John Clare School Governing Body Responsibilities 2017-18

Name of governorGovernor Category, appointing body, and dates of officeCommittee membership and individual responsibilities
Mrs Alison AyresParent Governor
Elected by parents 01.09.16
Four year term of office ends 31.08.20
Resources Committee
Virtual Policy Group
Governor with link responsibility for school development plan priority leadership and management
Mrs Helen BaconStaff Governor
Elected by staff 15.09.15
Four year term of office ends on
14.09.19
Strategic Development Committee
Mr Robert BennettLocal Authority
Appointed by the Local Authority
Current four year term of office ends on 30.01.18
(Originally elected as a parent governor 1996)
Resources Committee
Virtual Policy Group
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Appeals Panel
Pupil Discipline Panel
Governor with link responsibility for gifted and talented pupils
Mr Alastair Bradley


Co-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
Current four year term of office ends on 13.05.18
(Originally elected as a community governor March 1995)
Strategic Development Committee (Chair)
Virtual Policy Group (Chair)
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Staff Discipline Panel
Pupil Discipline Panel
Governor with link responsibility for community liaison
Mr John Hinch
Parent Governor
Elected by parents 20.09.13
Four year term of office ends on 19.09.17
Resources Committee (Chair)
Governor with link responsibility for equality and diversity
and school development plan priority achievement of pupils (including Pupil Premium and Sports)
Mr Nick Jones Co-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
24.09.14
Current four year term of office ends on 23.09.18
(originally elected as a parent governor 23.10.10)
Vice Chair of Governors
Resources Committee
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Appeals Panel
Mrs Rosey ShackellCo-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
14.05.14
Current four year term of office ends on 13.05.18
(originally appointed as a Local Authority governor 27.07.11)
Strategic Development Committee
Virtual Policy Group
Staff Discipline Panel
Pupil Discipline Panel
Governor with link responsibility for special educational needs, safer recruitment and school development plan priority stakeholders
Mrs Rachel Simmons Head TeacherResources and Strategic Development Committees
Mrs Claire SpoonerParent Governor
Elected by parents 29.01.10
Current four year term of office ends on 09.12.17
Chair of Governors
Strategic Development Committee
Governor with link responsibility for governor development, health and safety and school development plan priority quality of teaching
Mrs Angela TaylorCo-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
09.10.15
Four year term of office ends on
08.10.19
Strategic Development Committee
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Appeals Panel
Governor with link responsibility for school development plan priority for behaviour and safety
Mrs Alexandra Walls (Alex)Parent Governor
Elected by parents
19.11.14
Four year term of office end on
18.11.18
Strategic Development Committee
Staff Discipline Panel
Governor with link responsibility for Gifted and Talented, Children in Care and Safeguarding
VacancyCo-opted Governor
Governors Who Have Resigned/Ended Their Term of Office in Last 12 Months
Mrs Madeline Ratnett (Maddy)Co-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
14.05.14
(originally appointed as community governor 25.09.13)
Resigned 19.05.17