Bushfield Road Infant School

Our School

Governing Body

The Governing body is responsible, together with Mrs Bass and the Senior Leadership Team, for the strategic management and leadership of the school.

Governors approve the school mission statement, policies and practices of the school and contribute to the constant drive to further improve standards and to meet the needs of all pupils attending the school. The governors are involved in The School Development Plan and are aware of the school’s priorities for each academic year. They also approve the school budget and ensure all curriculum and legal requirements are met.

Governors attend a full Governing Body meeting three times a year and also attend termly committee meetings, which include Safeguarding, Resources and Performance meetings.

In addition, Governors carry out particular responsibilities within school and they implement Learning Walks and governor visits to carry out their monitoring roles. Governors take responsibility for school priorities as identified in The School Development Plan and write reports to share their findings and experiences.

Parents wishing to become Governors are encouraged to apply when vacancies arise and are welcome to ask any of the Governing Body for further information regarding the expectations and roles and responsibilities of a new Governor.

If any parent wishes to contact a member of the Governing Body, a letter can be left at the school office.

Meet Our Governors

  • Mrs T Bass - Head teacher
  • Mr D Batley - Co-Chair
  • Mrs D Bradley - Staff
  • Miss J Taw - Parent
  • Mrs K Turnbull - Deputy Head teacher
  • Mr S Turnbull - Co-Chair
  • Mrs L Ward - Vice chair
  • Mrs Penny Codd - Parent
  • Miss Sarah Lewis - Parent

REGISTER OF INTERESTS

Name of Governing Body: Bushfield Road Infant School

Date Compiled: October 2019 

Name of Governor Category Appointed By Date of Appointment Term of Office (end date if applicable)

From | To
Committees Roles & Responsibilities Any other educational establishments governed Business & Pecuniary Interests Relationships with school staff, including spouse, partners or relatives Number of meetings attended in previous academic year

Gov | Cmte
Tracy Bass Head Teacher Gov Body Mar 2001 September 2009 | n/a Performance Resources Safety Head Teacher Child Protection Safeguarding CIN / SEND Assessment No None None 3 | 10
Damian Batley Co-opt Gov Body Apr 2011 Apr 2019 | Apr 2023 Performance Resources Safety Chair Science No None None 3 | 9
Diane Bradley Co-opt Gov Body Nov 1993 Apr 2019 | Apr 2023 Safety Assessment G&T SEND No None None 2 | 3
Juliana Taw Parent Parents Feb 2018 Feb 2018 | Feb 2022 Resources Safety PE Sports Premium Pupil Premium No None None 3 | 6


Name of Governor Category Appointed By Date of Appointment Term of Office (end date if applicable)

From | To
Committees Roles & Responsibilities Any other educational establishments governed Business & Pecuniary Interests Relationships with school staff, including spouse, partners or relatives Number of meetings attended in previous academic year

Termly | Cmte
Karen Turnbull Staff Gov Body Mar 2010 Mar 2018 | Mar 2022 Performance Resources Safety Deputy Head Art /DT Enterprise Child Protection Safeguarding Mental Health Champion Resilience Pupil Premium Poverty Proofing Narrowing the Gap No None None 3 | 9
Steven Turnbull LA Gov LA Dec 2009 Mar 2018 | Mar 2022 Performance Resources Safety Co-Chair Art / DT Computing Safeguarding PREVENT E-Safety No None Spouse of Deputy Head 3 | 9
Linda Ward Community Co-opted March 2001 Apr 2019 | Apr 2023 Performance Resources Safety Vice Chair/ Foundation Stage/Religious Education Appraisal No None None 3 | 8
Penny Codd Parent Parents March 2019 Mar 2019 | Mar 2023 Performance Literacy None None None 1 | 0
Sarah Lewis Parent Parents Jan 2019 Jan 2019 | Jan 2023 Maths None None None 2 | 2