Governing Body 2016 – 2017

Mr Gary Lester

Chair of Governors &

Chair of Resources Committee

Parent Governor

Appointed by parents

4 year term of office

Mrs Julia Sadler

Vice Chair &

Chair of Pupils and Curriculum Committee

Parent Governor

Appointed by parents

4 year term of office

Mrs Sarah Gauden Parent Governor

Appointed by parents

4 year term of office

Mr Robin Bennett Parent Governor

Appointed by parents

4 year term of office

Mrs Penny White Parent Governor

Appointed by parents

4 year term of office

Mr Paul King Co-opted Governor

Appointed by board of governors

4 year term of office

Mrs Maggie Martin Co-opted Governor

Appointed by board of governors

4 year term of office

Mrs Val Howells Co-opted Governor

Appointed by board of governors

4 year term of office

Mr Russell Leigh Headteacher

Ex officio

Mrs Annabel Eade Staff Governor

Appointed by staff

4 year term of office

 Revd. Jon Roberts Foundation Governor

Appointed by Diocese

4 year term of office

Revd. Canon Sue Booys Foundation Governor

Appointed by Diocese

4 year term of office

Mrs Sally Elliott Local Authority Governor

Appointed by Oxfordshire County Council

4 year term of office

Mrs Georgie Clarke Clerk to the Governors

Appointed by board of governors

Register of Pecuniary Interests:

Each year governors are required to sign a register of pecuniary interests. This declares whether they have any financial or business interests that could conflict with their duties as a school governor. Over the past 3 years, no financial or business interests have been declared by the school governors and none are related to members of staff.

st birinus pecuniary interests register

 

Governing Body Committees and Special Governor Responsibilities

St Birinus List of Governors Committee Membership October 2016

 

Annual Letter to Parents

Annual Letter to Parents 2015

 

Recent Meeting Headlines

29th April 2015 – The Headlines

 

Governing Body Meeting Minutes

28th March 2017

1st February 2017

7th December 2016

11th October 2016

29th June 2016

4th May 2016

16th March 2016

28th January 2015

18th March 2015

29th April 2015

30th June 2015

25th August 2015

23rd September 2015

7th December 2015

 

Meet the Governors   .’

 

Julia-Sadler

 

Julia Sadler is a parent governor and vice chair, and has been on the governing body since March 2014. She sits on the pupils and curriculum sub-committee.  Julia has two daughters at the school: Megan is in year 4 and in Red  class; Carys is in year 2 and in Blue class. She was involved in the school in other ways before becoming a governor – as  a parent helper, she listened to key stage one children read and was secretary of the PTA. She is an editor at GTI Media  in Wallingford.

 

 

 

 

Gary Lester

 

Gary Lester  is a parent governor and now Chair of Governors having been Vice Chair for 2014-15, and has been on the governing body since September 2014. He was the chair of the Finance and Resourcing committee.  Gary has one son at the school: Thomas is in year 4 and two daughters aged 13 and 16 who have both passed through the school. Gary is a former management consultant and is currently a Director at Sky.

 

 

 

 

Val Howells

Val Howells is a Community Governor and Dorchester Parish Councillor. She has been on the Parish Council and on the Governing Board since February 2015. Val is a retired scientist and worked for the Medical Research Council at Harwell. Val has lived in the village for about 22 years.

 

 

 

 

 

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Maggie Martin is a Community Governor and has been on the governing body since March 2014.  She is a member of the Pupils and Curriculum sub-committee. She has two grown up sons, and teaches at the Open University.

 

 

 

 

 

Sue Booys

 

Sue Booys is the Rector of Dorchester and has been a Foundation Governor of St Birinus School since taking up that appointment in 2005. She sits on the Finance Committee of the Governing Body and takes a weekly assembly in school.

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