As an academy, the Local Governing Body of North Ridge Community School has delegated powers from the Nexus Multi Academy Trust Board of Directors, which are outlined in the Trust’s Scheme of Delegation.
The Chief Executive Officer and Officers of the Trust act as advisers to the Local Governing Body and attend most meetings
North Ridge Community Local Governing Body was constituted on 1st April 2020 and the following structure of Governance is now in place:
The total membership shall be not less than 7 and not more than 12.
The membership shall comprise:
How are Governors chosen?
There are different categories of Governors:Parent Governors, Staff Governors and Governors.
Parent Governors are elected by current parents when a vacancy becomes available. Staff Governors, are representatives of the teaching or support staff and are elected by the eligible staff when a vacancy becomes available. All Governors are appointed by the Local Governing Body. They are selected to provide skills and experience which Governors feel are required.
The Chair of the Local Governing Body is appointed by the Nexus Multi Academy Trust Board of Directors.
All Governors initially serve for a period of four years. At the end of the four years, they can stand for re-election or be re-appointed. Governors are free to resign before the end of their four-year term if they so wish.
|Rachel Potts||Governor Chair|
|Sam MacDonald||Head of School|
|Lisa Suter||Executive Head Teacher||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Jim Phillips||Parent Governor & Wellbeing Link Governor||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Jacky Tattershall||Governor||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Rachel Potts||Vice Chair & Safeguarding Link Governor||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Claire Garbutt||Teaching and Learning Link Governor||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Jade Soler -Alcaraz||Staff Governor||Attendance and Interest Data|
|Susan Kenny||Non Teaching Governor|
Governor Interests are reviewed at every meeting. All individual Governor information with regard to Interests & Attendance can be found with the Individual Governor Profiles by clicking on the links above.
Each individual Governor profile can be accessed by clicking on their name. (Not all are available yet -these will be added as they are received.)
Approved minutes of the Local Governing Body can be accessed at the bottom of this page.
The Local Governing Body meets at least once a half term, with additional meetings being arranged as required.
How can I contact the School Governors?
The Chair of Governors can be contacted via the school office.
You can also contact Clerking Services about any aspect of school governance at this address email@example.com
LGB Minutes and Agendas
Below are copies of the Local Governing Body agendas and minutes. Reports on the agendas for any of these meetings are available to the public for public inspection. If any member of the public would like to request a copy of any of the reports from a meeting agenda, please submit a request in writing, specifying which reports are being requested, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that published minutes will include the current and previous academic years (where applicable) for record management purposes. Should you wish to see minutes from previous years, we will happily provide these to you and would ask that you follow the FOI process as stated above.
Further useful governance information can be found on the Nexus Trust website. Please click here to locate documents such as the Governance Handbook, Glossary of Terms and the Scheme of Delegation.