Governors

Northgate High School Governing Body

The Governing Body set  the vision and strategic  direction of  school, hold the headteacher  to account  for  its  educational  performance  and  ensure financial resources are well spent. 

Structure

The Governing Body meets at least three times a year. In addition, there are a number of committees which focus on specific aspects of the school:

  • First Committee (responsible for discipline and grievance hearings, capability hearings, completion of teacher induction, curriculum complaints, other complaints, selection for redundancy)
  • Appeals Committee
  • Pupil Discipline Committee
  • Finance and General Purposes Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Health and Safety Committee

Governor Details

Local Authority governors are appointed by the Local Authority, Parent Governors by parents/carers of Northgate pupils/students, Co-opted Governors by the Governing Body and Employee Governors by Northgate employees.

jane sheat

Mrs J Sheat
Local Authority Governor
(Chair)

Committees:
Appeals (Chair), Personnel (Chair)

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich: CEO
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust: CEO
Diocesan Director of Education

stuart davey

Mr S Davey
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
Finance, Personnel

Term of Office:
01/10/16 - 30/09/20

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

robert gair

Mr R Gair
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
First Committee (Chair), Discipline (Chair),
Finance (Chair) 

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Ellisons Solicitors: Partner

 

 sharon gravener

Mrs S Gravener
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
Finance

Term of Office:
01/10/16 - 30/09/20

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Scrutton Bland Accountants: Partner

miss hallett

Miss M Hallett
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
Finance

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

celia harris

Mrs C Harris
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
First Committee, Discipline, Personnel, Curriculum

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Apologies x 1

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

 roger howells harris

Mr R Howells-Harris
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
Curriculum (Chair)

Term of Office:
01/10/16 - 30/09/20

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

jim hunt 

Mr J Hunt
Co-opted Governor
(Child Protection & Looked After Children)

Committees:
Appeals, Curriculum

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Apologies x 1

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

steve kemp

Mr S Kemp
Co-opted Governor

Committees:
Appeals

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Apologies x 1

Pecuniary Interests:
Ipswich Borough Council: employee
Gymnastics in Ipswich: Chairman

nick wilding 

Mr N Wilding
Co-opted Governor
(Vice Chair)

Committees:
First Committee,  Discipline,  Personnel, 
Health & Safety (Chair)

Term of Office:
06/11/15 - 05/11/19

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

mark kempton 

Mr M Kempton
Parent Governor

Committees:
Curriculum

Term of Office:
27/09/13 - 26/9/17

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

Yacoub 

Mr A Yacoub
Parent Governor

Term of Office:
02/03/17 - 01/03/21

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
CEO Healthwatch Suffolk

mr dawson

Mr C Dawson
Staff Governor

Term of Office:
28/09/09 - 27/09/17

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

mr hutton

Mr D Hutton
Headteacher Governor

Committees:
Curriculum, Personnel and Finance

Term of Office:
01/09/09 (ongoing)

Attendance at meetings 2016-17:
Full

Pecuniary Interests:
Nil

Associate Members 

Associate members do not have voting rights on the committee on which they sit.

Name

Committee

Attendance at meetings
2016-17

Pecuniary Interests

Mr D Banham
(Deputy Head)

Curriculum

Full

Books published by Hodder Education, London.

Mr A Rutland
(Curriculum Officer)

Curriculum

Full

Nil

Mrs L Runnacles
(Finance Officer)

Finance

Full

Nil

Mrs L Walker
(Principal Finance Officer)

Finance
&
Health & Safety

 Full

Nil

Miss R Mackie
(Deputy Head)

Health & Safety

 Apologies x 1

Nil

Mr K Davies
(Site Manager)

Health & Safety

 Full

Nil

Mr S Novak
(Principal of ICT)
 

Health & Safety

Full

Nil

Mr J Watson
(Teaching Union Representative)

Health & Safety

 Full

Nil

Ms B Andrews
(Arts Centre Administrator)

Health & Safety

 Apologies x 1

Nil

Mr G Derrick
(Sports Centre Representative)

Health & Safety

  Apologies x 1

Nil

Mrs J Clark
(Office Manager)

Health & Safety

 Full

Nil

Mrs J Newell

Personnel

Full

Nil