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Welcome to our Governors’ section.

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

Chair of Governors: Pearl White

Contact Governors directly: governors@fairhaven.dudley.sch.uk

 

We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Governors and terms of office.

Governors who have served at any point over the past 12 months ~ Sept 16 to Aug 17

Governor

Governor Type

Date of Appointment

End of Term of Office

Mr T Garner

Head Teacher from Sept 16

01/09/11

31/08/19

Mrs N Chapman

Clerk

01/09/09

31/08/18

Mrs J A Darlaston

Co-opted

18/07/13

17/07/21

Mr D Hunt

Co-opted

18/11/14

17/11/18

Rev C Jones

Co-opted

02/07/14

01/07/18

Mr S Menicou

Co-opted

18/07/13

17/07/21

Mrs J Carter

Co-opted

01/09/16

31/08/20

Mrs P White Co-opted 18/07/17 17/07/21
Mrs A Whalley Co-opted 04/07/17 04/07/21

Cllr P Miller

Local Authority

01/09/12

31/08/20

Mrs J Westwood

Observer/Clerk

09/11/10

08/11/18

Mrs S Hemmings

Parent

09/05/16

09/05/20

Mr A Fletcher

Parent

09/05/16

27/05/20

Mrs G Taylor

Parent

11/05/17

10/05/21

Mr Rob Perkes

Staff

01/09/16

31/08/20

 

 

 

 

Previous Governors

 

 

 

Mr D Rowe

Head Teacher

01/09/06

31/08/16

Sarah Cunneen

Parent

16/11/11

16/11/15

Ms D Moore

Co-opted

11/07/12

10/07/16

Mr B W Guest Co-opted 18/07/13 14/11/16
Mrs S Starkey Parent 09/05/13 08/05/17

 

Who are the Governors appointed by?

Co-opted - Governing Body appoint

Local Authority - LA nominate, Governing Body appoint

Parent - Elected by Parents

Staff - Elected by Staff

 

GOVERNOR COMMITTEES LIST SEPTEMBER 2017

FINANCE AND BUILDINGS COMMITTEE

Co-opted Governor David Hunt Chair of Finance

Parent Governor Shona Hemmings VC of Finance

Head Teacher Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor Rob Perkes

Co-opted Governor Pearl White Chair of FGB/Chair of SIC

Co-opted Governor Julie Darlaston

Co-opted Governor Stan Menicou

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE

Co-opted Governor Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruitment Oct 15 Chair of Personnel/Chair of Pay

Vacancy VC Personnel

Head Teacher Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor Rob Perkes

Parent Governor Andrew Fletcher VC of FGB & DAGB Rep

Co-opted Governor Annette Whalley

Vacancy

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE

Co-opted Governor Pearl White Chair of FGB/Chair of SIC

Vacancy VC of SIC

Head Teacher Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor Rob Perkes

Co-opted Governor Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruitment Oct 15 Chair of Personnel/Chair of Pay

Parent Governor Andrew Fletcher VC of FGB & DAGB Rep

Parent Governor Shona Hemmings

Parent Governor Glenda Taylor

PAY COMMITTEE ~ minimum three, quorum two

Co-opted Governor Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruitment Oct 15 Chair of Personnel/VC of Pay

Co-opted Governor David Hunt Chair of Finance

Parent Governor Shona Hemmings VC of Finance

STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE

Co-opted Governor Pearl White Chair of FGB/Chair of SIC

Co-opted Governor Stan Menicou

LA Governor Cllr. Peter Miller VC Personnel

To be agreed if meeting takes place Chair of SDDC

To be agreed if meeting takes place VC of SDDC

STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE APPEALS AND PAY APPEALS COMMITTEE

Co-opted Governor David Hunt Chair of Finance

Co-opted Governor Jean Carter

Parent Governor Andrew Fletcher VC of FGB & DAGB Rep

To be agreed if meeting takes place Chair of SDDCA

To be agreed if meeting takes place VC of SDDCA

PUPIL DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE ~ 3 from following list

Co-opted Governor Rev Colin Jones Chair of Personnel/VC of Pay

Co-opted Governor Stan Menicou

Parent Governor Andrew Fletcher VC of FGB & DAGB Rep

VC of SIC

Nb: Confirmed at FGB meeting 2015, it is the Head’s decision whether it is appropriate for a parent governor to investigate a complaint. The hearing would consist of 3 governors from the committee chosen by the Head as and when required.

GOVERNOR SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

RESPONSIBILITIES GOVERNOR STAFF LINK

Child Protection/Safeguarding Julie Darlaston

DAGB Governor Andrew Fletcher n/a

E-Safety Governor Julie Darlaston Rob Perkes

Health & Safety Governor Rob Perkes

Link Governor Tom Garner n/a

Looked After Children Gov Julie Darlaston 

Pupil Premium Governor Andrew Fletcher Claire Ashton

SEN Julie Darlaston Claire Ashton

SIC LINKS 

Maths Rob Perkes

Literacy Andrea Smith

EARLY YEARS Clare Webster

KS2 Claire Ashton

 

Declaration of Interests:

 

All governors declare any interests they may have on the register of business interests.  The following declarations have been made:

 

David Rowe – Use of Anthony Reddy (friend) to deliver training.

Justine Westwood – Daughter commences work as teacher at Fairhaven Sept 16. Daughter's Mother-in-Law is Sales Rep for Nobisco.

Laura Edwards – Mother-in-Law is Sales Rep for Nobisco.

Bill Guest – Use of his grandson’s firm to unblocking a drain (Midland Drainage). Governor at Summerhill Secondary School, Kingswinford.

Pearl White – Governor at another school (Wollescote Primary School). Daughter Head Teacher at Bramford Primary up to Aug 16. Head at Cotwall End Sept 16 onwards. Is

Stan Menicou – Connection with Greek School – use of premises for letting.

Peter Miller - Governor at The Glynne Primary School.

Tom Garner - Fairhaven Friends Home School Association used CR Catering to cook burgers for the Summer Fayre. CR Catering is owned by Mr. Garner's sister-in-law. Site Manager husband of lady who works with his wife.

Lyndsey Chancellor is married to a lady who works with Tom Garner's wife.

Sam Thompson. Items supplied for FHSA fairs by Husbands business Bewdley Fruit & Veg. Also supplied Christmas Tree.

Rob Perkes - wife works at Fairhaven Primary.

Colin Jones - Governor at Dingle Community.

Annette Whalley - Governor at The Crestwood School

Glenda Taylor - Connection with All Seasons Landscaping - completed free of charge ground work. 

ATTENDANCE AT FULL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Date of meeting Committee SC J Carter J Darlaton A Fletcher GG T Garner D Hunt S Hemmings C Jones S Menicou P Miller DM R Perkes DR SS G Taylor A Whalley J Westwood P White
6.7.16 FGB n/a n/a P P P P P P P P P n/a P P P n/a n/a P P
3.10.16 FGB n/a n/a P P P P P P A A P n/a P n/a P n/a n/a Clerk P
15.11.16 FGB n/a P P P n/a P P P P A P n/a P n/a P n/a n/a P P
15.2.17 FGBex n/a P A P n/a P A P P P P n/a A n/a A n/a n/a Clerk P
8.3.17 FGBex n/a P P P n/a P P P P P P n/a P n/a P n/a n/a P P
2.5.17 FGBex n/a A   P n/a P P P P A P n/a P n/a n/a n/a n/a Clerk P
16.5.17 FGBex n/a P P P n/a P P P P A A n/a P n/a n/a P n/a Clerk P
7.6.17 FGBex n/a P P P n/a P P P P P A n/a P n/a n/a P n/a Clerk P
27.6.17 FGBex n/a   P A n/a Clerk   P A P P n/a P n/a n/a P n/a A P
4.7.17 FGB n/a P P P n/a P A P P P P n/a P n/a n/a P P P P
3.10.17 FGB n/a P P P n/a P A P A P P n/a P n/a n/a P P P P

 

ATTENDANCE AT FULL GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS
Date of meeting Committee SC J Carter J Darlaton A Fletcher GG T Garner D Hunt S Hemmings C Jones S Menicou P Miller DM R Perkes DR SS G Taylor A Whalley J Westwood P White
6.7.16 F & P n/a n/a A n/a P P A n/a n/a P P n/a n/a P n/a n/a Clerk Clerk A
3.10.16 F & P n/a n/a P n/a P P P n/a n/a A P n/a P n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk P
3.11.16 Pay n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a P P P P n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk n/a
15.11.16 SIC n/a n/a n/a A n/a P n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a A n/a P n/a Clerk Clerk P
12.12.16 F & P n/a n/a P n/a n/a P P P n/a A P n/a P n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk P
12.1.17 SIC n/a n/a n/a A n/a P n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a P n/a P n/a Clerk Clerk P
2.3.17 SIC n/a n/a n/a P n/a P n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a P n/a P n/a Clerk Clerk P
27.4.17 SIC n/a n/a n/a A n/a P n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a P n/a P n/a Clerk Clerk P
4.4.17 F & P n/a n/a P n/a n/a P P P n/a P P n/a P n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk P
2.5.17 Personnel n/a n/a n/a P n/a P n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a P n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk P
7.6.17 F & P n/a n/a P n/a n/a P P P n/a P P n/a P n/a n/a P Clerk Clerk P
20.9.17 Pay n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a P P P P n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Clerk Clerk n/a
21.9.17 SIC n/a n/a n/a A n/a P n/a P P n/a n/a n/a P n/a n/a P Clerk Clerk P
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