The Governing Body

 

The Village Federation has 17 governors and a clerk to the Governing Body who meet at least once a term. Please scroll down for further information including meeting dates, register of business interests, committee membership and links to pen-portraits of the governors.

Parents wishing to bring up items for discussion at a Governors’ meeting should in the first instance contact a Parent Governor who will pass on the information to the Headteacher and Chair of Governors.

Name

Type of Governor Other Roles Appointing Body Date of Appointment Term of Office expiry date
David Truby Foundation (Ex-Officio)

 

The Derby Diocesan Board of Education 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Gregg Cole
Local Authority

Chair of Governors

Data Protection Officer

Named Governor for Safeguarding,SEND and Anti-Bullying for FitzHerbert

Derbyshire Local Authority 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
David Bone
Parent (Carsington & Hopton)
 

The Carsington & Hopton Parent Body

1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Peter Johnston Executive Headteacher
Executive Headteacher The Village Federation Governing Body 1st September 2019 Whilst in post as Executive Headteacher
Pete Buller
Foundation Named Governor for Safeguarding,SEND and Anti-Bullying for Carsington & Hopton Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Carsington & Hopton Parochial Church Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
VACANCY Foundation (Carsington & Hopton Parent) Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Carsington & Hopton Parochial Church Council
Aimée Tinkler Foundation (Carsington & Hopton Staff) Carsington & Hopton Head of School The Temperance Gell Trustees 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Louise Van Adrichem
Co-Opted (Kirk Ireton Parent) The Village Federation Governing Body 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Annette Froggatt Foundation (The FitzHerbert Staff)
The FitzHerbert Head of School The FitzHerbert Family 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Ken Croft Foundation Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Fenny Bentley Parochial Church Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Rachel Hathaway Staff Teacher at Kirk Ireton The Kirk Ireton Staff Body 1st September 2019 31st August 2019
VACANCY Foundation (FitzHerbert Parent)

 

Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Fenny Bentley Parochial Church Council
Ann-Marie Fearn Foundation (Kirk Ireton Community) Named Governor for Safeguarding,SEND and Anti-Bullying for Kirk Ireton Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Kirk Ireton Parochial Church Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Heather Dixon Foundation (Kirk Ireton Parent) Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Kirk Ireton Parochial Church Council 2nd December 2020 1st December 2024
VACANCY Foundation (Ex-Officio) The Derby Diocesan Board of Education 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Natalie de Sousa Parent (The FitzHerbert)   The FitzHerbert Parent Body 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
VACANCY Co-Opted (Kirk Ireton/Carsington Community)

 

The Village Federation Governing Body 
Kim Meakin   Clerk to the Governors The Village Federation Governing Body 1st September 2019  N/A

You can also 'Meet the Governors' by clicking here

Register of Business Interests and Other Information about the Governing Body

Committee Membership and the Overall Structure of the Governing Body

Click Here for the January 2020 Instrument of Government

Click Here to download a copy of the Governance Handbook (October 2020)

Click Here to link to the Derbyshire Governor website with useful links for governors

 

FULL GOVERNORS' MEETINGS 2021/2022

Click Here to view Governor Meeting Attendance in the 2020/21 Academic Year

Tuesday 28th September 2021 6.30pm The FitzHerbert Primary School

Monday 29th November 2021 6.30pm Carsington & Hopton Primary School

Wednesday 19th January 2022 6.30pm Kirk Ireton Primary School (Training Event)

Tuesday 5th April 2022 6.30pm The FitzHerbert Primary School

Monday 11th July 2022 6.30pm Carsington & Hopton Primary School 

Tuesday 27th September 2022 6.30pm Kirk Ireton Primary School

 

COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE

*Governors can refer to the diary on GovernorHub for the upcoming committee dates*

Distinctiveness as a Church School Committee

Equipment and Premises Committee 

 Finance Committee

Personal Development, Behaviour and Attendance Committee

Personnel Committee 

Quality of Education Committee 

 

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