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Governance

School Governors

The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring Fulston Manor School provides high quality learning and teaching in a supportive and caring environment, to develop the potential of each student. It's responsibilities are to monitor and promote to the highest standard the following: 

  • Progress and achievement for all students at Fulston Manor School
  • Quality of teaching and learning at Fulston Manor School
  • Behaviour and safety within Fulston Manor School and, where practicable, the local area
  • Quality of leadership and management of Fulston Manor School

Additionally, the Governing Body is responsible for: 

  • Meeting all statutory requirements in relation to both staff, as an employer and students
  • Promoting the spiritual moral and cultural development of students
  • Ensuring equality for all including those with Special Educational Needs and disability

The Governing Body operates as a whole team meeting without separate committees.

Details of all governors are listed below together with additional governance information. 

Fulston Manor School Governing Body for the Academic Year 2022/23

Mr Mark Gilbert - Chair of Governors 

Name of Governor Mr Mark Gilbert
Category/appointing body Community Governor appointed by FMAT (Previously Parent Governor appointed by parent election) and Trustee of FMAT
Date of original appointment 26th April 2017
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated) 9th September 2020 - 8th September 2024

Current employment

Kent Community Health, NHS Foundation Trust

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

Trustee of FMAT

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 5/5

Mr Michael Hall - Vice Chair of Governors

 

Name of Governor

 Mr Michael Hall 

Category/appointing body

Parent Governor

Date of original appointment

9th December 2020

Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

9th December 2020 - 8th December 2024

Current employment

Ministry of Defence 

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

 Daughter a student at Fulston Manor School

Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions

None

Number of meetings attended in the last academic year

2/5

 

Susie Burden

Name of Governor Mrs Susie Burden
Category/appointing body

Executive Headteacher and Trustee appointed by FMAT (ex-officio)

Date of original appointment 1st September 2019
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated) Ongoing

Current employment

Executive Headteacher

Accounting Officer for FMAT

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

EKLA

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

 

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 5/5

Mr Mark Dunt

Name of Governor Mr Mark Dunt
Category/appointing body Staff Governor (teaching) appointed by FMS staff 
Date of original appointment 18th October 2019
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated) 18th October 2019 - 17th October 2023

Current employment

Fulston Manor School

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

Staff representative of NASUWT and member of that Union

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 3/5

Mrs Maria Gash

Name of Governor Mrs Maria Gash
Category/appointing body Committee Member appointed by FMAT
Date of original appointment  
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated) Ongoing

Current employment

Fulston Manor School - Deputy Headteacher 

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 3/5

Miss Makayla Mundle

 

Name of Governor

 Miss Makayla Mundle

Category/appointing body

Community Governor appointed by FMAT

Date of original appointment

9th December 2020

Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

9th December 2020 - 8th December 2024

Current employment

Head of EDI at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

 

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

 

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None

Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions

None

Number of meetings attended in the last academic year

0/5

 

Ms Kayleigh Avery

 

Name of Governor

Ms Kayleigh Avery

Category/appointing body

Community Governor appointed by FMAT

Date of original appointment

27th April 2022

Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

27th April 2022 - 26th April 2026

Current employment

Salvation Army International HQ - Head of HR

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

 None

Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions

None

Number of meetings attended in the last academic year

2/2

 

Mrs Frederique Lane

 

Name of Governor

Mrs Frederique Lane

Category/appointing body

Co-opted governor

Date of original appointment 23rd November 2022
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

23rd November 2022 - 22nd November 2026

Current employment

Kent County Council

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year N/A

 

Dr Nader Sabouni 

 

Name of Governor

Dr Nader Sabouni 

Category/appointing body

Parent Governor - elected by parents/carers 

Date of original appointment 6th January 2023 
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

6th January 2023 - 5th January 2027

Current employment

TBC

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

TBC

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

TBC

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

TBC

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

TBC

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

TBC

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

TBC

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

TBC
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions TBC
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year N/A

 

Mrs Olga Cole - Officed Not Renewed 

 

Name of Governor Mrs Olga Cole
Category/appointing body Community Governor appointed by FMAT
Date of original appointment 23rd January 2019
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

23rd January 2019 - 22nd January 2023 

End of term - resignation 

Current employment

Swale Borough Council

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 4/5

 

Ms Natalie Davies - Office Not Renewed

 

Name of Governor Ms Natalie Davies
Category/appointing body Community Governor and Trustee appointed by FMAT
Date of original appointment 1st September 2018
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

1st September 2018 - 31st August 2022 

Office not renewed on 31/08/22

Current employment

Director of Corporate Services, Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

Acting Chief of Staff, Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group/Integrated Care System

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

Arden Theatre Group 

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 5/5
   

Mr Paul Beckham - Term Ended

 

Name of Governor Mr Paul Beckham
Category/appointing body Parent Governor appointed by parent election
Date of original appointment 3rd December 2018
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

3rd December 2018 - 2nd December 2022

End of term 02/12/2022

Current employment

N/A

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions  
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 2/5

 

Mrs Karen Forder - Resigned

 

Name of Governor Mrs Karen Forder
Category/appointing body Staff Governor (non-teaching)
Date of original appointment 22nd September 2020
Service Term (4 years unless otherwise stated)

22nd September 2022 - 21st September 2024

Resigned on 23/11/22

Current employment

Pastoral Assistant at Fulston Manor School

Businesses (of which I am a partner or sole proprietor)

None

Company directorships – details of all companies of which I am a director

None

Charity trusteeships – details of all companies of which I am a trustee

None

Membership of professional bodies, membership organisations, public bodies or special interest groups of which I am a member and have a position of general control or management

None

Gifts or hospitality offered to you by external bodies while acting in your position as a governor/trustee and whether this was declined or accepted in the last 12 months

None

Contracts offered by you for the supply of goods and/or services to the trust/school

None

Any other conflict including personal interests of immediate family or close connections to governor/trustee or Company directorships or trusteeships of family/close connection to governor/trustee

None
Pecuniary interests including governance roles in other educational institutions None
Number of meetings attended in the last academic year 3/5

 

If you would like to contact any of our Governors please contact, Mrs Michelle Smith, Governance Professional, by e-mail at: [email protected]