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  • Handel Terrace, Southampton, SO15 2FH
  • Email: Miss Davina Yates on info@polygon.southampton.sch.uk
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  • Chair of Governors: Andrea Faustino

Meet the Governors

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)

Ian Saynor (Vice-Chair - Foundation)

Andy Dyer (Co-opted)

Akash Puranik (Co-opted)

Vacancy (Co-opted)

Vacancy (Co-opted)

Anne Hendon-John (Head Teacher)

Carley Sefton-Wilson (Local Authority)

Chris Morley (Staff)

Lewis Gundry (Parent)

Vacancy (Parent)

David Patchell (Associate)

Gloria Burton (Associate)

 

                                                                       

FINANCE & RESOURCES

 

Chair: Ian Saynor

Andy Dyer

Carley Sefton-Wilson

Anne Hendon-John

Davina Yates, School Business Manager

 

CURRICULUM & STANDARDS 

 

Chair: Akash Puranik

Lewis Gundry

Ben Penfold

Chris Morley

 

Link Governors

(S) – Statutory roles

 

Safeguarding & Looked After Children (S)

Carley Sefton-Wilson

SEN (S)

Carley Sefton-Wilson

Careers (S)

Ian Saynor

Health & Safety

Ian Saynor

Maths

TBC

English

TBC

PSHE

TBC

Online Presence

David Patchell

Finance/PPG

TBC

Staff Wellbeing

Andrea Faustino

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

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

Sep-23

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

Aug-21

July-25

Andy Dyer

Co-opted

 

Employed by Hamwic Education Trust (Chamberlayne College)

Mar-21

Feb-25

Anne Hendon-John

Head/ex-officio

 

 Director of Southampton Co-operative Learning Trust

Oct-15

-

Gloria Burton

Associate Member

 

Staff Member

September 2022

n/1

David Patchell

Associate Member

 

Staff member

 Jan 2018

 n/a

Tolga Martin

 

 

Staff member

 Jan 2018

RESIGNED WEF February 22

Clare Grant

 

 

Solent Mind, provider of Mental Health Services, including mental health education services

Member of Ludlow Junior School Academy Trust

Oct-15

Oct-19

 

 

 

 

Ext Oct 19

RESIGNED WEF 23 July-21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katie Handley-Potts

 

 

 

Jul-19

RESIGNED WEF 23 July-21

Kasia Skaspka

 

 

 

Feb-19

RESIGNED WEF 23 July-21

Ivan White

Vice Chair

 

 Trustee of Autism Hampshire

Oct-15

Oct-19

 

 

 

 

Ext Oct 19

Oct-23

RESIGNED WEF 27/05/21

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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