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What do Governors do?
The role of School Governors is to:
To do this we provide challenge and support to the Head Teacher, drawing on our own knowledge and experience.
The Full Governing Body at Boughton Monchelsea meets once a term and oversees the strategic development of the school alongside the Head Teacher and Senior Leadership Team.
The Boughton Monchelsea governing body uses the circle model for its monitoring. The governors are split into monitoring pairs. The pairs then visit the school, to focus on their SIP (School Improvement Plan) area and look at progress against targets and challenge on behalf of the FGB and report back their findings.
The School Improvement Plan Areas are:
We also have governors who cover specific monitoring roles:
We make decisions together on matters such as performance, targets, school policies and school improvement plan.
The Full Governors’ meetings are closed, but anyone can apply to the Chair of Governors to attend as an observer.
|Name||Category||Date of appointment||End of term||Monitoring Pair||Business interest||Other interest|
|Co-opted||29/09/16||28/09/20||Leadership and management||Self - Director, Leafhopper, Maidstone (Software & Web Applications)|
|Wendy Clarke||Co-opted||29/09/00||03/12/18||Outcomes for pupils||Self - Managing Director, Graham Clarke Ltd; Spouse - Artist, Author||None|
|Chloe Cox||Parent||22/06/16||21/06/20||Quality of teaching||None||Teacher at Homewood School & 6th Form|
Self - Chartered Accountant, McCabe Ford Williams, Spouse - Retired
|Associate||17/03/17||01/09/17||Self - Director, Leafhopper (Web Applications)||None|
|Co-opted||25/10/02||31/12/18||Behaviour and safety||Self - General Medical Practice; Spouse - Criminal Barrister||None|
|Andrew Smith||Parent||20/01/17||19/01/21||Self - Deputy Headteacher; Spouse: Housewife and Mother|
|Sarah Stribbling-Willilams||Parent||03/10/16||02/10/20||Leadership and management||
Self - Director, Merryhills Properties Ltd; Spouse - as self
|Vacancies (2)||Co-opted x 2|
Appointing Body: Co-opted Governors are appointed by the Governing Body; LA Governors are appointed by the Local Authority; Parent Governors are elected by parents of pupils at the school; and, Staff Governors are elected by the staff body.
Governors who have resigned in the last 12 months
|Name||Category||Start of term of office||Date of resignation||Business Interests|
|11/10/16||Self - Self Employed General Builder; Spouse - Skin Specialist|
|Simon Lauder||Parent||01/05/10||12/05/16||Self - Company Director|
|Lynn Mossie-Cox||Parent||20/03/13||26/11/16||Self - Psychotherapist|
Full Governing Body meetings Attendance Record 2016/17
|Peter Ananicz - Co-opted (Chair)||√||√||√||√|
|Danielle Bailey - Staff||√||Apologies||Resigned||-|
|Simon Brown - Parent||Apologies||√||√||√|
|Wendy Clarke - Co-opted||√||√||√||√|
|Chloe Cox - Parent||√||√||√||√|
|Ian Edwards - Co-opted||Apologies||Resigned||-||-|
|Ian Ellis - LEA||Apologies||Apologies||Apologies||√|
|Alan Emery - Associate||-||-||√||√|
|Linda Morgan - Co-opted||√||√||√||√|
|Lynn Mossie-Cox - Parent||√||Apologies||Resigned||-|
|Ruth Roberts - Headteacher||√||√||√||√|
|Yvonne Salmon - Co-opted||Apologies||√||Resigned||-|
|Andrew Smith - Parent||-||-||Apologies||√|
|Adam Stevens (Deputy Headteacher) - Staff (previously Associate)||√||√||√||√|
|Sarah Stribbling-Williams - Parent||-||√||√||√|
|Clerk in attendance||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller|
Full Governing Body meetings Attendance Record 2015/16
|Danielle Bailey - staff||-||√||√||√||√||√|
|Simon Brown - parent||-||√||√||√||√||√|
|Wendy Clarke (Chair) - Co-opted||√||√||√||√||√||√|
|Chloe Cox - Parent||-||-||-||-||-||√|
|Ian Edwards - Co-opted||Not in attendance||√||√||√||√||√|
|Ian Ellis - LEA||Not in attendance||√||√||Apologies||√||√|
|Simon Lauder - Parent||√||√||√||√||Apologies||Resigned|
|Katie Matthews - Staff||Resigned||-||-||-||-||-|
|Linda Morgan - Co-opted||√||√||√||√||√||√|
|Lynn Mossie-Cox - Parent||Apologies||√||√||√||Apologies||√|
|Ruth Roberts - Headteacher||-||-||√||√||√||√|
|Yvonne Salmon - Co-opted||√||√||√||Apologies||√||√|
|Adam Stevens - Deputy Headteacher*||√||√||-||-||-||√|
|Christine Suppelt - Parent||√||√||Apologies||√||Apologies||Resigned|
|Graham Terrell - Parent||√||Resigned||-||-||-||-|
|Clerk in attendance||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller||Lynne Miller|
*Governor until 3 January 2016 and Associate Governor from 12 May 2016