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Information about the Governing Body

September 2016

Who are Sussex Road School's Governors?

The Governing Body of Sussex Road Community Primary School comprises 14 governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher Governor
  • 9 Co-opted Governors

 

The Governing Body operates through a ‘Circle’ model, with no Committees.

 

Details of the current membership, and of membership over the academic year 2015/16 are set out below:

 

Name

Category

Start of Term of Office

End of Term of Office

Date of resignation (if relevant)

Positions of Responsibility

% attendance at meetings 2015/16

Sarah Bowles

Headteacher

1/9/2014

N/A

 

 

100 (8/8)

Alison D’Alton

Co-opted

1/10/13

30/9/17

7/7/16

 

88 (7/8)

Staff

8/7/16

7/7/20

 

 

Andrew Chesworth

Co-opted

8/7/16

7/7/20

 

Finance

100 (1/1)

Alex Devlin

Staff

6/5/15

5/5/19

7/3/16

 

50 (3/6)

Nicola Furlonger

Parent

25/04/12

24/04/16

29/2/16

Vice Chair of Governors, Pupil Premium, Finance

100 (8/8)

Co-opted

1/3/16

29/2/20

 

Vanessa Lines

Parent

06/10/14

05/10/18

 

 

100 (8/8)

Justine Norris

Parent

09/01/14

08/01/18

4/11/15

 

50 (1/2)

Des O’Dwyer

Co-opted

09/01/14

08/01/18

 

Health & Safety

88 (7/8)

Sara Phelps

Parent

12/06/13

11/06/17

13/9/16

Training & Development, Safeguarding

100 (8/8)

Co-opted

13/09/16

12/09/20

 

Zachary Ramsden

Parent

12/06/13

11/06/17

11/12/15

 

100 (3/3)

Nigel Rawlings

Co-opted

26/5/16

25/5/20

19/11/16

Finance

100 (1/1)

Claire Robertson Parent 6/12/16 5/12/20     N/A

Louisa Rowlands

Co-opted

26/5/16

25/5/20

 

Health & Safety

100 1/1)

Amanda Sermon

Co-opted

21/07/14

20/07/18

21/2/17

Pupil Premium

86 (5/8)

Carla Thompson

Co-opted

26/5/16

25/5/20

 

SEND, Safeguarding

100 (1/1)

David Wake

Co-opted

06/02/13

05/02/17

 

Chair of Governors, Finance, SEND

100 (8/8)

Co-opted 07/02/17 06/02/21    

Michael Webber

Co-opted

21/05/15

20/05/19

28/4/16

Finance, Health & Safety, Safeguarding

100 (8/8)

Local Authority

29/4/16

28/4/20

 

David Widdicombe

Co-opted

21/07/14

20/07/18

13/7/16

 

43 (3/7)

GOVERNORS’ REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS

Name

Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation of  each Governor

Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation of spouse or partner

Other Interests, including relationships and governorships of other schools

Sarah Bowles

Headteacher, Sussex Rd CP School

No interests declared

No interests declared

Andrew Chesworth

Accountant,

Investor Relations

No interests declared

Alison D’Alton

No interests declared

No interests declared

Member of School staff

Nicola Furlonger

Independent Town Planner (self employed)

Town Planner – Temple Group Consultants

Sister is a member of teaching staff at the School

Brother in law is a Co-opted Governor (Des O’Dwyer)

Vanessa Lines

Teacher, Weald of  Kent GS

No interests declared

No interests declared

Des O’Dwyer

Architect

Teacher

Wife is a teacher at the School

Sister in law is Parent Governor (Nicola Furlonger)

Sara Phelps

No interests declared

No interests declared

Employed by the School (Part Time)

Clare Robertson Accountant for Yoohoo Speech and Language Therapy Ltd (used by the School) No interests declared No interests declared

Louisa Rowlands

No interests declared

Director, Dfusion Ltd

No interests declared

Carla Thompson

Social Worker, Medway Council

No interests declared

No interests declared

David Wake

No interests declared

No interests declared

No interests declared

Michael Webber

No interests declared

No interests declared

Trustee, The Westminster Society for People with Learning  Difficulties

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