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Membership, Attendance, Terms of Office and Declarable Interests

Governors are generally members of a committee as well as the Governing Body and are therefore expected to attend around 15 formal meetings of, normally, 90 minutes each. 

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys: Governing Body Membership 2020–21

Name

Category

First Appointed

Current Term From

Term To

Date Retired

Roles and Focus for the Year

Committee

Business Interests

Meeting Attendance

Neil Brooks-Johnson

Co-opted Governor

1.11.12

6.12.16

30.09.22

 

Maths and Numeracy.
Science. Finance

Resources (Chair).
Pay

None

 

Michael Crow

Associate Member

 

12.09.18

11.09.22

 

Deputy Head

 

None

 

Keith Ditcham

Associate Member

 

1.01.19

31.12.22

 

English and Literacy. Risk Management

Resources

None

 

Philip Drew

Local Authority Governor
(LA)

1.01.04

25.04.20

24.04.24

 

Chair of Governors.
English and Literacy. Reporting. Governance Effectiveness

 

None

 

Steve Green

Parent Governor

 

2.11.18

1.11.22

 

Careers. SEND.
IT and Digital Transformation

Curriculum and Standards

None

 

Theresa Harris

Co-opted Governor

1.11.10

16.09.20

30.09.22

 

Health and Safety. Most Able

Resources

Company Secretary & Director of HBS Design Ltd

 

Fiona Hawkes

Staff Governor

 

30.09.19

29.09.23

 

Mental Health (Staff/Students)

Curriculum and Standards

None

 

Robin Hughes

Co-opted Governor

1.01.15

12.09.18

11.09.20

1.11.20

IT and Digital Transformation

Resources (Vice Chair)

None

 

Rachel Lovera

Co-opted Governor

 

6.12.17

5.12.21

 

Diversity and Inclusion

Curriculum and Standards

None

 

David Madin

Co-opted Governor

6.12.16

6.12.20

5.12.24

 

Most Able

Curriculum and Standards

None

 

Lorrae McCullagh

Associate Member

 

12.09.18

11.09.22

 

Deputy Head

 

None

 

Mike O'Driscoll

Co-opted Governor

6.12.16

16.09.20

31.05.23

 

Joint Vice-Chair of Governors.
Safeguarding. Mental Health (Staff/Students)

Pay (Chair). HT Performance 
Management (Chair)

None

 

Luisa Pollini-Kommu

Co-opted Governor

6.12.16

16.09.20

5.12.21

 

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

Resources

None

 

Amanda Simpson

Headteacher

 

N/A

N/A

 

Headteacher

Curriculum and Standards. Resources. Pay

Director of MACK is a personal friend

 

Clare Sinha

Co-opted Governor

 

12.09.19

11.09.23

 

Governor Skills and Development. Risk Management. Governance Effectiveness

Curriculum and Standards (Vice-Chair)

None

 

Petra Sluka

Co-opted Governor

6.12.16

6.12.20

5.12.24

 

Joint Vice-Chair of Governors. 
Modern Foreign Languages (MFL). SEND.
Reporting

Curriculum and Standards (Chair).
Pay. HT Performance Management

None

 

Carolyn Steer

Parent Governor

 

9.03.18

8.03.22

 

Design and Technology. Mental Health (Staff/Students). Diversity and inclusion

Curriculum and Standards

None

 

Diane Talbot

Parent Governor

 

9.03.18

8.03.22

 

Sex and Relationships Education.
Design and Technology

Resources

None

 

Claire Terry

Associate Member

 

12.09.18

11.09.22

 

Maths and Numeracy.
Science. Health & Safety

Curriculum and Standards

 

 

 

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