John Clare School Governing Body Responsibilities 2018 – 2019

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
Vice Chair
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
Achievement & Standards Committee
Mr Robert BennettCo-opted Governor 16.05.18 to 15.05.22
(Originally elected as a parent governor 1996 as local authority Governor)
Resources Committee
Virtual Policy Group
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Staff Discipline Panel
Mr Alastair Bradley


Co-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
Current four year term of office ends on 21.11.21
(Originally elected as a community governor March 1995)
Strategic Development Committee (Chair)
Virtual Policy Group (Chair)
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Pupil Discipline Panel
Mrs Lindsey Bunn
Parent Governor
Elected by parents 09.02.18
Four year term ends 08.02.22
Achievement & standards committee
Mr Prem GyaniCo-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body reconstitution 22.11.17
Four year term ends 21.11.21
Resources & Achievement & Standards committees. Pupil Discipline panel. Governor with link responsibility for community liaison, equality and diversity
Mr John HinchParent Governor
Elected by parents 20.09.13
Appointed at reconstitution 22.11.17
Four year term of office ends on 21.11.21
Resources Committee (Chair)
Governor with link responsibility for equality and diversity
and school development plan priority achievement of pupils (including Pupil Premium and Sports)
Mrs Rosey ShackellCo-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
14.05.14
Reconstitution 22.11.17
Four year term of office ends on 21.11.21
(originally appointed as a Local Authority governor 27.07.11)
Chair of Governors
Achievement & Standards Committee
Virtual Policy Group
Governor with link responsibility for special educational needs
Mrs Rachel Simmons Head TeacherResources and Achievement & Standards Committees
Mrs Claire SpoonerParent Governor
Elected by parents 29.01.10

Co-opted Governor
Reconstitution 22.11.17
Four year term ends on 21.11.21
Staff Discipline Panel
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
Reconstition 22.11.17
Four year term ends on
21.11.21
Achievement & Standards Committee
Head Teacher’s Performance Review Panel
Pupil Discipline 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
Resources Committee
Governor with link responsibility for Children in Care and Safeguarding
Mrs Annabel TigheParent Governor
Elected by Parents 09.02.18
Four year term ends 08.02.22
Resources Committee
Governor with link responsibility for wellbeing
Governors Who Have Resigned/Ended Their Term of Office in Last 12 Months
Mr Nick JonesCo-opted Governor
Appointed by the Governing Body
24.09.14
Reconstituted 22.11.17
Resigned 07.09.18