Our Schools Derbyshire Walton Holymoorside School Champions Position Name Term Ends Headteacher Mrs Palmer-Coole N/A Deputy Headteacher Mrs Morris 20/09/20 Co-opted Alan Grant 02/10/22 Co-opted Shirley Smith 25/09/22 Local Authority Mark Love 20/11/22 Parent Danielle Lavelle 03/05/22 Parent Stephen Ball 14/03/20 Parent Kate Staniforth 29/09/20 Staff Mrs Tingle 25/09/22 Clerk to Governors Mrs Shaw The Governing Body is made up of parents, representatives of the local community and representatives from the Local Authority. It also includes the Headteacher and a representative from teaching and non-teaching staff. The full governing body meet once a term (6 times a year). The governors are also organised into sub-committees. At Walton Holymoorside the sub-committees are Resources (inc.Finance and personnel) Safeguarding (inc. Health and safety) and Standards (inc curriculum and assessment) these committees meet 3 times a year. From 2015 the Governing body was required, by law, to reconstitute and the new governing body is set out below. The Governing Body act as critical friends to the Headteacher and the school, their role includes: • helping to set the strategy for school improvement• monitoring the effectiveness of the curriculum and assessment outcomes• monitoring and helping to set standards of behaviour• interviewing and recruiting staff• monitoring the school budget in line with school development• ensuring the school meets all statutory safeguarding duties The day to day leadership and management of the school is delegated to the Headteacher.