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. 

NAMECATEGORYPOSITIONDATE TERM STARTEDDATE TERM ENDS
Clive MailingFoundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese)Chairman(elected by the Governing Body)Sep 2018Aug 2022
Deacon Jim ColemanFoundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese)Vice-Chair (elected by the Governing Body)
Chair: Catholic Mission & Ethos
Jan 2013Dec 2021
Dympna LennonHeadteacherHeadteacherSep 2016Not Applicable
Ruth BourneLocal Authority Governor (nominated by the Local Authority, appointed by the Governing Body)Chair: ResourcesJan 2018Dec 2022
Maureen PearsonFoundation GovernorChair: School Monitoring & ImprovementSep 2018Sep 2022
Fr. Chris BakerFoundation Governor (appointed by the Diocese)  Sep 2014Aug 2018
Matthew RobertsStaff Governor (elected by staff at the school) Feb 2017Jan 2021
Katherine SextonFoundation Governor Sep 2016Sep 2020
Tracy MarshFoundation Governor Jun 2018Sep 2020
Leon RouncivellFoundation Governor Jun 2018Sep 2020

Governors who have retired this year

NAMECATEGORYDATE TERM STARTEDDATE RETIRED
Jan GillespieFoundation GovernorJun 2016Dec 2018
Marie FosterParent GovernorOct 2016Mar 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.

RESOURCESSCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENTCATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS
Ruth Bourne (chair)Maureen Pearson (chair)Dcn Jim Coleman (chair)
Jan GillespieDympna LennonFr Baker
Dympna LennonClive MailingDympna Lennon
Clive MailingMatthew RobertsClive Mailing
Leon RouncivellKathy SextonTracy 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 CommitteeMonday 17 September 20185.15pm to 6.45pmExam Results
Full Governing Body Business MeetingThursday 27 September 20185.45pm 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 CommitteeMonday 15 October 20185.15pm to 6.45pmElection of Chair for the committee
Catholic Mission & Ethos CommitteeMonday 12 November 20185.15pm to 6.45pmElection of Chair for the committee
SMIC CommitteeMonday 3 December 20185.15pm to 6.45pmElection of Chair for the committee
Full Governing BodyThursday 13 December 20175.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 7.30pm meeting

Terms 3 & 4 – Monday 7th January 2019 – Friday 5th April 2019
Resources CommitteeMonday 21 January 20195.15pm to 6.45pm
CME CommitteeMonday 25 February 20195.15pm to 6.45pm
SMIC CommitteeMonday 11 March 20195.15pm to 6.45pm
Full Governing BodyThursday 21 March 20195.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

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

Resources CommitteeMonday 29 April 20195.15pm to 6.45pm

Final Accounts 2018/19 &

LA Budget Allocation 2019/20

CME CommitteeMonday 13 May 20195.15pm to 6.45pm
SMIC CommitteeMonday 10 June 20195.15pm to 6.45pm
Resources CommitteeMonday 24 June 20185.15pm to 6.45pm
Full Governing BodyThursday 4 July 20185.45pm meet with coffee

6:00pm – 8.00pm meeting

FGB to formally ratify 2019/20 budget

 2019-2020

SMICMonday 16th Sept 20195.15pm to 6.45pmExam Results
Full Governing Body Business MeetingThursday 26 September 20195.45pm 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
NameOrganisationNature of interestDate from which involved
Clive MailingSt Augustine of Canterbury SchoolChair of Governors2003
Clive Mailing Diocese Local Authority RepresentativeDiocese Representative on Medway Council’s Children & Adults Overview & Scrutiny CommitteeNov 2013
Clive Mailing Medway Council’s Schools ForumSecondary Local Authority Maintained School Governor RepresentativeOct 2014
Clive Mailing Medway Catholic SchoolsChairman of the Academies Working GroupNov 2016
Clive Mailing IEBInterim Executive Board at another Kent Secondary SchoolJuly 2018 (for 12 Months)
Fr. Chris BakerSt. Michael’s R.C. ChurchSpiritual parental knowledge of pupils & families St Michael’sContinuous
Katherine SextonSt Michael’s RCP school, ChathamHeadteacher2015

GOVERNORS MEETING ATTENDANCE

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

FULL GOVERNING BODY

Name27/9/1813/12/1821/3/194/7/19
Clive MailingX X  
Dympna LennonX X  
Maureen Pearson X  
Deac. Jim ColemanX X  
Fr. Chris BakerX   
Ruth Bourne X  
Matthew RobertsX X  
Katherine Sexton X  
Tracy MarshX X  
Leon RouncivellX X  

CATHOLIC MISSION & ETHOS

Name12/11/18 25/02/1813/05/18                                                
Clive Mailing X        
Dympna Lennon X        
Deac. Jim Coleman X        
Fr. Chris Baker         
Tracy Marsh        

SCHOOL MONITORING & IMPROVEMENT

Name17/09/1803/12/1811/03/1910/06/1916/09/19                                                         
Clive Mailing  X          
Dympna LennonX X          
Fr. Chris Baker            
Maureen Pearson X X          
Katherine Sexton X X          
Matthew Roberts X X          
Tracy Marsh            

Resources

 15/10/1821/01/1929/04/1924/06/19                        
Clive Mailing       
Dympna Lennon X X     
Maureen Pearson       
Ruth Bourne X X     
Fr. Chris Baker       
Tracy Marsh        
Leon Rouncivell X X     
        
        

 Archive of Governor Attendance from previous years