We are an active Board of Governors who support Inkberrow Primary School in a variety of ways. Overall, we seek to be a ‘critical friend’, so as to ensure that our local community school is supported and challenged in its vital task of educating and preparing children for life in 21st century society. Each year we produce an Annual Report summarising the activities that have been undertaken, and our latest report (for the academic year 2019/20) is available here for your information.
On the 1st August 2017 Inkberrow First School became a Founder Member of the Avonreach Academy Trust (AAT), along with Cherry Orchard First School, Norton Juxta Kempsey First School, and Pershore High School. On the 1st September 2019 all 3 AAT First Schools converted to Primary Schools. The AAT Scheme of Delegation, which details the governance arrangements that apply for the Trust and its academies, is available here for your information.
The IPS Local Governing Body is composed of the following members:
Parent Governors (x2): James Watts and Lou Chance
Tim Patrickson; Chris Burdett; Mark Reeve; Vacancy
In addition to the above Governors, the Governing Body is also supported by 3 Associate Members who provide specialist advice:
Associate Member PSHE: Reverend Bruce Rienstra
Associate Member Business/Commercial: Craig Whitehouse
Associate Member Safeguarding & SEND: Andrew Jones
Further details regarding the Terms of Office of the IPS Governors and Associate Members, the roles and responsibilities undertaken by the IPS Governing Body, their attendance record and their Register of Interests is available here.
Approved Minutes of Full Governing Body Meetings 2017/18; 2018/19 and 2019/20
In addition to attending meetings, Governors also regularly visit school to meet with staff and pupils, observe lessons and monitor the implementation of the School Development Plan. Governor Visit Reports from some recent Governor Visits are provided below for your information.