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Governing Body Meeting Minutes

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Committees and Working Groups

Safeguarding Governor – Jonathan Holmes

Audit Committee: Simon Kitchman, Tony Brown (chair), Patrick Ferguson

Pay and Performance Management Committee: Tony Brown, Jo Grey, Sandra Thompson

QEHS Monitoring Group: Graeme Atkins, David Hartland, Simon Kitchman, Jonathan Holmes (chair), Sandra Thompson

HMS Monitoring Group: Graeme Atkins, Sandra Thompson, Judith Meek, Sarah Kemp, Judith Minto, Linsley Charlton (until Jan 2015), Sarah Buchan (until Nov 2014), Simon Kitchman (from Feb 2015), Tony Brown (from Feb 2015)

Stakeholder Engagement Working Party: Sarah Kemp, Sandra Thompson, Amanda Frankish*, Di Harris*, Barbara Hignett

Policies and Terms of Reference Working Party: Simon Kitchman, Andy Byers, Judith Minto, Di Harris*, Susan Hope* (until Aug 2015), 1 x vacancy

Hearing Body: Jo Grey, Simon Kitchman, Graeme Atkins (chair), Judith Minto*, Andy Byers*, Susan Hope* (until Aug 2015)

*to be invited to attend/attend as required

 

Governor Information (including Associate Members)

N.B. Date of appointment for current Governors is 20 November 2014 to match the vote which took place at the Full Governing Body Extra-Ordinary Meeting which determined the 11 Governors who formed the reconstituted Governing Body.

Key for Attendance Record: FGB = Full Governing Body meetings (including extra-ordinary meetings), AC = Audit Committee, QEHS = QEHS Monitoring Group, HMS = HMS Monitoring Group, SWP = Stakeholder Engagement Working Party, HB = Hearing Body, SG = Safeguarding Group

There is currently one vacancy for a co-opted Governor on the Governing Body.

 

Queen Elizabeth High School and Hexham Middle School Hard Federation Governing Body

Below is a list of all Governors and Associate Members who have served on the Governing Body at any point over the last 12 months.

Mr Graeme Atkins – Executive Headteacher

  • Date of Appointment: 1 September 2014
  • Term of Office: N/A
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 22/03/16 (AC), 23/03/16 (SG), 18/04/16 (AC), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr Tony Brown – Parent Governor (HMS)

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 31 October 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 22/03/16 (AC), 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 18/04/16 (AC), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr Andy Byers – Associate Member, Head of School QEHS

  • Date of Appointment: 16 September 2015 (re-appointed)
  • Term of Office: September 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 20/03/16 (FGB), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 22/03/16 (AC), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr Patrick Ferguson – Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 17 September 2015
  • Term of Office: 16 September 2019
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 22/03/16 (AC), 18/04/16 (AC), 15/06/16 (FGB) 

 

Mrs Joanne Grey – Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 20 November 2018
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 20/03/16 (FGB), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr David Hartland – Parent Governor (QEHS)

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 7 October 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mrs Barbara Hignett – Staff Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 1 November 2015 (re-appointed)
  • Term of Office: 31 October 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 20/03/16 (FGB), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr Jonathan Holmes – Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 20 November 2018
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 23/03/16 (SG), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Ms Sarah Kemp – Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 20 November 2018
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mr Simon Kitchman – Co-opted Governor

  • Date of Appointment: 20 November 2014
  • Term of Office: 20 November 2018
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 22/03/16 (AC), 18/04/16 (AC), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)

 

Mrs Judith Minto – Associate Member, Head of School HMS

  • Date of Appointment: 16 September 2015 (re-appointed)
  • Term of Office: September 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 20/03/16 (FGB), 23/03/16 (SG)

  

Mrs Sandra Thompson – Local Authority Governor          

  • Date of Appointment: 16 September 2015 (re-appointed)
  • Term of Office: September 2016
  • Date they stepped down: N/A
  • Appointed by (in accordance with the Instrument of Government): Governing body of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School Hard Federation
  • Attendance Record (last 12 months): 10/02/16 (FGB), 25/02/16 (HMS), 03/03/16 (QEHS), 18/05/16 (FGB), 15/06/16 (FGB)