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The Hayesbrook School

Governors

About the Governing Body

We are currently looking for a parent governor to join our local governing body.  To apply or if you would like more information, please message the Clerk to Governors (Dr Bird) via the enquiry page.

Local Governing Bodies operate at each of Brook Learning Trust’s academies, governing by means of the Circle Model of governance. In the context of the direction set by the Directors of BLT, the Local Governing Body of The Hayesbrook School plays a strategic role, working with academy leaders, to:

  • Ensure clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Hold the Principal to account for the educational performance of the academy and its pupils
  • Oversee the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent
  • Set aims and objectives, ensure delivery against them and agree, monitor and review policies, targets and priorities.

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors, or request a copy of the previous governing body meeting minutes, please message the Clerk to Governors (Dr Bird) via the enquiry page.

For a record of Governor and Academy Budget Holder declarations of business and other interests, together with meetings attendance information, please click here to see the BLT Register of Business Interests.


The Governing Body

7 Governors appointed by the Board of Directors of Brook Learning Trust

Name of Governor: Term of Office to: Area of Responsibility:
Mr Ian Daker

31/01/2020

  • Member and Director, BLT
  • Chair of Trust Board of Directors
  • Member of BLT Pay Committee
  • Acting Chair of the Ebbsfleet Academy LGB
  • Curriculum & Achievement with Teaching & Learning
  • CORE PRIORITY 4
Mrs Linda Garratt 18/03/2020
  • Vice Chair of Governors and Director, BLT
  • Leadership & Management
  • Finance Committee
  • Careers/Sixth Form
  • CORE PRIORITIES 3 & 4
Mr Chris McNamara 14/09/2019
  • Careers and Sixth Form
  • CORE PRIORITY 2

(Under register of business interests, Mr McNamara is the MD of Pathway CTM)

  • Four vacancies

5 Parent Governors nominated by The Hayesbrook School parents

Mr Andrew Childs 24/11/2018
  • Chair of the Governing Body
  • Leadership & Management
  • Member of BLT Pay Committee
  • Member of BLT Audit & Risk Committee
  • Health & Safety
  • CORE PRIORITIES 3 & 5
Mrs Vicky Widdicombe 03/03/2018
  • Safeguarding with SEND/Inclusion
  • Community, Transition and PTA
  • CORE PRIORITIES 1 & 4
Mr David Athey 07/12/2019
  • Safeguarding with SEND/Inclusion
  • Curriculum and Achievement with Teaching and Learning
  • CORE PRIORITIES 2 & 5
Mrs Paula Whysall 19/05/2020
  • Community, Transition and PTA
  • Health and Safety
  • CORE PRIORITIES 1 & 5
  • One vacancy

Staff Governors nominated by The Hayesbrook school staff

Mr Christopher Waight 31/08/2018
  • Staff Governor
  • CORE PRIORITY 1
Mrs Frances Concannon 31/08/2018
  • Staff Governor
  • CORE PRIORITY 2

Principal: Mr Daniel Hatley

Clerk to the Governors: Dr Alison Bird

LGB minutes are available upon request from the Clerk.