Instrument of Government and List of Governors


The Aldrington Governing Board shall consist of:

2 Parent Governors

1 Local Authority Governor

1 Staff Governor

1 Headteacher

1 Co-opted Governor

8 Foundation Governors


List of Governors

Name                              Role                        Appointed By              Term of Office                            Responsibilities

Liz Barrows                    Associate                Governing Board         22/7/17 - 21/7/21 (re-appt)      SEN

Nicholas Carr                 Foundation             Diocese                        11/5/17 - 10/5/21                    Chair of Fin, Staff and Premises Committee and Training

Verity Coates                  Headteacher           By virtue of appt.         30/10/17 - ex-officio                 

Steve Edwards               Foundation              Diocese                       18/6/18 - 17/6/22                     Chair of Curriculum Committee

Zoe Fagg                        Parent Gov.              Parents                        19/7/17 - 18/7/21                     Chair of Ethos Committee

Dave Howarth                Foundation              Diocese                       01/02/19 - 31/01/23

Chris Jefferson                Foundation             Diocese                       10/10/17 - 9/10/21 (2nd term)  Equalities

Susannah Kendrick        Co-opted                  Governing Board         22/7/17 - 21/7/21 (2nd term)   Chair of FGB  

Clare Lines                     Foundation              Diocese                        9/1/17 - 8/1/21 (re-appt)         Vice-Chair of FGB and Child Protection

Tim Lodge                      Staff Gov.                 Staff                             5/10/18 - 5/10/22   

Shadreck Mwale             Parent Gov.              Parents                         18/7/19 - 17/7/23              

Justin Slater                    Foundation             Diocese                        7/5/17 - 6/5/21 (2nd term)           

Daniel Smith                   Foundation             Diocese                        7/7/11 - ex-officio 

John Spearman                Foundation            Diocese                         11/5/17 - 10/5/21 (re-appt)     Health and Safety

Sue Ward                         LA Gov.                   Local Authority             4/3/`7 - 3/3/21 (re-appt)           

The following governors have also served the Aldrington Governing Board since September 2017:

Geoff Payne (resigned January 2018).   Julian Milson (resigned January 2018).  Phil Moon (resigned September 2018).  Kate Vickers (resigned October 2018)

Jane Clasby (resigned September 2018).  Helen Day (resigned June 2019).


Register of Interests

 The following governors have disclosed these interests:

  • Liz Barrows works at West Hove Infants’ School, part of the Hove Cluster, as a Teaching Assistant.
  • Susannah Kendrick has a child in Year 5.
  • Clare Lines is an employee of Brighton & Hove City Council and works in Children’s Services. She is also a member of Bishop Hannington Church (foundation Church of the School).
  • Justin Slater provides non-educational strategic consultancy to the Multi Academies Trust sector and is in the process of creating a school benchmarking tool using open source DfE data. He is a parent of two children at Aldrington.  
  • John Spearman is a director of a firm of consulting civil and structural engineers. 

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