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Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

 

A school can have between 9 and 20 governors who are collectively known as the governing body. The Preston and Wingham Primary Schools Federation has one Governing Body school. The governing body works with the staff to develop the vision, values and ethos of the federation and the school’s within it. They support and challenge the federation to continuously review, evaluate and develop its systems and provision to enable all pupils to achieve the very best education in a safe and secure environment and consequently achieve all that they are capable of.

 

The governing body of The Preston & Wingham Primary Schools Federation has 12 members, made up as follows:

 

  • 2 Parent Governors, who are elected by and from parents of children across the federation
  • 1 Staff governor, elected by the staff from among the teachers and non-teaching staff at the federation
  • 1 Local Authority governor, appointed by the Local Authority panel
  • 7 Co-opted governors, chosen by the rest of the governing body as a result of a skills audit
  • The Executive Headteacher

 

Name

Governor Type

Date of Appointment

Term of Office

Business & Pecuniary Interests

Material Interests

Attendance Record 2019-2020

Date Stepped Down

 Nick Scott-Kilvert (Chair)

 LA Governor

September 2017

 4 years

Bursar at St. Edmunds

 None

 100%

 
Graham Birrell (Vice-Chair) Co-opted September 2018

4 years

None None 75%  August 2019
Marie Blench Staff September 2018

4 years

None

None

100% 

 

James Braund  (Vice-Chair)

Co-opted September 2017

4 years

Stonar Properties Ltd.

None

100%

 
Lorraine Brazier (Training & Development) Co-opted September 2017

4 years

None

None

100%

 
Len Hinksman Co-opted September 2017

4 years

None

None

50% 

 Resigned 10th May 2020
Edward O'Connor (Safeguarding)

Co-opted

January 2019

4 years

Head Teacher at St. Edmunds

None

75%

 

Karen Keldris

Co-opted

October 2014

4 years

None

None

0% 

October 2018

Louise Moelwyn Hughes

Co-opted

February 2017

4 years

None

None

25% 

May 2018

Mark Beaman

Co-opted September 2019 4 years Assistant Headteacher at Sandwich Tech None

100%

 

 

Gordon Shaw (SEND)

Co-opted December 2019 4 years Head at Ethelbert Homes None 75%  

Craig Woodward-Dack

Parent October 2019 4 years None None  75%  

Anna Williams

Parent October 2017 4 years None None

100%

 

Catherine Clay

Parent

October 2017 4 years None

'Spouse'

0%

March 2019

Linda Taylor

Executive Headteacher

September 2013

Duration of post

None

None

100%

 


The governing body of The Preston & Wingham Primary Schools Federation works to the circle model of governance.

Contact can be made with the governing body via Mrs L. Miles (office@winghamprimary.co.uk) who is the Clerk to the Governors.

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