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We are currently looking for parent governors to join the Governing Body at TDJS. The deadline to return the nomination form is noon on December 3rd

Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

 

"Staff and governors have created a vibrant learning community that provides a nurturing and caring environment for pupils

Staff and governors work closely together to secure the best possible learning experiences for pupils

Staff and governors have an acute understanding of the need to keep pupils safe in school."

Ofsted (March 2018)


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


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests for your information.

Our governing body shall consist of:

 

  • 7 Parent governors
  • 1 LA governor
  • 1 Staff governor
  • 1 Headteacher
  • 6 Co-opted governors
  • 2 Foundation governors (Ember Learning Trust)

Governing Body 

 

 

Governor Type Committees Subjects

Date of

Appointment

Term of Office (end date)
Mr Wade Barnes Parent governor Personnel Wellbeing 1 November 2018 31 October 2022
Miss Fionna Byrne Headteacher All Committees   23 April 2019  
Mr Jeff Collins Parent governor

Chair of Finance

Pay Committee

TBC 18 May 2017 17 May 2021
Mrs Lyndsey Lough Co-opted governor

Children + Learning

Personnel

Finance

  1 September 2017 31 August 2021
Mr Stewart Holt Parent governor Premises TBC 1 November 2018 31 October 2022

Ms Bronach Hughes

Co-opted governor

Chair of Governors

All Committees

Link Governor

MFL

Safeguarding

Looked After Children

1 September 2019 (re elected) 31 August 2023
Mrs Clare Robinson Co-opted governor Children + Learning   23 September 2019 22 September 2023
Mrs Caroline Williams Co-opted governor Children + Learning   23 September 2019 22 September 2023
Mr James Pearce Staff governor

Children + Learning

Personnel

Finance

  12 February 2016 11 February 2020
Mr Nigel Randall Parent governor Children + Learning ICT 18 May 2017 17 May 2021

Ms Karen Walker

Co-opted governor

Admissions

Chair of Premises

Health & Safety

1 September 2019 (re elected) 31 August 2023

Mrs Rebecca Walker

Co-opted governor

Children + Learning

Pay Committee

Co Chair or Personnel

HT Performance Review 

SEND-Mainstream

DT

24 March 2019 23 March 2023
Ms Joan White Foundation Governor (Ember Learning Trust)

Children + Learning

Pay Committee

Co Chair of Personnel

Drama

Music

14 July 2016 13 July 2020
           
Governors who have stepped down in last 12 months          
Mrs Rebekah O'Sullivan Co-Opted Governor     1 September 2016 27 September 2019
Mrs Lisa Donnellan Parent Governor     18 May 2017 1 September 2019
Ms Catherine Birt Co-Opted Governor     1 September 2015 31 August 2019
Mrs Samantha Stephenson  Co-Opted Governor     18 March 2019 31 August 2019
Mr Graham Newson Foundation Governor     28 November 2018 5 June 2019
Mr Nick Fry Head Teacher     ex officio with office 23 April 2019

Clerk to the Governing Body - Sara Morgan (sara.morgan@tdjs.org)

 

Contact governors - governors@tdjs.org

Full Governing Body Meeting Minutes
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