Governors

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Maidstone Grammar School Governors​

All Governors are elected for a term of 4 years.  Parent Governors are elected by the parent body, Staff Governors are elected by the staff body.

Governor name:

Category & appointing body

Position(s) held

Committee

Date of Appt

Term of Office expiry

Business/Pecuniary Interests:

Governance roles in other schools

Relationships between governors or school staff

Attendance 2016-17

Cllr Malcolm Greer (The Worshipful Mayor of Maidstone)

Foundation Governor

(Ex Officio)

N/A

N/A

Annual

May to April

(annually)

Mayor of Maidstone

None

None

FGB:

50%

 

 

 

 

Mr John Clayton

Foundation Governor

(appointed by the Old Maidstonian Society)

Vice Chair of Staff and Student Welfare Committee

Staff & Student Welfare

01/09/14

31/08/18

Chief Executive of the County’s Deaf Charity – Hi Kent; member of the Old Maidstonian Society, Vice-Chair of the Old Maidstonian Society Committee

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

 

Mrs Linda Glenister

LA Governor

Vice Chair of Curriculum & Development Committee

Curriculum & Development

07/02/14

06/02/18

Sole shareholder of HMT Care Ltd (runs residential home for people with Huntington’s disease.

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

 

Mr Carlos Zaccarini

Staff

N/A

Curriculum & Development

16/11/2015

15/11/2019

None

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

 

Mr Mark Tomkins

Headmaster

Ex Officio

N/A

Finance, Premises & Personnel

N/A

N/A

Trustee of Maidstone Grammar School Development Fund and Parents’ Association Charities

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

 

Mr Stephen Beck

Parent

N/A

Curriculum & Development

13/11/14

12/11/18

Managing Director  – Whitehead Monckton Limited

Solicitor

Trustee of Maidstone Grammar School Development Fund

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

 

Mr Mike Bor

Parent

Chair of Curriculum & Development Committee

Curriculum & Development

13/11/14

12/11/18

Industry Consultant and Non-Executive Director

None

None

FGB:

75%

 

 

Mrs Pauline Coppard

Parent

N/A

Staff & Student Welfare

29/04/16

28/04/20

Trustee of MGS Parents’ Association and Director and Shareholder in P17 Limited Company (Consultancy Services)

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

Mrs Nicky Wheeler

Parent

Chair of Staff and Student Welfare Committee

Staff & Student Welfare

13/11/14

12/11/18

None

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

Mr Paul Burbidge

Co-opted

N/A

Finance, Premises & Personnel

26/11/14

25/11/18

Solicitor; Partner,

Head of Commercial, Gullands, Maidstone. Chair of Trustees of The Switch Café, Maidstone

None

None

FGB:

50%

 

 

 

Mrs Norma Lynch

Co-opted (Staff)

N/A

Staff & Student Welfare

27/09/16

26/09/20

None

None

None

FGB:

100%

Mrs Lindsey Evans

Co-opted

N/A

Curriculum & Development

26/11/14

25/11/18

Director & Shareholder (with spouse) of Gravitts Enterprises Ltd.

 

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

Mr John Hoadly

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Governors.

 

Chair of Finance, Premises & Personnel Committee

Finance, Premises & Personnel

 

Staff & Student Welfare

26/11/14

25/11/18

Chair of KULB Federation (comprising Kingswood Primary School, Ulcombe CE Primary School and Leeds and Broomfield CE Primary School.

Trustee of Maidstone Grammar School Development Fund

NED, trustee, Vice-Chair and Treasurer of Bioregional Development Group, a registered charity

 

 

FGB:

100%

 

Mr Mark Rolfe

Co-opted

Chair of Governors

Finance, Premises & Personnel

 

 

26/11/14

25/11/18

Trustee of Maidstone Grammar School Development Fund & Trustee of Malling District Scouts

None

None

FGB:

100%

 

Mr Simon Hulme

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Finance, Premises & Personnel Committee

Finance, Premises & Personnel

15/11/13

14/11/17

Parish Councillor for Hollingbourne

None

None

FGB:

75%

 

 

Mr Paul Smith

Co-opted

N/A

Curriculum & Development

01/09/17

31/08/21

None

None

None

FGB:

N/A

 

Mrs Heather Cook

Associate Member

SLT member

Finance, Premises & Personnel

N/A

N/A

School Bursar

None

None

FGB:

N/A

 

Mrs Jools Sewell

Associate Member

SLT member

Staff & Student Welfare

N/A

N/A

Deputy Head of Maidstone Grammar School

None

None

FGB:

N/A

 

Mr Robbie Ferguson

Associate Member

SLT member

Curriculum & Development

N/A

N/A

Deputy Head of Maidstone Grammar School

None

None

FGB:

N/A

 

Mrs  Denise Friend

Clerk

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

None

None

Spouse works at Maidstone Grammar School

N/A

CLERK TO THE GOVERNORS

HEADMASTER

Mrs Denise Friend

Mr Mark Tomkins