The Olympus Academy Trust is committed to delivering an outstanding education for young people, ensuring that our students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.

We work in close partnership with our schools, ensuring that we facilitate the sharing of best practice and provide access to a wide range of partners and resources for the benefit of our students and the wider community. Visit our website here or follow us on Twitter @olympustrust.

Filton Hill School

Governors

The Governors at Filton Hill Primary:

                        

  Kirsten Lemming                         Laura Walker                                 Deb Roach
      Headteacher                            Deputy Head                                Staff Governor                                                                                                                
                  

   Elizabeth Potts                            Mike Fry                                      
Clerk to Governors                Chair of Governors                       
                                                            

                                 

     Jean-Noel Blanc                             Liz Hawkins                                Hannah Green
     Parent Governor                         Parent Governor
            Vice Chair/Parent Governor           

                                            

                                                                     Michelle Greaves
                                                                 Community Governor
The Role of Governors

Our main role is to support the Headteacher and the staff – the phrase often used to describe this role is ‘a critical friend’. We help them to set and reach targets and to strive for excellence across the whole spectrum of school life.  

Meetings attended year 2017/18 academic year:

14th September 2017

Apologies: Sarah Kingscott

Attending: Laura Walker, Deb Roach, Rev Elizabeth Gregory, Mike Fry, Hannah Green, Liz Hawkins, Kirsten lemming and Claire Banks

25th January 2018

Apologies: None sent  (Elizabeth Gregory absent.)

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

8th March 2018

Apologies: Jean-Noel Blanc and Rev. Elizabeth Gregory

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura Walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

17th May 2018

Apologies: Deb Roach and Rev. Elizabeth Gregory

Present: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura Walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Liz Hawkins and Michelle Greaves

Thursday 12th July 2018

Apologies: None sent, (Lizzie Gregory absent)

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

Thursday 20 September 2018

Apologies: None sent (Lizzy Gregory and Michelle Greaves absent)

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura Walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

Thursday 16th November 2018

Apologies: None sent, (Lizzie Gregory absent)

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

Thursday 15th November

Apologies: Elizabeth Hawkins, Michele Greaves

Attending; Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura Walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Claire Banks and Elizabeth Gregory

Thursday 17th January

Apologies: Elizabeth Gregory

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins, Michelle Greaves.

Thursday 14th March

Apologies: Elizabeth Gregory and Elizabeth Hawkins

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Michelle Greaves and Claire Banks

 Thursday 16th May

Apologies: Michelle Greaves

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins and Claire Banks

Thursday 11th July

Apologies: 

Attending: Mike Fry, Kirsten Lemming, Laura walker, Hannah Green, Jean-Noel Blanc, Deb Roach, Liz Hawkins, Michelle Greaves and Claire Banks

The Governing Committee has particular responsibilities for:

  • Setting aims and planning for the future of the school
  • Agreeing targets to raise standards of achievement
  • Ensuring that the curriculum meets the needs of all pupils
  • Monitoring the school budget
  • Staffing issues, including appointing the Headteacher and other staff, and determining salaries
  • Deciding the school’s policies
  • Making sure all pupils have equal opportunities within the school and providing for pupils with special educational needs
  • Ensuring the school site is well maintained, safe and secure
  • Dealing with complaints about the school

The Governing Committee meets at least once every term for a Local Governing Committee meeting (LGC).

There are several categories of governor, appointed by different groups that have an interest in the school. These are Community governors, Parents, and Staff. All governors have equal status, however they are appointed.

First name  Surname middle name

Governor

type

start of term end of term notes
Kirsten Lemming NONE ex-officio HT 01/09/18 01/09/19 Headteacher
Laura Walker Ann Staff 01/09/18 01/09/19 Deputy Head
Mike Fry John Community 01/09/18 01/09/19 Chair
Deb Roach Jane Staff 01/09/18 01/0919  
Elizabeth Hawkins Anne Parent 01/09/18 01/09/19  
Hannah Green Louise Parent 01/09/18 01/09/19  Vice Chair
Jean-Noel Blanc Marcel Andre Parent 01/09/18 01/09/19  
Michelle Greaves community 01/05/18 01/05/22

Pecuniary interests;

MICHELLE GREAVES: Training apprenticeships and project management

Our Parent governors are elected by parents. Staff governors are elected by school staff. Community governors are appointed by the Olympus Remuneration and Nominations Committee on behalf of the Olympus Board of Trustees.

We are committed to providing an excellent environment for all pupils to enjoy during their time at our school.

Olympus scheme of delegation

Local Governing Committee-Terms of reference

You can contact the Chair of Governors via the school office at enquiries@filtonhillprimary.co.uk.

Mike Fry
Chair of Governors