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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 - Co-opted)

Ivan White (Vice Chair - Local Authority)

Clare Grant (Co-opted)

Anne Hendon-John (Head Teacher)

Ian Saynor (Co-opted)

Katie Handley-Potts (Staff)

Genevieve McCarthy (Co-opted)

David Patchell (Associate)

Tolga Martin (Associate)

Christine Parsloe (Parent)

Kasia Skapska (Parent)

 

                                                                       

FINANCE & RESOURCES

 

Chair: Ivan White

 

Anne Hendon-John,

Ian Saynor

 School Business Manager

+1 governor tba

 

 

CURRICULUM & STANDARDS

 

Chair: Ben Penfold

 

Genevieve McCarthy, Clare Grant, Katie Handley-Potts, Kasia Skapska, Christine Parsloe

 

 

Link Governor roles:

Safeguarding – Clare Grant

Looked After Children - Clare Grant

Health & Safety – Ian Saynor

Curriculum – Genevieve McCarthy

Online Presence – David Patchell

Finance/PPG - Ivan White

Careers - Ian Saynor

Name

Category

Body

Term of Office

Committees

Responsibilities

Voting Rights

Business Interests & Pecuniary Interests

Governor at other schools

Ms Georgina Coe (stepped down July 2019)

 

Co-opted

SCC

October 2015

Curriculum & Standards

Chair of Governors from October 2017

Yes

Education Staffing Employment

No

Mr Ivan White

Co-opted

SCC

October 2015

Finance & Resources

Vice Chair of Governors

Chair of Finance & Resources Committee

Yes

none

No

Mrs Anne Hendon John

 

Head

SCC

October 2015

Finance & Resources

Head

Yes

none

No

Genevieve McCarthy

 

Co-opted

SCC

October 2017

Curriculum & Standards

Lead Governor for English

Yes

Education Staffing Employment

No

Jessica Long (left April 2018)

 

Staff

SCC

October 2015

Curriculum & Standards

Staff

Representative

Yes

none

No

Clare Grant

 

Co-opted

SCC

October 2015

Curriculum & Standards

Safeguarding Lead

Link governor for Looked After Children

Yes

Related to a Peer Mentor at the school

Yes

Chloe Foster

(Stepped down June 2019)

Staff SCC September 2018 Curriculum & Standards Staff Representative Yes none No
Ian Saynor Coopted SCC September 2018 Finance & Resources

Careers Link Governor

Finance & PPG Link Governor

Yes Business has SLA with school for delivery of work experience and CEIAG Support No
Christine Parsloe Parent SCC November 2018 Curriculum & Standards   Yes   No
Kasia Skapska Parent SCC February 2019 Curriculum & Standards   Yes    
David Patchell Associate SCC     Online Presence Link Governor No Staff member No
Tolga Martin Associate SCC       No Staff member No

Liz Irving

Clerk

SCC

February 2018

n/a

Clerk

No

None

No

Andrea Faustino Coopted SCC July 2019   Chair of Governors from July 2017 Yes None No

Governor Meeting Attendance

Full Governing Body Meetings

X = PRESENT

A = ABSENT WITH APOLOGIES

O = ABSENT

AA = Autumn 

SP = Spring

SM = Summer

 

2019/2020

  A-A   A-B     SP-A     SP-B     SM-A     SM-B    
  FGB FR FGB FR CS FGB FR CS FGB FR CS FGB FR CS FGB FR CS
Andrea Faustino   -                              
Ivan White   X                              
Anne Hendon-John   X                              
Christine Parsloe   -                              
Kasia Skapska   -                              
Clare Grant   -                              
Genevieve McCarthy A -                              
Ian Saynor   X                              
Katie Handley-Potts   -                              
Tolga Martin   -                              
David Patchell   -                              
Liz Irving (Clerk)   X                              

 

2017/2019

 

  Autumn 2017a Autumn 2017b Spring 2018a Spring 2018b Summer 2018a Summer 2018b Autumn 2018a Autumn 2018b Spring 2019a Spring 2019b Summer 2019a Summer 2019b
Andrea Faustino - - - - - - - - - - X X
Ivan White   X         X X X X X X
Anne Hendon-John   X       X X X X X X X
Katie Handley Potts - - - - - - - - - - - x
Genevieve McCarthy   X       X X X   X A A
Clare Grant             X   X X A O
Ian Saynor   N/A       X X X X X X X
Chloe Foster   N/A       X X X   X - -
Tolga Martin   X       X X X X X X X
David Patchell   no Skype       X X X X X A X
Jonty Archbald   X       X - - - - - -
Jess Foster       - - - - - - - -  
Christine Parsloe               X X X O X
Kasia Skapska                 X X A O

X denotes attendance

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