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Governors are critical friends providing support and challenge; they form a view, they do not make professional judgements and act upon them directly.  As such they share their satisfactions, questions and concerns with the Headteacher, who follows them up and reports back.

 

Governors are usually linked with one or more areas of the curriculum and an important part of their role is to liaise with the appropriate member of staff, the subject co-ordinator, who is responsible for co-ordinating the teaching of that subject throughout the school. 

 

Our governing body reflects a wide range of groups from the community including: Parents, Staff, Local Authority Members, Foundation and Community Governors. Details of the members of our current Governing Body can be found below.

 

 

Sundridge & Brasted Primary School - Full Governing Body Details as at September 2019

 

The Governing Body was re-constituted in 2015 and has a total of 12 Governors.  The structure is as follows:

 

1 Head Teacher

1 Staff Governor

2 Parent Governors

1 Local Authority Governor

4 Co-opted Governors

3 Foundation Governors

 

Business, financial or other interests:

Louise McCabe-Arnold is Deputy Head and staff governor at a local school.

Alastair Horsford is a teacher at a school in London.

Charles Brand is married to the clerk to governors, Karen Brand.

Nicola Williamson teaches at another school and her daughter, Emily Williamson, teaches at this school.

 

Minutes of the Full Governing Body (non-confidential) meetings are available upon request to the clerk:  karen.brand@sundridge.kent.sch.uk

 

Special Educational Needs = SEN

Governor Name

Dates of Office

Governor Type

Appointed by

Responsibilities

Louise McCabe-Arnold

 

18.03.19 – 17.03.23

19.11.18 – 18.03.19

Local Authority

Associate Governor

 

Kent County Council

Full Governing Body

Curriculum

Special Educational Needs

Safeguarding

Staff Mental Health

Charles Brand

 

02.07.18 – 01.07.22

 

Co-opted

Full Governing Body

Curriculum

Early Years

Safeguarding

Sports Premium

Rebecca Hamburger

 

 

28.09.15 – 27.09.19

25.11.13 to 02.10.15

03.10.11- 02.10.15

18.05.09 – 02.10.11

Co-opted and Chair

 

 

Associate

Full Governing Body

Parent Election

Parent Election

Strategy Group

Head Teacher Performance

Appeals

Tom Hardwick

 

30.03.20 – no end date

 

Head Teacher

 

Ex Officio

 

Premises

Health & Safety

Melvin de Bono

 

02.10.17 – 01.10.21

Parent

Parent Election

Premises

Health & Safety

Pupil Premium

Kirsty Oliver

 

28.09.17 – 27.09.21

28.09.15 – 27.09.17

08.06.11 – 07.06.15

18.05.09 – 31.07.11

01.09.06 – 17.05.09

17.02.03 – 31.08.06

Foundation and

Vice-Chair

 

 

Associate

Associate

Diocese of Rochester

Full Governing Body

Strategy Group

Head Teacher Performance

Finance

Disciplinary

Rev Linda Green

 

29.04.14 - no end date

Foundation

Rector

Church

Ex Officio

Collective Worship

Curriculum

Strategy Group

Head Teacher Performance

Eduan du Toit

 

01.07.19 – 30.06.23

Staff

Staff Election

Curriculum

Early Years

Alastair Horsford

30.09.19 – 29.09.23

Co-opted

Full Governing Body

 

Curriculum

SEN

Nicola Williamson

30.03.20 – 29.03.24

Co-opted

Full Governing Body

 

Curriculum

SEN

Xanthippi Arvanitidou 30.03.20 – 29.03.24 Parent

Parent Election

 

Sally Bawn 30.03.20 – 29.03.24 Foundation

Church

 

Karen Brand

 

19.01.16 - no end date

Clerk to Governors

 

 

Responsibility as Designated Lead in bold and italics

 

Governors resignations since September 2018

Governor Name

Governor Type

Appointed by

Dates of Office

Resigned

Melanie Bowles

 

Co-opted

Parent

 

Full Governing Body

Parent Election

20.05.19 – 19.05.23

03.02.15 – 02.02.19

02.02.20

Liam Newlands

 

Parent 

Parent Election

01.10.18 – 30.09.22

28.01.20

Anil Gaind

 

Head Teacher

ex officio

Staff

01.04.17 – no end date

30.09.13 – 31.03.17

08.05.20

 

 

ATTENDANCE RECORD – FULL GOVERNING BODY

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019 – 2020

 

 

Name

 

Type

 

30/09/19

EFGB

30/10/19

 

25/11/19

 

27/01/20

 

30/03/20

 

18/05/20

 

29/06/20

 

Attended

Rebecca

Hamburger

Chair

Co-opted

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Anil

Gaind

Head Teacher

Ex officio

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

1/7

Kirsty

Oliver

Vice Chair

Foundation

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Melanie

Bowles

Co-opted

 

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

1/7

Charles

Brand

 

Co-opted

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Melvin

de Bono

Parent

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Eduan

 Du Toit

Staff

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

1/7

 

Linda

Green

Foundation

Ex Officio

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Alastair

Horsford

Co-opted

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

1/7

 

Louise

McCabeArnold

Local Authority

Yes

No

 

 

 

 

 

1/7

 

Liam Newlands

Parent

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

Clerk

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

2/7

 

 

30/10/19 EFGB convened at short notice.

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