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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

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 K Parkes

Parent

31/10/22

30/10/26

VacancyParetnt  
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
Mrs C WatkinsCommitte Clerk01/05/22ongoing

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-opted23/10/1923/06/22
Rev C JonesCo-opted02/07/1415/07/22
Mrs E HodgesParent17/09/2116/09/25
Mrs S BettsParent28/9/2022/11/22

 

Who are the Governors appointed by?

Co-opted x 4 - Governing Body appoint

Local Authority x 1 - LA nominate, Governing Body appoint

Parent x 3 - Elected by Parents

HT x 1 - Automatic inclusion

Staff x 1 - Elected by Staff

Chair has casting vote if applicable

 

RESOURCES COMMITTEE

Minimum 8 members / Quorum 5

Co-opted Governor: Ian Grosvenor (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: Katie Parkes

Staff Governor: Rob Perkes *Safer Recruitment January 19


CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

Minimum 8 members / Quorum 5

Co-opted Governor: Ian Grosvenor

Co-opted Governor: Joy Wheeler (Chair)

Co-opted Governor: Mel Gilhooley

Head Teacher: Tom Garner *Safer Recruitment 12/5/22
Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of FGB

Parent: Vacancy

Staff Governor: Rob Perkes *Safer Recruitment January 19

Clerk: Caroline Watkins

 

PAY COMMITTEE 

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

LA Governor: Cllr Peter Miller

Co-opted Governor: Joy Wheeler

Co-opted Governor: Mel Gilhooley


STAFF DISMISSAL / DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE

3 X Vacancies to be filled if required by any 3 suitable

governors with no prior knowledge

 

APPEALS COMMITTEE

LA Governor: Cllr Peter Miller

2 X Vacancies to be filled if required by any 3 suitable

governors with no prior knowledge

 

HEAD TEACHER PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Co-opted Governor: Ian Grosvenor

Parent: Shona Hemmings ~ Chair of FGB

Co-opted Governor: Mel Gilhooley


FAIRHAVEN PRIMARY SCHOOL GOVERNOR SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

 

RESPONSIBILITY / SUBJECTSTAFF MEMBERGOVERNOR LINK
AmbassadorsR PerkesNot Applicable
Anti-Bullying AmbassadorsT GarnerNot Applicable
ArtS ArnoldJ Wheeler
Assessment & DataT GarnerS Hemmings
Child Protection & SafeguardingNot applicableJ Darlaston
CLA (Children Looked After)Not applicableR Perkes
ComputingC RichardsJ Wheeler
CPDR PerkesNot Applicable
CurriculumR PerkesNot Applicable
Design TechnologyF DumperM Gilhooley
Early YearsT GarnerVacancy
Eco-CouncilT RushNot Applicable
EnglishA SmithS Hemmings
E-SafetyNot applicableJ Wheeler
French (MFL)T GarnerVacancy
G & TC AshtonNot Applicable
GeographyC PriestM Gilhooley
HistoryC PriestM Gilhooley
InterventionsC AshtonNot Applicable
MathematicsR PerkesJ Wheeler
MusicC HutchinsonI Grosvenor
P.E.R Mills / H BarberS Hemmings
Playground LeadersYear 6 TeacherYear 6 Teacher
PSHE/Citizenship/British ValuesL EdwardsJ Darlaston
Pupil PremiumC AshtonJ Darlaston
R.E.T Garner J Wheeler
Reading BuddiesC AshtonNot Applicable
School CouncilR PerkesNot Applicable
ScienceT RushI Grosvenor
SENDC AshtonJ Darlaston
Sports PremiumT GarnerS Hemmings

 

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.

 

 

 
 
Date of meeting (not reported on annual report yet)CommitteeS BettsJ DarlatonS DimmockT GarnerI GilhooleyA GriffithsI GrosvenorS HemmingsE HodgesC JonesP MillerK ParkesR PerkesA WhalleyJ WheelerJ WestwoodP WhiteJ Carter
20/10/2021FGB BusinessPPPAn/aPn/aPPvPAn/aPPPPP 
10/11/2021FGB Ext confPPPPn/aP PPPAn/aPn/a  n/a 
13/01/2021Pay n/an/an/aPn/an/an/an/an/aPn/an/an/an/an/aPn/aP
12/11/2021Pay n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aPn/aPn/an/an/an/an/aPn/an/a
01/12/2021FGBPPPPn/aA PPPPn/aPn/a Pn/an/a
19/01/2022Curriculumn/an/an/aPn/an/aAPPPn/an/aPn/aPn/an/an/a
09/02/2022ResourcesPPPPn/an/aPPn/aPn/an/aPn/aAPn/an/a
15/02/2022ResourcesPPPPn/an/aPAn/aPn/an/aPn/aPPn/an/a
09/03/2022Curriculumn/an/an/aPn/an/aAPAPn/an/aPn/aPPn/an/a
16/03/2022FGBPPPPn/aAPPAPAn/aPn/aPAn/an/a
28/04/2022FGBextAPPPPAPPPPPn/aPn/aPn/an/an/a
06/05/2022ResourcesAPn/aPPn/aAPn/aPn/an/aPn/aPn/an/an/a
04/05/2022Curriculumn/an/an/aPn/an/a P  n/an/aPn/aPPn/an/a
17/05/2022Resources  n/aPAn/aAAn/an/an/an/aPn/aPAn/an/a
15/06/2022Curriculum n/an/aPn/an/a    n/an/aPn/aPn/an/an/a
06/07/2022FGBAPn/aPAn/aAPAn/aPn/aPn/aPAn/an/a
21/09/2022FGBext Pn/aPPn/aAPAn/aPn/aPn/aPAn/an/a
11/10/2022Resources An/aPPn/aPAn/an/an/an/aPn/aPAn/an/a
19/10/2022Pay n/an/an/aPPn/an/an/an/an/aPn/an/an/aPn/an/an/a
04/05/2022Curriculumn/an/an/aPPn/aA n/an/an/an/aPn/aPn/an/an/a
29/11/2022FGBn/a n/aPPn/aAPn/an/a PPn/aPn/an/an/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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