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The Local Advisory Board at Shinfield Infant and Nursery school are responsible for the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards. Local Advisors are ‘critical friends’ to the school and each have skills, knowledge and experience required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school. There is a mix of parent, staff and co-opted Local Advisors, all of whom receive regular training. Their aim is to ensure that children attend a successful school that provides them with a good education in a safe and friendly environment and promotes inclusion.

Main roles of the Local Advisor
  • To plan ahead to make sure the school has the right strategies and resources to get the best outcomes for the students; this includes overseeing the delivery of the curriculum
  • To monitor and evaluate the school’s effectiveness
  • To oversee the school’s budget so that it is used in the best way; the governing body is responsible for the efficient management of the school’s funds
  • To make sure that children are safe at school
  • To hold the Headteacher accountable for the management of the school. The Headteacher reports to the governing body on the school’s performance and how plans are going
  • The Headteacher is responsible for the day to day management of the school
Kasia Hutt Chair to Local Advisory Board
Alan MilsonVice Chair to Local Advisory Board
Catherine FoleyVice Chair to Local Advisory Board
Chris YoungCo-opted
Zoe FoldvariStaff Local Advisor
Abigail TapleyParent Local Advisor
Jon TilsonCo-opted
Grant WoodsCo-opted
Kate TaylorParent Local Advisor
Sharon KetleyGovernance Officer to Local Advisory Board

Committee Information

Shinfield Local Advisors Register of Business Interests 2023-24Local Advisor Code of Conduct

Local Advisor Attendance Records

Shinfield Local Advisor Attendance Records Sept 2021 to July 2022

If you would like to contact the Local Advisors, you can do so in writing C/O  Mrs K Hutt at the school address, or by emailing Mrs K Hutt at [email protected]