Local Governance Committee

What we do?

All schools and academies in England have a Governing Body which is responsible for overseeing many of the strategic decisions of the school. The Headteacher is responsible for day-to-day leadership and running of the school. Governors provide strategic direction and act as a “critical friend”; to support, challenge, ask questions, and ultimately, represent the school community. 

The Local Governance Committee (LGC) at Pyrcroft Grange are involved with such things as the safeguarding, school budget, resources, infrastructure, academic performance, and, key issues which affect the school. Ultimately the LGC hold the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff. The Chair of Governors also completes the Headteacher's Performance Review in conjunction with the Trust.

Each Governor has a specific area of responsibility for which they are the Lead Governor. These areas are linked to the School Development Plan and Ofsted Framework. 

The LGC meet once every half term and visit the school throughout the academic year.

Who we are?

The LGC at Pyrcroft Grange consists of elected Co-opted and Parent Governors and the Headteacher. The Chair and Vice-Chair are elected annually at the start of the academic year. Each governor has a term of office of four years.

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Danae Salwan

  • Chair of Governors /  Parent Governor
  • Lead Governor for special Educational Needs / Human Resources 
  • Term of Office: 21/09/15 to 21/09/23

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Ian Gardner 

  • Co-opted Governor
  • Lead Governor for Staff and Pupil Welfare, Health & Safety and Estate Management
  • Term of Office: 01/09/15 to 21/09/23

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Hannah Edwards

  • Co-opted Governor
  • Lead Governor for Safeguarding, Behaviour and Attendance 
  • Term of Office: 21/11/17 to 20/11/25

Georgie Hayter

  • Co-opted Governor
  • Lead Governor for Quality of Education
  • Term of Office:  24/11/21 to 23/11/25

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Mark Brewster

  • Co-opted Governor
  • Lead Governor for Community and PTFA
  • Term of Office: 22/11/16 to 21/11/24

Edith Rosenthal

  • Parent Governor
  • Lead Governor for Pupil Voice and Enrichment
  • Term of Office:  06/10/21 to 05/10/25

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Sue Nardoni

  • Headteacher
  • Ex-officio by virtue of office as Headteacher
  • Term of Office 1/9/16 onwards

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Anne Smith

  • Clerk to the Governors

Minutes of the LGC Meetings are available on request via the Clerk of the Governors.

Register of interest and meeting attendance can be found in Key Information/BET governance and scheme of delegation

Bourne Education Trust (BET) Scheme of Delegation

The scheme outlines the delegated powers and responsibilities each decision level receives to act on behalf of the Bourne Education Trust.

View the scheme here

Code of Conduct

To view our Governors Code of Conduct click here

Contact Us

Please speak to the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or class teacher in the first instance. The LGC can be contacted via the school office, addressing any comments or queries to the Chair of Governors, Mrs Danae Salwan.

Local Governing Committee Meeting Dates 2022/23
Wednesday 21 September 2022 Business Meeting
Wednesday 23 November 2022 Termly Meeting
Wednesday 18 January 2023 Termly Meeting 
Wednesday 22 March 2023 Termly Meeting
Wednesday 17 May 2023 Termly Meeting
Wednesday 5 July 2023 Final Meeting 


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