Dunvegan Primary School Governing Body

 

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GOVERNING BODY COMPOSITION

Dunvegan Primary School has a Governing Body made up of members elected for a 3-year period. It is made up of 6 Parent Members, 3 Teacher Members, 1 Non Teacher employed at the school, and the Principal. Elections were completed on 9th March 2015.

 

The members are:

Non-Teacher: Mrs C. Spagnolo

Educators: Mrs W. van Zyl, Miss S. Sayce, Mrs G. Shaw-Butler

Parent: Mr J. de Beer, Mr T. Stevens, Mr L. van Honschooten, Mrs B. Jones, Mrs A. Rousseau, Mr G. Jones

 

 

Role of the School Governing Body (SGB)

-ensure that quality education takes place at the school

-ensure that they are committed to their role

-ensure that the SGB is properly constituted

-ensure policies are made in line with legislation

-ensure accountability and responsibility for the school funds

-ensure there is a code of conduct for learners

-ensure disciplinary hearings of learners at the schools are handled in a fair manner

-ensure that after interviewing for vacant posts at the school the most suitable educators are recommended to the Head of Department in the Province

-ensure that the Budget is prepared and presented to parents at the Annual General Meeting for their approval

-ensure that school grounds and buildings are maintained

-encourage good relationships within the school community

-ensure the learners, teachers and staff are safe during school hours

-ensure regular attendance as a member of the SGB at meetings

-ensure by-elections are held to fill any parent vacancies on SGB

 

Principles which govern School Governing Bodies

-transparency

-gender sensitivity

-democracy

-non-racism

-non-sexism

 

 

Office Bearers

The following are Office Bearers until March 2019:

Chairman: Mr. Jan de Beer

Deputy Chairman: Mr L. van Honschooten

Treasurer: Mr. T. Stevens

Secretary: Mrs. C. Spagnolo

 

Portfolios

The members are divided up into different portfolios:

Finance: Mr. T. Stevens, Mr. G. Jones, Mrs. C. Spagnolo, Mr. R. Laidley

Grounds & Buildings: Mr. L. van Honschooten, Mr. R. Laidley

IT & Computers: Mrs. A. Rousseau

Education: Mr. R Laidley, Mrs W. van Zyl, Miss S. Sayce, Mrs G. Shaw-Butler

Public Relations & Gold Diggers: Mrs B. Jones

Legal Matters: Mr. J de Beer