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Governor Information

Welcome to our Governors' section. 


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Impact Statement of Issues for your information.

Who are our Governors?   

 

John Glasby: Chair of Governors

(Current term Feb 19- Feb 23)

Lead Governor for Pay & Performance Management, Safer Recruitment and member of

Resource Management committee.

Local Authority Governor (current term 11.2.19-10.2.23).

No Declaration of Interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

William (Bill) Jowett: Vice Chair of Governors

Lead Governor for Health & Safety, New Governor Induction and member of Pay & Performance Committee.

Co-opted Governor (current term 11.2.19 – 10.2.23).

No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

Josie O'Donnell: Headteacher

Ex-officio member

Declaration of interest – HT at this school

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

Emma Durham: Deputy Headteacher

Ex-officio member

Declaration of interest – Deputy Headteacher at this school

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 2/6.

 

Rebecca Wells:

Lead Governor for Teaching & Learning, Pupil & Sports Premium, EYFS and MOVE

Declaration of interest – Teaching Assistant at Alfreton Park School.

(Term 17.05.2022 - 16.05.2026)

 

Susan Allen:

Lead Governor for Teaching & Learning, Pupil & Sports Premium, EYFS and MOVE

Declaration of interest – Teaching Assistant at Alfreton Park School.

(Term 17.05.2022 - 16.05.2026)

 

Clare Charlesworth: Staff Governor

Staff Governor (09.10.2020 - 08.10.2022)

Lead Governor for British Values and Equality.

Declaration of interest – Teacher at Alfreton Park School.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 5/6.

 

Francine Franklin:

Lead Governor for Safeguarding, Child Protection, Children with Medical Needs, Anti-bullying and Sex & Relationships and Children in Care

Co-opted Governor. (current term 11.2.19-10.2.23).

No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

Richard Sowter:

Lead Governor for Finance and member of Pay & Performance Committee.

Co-opted Governor (current term 11.2.19 – 10.2.23).

Declaration of interest – Partner’s daughter employed at this school as a teacher.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

Carla Higgins:

Parent Governor (appointed) – (current term 11.2.19 -10.2.23).

Declaration on interest – child attends Alfreton Park School.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 5/6.

 

Rachel Spray:

Parent Governor (appointed) – (current term 08.04.19 -08.04.23).

Declaration on interest – child attends Alfreton Park School.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 4/6. 

 

 

Other regular attendees at Governors meetings are:

 

Rebecca Dallman: School Business Manager.

Ex-officio member

 

Catherine Hughes: Clerk to Governors.

 

 

The following Governors are no longer in post but were in post for part of 2021-22:

 

Kevin Dean: Vice-Chair of Governors

Lead Governor for Teaching & Learning, Pupil & Sports Premium.

Local Authority appointed Governor (current term 19.10.19-24.04.22).

Declarations of interest:

                   Governor at South Darley C of E Primary School (since 2015).

                   Governor at Tupton Hall School (since 2015).

                   Trustee of Esteem MAT (since 2018).

 Attendance at FGB meetings 2020/21 – 6/6.

 

 

If you wish to contact the Governors you can do the via the school.

SGOSS is a national charity set-up in 1999 by the Department for Education. They recruit volunteers with transferable skills to become school governors.

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