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Meet our governors

Jason Chamberlin - Chair

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Jason is a co-opted governor who was appointed by the Governing Board. His current term of office runs from 30/11/18 - 29/11/2022 and he is a member of the Pay, HT Appraisial, and Finance committees. He is also responsible for overseeing Humanities. Jason's attendance is 91%.

Register of Interests: Royal Bank of Scotland (employer)

I am an experienced manager, having worked in the banking industry for over 20 years. I have a range of skills including business and finance, in particular significant experience of lending assessment & control, & budget management of multi-million pound global business cases.  

Judith Pine

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Judith is a co-opted governor who was appointed by the Governing Board. Her term of office runs from 04/09/17 - 03/09/21 and she is a member of the Pay, HT Appraisal, FPR and Staffing committees. She is also responsible for overseeing Safeguarding and PSHE.  Judith's attendance is 100%. 

Register of Interests: None

I have served on the governing board of Garland Junior School as a member of staff and now as a community governor. I have worked as a personal assistant for a director of British Telecom, as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant at Garland for 8 years and am now a director of a window blinds business.

 

Sarah Menhenitt

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Sarah is the staff governor and was appointed by staff ballot. Her term of office runs from 02/09/20 - 01/09/24 and she is responsible for overseeing the curriclum. Sarah's attendance is 100%.

Register of Interests: None

I am passionate about ensuring the best outcomes for all the children at Garland. I have some understanding of the finance and budget constraints placed on schools and a good understanding of data analysis. Having responsibility for assessment and pupil premium across the school means I will be aware of where the need is and how to direct resources to make the maximum impact.

Britt Measures

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Britt is a co-opted governor who was appointed by the Governing Board. Her term of office runs from 21/3/20 - 20/3/24 and she is a member of the Finance, Exclusions, and HT appraisal committees. She is also responsible for overseeing Maths. Britt's attendance is 91%. 

Register of Interests:  None

 I am a freelance marketing consultant, having worked predominantly in the technology sector for over 20 years. I have extensive experience of strategy setting, proposition and messaging development, planning and delivering marketing comms programmes and managing marketing budgets. I have always had a passion for learning and decided to become a governor as I wanted to put my skills to effective use by helping to make a positive impact on children's education in my local community.

Neil Stacey, Vice-Chair

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Neil is a parent governor who was appointed by parental ballot. His term of office runs from 12/07/17 - 11/07/21 and he is chair of the Finance committee and a member of the Pay and Staffing committees. He is also responsible for overseeing Science. Neil's attendance is 100%. 

Register of Interests:  West Berkshire Council (employer)

I am a civil engineer specialising in Highways Project Management and wanted to join the governing board at Garland in order to become more involved with the school and play a role in contributing to its success. My skills in organisation, budget management and working with people from different professional backgrounds will be put to good use as a governor. I have three children including two at Garland.  

Lizi Hawkins

Lizi is a parent governor who was appointed by parental ballot. Her term of office runs from 04/12/19 - 03/12/23. Lizi's attendance is 100%. 

Register of Interests: Independent speech therapist

I am a speech and language therapist and have worked in schools in London, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire for the past 15 years. I support children with speech and language difficulties as well as advising schools on how to be more communication friendly. I have two children at Garland and have been involved with the PTA at Mrs Bland's for five years and served as secretary for the GSA last year.

Emily Dawkins, Headteacher

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Emily is an Ex-officio governor (this means a member of the governing board by virtue of their position held in school).

Her term of office began on 01/09/15 and she is a member of the Pay committee and the Finance committee. Emily's attendance is 100%. 

Register of Interests: None

Polly Cornish

Polly is a co-opted governor who was appointed by the Governing Board. Her term of office runs from 10/07/19 - 09/07/23 and she is a member of the FPR committee. She is also responsible for overseeing Pupil Premium and SEND. Polly's attendance is 83%

Register of Interest:  Headteacher of New Town Primary

I am a primary school headteacher in East Reading, and wanted to have the opportunity to give something back to another school setting through making contributions to a different governing body.  I believe strong and values-driven leadership is key to a school's success, and providing the right environment and ethos to help children and colleagues both flourish and be brilliant.  I have experience in managing school finances and staffing, teaching and learning, data, school improvement and most other areas within school leadership and governance.

Chris Evans

Chris is a co-opted governor who was appointed by the Governing Board. His term of office runs from 09/10/19 - 08/10/23 and he is responsible for overseeing English. Chris' attendance is 80%

Register of Interest: Deputy Headmaster at Reading School

I am a former Youth Inclusion Worker, Probation Officer and Prison Chaplain with expertise in safeguarding, supporting disadvantaged students, staff recruitment and analysis of school performance data. I am very interested in the transition from primary to secondary education and have a significant knowledge of the educational context in Burghfield through inclusion work at Willink, pastoral ministry at a local church and supporting my three children through Garland and Mrs Bland's.

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