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

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 Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Carsington & Hopton Parochial Parish Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Rebecca Torrance-Jenkins Foundation (Carsington & Hopton Parent) Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Carsington & Hopton Parochial Parish Council 11th March 2020 10th March 2024
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) Named Governor for Safeguarding,SEND and Anti-Bullying for Kirk Ireton 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 Parish 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
Rebecca van der Westhuizen Foundation (FitzHerbert Parent)

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

Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Fenny Bentley Parochial Parish Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Ann-Marie Fearn Foundation (Kirk Ireton Community) Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Kirk Ireton Parochial Parish Council 1st September 2019 31st August 2023
Vacancy Foundation (Kirk Ireton Parent) Derby Diocesan Board of Education via Kirk Ireton Parochial Parish Council
Carollyn McDonald 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
Bex Cole Morgan Co-Opted (Kirk Ireton/Carsington Community)

Vice-Chair of Governors

Named Governor for Safeguarding,SEND and Anti-Bullying for Carsington & Hopton

The Village Federation Governing Body  1st February 2020 31st January 2024
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 (March 2019)

 

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

 

FULL GOVERNORS' MEETINGS 2020/2021

Tuesday 29th September 2020 6.30pm Kirk Ireton Primary School (Virtual Meeting)

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 6.30pm Carsington & Hopton Primary School

Monday 18th January 2021 6.30pm The FitzHerbert Primary School (Training Event)

Wednesday 31st March 2021 6.30pm Kirk Ireton Primary School

Monday 5th July 2021 6.30pm Carsington & Hopton Primary School 

Tuesday 28th September 2021 6.30pm The FitzHerbert Primary School

 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS

*Click on the Committee Title for Terms of Reference*     

Equipment and Premises: Monday 5th October 2020 8am (Virtual Meeting)

 Finance: Wednesday 11th November 2020 8am (Virtual Meeting)

Distinctiveness as a Church School: Tuesday 20th October 2020 3.45pm (Virtual Meeting)

Personal Development, Behaviour and Attendance: Tuesday 3rd November 2020 8am (Virtual Meeting)

Personnel:  Monday 9th November 2020 1pm (Virtual Meeting)

Quality of Education: Tuesday 9th March 2021 9.30am (Virtual Meeting) 

 

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