Governors usually serve a four year term on the governing body. Our governors are organised into 3 sub committees:

  • Resources
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Inclusion

School Governors

Chair (Parent Governor)

Mr Stephen Booth

Headteacher

Mrs Kate Espley

Parent

Mrs Shantala Carr

Mr Martin Henderson

Staff Governor

Mrs Kate Plant

Foundation Governor

Rev. David Ridley

Mrs Jane Willis

Rev. Sandra Marsh

Local Authority Governor

Mrs Hazel King

Co-opted Governors

Mrs Rita Smith 

Mr Chris Russell

We do not have any Associate Members. All of our Governors have voting rights.

Governors' Register of Business Interests

  Name
Term of Office
Start & End date of appointment
Membership Interests to Declare Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation of spouse/partner Employment, office, trade, profession or vocation of spouse/partner
 

Mr Stephen Booth 4 years

7.10.2014 to 6.10.2022

Chair of Governors 

Parent Governor

Member of All sub-committees

Yes

Director of SJA Business Services T/A Rosemary Book Keeping East Kent

Secretary of Eastry Ravens Football Club

 

Not Applicable None
 

Mrs Katharine L Espley             (Kate)

1/09/2019 ongoing

Headteacher None Member of Staff Not Applicable None
  Mrs Katherine S Plant
(Kate)
4 Years
30/06/2005 to 28/06/2021

Staff Governor

Member of Inclusion Sub -Committee

None Member of Staff Not Applicable None
  Reverend David G Ridley
18/08/2013 ongoing
 

Foundation Governor

Vice Chair

Member of Resources
Sub-Committee

None Vicar Not Applicable None
  Mrs Janice V Willis
(Jane)
4 Years
01/06/2011 to 31/05/2019

Foundation Governor


Member of Inclusion 
Sub-Committee

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  Mrs Shantala Carr
(formerly Heath)
4 Years
07/10/2014 to 06/10/2022

Parent Governor

Member of
Resources & Inclusion
Sub-Committees

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  Mrs Rita U Smith
4 Years
27/11/2012 to 17/11/2019

Co-opted
Governor

Member of Resources and Inclusion
Sub-Commiittees

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  Mrs Hazel M King
4 Years
17/05/2017 to 16/05/2021

Local Authority
Governor

Vice Chair

Member of Inclusion and Teaching & Learning 
Sub-Committees

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  Mr Martin J Henderson
4 Years
03/07/2018 to 02/07/2022

Parent Governor

Member of Teaching & Learning sub-Committee

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  Reverend Elizabeth A Marsh
(known as Rev. Sandra)
4 Years
12/11/2018 to 11/11/2022

Foundation Governor

Member of Inclusion and Teaching & Learning Sub-committees

None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
  GOVERNORS WHO HAVE RESIGNED/RETIRED SINCE JANUARY 2016
  Mr Alan J Bonner
4 Years
19/01/2017 to 18/01/2021
Co-opted
Governor
Resources
Sub-Committee
None Not Applicable Not Applicable None
 

Dr David A Sugden
4 Years    Resigned
19/07/2002 to 17/05/2021

Chair of Governors
(Co-opted Governor)
Member of all Committees
None Retired Teaching Assistant at Eastry Church of England Primary School Husband of Mrs J Sugden, Teaching Assistant at Eastry CEP School
 

Mr Timothy J Halling
Retired 25/03/2019
01/01/2005 ONGOING

Member of all committees None

Headteacher

Sole Director of Sarah Halling Ltd

Not Applicable Sole Director of Sarah Halling Ltd
 

Mrs Anne E Wiles
(Annie)
4 Years
Resigned 11/10/2018
30/06/2005 to 17/11/2019

Foundation

Governor

None None Director - Andrew Wiles Consulting

Trustee of Aquila - Diocese of Canterbury Academy Trust
Director - Shepway
Teaching School

  Mr Michael J West
4 Years
Resigned 23/05/2018
12/02/2016 - 11/02/2020
Previously Parent
Governor
Resources
Sub-Committee
None Architect - CAD Solutions
Dover, Kent.
Not Applicable None
  Dr Jonathan P Porter
4 Years
Resigned 07/11/2016
15/03/2013 to 07/11/2016
Previously Co-opted
Governor
Curriculum
Sub-Committee
None Patent Attorney Medical Physicist None
  Mr Andrew D Watson
4 Years
Resigned 06/07/2016
30/06/2009 to 06/07/2016
Previously Vice-Chair
(Co-opted)
Resources
Sub-Committee
None Solicitor Not Applicable Company Secretary of East Kent Business Partnership Ltd.
Director of Girlings Personal Injury Claims Ltd.
  Mr Gavin Whitlock
4 Years
Resigned 26/01/2016
06/10/2011 to 26/01/2016
Previously Chair of
Curriculum
Sub-Committee
Co-opted Governor
None Not Applicable Not Applicable None

ATTENDANCE RECORD

Attendance (%) at last 6
Full Governing Body Meetings
Attendance (%) at last 4
Resource Sub-Committee Meetings
Attendance (%) at last 4
Curriculum Sub-Committee Meetings
Mrs K Plant 84% Mrs K Espley - 100% Mrs R Smith - 100% Mrs K Plant - 100% Rev. D Ridley - 100% Mrs K Plant 100%
Mr S Booth - 100% Mrs R Smith - 84% Mrs S Carr - 0%   Mrs J Willis - 75% Mr M Henderson - 100%
Mrs H King - 100% Rev. D Ridley - 50%        
Mrs J Willis - 100% Rev. S Marsh - 100%        
Mrs S Carr - 67% Mr M Henderson - 100%        
           

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors please email Mr Stephen Booth - sbooth@eastry.kent.sch.uk