School Governors

The governing body of Forefield Junior School plays a crucial role in the life and work of our school. Governors make decisions about many aspects of the school, including the curriculum, staffing and finance. The governing body consists of members of staff and parents, as well as representatives from Sefton Education Authority and the local community.

Forefield Junior School Governing Body 2018/19 Headteacher: Mr Paul Swift
Chairperson: Dr C Breeze
Vice-Chairpersons: Mrs H Miles & Mr M Rigby
Clerk to the Governors: Mrs M Jones
Name Category Date Appointed Appointed by Term of
Office
Roles and Committees
Mr Paul Swift Head-teacher 01/09/2017 Governing Body N/A Headteacher
Dr Charles Breeze Co-opted 25/06/2015 Governing Body 4 Years Chair, Finance, Premises Health & Safety, Pay Review
Mrs Helene Miles Co-opted 20/03/2016 Governing Body 4 Years Vice Chair, Finance, Premises Health & Safety, Staffing (Chair), Pay Review Appeals
Cllr Janet Grace Local Authority 28/01/2017 Local Authority 4 Years Curriculum, Staffing, Pay Review Appeals
Miss Laura Cain Staff 01/01/2016 Staff Election 4 Years Curriculum, Staffing
Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Co-opted

01/01/2016

Governing Body 4 Years Finance, Premises Health & Safety, Staffing, Pay Review
Mrs Susan Hughes Co-opted 12/03/2018 Parent Election 4 Years Curriculum (Chair), Staffing, Pay Review
Mrs Beverley McGee Co-opted 25/06/2015 Governing Body 4 Years Curriculum, Finance, Premises Health & Safety
Mr Joseph Lambert Co-opted 01/09/2017 Governing Body 4 Years Finance, Premises Health & Safety, Pay Review Appeals
Mr Matthew Rigby Parent 18/06/2018 Parent Election 4 Years Finance, Premises Health & Safety (Chair), Pay Review
Mrs Victoria Ellis-Jones Parent 18/06/2018 Parent Election 4 Years Curriculum, Safeguarding Governor

Former Governors 2017/18

Name Category Date Appointed Appointed by Term of
Office
Stood Down
Mrs Alex Walker Parent 10/01/2013 Parent Election 4 Years 19/03/2018
Mrs Mary Stanley Co-opted 01/09/2007 Governing Body 4 Years 01/09/2018
Mrs Deborah Moore Co-opted 01/01/2000 Governing Body 4 Years 16/11/2017
Ms Joanne Henderson Parent 11/03/2013 Parent Election 4 Years 22/01/2018

Committees

Curriculum Finance, Premises, Health & Safety Staffing Pay Review
Chair
Mrs Susan Hughes
Chair
Mr Matthew Rigby
Chair
Mrs Helene Miles
Chair
Dr Charles Breeze
Miss Laura Cain Dr Charles Breeze Miss Laura Cain Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes
Cllr Janet Grace Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Mrs Susan Hughes
Mrs Beverley McGee Mrs Beverley McGee Cllr Janet Grace Mr Matthew Rigby
Mrs Victoria Ellis-Jones Mrs Helene Miles Mrs Susan Hughes Mr Paul Swift
Mr Paul Swift Mr Joseph Lambert Mr Paul Swift  
  Mr Paul Swift    
       

Register of Interests

Name of Governor Declared Interest
Mrs Victoria Ellis-Jones Member of Forefield Community Infant School governing body

Record of Attendance 2017/18

Name Scheduled
Meetings
Meetings Attended Apologies
Accepted
Absent
Mr Paul Swift 14 14 0 0
Dr Charles Breeze 8 7 1 0
Mrs Helene Miles 10 9 1 0
Cllr Janet Grace 10 7 3 0
Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes 11 11 0 0
Mrs Mary Stanley 11 2 7 2
Mrs Susan Hughes 11 11 0 0
Mrs Beverley McGee 10 9 1 0
Miss Laura Cain 10 8 2 0
Mr Joseph Lambert 7 6 1 0
Mrs Alex Walker 4 4 0 0
Ms Joanne Henderson 4 1 3 0

Governor Newsletters

Each term, a newsletter from the school governors is sent home to parents. You can view current and past Governor Newsletters by selecting a date from the drop-down menu then clicking 'OK'. The document will open as a pdf file in a new browser window.

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