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 2021 Jan 2025
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 2018 Aug 2022
Joe Fisher Staff Governor   Dec 2020 Dec 2024
Tracy Marsh Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Jun 2022
Leon Rouncivell Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Jun 2022
Rob O’Halloran Foundation Governor   Pending  
Patrick Shields Foundation Governor   Pending  
Ian Chappell Local Authority Governor   Pending  

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 2020-2021
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
Joe Fisher Patrick Shields Clive Mailing
Ian Chappell   Tracy Marsh
Rob O’Halloran   Katherine Sexton
    Patrick Shields

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


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 28/09/20

Extraordinary Meeting

07/11/2020

07/12/2020 Pending  Pending 
Clive Mailing X X X    
Dympna Lennon X X X    
Fr. Chris Baker   X      
Deac. Jim Coleman   X X    
Leon Rouncivell X X X    
Katherine Sexton X X X    
Tracy Marsh X X X    
Rob O’Halloran     X    
Patrick Shields     X    
Joe Fisher     X    
Ian Chappell     X    

 

CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS

Name 09/11/2020 Pending  Pending  Pending  Pending 
Clive Mailing X        
Dympna Lennon X        
Deac. Jim Coleman X        
Kathy Sexton X        
Patrick Shields X        
Tracy Marsh X        

 

RESOURCES

  12/10/2019 23/11/2020 25/01/2020   Pending             Pending     
Clive Mailing X X X    
Dympna Lennon X X X    
Leon Rouncivell X X      
Tracy Marsh X X      
Ian Chappell X X X    
Rob O’Halloran X X X    
Joe Fisher     X    

SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT

Name 21/09/2020 01/12/2020 Pending  Pending  Pending 
Clive Mailing X        
Dympna Lennon X        
Katherine Sexton X        
           
           
           
           


 Archive of Governor Attendance from previous years