Biographies

  • Mrs Judith Shepherd

    Chair of Governors, Co-opted governor

Mrs Shepherd is the Chair of the Governing Body, Chair of the Sites and Buildings committee, Safeguarding Governor, Health and Safety Governor and Sports Governor.

She was originally appointed as a community governor in October 2010 and was appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in the reconstitution of the governing body in October 2014. Her current term of office ends on 1st October 2022.

Mrs Shepherd has no declarations of interest.

Mrs Shepherd does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Mrs Shepherd attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 5/5 Personnel and Finance, 3/3 Sites and Buildings, 2/3 Learning and Teaching, 3 Grounds Health and Safety Audits. She also attended a Strategic Governors meeting.

 Mrs Shepherd is a member of the Pay Review and Performance Management panel, Staff Dismissal Appeals panel and the Complaints panel.

 

  • Mrs Emma Kerr

    Vice Chair of Governors, Co-opted Governor

Mrs Kerr is Vice Chair of Governors and Maths Governor (KS2). Mrs Kerr is a member of the Learning and Teaching committee and the Personnel and Finance committee.

Mrs Kerr was appointed as Co-opted governor in November 2018. She was previously a parent governor for four years. Her term of office ends on 5th November 2022.

Mrs Kerr has declared that she is currently employed by Overbury Plc which manages office refurbishment and that her husband is an Operations Director at the Morgan Sindall Group.

Mrs Kerr has two children at the school.

Mrs Kerr does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Mrs Kerr attended; 5/6 FGB meetings, 1/3 Learning and Teaching, one Personnel and Finance meeting and a Strategic Governors meeting in her vice-chair capacity. 

Mrs Kerr also sits on the Pay Review and Performance Management panel and Staff Dismissal Appeals panel.

 

  • Mrs Phillipa Dunn

    Local Authority Governor

Mrs Dunn was appointed as Local Authority (LA) governor on 27th March 2018. Her term of office ends on 26th March 2022. Mrs Dunn is SEND governor and LAC governor and a member of the Personnel and Finance committee and Learning and Teaching committee.

Mrs Dunn has no declarations of interest.

Mrs Dunn does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution. 

In the academic year 2018-19 Mrs Dunn attended 5/6 FGB meetings and 5/5 Personnel and Finance meetings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching meetings, 1 Sites and Buildings meeting and the DATA meeting.

Mrs Dunn is a member of the Staff Discipline and Dismissal Panel and the Pupil Discipline Panel.

 

  • Mrs Nicola Carr

    Parent Governor

Mrs Carr is English Governor and a member of the Learning and Teaching committee and the Sites and Buildings committee.

Mrs Carr was appointed as a parent governor on 24th February 2017. Her term of office ends on 23rd February 2021.

Mrs Carr has one child at the school.

Mrs Carr does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mrs Carr attended the following meetings; 6/6 FGB meetings, 2/3 Learning and Teaching meetings and 3/3 Sites and Buildings meetings and a Data meeting.

Mrs Carr is a member of the Staff Discipline and Dismissal Panel, the Pupil Discipline Panel and the Complaints Panel.

 

  • Mrs Kerry Martin

    Parent Governor

Mrs Martin is the Humanities Governor and a member of the Personnel and Finance committee.

Mrs Martin was appointed as a parent governor on 19th November 2018. Her term of office ends on 18th November 2022.

Mrs Martin has one child attending the school.

Mrs Martin does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mrs Martin (appointed from October) attended the following meetings; 4/6 FGB meetings and 3/5 Personnel and Finance meetings.

 

  • Miss Charlotte Hampton

    Staff Governor

Miss Hampton was apppointed as staff governor on 26th November 2019. Her term of office ends on 25th November 2023.

Miss Hampton has declared current employment as a Teacher at The Hawthorns. 

Miss Hampton does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

 

  • Ms Raha Razeghi

    Acting Headteacher

Ms Razeghi has been Acting Headteacher at The Hawthorns since February 2019.

The Acting Headteacher holds ex-officio status and is a member of all committees.

Ms Razeghi has no declarations of interest.

Ms Razeghi does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Ms Razeghi attended; 3 FGB meetings, 5/5 Personnel and Finance committee meetings and 3/3 Learning and Teaching committee meetings. Ms Razeghi also attended the Data meeting.

 

  • Mr Julian Dempster

    Co-opted Governor

Mr Dempster is the Eco-Schools Governor and a member of the Learning and Teaching committee and the Sites and Buildings committee.

Mr Dempster was appointed as a Co-opted governor on 13th December 2018. His term of office ends on 12th December 2022.

Mr Dempster has two children who attend the school.

Mr Dempster does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mr Dempster (appointed from December) attended the following meetings; 3/6 FGB meetings and 2/5 Personnel and Finance meetings and 2/3 Learning and Teaching meetings.

Mr Dempster also sits on the Staff Discipline and Dismissal Panel.

 

  • Mrs Diane Hampton

    Co-opted governor

Mrs Hampton is the Chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee and the Development Governor.

Mrs Hampton was originally appointed as a community governor in May 2009 and was re-appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in the reconstitution of the governing body in October 2014. Her current term of office ends on 1st October 2022.

Mrs Hampton has declared that her daughter is a teacher at The Hawthorns.

Mrs Hampton does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Mrs Hampton attended; 4/6 FGB meetings and 5/5 Personnel and Finance committee meetings and a Strategic Governors meeting in her capacity as chair of the Personnel and Finance Committee. 

Mrs Hampton is a member of the Pay Review committee and Performance Management panel.

 

  • Miss Sarah Mapleston

    Co-opted Governor

Miss Mapleston is the Early Years Governor and a member of the Sites and Buildings committee.

Miss Mapleston was appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in September 2017. Her term of office ends on 31st August 2021.

Miss Mapleston has declared the following pecuniary interests:

  • Currently employed as a Teacher at The Hawthorns
  • Works in the holidays at a holiday club run by the school
  • Tutors a child outside of school who attends a different school.

Miss Mapleston does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Miss Mapleston attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 3/3 Sites and Buildings meetings and the Personnel and Finance Budget meeting.

 

  • Rev Patrick Mukholi

    Co-opted Governor

Reverend Mukholi is the RE, SMSC Governor and a member of the Learning and Teaching committee.

Reverend Mukholi was co-opted to the Governing Body on the 3rd February 2017. His term of office ends on 2nd February 2021.

Reverend Mukholi has no declarations of interest.

Reverend Mukholi does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Rev.d Mukholi attended 4/6 FGB meetings.

Reverend Mukholi is a member of the Pupil Discipline panel.

 

  • Mr Dozie Nnabuife

    Co-opted governor

Mr Nnabuife is the Chair of the Learning and Teaching committee, a Safeguarding Governor and the Science governor. Mr Nnabuife is a member of all committees for this academic year.

Mr Nnabuife was appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in February 2016. His term of office ends on 4th February 2020.

Mr Nnabuife has two children currently at the school.

Mr Nnabuife does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mr Nnabuife attended the following meetings; 4/6 FGB meetings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching meetings, 3/3 Sites and Buildings meetings and a DATA meeting. He also attended a Strategic Governors meeting.

Mr Nnabuife is a member of the Pay Review and Performance Management panel and the Staff Discipline and Dismissal Panel.

 

  • Mr John Wilkins

    Co-opted Governor

Mr Wilkins is the Computing governor, Website Compliance governor and e-Safety governor and a member of the Personnel and Finance Committee.

Mr Wilkins was appointed as a Co-opted governor on 23rd March 2017. His term of office ends on 22nd March 2021.

Mr Wilkins has two children attending the school.

Mr Wilkins does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mr Wilkins attended the following meetings; 6/6 FGB meetings and 4/5 Personnel and Finance meetings. 

Mr Wilkins is a member of the Complaints panel.

 

  • Mrs Dawn Wojcik

    Co-opted governor

Mrs Wojcik is the Maths Governor (KS1) and a member of the Sites and Buildings committee and Learning and Teaching committee.

Mrs Wojcik was appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in December 2015. Her term of office ends on 9th December 2019.

Mrs Wojcik has declared current employment as a Teaching Assistant and a Lunchtime Controller at The Hawthorns.

Mrs Wojcik does not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the academic year 2018-19 Mrs Wojcik attended the following meetings; 6/6 FGB meetings, 3/4 Sites and Buildings meetings and 3/3 Learning and teaching meetings. She also attended the Personnel and Finance Budget meeting and the Data meeting.

 

Governors that left the Hawthorns during the Academic Year 2019-2020

Mrs Elizabeth Bridgeman

Mrs Bridgeman was staff governor and a member of the Personnel and Finance committee. Her term of office ended on 25th November 2019.

Mrs Bridgeman declared employment as a Teaching Assistant at The Hawthorns and as an organiser at The Big Fortified Tasting.

Mrs Bridgeman did not hold governance roles in any other educational institution.

In the 2018-19 academic year Mrs Bridgeman attended; 4/6 FGB meetings, 3/5 Personnel and Finance meetings, one Sites & Buildings meeting and the Data meeting.

Mrs Bridgeman also attended 3 termly Parent Forum meetings.

Governors that left The Hawthorns during the Academic Year 2018-19

Mrs Rosie Beech

Mrs Beech was the SEND and LAC governor, a member of Learning and Teaching committee and the Personnel and Finance committee.

Mrs Beech was originally appointed as a Non-Teaching governor in September 2002 and was appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in the reconstitution of the governing body in October 2014. Her term of office ended on 1st October 2018.

 

 

 

*FGB- Full Governing Body