Governors

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. Foundation Governors are co-opted by the Foundation body if applicable. Co-opted Governors are nominated through the Governing Body, The LA Governor is nominated by the Governing Body for approval by the LA.  Associate members are nominated by the Governing Body.

Governor name:

Category & appointing a 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

2019-20

(The Worshipful Mayor of Maidstone)

Foundation Governor

(Ex Officio)

N/A

N/A

Annual

May to April

(annually)

Mayor of Maidstone

None

None

N/A:

 

 

 

 

 

Mr John Clayton

Foundation Governor

(appointed by the Old Maidstonian Society)

Vice Chair of Staff and Student Welfare Committee

Staff & Student Welfare

01/09/18

31/08/22

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:

 

 

 

Mrs Linda Glenister

LA Governor

Vice Chair of Curriculum & Development Committee

Curriculum & Development

07/02/18

06/02/22

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

None

None

FGB:

 

 

 

Mr Carlos Zaccarini

Staff

N/A

Curriculum & Development

16/11/15

15/11/19

None

None

None

FGB:

 

 

 

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:

 

 

 

Ms Helen Cook

Parent

N/A

Curriculum & Development

17/12/18

16/12/22

 

 

 

FGB:

 

 

 

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:

 

Mrs Ceri Norey

Parent

N/A

Staff & Student Welfare

17/12/18

16/12/22

 

 

 

FGB:

Mr Zhun Yu

Parent

N/A

Curriculum & Development

17/12/18

16/12/22

 

 

 

FGB:

Mr Paul Burbidge

Co-opted

N/A

Finance, Premises & Personnel

26/11/18

25/11/22

Solicitor; Partner,

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

None

None

FGB:

 

 

 

 

Mrs Lindsey Evans

Co-opted

N/A

Curriculum & Development

26/11/18

25/11/22

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

 

None

None

FGB:

 

 

Mr John Hoadly

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Governors.

 

Chair of Finance, Premises & Personnel Committee

Finance, Premises & Personnel

 

 

26/11/18

25/11/22

Trustee of Maidstone Grammar School Development Fund 

NED, trustee, Chair of Bioregional Development Group, a registered charity 

NED of Bioregional Homes, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bioregional Development Group 

 

 

FGB:

 

Mr Simon Hulme

Co-opted

Vice Chair of Finance, Premises & Personnel Committee

Finance, Premises & Personnel

14/11/17

13/11/21

Parish Councillor for Hollingbourne

None

None

FGB:

 

 

Mrs Norma Lynch

Co-opted (Staff)

N/A

Staff & Student Welfare

27/09/16

26/09/20

None

None

None

FGB:

 

Mr Mark Rolfe

Co-opted

Chair of Governors

Finance, Premises & Personnel

 

 

26/11/18

25/11/22

Trustee of MGS Development Fund

None

None

FGB:

 

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