GOVERNORS OF ST. JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL
St. John Fisher School seeks to help and encourage students to develop individually, collectively and freely a way of life modelled on Christ in accordance with the faith of the Roman Catholic Church

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 Body) Sep 2018 Aug 2022
Deacon Jim Coleman Foundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese) Vice-Chair (elected by the Governing Body)
Chair: Catholic Mission & Ethos
Jan 2013 Dec 2021
Dympna Lennon Headteacher Headteacher Sep 2016 Not Applicable
Ruth Bourne Local Authority Governor (nominated by the Local Authority, appointed by the Governing Body) Chair: Resources Nov 2013 (TBC)
Maureen Pearson Foundation Governor Chair: School Monitoring & Improvement Sep 2018 Sep 2022
Fr. Chris Baker Foundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese)    Sep 2014 Aug 2018
Marie Foster Parent Governor (elected by other parents at the school)    Oct 2016 Sep 2020
Matthew Roberts Staff Governor (elected by staff at the school)   Feb 2017 Jan 2021
Katherine Sexton Foundation Governor   Sep 2016 Sep 2020

 

Governors who have retired this year

NAME CATEGORY POSITION DATE TERM STARTED DATE RETIRED
Jan Gillespie Foundation Governor   Jun 2016 Dec 2018

 

GOVERNING BODY MEMBERSHIP 2018-19
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
Ruth Bourne (chair) Maureen Pearson (chair) Dcn Jim Coleman (chair)
Jan Gillespie Dympna Lennon Fr Baker
Dympna Lennon Clive Mailing Dympna Lennon
Clive Mailing Matthew Roberts Clive Mailing
Leon Rouncivell  Kathy Sexton Tracey 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 Body & Committee Meetings 2018/2019 & Term 1 2019/2020

Terms 1 & 2 – Monday 3rd September 2018 – Thursday 20th December 2018

SMIC Committee Monday 17 September 2018 5.15pm to 6.45pm Exam Results
Full Governing Body Business Meeting Thursday 27 September 2018 5.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 7.30pm meeting

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 15 October 2018 5.15pm to 6.45pm Election of Chair for the committee
Catholic Mission & Ethos Committee Monday 12 November 2018 5.15pm to 6.45pm Election of Chair for the committee
SMIC Committee Monday 3 December 2018 5.15pm to 6.45pm Election of Chair for the committee
Full Governing Body Thursday 13 December 2017 5.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 7.30pm meeting

Terms 3 & 4 – Monday 7th January 2019 – Friday 5th April 2019
Resources Committee Monday 21 January 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm
CME Committee Monday 25 February 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm
SMIC Committee Monday 11 March 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm
Full Governing Body Thursday 21 March 2019 5.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

Terms 5 & 6 – Tuesday 23rd April 2019– Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Resources Committee Monday 29 April 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm

Final Accounts 2018/19 &

LA Budget Allocation 2019/20

CME Committee Monday 13 May 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm
SMIC Committee Monday 10 June 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm
Resources Committee Monday 24 June 2018 5.15pm to 6.45pm
Full Governing Body Thursday 4 July 2018 5.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

FGB to formally ratify 2019/20 budget

 2019-2020

SMIC Monday 16th Sept 2019 5.15pm to 6.45pm Exam Results
Full Governing Body Business Meeting Thursday 26 September 2019 5.45pm meet with coffee

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

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
Diocese Local Authority Representative Diocese Representative on Medway Council’s Children & Adults Overview & Scrutiny Committee Nov 2013
Medway Council’s Schools Forum Secondary Local Authority Maintained School Governor Representative Oct 2014
Medway Catholic Schools Chairman of the Academies Working Group Nov 2016
IEB Interim Executive Board at another Kent Secondary School July 2018 (for 12 Months)
Fr. Chris Baker St. Michael’s R.C. Church Spiritual parental knowledge of pupils & families St Michael’s Continuous
Katherine Sexton St Michael’s RCP school, Chatham Headteacher 2015

 


GOVERNORS MEETING ATTENDANCE

This page shows the attendance of each governor to the different meetings throughout the year.

FULL GOVERNING BODY

Name 27/9/18 13/12/18 21/3/19 4/7/19
Clive Mailing X      
Dympna Lennon X      
Maureen Pearson X      
Deac. Jim Coleman X      
Fr. Chris Baker X      
Ruth Bourne X      
Marie Foster X      
Matthew Roberts X      
Katherine Sexton X      
Tracy Marsh X      
Leon Rouncivell X      
         
         
         
         
         
         

CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS

Name 12/11/18  25/02/18 13/05/18                                                      
Clive Mailing                  
Dympna Lennon                  
Deac. Jim Coleman                  
Marie Pearson                  
Fr. Chris Baker                  
                   
                   
                   

SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT

Name 17/09/18 03/12/18 11/03/19 10/06/19 16/09/19                                                                
Clive Mailing                        
Dympna Lennon                        
Fr. Chris Baker                        
Maureen Pearson                        
Katherine Sexton                        
Matthew Roberts                        
Marie Foster                        
Tracy Marsh                        
Marie Foster                        

Resources

  15/10/18 21/01/19 29/04/19 24/06/19                           
Clive Mailing              
Dympna Lennon              
Maureen Pearson              
Ruth Bourne              
Fr. Chris Baker              
Tracy Marsh               
Leon Rouncivell              
               
               

 

 

 Archive of Governor Attendance from previous years