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Tarporley High School
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Governance

SANDSTONE TRUST GOVERNANCE

From 1 December 2020 the Sandstone Trust Multi-Academy Trust came into being replacing the former single academy trust known as Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College.  The Sandstone Trust encompasses the following three schools, Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College, Eaton Primary School and Tarvin Primary School.

The governance arrangements for the trust were amended to reflect the change of status from the 1 December 2020 and are detailed below.

TRUST MEMBERS

Nigel Taylor

John Waddington

Dawn Joyce

Jo McDonald

Gareth Burton

The Members meet formally at their Annual General Meeting, and attend other meetings as required throughout the year.

 

TRUST BOARD

The Board of Trustees is responsible for the strategic direction of the Trust and accountable for the outcomes of the three schools. The Board normally meets twice each term to receive reports from the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairs of Governors of the three schools.  The Trust Board comprises the Finance and Audit Committee which also meets each year.

Operational accountability is delegated to the Governing Bodies of the three schools who meet termly to receive reports from its Advisory Panels (committees).

TRUSTEES

Nigel Taylor (Chair)

Jason Lowe

Judith Shorrock

John Gow

Dan Thomas

Simon Lazarus

Sarah Ford

Susan Walters

Seb Kramer

 

ALL TRUSTEE MEETINGS ARE ALSO ATTENDED BY:

Jason Lowe – Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Hayes – Director of Finance and Operations (Clerk to Trust Board)

Pamela Zborowski – HR & Governance Manager (minute taker for the Trust Board)

The Headteachers and Chairs of Governors of each school are invited to meetings as required.

 

ROLE OF MEMBERS

View the Governance Handbook to learn move about the role of members: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/governance-handbook

 

SPRING

Meeting

Date

Board of Trustees – First Half Term

Thursday 7th January 2021 18:00

Members AGM

Thursday 7th January 2021 19:00

Board of Trustees – Second Half Term

Wednesday 30th March 2021 16:30

 

SUMMER

Meeting

Date

Board of Trustees – First Half Term

TBC

Board of Trustees – Second Half Term

TBC


Key Governance Documents

Local Governing Body Vision

Driving a culture of excellence and achievement, to deliver outstanding outcomes for the whole school community

Challenging and Inspiring Governance

If you wish to contact any Governor, please send your message via e-mail to

Pamela Zborowski, the Clerk of the Governing Body -  pzborowski@tarporleyhigh.co.uk

Link to Governor Documents (Click Here)

Pamela Zborowski
Clerk to the Governing Body
Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College
Eaton Road, Tarporley. CW6 0BL
Tel: 01829 732558

Mr John Waddington

Mr Michael Lomas, Chair of the Governing Body

Jason Lowe, Headteacher

 

The Governing Body consists of Co-Opted Governors, Parent Governors, Teacher and Support Staff Governors.
The Full Governing Body meet once a term and there are also two different Committees who also meet at least once a term:

Parent Governors: Name of committee they attend 

Mrs Alison Dodwell-Cooke

Standards Committee

Miss Rachel Sims

Resources Committee

Mrs Bethany Spray

Resources Committee

CO-OPTED Governors: Name of committee they attend 

Mr Michael Lomas

(Chair of Governors)

Chair of Resources Committee

Staff governors NAME OF COMMITTEE THEY ATTEND

Mr Gavin McNeill

Teaching Staff

Standards Commitee

Miss Jane Hough

Support Staff

Resources Committee

 

Mr Jason Lowe

Headteacher

Resources Committee

 

 Annual Report & Financial Statements

Documents relating to The Academy’s financial performance are available for viewing below:

Sandstone Trust (formerly Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College) Financial Statement 19-20 PDF

Financial Statements 2018-19 PDF

Financial Statement 2017-18 PDF

Pecuniary Interests PDF

Governors Attendance at Meetings 2016-2017 PDF

Value for Money Statement 2013-14 PDF