Governors

The R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School has a Governing body that oversees the school.  All members were appointed by the Governing Board as the only representatives.R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School Governing Board has the following core strategic functions:

Assisting the strategic direction, by:
– Supporting the vision, values, and objectives for the school
– Understanding the strengths of the school, informed by the views of pupils, parents and staff
– Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
– Meeting our statutory duties
Ensuring accountability, by:
– Considering the content of regular reports on progress towards targets
– Contributing to school self-evaluation
– Providing support and challenge to the Leadership Team
– Engaging with stakeholders
– Ensuring value for money is obtained
– Ensuring risks to the organisation are managed

R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School Governors

Philip Gawthorpe – Original Governor at start of School (appointed Chair 02.11.16 by Directors)
Martin Davies – Head Teacher of R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School when opened (appointed by Directors 05.01.17)
Nicky Bailey – R.E.A.L. Foundation Trust representative (appointed by Directors 05.01.17)
Pat Graham – Original Governor at start of School (appointed Vice Chair 02.11.16 by Directors)
Jon Glover – Original Governor at start of School (appointed by Directors 05.01.17)
Brian Smith – Original Governor at start of School (appointed by Directors 05.01.17)
David Rogers – Health & Safety Governor (appointed by Directors 13.07.17)
Lynda Statham – Safeguarding Governor (appointed by Directors 13.07.17)
Martin Thorne – Staff Governor (appointed by staff vote 02.11.16)
Nicky Ball – Staff Governor (appointed by staff vote 02.11.16)
Fay Hunter – Staff Governor (appointed by staff vote 02.11.16)

Dr Craig Small – Original Governor at start of School (appointed by Directors 05.01.17 – resigned  10.06.2017),
Joe Chandy – Parent Governor (appointed by staff vote 02.11.16 – resigned 7.11.18)

Governor Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests:

Brian Smith is a director and shareholder of R.E.A.L. Education Ltd.

All other governors have declared no business or pecuniary interests.

Governing Body Meetings Attendance:

Wednesday 7th November 2018 at Woodhouse Road
Present: Phil Gawthorpe, Martin Davies, Pat Graham, Steve Quinn, Dave Rogers, Fay Hunter, Nicky Bailey, Richard Ball, Michele Fowler, Kirsten Gibson
Minuted by Nicky Holland
Guests: Mark Spencer
Apologies – Nicky Ball, Lynda Statham, Clare Walker, Martin Thorne, Jenny Egglestone

Wednesday 13th June 2018 3.30pm at Woodhouse Road
Present: Martin Davies, Phil Gawthorpe, Pat Graham, Martin Thorne, Fay Hunter, Richard Ball, Sian Bullen, Brian Smith, Lynda Statham, Martin Thorne, Nicky Bailey, Michele Fowler, Kirsten Gibson,
Minuted by Nicky Holland
Guests: Chris Obrien, Kay Carter
Apologies: Clare Walker, Nicky Ball, Dave Rogers, Joe Chandy

Wednesday 7th March 2018 3.30pm at Woodhouse Road
Present: Martin Davies,  Phil Gawthorpe, Pat Graham, Martin Thorne, Nicky Ball, Fay Hunter, Dave Rogers, Joe Chandy,  Richard Ball, Sian Bullen, Clare Walker
Minuted by Nicky Holland
Apologies: Brian Smith, Lynda Statham, Martin Thorne

Find out more about some of R.E.A.L. Alternative Provision School’s highly experienced board of Governors.