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Governing Body

The Governors are responsible for the strategic organisation and development of the school in partnership with the Headteacher.

The full Governing Body meets twice per term.

The 3 main sub-committees are;

  • Leadership & Management
  • Standards
  • Behaviour and Safety

Our Governing Body Board consists of : -

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor (vacant as of November 2017)
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 7 Co-Opted Governors (1 post vacant as of November 2017)

 

Chair of Governors

Mr Alan Mark Pearson is our Chair of Governors and is a Co-Opted Governor who was appointed on the 14th May 2015.

Mr Pearson is the grandparent of a child attending Blackshaw Lane Primary and Nursery School.

Term of office ends: 13th May 2019

Committee Membership: Leadership & Management     

Attended Safeguarding Training September 2016

Co-Opted Governor

Mrs Joan Marshall is our SEND and Data Lead Specialist Governor.  Mrs Marshall is a Co-Opted Governor who was appointed by the Governing Board on the 14th May 2015..

Mrs Marshall has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Term of office ends: 13th May 2019

Committee Membership: Standards     

Attended Safeguarding Training September 2016

Co-Opted  Governor

Mrs Carol Lobley is our Foundation Stage Specialist and is a Co-Opted Governor.  Mrs Lobley was appointed by the Governing Board on the 19th November 2015.

Mrs Lobley has a part time job which may lead her to have contact with pupils from Blackshaw Lane outside of school.

Term of office ends: 18th November 2019

Committee Membership: Standards     

Attended Safeguarding Training September 2016

Co-Opted Governor

Councillor Hannah Roberts is a Co-Opted Governor who was appointed by the Governing Body on 14th May 2015.

Councillor Roberts is an Associate for Diane Dixon Associates Business Consultancy.

Term of office ends: 13th May 2019

Committee Membership: 

Leadership and Management

Attended Safeguarding Training September 2016

Co-Opted  Governor

Jane Pope is a Co-Opted Governor who is also our Sport Premium Specialist Governor.  Mrs Pope was appointed by the Governing Body on the 1st November 2016.

Mrs Pope has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Term of office ends: 31st October 2020

Committee Membership: 

Leadership & Management

 

Co-Opted Governor

Claire Hebblethwaite is a Co-Opted Governor who was appointed by the Governing Board on 1st November 2017.

Mrs Hebblethwaite has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Term of office ends: 31st October 2021

Parent  Governor

Mrs Tammy Sutcliffe is a Parent Governor and was appointed by the Governing Board on 23rd March 2017.

Mrs Sutcliffe has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Term of office ends: 22nd March 2021

Committee Membership:   

Behaviour and Safety

 

Parent Governor

Mrs Victoria McLean is our Safeguarding Specialist Governor and is a Parent Governor.  Mrs McLean was appointed by the Governing Board on 1st September 2016.

Mrs McLean is a parent to three children attending Blackshaw Lane Primary and Nursery School.

Term of office ends: 31st August 2020

Committee Membership:     

Standards         

Behaviour and Safety     

Attended Safeguarding Training September 2016

Headteacher

Mrs Beverley O'Neill is our Headteacher who was appointed by virtue of office on the 1st January 2016.

Mrs O'Neill has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Committee Membership: 

Standards         

Leadership & Management         

Behaviour & Safety     

 

Staff  Governor

Mrs Joanne Rodgers is a Staff Governor and was appointed by the Governing Board on the 18th March 2014.

Mrs Rodgers has no relevant registered business or pecuniary interested recorded.

Term of office ends: 17th March 2018

Committee Membership:   

Standards         

Behaviour & Safety

 

Past Governors

Amanda Chadderton was a Governor from 16/05/2014 - 31/03/17 and was nominated by the Local Authority and appointed by the Governing Body.

 

Clare Kelly was a Staff Governor from 14/05/2015 - 31/03/2017 and was appointed by the Governing Body.

 

Melanie Duffy was a Parent Governor from 18/03/2014 - 31/12/2016 and was appointed by the Governing Body.

Become a School Governor

If you are interested in becoming a School Governor, please click on the links below for more information.

https://www.oldham.gov.uk/info/200333/school_governors/303/become_a_school_governor

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc9U_oR_ERM