Governing Body


Mrs Lyn Johnson – Chair of Governing Body and attends Progress, Performance and Standards Committee

  • Delivers Governor Training in Warwickshire.
  • Does not have any financial interests in the school.
  • Is a governor at Blue Coat and temporarily is mentoring a new chair of governors at Weddington Primary School, Nuneaton.

Lyn Johnson can be contacted c/o Blue Coat School, Terry Road, Coventry CV1 2BA or by sending an email using the information on the Contact Us Page.

 

Mrs Lois Whitehouse – Chair of the Finance Committe

  • Is employed by National Grid
  • Does not have any financial interests in the school
  • Is Chair of Directors of the Inspire Academy (Coventry) MAT

 

Mr Mike Draper – Chair of the Health and Safety Committee

  • Is a member/director/trustee of an educational charity, the Coventry Diocesan Board of Education, 03663851 registered in England. Registered office The DBE Offices, The Benn Education Centre, Claremont Road, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 3LU.
  • Is a trustee/churchwarden of St Stephen’s Canley, Charter Avenue, Coventry CV4 8DJ.
  • Is a trustee of the Canley Family Centre, Glebe Close, Coventry CV4 8DJ.
  • Is also an employee at Volvo Group in Warwick
  • Does not have any other interests.

 

Cllr David Kershaw CBE, JP, MA, HON DEd, FRSA

  • Was Cabinet Lead for Education in the city of Coventry from May 2012 – May 2016.
  • Was appointed in 2002 to be a DCFS Pathfinder Adviser and Member of the DCFS / DCMS School Sports Coordinator Board. Became a DCFS Accredited School Improvement Partner.
  • Is a Governor at Hollyfast Primary School in Coventry since 2011
  • Is a Governor at the Inspire MAT in Coventry since 2016
  • Is a Governor at WMG UTC in Coventry since 2015
  • Is a member of the John Wesley Trust (Methodist Church MAT) since 2016

 

Mr Mark Gore – Chair of the Progress, Performance and Standards Committee

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Joined the Education Department of Warwickshire County Council as Head of Education Planning. In 2006 he was appointed to lead on Schools and Education within the new Directorate of Children and Young People, a post he held until his retirement from the County Council in December 2012.
  • Was for a short time Interim Chief Executive of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Warwickshire.
  • Was for a number of years a Governor and Chair of Governors of a non-maintained special school for the deaf, and is currently a Trustee of a Youth and Community Centre in Rugby.

 

Mr Paul Tuffin – Foundation Governor, Member of the Progress, Performance and Standards Committee

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Currently the Headteacher of Frederick Bird Primary School in Coventry.

 

Reverend Graeme Anderson – Foundation Governor

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Vicar of the Holy Trinity Church.

 

Pastor Enniwaju Etomi – Foundation Governor

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.

 

Mr Peter Merrylees – Parent Governor, Member of the Finance Committee

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Appointed by election in December 2017.

 

Mrs Anna Stacey – Parent Governor, Member of the Progress, Performance and Standards Committee

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Appointed by election in December 2017.

 

Mrs Janet Powell – Teaching Staff Governor

  • Does not have any financial or business interests in the school.
  • Appointed by election in November 2017.

 

Sub committees consist of: Finance and Performance, Progress and Standards.

The full governing body meets every half term. Sub committees also meet every half term or monthly.

If you would like to contact one of the Governors please send an email using the information on the Contact Us page.

 

Attendance at Governing Body Meetings

September 2019 – July 2019

     
Mrs Vicki Shelley Accounting Officer & Headteacher

(appointed 11.04.16)

7/7
Mrs Lyn Johnson Chair of Governors

(appointed 05/07/16)

7/7
Mr Graeme Anderson Governor 6/7
Mr Mike Draper Governor 7/7
Mrs Jane Durkin Executive Business Manager 6/7
Pastor Eniiwaju Etomi Governor 4/7
Mr Mark Gore Chair of PPS 6/7
Mrs Lisa Henden Deputy Headteacher 7/7
Cllr David Kershaw Governor 7/7
Mr Peter Merrylees Parent Governor 7/7
Mr Francis Peacock Deputy Headteacher 6/7
Mrs Janet Powell Staff Governor 5/7
Mrs Anna Stacey Parent Governor 4/7
Mr Paul Tuffin Governor 3/7
Mrs Lois Whitehouse Vice Chair of Governors 6/7

 

  Finance Committee

Meetings Attended

Eligible Meetings

  Mrs Victoria Shelley (accounting officer and

Headteacher, appointed 11.04.16)

8

8

  Mrs Lois Whitehouse (chair)

8

8

  Mr Michael Draper

5

8

  Mr Peter Merrylees

4

4

 

The latest minutes can be downloaded below.