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Meet the Governors

 

Welcome to the governors’ page.  Here you will find information about the roles and responsibilities of the governing board, governance at Haynes, how to become a governor and a list of current governors.

 

The Role and Responsibilities of the Governing Board

 

Governing boards have a vital role to play in driving up school and pupil performance and ensuring that resources are used well to give every child the best possible education.  Governors are the key strategic decision makers and vision setters helping to set the school’s aims and values with a strong focus on three core strategic functions:

 

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding the headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

 

Governance at Haynes

 

Haynes’ governing board comprises of 11 members (see Instrument of Government) and operates by means of an agreed code of conduct under the leadership of a chair and vice-chair and with the help of a professional clerk.  In addition to full board meetings, a Finance Committee (incorporating a Pay and Performance Committee) meets approximately on a monthly basis.  Governors also have a specific responsibilities.

 

Members of the governing board come from a range of backgrounds: parents, staff, the local authority and the wider community.  We aim to fill any vacancies with people who have relevant skills and most importantly are committed to acting in the best interests of the children and their learning.

 

How to Become a Governor at Haynes

 

A good school governor is someone who is passionate about children’s education, is open to ideas, likes working as a team, is willing to ask questions and can commit to spending the requisite time.  If you are interested in becoming a governor at Haynes, please contact the clerk via the School.  All governor appointments are subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

How to contact the Governors at Haynes

 

Should you wish to contact the governors you may write to them via the School office.

 

Haynes Governing Board

 

Anna Rogers - Chair of Governors (Co-opted)

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Appointed March 2016

Term of office ends March 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - personal connection with Director of Dawn Untill Dusk

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Resources Committee Attendance 2016/17:  1/4 (2 N/A)

 

Kathy Lewis - Vice Chair (Co-opted)

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed November 2016

Term of office ends November 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - Director of Preen Reuse CIC, Preen CIC, Preen Trust and CICSTART Ltd.  Governor at Sandy Upper

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  3/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  1/2

 

Zoe Skoines - Head Teacher (Ex officio)

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed January 2016 

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  3/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  2/2

 

John Oliver - (Co-opted)

Chair of Finance & Resources Committee

Appointed September 2014

Term of office ends September 2018

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Resources Committee Attendance 2016/17:  3/4

 

Anne Roxburgh - (Co-opted)

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed September 2014

Term of office ends September 2018

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Resources Committee Attendance 2016/17:  2/4 (2 N/A)

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  1/2 (1 N/A)

 

Juliet McCullion - (Co-opted)

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed April 2016

Term of office ends April 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  1/2

 

Sarah Hearn - (Co-opted)

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Appointed April 2016

Term of office ends April 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Resources Committee Attendance 2016/17:  0/4 (2 N/A)

 

Mandy Connely - (Parent)

Member of Finance & Resources Committee

Appointed November 2016

Term of office ends November 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Finance & Resources Committee Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

 

Jo Barker - (Parent)

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed November 2016

Term of office ends November 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  2/2

 

Vicki Collin - (Local Authority)

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed November 2016

Term of office ends November 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - employed at Robert Bloomfield Academy 

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  2/2

 

Alison Newland - (Staff)

Member of Curriculum & Standards Committee

Appointed November 2016

Term of office ends November 2020

Business or pecuniary interests - none

FGB Meeting Attendance 2016/17:  4/4

Curriculum & Standards Committee Attendance 2016/17:  2/2

 

Sue Newman - Clerk to the Governing Board

 

Governors who were in post in the last 12 months

 

Jenny Brunker - (Parent)

Term of office ended October 2016

Business or pecuniary interests - none

 

Associate Members - (without voting rights):

 

Angela Barker

Term of office ended September 2016

 

Tanya Haines

Term of office ended September 2016

 

Suzanne Turner-Jones

Term of office ended September 2016

 

 


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