Meet the Governors

The name of the governing body is ‘The Governing Body of Blacon High School. The total number of Governors is 17. The term of office of all categories of Governors is four years.

The Governing Body shall consist of:

  1. 2 Parent Governor
  2. 1 Local Authority Governor
  3. 1 Staff Governor
  4. Headteacher
  5. 3 Co-opted Governors
  6. 9 Foundation (Trust) Governors (a majority of the Governing Body of whom 4 shall, at the time of their appointment, be eligible for election or appointment as Parent Governors)

The chair of the Governing body is Mr Peter Wilks (appointed 25/10/2018).

The vice chair of the Governing body is Mr David Peachy (appointed 25/10/2018).

There are two subcommittees of the Governing Body:

Resources (Chaired by Mr Peter Wilks): Budget, security, relevant policies, fabric of building, staffing, appointments.
Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality (Chaired by Rob Williams): Curriculum, examination results, exclusions, welfare issues e.g. attendance, relevant policies.

Clerk to the Governors

Carena Graham-Benson - Clerk to Governors

If you wish to contact any of the Governors you can email; cgraham-benson@blaconhigh.cheshire.sch.uk and include the intended recipients name in the subject field.

Governor Name Committee Membership Business and Pecuniary Interests Appointed by Date Appointed Term(s) of Office Attendance at Governing Body meetings 2018/19 Attendance at committee meetings 2018/19
A.    Parent Governor (2)
Vacancy  

 

Vacancy  

 

B.    Local Authority Governors (1)
Mr Robert Williams

(Data Protection)

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee (Chair) Local Authority 17.05.13

 

17.05.13 – 16.05.17

17.05.17 – 16.05.21

4 / 4 (100%) 1 / 3 (33%)
C.    Staff Governor (1)
Mrs Julie Salisbury

 

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee Blacon High School (employment) Staff at Blacon High School 01.02.11

 

01.02.11 – 31.01.15

01.02.15 – 31.01.19

4 / 4 (100%) 1 / 3 (33%)
D.    Headteacher
Mrs Rachel Hudson

(Headteacher)

Resources committee

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee

Blacon High School (employment)

 

N/A 01.01.19 n/a 3 / 3 (100%) 4 / 4 (100%)
E.    Co-Opted Governors (3)
Mr Paul Makinson Resources committee DTM Legal (employment) Headteacher and Governing Body 01.09.17 01.09.17 – 31.08.21 3 / 4 (75%) 3 / 4 (75%)
Mr David Peachey

(Whistleblowing)

VICE CHAIR OF THE GOVERNING BODY

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee

Resources committee

Headteacher and Governing Body 05.02.07

 

 

05.02.07 – 04.02.11

05.02.11 – 04.02.15

05.02.15 – 04.02.19

4 / 4 (100%) 3 / 3 (100%)

 

3 / 4 (75%)

Mr Peter Wilks

(Pecuniary Interests, Health and Safety)

CHAIR OF THE GOVERNING BODY

Resources committee (Chair)

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee

Headteacher and Governing Body 13.12.12 13.12.12 – 12.12.16

13.12.16 – 12.12.20

4 / 4 (100%) 3 / 3 (100%)

 

4 / 4 (100%)

F.    Foundation (Trust) Governors (9)
Mrs Judith Gilmour  TBC Blacon High School Trust 21.03.19 21.03.19 – 20.03.23 2 / 2 (100%) 2 / 2 (100%)
Mrs Kath Roberts TBC Blacon High School Trust 21.03.19 21.03.19 – 20.03.23 2 / 2 (100%) 0 / 2 (0%)
Mrs Michelle Beavan (eligible Parent Governor) Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee Blacon High School Trust 31.03.18 31.03.18 – 28.02.22 4 / 4 (100%) 3 / 3 (100%)
Mr Jimmy Butler

(eligible Parent Governor)

Resources committee Blacon Youth Football (membership/association) Blacon High School Trust 31.03.18 31.03.18 – 28.02.22 1 / 4 (25%) 1 / 4 (25%)
Mr Lee Challinor (eligible Parent Governor) Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee LC building & Joinery contractor (employment) Blacon High School Trust 31.03.18 31.03.18 – 28.02.22 4 / 4 (100%) 1 / 3 (33%)
Mrs Sharon Jones

(eligible Parent Governor)

Resources committee Clerk to Governors at Dorin Park School (employment) Blacon High School Trust 31.03.18 31.03.18 – 28.02.22 3 / 4 (75%) 3 / 4 (75%)
Mr Aden Shannon (eligible Parent Governor) Resources committee Blacon High School Trust 31.03.18 31.03.18 – 28.02.22 0 / 4 (0%) 0 / 4 (0%)
Vacancy
Vacancy
Former Governors (left within the last 12 months) 
Mr Andrew Errington

(Asset Management)

Resources committee Rotary Club of Chester / Princes Trust (membership/association) Blacon High School Trust 07.03.12 07.03.12 – 06.03.16

07.03.16 – 06.03.20

4 / 4 (100%) 4 / 4 (100%)
Mrs Helen Graham

 

Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee William Stockton Primary School (employment) Headteacher and Governing Body 01.12.13 01.12.13 – 30.11.17

01.12.17 – 30.11.21

4 / 4 (100%) 2 / 3 (66%)
Miss Rebecca Lees Curriculum, Safeguarding and Equality committee Blacon High School Trust 07.10.14 07.10.14 – 06.10.18 3 / 4 (75%) 3 / 3 (100%)