Our Governors

Minutes of Governor Meetings are available from the school office on request

Contact Details for Chair of Governors:

Post: School Office – Envelope marked: FAO – Chair of Governors.

Email: Dmason1@bucksgfl.org.uk

 

The Governors:

Mr David Mason
Chair of Governors and Chair of Strategic Committee, Safeguarding Governor

Personal interests: Enjoy outdoor activities, technology and how organisations manage change.

Relevant Business Interests: Employed within the finance services..

Other educational establishments governed: No other Governing roles. Chair of Chesham and Amersham Communities Academy initiative (2017/18).

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: Work for Financial services, currently contracting at Lloyd’s Bank (school supplier of banking services).

 

Mrs Julia Antrobus
Headteacher

 

Mr Bart Van Kuijk 
Deputy Chair and Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee, SEN & PPG Governor

Personal interests: Family time and travel

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest:  None

 

Mrs Caroline Woolnough
Chair of Resources

Personal interests: Enjoy the outdoors and socialising

Relevant Business Interests: Self Employed running infant aged music classes

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: Business could offer services to school and school aged children.

 

Mr Tom Horigan
Chair of Behaviour, Health and Safety Committee

Personal interests: Enjoy cooking, traveling and writing.

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: None

 

Mr Stephen Flynn 
PE Governor

Personal interests: Football, cycling, reading and royal history.

Relevant Business Interests: Employed by a global technology company – Xerox.  Xerox is a supplier of Crown Commercial Services and as such schools have access to purchase via frameworks.

Other educational establishments governed: None.

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None.

Declarations of interest: Spouse, Claire Flynn works as Assistant Head at Ivingswood Academy – part of the White Hill Schools Trust.

 

Mr Tony Hooper
Staff Governor, Maths Governor

Personal interests: Play badminton and interested in photography

Relevant Business Interests: Provide tutoring for Key stage 1 and Key stage 2 children outside of school.

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff: Married to Kathryn Hooper (Teaching assistant at Newtown School)

Declarations of interest: On occasions if I am approached by parents / guardians I may tutor children who attend or have attended Newtown School.

 

Mr Desmond Royle
Parent Governor, English Governor

Personal interests: military history. Skiing. Motorbikes. Travel.

Relevant Business Interests: Employed by an Oil company in the IT area.

Other educational establishments governed: None.

Relationships with staff: None.

Declarations of interest: None.

 

Mrs Jenny White
Development Governor

Chair of Governors and Chair of Strategic Committee, Safeguarding Governor

Personal interests: Enjoy spending time with the grandchildren.

Relevant Business Interests: None

Other educational establishments governed: None

Relationships with staff (ie. Spouse/partner/relative of staff member): None

Declarations of interest: None

 

Rev. Roger Welch
Early Years and Equalities Governor

Personal interests: Retired Minister – ongoing involvement in church ministry, theological education, organisational governance. Reading, walking, travel, golf.

Relevant Business Interests: None.

Other educational establishments governed: None.

Relationships with staff: None.

Declarations of interest: Roger’s daughter, Rebekah Yerby is an occasional supplier of services to the School as R Yerby (Psychology) Ltd.

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