GOVERNORS OF ST. JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL

St. John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School inspires students, spiritually and educationally forming them through Faith, so that they will achieve their aspirations and contribute to their community.

Details of the current Governors

All governors are volunteers and, once elected, generally, serve for 4 years. 

NAME CATEGORY POSITION DATE TERM STARTED DATE TERM ENDS
Clive Mailing Foundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese) Chairman(elected by the Governing Board) Sep 2018 Aug 2022
Deacon Jim Coleman Foundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese) Vice-Chair (elected by the Governing Board)
Chair: Catholic Mission & Ethos
Jan 2013 Dec 2021
Dympna Lennon Headteacher Headteacher Sep 2016 Not Applicable
Fr. Chris Baker

Foundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese)

  Sep 2019 Sep 2023
Katherine Sexton Foundation Governor Chair: School Monitoring & Improvement Sep 2016 Jan 2021
Tracy Marsh Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Jun 2022
Leon Rouncivell Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Jun 2022

Governors who have recently retired

NAME CATEGORY DATE TERM STARTED DATE RETIRED
Ruth Bourne Local Authority Governor Jan 2018 Mar 2020
Jan Gillespie Foundation Governor Jun 2016 Dec 2018
Marie Foster Parent Governor Oct 2016 Mar 2018
Maureen Pearson Foundation Governor Sep 2018 Sep 2019
Matthew Roberts Staff Governor Feb 2017 Jul 2020

GOVERNING BOARD MEMBERSHIP 2019-2020
The Governors of St John Fisher Catholic school provide management and oversight of budgets, curriculum, policy setting and staff appointments throughout the school.

RESOURCES SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS
Clive Mailing (chair) Kathy Sexton (chair) Dcn Jim Coleman (chair)
Dympna Lennon Dympna Lennon Fr Baker
Leon Rouncivell Clive Mailing Dympna Lennon
  Matthew Roberts Clive Mailing
    Tracy Marsh

Click here for the ‘Terms of Reference’ for the School Monitoring and Improvement Committee.

Additional ‘Terms of Reference’ for the other committee’s will be published here as they become available.

 

Governing Board & Committee Meetings 2020/2021 & Term 1 2021/2022

Terms 1 & 2 – Tuesday 1st September 2020 – Friday 18th December 2020

SMIC

Monday 21 Sept 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Exam Results

Full Governing Board Business Meeting

Monday 28 September 2020

6:00pm to 8.00pm

Election of Chair & Vice-Chair, agree committee membership, roles and responsibilities, delegation of responsibilities to HT, sign and update register of business interests

Resources Committee

Monday 12 October 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

CME Committee

Monday 9 November 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

Resources Committee

Monday 23 November 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

Full Governing Board

Monday 7 December 2020

6:00pm to 8.00pm

Full Governing Board

SMIC Committee

Monday 14 December 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

 

Terms 3 & 4 – Monday 4th January 2021 – Friday 1st April 2021

Resources Committee Monday 25 January 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

CME Committee

Monday 8 February 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Resources Committee Monday 1 March 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Full Governing Board Monday 15 March 2021 6:00pm to 8.00pm
SMIC Committee Monday 22 March 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

Terms 5 & 6 – Monday 19th April 2021 – Tuesday 22th July 2021

Resources Committee

Monday 26 April 2021

4.00 pm to 5.30pm

Final Accounts 2020/21 & LA Budget Allocation 2021/22

CME Committee

Monday 10 May 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Resources Committee

Monday 14 June 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Full Governing Board

Monday 5 July 2021

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

FGB to formally ratify 2019/20 budget

SMIC Committee

Monday 12 July 2021

4.00pm to 5.30pm

 

2021-2022

SMIC

Monday 21st Sept 2020

4.00pm to 5.30pm

Exam Results

Full Governing Board Business Meeting

Monday 28 September 2020

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

Election of Chair & Vice-Chair, agree committee membership, roles and responsibilities, delegation of responsibilities to HT, sign and update register of business interests

 

Governing Board & Committee Meetings 2018/2019 & Term 1 2019/2020

Terms 1 & 2 – Tuesday 3rd September 2019 – Friday 20th December 2019
Full Governing Board Business Meeting  Monday 9 September 2019

6:00pm to 8.00pm meeting

Election of Chair & Vice-Chair, agree to committee membership, roles and responsibilities, the delegation of responsibilities to HT, sign and update register of business interests 
SMIC Committee Monday 16 September 2019 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm Exam Results
Resources Committee Monday 11 November 2019 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm  
Catholic Mission & Ethos Committee Monday 12 November 2018 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm  
Resources Committee Monday 2 December 2019 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm  
Full Governing Board Monday 9 December 2019

6:00pm to 8.00pm meeting

SMIC Committee Monday 16 December 2019 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm  
Terms 3 & 4 – Monday 6th January 2020 – Friday 3rd April 2020
Resources Committee Monday 27 January 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
CME Committee Monday 24 February 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Resources Committee Monday 2 March 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Full Governing Board Thursday 21 March 2019

6:00pm to 8.00pm 

SMIC Committee Monday 16 December 2019 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Terms 5 & 6 – Monday 20th April 2020 – Tuesday 17th July 2020
Resources Committee Monday 27 April 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm

Final Accounts 2019/20 

LA Budget Allocation 2019/20

CME Committee Monday 11 May 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Resources Committee Monday 1 June 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Resources Committee Monday 22 June 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Full Governing Board Monday 6 July 2020

6:00 pm to 8.00 pm meeting

FGB to formally ratify 2019/20 budget

SMIC Monday 13 July 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm

 2020-2021

SMIC Monday 21 Sept 2020 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm Exam Results
Full Governing Board Business Meeting Thursday 28 September 2020

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

Election of Chair & Vice-Chair, agree to committee membership, roles and responsibilities, the delegation of responsibilities to HT, sign and update register of business interests

GOVERNORS DECLARATION & SKILLS AUDIT
This page shows the Governor’s declaration of interests and a skills audit for each person. This page is under frequent review and will be updated on a regular basis.

Declaration of Interests
Name Organisation Nature of interest Date from which involved
Clive Mailing St Augustine of Canterbury School Chair of Governors 2003
Clive Mailing Diocese Local Authority Representative Diocese Representative on Medway Council’s Children & Adults Overview & Scrutiny Committee Nov 2013
Clive Mailing Medway Council’s Schools Forum Secondary Local Authority Maintained School Governor Representative Oct 2014
Clive Mailing Medway Catholic Schools Chairman of the Academies Working Group Nov 2016
Fr. Chris Baker St. Michael’s R.C. Church    Continuous
Katherine Sexton St Michael’s RCP School, Chatham    2015
       

GOVERNORS MEETING ATTENDANCE

This page shows the attendance of each governor to the different meetings throughout the year.
Attendance (following the lockdown we cancelled most of the committee meetings but continued with FGB and Resources to which all were invited)

FULL GOVERNING BOARD

Name 09/12/2019 16/03/2020 06/07/2020 28/09/2020  
Clive Mailing X Cancelled X    
Dympna Lennon X Cancelled X    
Maureen Pearson   Cancelled      
Deac. Jim Coleman X Cancelled X    
Fr. Chris Baker X Cancelled      
Ruth Bourne   Cancelled      
Matthew Roberts X Cancelled      
Katherine Sexton X Cancelled X    
Tracy Marsh X Cancelled X    
Leon Rouncivell X Cancelled X    

 

CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS

Name 11/11/2019  24/02/2020 11/05/2020      
Clive Mailing X X Cancelled      
Dympna Lennon X   Cancelled      
Deac. Jim Coleman X X Cancelled      
Fr. Chris Baker X X Cancelled      
Tracy Marsh X X Cancelled      

 

SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT

Name 16/09/2019 16/12/2019 30/03/2020 13/07/2020 21/09/2020                                                                
Clive Mailing X X Cancelled Cancelled                
Dympna Lennon X X Cancelled Cancelled                
Fr. Chris Baker     Cancelled Cancelled                
Maureen Pearson     Cancelled Cancelled                
Katherine Sexton X X Cancelled Cancelled                
Matthew Roberts X   Cancelled Cancelled                
Tracy Marsh     Cancelled Cancelled                

Resources

  14/10/2019 02/12/2019 27/01/2020 02/03/2020 27/04/2020 01/06/2020         
Clive Mailing X X X X X X  
Dympna Lennon X   X X X X  
Maureen Pearson              
Ruth Bourne              
Katherine Sexton         X    
Tracy Marsh            X  
Leon Rouncivell X X X X X X  
Deac. Jim Coleman         X X  
Matthew Roberts         X    

 Archive of Governor Attendance from previous years