Governance Information

Publication of Governor’s Details and the Register of Interests

The government’s statutory guidance setting out the arrangements for the constitution of school governing bodies states that:

“Governors hold an important public office and their identity should be known to their
school and wider communities. In the interests of transparency, a governing body
should publish on its website up-to-date details of its governance arrangements in a
readily accessible form.”

Structure and remit of the governing body and committees

Position Name
Chair Howard Freeman
Resources Committee Chair Andy Cole
Pupil, Parent and Community Committee Chair
Curriculum Committee Chair

Governing Body Constitution

Category of governor Appointing body Number of governors
Staff Elected by school staff 2
Parent Elected by school parents 2
Foundation All Saints Church PCC / Sheffield Diocesan Education Board 9
Co-opted School governing body 2
Local Authority Sheffield LA 1

Governor Details

This table includes governors who have served at any point over the past 12 months.

Name Date of appointment Term of office Date stepped down Pecuniary interests / other governance roles
Staff governors
Karole Sargent n/a (ex officio) n/a
Chris Grainger 4 years n/a
Parent governors
Yeyenta Osasu 4 years n/a
[vacancy] 4 years n/a
Laura Lashmar September 2009 4 years July 2015
Foundation governors
Rev. Paul Oakley n/a (ex officio) n/a
Andy Cole September 2013 4 years n/a Community governor at King Ecgbert School
Kathryn Deakin 4 years n/a
Peter Quarrell 4 years n/a
Neil Hayden 4 years n/a
Heather Schofield 4 years n/a
Heather Green 4 years n/a
[vacancy] 4 years n/a
[vacancy] 4 years n/a
Co-opted governors
Howard Freeman June 2015 2 years n/a Governing body
[vacancy] 2 years n/a
Local Authority governors
[vacancy] 4 years n/a

Attendance Records 2014-15

Name Full Governing Body meetings attended (max 3) Committee meetings attended (max 3)
Howard Freeman

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