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 Welcome to the Governors' section
Who's Who:

Andy Rathbone      Chair of governors / Foundation Governor
Vanessa Dunnet    Vice Chair of Governors / Community Governor
James Gibbons     Co-Vice Chair of Governors / Community Governor
Ann Lee                 Community Governor
Jennifer Doyle       Community Governor
Rev David Green   Foundation Governor
Anna Tunnicliff       Foundation Governor
Clare Snell             Parent Governor
Alex Trott               Parent Governor
Helen Roberts       Parent Governor
Sophie Ogden       Staff Governor
Emily Reeves        Staff Governor



Susannah Adams  - Clerk to Governors
 
Picture 1 Andy Rathbone (Chair of Governors)
Picture 2 Vanessa Dunnet (Vice Chair of Governors)
Picture 3 James Gibbons
Picture 4 Jennifer Doyle
Picture 5 Rev David Green
Picture 6 Anna Tunnicliff
Picture 7 Alex Trott
Picture 8 Sophie Ogden

West Malling Structure of Governance 2016-2017

Name

Governor Type

Appointing Body

Current Term of Office (From – To)

Committee

Position Held

Business/School Interests

Mrs Claire Petrucci

Business Manager

   

SLT

   

Mr Matthew Clark

Head Teacher

Ex-officio

01.01.15 -

SLT

 

Head teacher – commenced 01.01.15

Mrs Jennifer Doyle

Community

FGB

06.10.16 - 06.10.20

Resources Team

 

None

Mrs Vanessa Dunnet

Community

Local Authority

06.10.16 - 06.10.20

L&D Team / Strategy

Vice-Chair (Chair of L&D)

None – Former Chair of Governors

Mr James Gibbons

Community

Parent

10.02.14 - 09.02.18

Resources team / Strategy

Co-Vice Chair (Chair of Resources)

Parent of children in Years 1 and 3

Rev David Green

Ex-officio Foundation

Diocese

01.09.12 - 01.09.16

L&D Team / SIAMS

 

Priest in Charge, St Mary’s West Malling

Parent of children in Years 4 and 5

Mrs Ann Lee

Community

FGB

14.10.15 - 31.08.19

L&D Team / SEND Gov / Safeguarding

 

Interim Head teacher Sept – Dec 2014

Mrs Sophie Ogden

Staff

Staff elect

10.02.14 - 09.02.18

L&D Team

 

Employee – Class teacher

Mr Andrew Rathbone

Foundation

Diocese

22.03.17 - 22.03.21

Effectiveness of Leadership

Chair of Governors

Parent of child Year 6

Governor at Archbishop Courtenay CEP School

Mr David Rye

Deputy HT

 

01.01.16

SLT

   

Mrs Clare Snell

Parent

Parents

18.11.15 - 17.11.19

L&D team / Strategy / PP Gov

 

Parent of children in Years 1 and 3

Mr Alex Trott

Parent

Parents

19.11.14 - 31.12.18

Resources Team

 

Parent of children in Years 1 and 2

Mrs Anna Tunnicliff

Foundation

Diocese

16.10.13 - 15.10.17

L&D Team / SIAMS

 

Parent of children in Years 1 and 3

 

 Previous Governors (No longer in post)

Ms Philippa Blythe

Parent

Parents

21.11.13 –06.10.16

Effectiveness of Leadership

 

Parent of children in Years R and 2

Mrs Clare Bolton

Staff

Staff elect

21.11.12 – 06.10.16

Quality of Teaching & Learning

 

Employee – Class teacher

Mrs Deirdre Green

Community

Local Authority

18.05.06 –20.10.15

 

 

Retired 31.08.15

Mrs Kathy Griffiths

Foundation

Diocese

24.11.13 –

 

 

Appointed CEO Aquinas Trust

GOVERNOR INFORMATION Updated January 2017

                                                                                                                                                                                

Name

Governor Role

Other governor posts/any business interests 

 

 

 

Mrs Clare Petrucci

Business Manager

 

Mrs Helen Roberts

Trustee

 

Mrs Clare Snell

Trustee

 

Mr Matthew

Clark

Head Teacher

Trustee

 

Mrs Jennifer

Doyle

Member and Trustee

 

Mrs Vanessa

Dunnet

Member and Trustee

 

Mr James

Gibbons

Trustee

 

Rev David

Green

Trustee

 

 

Mrs Ann

Lee

Trustee

 

Mrs Sophie

Ogden

Trustee

 

Mr Andrew

Rathbone

Member and Trustee

Governor Archbishop Courtenay CEP School

Mr David Rye

Deputy HT

 

 

Mrs Clare

Snell

Trustee

 

Mr Alex

Trott

Trustee

 

Mrs Anna

Tunnicliff

Trustee

 

 

Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

Matthew Clark - Headteacher

David Rye – Deputy Headteacher

Gay Adam - SENCO

Clare Petrucci – Business Manager

Babs Bartholomew – Head of McGinty Language Unit

Jo White – Families & Community Liaison Manager

 

Meeting Attendance Record:  Full Governing Body Meetings:

Name

14.10.15

18.11.15

11.03.16

20.07.16

06.10.16

17.11.16

22.03.17

Philippa Blythe

y

y y n

Resigned

-

-

Clare Bolton (staff)

n y y n

Resigned

-

-

Matthew Clark (HT)

y

y y y y y y

Jennifer Doyle

y y y y y y y

Vanessa Dunnet

y y y y y y y

James Gibbons

y y y y y y y

Rev David Green

y y y y n y y

Ann Lee

n y y y y y n

Sophie Ogden (staff)

n y y y y y y

Andrew Rathbone

y y y n y y y

David Rye (invited - staff)

y n y y y y y

Clare Snell

-

y y y y y y

Alex Trott

 

y y y y y y

Anna Tunnicliff

y y y y y y y

Emily Reeves

-

-

-

-

-

y

y

Helen Roberts

-

-

-

-

-

-

n

 

 

y - meeting attended

n - absent from meeting, apology accepted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOVERNOR INFORMATION following inception of Academy Status: 1 September 2012

 

SCHOOL YEAR 2014-15                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                

Name

Governor

    Type

Appointing

     Body

TERM OF

  OFFICE

Committee Served on

Position Held

 

Business/School Interests

 

 

 

From - To

 

 

 

Mrs Debbie Atkinson

Business Manager

 

 

SLT

 

 

Ms Philippa

Blythe

Parent

Parents

21.11.13 –

20.11.17

Effectiveness of Leadership

 

Parent of children in Years R and 2

Mrs Clare

Bolton

Staff

Staff elect

21.11.12 –

20.11.16

Quality of Teaching & Learning

 

Employee – Class teacher

Mr Matthew

Clark

Head

Teacher

Ex-officio

01.01.15 -

SLT

 

Head teacher – commenced 01.01.15

Mrs Jennifer

Doyle

Community

FGB

01.09.12 –

01.09.16

Resources

 

None

Mrs Vanessa

Dunnet

Community

Local Authority

01.09.12 –

01.09.16

Quality of Teaching & Learning

Vice-Chair

None – former Chair of Governors

Mr James

Gibbons

Community

Parent

10.02.14 –

09.02.18

Resources

Chair of Strategy Team

Parent of children in Years R and 2

Mrs Gabrielle Gray

Parent

Parent

21.11.13 –

31.08.15

 

 

Retired - Children moved on to secondary school

Rev David

Green

Ex-officio

Foundation

Diocese

01.09.12 –

01.09.16

Personal Development

 

Priest in Charge, St Mary’s West Malling

Parent of children in Years 3, 4 and 6

Mrs Deirdre Green

Community

Local Authority

18.05.06 –

20.10.15

 

 

Retired 31.08.15

Mrs Kathy Griffiths

Foundation

Diocese

24.11.13 –

20.11.15

 

 

Appointed CEO Aquinas Trust

Mrs Ann

Lee

Community

FGB

14.10.15 –

31.08.19

Our Families, Community & Safeguarding

 

Interim Head teacher Sept – Dec 2014

Mrs Sophie

Ogden

Staff

Staff elect

10.02.14 –

09.02.18

Our Families, Community & Safeguarding

 

Employee – Class teacher

Mr Andrew

Rathbone

Foundation

Diocese

21.11.12 –

20.11.16

Personal Development

Effectiveness of Leadership

Chair of Governors

Parent of child Year 5

Mrs Jenny Spencer

Community

FGB

21.11.12 –

31.08.15

 

 

Resigned to take up part-time employment in school

Mr Alex

Trott

Parent

Parents

19.11.14 –

31.12.18

Resources

 

Parent of children in Years R and 1

Mrs Anna

Tunnicliff

Foundation

Diocese

16.10.13 –

15.10.17

Effectiveness of Leadership

 

Parent of children in Years R and 2

 

Meeting Attendance Record:  Full Governing Body Meetings:

Name

 15.10.14

19.11.14

25.03.15

08.07.15

 

Clare Bolton  (staff)

     x

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

Matthew Clark  (HT)

     -

     -

     ü

     ü

 

Jennifer Doyle

     ü

     ü

     ü

     x

 

Vanessa Dunnet

     ü

     ü

     ü

     x

 

James Gibbons

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

Rev David Green

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

Deirdre Green

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Retired having been governor for 9 years

Kathy Griffiths

     ü   

     ü

     ü

     x

Left - Appointed CEO Aquinas Trust

Andy Lacey

     ü

     ü

     -

     -

Took employment at another school

Ann Lee

     ü

     ü

     ü

     x

 

Pam Mace

     ü

     ü

     -

     -

Retired

Sophie Ogden (staff)

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

Andrew Rathbone

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

Jenny Spencer

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Resigned to take up part-time employment in school

Anna Tunnicliff

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Attendance Record: Strategy Meetings:

Name

06.11.14

08.01.15

12.02.15

30.04.15

11.06.15

Gay Adam (SENCO)

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Babs Bartholomew (staff)

     x

     ü

     ü

     ü

     x

Philippa Blythe

     -

     -

     -

     ü

     ü

Matthew Clark (HT)

     -

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Vanessa Dunnet

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Jennifer Doyle

     x

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

James Gibbons

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

Andy Lacey  (Finance)

     ü  

     -

     -

     -

     -

Pam Mace (SLT)

     ü  

     -

     -

     -

     -

Sophie Ogden (staff)

     ü

     x

 

 

 

Andrew Rathbone

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

     ü

 

GOVERNOR INFORMATION January 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                

Name

Governor Role

Other governor posts/any business interests 

 

 

 

Mrs Debbie Atkinson

Business Manager

 

Ms Philippa

Blythe

Trustee

 

Mrs Clare

Bolton

Trustee

 

Mr Matthew

Clark

Head Teacher

Director

 

Mrs Jennifer

Doyle

Member and Trustee

 

Mrs Vanessa

Dunnet

Member and Trustee

Aylesford School?

Mr James

Gibbons

Trustee

 

Rev David

Green

Trustee

 

 

Mrs Ann

Lee

Trustee

 

Mrs Sophie

Ogden

Member and Trustee

 

Mr Andrew

Rathbone

Trustee

Governor Archbishop Courtenay CEP School

Mr Alex

Trott

Trustee

 

Mrs Anna

Tunnicliff

Trustee

 

 

Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

Matthew Clark - Headteacher

Gay Adam - SENCO

Debbie Atkinson – Business Manager

Babs Bartholomew – Head of McGinty Language Unit

Jo White – Families & Community Liaison Manager

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