THE HOLMESDALE SCHOOL – GOVERNANCE INFORMATION
*Updated December 2017

The Governing Body of The Holmesdale School comprises 10 governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 2 Parent Governors – Parents/Carers of registered students at the School, elected by the parent body
  • 1 Local Authority Governor – Appointed by the Local Authority
  • 1 Staff Governor – A member of teaching or support staff at the School, elected by the staff body
  • 1 Headteacher Governor – The  Headteacher of the School
  • 3 Co-opted Governors – Governors appointed by the Governing Body to make sure the school has the skills and experience that it needs
  • 2 Partnership Governors – Appointed by the Governing Body through a nomination process

The Governing Body operates through the Circle Model, without Committees. Details of the current membership and membership over the past 12 months are set out below:

Name

Category

Appointed by

Start/End of Term of Office

Teams/Committees and positions of responsibility, Academic Year 2016/17

Attendance at FGB and Teams/Committees 2016/2017 (6 meetings)

Governor of another education establishment

Relevant Business Interests

Tina Bissett

Headteacher

Ex Officio

1/1/17

 

100% (6/6)

No

None declared

Sandra Butler

Staff

LA/FGB*

6/1/17 –

5/1/21

Training & Development Governor

100% (6/6)

No

Member of school staff

Peter Byrne

Partnership

FGB

19/6/17-

18/6/21

 

100% (1/1)

No

Scout Group Leader and Trustee

Tracey Damerum

Partnership

LA/FGB*

6/1/17 –

15/5/17

(resigned)

Vice Chair

100% (4/4)

Yes – Parent Governor at St Katherine’s Primary School, Snodland

None declared

Donna Farrant

Co-opted

FGB

16/1/17-

21/1/21

SEND Governor

80% (4/5)

No

None declared

Carl Fitter

Parent

LA/FGB*

6/1/17 - 5/1/21

Vice Chair

100% (6/6)

Wouldham All Saints CEP School

Headteacher of Wouldham All Saints CEP School

Bob Huelin

Partnership

LA/FGB*

6/1/17 –

5/1/21

Chair of Governors, Safeguarding Governor

100% (6/6)

No

None declared

David Lettington

Co-opted

FGB

16/1/17-

15/1/21

 

80% (4/5)

No

Examination Officer, Chatham Grammar school for Girls, Councillor, Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council. 

Tina Mitchell

Parent

LA/FGB*

6/1/17 – 22/11/17  (resigned)

 

83% (5/6)

No

None declared

Ian Morris

LA

LA/FGB

6/1/17 –

5/1/21

 

67% (4/6)

No

 Director of Steadfast Law Ltd, Go to Lawyer Ltd, Metro London Limited

*Temporary FGB appointed by LA on 6/1/17, subsequently reconstituted by FGB

The Holmesdale School
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Malling Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5HS
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