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St Martin's School

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Governance

St Martin's School is part of the Whinless Down Academy Trust and we support the Trust Board as local governors. We have a joint 'Local Governing Body' with Vale View School. As an academy trust, our articles of association determine our governance structure. Our vision and values determine the aims and objectives that we set for our school.

At local level, we are responsible for the development of the curriculum and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all our pupils. We achieve this by working with all stakeholders to ensure the delivery of an education that prepares children for life.

Our governors:

Name

Governor Type

Monitoring Focus

and

Responsibility

Register of Relevant Business Interest

Governor at Another Establishment

Relationship to Employee

Term of Office

Mike Ashley

Co-opted

Chair of Governors

 Leadership

Signed: 30/09/2021

Business Interest: None

Governor at Aylesham School from Jan 2018 None June 2021 - June 2024
Carole Bennett

Parent Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

Quality of Education 

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Signed: 29/06/2021

Business Interest: None

No None June 2021 - June 2025
Anne Siggins Executive Headteacher All

Signed: 21/10/2021

Business Interest: None

Executive Headteacher None Ongoing
Helen Thompson St Martin's Headteacher All

Signed: 05/10/2021

Business Interest: None

No None Ongoing
Lisa Sprigmore Vale View Headteacher All

Signed: 30/09/2021

Business Interest: None

No None Ongoing
Lori Jones Staff Governor TBC

Signed: 02/11/2021

Business Interest: None

No None Nov 2021- Nov 2025
Amanda Abbott Staff Governor EYFS

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Signed: 30/09/2021

Business Interest: None

No None Jan 2018 - Jan 2022
Susan Atkinson Co-Opted

Personal Development

Behaviour and Attitude

Signed: 30/09/2021

Business Interest: Part-time Peripatetic Music Teacher at local schools.

No None Oct 2020-Oct 2024
Gemma Dear

Associate Governor

Assistant Head/ SENCO

 

Signed: 02/11/2021

Business Interest: None

No None Nov 2021- Nov 2025
Kate Callender  Parent Governor Child Protection / Safeguarding

Signed: 27/09/2021

Business Interest: None 

No None June 2021 - June 2025
Kirsty Ash

Governance Professional

 

  Signed: 24/09/2019 None No None Ongoing
Katie Banes Governance Professional (Cover)  

Signed: 30/09/2021 None

No None Ongoing
Previous Governors
  Sarah   Slingsby Staff Governor

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Resigned Resigned None October 2020-September 2021
Rachel Appleby St Martin's Headteacher All Resigned Resigned None September 2017- September 2021
Kelly Brown Vale View Headteacher All Resigned Resigned None November 2019- September 2021