Governor Information

Board Attendance at Meetings 1.9.18-31.8.19

Full Names Date of Appointment Term of Office Board Member Type Date stepped down (if applicable) Attendance record at meetings:
PFT Full Board Meetings 1.9.18-31.8.19
Justin Smith 18.10.13 Ongoing CEO 31.12.18 0 out of a possible 1
William Harwood 18.10.13 4 years Member and Chair of the Board 5 out of a possible 5
Branwen Bingle 28.3.18 2 years Trustee 31.8.19 3 out of a possible 5
Sandra Connington 4.11.16 2 years Trustee 3 out of a possible 5
Steve Rumbles 23.3.16 2 years Trustee 1 out of a possible 5
Andrew Spearman 10.12.14 4 years Member and Trustee 5 out of a possible 5
Paul Stingmore 28.3.18 2 years Trustee 5 out of a possible 5
           
 Past Trustees          
Chris Foster 18.10.13 4 years Board Trustee 13.12.17 N/A
Adelle Martin 23.3.16 2 years Board Director 4.9.17 N/A
Martin Wallbridge 18.10.13 4 years Member and Trustee 20.7.16 (as Trustee) N/A
Steven Ristow 18.10.13 4 years Member and Trustee 9.12.15 (as Trustee) N/A

Business and Pecuniary Interests 2019-20

Full Names Date of Appointment Board Member Type Relevant Business & Pecuniary interests inc. governance roles in other education institutions
William Harwood 18.10.13 Member and Chair of the Board None Declared
Andrew Spearman 10.12.14 Member and Trustee School Governor – Harris Federation
Steve Rumbles 23.3.16 Trustee Managing Director – Rumbles Pension Services Limited
Sandra Connington 4.11.16 Trustee Owner/Director – Sandra Connington Ltd Chair of Governors – Somers Heath Primary School Chair of Governors – Bonnygate Primary School
Paul Stingmore 28.3.18 Trustee Owner – 10242 Ltd Management Consultancy
Martin Wallbridge 18.10.13 Member None Declared
Steven Ristow 18.10.13 Member School Governor – Barnehurst Federation
Hannah Bayley 2.11.18 Member None Declared

As of 29.10.19

  1. Local Governing Body – Structure

Chair of Governors:                Mrs Linda Thomas
Vice Chair of Governors:       Mr Tony Peters

2. Structure for 2018-19

Governors were required to attend 3 Full Governing Body Meetings and 3 Standards and Resources meetings (6 in total)  

3. Structure for 2019-20

ALL Governors are now required to attend the four Governing Body meetings a year.  

4. Governing Body – Remit of members, business interests and meeting attendance

Full Names Date of Appointment (Term of Office 4 years) Governor Type Relevant Business & Pecuniary interests inc governance roles in other education institutions Date stepped down (if applicable) Attendance record at meetings for academic year 2018-2019*: Attendance record at meetings for academic year 2019/2020*:
Ms Ann-Marie Bolton 05/03/2019 Staff Governor Deputy Head Teacher at Lessness Heath N/A 2 of 2 2 of 2
Mrs Sheena Hamilton 01/01/2018 PFT Education Director PFT Education Director at other PFT SchoolsOne son works at another PFT school – MayplaceOne son works at another PFT school – Cuxton N/A N/A 1 of 1
Mrs Kelly Hannaghan 11/06/2018 Staff Governor None declared N/A 4 of 6 2 of 2
Mrs Stephanie Jones 25/03/2019 PFT Appointed None declared N/A 2 of 2 2 of 2
Mrs Michelle McAllister-Yates 25/03/2019 PFT Appointed None declared N/A 1 of 2 1 of 2
Mrs Kate O’Connor 01/09/2016 Head Teacher None declared N/A 6 of 6 2 of 2
Mr Tony Peters 08/01/2019 Parent / Vice Chair None declared N/A 4 of 6 1 of 2
Ms Jackie Piller 16/04/2018 PFT Appointed None declared N/A 6 of 6 2 of 2
Mrs Lauren Price 23/03/2016 PFT Appointed None declared N/A 6 of 6 2 of 2
Mrs Linda Thomas 20/07/2019 PFT Appointed / Chair of Governors None declared N/A 5 of 6 2 of 2
Past Governors            
Ms Annabelle Killick 16/11/2017 Parent Governor Resigned June 2019    
Ms Louise Shields 17/01/2018 Staff Governor Resigned Dec 2018    
Mrs Joanna Morris 19/10/2016 Parent Resigned Dec 2018    
Ms Claire Eskelson 01/12/2017 PFT Education Director Resigned Oct 2019    

Schools are expected to show a full record of all governors (current and past) across a 12-month period.

(*) The register of meetings above is based on all meetings each governor is required to attend from the start of each academic year (or when they joined the governing body), through to the end of the same academic year (or when they left the governing body).  This register of attendance was last updated in February 2020 (for academic year 2018-19).  This information will be updated again in September 2020 (for academic year 2019-20).

If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors, please address your letter to:

Mrs Linda Thomas (Chair of Governors)
c/o Governor Lead
The Primary First Trust
The White House
Clifton Marine Parade
Gravesend  DA11 0DY