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Governors

Welcome to Governance at

Culverstone Green Primary School

 

Please see below details of The Golden Thread Alliance governance arrangements along with information for each of our Governors who has served at any point over the past 12 months and, where applicable, their full name, date of appointment, term of office, date they stepped down, who appointed them, and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions. This information complies with the requirements of the Academy Trust Handbook.

 

The Chair of the Board of Trustees is Philip Vander Gucht

The Accounting Officer of the Trust is Garry Ratcliffe, Chief Executive Officer

The Chair of the Local Governing Body is Debbie Maxted

The Named Safeguarding Governor is Debbie Maxted

 

Our Governing Body is supported by our governance team:

 

Nicole Caulfield - Deputy Chief Executive, Governance and Community - nicole.caulfield@golden-thread.org

Sarah Steven - Trust Lead Governance Professional - governancelead@golden-thread.org

Sue Hart - Clerk to the Local Governing Bodies - clerk@golden-thread.org

 

The three core functions of governance are

 

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

 

Details of the Members, Board of Trustees, the Articles of Association, Scheme of Delegation and Financial Accounts of the Trust can be viewed via the following link to The Golden Thread Alliance Trust website:

http://www.golden-thread.org/governance