School Governors

Governors' Declaration of Interest

No relevant business and pecuniary interest including governance roles in other educational institutions have been declared by Governors for the academic year 2017-18.

Name and address of the Chair of Governors

Mr. Keith C Jones – Chair of Governors

c/o Alfriston School
Penn Road
Knotty Green
Beaconsfield
Buckinghamshire
HP9 2TS

According to the Articles of Association, the Governing Body shall consist of: 

  • Up to six community governors appointed by the Members 
  • Two staff governors appointed via staff election 
  • A minimum of two parent governors elected by parents of registered pupils of the Academy   
  • Up to three co-opted governors appointed by the governors that have not themselves been co-opted.
  • The Headteacher is an ex officio governor

The Governing Body meets four times per year and the Members hold an AGM where the Governor’s Annual Report and Financial Statements are received.

The Governing Body has four committees: Personnel, Finance, H&S and Premises and Teaching and Learning that report into the Governing Body on a termly basis. The remit of the committees is outlined in the Committee Terms of Reference. 

The Personnel Committee Chair is Mr. Tor Farquhar.
The Finance Committee Chair is Ms. Heather McCallum.
The H&S and Premises Committee Chair is Mr. Colin Schnadhorst
The Teaching and Learning Committee Chair is Mr. Keith C Jones 

For each Governor or trustee who has served at any point in the last 12 months - Their full names, date of appointment, date they stepped down (where applicable), and relevant business and pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions.

Members

Mr Tor Farquhar                               (appointed on 28 March 2018)

Mr Keith C Jones

Mrs Jinna Male

Ms Heather McCallum

Mr Ian Tencor                                 (stepped down 22 July 2018)

 

Trustees / Governors

Mrs Amanda J Blackburn-Levitt          (Staff Governor)

Mr George Bodiam                            (Parent Governor) 

Mr Paul Donald                                 (Parent Governor)

Mr Tor Farquhar                                (Parent Governor)

Mr Keith C Jones                               (Parent Governor)

Mrs Milena Kurgo                              (Parent Governor) -stepped down 20 July 2018 

Mrs Jinna Male                                  (Headteacher and Accounting Officer)

Ms Heather McCallum                        (Community Governor and Vice Chair of Governors)

Mrs Neena Phakkey                           (Staff Governor)

Mr Stuart Price                                  (Parent Governor)  

Mrs Susan Ware                                (Parent Governor) – stepped down 26 September 2018

Mr Larry Zalcman                              (Community Governor) - stepped down 07 November 2017

Mr William Wilsnagh                          (Community Governor) – appointed 20 September 2017

Dr Jan Wyatt                                     (Community Governor) – appointed 28 March 2018

Their attendance records at board and committee meetings over the last academic year (18-19)

Attendance at the Full Governing Body Meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee

Meetings Attended

Out of a possible

 

Mrs Amanda J Blackburn-Levitt 

2

4

Mr George Bodiam

3

4

Mr Paul Donald

2

4

Mr Tor Farquhar

4

4

Mr Keith C Jones

4

4

Mrs Milena Kurgo

2

4

Mrs Jinna Male

4

4

Ms Heather McCallum

4

4

Mrs Neena Phakkey

4

4

Mr Stuart Price

4

4

Dr Jan Wyatt

2

2

Mr William Wilsnagh

4

4

Mrs Susan Ware

3

4

Mr Larry Zalcman

1

4

Mrs Rachel Chapman (observer)

4

4

 

Attendance at the Finance Committee meetings in the year was as follows:

Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mr Keith C Jones 2 3
Mrs Jinna Male 3 3
Mr William Wilsnagh 2 3
Ms Heather McCallum 3 3
Mrs Amanda J Blackburn-Levitt 1 3

Attendance at the H&S and Premises Committee meetings in the year was as follows:

Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mr Keith C Jones 2 3
Mrs Jinna Male 3 3
Mr William Wilsnagh 2 3
Mr George Bodiam 0 3
Ms Heather McCallum 3 3
Mrs Amanda J Blackburn-Levitt 1 3

Attendance at the Personnel Committee meetings in the year was as follows:

Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mr Keith C Jones 4 4
Mrs Jinna Male 4 4
Mr Peter Cullimore 2 4
Mr Tor Farquhar 4 4
Mr Chris Carter 2 4
Mrs Siobhan Towers 2 4

Attendance at the Teaching and Learning Committee meetings in the year was as follows:

Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mr Keith C Jones 4 4
Mrs Jinna Male 3 4
Mrs Susan Ware 4 4
Ms Heather McCallum 3 4
Mrs Neena Phakkey 3 4
Mrs Amanda J Blackburn-Levitt 1 4
Mr Chris Carter 3 4