Governing Body Structure

Our current structure of the Governing Body is shown below. You can find more details about each of the members of the board in the ‘Meet the Board’ section.

Co-opted Governors are people appointed by the board and who, in the opinion of the board, have the skills required to contribute to the effective governance and success of the school. GSHS has 6 Co-Opted Governors on the board.

Co-Opted Governors

Date Joined

Term of Office

Lead

Danielle Preston

Oct-17

Jan-18

Jan-22

Chair / Remuneration

John Morris

Jan-97

Sep-18

Sep-22

Vice-Chair

Michael Platt

Nov-13

Jan-18

Jan-22

Safeguarding

David McClelland

Dec-15

Dec-19

Dec-23

 

Jude Ankers

Jun-13

Jan-18

Jan-22

SEND

Stuart Ryder

Sep-16

Sep-20

Sep-24

 


Parent Governors are elected by the parents of all students who are registered at the school. When a vacancy occurs, parents are informed by a letter from the Headteacher and nominations are invited. GSHS has 2 Parent Governors on the board.

 

Parent Governors

Date Joined

Term of Office

Lead

Malcolm McIntosh

Jan-19

Mar-19

Mar-22

 

Caroline Aspey

Jan-19

Mar-19

Mar-22

 


Staff Governors are elected by their fellow members of staff with the Headteacher also being a governor. GSHS has 2 Staff Governors on the board.
 

Staff Governors

Date Joined

Term of Office

John Shannon (Headteacher)

 Sep-19

 Sep-19

Kieran Doyle

Nov-20

Nov-20

Nov-24

 

School Improvement Plan

 

HIVE Objectives (School Improvement Plan)

Link Governors

Teaching & Learning

Full Governing Body

Leadership

Full Governing Body

Student Support

Michael Platt / Jude Ankers

Curriculum

Full Governing Body

Personal Development

Stuart Ryder / John Morris / Malcolm McIntosh/ / Jude Ankers

Attitude & Behaviour

Michael Platt / Malcolm McIntosh / Kieran Doyle