The Governing Body is known as the General Committee.
Governors are responsible for the management of the school. They decide on its overall policy and strategy including plans for development. They are also regarded by Charity Law as the Trustees of the School and need to ensure that the School is run in accordance with its charitable objects.
Quaker members are nominated and appointed by Quakers in Yorkshire (for more information please visit www.quakersinyorkshire.org.uk). The parent body nominates two members following an election, and the Old Scholars Association nominates two members. In addition, the Committee may co-opt up to two members on an annual basis. The Committee appoints a Clerk (Chair) and a Treasurer. Appointments are usually for four years, and a second term of four years may be served.
The members of General Committee (Governors) are:
Alan Ashby (Treasurer), Robert Barton*, Meg Forrest, Patrick Gray, Andrew Hudson*, Justin Kent#, Adam King#, Nigel Lindley, Beth Peakall, Chris Petrie (Clerk), Stuart Ramsey, Stephen Sayers, Michael Stanger and Malcolm Sterratt.
Nominated by: *Parents #BOSA
The General Committee is concerned with policy, strategy and outcomes, and meets each term to receive reports and recommendations from three Sub-Committees. Jonathan Taylor is present, together with Suzanne Hall (Deputy Head), Sue Pattison (Head of Junior School), Andy Woodland (Bursar) and Lis Hooley (Staff Representative). In accordance with Quaker principles decisions are recorded in Minutes agreed by those present at the meeting.
The three Sub-Committees - Education, Personnel, and Finance and Estates - meet at least once each term with Jonathan Taylor (Head) and other members of staff as appropriate. Each of the Sub-Committees has power to co-opt up to two members.
If you would like to contact the Clerk to Committee, Chris Petrie, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to contact the Clerk of the Committee, Chris Petrie, please email the Governors.
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