Governance

Governing Board Information

DfE regulations state that information about a governing board must be published on a school’s website. To comply with these regulations, the following information is shared.

Colman Infant and Junior Schools federated on 1st July 2019; both separate governing boards were dissolved on 30th June 2019 and a new federated governing board was in place from 1st July 2019.

Academic Year 2018-19

Full name  Nick Carpenter 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Resources committee 
Additional responsibilities  None 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years  
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Parent governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB     1 out of 1      

Resources Committee    n/a      

Curriculum Committee    n/a    

 

Full name  Grahame Chambers 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum committee 
Additional responsibilities  EYFS governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      0 out of 1    

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Penny Craft 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum committee 
Additional responsibilities  Behaviour governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1      

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Tamzin Garrod 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum committee 
Additional responsibilities  LAC governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Staff governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests  EAL teacher at Colman Junior School 
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1     

Resources Committee    n/a      

Curriculum Committee   n/a     

 

Full name  Duncan Harris 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Resources committee 
Additional responsibilities  Safeguarding governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1       

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Simon Harrowing 
Chair of committee  Chair of Resources committee 
Member of committee  Resources committee 
Additional responsibilities  Attendance governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1    

Resources Committee    n/a      

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Katherine Morley 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum and Resources committees (alternating with Rachel Grey-Smith) 
Additional responsibilities  None 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  For the duration of current role in school 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Associate governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests  Deputy headteacher at Colman Infant School 
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      1 out of 1    

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee   n/a     

 

Full name  Jo Phillips 
Chair of committee  Vice-chair of Governing Board 

Chair of Curriculum committee 

Member of committee  Curriculum committee 
Additional responsibilities  SEND governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      1 out of 1      

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Ed Rose 
Chair of committee  Chair of Governing Board 
Member of committee  Resources committee 
Additional responsibilities  None  
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Local Authority governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1    

Resources Committee    n/a      

Curriculum Committee   n/a     

 

Full name  Julie Sandford 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Resources committee 

Curriculum committee 

Additional responsibilities  None  
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  For the duration of current role in school 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Headteacher governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests  Executive headteacher of the federation 
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff  Related to Grace Sandford, who is employed as Data Administrator by the federation. 
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      1 out of 1    

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Rachel Grey-Smith 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum and Resources committees  (alternating with Katherine Morley) 
Additional responsibilities  None 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  For the duration of current role in school 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Associate governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests  Deputy headteacher at Colman Junior School 
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      1 out of 1     

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a    

 

Full name  Craig Smitherman 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Resources committee 
Additional responsibilities  None 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Co-opted governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB      1 out of 1     

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

 

Full name  Kate Weight 
Chair of committee  No 
Member of committee  Curriculum committee 
Additional responsibilities  PE Premium governor 
Date of appointment  01.07.2019 
Term of office  4 years 
Date of stepping down   
Type of governor  Parent governor 
Relevant business/pecuniary interests   
Governance roles in other institutions   
Any material interests arising from relationships between governors or relationships between governors and school staff   
Attendance record at Governing Board and committee meetings over the last academic year  FGB       1 out of 1      

Resources Committee    n/a       

Curriculum Committee    n/a     

Headteacher - Mrs Sandford
Chair of Governors - Mr Ed Rose

Colman Infant School
Colman Road, Norwich NR4 7AW

Telephone: 01603 491010

Email: office@colmaninfant.norfolk.sch.uk

Colman Junior School
South Park Avenue, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7AU

Telephone: 01603 508530

Email: office@colmanjunior.norfolk.sch.uk