The Ashcombe School

Special responsibilities of nominated Governors

Chairman of Governors: Terry McDonald

Vice Chairman of Governors: Chris Coughlin

Child Protection / Children in Care Governor - Terry McDonald

(i) monitors that appropriate processes are in place and actioned for all aspects of Child Protection in school and

(ii) that appropriate educational and pastoral support is provided for Children in Care who attend the school.

Disability Equality (including Accessibility) Governor - Hazel Watson

Monitors that appropriate procedures are in place and actioned to support disabled students, staff and visitors in school and that accessibility issues are properly considered.

Special Needs Governors - Julie Newman

Liaise with SEN Manager and monitor the provision for SEN students in school.

Alternative Learning Provision Governor - Rachael Green

Monitors the external ALP provision for students in sites external to the school.

Work-related Learning Governors – Nick Russell (H&S) and Mike Giles (local business links/Careers Fair)

Monitors the provision of work experience for Year 11 and Lower Sixth students, the International Business Week and annual Careers Fair.

School Council Governor - Erica Lanyon (Mike Giles in Erica’s absence)

Represents the G B by attending meetings of the School Council.

Chatterbox Nursery Liaison Governor - To Be Confirmed

Visits the Chatterbox Nursery and monitors provision.

Sports Hall Governor - Margaret Brett

Represents the G B when meetings are held to discuss Sports Hall issues.

Dorking Governors’ Forum Governors - Denise Campbell, Terry McDonald

Represent The Ashcombe School at meetings of governors from schools within the Dorking Partnership group.