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St. Paul's Church of England Primary School

St. Paul's Church of England Primary School

Our Governors

Critical but above all else supportive, this is the role of the governing body. Our governors understand that honesty and integrity underpin the guidance of our school. They are a team of dedicated volunteers working with our staff to provide all pupils with an outstanding education.

The Governing Body of St. Paul's Church of England Primary School comprises 9 governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 2 Parent Governors
  • 1 Local Authority Governor
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Headteacher Governor
  • 2 Co-opted Governors
  • 2 Foundation Governors
Role Name and Term of Office  Business Interests Financial Interests Governance Roles
Chair and Co-opted Governor

Mr David Strachan

12.10.2018 - 31.07.2022

FGB

None None Chair: Wilmington Grammar School for Boys
Vice Chair

Miss Rebecca Parker 

01.09.2017 - 01.09.2021

FGB

None None None
Ex-Officio Headteacher

Mr Ben Hulme

01.01.2017 

None None  
Teaching Staff

Mr William Ledger

01.02.2017 - 01.02.2020

FGB

None None None
Parent Governors

Mrs Jenni Hendrick

14.12.2018 - 14.12.2021

FGB

 

Mrs Nancy Wakeford

14.12.2018 - 14.12.2021

FGB

None 

 

 

 

None

None

 

 

 

None

None

 

 

 

None

Ex-Officio Foundation Governor

 

Foundation Governor

Rev. Johnny Douglas

01.01.2019 

Rochester Diocese


Mrs Lyn Moseley

14.07.2015 - 13.07.2019

St. Peter's and St.Paul's Church

None

 

 

 

None

None

 

 

 

None

None

 

 

 

None

Local Authority Governor

Miss Rebecca Parker

01.09.2017 - 01.09.2021

Kent Local Authority 

None None The Brent School
Co-opted Governor

Mrs Elizabeth Mitchell

14.03.2019 - 01.03.2022

FGB

None

None

 

Headteacher: Seal CoE Primary School

 

Endeavour Multi-Academy Trust

 

Knole Academy

Associate Governor

John Turnbull

 

ICT Support   Sutton-at-Hone Primary School
Clerk to Governors Mrs Carol Thomas      

The Governing body has the following core strategic functions:

Establishing the strategic direction, by:

  • Setting the vision, values, and objectives for the school
  • Agreeing the school improvement strategy with priorities and targets
  • Meeting statutory duties

Ensuring accountability, by:

  • Appointing the Headteacher
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils by monitoring progress towards targets
  • Performance managing the Headteacher
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the performance management of staff
  • Engaging with stakeholders
  • Contributing to school self-evaluation

Ensuring financial probity, by:

  • Setting the budget
  • Monitoring spending against the budget
  • Ensuring value for money is obtained
  • Ensuring risks to the school organisation are managed