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
Fr. Chris Baker

Ex-Officio (appointed by the Governing Body)

  Sep 2019 Sep 2023
Matthew Roberts Staff Governor (elected by staff at the school)   Feb 2017 Jan 2021
Katherine Sexton Foundation Governor Chair: School Monitoring & Improvement Sep 2016 Sep 2020
Tracy Marsh Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Sep 2020
Leon Rouncivell Parent Governor   Jun 2018 Sep 2020

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

GOVERNING BODY 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 Body & Committee Meetings 2018/2019 & Term 1 2019/2020

Terms 1 & 2 – Tuesday 3rd September 2019 – Friday 20th December 2019
Full Governing Body 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 Body 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 Body 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 Body 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 Body 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.

FULL GOVERNING BODY

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

 

CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS

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

 

SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT

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

Resources

  14/10/2019 02/12/2019 27/01/2020 02/03/2020 01/06/2020 22/06/2020         
Clive Mailing X X X        
Dympna Lennon X   X        
Maureen Pearson              
Ruth Bourne              
Fr. Chris Baker              
Tracy Marsh               
Leon Rouncivell X X X        
               
               

 Archive of Governor Attendance from previous years