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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

 

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/Committee 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 JANUARY 2018

FINANCE AND BUILDINGS COMMITTEE ~ minimum 7 (includes Chair or Vice-chair of FGB, a member of Personnel and Head Teacher), quorum 5.

Parent Governor                     Shona Hemmings                                             Chair of Finance, VC SIC & Pay

Co-opted Governor                Julie Darlaston                                                   VC of Finance

Head Teacher                          Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor                        Rob Perkes

Co-opted Governor                Pearl White *Safer Recruitment March 17  Chair of FGB/Chair of SIC

Co-opted Governor                Jean Carter

Co-opted Governor                David Hunt

Co-opted Governor                Stan Menicou

PERSONNEL COMMITTEE ~ minimum 5 (includes Chair or Vice-chair of FGB), quorum 3.

Co-opted Governor Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruitment July 17               Chair of Personnel & Pay

Vacancy                                    VC Personnel

Head Teacher                          Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor                        Rob Perkes

Parent Governor                    Andrew Fletcher                                                DAGB Rep

Co-opted Governor               Annette Whalley                                                Vice-chair of FGB

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE ~ minimum six (inC. Chair FGB & Head teacher), quorum 3.

Co-opted Governor                Pearl White *Safer Recruit March 17           Chair of FGB/Chair of SIC

Parent Governor                     Shona Hemmings                                             VC of SIC & Pay, Chair Finance

Head Teacher                          Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16

Staff Governor                        Rob Perkes

Co-opted Governor                Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruit July 17         Chair of Personnel & Pay

Parent Governor                    Andrew Fletcher                                               DAGB Rep

Parent Governor                    Glenda Taylor

PAY COMMITTEE ~ minimum three, quorum two

Co-opted Governor               Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruit July 17          Chair of Personnel & Pay

Co-opted Governor               David Hunt

Parent Governor                    Shona Hemmings                                              Chair of Finance

STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE Chair/VC to be agreed if meeting takes places

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

Co-opted Governor                Stan Menicou

Co-opted Governor                Jean Carter

STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE APPEALS AND PAY APPEALS COMMITTEE Chair/VC to be agreed if meeting takes places

Co-opted Governor                David Hunt

Co-opted Governor                Jean Carter

Parent Governor                     Andrew Fletcher                                                DAGB Rep

PUPIL DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE ~ 3 from following list

Co-opted Governor                Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruit July 17           Chair of Personnel & Pay

Co-opted Governor                Stan Menicou

Co-opted Governor                Annette Whalley                                                Vice-chair of FGB

Parent Governor                     Andrew Fletcher                                                DAGB Rep

 

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

British Values                                Jean Carter                                 L Edwards (PSHE)/A Gregory (RE)

Child Protection/Safeguarding  Julie Darlaston                           Tom Garner *Safer Recruit Sept 16

DAGB Governor                            Andrew Fletcher n/a

E-Safety Governor                        Julie Darlaston                           Rob Perkes

Health & Safety Governor          Rob Perkes                                  Tom Garner *Safer Recruit Sept 16

Looked After Children Gov         Julie Darlaston                           Tom Garner *Safer Recruit Sept 16

Pupil Premium Governor            Andrew Fletcher                        Claire Ashton

SEN                                                 Andrew Fletcher                        Claire Ashton

Training and Development Link Governor          Tom Garner n/a

SIC LINKS

Maths                                            Andrew Fletcher                        Rob Perkes

Literacy                                         Shona Hemmings                       Andrea Smith

EARLY YEARS                                Glenda Taylor                             Clare Webster

KS2                                                 Rev Colin Jones                          Claire Ashton

Assessment                                  Pearl White                                 Tom Garner

Teaching and Learning               Pearl White                                 Tom Garner/Rob Perkes

 

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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