Governors

Marish Primary School Governing Body


Marish Academy Trust

The Strategic Board consists of 8 Directors appointed by the Members. Term of Office is 4 years.

There are at least 5 Members who appoint new members. Term of Office is 4 years

The Local Advisory Board consist of:

  • 4 Parent Governors who are elected by the parent body of the Academies. Term of Office is 4 years.
  • 3 Staff Governors, 2 of which are elected by the staff body, the third is the Executive Head. Term of Office is 4 years for elected members. The Executive Head is on-going.
  • 1 Community Governor who is appointed by the Local Advisory Board. Term of Office is 4 years.
For the academic Year 2015-16 the Directors/Members are:
                                                                                      Term of Office            Attendance 15/16
Mrs Uzema Ahmad (Chair)             D/M                      1/6/16 – 31/5/20                  81%
Mr Vic Bunby                                    D/M                         9/2/15 – 8/2/19                    36%
Mrs Gill Denham (Exec HT)             D                              10/11/14                                90%
Mrs Vivienne Turner                        D                              20/10/15 – 19/10/19           72%
Revd. Robin Grayson                        D/M                        20/10/15 – 19/10/19           63.3%
Mrs Chris Small                                  D/M                        14/3/16 – 13/3/20                80%
 
Mr Tim Neale                                    D/M                          12/1/15 – 11/10/15              Nil
Mrs Helen Abell                                D                               17/2/14 – 16/2/18                 66%
 
Local Advisory Board 2015-16:
Community:
Mrs Sheila Kitchener                                                        1/6/12 – 31/5/16                      33%
Parents:
Mr Prince William Blankson                                         23/1/15 – 22/1/19                   100%
Mr Mohammed Younas                                                23/1/15 – 22/1/19                   100%
Mrs Carol Heywood                                                       1/9/13 – 31/8/17                      100%
Mrs Vivienne Turner         (see above)                        1/9/13 – 31//17
Staff:
Mrs Carol Conlon                                                           1/10/13 – 30/9/17                    100%
Mrs Helen Abell                (see above)                         1//9/13 – 31/8/17
 

Interests:

No Pecuniary Interests have been declared.

Personal interests:

Mrs G Denham has declared that two of her daughters are employed at Marish Academy Trust, one as a teaching assistant and the other as an assistant head teacher. Furthermore, Mr William Bradshaw, Executive Lead for Facilities and Resources Development, rents a room and resides in Mrs Denham’s home during the week in term time.

Mr A Wroblewski has declared that his spouse is working at the Trust.

No Governors sit on the Governing Bodies of other schools/academies

 

The Clerk to the Governors is Mrs Kay Lathey

 

31. Scheme of Delegation    
Delegated Duty Value Delegated Authority Method / Notes
Ordering Goods & Services Up to £1,000 Subject Leaders (budget holders) and a member of the ALT Select from preferred supplier list unless agreed by the Business Manager/Bursar/Finance Officer or Executive Finance Lead
Up to £3,000 Business Manager or Bursar and a member of the ALT  
Up to £7,500 Any two of the below:    Associate Headteacher Deputy Head teacher Executive Finance Lead Executive Facilities Lead  and a member of the ALT 3 Quotes required at £5k and above as a minimum
Up to £30,000 Executive Headteacher 3 Quotes required at £5k and above as a minimum
Over £30,000 A Trustee Formal Tendering process inc. OJEU where appropriate
Invoice Approval Any provided officer did not approve order Executive Headteacher Associate Headteacher        Deputy Head, Executive Finance Lead, Executive Facilities Lead, Business Manager  
Quote acceptance other than lowest Authority to accept other than lowest Quote or tender up to £10,000 Executive Headteacher  
Authority to accept other than lowest Quote or tender above £10,000 Strategic Board  
Tender Opening Any approved value Any two of the below:     The Executive Head Finance Director     Facilities Director              A Trustee  
Signatories for Cheques, BACS and other bank transfers Any approved payment value Any two from:        Executive Head, Associate Head, Deputy Head   Executive Finance Lead  
Signatories for EFA grant claims and returns Any Executive Head  

 

 

Virement of budget between budget headings Up to £15,000 and cumulative value in a year of £30,000   Also to be reported to the Strategic Board via budget monitoring
Over £15,000 Or cumulative value in a year over £50,000 A Trustee Also to be reported to the Strategic Board via budget monitoring
Disposal of assets Up to £1,000 Associate Headteacher but also to notify Executive Headteacher Must be no longer needed and given to a charity(as per section 2.4 of the AFH Sep 12)
Over £1,000 or not given to a charity Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.5 of the AFH Sep 12)  
Write off of bad debts Single item of £500 or cumulative items totalling £2,000 Executive Headteacher  
Above values stated above but less than values stated below A Trustee  
Equivalent to the lesser of 1 % of annual income Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.4  
or £45,000 for single transaction Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.4 of the AFH Sep 12)  
Enter into a lease agreement of 3 years or less. As per order approval levels   Must be an operating lease and not permitted to be a finance lease.
Enter into a lease agreement of 3 years or more. Any value Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.6 of the AFH Sep 12) Must be an operating lease and not permitted to be a finance lease.
Purchase or sale of any freehold property Any Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.4 of the AFH Sep 12)  
Granting of any leasehold or tenancy agreement of any length Any Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.4 of the AFH Sep 12)  

 

Taking up of any leasehold or tenancy agreement of less than 3 years Any Strategic Board  
Taking up of any leasehold or tenancy agreement of 3 or more years Any Secretary of State consent(as per section 2.4 of the AFH Sep 12)  
Raising invoices to collect income Up to £5,000 Finance Officer, Bursar, Business Manager, Executive Finance Lead  
£10,000 to £20,000 Executive Headteacher  
over £20,000 Strategic Board  
Payroll payment authorisation Any Executive Head  
Payroll Timesheets (overtime, casual work, variations etc)   Executive Head     Associate Headteacher Deputy Head            Executive Finance Lead     Executive Facilities Lead  Business Manager  
Appointment of staff Executive Headteacher Strategic Board  
Leadership and Senior Management Staff Executive Headteacher and Strategic Board or Leadership Consultant  
Other staff Executive Headteacher who delegated to a member of the ALT  

 

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