Woodingdean Primary School

Nurturing
& Believing,

Enjoying
& Achieving

Governor Attendance at Full Governing Body and Committee meetings in the past academic year

Full Governing Body

Meeting dates 07.10.2020, 25.11.2020, 20.01.2021, 24.03.2021, 05.05.2021, 18.05.2021, 07.07.2021

Name Attendance / Eligible attendance 
Darren Arbon 6/7
Carly Astaniou 3/6
Aaron Barnard 2/4
Emma Bennett 7/7
Matthew Bishop 2/2
Gemma Chumnansin 1/1
Darren Gearing 6/7
Jo Fish 3/3
Raluca Jarvis 1/7
Jo Jones 4/4
Sally Livermore 7/7
Karen Meeres 7/7
Karen Mitton 2/3
Tim Pettitt 2/3
Helen Rose 3/6
Jonathan Whitfield 2/2
Kate Williams 3/7

 Teaching Learning & Wellbeing Committee

 Meeting dates 18.05.2021, 08.07.2021

Name Attendance / Eligible attendance 
Carly Astaniou 0/2
Darren Arbon 2/2
Emma Bennett 2/2
Gemma Chumnansin 1/1
Jo Fish 1/1
Jo Jones 2/2
Karen Meeres 2/2
Helen Rose 0/1
Kate Williams 0/2

 Resources Committee

 Meeting dates 30.09.2020, 18.11.2020, 24.02.2021, 12.05.2021, 30.06.2021

Name Attendance / Eligible attendance 
Aaron Barnard 2/2
Gemma Chumnansin 1/1
Jo Fish 2/2
Darren Gearing 4/4
Raluca Jarvis 4/5
Sally Livermore 5/ 5
Karen Meeres 5 / 5
Tim Pettitt 0 / 2
Jonathan Whitfield 2/2

 

Register of Interests of governors and associate members 2020-21

Name

Employment

Businesses/

company directorships/

charity Trusteeships

Membership of professional bodies

Date interest was registered

Notes

Darren Arbon

Gather Capture

 

 

17.06.2019

Two children at school

Carly Astaniou

Not employed

 

 

22.01.2019

Child at school

Aaron Barnard

Finance Director (SE Cluster) Aldridge Education

 

 

 

Wife Property Management Survey, Associate at Flude Property Consultants

Emma Bennett

Founder of Avenal Ausden

Avenal Ausden and 26 Bristol road

 

29.09.2019

Child at school, Chair of Governors at Royal Spa Nursery since 01.12.2016

Matthew Bishop

Perspicacity Ltd

Perspicacity Ltd

 

12.05.2021

Child at school

Wife shareholder in Perspicacity Ltd

Jo Fish

Woodingdean Primary School

 

 

 

Husband's Company APF Property Services does work for school sometimes

Darren Gearing

 

 

Self-employed

 

Gearing Management Service Ltd, Gearing Plant Hire Ltd, The Beach House Worthing Ltd, Portland Freehouse Ltd, Our Eating House Ltd, Tap House Shoreham Ltd

Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality

08.12.2016

 

 

Raluca Jarvis

Brighton and Hove City Council

 

 

08.05.2019

 

Joanna Jones

Woodingdean Primary School

 

 

09.02.2021

 

Sally Livermore

Veran Performance Ltd

Bishmore Consulting Ltd (currently dormant)

 

12.04.2018

 

Karen Meeres

Part time Exam Invigilator 

KFM Consulting Ltd

 

19.10.2016

 

Natalie Mildon

Virtusales Publishing Solutions Ltd

 

 

05.02.2021

Two children at school

Karen Mitton

none declared

 

 

31.03.2021

Parent governor

Tim Pettitt

 

IBM UK

 

 

11.10.2017

Parent Governor, Wife works as MDSA at WPS, child at school

Helen Rose

 

Church of Holy Cross, Woodingdean

 

 Chaplain to the MU

 24.12.2020

 

Jonathan Whitfield

Headteacher Woodingdean Primary School

 

 

14.10.2015

 

Kate Williams

 

Headteacher Longhill High School

 

 ASCL, Chartered College of Teaching

03.01.2017

Ex-officio governor at Longhill High School

If you have any questions about the role of school governors or how to become one, do not hesitate to ask. Contact our Clerk to the Governors, Mrs Ruth Ali by email - ruthali@woodingdean.brighton-hove.sch.uk

 Please click to see our Governors Strategic Aims 2018.