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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 nine times a year 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, September 2020

 

Name

Category

Term of office

Team

Role

Mr Jasper Dale

 

 

 

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

 

02/05/18 - 01/05/22

 

 

 

 

Teaching & Learning,

Resources

 

 

FGB Vice Chair  

T&L Chair

Resources Vice

Pupil Premium

Mrs Emma Symes

 

Co-opted

 

30/09/17 - 29/09/21

 

Resources

 

FGB    Chair

Resources Chair

Mrs Gwen Warr

 

 

 

Co-opted

 

 

 

17/12/19 - 16/12/23

 

 

 

Teaching & Learning

 

 

T&L Vice Chair

Child Protection

Early Years

Pupil Premium

Mr Tony Craighill

 

Co-opted

 

16/10/17 - 15/10/21

 

Teaching & Learning

 

Vacancy

(Co-opted governor)

 

 

 

 

Mrs Tracey Moore

 

 

 

Parent

 

 

 

02/09/20 - 02/09/24

 

 

 

Resources

 

 

 

Health and Safety

 

 

 

Mr Tony McEwen Parent 14/12/18 - 13/12/22 Resources  
Ms Diane Rees Community 14/07/20 -14/07/24 Teaching & Learning  

Vacancy

(Local Authority Gov.)

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Gillian Lovatt-Young

 

 

HT Governor

 

 

14/07/14 - 

 

 

Teaching & Learning,

Resources

HT

 

 

Mrs Nikki Sheraton

 

 

Staff

 

 

16/11/18 - 15/11/22

 

 

Teaching & Learning,

Resources

SEN/AEN

 

 

Mrs Jo-Ann Aaron

 

01/07/20 -

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

 

Name

Signed

Business Interest Noted

 

 

 

Emma Symes

Y

None

Tony Craighill

Y

None

Jasper Dale

Y

None

Gillian Lovatt-Young

Y

None

Gwen Warr Y None

Nikki Sheraton

Y

None

Anthony Craighill

Y

None

Tony McEwen Y None

 

 

 

Left during year:

 

 

Louise McCormack

Y

Director / Share owner

     

Joined during year:

 

 

Diane Rees

Y

None

Tracey Moore Y None

 

All Governing Body meetings Register 2018/2019

 

30.10.18

5.11.18

14.11.18

21.1.19

13.2.19

13.3.19

8.5.19

14.5.19

19.6.19

Anthony Craighill

Y

n/a

Y

Y

n/a

 

 

 

 

Jasper Dale

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Gillian Lovatt-Young

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Colin Main

X

X

Res.

--

--

--

--

--

--

Louise McCormack

Y

Y

n/a

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Nikki Sheraton

Y

n/a

A

Y

n/a

 

 

 

 

Emma Symes

Y

Y

n/a

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Tony McEwen

--

--

--

Y

Y

 

 

 

 

Gwen Warr

Y

n/a

A

A

n/a

 

 

 

 

Y – attended:  A – apologies accepted:  X - absent

Historic Record of Governor Attendance at Meetings (2013 - present)

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