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December 2019

September 2019


April 2019

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Governor Standing Orders

For information regarding the Langton Primary School Governing Board Standing Orders and Code of Practice, please refer to the following;

Langton Primary School Governing Board Standing Orders and Code of Practice

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Governor Meetings

Governor Meetings

Please click on the links below to view minutes/notes from governing body meetings.

Full Governing Body Meetings 


Minutes - 5th December 2019

Minutes - 3rd October 2019


Minutes - 11th July 2019

Minutes - 23rd May 2019

Minutes - 4th April 2019

Minutes - 6th December 2018

Minutes - 20th September 2018


Minutes - 16th July 2018

Minutes - 16th May 2018

Minutes - 28th March 2018


Minutes - 15th February 2017

Minutes - 30th November 2016


Minutes - 23rd March 2016

Minutes - 3rd February 2016

Minutes - 9th December 2015




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What do Governors do?

What do your school governors do?

Langton School Governors are part of the largest volunteer force in the country. Our function is to make a positive contribution to the children’s education and raise standards in our school.


Our blend of parent, co-opted, local authority and staff governors, as defined in the constitution of the governing body, allows us to achieve a broad representation as well as a range of skills and experience.

Individual governors also undertake specific responsibilities on behalf of the governing body. These include Health and Safety, Child Protection and responsibility for specific areas of the curriculum. These governors work with the relevant members of staff to monitor progress and ensure the children are happy, safe and making satisfactory progress. However, governors do not act independently and any decisions taken are the joint responsibility of the whole governing body.  

Full governing body meetings are held each half term. In addition, we have two committees to deal with the more detailed aspects of our work. At present, these are the Finance, Premises and Marketing committee and the  School Performance committee, with all governors being members of both.

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Governor's Details & Register of Interests, and Instrument of Governance

For Governor's Details and Register of Interests for 2019-20, please see the document below;

Governor's Details & Register of Interests 2019-20

No business or pecuniary interests were declared by any governors, nor do they serve on any other Governing Board, nor are related to members of staff.

A copy of the Langton Primary School Instrument of Government, please see below;

Langton Primary School Instrument of Government

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Governing Body Structure

Our governing body for the 2019-20 school year comprises:Chair / Co-opted GovernorHoward WiddallVice Chair / Local Authority GovernorAnne ConroyCo-opted GovernorPam AbbottParent GovernorAndrew PriestleyCo-opted GovernorChristine GilkesParent GovernorSimon CansickStaff GovernorRosemary LaverackHeadteacherRachel Ray


Finance & Resources CommitteeChairAndrew PriestleyHead TeacherRachel RayStaff GovernorRosemary LaverackGovernorHoward WiddallGovernorChristine GilkesGovernorSimon CansickGovernorPam AbbottGovernorAnne ConroyNYCC AdvisorFiona RobinsonClerkPauline Painter


School Performance CommitteeChairPam AbbottHead TeacherRachel RayStaff GovernorRosemary LaverackGovernorChristine GilkesGovernorSimon CansickGovernorAndrew PriestleyGovernorHoward WiddallGovernorAnne ConroyClerkPauline Painter


Head Teacher's Performance Review CommitteeChair of GovernorsHoward WiddallLocal Authority GovernorAnne ConroyEducation Development AdvisorLisa Jones


Governor ResponsibilitiesMathsHoward WiddallH&S/PremisesAndrew PriestleyChild Protection & SENPam AbbottEnglishChristine GilkesEYFSVacancyPSHE & CurriculumAnne ConroyComplaints

Complaints will be dealt with following the school Complaints Policy. Where it is not possible for a complaint to be resolved informally, through the HT or Chair of Governors, a Governor Complaints Panel will be set up as required, drawn from the appropriate membership of the governing body.

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Langton Primary School

Thank you very much for taking an interest in our school. We believe Langton is a very special school, just on the outskirts of Malton & Norton but with a feel of a rural village school.

Address: Langton Primary School, Langton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 9QP

Phone:01653 658236

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