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Governors' terms of office 

Governors at The Dawnay are appointed for a term of four years.

Our Instrument of Government sets out the number and category of Governors. Since reconstitution in September 2014, The Dawnay School Governing Body consists of;

  • 1 local authority governor - nominated by the local authority and voted on to the Governing Body. 
  • 2 parent governors - elected to the Governing Body by parents/carers by nomination and ballot (parent governors may be appointed by the Governing Body if there are no nominations).
  • 2 staff governors - one member of staff is elected to the governing Body by school staff  by nomination and ballot. The Head is a staff governor by right of position.
  • 6 co-opted governors - voted on to the Governing Body by virtue of the skills they hold which are of benefit to the school.​

Associate members are not governors but may be appointed by the Governing Body to sit on committees. They have the right to attend Governing Body meetings and receive agendas and other papers but do not have any voting rights at Full Governing Body meetings.

 

TERMS OF OFFICE FOR CURRENT GOVERNORS

name and category of governor             date appointed           end of term of office       

Fiona Ball (parent)                                                   25/05/16                         24/05/20

Lawrence Bate (co-opted)                                   24/09/14                          23/09/18      

Annette Di Giovanna (co-opted)                      24/09/14                          23/09/18

 Serena Hemmings (staff)                                       not applicable                 not applicable

Kate Hargreaves (co-opted)                              12/09/17                             11/09/21

Anne Henderson (co-opted)                              24/09/14                            23/09/18           

Reverend Alan Jenkins (local authority)      01/12/15                            30/11/19

 Andrew Rourke (parent)                                     25/05/16                            24/05/20

Steven Wade (co-opted)                                       10/10/14                              09/10/18

Louise James (staff)                                                 17/07/16                              16/07/20

Christopher Watney (co-opted)                        27/09/16                             26/09/20

CURRENT ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Kayleigh Hewitt-Lee    (appointed 19/09/13)

Alexandra Fox (appointed 13/07/17)

Marie Booth (appointed 12/09/17)

William Prosser (appointed 12/09/17)

GOVERNORS OR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE PAST TWELVE MONTHS

Alexandra Fox (co-opted) - stepped down 13/7/17

Rachael Underwood (AM) - stepped down 13/7/17