The Governing Body welcomes you to our school and look forward to meeting you in school and at school events.
Chair of Governors
Responsibilities: behaviour, SEND, EYFS, TA support
I live local to the school and have two children
Vice-Chair of Governors
Responsibilities: Mental Health and Wellbeing (including pupil voice), Music
Local Authority Governor
Responsibilities: Pupil Premium, curriculum, Art and Design, Geography, History
I live in nearby Gainsborough. I have two children,
Responsibilities: safeguarding, attendance, GDPR & e-safety, Maths
I live locally and have two children who attend
Responsibilities: English, Phonics, Modern Foreign Languages (French)
I live locally and have two children. My husband
Clerk to Governors
We are very lucky at Morton Trentside that we have a enthusiastic and dedicated team of governors who come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own skills and expertise to our governing body. Together with the Headteacher, their role is to maintain and improve the quality of education and standards of achievement within the school and strive to provide an outstanding education and meet the aims of the school.
In summary, there are three key roles of the governing bodies of all schools:
1. To provide a strategic view of where the school is heading
2. To act as a critical friend of the school
3. To hold the school to account for the educational standards it achieves and quality of the
education it provides.
The Governing Body has been reconstituted in line with statutory guidance, our instrument of governance, which was amended by the governing body on 30th January 2017. The Local Authority Variance order was granted on 2nd February 2017 and our instrument of governance states that we can have 9 appointed Governors, as follows:
3 elected parents
1 nominated Local Authority Governor
1 elected staff member
3 Co-opted governors
The Chair of the Governing Body is Mrs Stacey Round.
At the present time we have a vacancy for a parent governor. If anyone would like more information regarding this role or would like to contact the governors, please contact the Clerk, Sarah-Jane Eggleton, either in writing by leaving a letter at the office or via the school enquiries email:
The Governing Body attends six full governing body meetings throughout the year.
As a Local Authority Primary School, it is imperative that we, as governors, continuously review the school's position with regard to academisation and strive to make the best decisions for our school. Therefore, the governing body is currently looking to explore all the avenues available for the strategic future of our school.