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Information about the Governing Body

January 2018

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 past 12 months 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 2016/17

Sarah Bowles

Headteacher

1/9/2014

N/A

 

 

100 (8/8)

Alison D’Alton

Staff

8/7/16

7/7/20

 

 

88 (7/8)

Andrew Chesworth

Co-opted

8/7/16

7/7/20

 

Finance

100 (8/8)

Nicola Furlonger

Co-opted

1/3/16

29/2/20

 

Chair of Governors, Pupil Premium, Finance

88 (7/8)

Vanessa Lines

Parent

06/10/14

05/10/18

 

 

63 (5/8)

Des O’Dwyer

Co-opted

09/01/14

08/01/18

 

Health & Safety, Child Protection

88 (7/8)

Des O'Dwyer Co-opted 17/01/18 16.01/22   Health & Safety, Child Protection  

Sara Phelps

Co-opted

13/09/16

12/09/20

31/7/17

 

100 (8/8)

Andrew Pembroke Co-opted 5/12/17 4/12/21     N/A
Claire Robertson Parent 6/12/16 5/12/20     50 (2/4)

Louisa Rowlands

Co-opted

26/5/16

25/5/20

 

Health & Safety, Training & Development

100 8/8)

Carla Thompson

Co-opted

26/5/16

25/5/20

 

SEND, Child Protection

75 (6/8)

John Tomlinson Co-opted 5/12/17 4/12/21     N/A

David Wake

Co-opted 07/02/17 06/02/21 12/9/17

 

100 (8/8)

Michael Webber

Local Authority

29/4/16

28/4/20

 

Vice Chair of Governors, Finance, Health & Safety, Safeguarding, SEND

88 (7/8)

Joanne Winkler Co-opted 5/12/17 4/12/21     N/A

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 Consultancy

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

Sister in law is Co-opted Governor (Nicola Furlonger)

Andrew Pembroke No interests declared No interests declared Governor: Nexus School
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

John Tomlinson Manager, Oaklands Day Nursery, Tonbridge No interests declared No interests declared

Michael Webber

No interests declared

No interests declared

Trustee, The Westminster Society for People with Learning  Difficulties

Joanne WInkler Employed in School Improvement by KCC No interests declared

Member of Kent Music Board

Member of Kent and Medway Sports Board

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