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Providing an attachment friendly community which fosters warmth with high boundaries so that all can achieve to their full potential.

Welcome to Hope School! We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. At Hope School we provide an attachment-friendly community which fosters warmth with high boundaries so that all can achieve to their full potential.
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Govenors Updates

Welcome to the Governors page, we will post updates on visits, observations and roles and responsibilities.

Left to right (back row:  Maxine O'Neill, Mike Carden, Rohit Naik, David Blythe, John Holt, Dave Cadwellar.

Front row: Vivienne cross (R), Lynn Goodwin (R), Helen Barnes)

 

PART 1-

  • List governors including roles and responsibilities and a short blurb
  • Register of interest
  • Attendance record of governors meetings

 

PART 2-

  • Termly Reports current year (Autumn/Spring)
  • Summary of governor visits current year (Autumn/Spring/Summer)
  • Annual review (Summer)

 

PART 3-

  • Archive reports

Meet the Team

 

David Blythe : (Chair of Governors) Leadership & Management

David has a managerial background in both the private and public sectors, particularly around  organisational development and quality management systems.  He also has experience as a non-executive director with various organisations.  With a keen interest in the community, David has been a Magistrate since 2000 and was appointed a Governor in 2012.

 

Michael Carden: (Deputy Chair of the Board of Governors) Healthy Living

Michael is a long serving Governor who is proud of his association with Hope School and the work of the staff who have developed a unique commitment to the needs of pupils in both educational and social terms.

 

Rohit Naik -  Headteacher at Hope School

Rohit has been Headteacher at Hope School since 2002.  He is passionate about education for children with special educational needs.  As Executive Head, Mr Naik has provided support for other Liverpool SEN establishments.

 

Helen Barnes - Link Governor for Safeguarding

Helen specifically asked to serve on the Board of Governors of a special school as she is a great believer in supporting pupils with special educational needs and their families to ensure all pupils have the opportunity access an education, ultimately supporting them in becoming contented citizens.

 

John Holt: Achievement & SEND

John is a member of School Improvement Liverpool and has previous experience as a SENCo in a large mainstream secondary school.

 

Dominic Ion : New September 2017

Dominic is a qualified public sector accountant and auditor, who worked for many years for the Audit Commission before retiring in 2010. He has a son with Asperger’s Syndrome, and he and his wife therefore have first-hand experience of some of the challenges involved in caring for young people with learning disabilities. He has a particular interest in Special Needs education,  Dominic’s philosophy is “Never assume that any young person cannot achieve anything - unless and until it is conclusively proved that they can’t”!’

 

Maxine O'Neill: Staff Governor

Maxine has taught at the school since 2010 and is now the Deputy Headteacher.  Maxine is passionate about inclusion and looking for new strategies to provide inclusive education.

 

NAME

CATEGORY OF GOVERNOR

APPOINTED

APPOINTED BY

TERM OF OFFICE

ROLE

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Business/Finance)

Mrs Helen Barnes

Co-opted

20.11.14

Governing Board

4 years

Attachment Governor

 

-

Mr David Blythe

Co-opted

16.03.16

Governing Board

4 years

Chair of Governors

Leadership & Management Governor;

Headteacher Performance Management

Honorary Secretary Liverpool Governors’

Forum

Mr Mike Carden

Co-opted

04.04.14

Governing Board

4 years

Deputy Chair;

Headteacher Performance Management

Governor of Belle Vale Primary School;

Business Manager,

Food for Thought

Cllr Michelle Corrigan

Local Authority

16.04.14

Liverpool City Council

4 years

Safeguarding Governor

Liverpool City Councillor

Mr Dominic Ion

co-opt

13.07.17

Governing Board

4 years

Personal development behavior and welfare -

VACANCY

Parent

     

-

-

Mr John Holt

Co-opted

02.07.15

Governing Board

4 years

Outcomes for Children, Teaching, Learning and Assessment & SEND Governor

Employee of School Improvement Liverpool

Mr Rohit Naik

Headteacher

Ex officio

-

-

Headteacher

-

Mrs Maxine O’Neill

Staff

01.01.16

Elected

4 years

Teacher governor

-

     

 

-

-

-

Attendance 2017 2018

 

Name

Autumn 2017

November 23rd

Spring 2018

13th March

Summer 2018

12th July

David Blythe P    
Mike Carden P    
Dominic Ion A    
Rohit Naik P    
Helen Barnes A    
Michelle Corrigan M    
Maxine O'Neill A    
       
       

 

Key:

P- Present

A -Apologies

M-Maternity leave

x- No apologies sent

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