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Team Member Tuesday: Fay Marshall

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Name: Fay Marshall

 

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The Academies Show

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SGOSS is delighted to announce that we will be at  The Academies Show London on the 30th April.

 

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Our latest School of the Month features Little Mead Primary Academy in North Bristol. Little Mead is a successful academy school offering high quality education for children in the local area. 

In this video, Head Teacher Barbara Daykin and Chair of Governors Angela Glasner discuss their vision for the school, what they're looking for in a new governor and why Little Mead is a great school to be involved with. 

Barbara and Angela are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join the governing body. They are looking for members of the local community who have an enthusiasm for children's learning and are keen to secure the best education for the school's pupils.

If you would like to find out more about school governor opportunities at Little Mead Academy, contact us directly on 020 7354 9806 or email: governorsupport@sgoss.org.uk

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Team Member Tuesday: Alice Jones

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Name: Alice Jones

 

Job title: Area Manager.

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Why Being a School Governor is Great

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You may have seen today’s BBC news story about our SchoolMakers2014 campaign which aims to raise awareness of the school governor role and fill some of the vacant positions in schools across the country.

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SGOSS Team Member Tuesday: Andy Matfield

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Job title: Business Development Manager


Time at SGOSS:
1 year


I’m the office… irritatingly enthusiastic person.

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By Andy Matfield, Business Development Manager, SGOSS

The idea of a paperless working environment is nothing new, but as technology becomes easier to use and more responsive to our needs, is it time for governing bodies to sit up and take notice?

 

 

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School of the month

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Our new school of the month features Middlewich Primary School in Crewe. Hear from Head Teacher Sandy La Porta and Chair of Governors Jackie Thorpe who discuss their vision for the school, what they're looking for in a new governor and what a newly appointed governor can expect at Middlewich School.

 

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Our Senior Manager for Business Development, Luke Dickinson (second from left), celebrates with the UoM team.

 

We would like to congratulate the University of Manchester on winning the International Social Responsibility Award at the Green Gown Awards 2013. We are extremely grateful for all the support provided by the University and the number of governor volunteers they have recruited for SGOSS over the past two years. We are looking forward to further strengthening our partnership in the future.

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Job title: Area Manager

 

Time at SGOSS: 2 ½ years

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Lord Nash visits SGOSS

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Lord Nash popped in to the SGOSS office yesterday to have a chat with the team and discuss the successes achieved and challenges faced in recruiting school governors. He then posed for this photo

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Hello and welcome!

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It's the beginning of a brand new school year and to coincide we're launching a new website, we hope you like it!

 

Whether you're a prospective volunteer, a school looking for a governor or a business that would like to work more closely to support the governance of England's schools, we've got lots of great new content and it's even easier to find your way around.

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School of the month

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Welcome to our brand new School of the Month series, where we give schools across the country the unique opportunity to advertise their school governor vacancies to our prospective volunteers.

 

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