Our Vision

George Romney is a safe and happy place to learn.

Our children are nurtured as individuals with different abilities and talents which are celebrated and developed.

Our stimulating and reflective curriculum inspires children to ask questions and develop positive attitudes to learning, both now and for the future.

 

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  1. Governors

Mrs. E. Dawes - Parent Governor 
 
Mrs. J. Dorsett - Staff Governor
 
Mr. D. Greaves - Parent Governor
Chair of Resources Committee


I have been on the governing body for several years having also been on the Town Council.
I hope to support and challenge the school to create an environment that encourages and supports the children of George Romney.
 

Joy Lowes – Co-Opted Governor (Chair)

I have lived in Dalton for 30 years and my children attended Chapel Street Infants and George Romney Junior Schools. I am a governor at Chapel Street and served as chair at George Romney for a number of years.

As a governing body I would like to think that not only do we have a responsibility for the effectiveness of the school but we also have a passion for the children to succeed and achieve their full potential.
 

Miss M List - Parent Governor

I am Michelle. I’ve lived in Dalton on and off for 32 years.  I have children and Grandchildren at George Romney Junior School and Chapel Street Infants and Nursery School.  My passion and focus, as a Parent Governor,  is eco-friendly, sustainable crafting, art and creating.  I hope to support the mental health and well being of the children by enhancing their learning through an organic approach. 
 
Mrs H McMurdo - Parent Governor

I have 2 Daughters, one who has just started at George Romney Junior School and one who attends Pre-School at Chapel Street school. I am passionate and committed in my governor role to assist and challenge the school to create an environment where the children are encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.
 
Mrs V Fitzgibbons - Co-Opted Governor

I am the Assistant Headteacher and SENCO at Newbarns Primary and Nursery School in Barrow. I taught at a Dalton school for almost 10 years and have a little boy. I have a keen interest in the quality of education and provision for all pupils, regardless of their barriers to learning. I have a specific interest in the education of children with Special Educational Needs. As a Governor, my aim is to ensure all children at George Romney achieve to their full potential and receive a full, broad and balanced curriculum. George Romney is a happy place to learn and I want to ensure this is the case for all children, thus enabling them to thrive and succeed..
 
Mr D Johnson - Co-Opted Governor
Mr. D. Reddy - Headteacher
(Chair of Progress & Standards Committee)

 
Mr. S. Ronson - L.A. Governor (Vice Chair)

I have lived in Dalton my whole life and attended George Romney Junior School myself. 
I’m a member of the Town Council and represent Dalton North at the Borough Council too.
 

The remit of the governing body

It is stated in the Governance Handbook that all boards, no matter what type of schools or how many schools they govern, have three core functions:
ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils and the performance management of staff; overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.

The constitution of our governing body is as follows:
            3 Parent governors
            1 Local Authority governor
            1 Headteacher
            3 Co-opted governors
            1 Staff governor.

The term of office for all governors is 4 years.  The term of office for the Chair and Vice Chair is 1 year.  

Please click here to view more information about our Governing Body.

Progress and Standards
Please click here to view the Terms of Reference for this Committee.

Resources
Please click here to view the Terms of Reference for this Committee.

SMSC
Please click here to view the Terms of Reference for this Committee

If you are interested in supporting our school in the role of governor, please contact the school office to make an appointment with Mr. Reddy or Mr. Smith. Please see link below for further information
www.cumbria.gov.uk/childrensservices/schoolsandlearning/governorservices/
becomingagovernor.asp
 

 

 

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