Governors

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THE BIRCHES

SPECIALIST SUPPORT PRIMARY SCHOOL

GOVERNING BODY

 

As at January 2023

 

MEMBERSHIP DETAILS for all Governors who have served at any point in the last 12 months

 

Governing Body Composition as per our Instrument of Governance (12 Governors )

Local Authority Governors = 1

Co-opted Governors = 7

Parent Governors = 2

Staff Governor = 1

Headteacher ( Ex-officio ) = 1

 

CURRENT GOVERNING BODY

Inc. Terms of Office

Chair of Governors

Barbara Woolley

Date of Initial Appointment: 30 January 2018 (Co-opted Governor – appointed by the FGB)

Current term of Office: 30.1.22 – 29.1. 26

Currently elected Chair of Governors till – Sept 2023

Pecuniary and Business Interests: None declared

Designation: Local Authority Appointed Governor

Cieran Cassidy

Date of Initial Appointment: 20 March 2018 ( appointed by the Local Authority )

Current term of Office: 20.3.22 – 19.3.26

Pecuniary and Business Interests: None declared

Designation: Co-opted Governors – appointed by FGB

Mary Beer

Date of Initial Appointment: 1 December 2015

Current term of Office: 1.12.19 – 30.11.23

Pecuniary and Business Interests: Business Manager in Prospero Trust

Louise Lynn

Date of Initial Appointment: 20 October 2020

Current term of Office: 20.10.20 – 19.10.24

Pecuniary and Business Interests: Headteacher at Piper Hil

Jamie Bytheway

Date of Initial Appointment: 1 May 2018

Current term of Office: 1.5.22 – 30.4.26

Pecuniary and Business Interests: None declared

Paula Watt

Date of Initial Appointment: 29 March 2022

Current term of Office: 29.3.22 – 28.3.26

Pecuniary and Business Interests: None declared

Barbara Woolley

See Above

Alastair Dawson

Date of Initial Appointment: 13 December 2022

Current term of Office: 13.12.22 – 12.12.26

Pecuniary and Business Interests: TBC

Miriam Verghese

Date of Initial Appointment: 13 December 2022

Current term of Office: 13.12.22 – 12.12.26

Pecuniary and Business Interests: TBC

Designation: Parent Governors – appointed by the parents

Currently - 2 x Parent Governor Vacancies

Designation: Staff Governors

Rob O’Hara

Designation: Head Teacher

Date of Appointment: Ex Officio

Pecuniary and Business Interests: None

Currently - 1 x Staff Governor Vacancy

 

PREVIOUS SERVING GOVERNORS

Governors who have actively served in the last 12 months

Martin Hyman

Designation: Co-opted Governor

Date they stepped down: 31.12.21

Samantha Barnwell

Designation: Parent Governor

Date they stepped down: 3.2.22

Claire Riley

Designation: Parent Governor

Date they stepped down: 10.6.22

Beth Clifford

Designation:  Staff Governor

Date they stepped down: 3.2.23

Nuzhat Atif

Designation - Parent Governor

Date they stepped down: 28.3.23

Muna Mohamed

Designation - Parent Governor

Date they stepped down: 27.5.23

 

Governors were appointed by the Governing Body unless stated

 

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