Governors Information & Duties

“On Behalf of the Governing body, it is my pleasure to welcome you and your family to what we hope will be an educationally beneficial and happy time at Rossington Tornedale Infant School.

The Governors take their responsibilities very seriously, and work closely with the Head Teacher in making decisions about how this school can successfully meet its challenges and goals, and we ask for your support in our endeavours. We believe that successful education is the result of a positive home/school partnership, and we assure you that at all times the decisions we make will reflect our aim of trying to meet the needs of all our pupils.

The Governors and staff look forward to working with you, to maintain and further develop the school’s standards of achievement and high level of care given to each of our pupils.” – Jenny Purcell, Chair of Tornedale Governing Body

School Governors are key to the running of the school, and meet termly to discuss important decisions for the school. They also monitor the plan of what the school needs to do to continue to deliver high standards of teaching and learning. The specific role of the Governing Body is:

Members of the Governing Body

All members of the Governing Body can be contacted through the School Office. Tornedale is a community school and is run under the auspices of Doncaster Council. We no longer have a committee structure; the Governors meet twice each term. There are separate committees for Allegations Against Staff, Staff Discipline and Headteacher Performance Management; the members are appointed to these committees on an as and when required basis.

BodyRoleNameGovernor InterestsAction
Local Authority GovernorChairJenny PurcellExam InvigilatorNo further action necessary
Co-opted GovernorKen Guest
Co-opted GovernorJason Candy-TornNone declared
Co-opted GovernorFay FeltersMini Me’Zzz childcareNo further action necessary
Parent GovernorKarl KibbleWife is Midday supervisor at schoolNo further action necessary
Parent GovernorRebecca CardwellEmployed by DMBCNo further action necessary
Staff GovernorKeeley BroughNone declared
HeadteacherLisa AlmunshiNone declared
Co-opted GovernorRyan SchofieldGovernor at other education establishmentNo further action necessary

Leavers - Governing Body

BodyRoleNameGovernor InterestsAction
Parent GovernorJoint chairSarah GreenMother Co-chairNo further action necessary
Parent GovernorNathan LangerMum- HLTA in schoolNo further action necessary
Co-opted GovernorJoint chairViv CookDaughter Co-chairNo further action necessary
Co-opted GovernorLesley BillamNone declared

School will reopen today for keyworker children and vulnerable children. Remote learning will continue for the rest of the children. Thankyou .