The Governing Body of Urmston Grammar is a group of committed, hard working people who support the school through their attendance at meetings and through their presence at academic, social, cultural and sporting events.
The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring that the school promotes student achievement and personal development.
Its duties include:
- setting strategic direction, policies and objectives;
- approving the school budget;
- reviewing progress against the school's budget and objectives;
- appointing, supporting and challenging the Principal
The Governing Body will consist of:
- up to 11 Governors appointed by the Members/Directors;
- up to 1 LA governors;
- a minimum of 2 Parent Governors;
- up to 2 staff governors excluding the Principal;
- up to 3 Co-opted Governors;
- the Principal;
- any additional Governors appointed under articles 62, 62A, 63, and 68A.
Trustees and Governing Body of Urmston Grammar September 2019
|Mr E May||Appointed Member/Trustee|
|Mr D Kirkham||Appointed Member|
|Mr A McLaren||Appointed Member/Trustee|
|Mrs R Wall||Principal|
|Mrs T Booth||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
|Dr K Chirema||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
|Mr N Crowther||Appointed Chair of Governors - Governor/Trustee|
|Mrs A Edkins||Appointed Parent Governor/Trustee|
|Mrs S Freeman||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
|Miss R Harding||Appointed Staff Governor/Trustee|
|Miss S Havercroft||Appointed Staff Governor/Trustee|
|Mrs S Knights||Appointed Parent Governor/Trustee|
|Mr K Mackey||Appointed Vice Chair of Governors - Parent Governor/Trustee|
|Mr P Marks||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
|Mr K Proctor||Appointed LA Governor/Trustee|
|Mr G Robinson||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
|Dr J Stokes||Appointed Governor/Trustee|
Meeting dates 2019/20
- Full Governors - Appoint Chairs & Agree Committee Remits Thursday 17/10 (prov) 5:30-6:15 PM
- Governors’ Committee Thursday 31/10 (prov) 5:00 - 8:30 PM
- Governors’ AGM Thursday 5/12 (prov) 7:00 - 8:30 PM
- Governors’ Committee Thursday 6/2 (prov) 5:30 - 8:30 PM
- Full Governors Thursday 26/3 (prov) 7:00 - 8:30 PM
- Governors’ Committee Thursday 21/5 (prov) 5:30 - 8:30 PM
- Full Governors Thursday 2/7 (prov) 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Urmston Grammar is a registered company.
The Governing Body of Urmston Grammar is led by our Chair, Mr. Nick Crowther.
We have a committed team of governors who lead and support the school in a positive and constructive. Governance has always placed the children above politics and personal persuasion. Governance was rated "Outstanding" by OfSTED in 2008.
Urmston Grammar is very fortunate to have such a committed and dedicated body of volunteers to serve our school community. All governors (trustees) and directors at Urmston Grammar act on an unpaid basis.
Information on all statutory policies and documentation may be found by clicking on the policy portal image on the right.
Whilst some of our policies are here to guide and advise on the Academies position on a wide range of issues, we do reserve the right to interpret and adapt them when circumstances determine. Whenever you see the portal image (shown above) on our website, you will also find a link to the relevant policy.
Parents may request policies by contacting Mrs. Weems at the school.
Additional School Policies and statements:
- Acceptable use of IT policy
- Admissions policy - please go to the relevant policy from the admissions menu
- Anti-bullying policy
- Complaints procedures and policy
- Our policy on mobile phones in school
- Sixth Form admissions
- Memorandum of Association
- Deed of Variation
- Funding Agreement
- Charging and Remission Policy for School Activities
- Register of Business Interests
- Attendance Record 2017 - 2018
- Attendance Record 2018 - 2019
- Committee Membership 2016 - 2017
School Financial Statements
- Value for Money Statement August 2014
- Report to the trustees and summary of audit findings 2018
- Year ended 31st August 2018
- Year ended 31st August 2017
- Year ended 31st August 2016
- Year ended 31st August 2015
- Year ended 31st August 2014
- Year ended 31st August 2013
- Year ended 31st August 2012
- Year ended 31st August 2011
- Year ended 31st August 2010