Woodingdean Primary School

Woodingdean Primary School

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 2021-22

Name

Contracts/ suppliers

/companies / securities / employment

Other educational establishments

Family members

Gifts and Hospitality

Organisations / Secret Societies

Date interest was first registered

Darren Arbon - parent governor

None

None 

Two children at the school 

None

None

17.06.2019

Carly Astaniou - parent governor

None

None 

 Child at school

None 

None

22.01.2019

Aaron Barnard - co-opted governor

Wife employed at Flude Property Consultants.

Employed at Aldridge Education Academy Trust

 Employed at Aldridge Education  Academy Trust

Academies Representative at B&H Schools Forum

 None

None 

None

26.01.2021 

Emma Bennett - co-opted governor

Founder of Avenal Ausden

Chair of Governors at Royal Spa Nursery since 01.12.2016

 Child at school, 

None

None

29.09.2019

Matthew Bishop - co-opted governor

Owns a limited company providing consultancy services (data and management) to the NHS

 

Child at school

 

 

 

29.09.2021

Gemma Chumansin

- Headteacher

None

None 

None 

None 

None

 

Sharon Cole - co-opted governor

Place2BE (children's mental health charity)

None

None

None

None

24.01.2022

Mark Durell - parent governor

The University of Brighton – Lecturer

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust – Specialist Critical Care Paramedic

University Hospital Southampton – Specialist HEMs Paramedic (From march 2022)

 

The University of Brighton - Lecturer

One child at the school

None

None

16.02.2022

Darren Gearing - co-opted governor, resigned 31.12.2021

 

 

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

Gareth Gutteridge - staff governor

None

None

Partner works at the school

None

None

11.01.2022

Raluca Jarvis - co-opted governor

None

None 

None 

None

None 

 

Karen Meeres - co-opted governor

 Exam Invigilator Longhill High School, Director KFM Consulting Ltd

None

None 

None

None 

19.10.2016

Karen Mitton - parent governor, resigned 31.12.2021

None

None 

child at the school 

None

None

31.03.2021

Paul Still - co-opted governor

None

Royal Air Force Cadets

None

None

Royal Air Force Cadets

 

Rachel Tyndel - co-opted governor

 Supply teacher at Woodingdean Primary School

None 

None 

None 

None 

29.09.2021 

Kate Williams - LA governor

 

Headteacher Longhill High School

 Ex-officio governor at Longhill High School

 

 

ASCL, Chartered College of Teaching

03.01.2017

Paul Flo Williams - parent governor

None

None

child at the school

None

None

 

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

Governors Strategic Aims 2021.