Kirkstall St. Stephen’s C of E (Voluntary Aided) Primary School


Kirkstall St Stephen’s Church of England (VA) Primary School Governing Body


Chair: Mr Philip Baldacchino-Steward
Vice Chair: Mrs Christine Greaves


The constitution of the governing body is:




1 Local Authority (LA) governor, recommended by the LA and approved by the governing body


2 Parent governors, formally elected through a ballot of parents unless the election is uncontested


1 staff governor, formally elected by staff employed at school


5 foundation governors, appointed by the Church Diocese




The governing body operates with the following subcommittees who meet separately in advance of the main governing body meeting each term:


Resources committee - responsible for staffing including the appointment and role of the SENCO, equality and diversity, finance, property management, health and safety and nutritional standards. Committee chair: Mr Phil Baldacchino-Steward


Teaching and learning committee - responsible for teaching and learning matters including target setting, standards and achievement, SEN (including reporting annually on the success of the SEN policy), monitoring teaching and learning and curriculum provision and ensuring that the governing body is represented at school improvement discussions. Committee chair: Mr Rich Warrington


Pupil support - responsible for behaviour, safeguarding, attendance, children’s spiritual, moral social and cultural development, children, parent and staff voice, extra-curricular activities, pupil premium, cluster and other partnerships.

Committee chair: Mrs Fiona Venner

Special Responsibilities


Health & Safety: Mrs Susan Hudson
Safeguarding & Child Protection: Mrs Christine Greaves
RE & Collective Worship: Revd. Stephen Kaye
SEND: Mr Rich Warrington
Pupil Premium: Mr Rich Warrington
Looked After Children: Mrs Christine Greaves
Training: Mrs Susan Hudson
Complaints: Mr Phil Steward
School Improvement Advisor visits: Mr Phil Steward
Equalities: Mr Rich Warrington
EYFS: Mrs Christine Greaves
Sport Funding: Mr Phil Steward
Performance Data: Mr Phil Steward
Financial Data: Mr Phil Steward
Attendance: Mrs Christine Greaves

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of
all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.