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Governors

Meet our Governing Body

Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about the school’s governors, and the work that we do.

Mrs K Cutler – Chair

Mr R Marsden – Vice Chair

Mr J Marsden

Mr M Dodd

Mr S Clark

Mr P Plumb

Mrs A Bell

Mr J Knaggs

Mr C Turner

Biggin Hill Primary Acadmeny is part of Horizon Academy Trust. To see the trusts governance arrangements please see the Horizon Academy Trust website - https://horizonacademytrust.co.uk/

The Role of the Governing Body

The role of school governors is to contribute to the work of the governing board in enabling high standards of achievement for all children and young people by:

  • 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.

In order to perform this role well, a governor is expected to:

  • get to know the school, including visiting the school occasionally during school hours and in agreement with the headteacher, and gaining a good understanding of the school’s strengths and weaknesses
  • attend induction training and regular relevant training and development events
  • attend meetings (full governing board meetings and committee meetings) and read all the papers before the meeting
  • act in the best interests of all the pupils of the school
  • behave in a professional manner, as set down in the governing board’s code of conduct, including acting in strict confidence

If you need to contact the chair of governors, Kath Cutler, for any reason you can do so by calling 01482 825377, e-mailing admin@bigginhill.hull.sch.uk or sending any letters addressed to Mrs K Cutler to Biggin Hill Primary Academy, Biggin Avenue, Hull, HU7 4RL.

Governor Information Table

Full Name Company Role Role Type Term Responsibilities
Mrs K Cutler Member Chair Community 01-04-13 Safeguarding, Child Protection, Personal Development
Mr R Marsden Member Vice Chair Community 01-04-13 Health and Safety, Quality of Education/Curriculum
Mr J Marsden Member Community 19-03-15 (4 years) Leadership and Management
Mr S Clark Trustee Staff 01-01-17 (4 years) Leadership and Management
Mrs I Clarke Trustee Staff 01-04-17 (4 years) - 31-01-20
Mr M Dodd Accounting Officer Staff 01-01-17 (4 years)
Mr P Plumb Trustee Community 01-04-17 (4 years) CLA, Behaviour and Attitudes
Mrs A Bell Trustee Community 01-01-19 Quality of Education/Curriculum
Mr C Turner Trustee Parent 13-02-19 (4 years) Early Years
Mrs J Knaggs Trustee Parent 13-02-19 (4 years) Leadership and Management
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