Governors

 

To contact our Chair of Governors please email

 

  PORTFOLIO CONSTITUTION TERM OF OFFICE PECUNIARY/BUSINESS INTERESTS WITH LINKS TO OTHER ESTABLISHMENT 2023-2024
Rachel Alderman n/a Clerk Ex officio Appointed September 2023 none
Emily Akehurst Finance and Resources Staff 7.9.22 - 6.8.26  
Rachel Buckenham Finance and Resources, Equality and Diversity, Pupil Premium, SEND Parent 1.11.21 - 31.10.25       
Martyn Carr Finance and Resources, Careers Co-opted 19.10.18 - 18.10.26  
Louise Doolan Finance and Resources, Careers, Training Co-opted

20.10.21 - 19.10.25

(resigned 30.3.23)

 
Stephen Esson Finance and Resources Co-opted

19.7.23 - 18.7.27

(resigned 30.11.23)

Bloomsbury Publishing - Group Projection Director as of 1.10.23

Date Interest Began

2.4.23 

St Bedes -Trustee

Date Interest Began

January 2023 (appointed June 2023)

Mark Evans Finance and Resources, Health and Safety Local Authority

First Appointed 12.12.18

Current Term

11.12.22 - 11.12.26

 
Clare Gregory Finance and Resources, MHEW Co-opted

First Appointed 16.4.23

Current Term 22.9.21 - 21.9.25

Burns Guthrie & Partners - 1.12.06

BDC Europe - 10.5.96

Peggy Hooton

Vice Chair of Governors

Finance and Resources, Curriculum 

Co-opted

First Appointed 1.9.08

Current Term 28.2.23 - 28.2.27

 
Helen Key n/a

Head Teacher 

Ex Officio

Appointed 1.9.15  
Paul Tonking Finance and Resources, Data, GDPR Co-opted

First Appointed 28.11.16

Current Term 30.11.20 - 29.11.24

 
Jo Tregenza Finance and Resources, Safeguarding Co-opted

First Appointed 12.9.13

Current Term 28.2.23 - 28.2.27

 
David Whelpton Chair, Finance and Resources, HR, PSHE Co-opted

First Appointed 18.3.27

Current Term 28.2.23 - 27.2.27

 
Georgina Tomlin Full Governoring Body, Finance & Resources Parent Governor

First Appointed 5.2.24

Current Term 5.2.24 - 4.2.28

 

 

Statutory Information

 

Statutory information

 TERMS OF OFFICE

Governor Type

Position

Title

First Name

Surname

Start of Term of Office

End of Term of Office

Clerk 

Clerk-ex officio

Mrs

Rachel

Alderman

1-Sept-23

 

 Parent Governor

 Governor  Ms  Rachel  Buckenham  1-Nov-21  31-10-25
Parent Governor Governor Mrs  Georgina Tomlin 5-Feb-24 4-Feb-24

Co-opted Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

Ms

Peggy

Hooton

01-Mar-15

28-Feb-27

Co-opted Governor

Safeguarding Governor

Ms

Jo

Tregenza

01-Mar-15

28-Feb-27

Co-opted Governor

Chair of Governors

Mr

David

Whelpton

01-Mar-19

28-Feb-27

Co-opted Governor

Governor

Mr

Martyn

Carr

19-Oct--22

01-Sep-26

LA Governor

Governor

Mr

Mark

Evans

01-Dec-18

11-Dec-26

Co-opted Governor

Governor

Mrs

Clare

Gregory

22-Sept-2021

21 Sept 25

Co-opted
Governor

Governor

Mr

Paul 

Tonking

 

30-Nov-2020

29-Nov-24

Staff Governor

Governor Ms Emily  Akehurst 01 Sep 22 31 July 26

Staff Governor (no voting rights)

Headteacher Ex-officio

Mrs

Helen 

Key

01-Sep-16

 







DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 

Name of governor

Relevant business interests

Other educational establishments governed

 Committees

Relationships with the school staff including spouses, partners and relatives

Rachel Buckenham

 

None

 

None

 

 

Parent of student

Martyn Carr

None None   None

Louise Doolan

None None   None

Mark Evans

Retired British Council Officer

None

Health & Safety 

None

Clare Gregory

Partner in Guthrie Burns & Partners

 

Brickworks Marketing Communications Ltd - Company Secretary

None

 

Parent of one student

Peggy Hooton

None

None currently. Previously governor of secondary school in Gateshead

Resources 

Pay 

None

Helen Key

Head Teacher

Governor at Plumpton College

Resources 

Pay

Health & Safety

 

Jo Tregenza

Head of Initial Teacher Training (Primary and Secondary)  at University of Sussex

None

       

 

David Whelpton

Managing Director of Marketing and Communications consultancy that has schools as clients. Occasional work undertaken for Chailey School on a pro bono basis

Former governor at Newick CE Primary School

Resources           

Pay 

 

Paul Tonking

Employed by Adur District & Worthing Borough Council

None

Resources

 

Emily Akehurst

 Teacher at Chailey School

 None

 

 Teacher

 

 

Governor Meeting Attendance

 

 

20.9.23

FGB

18.10.23

FGB & Resources

6.12.23

FGB

17.1.24

FGB & Resources

21.2.24

FGB

27.3.24

FGB & Resources

1.5.24

FGB & Budget

10.7.24

FGB, Resources & AGM

Rachel Alderman

Present Present Present          
Emily Akehurst Present Present Present          
Rachel Buckenham Present Apologies Apologies          
Martyn Carr Present Apologies Present          
Stephen Esson Present Apologies Resigned          
Mark Evans Present Present Present          
Clare Gregory Apologies Present Apologies          
Peggy Hooton Present Apologies Present          
Helen Key Present Present Present          
Georgina Tomlin                
Paul Tonking Present Present Apologies          
Jo Tregenza Present Present Apologies          
David Whelpton Present Present Present          

Governor Meeting Attendance 2022-2023

Full Governing Body Meetings including Finances & Resources

             
Governor                  28th Sept 19 Oct 07 Dec 22 Feb 29 Mar 3 May 19 July

Emily Akehurst

Present

Present

Present 

Present

Present

Present

Present

 

Rachel Buckenham Present Present Present Present Present Present Apologies
Martyn Carr Observer Present Apologies Present Present Preset Present
Louise Doolan Apologies Present Present Apologies Apologies Not in Post Not in Post
Mark Evans Present Present Present Present Present Present Present
Clare Gregory Apologies Apologies Present Present  Present Present Present
Peggy Hooton Present Present Present Apologies Present Present Present
Helen Key Present Present Present  Present Present Present Present
Paul Tonking Present Present Present Present Present Present Present
Jo Tregenza Apologies Present Present Apologies Present Apologies Present
David Whelpton Present Present Present Present Present Present Present
Stephen Esson not in post not in post not in post not in post not in post not in post Present (visitor)

 

Governors Meeting Minutes