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Governing Body

 

Mrs F. Reeves

Chair of Governors

 

        Mr P. Anscomb          Mr K. Alexander     Mr R. Gare    

Mr A. Jenkins      Mrs L. Unsworth-Brown

Mrs S. Benfield        Mr J. Clifford    Mr E. Paddington

 

Recently we have changed to a 'circle model of governance' and therefore the committee structure is changing to reflect this.

 

We will update this information after the FGB in May 2018

Register of Interest

 

Fiona Reeves

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017 - none

Chair of Governors

Co-Opted Governor

Start date: 20/01/2015

Term 4 years, ends 31/01/19

 

Curriculum Committee

 

Attendance 2016/17: 4/4

A former parent governor, with two children having now left Platts Heath for secondary school.

 

Previously lived in Platts Heath but now lives in Lenham.

 

Works for a local Independent Financial Consultant

 

Piers Anscomb

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017 -- spouse as supply teacher

 

 

 

Headteacher

 

Start date: 01/09/2010

 

Member on all committees – Finance & Premises, Curriculum, Personnel & Public Relations

 

Attendance 2016/17: 4/4

 

 

I have been teaching since 1997 and have worked in large and small, rural and urban schools and taught from Year 2 to Year 6 as a class teacher before becoming Headteacher here in 2010.

 

Small schools have the ability to cater for individual needs and ensure everyone is seen and heard.

 

I live in Eccles and have three fantastic children and an understanding wife!

Richard Gare

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017 - none

 

Vice Chair of Governors

 

Authority Governor

 

Start date: 22/04/202017

Term 4 years, ends 23/04/2021

 

Chair of Finance Committee

 

Attendance 2016/17: 4/4

 

A local resident - my son was formerly a pupil. 

 

 

I run a successful garden design company.

 

Adam Jenkins

Business Interest Signed:

05 September 2017

- none

Co-Opted Governor

Start date: 13/05/2014

Term 4 years, ends 14/05/2018

 

Finance Committee

 

Attendance 2016/17: 2/4

 

Local Resident and parent of child who left the school in 2016..

 

Head of IT Services for a national Trade Union representing University & College lecturers and support staff.

 

Masters degree in business management

 

Kenneth Alexander

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017

-none

 

 

 

Co-Opted Governor

Start date: 30/01/2015

Term 4 years, ends 31/01/2019

 

Curriculum and Personnel Committee

 

Attendance 2016/17: 2/4

Local Farmer

School Governor for over 15 years

 

Sue Benfield

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017 - none

Parent Governor

Start date: 14/06/2017

Term 4 years, ends 15/06/2021

Attendance 2016/17: n/a

 

Parent of a child currently attending the school.

 

Local resident with extensive primary teaching experience (in Hampshire)

 

Lesley Unsworth-Brown

Business Interest Signed:

18 April 2017

-none

 

 

Staff Governor

Start date: 17/04/2017

Term 4 years, ends 18/04/2021

Attendance 2015/16: N/A

Started April 2017

 

 

 

I am currently a class teacher  at this wonderful small school.

 

 

 

James Clifford

Business Interest Signed:

May 2018 

-none

 

 

Parent Governor

Start date: 28/03/2018

Term 4 years, ends 27/03/2022

Attendance 2016/17: n/a

Parent of a child currently attending the school

Edmund

Paddington

Business Interest Signed:

May 2018

- none 

Co-opted Governor

Start date: 28/03/2018

Term 4 years, ends 27/03/2022

Attendance 2016/17: n/a

Parent of a child currently attending the school

 

 

 

 

 

Previous Governors in the last 12 months

 

Debbie Henderson -  Chair of Governors - resigned in December 2017

Phil Fraser - Parent Governor - resigned in September 2017 

Charlotte Francis - Staff governor - resigned in March 2017 due to new job

 

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