A message from the Chair of Governors

May I take this opportunity to welcome you to Abbots Farm Junior School. Governors are extremely proud of how the school is consistently improving and this last year has been no exception.Our excellent results and the recent Ofsted inspection have resulted in our school achieving the coverted 'Outstanding' status.
 
In the last four years the governors have successfully appointed a dynamic Senior Leadership team under the leadership of the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher.  
Our school offers an engaging and exciting curriculum and all members of the school community are instrumental in driving school improvement.
 
The culture between staff and parents is very open and I would encourage you to make the most of your child’s time here by engaging as much as possible with the excellent staff we are fortunate to work with. If you wish to get involved more as a helper, a member of the PTA or as a Governor, please contact the school.
 
Mr Gary Smallwood
Chair of Governors 

Abbots Farm Junior School Governing Body – September 2018

Type of

Governor

Name

Date of

Appointment

 

Term of

Office

Appointed

by

Committee

membership

Other school Governor posts?

Attendance

Record

Business

Interests

Relationship

with school staff

Local Authority

(Chair)

Gary

Smallwood

 

01/12/2010

 

30/09/2017

Local

Authority

 

Standards (Curriculum)

Resources

Pay Committee

 

 

No

FGB 6/6

Resources 2/2

Standards 2/2

No

No

 

Co-opted

Tegeirian Stephanie Forsyth

 

02/03/2016

 

01/03/2020

 

Governing Body

Resources (Chair)

Pay Committee (Chair)

Curriculum responsibility

 

 

No

FGB 3/4

Resources 1/1

No

No

 

Co-opted

Sara

Kathryn Bax

 

01/03/2012

 

06/07/2019

 

Governing

Body

Standards (Chair)

(Safeguarding, SEND & Attendance)

 

No

 

FGB 6/6

Standards 2/2

No

No

 

Co-opted

Mark Anthony Issitt

 

10/09/2013

 

06/07/2019

Governing Body

Premises

Health & Safety

 

No

FGB 5/6

Resources 2/2

 

School Site Manager

Married to Mrs N Issitt (TA3 & Lunch Supervisor)

Parent

(Vice-Chair)

 

Lorna Smith

 

29/04/2014

 

28/04/2018

Governing

Body

(sole applicant)

Standards

(English)

Pay Committee

 

No

FGB 6/6

Standards 2/2

 

No

No

 

Co-opted

 

Deborah Kym Short

 

12/03/2017

 

11/03/2021

 

Governing Body

(sole applicant)

Resources

 

Maths responsibility

Yes. Previously Chair of Governors at Abbots Farm Infant School

FGB 5/6

Resources 2/2

 

No

No

 

Head Teacher

 

Joss

Andrews

 

01/01/2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

No

Newly

Appointed

No

No

Staff

Denise Karen Margaret Beech

 

01/09/2012

 

30/09/2017

 

Staff

 

Premises

 

No

FGB 6/6

 

No

No

Parent

Dipak Mistry

July 2017

July 2021

Governing Body

(previously LA)

Standards

Resources

 

No

FGB 3/5

Standards 0/1

 

No

 

No

 


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If you would like to get more involved in your local community, why not consider becoming a school governor? We currently have vacancies for 4 Co-opted governors at our school.  If you are interested in joining our highly motivated and dedicated team, please contact our clerk to governors, Mrs Caroline Warneck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively please phone the school office on 01788 576074.   Useful information on becoming a school governor is available at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/becomeagovernor

Please note that these vacancies are not available to parents of pupils at the school. 

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