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 2017-18 academic year Mrs Shepherd attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 3/5 Personnel and Finance, 3/3 Sites and Buildings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching, a Data meeting and 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. 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 Operations Director of 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 2017-18 academic year Mrs Kerr attended; 5/6 FGB meetings, 2/3 Learning and Teaching, one Personnel and Finance meeting and a Strategic Governors meeting in her vice-chair capacity

Mrs Kerr is the Academy Working Party Lead and has attended 9 Academisation meetings.

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

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

In the academic year 2017-18 Mrs Carr attended the following meetings; 5/6 FGB meetings, 2/3 Learning and Teaching meetings and 3/3 Sites and Buildings meetings and a Data meeting. She also attended a Health & Safety Grounds Audit.

Mrs Carr is a member of the Academisation Working party, the Staff Discipline and Dismissal Panel and the Complaints panel.

 

 

 

  • Mrs Kerry Martin

    Parent Governor

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.

  • Mrs Elizabeth Bridgeman

    Staff Governor

Mrs Bridgeman is the Humanities governor, Eco Schools Governor and a member of the Personnel and Finance committee.

Mrs Bridgeman is in her third of office as Staff governor. Her term of office ends on 25th November 2019.

Mrs Bridgeman has no declarations of interest.

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

In the 2017-18 academic year Mrs Bridgeman attended; 5/6 FGB meetings, 5/5 Personnel and Finance meetings, and the Data meeting.

Mrs Bridgeman is a member of the Academy working party and has attended 9 Academisation meetings. Mrs Bridgeman has also attended 3 termly Parent Forum meetings.

  • Mrs Pat Kerton

    Headteacher

Mrs Kerton joined The Hawthorns as headteacher in September 2012.

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

Mrs Kerton has no declarations of interest.

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

In the 2017-18 academic year Mrs Kerton attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 5/5 Personnel and Finance and 3/3 Sites and Buildings committee meetings. Mrs Kerton also attended the Health and Safety Grounds Audits, a Data meeting and a Strategic Governor meeting.

  • 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 current employment is as HR manager within a local education establishment and that her daughter is a teacher at the school. She has also declared that her husband is employed by BT.

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

In the 2017-18 academic year Mrs Hampton attended; 5/6 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.

 

  • Mrs Dawn Wojcik

    Co-opted governor

Mrs Wojcik is the Early Years governor 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 previously held the position of Non-teaching staff governor from October 2007 to October 2011.

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

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

In the academic year 2017-18 Mrs Wojcik attended the following meetings; 6/6 FGB meetings, 1/4 Sites and Buildings meetings and 3/3 Learning and teaching meetings. She also attended the Personnel and Finance Budget meeting and the Data meeting. Mrs Wojcik attended a Health and Safety Audit and is a member of the Pupil Discipline panel.

Mrs Wojcik is a member of the Academy Working party and 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 three children currently at the school.

Mr Nnabuife has declared that he is currently employed by National Grid who assists with the running of the Imagineering after school club.

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

In the academic year 2017-18 Mr Nnabuife attended the following meetings; 4/6 FGB meetings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching meetings, 4/5 Personnel and finance meetings, 1/4 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.

  • 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 2017-18 Rev.d Mukholi attended the following meetings; 5/6 FGB meetings and 1 Personnel and Finance meeting.

Reverend Mukholi is a member of the Pupil Discipline 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 2017-18 Mr Wilkins attended the following meetings; 5/6 FGB meetings and 3/5 Personnel and Finance meetings. He also attended a DATA meeting.

Mr Wilkins is a member of the Complaints panel.

  • Miss Sarah Mapleston

    Co-opted Governor

Miss Mapleston is 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 current employment as a Teacher at The Hawthorns.

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

In the 2017-18 academic year Miss Mapleston attended; 5/6 FGB meetings, 1 Personnel and Finance, 2/3 Sites and Buildings and 1 Learning and Teaching meeting. She also attended a Data meeting.

 
  • 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 2017-18 Mrs Dunn (appointed from March) attended 3 FGB meetings and 1 Personnel and Finance meeting.

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

Governors that left The Hawthorns during the Academic Year 2017-18

 

Dr Ian Severn

Dr Severn was the Computing and e-safety governor. He was also a member of the Learning and Teaching and the Sites and Buildings committee.

Dr Severn was originally appointed as a co-opted governor in May 1998 and was re-appointed by the governing body as a co-opted governor in the reconstitution of the governing body in October 2014. He resigned from the governing body in July 2018 due to relocation to another part of the country with his family.

Dr Severn had no declarations of interest.

In the 2017-18 academic year Dr Severn attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching meetings and 2/3 Sites and Buildings committee meetings. He also attended a Data meeting.

Dr Severn was a member of the Staff Discipline panel.

 

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 ends on 1st October 2018.

Mrs Beech had no declarations of interest.

In the 2017-18 academic year Mrs Beech attended; 6/6 FGB meetings, 4/5 Personnel and Finance committee meetings, 3/3 Learning and Teaching Meetings and the Data meeting.

Mrs Beech was a member of the Staff Dismissal Appeals panel and the Pupil Discipline panel

 

 

*FGB- Full Governing Body