Benenden Church of England Primary School

Federation & Governance

The 10:10 PRIMARY FEDERATION

SUMMARY OF GOVERNOR DETAILS AND BUSINESS INTERESTS: SEPTEMBER 2021

The Governing Board of the 10:10 Federation comprises 16 Governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher Governor
  • 7 Co-opted Governors
  • 4 Foundation Governors

 The Governing Board was inaugurated on 1 April 2020, following the federation of Goudhurst & Kilndown and Benenden CEP schools.

The Governing Board has agreed to operate through a ‘hybrid’ model (Full Governing Board and VES Committee meetings only), with a system of monitoring pairs or groups replacing the remaining Committees) for the 2021/22 academic year

Details of the current membership, and of all governors who have been ‘in post’ during the past 12 months are set out below, together with Business Interests for current Governors, and attendance data for the 2020/21 academic year. 

Governor Name

Category & Appointing Body

Term of Office

Positions of

Responsibility

Attendance

FGB

Meetings

2020-21

Attendance Committee Meetings 2020-21

Declaration of

Business Interest

 

Any Other

Educational

Establishments

Governed

Relationship with school staff inc.spouse, partners  and relatives

Janet Beattie

Foundation Governor

Diocese

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Safeguarding Governor,

VES Committee member

Behavior & Attitudes

HTPM Panel

7 of 7

5 of 5

None Declared

Trustee of Benenden Pre-School

None Declared

Peter Brook

Foundation Governor

Diocese

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

VES Committee member

Health & Safety Governor

7 of 7

5 of 5

KCHFT NHS Community Nursing Programme Director

None Declared

Spouse is SENCO at Benenden CEP School & Associate Member of FGB

Simon Cullen

Co-opted Governor

FGB

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Quality of Education

6 of 7

N/A

Teacher at Benenden Girls School. Spouse is teacher at Cranbrook School

None declared

None declared

Phil Bartlett

Parent Governor

Elected by Parents

08/10/21 - 08/10/25

TBC

N/A

N/A

 TBC

 TBC 

 TBC

Jo Hinde

LA Governor

Local Authority/FGB

21/05/20- 20/5/24

 

Vice Chair of Governors,

Member VES Committee

Finance governor

L&M

 

7 of 7

5 of 5

Secretary of Trelce Ltd, Consultants,

Freelance Governance Consultant

 

None declared

None declared

Sarah Martin

Co-opted Governor

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

SEND Governor

VES Committee member

PD & Welfare

PP & Catch Up funding

HTPM Panel

7 of 7

5 of 5

None declared

None declared

None declared

Oliver Miller

Parent Governor

Elected by Parents

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Chair of FGB

Chair, VES Committee

SEND monitoring

L&M

HTPM Panel

7 of 7

5 of 5

Employee, Interserve Facilities Management

None declared

Wife is Chair of Benenden PTFA

Keli Nolan Lyons

Co-opted Governor

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

PD & Welfare

Governor T&D

4 of 7

N/A

None declared

None declared

None declared

Steph Plewes

Staff Governor

Elected by staff

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Governor T&D

6 of 7

N/A

None declared

None declared

None declared

Lindsay Roberts

Headteacher Governor

Ex Officio

 

01/04/20

Executive

Headteacher

VES Committee Member

7 of 7

5 of 5

Director, Benesse UK Limited

Governor, Bethany School

Trustee. Goudhurst Pre-School

 

None declared

Rachel Robertson

Foundation Governor

Ex Officio

 

18/01/21

EYFS (tbc)

PD & Welfare (tbc)

Pay Committee (tbc)

4 of 4

N/A

Husband is Chair of Governors, St Paul;s CEP, Hereford

None declared

None declared

James Sedgwick

Foundation Governor

Diocese

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Safeguarding Governor

Behavior & Attitudes

PP/Catch up funding

6 of 7

N/A

Wife is director of Sedgwick Coaching

None declared

None declared

James Watkins

Co-opted Governor

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Quality of Education

Pay Committee

7 of 7

N/A

None declared

None declared

None declared

Alison Brook

Associate Member

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Voting member of VES Committee

7 of 7

5 of 5

Member of School staff

 

None declared

Spouse is Foundation Governor

Gregory Coleman

Associate Member

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Voting member of VES Committee

6 of 7

4 of 51

Member of School staff, Business Manager Etchingham CEP

None declared

None declared

Marie Donoghue

Associate Member

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Voting member of VES Committee

6 of 7

4 of 5

Member of School staff

Trustee Goudhurst Pre School, SENCO Colliers Green Primary School

None declared

Peter Goodman

Associate Member

FGB

 

01/04/20 – 31/03/24

Voting member of VES Committee

7 of 7

5 of 5

Member of School staff

None declared

None declared