Governing body

The Governing Body ensures that Marshfields School provides high-quality teaching and learning in a supportive and caring environment to enable each of our students to develop to their full potential.

In carrying out our responsibilities we monitor and promote to the highest standard the following:

  • Student outcomes;
  • The quality of education;
  • Personal development;
  • Behaviour and attitudes;
  • Leadership and management of the School.

We also ensure that the School:

  • Meets all statutory requirements applicable to staff and students including ensuring the financial health of the school;
  • Meets all statutory requirements for safeguarding;
  • Promoting Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural as well as British Values;
  • Ensuring equality for all.

Members of the Governing Body carry out their duties by making fact-finding and monitoring school visits and by attending school events and up to three of the following committees:

  • Full Governor Committee
  • Resources Committee
  • Curriculum and Students Committee

If you wish to contact the Governing Body please email Isabelclark@marshfields-sch.co.uk

Structure of Governing Body
The Governing body is organised into subcommittees that focus on specific areas of the school with a defined remit. They meet three times a year and all outcomes are fed back as part of each full governor meeting. The structure of these committees for 2019 – 2020 at September 2019 is:

Staff Discipline Panel
Jo Johnson
John Mason
Elaine Orton

Staff Discipline Appeal Panel
Isabel Clark
Sarah Seccombe
John Mason

Head Teachers Performance Review Panel
Elaine Orton
John Mason
Isabel Clark

Pay Review Committee
Isabel Clark
Jo Johnson
John Mason

Pay Review Appeals Committee
Isabel Clark
Elaine Orton
Veronica Raby

The Governing Body Membership for 2019-20 is:

NameType of GovernorDate AppointedExpiration of AppointmentMembership of Committees
Isabel Clark, ChairCo-opted09-1720-09-21Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
John Mason
Chair: Resources
Co-opted22-03-1821-03-22Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
Elaine Orton, Vice Chair.
Chair: Curriculum and Students
Co-opted01-09-1431-08-22Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
Jo Johnson (Chair HR)Local Authority Representative01-12-1530-11-19Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
Simon Kaye
(Community Governor, Safeguarding)
Co-Opted01-12-1706-12-21Full
Curriculum and Students
Amanda Anderson Staff Representative21-09-1720-09-21Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
Sarah SeccombeCo-opted21-09-1720-09-21Full
Curriculum and Students
Debbie HastingsParent Governor01-09-1631-12-20Full
Curriculum and Students
Abdul ChoudhuriParent/Carer Governor01-09-1631-12-20Full
Resources
Veronica RabyCo-Opted21-09-1720-09-21Full
Resources
Curriculum and Students
Debbie Drane (Assistant Head)Associate21-09-1720-09-21Full
Curriculum and Students
Ian Graham-Wells (Deputy Head)Associate01-05-1901-05-22Full
Curriculum and Students