Governing Body

Meet our Governors

Welcome to our governors page. For details of our governing body, please see the list below.

PLEASE NOTE:
If you need to contact our Chair of Governors, please send your information addressed to Chris Essex-Hill with the school address and we will pass them on.


Bessemer Grange: School Governors’ Details

Name

Type of Governor

First Appointed

Current term of office ends

Nature of Interest

Office held

Committees and link responsibilities

Attendance in 2015/16

Karen Azaadi Parent 11/01/2015 10/01/2019 Nil   Curriculum
FPP
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
Curriculum
08/02/2016
01/11/2016
FPP
25/04/2016
09/11/2016
Sarah Beard Head Teacher 07/07/2014   Nil Headteacher Curriculum
FPP
Premises
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
Curriculum
08/02/2016
01/11/2016
FPP
25/04/2016
09/11/2016
David Bradbury LA 18/03/2014 17/03/18 (he resigned Nov 16) Nil Chair Premises Premises
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
Richard Butler Parent 11/12/2013 10/12/2017 Nil   FPP
Link – English
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
FPP
09/11/2016
Dee Charnley Co-Opted 26/09/2014 25/09/2018 Nil Chair Curriculum sub Curriculum
Link – SEN (from Nov 16)
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Board
04/11/2015
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
Curriculum
08/02/2016
01/11/2016
Melanie Debenham Parent 13/11/2012 12/11/2016 Nil   Curriculum
Premises
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Link – SEN(until Nov 16
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
Chris Essex-Hill Co-Opted (Chair) 14/07/2016 13/07/2020 Nil   Curriculum
FPP
Premises
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
IT Link
Board
04/11/2015
14/07/2016
16/11/2016
Curriculum
01/11/2016
FPP
25/04/2016
09/11/2016
Hannah Jameson Co-Opted (Vice Chair) 07/07/2014 06/07/2018 Nil Chair FPP FPP
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Link – Training
Board
04/11/2016
10/02/2016
FPP
25/04/2016
09/11/2016
Marie-Josee Ollivierre Co-Opted 07/07/2014 06/07/2018 Nil   Curriculum
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Link – Childrens Centre
Link – Early years
Link – Safeguarding
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
14/07/2016
Curriculum
08/02/2016
Patricia Rusling Co-Opted 21/04/2016 20/04/2020 Nil   Curriculum
FPP
Premises
Complaints, Grievances, Pupil Discipline, Reorganisation, Staff Capability, Staff Discipline.
Maths Link
Board
04/11/2015
10/02/2016
16/11/2016
Curriculum
01/11/2016
FPP
25/04/2016
09/11/2016
Elizabeth Whitehead Associate Member 15/10/2014 14/10/2018 Nil   Curriculum
FPP
Premises
Board attended
14/07/2016
16/11/2016

The Headteacher has a place on the Governing Body on an ex officio basis ie because she is Headteacher.
The staff governor was elected by staff in the school.
Parent governors were elected by the parents of children in the school.
The LA governor was nominated by the Local Authority and appointed by the Governing Body.
Co-opted governors were appointed by the Governing Body.

The term of office for all governors (except the Headteacher) is four years.