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Roles and Terms of Office

Vale School Governing Body Membership

In the interest of transparency, our governing body is required to publish up-to-date details of its governance arrangements.

The governing body meets at least 8 times per academic year and all governors are expected to attend these meetings. In addition governors are assigned to be leads in key areas of school business and/or as link governor to a year group/cohort of pupils.

This information will be updated at the start of each academic term. Should you have any queries please contact the clerk to the governors via the school office.

Current Constitution enacted: 25th February 2015

Parent, Co-opted and Local Authority Governors

Full Name Governor Category Date of
Initial Appointment or Election
Date of Current Appointment or Election Source of Appointment Term of Office/Role Within GB Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings Committee
or lead in area of business
Attendance at Committee Meetings Declarations on Register of Business & Pecuniary Interest Remarks
Mr Kevin Jenkins Co-opted 7/10/2004 25/2/2015 appointed by governing body 4 years &
Chair of Governors until Oct 19
7/8 Pay Committee
Staffing
Safeguarding
DSEN
1 / 1 (Pay)
 

- Worthing Borough Councillor: Deputy Leader of WBC & Exec Member for Regeneration
- Spouse is employee of Sussex Police

- National Leader of Governance & Education Consultant

 
Mr Paul Laker Co-opted 7/5/2014 25/2/2015 appointed by governing body 4 years 4/8 Premises    None  
Mrs Jill Aldous Local Authority 16/3/2014 6/12/2017 WSCC 4 years 7/8

Pay Committee
Attainment
Year Group Link
HT CPD

School Council

1 / 1 (Pay)
 
None  
Mr Jack Delbridge Co-opted 5/11/2014 3/10/2018 appointed by governing body 4 years 8/8

Pay Committee
Attainment
Year Group Link
HT CPD

Curriculum

1 /1 (Pay)
 
None  
Mrs Carol Hayes Co-opted 25/01/2017 25/01/2017

Appointed by

governing body

4 years 7/8 Finance n/a None  
VACANCY Co-opted                  
Mrs Sarah Bevan Parent 4/4/2014 28/2/2018  Elected by parents 4 years 6/8 Pay Committee
Year Group Link
0 / 1 (Pay)
 
None  
Mr Andy Mills Parent 26/3/2015 26/3/2015  Elected by parents 4 years 5/8

Premises
Year Group Link

PE

  None  
Mr Paul Ronney Parent 18/10/2015 18/10/2015  Elected by parents 4 years 8/8

Year Group Link

School Travel Plan

Curriculum

  None  
Mr Jez Carter Parent 20/10/16 20/10/16  Elected by parents 4 years 6/8

Year Group Link

School Council

  None  
Mr James Glover Parent 13/10/2018 13/10/2018 Elected by parents 4 years 4/4     None  
Mr Ian Miller Parent 13/10/2018 13/10/2018 Elected by parents 4 years 3/4     None  

Staff Governors:

Mr Martin Garratt    Staff
Headteacher
20/4/2010    20/4/2010    n/a n/a 8/8

Pay Committee  

Staffing

1/1 (Pay)  None         
Mrs Mel Scott Staff
Teacher
07/11/2018  07/11/2018 Elected by staff   4 years                  None  

Associate Members:

Full Name of Associate Members Committee/ Focus Voting Rights Yes/No Date of Appointment Source of Appointment Term of Office/Role Within GB Attendance at Full Governing Body Meetings Attendance at Committee Meetings Declarations on Register of Business & Pecuniary Interest Remarks
Mrs Hilary Carpenter
School Business Manager
Premises
Finance
NO 27/3/2016  appointed by Governing body 4 Years 8/9   None  
Mrs Sarah Granger
Deputy Headteacher
Curriculum NO 5/12/2018  appointed by Governing body 4 Years 8/9   None  

 

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