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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 Sept.2017-Sept. 2021)

 

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

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

No Declaration of Interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2018/19 – 6/6.

 

Kevin Dean: Vice-Chair of Governors

 

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

Local Authority appointed Governor (current term 19.10.15-18.10.19).

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 2018/19 – 4/6

 

Cheryl Smart: Headteacher

Ex-officio member

 

Declaration of interest – HT at this school.

Son (William Smart) occasionally works on Grounds Maintenance at school.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2018/19 – 6/6

 

Josie O'Donnell: Deputy Headteacher

 

Co-opted Governor (current term 07.10.2019 - 06.10.23)

Declaration of interest – Deputy HT at this school

Member of Resource and Teaching & Learning Committees.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2018/19 – N/A (new appointment)

 

Clare Charlesworth: Staff Governor

 

Lead Governor for British Values and Equality.

Declaration of interest – Teacher at Alfreton Park School.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2018/19 – 6/6

 

Francine Franklin:

 

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

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

No declaration of interest.

Attendance at FGB meetings 2018/19 – 6/6

 

William (Bill) Jowett:

 

Lead Governor for Resource Management, Health & Safety, EYFS, 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 2018/19 – 6/6

 

Richard Sowter:

 

Lead Governor for Finance and member of Resource and Pay & Performance Committees.

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 2018/19 – 5/6

 

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 2018/19 – 4/4 (new appointment)

 

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 2018/19 – 3/4 (new appointment) 

 

 

Other regular attendees at Governors meetings are:

 

Rebecca Dallman: School Business Manager.

 

Catherine Hughes: Clerk to Governors.

 

The following Governors are no longer in post but were in post for part of 2018-19:

 

Benjy Aarons-Richardson - Former Deputy Head Teacher

Attendance at FGB – 4/6

 

 

Please contact governors through the school office or headteacher in the first instance. Or email the clerk to the Governors.  Her email address is: chughes@alfretonpark.derbyshire.sch.uk  Confidentiality will be respected.

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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