Welcome to the Governors’ section of our website which aims to introduce you to the governing body at our school.
The key role of the Local Governing Body is to provide a balance of challenge and support to school leaders, understanding the strengths and areas for improvement in the school.
Our responsibilities are to:
1. Deliver the Trust and school strategy and vision, contributing to the creation of the School Development Plan and ensuring this sets priorities to deliver the strategy articulated by the Trust in the local context
2. Support educational Improvement by ensuring that the plans put in place by Head Teacher and School Improvement specialists are leading to improved outcomes for children. This will include reviewing the impact and effectiveness of the pupil and sports premium spend, as well as reviewing progress against the School Development Plan
3. Monitor safeguarding outcomes in the school
4. Review recommendations from the Bridge specialists relating to IT and Health and Safety and highlight any concerns identified with proposed plans
5. Engage with stakeholders – examine, evaluate and feedback to parents and other stakeholders on the overall quality of the children’s experience in the school as well as identify, understand and respond to stakeholder’s views and concerns.
Pelynt and Polruan Academies enjoy the benefits of a joint governing body
Meet the Governors
John Mason–Chair of Governors- Community Governor (Safeguarding/welfare Governor)
Sheila Morrell Davis– Community Governor (SEN/EYFS/Pupil Premium Governor)
Jo Eastley- Community Governor
Harriet Allen- Community Governor
Helen Doe- Community Governor
Kelly Edwards- Head of School (Pelynt)
Jane Wills- Head of School (Polruan)
Joanna Sandy- Staff Governor
Jane Wakeham- Staff Governor
Julia Stoneman- Clerk to Governors
LGB Monitoring at our Academies
As the strategic leaders of our school, Governors have a vital role to play in ensuring every child gets the best possible education and are therefore an integral part of the monitoring schedule. Our roles and responsibilities remain strategically aligned to the skills and knowledge of individual members to ensure that the body has the ability to hold the school to account and promote continual school improvement.