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Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Cropwell Bishop Primary School

Governance

Cropwell Bishop Primary School is part of Equals Trust

Governors of ‘The Acorn Federation’ (Cropwell Bishop Primary School and Burton Joyce Primary School)

 Mr Chris Keast    
Mr Peter Strutton  Mr Mark Fenner  
Mrs Helen Mullen  Mr Terry Hazard  
Mr Lyndon Williams  Mr Richard Bateman  
Mrs Emma Wakefield  Mr Darren Knowles  
 Mr Richard Prescott  Mr Jeremy Lee  
 Mrs Jenny Cook Ms Natalie Houghton  
Ms Jane Harding    

The federated governing body will:

  • Have a balance of members from each side
  • Have a commitment to fairness in the leadership of the governing body, eg, the chair and vice-chair will be representative of the two schools/communities
  • Have a commitment to equality in the priorities in the Federation Strategic Plan and equality of the number of priorities in each School Improvement Plan
  • Assess the impact of decisions on both schools when considering staff or shared services
  • Support and monitor both schools equally
  • Ensure governors from both communities will familiarise themselves with both schools, their strengths and their challenges
  • Work as one entity to support the governors within it, regardless of which community they represent
  • Honour the mission statements of both schools to direct resources
  • Ensure that both schools retain their individual identities.