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Governance

GOUDHURST & KILNDOWN CHURCH OF ENGLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

SUMMARY OF GOVERNOR DETAILS AND BUSINESS INTERESTS: JANUARY 2020

The Governing Body of Goudhurst & Kilndown CE Primary School comprises12 Governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher Governor
  • 4 Co-opted Governors
  • 3 Foundation Governors

 

The Governing Body previously worked to a Circle model of governance, with no Committees, during the year from September 2018 to July 2019, but will be moving to a Committee model, in collaboration with Benenden CEP School from September 2019 with a joint Partnership Board and Business, Quality of Education (QoE), Wellbeing and Personal Development  (WPD) and Vision, Ethos and Strategy (VES) Committees

 

Details of the current membership, and of all governors who have been ‘in post’ during the past 12 months are set out below, together with Business Interests for current Governors, and details of Governor attendance at FGB meetingsduring the year 2018/19.

 

Governor   Name

Category   and Appointing Body

Term of   Office

Positions of

Responsibility/   Committee Memberships 2019-20

Attendance

FGB

Meetings

2018-19

Declaration   of

Business Interest

 

Any   Other

Educational

Establishments

Governed

Relationship   with school staff inc.spouse, partners    and relatives

Lois   Dignan

Co-opted   Governor

FGB

25/1/18- 24/1/21

SEN   Governor, QoE Committee (Chair), VES Committee

71%   (5 of 7)

Teacher, Brenchley & Matfield CEP School   (Tenax Trust)

None declared

None declared

Jo   Hinde

LA   Governor Local Authority

1/9/17- 31/8/21

Chair   of Governors,

Health   & Safety Governor

Training   & Development Governor,

Business   & VES Committees

100%   (7 of 7)

Secretary of Trelce Ltd, Consultants,

Governance Consultant

 

Co-Chair, Little Squirrels Pre-School,   KIlndown

Associate Member, Benenden CEP Sch

None declared

Paul   Kish

Foundation   Governor

Diocese

1/9/15-31/8/19

 

 

 57% (4 of 7)

 

 

 

John   McCaig

Foundation   Governor

Diocese

5/3/18- 31/8/19

(resigned)

 

86%   (6 of 7)

 

 

 

 

 

Hugh   Nelson

Foundation   Governor

Ex   Officio

N/A

Vice   Chair of GB, VES Committee

 

43%   (3 of 7)

None declared

None declared

None declared

Matthew   Rea

Parent   Governor

Parent   Elections

22/9/17-

21/9/20

Safeguarding   Governor, QoE and WPD Committees

86%   (6 of 7)

None declared

None declared

None declared

Lindsay   Roberts

Headteacher   Governor

Ex   Officio

Appointed 1/9/13

Headteacher,   all Committees

100%   (7 of 7)

None declared

Governor at Bethany School

Governor, Benenden CEP School

Academy Councillor

High Weald Academy

 

None declared

James   Sedgewick

Foundation   Governor

Diocese

10/12/19- 9/12/23

TBC

N/A

Spouse   is a Director of Sedgewick Coaching and has undertaken work in the education   sector

None declared

None declared

Adam   Tuson

Parent   Governor

Parent   Elections

20/10/17-

19/10/21

Finance   Monitoring, Business Committee (Chair) & VES Committee

86%   (6 of 7)

None declared

None declared

None declared

Marie   Donoghue

Staff   Governor

Staff   Elections

20/01/17-

19/01/21

QoE,   WPB and VES Committees

86%   (6 of 7)

None declared

None declared

Member of School Staff

Peter   Goodman

Associate   Member

FGB

16/3/17-

15/3/20

QoE,   WPB and VES Committees

100%   (7 of 7)

None declared

None declared

Member of School Staff