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Meet the Governors

Welcome to the Governors' section of our website!

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors please email:
clerk@shoreham.kent.sch.uk

 

Governors of Shoreham Village School

As Governors, we aim to provide all children at Shoreham Village School with the confidence and academic skills that will enable them to reach their own personal goals.

 

Our skills are varied, we come from different walks of life and volunteer our time for meetings, monitoring visits, training and other activities, but we have a common objective to help the school become the best it can. To this end, we are committed to supporting our Head Teacher to manage the school in such a way that it provides a learning environment that encourages all our pupils to make progress academically and socially.

 

Working closely with the Headteacher, we aim to:

  • Support all the staff who are dedicated to inspiring our pupils
  • Engage with parents, carers and the wider community in a partnership where all opinions are valued
  • Create a caring, friendly and supportive school where children can reach their learning objectives

 

The Governing body meets six times a year – once a term – to review the performance of the school. In addition we make monitoring visits which focus on some aspect of the School Plan and these are reported back to our meetings. Regular training is undertaken to ensure we achieve the high standards required of a successful governing body.

 

We are also responsible for approving and monitoring the school budget, completing an annual Health and safety audit, and maintaining and improving the school’s premises.

 

The safety and wellbeing of the children and the quality of teaching and learning is at the heart of our activities. We are committed to providing an education that meets the needs of each child in a safe and supportive environment.

 

Shoreham Village School Governing Body consists of governors comprising parents, co-opted governors, one local education authority governor, one staff governor and the Headteacher. 

 

Shoreham Village School Governors, January 2017

 

Name

Category

Term of office

Team

Role

Mr. Jasper Dale

Co-opted

5/2/14- 4/2/18

 

 

 

 

Teaching & Learning

Full GB

Vice Chair  23/9/15

 

Chair

Mr. Tom Simmonds

 

Co-opted

11/12/13- 10/12/17

Resources

Chair

Mrs Emma Symes

 

Co-opted

30/9/13- 29/9/17

 

Resources

Full GB

 Chair

23/9/15

Mrs. Gwen Warr

Co-opted

17/12/15-16/12/19

Teaching & Learning

Child Protection

Vacancy

(Co-opted governor)

 

 

 

 

Vacancy

(Co-opted governor)

 

 

 

 

Mrs Louise McCormack

 

Parent

01/03/16 - 01/03/20

Resources

 

Mr Colin Main

Parent

24.01/17- 24/01/20

Resources

 

Vacancy

(Local Authority Gov.)

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Gillian Lovatt-Young

 

HT Governor

1/9/14-

All

HT

Mrs. Nikki Sheraton

 

 

Staff

3/12/14- 2/12/18

Teaching & Learning

SEN/AEN

Mrs Jacky Falcon-Uff

 

 

 

All

Clerk

 

Co-opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body.

Parent Governors are elected by the Parents, held by the HT or, if none, appointed by the Governing Body.

Staff Governors are appointed by the Staff.

Local Authority Governors are appointed by the Local Authority.

The Headteacher opts to be a Governor.

The Governing Body is able to appoint Associate Members as needed but they have limited voting rights.

Governors’ Register of Business Interests.

 

YName

Signed

Business Interest Noted

Governors

 

 

Emma Symes

Y

None

Tom Simmonds

Y

None

Jasper Dale

Y

None

Gillian Lovatt-Young

Y

None

Gwen Warr Y None

Nikki Sheraton

Y

None

Louise McCormack

Y

None

Colin Main Y None

Left during year:

 

 

Neil Vickers

Y

None

Steve Newitt

Y

None

John Dinnis Y None

Joined during year:

 

 

Gwen Warr

Y

None

Colin Main Y None
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