Membership, Committees, Link Governors and meeting dates 2018-9

Bexton Board of Governors


Useful information Spring Term 2019





  1. Constitution of governing board
  2. List of governors with categories and terms of office 
  3. Link governors and special responsibilities
  4. Chair and vice chair of governing board
  5. Membership of committees
  6. Clerk to Governors
  7. Meeting dates 2018-9


  1. Constitution

The instrument of government states that Bexton Governing Board consists of 15 governors as follows: 


  • 3 parent governors
  • Headteacher governor
  • 1 staff governor
  • 1 LA governor
  • 9 co-opted governors


2. List of governors with category and term of office


Headteacher governor

  • Emily Armstrong (Headteacher)


LA governor

  • Peter Woodhouse (22.3.20)


Staff governor

  • Sandra Bland (31.01.23)


Parent governors

  • Jon Webb (22.05.20)
  • Lucy Goldsmith (22.05.20)
  • Matt Stephenson (14.03.21)


Co-opted governors

  • Mike Braun (06.03.22)
  • John Squires (29.10.21)
  • Kathryn Woolf (27.10.21)
  • Catherine Hulme (29.10.21)
  • Jim Lovett (29.10.21) 
  • VacancyCharlotte Davies (21.11.20) resigned 11 September 2018 
  • Peter Kingdom (05.7.20)
  • Sue Sharratt (3.7.22)
  • Lynne Lea (3.7.22)


Associate members

  • Jill Sach (deputy headteacher)


3. Link governors and special responsibilities (updated after Full Governing Board Spring  2019)



  • Governor training and liaison- Kathryn Woolf
  • Vision – Catherine Hulme 
  • SEND – Sue Sharratt, lead teachers are Anna Aitken, Jill Sach and Emily Armstrong.
  • Assessment data and Pupil Premium – Kathryn Woolf. Lead teacher is Jill Sach.
  • Safeguarding – Peter Kingdom. Lead teacher is Emily Armstrong. 
  • Health and Safety – John Squires
  • PE and Sports funding- Jon Webb. Lead teacher is Jenny Hossack. 
  • Marketing- Lucy Goldsmith. Lead teacher is Emily Armstrong.
  • SDP area: Independence- Lucy Goldsmith. Lead teacher Emily Armstrong and Jill Sach. 
  • SDP area: Whole Class Feedback- Kathryn Woolf. Lead teacher Jill Sach.
  • SDP area: Challenge in the wider curriculum, including Ethical Enterprise and British Values- Jon Webb. Lead teacher Jill Sach.
  • Data Protection: Matt Stephenson
  • EYFS: Lynne Lea


4. Chair of governing board:Peter Woodhouse (until 7 March 2020)

Vice chair of governing boardJohn Squires (until 4 July 2020)




5. Membership of committees


Resources:Peter Woodhouse, Emily Armstrong, Jim Lovett (chair), Mike Braun (vice chair), Lynne Lea, John Squires, Sandra Bland, Jill Sach, Matt Stephenson.


Curriculum:Peter Woodhouse, Emily Armstrong, vacancy, Catherine Hulme, Kathryn Woolf (vice chair), Sue Sharratt, Lucy Goldsmith, Peter Kingdom, Jon Webb, Jill Sach (associate member)


Headteacher Performance Management Panel: Peter Woodhouse, Catherine Hulme (chair), Kathryn Woolf



Academy Working Group: Peter Woodhouse, Lucy Goldsmith, Vicki Allen, Jill Sach, Emily Armstrong, Catherine Hulme, Sandra Bland and John Squires. 


Three Year Plan Working Group: Emily Armstrong, Sue Sharratt, Matt Stephenson, Peter WOodhouse, Catherine Hulme, Jill Sach. 


6. Clerk to Governors: Georgina Blake

Draft minutes of all FGB and committee meetings to be received by all governors within 2 weeks of meeting by email and to be uploaded onto Governor Hub. 


7. Meeting dates 2018-9

n.b. All meetings on a Wednesday at 6pm unless otherwise stated


Autumn Term 2018

26 September Resources Committee

7 November Academy

17 October Curriculum Committee

21 November Full Governing Board (FGB)

Spring Term 2019

23.1.19 Curriculum Committee

13.2.19 Resources Committee

20.3.19 Full Governing Board (FGB)


Summer Term 2019

8.5.19 Resources Committee


12.6.19 Curriculum Committee


10.7.19 Full Governing Board (FGB)