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Governors Information and Details

Welcome to our Governors’ section

 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.  We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.  As from September 2015, following the reconstitution all members are elected for a 4 year term of office.

 

Our Governor's can be contacted on the following email address: governors@polygon.southampton.sch.uk

 

 

POLYGON SCHOOL GOVERNING BODY

Andrea Faustino (Chair - Foundation)

Vacancy (Foundation)

Andy Dyer (Co-opted)

Akash Puranik (Co-opted)

Vacancy (Co-opted)

Vacancy (Co-opted)

Ben Penfold (Co-Head Teacher)

Anne Hendon-John (Co-Head Teacher)

Carley Sefton-Wilson (Local Authority)

Chris Morley (Staff)

Lewis Gundry (Parent)

Vacancy (Parent)

Caitlin Osman (Associate)

Laura Harrop (Associate)

David Patchell (Associate)

 

                                                                       

FINANCE & RESOURCES

Chair: Andy Dyer (voting)

Vacancy

Carley Sefton-Wilson(voting)

Ben Penfold

Davina Yates, School Business Manager

CURRICULUM & STANDARDS 

Chair: Akash Puranik (voting)

Lewis Gundry (voting)

Caitlin Osman (voting)

Sarah Kinder

Chris Morley

 

Link Governors

(S) – Statutory roles

 

Safeguarding & Looked After Children (S)

Carley Sefton-Wilson

Deputy Lewis Gundry

SEN (S)

Carley Sefton-Wilson

Careers (S)

Akash Puranik

Health & Safety

 

Maths

Lewis Gundry

English

Akash Puranik

PSHE

Andrea Faustino

Online Presence

David Patchell

Finance/PPG

Andy Dyer

Staff Wellbeing

Andrea Faustino

SustainabilityCarley Sefton-Wilson

Membership, Terms of Office & Register of Interests

 

Name

Role

 

Interests

Appointment Date

End of term

Andrea Faustino

CHAIR OF GOVERNORS

Foundation (SCLT)

 

Director of Southampton Co-operative Trust

Jul-19

Jul-23

      
Ben Penfold

Ex-officio 

Co-Headteacher

  Sep 22N/A

Akash Puranik

Co-opted

 

Employed by Solent University

Fellow of Higher Education

Feb-22

Feb-26

Lewis Gundry

Parent (appointed by GB)

 

Employed by Oasis Community Learning (Oasis Academy Lordshill)

Membership of ASCL

Nov-21

Nov 25

Chris Morley

Staff

 

Staff Member

June-21

May-25

Carley Sefton-Wilson

LA

 

CEO Learning Through Landscapes Trust (LTL) who have given a grant to the Polygon for outdoor learning equipment and training

Daughter of Bernie Wilson, school counsellor

Aug-21

July-25

Andy Dyer

Co-opted

 

Employed by Hamwic Education Trust (Chamberlayne College)

Mar-21

Feb-25

Anne Hendon-John

Ex-officio 

Co-Headteacher

 

 

Oct-15

-

Caitlin OsmanAssociate Member  Nov-22Nov-24

Gloria Burton

Associate Member

 

Staff Member

September 2022

RESIGND WEF 30/07/22

David Patchell

Associate Member

 

Staff member

 Jan 2018

 n/a

Tolga Martin

 

 

Staff member

 Jan 2018

RESIGNED WEF February 22

Ian Saynor

VICE CHAIR

 Foundation (SCLT)

 

Employed by EBP South which has an SLA with the school to provide careers services

Director of Southampton Co-operative Trust

Sep-19

RESIGNED WEF 08/11/22

Emily Loretto

  

 

Aug-21

RESIGNED WEF 05/11/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Governor Meeting Attendance

% of possible FGB or committee meetings attended (committee members only recorded)

 

Governor

2019-2020

2020-21 

Andrea Faustino

83%

100%

Ivan White

100%

90%

Ian Saynor

83%

92%

Clare Grant

78%

78%

Anne Hendon-John

100%

100%

Katie Handley-Potts

89%

78%

Chris Parsloe

100%

67%

Kasia Skapska

67%

67%

Tolga Martin

100%

50%

David Patchell

100%

83%

Emily Loretto

n/a

100%

Andy Dyern/a100%
Carley Sefton-Wilsonn/an/a
Chris Morleyn/a100%
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