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Governing Body

 

Mrs D. Henderson  

Chair of Governors

 

        Mr P. Anscomb   Mrs F. Reeves        Mr K. Alexander     Mr R. Gare    

Mr A. Jenkins      Mrs L. Unsworth-Brown

Mrs S. Benfield

 

 

Register of Interest

 

Debbie Henderson

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017

 

 

 

Chair of Governors

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

Term 4 years, ends 31/01/19

 

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

 

Contact – Debbie.Henderson@kent.gov.uk

 

Attendance 2016/17: 4/4

 

Works for Kent County Council Early Years and Childcare Service.

 

Lives in Lenham.

 

Continued ambassador for Platts Heath Primary School.

 

Strongly supports small schools and all they have to offer young children and their families.

 

 

Piers Anscomb

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Authority Governor

 

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.

 

 

Fiona Reeves

Business Interest Signed:

06 September 2017

 

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

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.

 

 

Adam Jenkins

Business Interest Signed:

05 September 2017

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

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

 

 

 

 

Co-Opted Governor

 

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

Parent Governor

 

Term 4 years, ends 15/06/2021

Attendance 2016/17: n/a

Started 16/06/2017

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

 

 

 

Staff Governor

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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