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15/02/24

Early years funding is changing! Please do visit https://t.co/53rGglU3qC to find out more. From September we will be offering places for 2 years olds. Please contact us to arrange a tour of our fantastic nursery. We look forward to welcoming you soon. pic.twitter.com/rOGAqXd0yc

08/02/24

Did you know many working parents can now apply for funding for their 2 year old's childcare? For more details please visit the Childcare Choices website. Our nursery will offering places for 2-4 year olds from September. Please contact us to find out more on 01295 574004 pic.twitter.com/9VMIzxm7tS

08/02/24

Did you know many working parents can now apply for funding for their 2 year old's childcare? For more details please visit the Childcare Choices website. Our nursery will offering places for 2-4 year olds from September. Please do contact us to find out more 01295 574004 pic.twitter.com/htfauAi4wJ

12/01/24

A first for Cherry Fields! We are very excited to have welcomed Tom from into school today. Some excellent budding musicians had their first go with keyboards and guitars today. pic.twitter.com/ozzmLK7blH

07/12/23

We are very proud to show off the fabulous Christmas artwork by our Darwin and Nightingale classes, which is proudly on display at Banbury Library.If you pop down please have a look, they have pride of place as you enter! Amazing work! pic.twitter.com/LmhO1Y2fMm

13/11/23

Please join us at our next open event, in preparation for choosing your Reception places for next September. The Head Teacher will give a presentation, a tour of the setting and allow our prospective families the opportunity to ask any questions they may have. pic.twitter.com/QRfJMG6F46

06/11/23

The Year 3 class have had a very creative day with Banbury BID building their own lanterns, for the Christmas Parade around Banbury Town. Wonderful skills demonstrated by our children and our grown up helpers too! pic.twitter.com/5vhlM1Z4zJ

05/10/23

We would like to say a huge thank you to the "Outstanding" team here at Cherry Fields. Our PTA presented the team with some custom made cakes and a card to show their appreciation and continued support. pic.twitter.com/T0uwAnXSKH

03/05/23

On Friday we had the pleasure of welcoming the Canal and River Trust into school for a water safety assembly. Fabulous engagement from all our pupils and some great information shared. Thank you pic.twitter.com/AAawXJCXFX

26/04/23

Our Year 2 class enjoyed their first cooking lesson this week. Attenborough class made their own dough and chopped the toppings for their pizza's. They then took these home with instructions on how to cook for their dinner! pic.twitter.com/oVeur5USgF

29/03/23

We recently welcome a talented local artist into school to work with our reception class. Delia shared her work, style, media and inspirations as well as running activities with the children allowing them to learn new techniques. pic.twitter.com/bC54lcPBNv

06/03/23

Thank you Banbury Library for sharing these beautiful pictures of our Year 1 and Year 2 class' art work after their trip to the library to celebrate World Book day 2023. pic.twitter.com/o4TfzWAOfu

03/03/23

What a fantastic week celebrating World Book day! We have had breakfast and a book with our families, our reading challenge, school trip to Banbury library and now our favourite book character costumes. pic.twitter.com/PgiYCY5F89

28/02/23

We had a fantastic turn out for our breakfast and a book morning. pic.twitter.com/ivsxxG3XZZ

03/02/23

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03/02/23

We welcomed in some of our parents/carers yesterday to assist with our community art project. They are helping create a fabulous Cherry Tree out of recycling materials. We cant wait to see it completed! pic.twitter.com/xKuiEkVmUv

03/02/23

Here is our fabulous Reception class team dressed up for NSPCC number day! pic.twitter.com/WAqISJoTNF

02/02/23

Congratulations to everyone at Banbury primary school rated as 'outstanding' in very first Ofsted inspection https://t.co/CfXF4f8o7t

02/02/23

We are officially OUTSTANDING!Read the report: https://t.co/lH4NF8tPejWe are also in the local news! Read the report here: https://t.co/rlS9iNGxUWWe couldn't have done this without our amazing staff, pupils and supportive family community - well done everyone! pic.twitter.com/GzUcCQlN25

02/02/23

Congratulations to everyone at Banbury primary school rated as 'outstanding' in very first Ofsted inspection https://t.co/CfXF4f8o7t

School Standards Board - Local Governing Body

Cherry Fields Primary School is part of the GLF multi academy trust.  The Trust Board have overall responsibility for the school of which they have delegated to the School Standards Board (SSB) the responsibility to implement and review the school’s strategic plan. 

The SSB for the academic year 2023-24 will be composed of the same members of the Hardwick Primary School SSB, whose leaders- collaborate with us here at Cherry Fields Primary School. There will be one meeting each half-term that is focussed on strategic aspects of the school. 

The SSB is made up of individuals with a diverse set of skills and expertise which we effectively deploy in order to support the Headteacher in the formulation of strategic plans and policies for the short, medium and long term future of the school.

If you would like a copy of our meeting minutes, or for any other enquiries, please contact our Clerk to the SSB, Anne Alderman, on aalderman1@glfschools.org

Our SSB Chair can be contacted via info@cherryfieldsprimaryschool.org. Please mark any communcations for the SSB Chair as 'FAO SSB Chair'.

Structure of the SSB including roles and responsibilities

The School Strategy Board’s three core functions are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  • Holding the leadership team to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff;
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its budget has an effective impact on children’s learning.
Role Responsibility
Chair
  • Be able to demonstrate the competencies set out in the DfE Competency Framework for Governors (in addition the Chair should be able to demonstrate the specific competencies for the Chair role).
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the school, within the overall vision for the Trust.
  • Contribute to the remit of the SSB to oversee educational and financial performance of the school and to ensure pupil and staff well-being.
  • Participate in stimulating excellent, well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision-making.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues on the SSB to facilitate effective communication and decision making
SSB Members
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the school, within the overall vision for the Trust
  • Contribute to the remit of the SSB to oversee educational and financial performance of the school and to ensure pupil and staff well-being.
  • Participate in stimulating excellent, well-rounded and carefully considered strategic decision-making.
  • Develop good working relationships with colleagues on the SSB to facilitate effective communication and decision making
Clerk
  • Be responsible for advising School Strategy Board (SSB) on constitutional matters, duties and powers and will work within the broad current legislative framework.
  • Secure the continuity of governing body business and observe confidentiality requirements.

SSB Members

Name Type of Member Date Appointed End of Term
Sarah Deacon Chair 27.11.2023 27.11.2027
Keith Clement-Drew Vice Chair 12.07.2022 11.07.2026
Fiona Jarman GLF Staff 01.09.2021 31.08.2025
Hannah Zebrowski Headteacher, Hardwick Primary School    
Claire Robertson Headteacher, Cherry Fields Primary School    
Joanne Capell Parent Member    
Kathryn Turner Parent Member 12.07.2022 11.07.2026
Anne Alderman Clerk    
Muhammad Usama Community Member    
Raazi Karim Community Member 02.10.2023 01.20.2023

Sarah Deacon is the SSB school safeguarding link - she can be contacted via:

info@cherryfieldsprimaryschool.org

SSB Meeting Dates 2023-2024

Spring 1             Monday 5th February 

 

Spring 2 Monday 18th March  
Summer 1 Monday 20th May  
Summer 2 Monday 1st July