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Kings Furlong Junior School

Growing and learning together

Governors

Governors are a group of volunteers who provide support and direction to the school. They are highly valued members of our school team.

 

The role of the Governing Body is to:

  • Set the aims and objectives for the school - including the policies and targets for achieving these
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress the school is making towards achieving the aims and objectives
  • Be a source of challenge and support to the headteacher

 

Our Governors

Frank Mudd

Chair of Governors - Co-opted

Responsibilities: Safeguarding, Health & Safety

Committees: Pay

Term of office: 4 years, end date: 11.07.2026

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Nil

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Appointed by: Governing Body

 

Elaine Spicer

Co-opted

Responsibilities: Safeguarding, Safer Recruitment, Attendance, HT PM Panel

Committees: Resources, Standards

Term of office: 4 years, end date: 15.12.2022

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Nil

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Appointed by: Governing Body

 

Paul Thurston

Co-opted

Responsibilities: Chair of Resources Committee, Health & Safety, Safer Recruitment, Pupil Premium

Committees: Resources, Pay

Term of office: 4 years, end date: 01.09.2023

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Nil

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Appointed by: Governing Body

 

Amanda Westaway

Head Teacher

Responsibilities: N/A

Committees: Resources, Standards

Term of office: N/A

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Head Teacher

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

 

Phillip Charles

Co-opted

Responsibilities: Pupil Premium

Committees: Resources, Pay

Term of office: 4 years, end date: 11.07.2026

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Nil

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Appointed by: LA

Brief synopsis: Associate Director at AECOM, with 20 years of sustainability and project management experience. Has responsibilities for chairing committees, developing budgets and programmes, technical and project management delivery.

 

Jennifer Kilford

Co-opted

Responsibilities: HT PM Panel, SEND, Dev & Training, Attendance

Committees: Standards

Term of office: 4 years, end date: 11.07.2026

Business, personal and pecuniary interests: Nil

Governance roles in other educational institutions: None

Appointed by: Governing Body

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