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: Annette Whalley
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
Date of Appointment
End of Term of Office
Ms K Figgett
Mrs J Darlaston
Rev C Jones
|Mrs S Dimmock||Co-opted||21/11/18||20/11/22|
Mr T Garner
|Head Teacher from Sept 16||01/09/11|
Mr A Griffiths
Mrs S Hemmings
Cllr P Miller
Mr R Perkes
Miss S Richards
|Mrs E Hodges||Parent||17/9/21||16/9/25|
|Mrs J E Westwood||Observer/Committee Clerk||09/11/10||08/11/22|
|Mrs A Whalley (CHAIR)||Co-opted||04/07/17||05/06/25|
|Mrs P White (V-CHAIR)||Co-opted||18/07/17||17/07/25|
Mr D Rowe
Mrs S Cunneen
Ms D Moore
|Mr B W Guest||Co-opted||18/07/13||14/11/16|
|Mrs S Starkey||Parent||09/05/13||08/05/17|
|Mr D Hunt||Co-opted||18/11/14||17/11/18|
Mr S Menicou
|Mr A Fletcher||Parent||09/05/16||09/05/20|
|Mrs G Taylor||Parent||11/5/17||10/05/21|
|Mrs J Carter||Co-opted||01/09/16||27/06/21|
Mr J Dingley-Jones
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
FAIRHAVEN PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNOR COMMITTEES LIST DECEMBER 2020
(FINANCE, STAFFING AND BUILDINGS COMMITTEE INCLUDES ALL F.G.B MEMBERS)
Co-opted Governor: Annette Whalley ~ Chair of F.G.B
Co-opted Governor: Pearl White *Safer Recruitment March 17 ~ V.C of F.G.B
Head Teacher: Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16
Staff Governor: Rob Perkes
Co-opted Governor: Vacancy
Co-opted Governor: Julie Darlaston
Co-opted Governor: Sue Dimmock
Co-opted Governor: Andy Griffiths
Co-opted Governor: Rev Colin Jones
Co-opted Governor: Cllr. Peter Miller
Parent: Emily Hodges
Parent: Shona Hemmings *Safer Recruitment Nov 20
Parent: Sarah Richards
SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE
Minimum six (includes Chair F.G.B & Head teacher), quorum three.
Pearl White *Safer Recruitment March 17 Chair of SIC & V.C of F.G.B
Shona Hemmings ~ V.C of SIC
Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment Sept 16
Rev Colin Jones *Safer Recruitment July 17
NB: SIC Governors have a specific responsibility link to School Development Plan
Minimum three, quorum two (Chair to be agreed when meeting takes place)
Shona Hemmings Shona Hemmings *Safer Recruitment Nov 20
Rev Colin Jones
STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE STAFF DISMISSAL
STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE APPEALS AND PAY APPEALS COMMITTEE
PUPIL DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE
RATIFIED AT F.G.B MEETING ON 2/10/18
THIS MEETING PANEL WOULD BE DETERMINED ON AN AS AND WHEN BASIS DEPENDING ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES RELATED TO THE INCIDENT/COMPLAINT.
FAIRHAVEN PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNOR SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
RESPONSIBILITIES GOVERNOR STAFF LINK
Child Protection/Safeguarding Julie Darlaston Tom Garner
Covid Catch-Up Premium Colin Jones Tom Garner
DAGB Not applicable at this point
E-Safety Governor Sue Dimmock Rob Perkes
Health & Safety Governor Rob Perkes Tom Garner
Looked After Children Gov Rob Perkes Tom Garner
Pupil Premium Governor Julie Darlaston Claire Ashton
School Development Plan Responsibility Tom Garner n/a
SEN Julie Darlaston Claire Ashton
Sports Premium Shona Hemmings Tom Garner Training and Dev. Link Governor Tom Garner n/a
Art Vacancy Sarah Baker
Assessment/Data Pearl White Tom Garner
British Values Vacancy Laura Edwards
Computing Sue Dimmock Charlotte Richards
Design & Technology Colin Jones Paris Stephens
Early Years Vacancy Tom Garner
English Shona Hemmings Andrea Smith
French Sue Dimmock Year 5/6 Teacher
History Andy Griffiths Cori Priest /supported by Sophie Vasiljevic
Geography Andy Griffiths Cori Priest
/supported by Sophie Vasiljevic
Maths Vacancy Rob Perkes
Music Annette Whalley Charlotte Hutchinson
P.E. Shona Hemmings Becky Mills
P.S.H.E Vacancy Laura Edwards
R.E. Colin Jones Alison Gregory
Science Annette Whalley Tom Rush
Declaration of Interests:
All governors declare any interests they may have on the register of business interests. The following declarations have been made for 2020/21 academic year:
Colin Jones - Governor at Dingle Community.
Justine Westwood – Daughter has worked as a teacher at Fairhaven since Sept 16. Has boiler serviced by All-Heat who completes work at the school.
Pearl White – Daughter Head Teacher at Cotwall End Primary.
Peter Miller - Governor at The Glynne Primary School.
Rob Perkes - wife works at Fairhaven Primary.
Sue Dimmock - Husband is Chair of Governors at Crestwood and Deputy-Chair at Invictus Trust.
Sam Thompson. Items supplied for FHSA Fayres and fund raising by Bewdley Fruit, Veg & Eggs which her husband owns. Also supplied Christmas Tree at no cost. James Bullingham Media produced a promotional video Sept 2020 for use on Social Media due to COVID preventing prospective parents from viewing the school.
Tom Garner - Connection to electrical repair service engineer who completes work in school. Has boiler serviced by All-Heat who completes work at the school. Dudley Licensing Officer is Father's cousin by marriage.
Jane Price (Clerk) - Declared interest in Traded Services.
Kate Figgett (Clerk) - Declared interest in Traded Services.
Simon Leigh (Accountant) - Declared interest in Traded Services.
|ATTENDANCE AT GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS|
|Date of meeting||Committee||J Carter||J Darlaston||S Dimmock||J Dingley-Jones||A Fletcher||T Garner||A Griffiths||S Hemmings||C Jones||P Miller||R Perkes||S Richards||G Taylor||A Whalley||J Westwood||P White|
Earnings of staff employees over £100,000.00
To comply with Financial Reporting requirements, we can confirm that there are no staff working at Fairhaven Primary who receive a salary remuneration above £100,000.00pa.