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HILLBOROUGH

JUNIOR SCHOOL

Governors

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The Governors in partnership with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team of the school are responsible to the Local Education Authority for all aspects of school life.

It includes representatives of the L.E.A., parents, teachers and co-opted members from the local community.

The Parent Governors are selected by parental ballot and are pleased to avail themselves to you if you wish to consult them.
The Full Governing Body meet at least once a term and committees meet on a regular basis to address a wide range of issues. These include; Curriculum, Business and Finance; School Premises and Personnel (Business and Finance have been combined to form Operations).

Governor Responsibility

Literacy and R.E.Ruth Deacon 
NumeracyJulie Darmody
ICTMark Cottrell
EMAS, PHSE and Looked after childrenJacqui Burnett
SENMark Cottrell
ScienceMuhammad Shaheen
Health and SafetyCarol Hughes
Child Protection and Safer RecuitmentRobin Cowan
Pupil PremiumAmanda Kilpatrick
Teaching SchoolRobin Cowan and Jacqui Burnett
Shire Executive CommitteeRuth Deacon

For further information please contact Michelle O'Driscoll via the school office or by email

The Governing Body consists of the following members

Chair of Governors Mr Robin Cowan 10.11.2015 – 07.09.2019
Vice ChairCllr Jacqui Burnett10.11.2015 – 31.08.2018
Co-OptedMrs Ruth Deacon08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mr Leon Varnals08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mrs Raghad Abdul-Karim08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mr Robin Cowan08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mrs Carol Hughes08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mr Mark Cottrell08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mrs Julie Darmody08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Mrs Linda Farrelly08.09.2015 – 07.09.2019
Local-AuthorityCllr Jacqui Burnett01.09.2014 – 31.08.2018
StaffMrs Morag Howes22.10.2012 – 07.11.2020
ParentMr Muhammed Shaheen02.07.2014 – 01.07.2018
Mrs Amanda Kilpatrick13.10.2014 – 12.10.2018
HeadteacherMr John Williams 
ClerkMrs Michelle O'Driscollfrom 01.09.2014

Performance Management

Chair Carol Hughes 
ViceRobin Cowan, Jacqui Burnnett
Staff/Pupil DisciplinaryCarol Hughes and Leon Varnals
Staff Disciplinary Appeal CommitteeTo be appointed as and when necessary
Different Governors from Staff/Pupil Disciplianry Committee

Governing Body Attendance

2015/16

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS22.09.1519.01.1619.04.16
PREMISESCllr J Burnett
Mrs C Hughes
Mrs L Farrelly
Mr J Williams✘(Deputised)

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS22.09.1526.01.1626.04.16
CURRICULUM/ICTCllr J Burnett
Mr M Shaheen
Mr M Cottrell
Mrs R Deacon
Mrs R Abdul-Karim
Mr J Williams

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS07.10.1503.02.1618.05.16
OPERATIONSMr R Cowan 
Mrs R Deacon 
Mrs C Hughes 
Mr J Williams✘(Deputised)

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS07.10.1503.02.1618.05.16
FULL GOVERNORSMr R Cowan
Cllr J Burnett
Mrs C Hughes
Mrs R Deacon
Mr L Varnals
Mrs Howes
Mrs L Farrelly
Mr M Cotrell
Mr M Shaheen
Mrs R Abdul-Karim
Mrs A Kilpatrick
Mrs J Darmody
Mr Williams

2016/17

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS19.09.1617.01.1725.04.17
PREMISESCllr J Burnett
Mrs C Hughes
Mrs L Farrelly
Mr J Williams

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS27.09.1624.01.1702.05.17
CURRICULUM/ICTCllr J Burnett
Mr M Shaheen
Mr M Cottrell
Mrs R Deacon
Mrs R Abdul-Karim
Mrs A Kilpatrick 
Mr J Williams

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS10.10.1601.02.1717.05.17
OPERATIONSMr R Cowan
Mrs R Deacon
Mrs C Hughes
Mr J Williams
Mr D Bradshaw (wef 1/1/17)  

  ATTENDANCE
CommitteeMEMBERS08.11.1607.03.1713.06.17
FULL GOVERNORSMr R Cowan 
Cllr J Burnett 
Mrs C Hughes 
Mrs R Deacon 
Mr L Varnals 
Mrs Howes 
Mrs L Farrelly 
Mr M Cotrell 
Mr M Shaheen 
Mrs R Abdul-Karim 
Mrs A Kilpatrick
Mrs J Darmody 
Mr J Williams 
Mr D Bradshaw (wef 1/1/17)  

All governors over last 12 month period

Governor Name (& date current term of office started)Type of Governor (if FOU, state appointing body)Chair (CH), Vice Chair (VC), or Chair of Committee (state committee)Membership of committees (state which committee)Connections to Staff -
Yes or No

If Yes, who and how.
Term of Office End Date (& reason for leaving if no longer current governor)Other Governor Posts held.

Name of educational establishment and governor type
Business Interests declared.

Yes or No

If yes please state
Mr Robin Cowan
08.09.2015
Co-optedChair of Governors, Vice-Chair – Performance Management, Vice-Chair – Pay committeeOperations, Performance Management, Pay committeeNo07.09.2019Farley Junior School,

Co-opted
No
Cllr Jacqui Burnett
01.09.2014
Local AuthorityVice-Chair of Governors

Vice-Chair -Premises
Premises, Curriculum/ICT, Performance Management, Pay committeeNo31.08.2018 Yes
Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue
Trustee - African Caribbean Community Development Forum Ltd
Member - Association of Accounting Technicians, Chartered Management Institute, Executive Mamber at Luton Borough Council - Portfolio, People and Place, Unison
Mrs Ruth Deacon
08.09.2015
Co-optedChair - OperationsOperations, Curriculum/ICTYes – Teacher, son07.09.2019NoNo
Mrs Carol Hughes
08.09.2015
Co-optedChair –Premises, Vice-Chair – Operations, Chair – Performance Management, Chair – Pay CommitteePremises, Operations, Performance Management, Staff/Pupil Disciplinary, Pay committeeNo07.09.2019NoNo
Mr Leon Varnals
08.09.2015
Co-opted Staff/Pupil DisciplinaryNo07.09.2019NoNo
Mrs Raghad-Abdul Karim
08.09.2015
Co-opted Curriculum/ICTNo07.09.2019NoNo
Mr Muhammad Shaheen
02.07.2014
ParentVice-Chair – Curriculum/ ICTCurriculum/ICTNo01.07.2018NoNHS Trust
Mr Mark Cottrell
08.09.2015
Co-optedChair – Curriculum/ ICTCurriculum/ICTNo07.09.2019NoNo
Mrs Julie Darmody
08.09.2015
Co-opted  No07.09.2019NoShire - ITT Training Manager
Mrs Linda Farrelly
08.09.2015
Co-opted PremisesNo07.09.2019NoNo
Mrs Amanda Kilpatrick
13.10.2014
Parent Curriculum/ICTNo12.10.2018NoNo
Mrs Morag Howes
08.11.2016
Staff  No07.11.2020NoNo
Mr John WilliamsExecutive Head Premises, Curriculum/ICT, Operations, Perrformance Management, Pay Committee, Staff/Pupil DisciplinaryYes – Website Manager, sonn/aChurch Governor Sponsor - All Saints Academy, DunstableN.A.H.T.
Chief Executive Officer Shire
Chair of Luton S.A.C.R.E.
National Leader in Education
School Improvement partner - Beechwood Primary
Head of a national support school
Mr David BradshawHead of School (Jan 2016) Premises, Curriculum/ICT, Operations, Perrformance Management, Pay Committee, Staff/Pupil DisciplinaryYes - Teacher wifen/a