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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: Shona Hemmings

 

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 

Governor

Governor Type

Date of Appointment

End of Term of Office

Ms K Figgitt

Clerk

05/05/21

31/08/22

Mrs J Darlaston

Co-opted

18/07/13

17/07/25

Rev C Jones

Co-opted

02/07/14

15/07/22

Mr T Garner

Head Teacher from Sept 1601/09/11 

Mrs S Hemmings

Parent28/04/2006/07/25

Cllr P Miller

Local Authority13/11/2001/12/24

Mr R Perkes

Staff

01/09/20

04/09/28

Mrs S Betts

Parent

28/09/20

27/09/24

Mrs E HodgesParent17/09/2116/09/25
Mrs J E WestwoodObserver/Committee Clerk09/11/1008/11/22
Mr I GrosvenorCo-opted01/12/2130/11/25
Ms J WheelerCo-opted01/12/2130/11/25
Ms I GilhooleyCo-opted16/03/2216/03/26

Previous Governors

 

 

 

Mr D Rowe

Head Teacher

01/09/06

31/08/16

Mrs S Cunneen

Parent

16/11/11

16/11/15

Ms D Moore

Co-opted

11/07/12

10/07/16

Mr B W GuestCo-opted18/07/1314/11/16
Mrs S StarkeyParent09/05/1308/05/17
Mr D HuntCo-opted18/11/1417/11/18

Mr S Menicou

Co-opted

18/07/13

02/10/20

Mr A FletcherParent09/05/1609/05/20
Mrs G TaylorParent11/5/1710/05/21
Mrs J CarterCo-opted01/09/1627/06/21

Mr J Dingley-Jones

Parent28/09/2027/09/24
Mrs A Whalley (CHAIR) Co-opted4/7/1721/10/21
Mrs P White (V-CHAIR)Co-opted18/7/1721/10/21
Mrs S DimmockCo-opted21/11/1809/05/22
Mr A GriffithsCo-opted23/10/1923/6/22

 

Who are the Governors appointed by?

Co-opted x 7 - Governing Body appoint

Local Authority x 1 - LA nominate, Governing Body appoint

Parent x 3 - Elected by Parents

Staff x 1 - Elected by Staff

 

RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Minimum 8 members / Quorum 5

Co-opted Governor: Ian Grosvenor (Chair)

Co-opted Governor: Rev Colin Jones (Vice-chair)

Head Teacher: Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment 12/5/22
Co-opted Governor: Julie Darlaston

Co-opted Governor: Imelda Gilhooley

Co-opted Governor: Joy Wheeler

 Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of F.G.B

Parent: Sarah Richards

Staff Governor: Rob Perkes *Safer Recruitment January 19


CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

Minimum 6 members / Quorum 5
Co-opted Governor: Ian Grosvenor

Co-opted Governor: Rev Colin Jones

Co-opted Governor: Joy Wheeler (Chair)

Head Teacher: Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment 12/5/22
Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of F.G.B

Parent: Emily Hodges (Vice-chair)

Staff Governor: Rob Perkes *Safer Recruitment January 19

 

PAY COMMITTEE 

Minimum three, quorum two (Chair to be agreed when meeting takes place)

Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of F.G.B

Co-opted: Rev Colin Jones 

Vacancy

 

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 

Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of F.G.B

Co-opted: Rev Colin Jones 


STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE STAFF DISMISSAL
STAFF DISMISSAL, DISCIPLINE APPEALS AND PAY APPEALS COMMITTEE
PUPIL DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE

To be advised


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                                                              Joy Wheeler    

E-Safety Governor                                           Vacancy                                  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                                                                 Emily Hodges                       Claire Ashton

Sports Premium                                               Shona Hemmings                   Tom Garner                    Training Link Governor                                     Sarah Richards                       n/a                         

 

SIC LINKS       

Art                                                 Joy Wheeler                      Sarah Baker

Assessment/Data                          Vacancy                            Tom Garner

British Values                                Julie Darlaston                  Laura Edwards 

Computing                                     Vacancy                            Charlotte Richards

Design & Technology                    Colin Jones                        Paris Stephens

                                                                                                            /Hannah McCormack

E-Safety                                         Vacancy 

EYFS                                            Emily Hodges                      Tom Garner

English                                          Shona Hemmings               Andrea Smith

French                                          Sarah Richards                   Year 5/6 Teacher 

History                                          Andy Griffiths                      Cori Priest​                                                                                                                                                             /supported by Sophie Vasiljevic

Geography                                    Andy Griffiths                      Cori Priest

                                                                                                           /supported by Sophie Vasiljevic

Maths                                            Joy Wheeler                         Rob Perkes

Music                                             Ian Grosvenor                     Charlotte Hutchinson

P.E.                                                Shona Hemmings                Becky Mills

P.S.H.E                                          Julie Darlaston                     Laura Edwards

R.E.                                                Colin Jones                         Tom Garner

Science                                          Ian Grosvenor                     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 2021/22 academic year:

 

Rev. 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.

Cllr. 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 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.

Kate Figgett (Clerk) - Declared interest in Traded Services. DMBC Governor support. CRST LAGB Clerk. FfE NLG. Appointed by NGA as a National Leader of Governance.

Imelda Gilhooley - Governor at Peters Hill Primary School.

Shona Hemmings - Financial Director At Wolverhampton Grammar School.

Joy Wheeler - Governor at Woodsetton Special School.

Simon Leigh (Accountant) - Declared interest in Traded Services.

 

ATTENDANCE AT GOVERNING BODY MEETINGS
Date of meetingCommitteeJ CarterJ DarlastonS DimmockJ Dingley-Jones T GarnerI GilhooleyA GriffithsI GrosvenorS HemmingsE HodgesC JonesP MillerR PerkesS RichardsG TaylorJ WestwoodA WhalleyJ WheelerP White
09/02/2021FGBPPPPPn/aAn/aPn/aPPPPPPPn/aP
29/03/2021FGBPPPAPn/aAn/aPn/aAPPPPPPn/aP
05/05/2021FGBPAPPPn/aAn/aAn/aPPPPAPPn/aP
07/07/2021FGBn/aAP Pn/a n/aPn/aPPPPPPAn/aP
20/10/2021FGBn/aPPn/aAn/aPn/aPPPAPPn/aPPn/aP
10/11/2021FGBn/aPPn/aPn/aPn/aPPPAPPn/an/an/an/an/a
01/12/2021FGBn/aPPn/aPn/aAn/aPPPPPPn/aPn/aPn/a
16/03/2022FGBn/aPPn/aPn/aAPPAPAPPn/aAn/aPn/a
28/04/2022FGBexn/aPPn/aPPAPPPPPPAn/an/an/aPn/a

 

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.

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