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                                                        Lead Governor Roles and Responsibilities

                                                                                                                  Updated March 2022

Role Governor/s Responsibilities

 SEND provision
 SEND budget and resources
 Students’ progress

Safeguarding Gwen Godfrey 

 Child & adult protection
 Staff conduct
 Allegations of abuse against staff
 Safeguarding systems
 Online safety
 DSL link: training & resources
 Curriculum requirements re safeguarding
 Safer recruitment and single central record
 Children missing in education
 Radicalisation and Prevent Duty
 Looked after children (safeguarding)

Careers, employability and transition

 Vivien Hepworth  Careers education and guidance and employer engagement

Quality of education

 Julia Coop  Curriculum intent, implementation, and impact
 Chair: Quality and Standards Committee

Behaviour and attitudes

 Gemma Card
Leigh Staff
 Attitudes to learning
 Attendance and punctuality
 Respectful relationships 

Governor training and development

 Tamsin Jones
David Pierpoint
 Governor training and development

Health and safety and estates

Jon Thoresen   Health and safety

Parent engagement and voice

 Jill Slotnick  Parental engagement

Pupil premium and funding / bursaries

Vivienne Dews   Includes Pupil Premium Grant, PE and Sports Funding, 16-19
 Bursaries, Post-19 Bursaries and other
 Focus on implementation and allocation of resources and the
 educational impact of pupil progress
 Looked After Children (attainment)

Staff wellbeing, workload and engagement

Amanda Riddle   Staff wellbeing and mental health
 Staff workload
 Staff engagement
 Staff survey
 Links with Human Resources and wider Young Epilepsy initiatives

Residential provision

 Vivienne Dews  Education and Residential Services link governor
 Link for leadership, management and delivery of the boarding and
 welfare provision
Finance  David Pierpoint  Financial oversight
 Chair: Finance and Resources Committee

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