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School Governors

School Governors

Management Team

Picture NamePosition
R Kerrell (chairman)
R Kerrell (chairman)Rupert became a parent governor in June 2014 and Chairman of the Governors in January 2018. He is married with two daughters, with them both attending the school. He is a registered Occupational Therapist and currently works as a university lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University. In his spare time he enjoys all sports and in the winter umpires hockey throughout the South region.
D Stryzyk
D StryzykDeborah is clerk to the governors and has worked in various departments within Education for over thirty years. She currently works with the governing bodies of a number of schools in the Swale area. Deborah has a daughter who attended the school.
J Collett-White
J Collett-WhiteJenny has been firstly a Community then Local Authority governor for 5 years. She retired from teaching at a girls' school in London in 2006, since when she has continued being a trustee of a London educational charity, Springboard for Children and become increasingly involved in village life of Boughton. She has three children and 5 grandsons.
S Way
S WayMr Way took on the role of headteacher in September 2015. Previously he was Headteacher at Victoria Road school in Ashford for 4 years and before that Deputy Headteacher at Diocesan and Payne Smith school in Canterbury. Prior to his first headship Mr Way undertook a secondment as a teaching and learning advisor in the Ashford district and he has also been a staff governor in all the schools he has worked before becoming a headteacher.
D Warner
D WarnerMr Warner is a Staff Governor. He joined the school in 2012 and has taught in years 4, 5 and 6. He leads Maths across the school and runs the successful school football team. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his young family.
T Mayne
T MayneTrish was thrilled to be appointed a community governor in November 2012. She moved to Boughton with her husband in November 2011 and quickly settled. She has two grown up sons who have "flown the nest". Trish's professional background is in nursing, midwifery and health visiting. She currently has a specialist role as a family nurse, supporting first time mothers under 19 years old.
Rev Emmanuel Aggrey-Ogue
Rev Emmanuel Aggrey-OgueComing Soon
J Everingham
J EveringhamDeacon Joy is a Methodist minister serving the Canterbury and East Kent Circuit. Unlike her colleagues, Joy doesn’t have pastoral charge of a church and instead serves as the Methodist Chaplain for the University of Kent and Christ Church University. She has 12 years’ experience serving as a governor of both primary and secondary schools in Sheffield prior to moving to Kent. Joy is married and has two teenage sons. Prior to being ordained Joy worked as a Graphic Designer and as the Production Manager for a printing firm.
M Baybutt
M BaybuttMichael was appointed as a Foundation Governor in September 2014. He is a Methodist Local Preacher, a Chartered Engineer and has worked in the NHS and in private industry. He has a wide experience of board governance, project management and people management. Having recently retired, he is delighted to be able to offer his experience to the school.
J Bennett
J BennettJohn teaches part-time as a lecturer at University of Kent having moved to Boughton fairly recently. Previously he has worked as a specialist Ofsted inspector in the further education sector, worked on quality and compliance in education and has extensive experience as a governor at schools in other parts of the country. Amongst other volunteering ventures he has run a children's gardening club. John is a keen cyclist and had success recently completing a Land's End to John O'Groats challenge.
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K BachelardKaye joined the governing body in March 2015. She has experience working in education-related roles as well as a number of years running the UK office of a US-based multi-media production company, but now runs her own business as a training consultant designing on-line learning programmes. She lives locally and has grown-up children who attended the school. When not working, she enjoys travelling, reading, swimming and playing tennis.
N Brown
N BrownNicky has been a governor, in one guise or another, for nearly 20 years. Twice as a parent governor, once as a staff governor and twice as a Head teacher governor so she has a lot of experience that she can bring to the Governing Board.
C Clayson
C ClaysonAssociate Governor - information to follow
Dr J Perkins
Dr J PerkinsParent Governor - information to follow

The Governing Body at Boughton & Dunkirk Methodist Primary school reconstituted in June 2014 and comprises the following positions (and terms of office):

3 Foundation Governors (4 years) – appointed by the Methodist Church

2 Parent Governors (3 years) – elected by the parents of the school

1 Associate Governors (1 year) – appointed by the Governoring Body

1 Ex-officio Governor (ongoing) – appointed by the Methodist Church

1 Local Authority Governor (4 years) – appointed by Kent County Council

1 Staff Governor (3 years) – elected by staff of the school

4 Co-opted Governors (3 years) – appointed by the Governing Body

Head Teacher

Our work is supported by the Clerk to the Governing Body.  Our Governing Body operates the Circle Model of Governance thus governors pair-up to take areas of monitoring responsibility, with particular focus on designated areas of the School Plan or school budget.  Furthermore, some governors have additional responsibilities eg as Child Protection governor or PE governor.

You will find non-confidential minutes from the past 12 months of Full Governing Body meetings below.  Within these minutes is recorded the annual review of the Governing Body’s Terms of Reference and Standing Orders (usually Term 1) as well regular recording of individual governors’ attendance to meetings, and discussion of their monitoring visit and training reports.  Copies of older meeting minutes are available upon request to the Clerk.

Should you have any questions about, or wish to discuss informally your interest in becoming a member of this Governing Body, please contact the Chair via the school office.

Any correspondance to the governing body should be addressed to the Chair (Mr Rupert Kerrell) who is contactable throught the school office.

Annual Reports

Annual Governance Report 2019

Attendance Reports

Governors Attendance 2017-18

Business Interests

Governors Business Interests 2018 - 19

 

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