by the Trust.

The Local Governing Body is made up of twelve members.  The Chair of Governors, the Headteacher and ten Governors:

Name
Role
Category
Appointed by
Date Appointed
Relevant Business Interests
Other Governor Positions
Connected with the Trust's Services

Bridget Holland (LGB Chair)

Pupil Premium/ Disadvantaged and Standards (Teaching & Learning) and Attendance

Governor

Anthem Schools Trust

November 2016

None

None

None

Richard Lord (Head Teacher)

 

Ex officio

 

September 2016

None

None

Staff

Gareth Baker

  Staff Governor Anthem Schools Trust September 2019 None None Staff

Kevin Clayton

Maths Governor

Anthem Schools Trust

February 2019 None None None

Roger Gale

Behaviour, attendance and wellbeing Governor Anthem Schools Trust July 2019 None None None

Rachel Garner

Finance, Health & Safety and Travel Plan

Governor Anthem Schools Trust October 2017 None None None

Christine Halls

  Governor Anthem Schools Trust July 2019

Trustee Deepings Youth Club

Deeping St James Parish Council

Volunteer Deeping Police Station

None None

Tim Hutton (Vice-Chair of LGB)

English, Geography, History, Sixth Form and Parents Forum

Governor Anthem Schools Trust November 2016 None None Parent

Fiona Litman

DofE Verifier Staff Governor Anthem Schools Trust October 2017 None None Staff

Helen Morgan

Safeguarding, Child Protection and Careers

Governor Anthem Schools Trust May 2017 None None Parent

Kate Shinkins-Hoppe

SEN Governor Anthem Schools Trust March 2018

Deeping St James Parish Councillor (+20 years)

Trustee, Deeping United Charities (+10 years)

LCC School Admissions Appeals Panel member (February 2018)

None None

Julian Welch

Science Governor Anthem Schools Trust July 2019 None None Parent

Meetings

The Governors meet a minimum of six times each year. The meeting schedule for this acdemic year is in the document section at the end of this page.

Contact the Governors

The Chair of Governors can be contacted by post or by email, via the Clerk to Governors, Sharron Baird-Parker.

Address: Clerk to Governors, The Deepings School, Park Road, Deeping St James, Peterborough, PE6 8NF.  Please mark your correspondence for the attention of the Chair of Governors.

Email:  sbairdparker@deepings.anthemtrust.uk

Telephone: 01778 342159

Vacancies

Governor vacancies are advertised when they arise.  The term of office is four years.  Interested persons will be given an application form and a skills audit to complete.

If you wish learn more about the work of the Governing Body, Sharron Baird-Parker, the Clerk to Governors will be happy to help:

sbairdparker@deepings.anthemtrust.uk

Governor Vacancies

We would like to invite enquiries from interested persons; whether parents or members of the community.

The governors will engage in all normal activities linked with the Local Governing Body including attending the termly Governing Body meetings (6 meetings per year) and visiting the school during the day.  In addition, each governor will have responsibility for a link area, including meeting with the link person/team on a termly basis and reporting your findings to the Head Teacher and Governing Body meetings.

Meetings usually take place on a Thursday evening at 6pm.  Please see the list of meeting dates on our Governing Body information section (at the bottom of this page).

If you are interested in joining our Local Governing Body, please contact Sharron Baird-Parker, Clerk to Governors for more information:  sbairdparker@deepings.anthemtrust.uk

The application form and skills audit are available in the Governing Body information section (at the bottom of this page).

Applications and skills audits should be returned to the Clerk once complete.

Full training will be provided.

Bridget Holland

Chair of Governors

Previous Governors

Governors who have served in the last twelve months:

Name

Role

Category

Appointed by

Term Dates

Relevant Business Interests

Other Governor Positions

Relationships with other governors or staff

Michael Ward

Maths Governor CfBT Schools Trust March 2018 - November 2018

Deeping St James Parish Councillor (April 2015)

Deepings First (Neighbourhood plan) member (April 2016)

None None

Rachael Smith

Behaviour and Wellbeing Governor CfBT Schools Trust October 2017 - March 2019 None None None

Valerie Hacker

Science Governor CfBT Schools Trust March 2018 - May 2019 None None None

Jamie Smith

Staff Governor CfBT Schools Trust January 2018 - August 2019 Peterborough Town Cricket Club and Rutland League Cricket Committee None  Staff

Local Governing Body Attendance

Governors Meeting Record of Attendance

The Deepings School 2018-19

 

 

Meetings

Exam Analysis

Data 1

 Data 2

Wellbeing

Data 3

Data 4

 

 
Date
11.10.18
15.11.18
24.1.19
21.3.19
2.5.19
18.7.19
Clerk

Sharron

Baird-Parker

Present

Present

Present

Present

Apologies

Present

Head Teacher

Richard

Lord

Present

Present

Present Present

Present

Present

Chair of Governors

Bridget

Holland

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor
Kevin Clayton n/a n/a Apologies Present Present Present
  Roger Gale n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Present
 
Rachel Garner Present Apologies Present Present Present Present
  Valerie Hacker Present Apologies Present Apologies n/a n/a
  Christine Halls n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Present
  Tim Hutton Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Helen Morgan Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Kate Shinkins-Hoppe Present Present Present Present Present Present
  Rachael Smith Present Present Apologies n/a n/a n/a
  Mike Ward Apologies Apologies n/a n/a n/a n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff
Fiona Litman Apologies Present Present Present Present Present
  Jamie Smith Present Present On duty Present Present Present

Documents