Meet the Trustees
Who are the Blue Bell Hill Academy Trustees?
- Mrs Rebecca Edge – Headteacher
- Ms Jose Coles – (Chair of Trustees + Safeguarding Trustee)
- Mrs Vicki Unwin - Vice Chair of Trustees
- Mrs Katherine Burke - Parent
- Mrs Nicola Gilzeane-Dakin - Community
- Miss Anna Spencer - Community
- Mrs Carol Parkinson -
- Mrs Edith Pagliacci
- Miss Lucy Bird - Parent
- Ms Jose Coles – (Chair of Trustees)
What is the role of a Governor?
Governors have the responsibility to;
ensure that the school has clear aims and values and is being run effectively and efficiently for the benefit of the pupils and the wider community
focus on raising standards of achievement, establishing high expectations and promoting effective teaching and learning so that every pupil achieves his/her full potential
to ensure that a viable and equitable budget is set
recognise and celebrate the achievements of the school
What do Governors do?
the Full Governing Body (all Governors) meets once each term for about an hour and a half. There is a formal agenda with an external Clerk to the Governors taking notes which become the official minutes of the meeting. The Headteacher provides a full update of the previous few months in a Headteacher Report and the Chair of Governors feeds back information about Governor Committee meetings, Governors visits and Governor monitoring
the two Committees, Personnel and Finance and Strategic also meet once each term
Governors are excepted to make both formal and inform visits to the school on a very regular basis to ensure that they are knowledgeable and informed about the school
Governors are always part of any recruitment process, including observing applicants teaching and taking part in formal interviews
Governors are expected to attend regular training session including induction training, safeguarding training and understanding data training
The Government expects Governors to;
systematically monitor the school’s progress towards meeting agreed development targets.
be well informed and knowledgeable about the school
take and support hard decisions in the interests of pupils
attend lessons to gather information about the school at work
How do I access the Governing Body documents?
The governing body documents are available on the academy trust website.
How do I contact the Governing Body?
Contact the Chair of Governors by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to the Chair of Governors addressed to the school or handed into the School Office.