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 2017/18 Headteacher: Mr Paul Swift
Chairperson: Dr C Breeze
Vice-Chairpersons: Mrs H Miles & Mrs A Walker
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 11/02/ 2011 Governing Body 4 Years Chair, Finance (Chair), Pay Review
Mrs Helene Miles Co-opted 20/03/2012 Governing Body 4 Years Vice Chair, Finance, Staffing (Chair), Pay Appeals
Mrs Alex Walker Parent 10/01/2013 Parent Election 4 Years Vice Chair, Curriculum, Staffing, Pay Appeals
Cllr Janet Grace Local Authority 17/10/2013 Local Authority 4 Years Curriculum (Chair), Staffing, Pay Appeals
Mr Joseph Lambert Co-opted 01/09/2017 Governing Body 4 Years Finance
Miss Laura Cain Staff 01/01/2012 Staff Election 4 Years Curriculum, Staffing
Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Co-opted

01/01/2000

Governing Body 4 Years Finance (Vice Chair), Staffing (Vice Chair), Pay Review (Vice Chair)
Mrs Mary Stanley Co-opted 01/092007 Governing Body 4 Years Curriculum, Staffing, Pay Review
Ms Joanne Henderson Parent 11/03/2013 Parent Election 4 Years Curriculum, Finance
Mrs Susan Hughes Parent 11/03/2013 Parent Election 4 Years Curriculum (Chair), Staffing, Pay Review
Mrs Beverley McGee Parent 18/10/2010 Parent Election 4 Years Curriculum, Finance

Former Governors 2016/17

Name Category Date Appointed Appointed by Term of
Office
Stood Down
Mrs Marjorie Picton Co-opted 20/11/2014 Governing Body 4 Years 22/06/2017
Mrs Deborah Moore Co-opted 01/01/2000 Governing Body 4 Years 16/11/17
Mr Ronald Naylor Headteacher 01/01/1996 Governing Body N/A 31/08/2017

Committees

Curriculum Finance Staffing Pay Review
Chair
Mrs Susan Hughes
Chair
Dr Charles Breeze
Chair
Mrs Helene Miles
Chair
Dr Charles Breeze
Miss Laura Cain Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes
Ms Joanne Henderson Ms Joanne Henderson Miss Laura Cain Mrs Susan Hughes
Cllr Janet Grace Mrs Beverley McGee Cllr Janet Grace Mrs Mary Stanley
Mrs Beverley McGee Mrs Helene Miles Mrs Susan Hughes Mr Paul Swift
Mrs Mary Stanley Mr Joseph Lambert Mrs Mary Stanley  
Mrs Alex Walker
Mr Paul Swift Mrs Alex Walker  
Mr Paul Swift   Mr Paul Swift  

Register of Interests

Name of Governor Declared Interest
Cllr Janet Grace Member of Clarence High School governing body
Mrs Alex Walker Member of Forefield Community Infant School governing body

Record of Attendance 2016/17

Name Scheduled
Meetings
Meetings Attended Apologies
Accepted
Absent
Mr Ronald Naylor 12 12 0 0
Dr Charles Breeze 7 7 0 0
Mrs Helene Miles 8 7 1 0
Mrs Alex Walker 9 6 2 1
Cllr Janet Grace 9 8 1 0
Mrs Marjorie Picton 6 0 1 5
Mrs Elizabeth Gilkes 9 9 0 0
Mrs Mary Stanley 9 6 3 0
Ms Joanne Henderson 6 4 1 1
Mrs Susan Hughes 10 9 0 1
Mrs Beverley McGee 8 7 1 0
Miss Laura Cain 9 8 1 0
Mrs Deborah Moore 5 5 1 2