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Our Governors

We are immensely proud of our all our governors, who each bring a diversity of knowledge, skills and experience to help in the running of our school and ensure we make best use of all our resources.  The tables below show details of our current governing body and the positions they hold.  Our governors can be contacted via the school office or you can email them at:  mgovs@mrsblands.w-berks.sch.uk.

Full Governing Board minutes are available to view.  Please contact the School Office for assistance with this. 

THE GOVERNING BOARD OF MRS BLANDS COMMUNITY INFANT AND NURSERY SCHOOL

GOVERNORS IN OFFICE FOR THE PERIOD 1st SEPTEMBER 2020 TO 31st AUGUST 2021

Category of governor*
Full name
Appointed by
Term of office 
Committee membership
Any position of responsibility***
Start
End

Local Authority

Rosemary Sanders-Rose

The governing board

14/03/2012

25/01/2020

All committees

Chair of PP committee

Head teacher

Catherine Nisbet

Ex officio

01/09/2013

n/a

All committees

Head Teacher

Staff

Sarah Williams

Elected by staff

09/10/2017

08/10/2021

All committees

Deputy Headteacher

Co-opted

Christopher Rowlands

The governing board

11/7/2018

10/07/2022

All committees

Chair of Governors & F&R Chair

Parent Governor

Ruth Bowen

The governing board

04/12/2018

03/12/2022

PP

None

Co-opted Governor

David Sparks

The governing board

14/07/2020

13/07/2024

F&R

None

Co-opted Governor

Jenina Soares-Mistry

The governing board

23/09/2020

22/09/2024

PP

Vice Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

Kevin Hughes

The governing board

23/09/2020

22/09/2024

F&R

H&S Governor

Co-opted Governor

Kevin Mortimer

The governing board

23/09/2020

22/09/2024

All committees

None

Co-opted Governor

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

Co-opted Governor

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

Parent Governor

Vacancy

 

 

 

 

 

GOVERNORS & ASSOCIATE MEMBERS WHO LEFT THE GOVERNING BOARD DURING ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020
Category of governor*
Full name
Appointed by
Term of office
Committee membership
Any position of responsibility***
Start
End

Co-opted

Kate Bessant

The governing board

21/01/2017

24/09/2019

Finance & PP

Finance Chair

Parent Governor

Ritesh Suthar

The governing board

27/02/2019

26/02/2020

Finance

 

Co-opted Governor

Anita Blagden

The governing board

27/02/2019

21/05/2020

PP

 

* Referenced in the school’s Instrument of Government dated 30th December 2014

*** Chair, Vice Chair of the governing board, Chair/Vice Chair of committees

Committee Membership Key : S&PP = Pupil Progress  


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS IN OFFICE FOR THE PERIOD SEPTEMBER 2020 TO AUGUST 2021

Category (non-voting position)

Full name

Appointed by

Term of office

Committee membership

Any position of responsibility***

Start

End

Associate Member Margaret Baxter The governing board 23/09/2020 22/09/2024 n/a  
Associate Member Julie Spratley The governing board 17/03/2021 16/03/2021    

REGISTER OF BUSINESS INTERESTS -  1st SEPTEMBER 2020 TO 31st  AUGUST 2021

Name of governor *
Relevant business interests
Any other educational establishments governed
Relationships with the school staff**

Catherine Nisbet

Headteacher

None

None

Sarah Williams

Deputy Headteacher

None

Married to sports coach

Rosemary Sanders-Rose

None

St Mary-Hare School Governor

Shareholder of Sovereign Housing Assoc

None

Christopher Rowlands

None

Father looks after school website

None

Ruth Bowen

None

None

None

David Sparks

None

None

None

Jenina Soares-Mistry

None

None

None

Kevin Hughes

None

None

None

Kevin Mortimer

None

None

None

  * Every governor and associate member to be included and named. Where there is nothing to declare, write ‘None’

  **       To include spouses, partners and relatives.

ATTENDANCE REGISTER OF FULL GOVERNING BOARD AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

2020 / 2021

Name of governor/associate

Total number attended

FGB

PP

Finance

Catherine Nisbet 8/8 4/4 1/1 3/3
Sarah Williams 2/2 1/1 1/1 0/0
Rosemary Sanders-Rose 6/7 3/3 1/1 2/3
Julie Spratley (left 12/2/21) 5/6 3/3 1/1 1/2
Christopher Rowlands 6/8 3/4 0/1 3/3
Ruth Bowen 1/5 1/4 0/1 0/0
David Sparks 8/8 4/4 1/1 3/3
Aaron White wef 23/9 (left 13/1/21) 4/4 2/2 1/1 1/1
Jenina Soares-Mistry (wef 23/9/20) 5/5 3/3 1/1 1/1
Kevin Hughes wef 23/9 4/5 2/3 1/1 1/1
Kevin Mortimer wef 23/9 6/7 3/3 1/1 2/3

 

2019 / 2020

Name of governor/associate

Total number attended

FGB

PP

Finance

Catherine Nisbet 7/10 4/5 1/3 2/2
Sarah Williams 10/10 5/5 3/3 2/2
Rosemary Sanders-Rose 4/7 4/5 n/a 0/2
Julie Spratley 10/10 5/5 3/3 2/2
Christopher Rowlands 6/8 3/5 3/3 n/a
Ruth Bowen 6/7 4/4 2/3 n/a
Ritesh Suthar (res 26/02/20) 2/4 1/2 n/a 1/2
Ceri Brueton (res 22/09/20) 8/9 4/5 2/2 2/2
Anita Blagden (res 21/5/2020) 6/6 4/4 2/2 n/a

All Updated as at 26th Mar 2021