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Welcome to our governors' section.

Would you like to join our School Governing Body? We are on the hunt for volunteers who are parents or live in the community or have connections with our local church (m2o). Click on the Governor advert below to find out more. 

 

St Matthews Bloxam School is a Warwickshire Voluntary Controlled Foundation School linked to the Church of England Diocese of Coventry.

 

Name Appointment Term ends

Helen Barrett

Co-opted

28/9/2021

Helen Francis

Staff (Teacher)

02/12/2023

Lloyd McInally

Parent

16/1/2023

Jonah McSweeney

Local Authority

25/02/2024

Alex Thomson

Co-opted  (Chair)

17/5/2021

Anita Timson

Staff (Head)

Ex-officio

Rev. Alan Hulme Foundation Ex-officio
Roy Garner Co-opted (Vice Chair) 22/9/2024
Vacancy Parent  

 

We are proud to have a committed Governing Body that provides support and challenge for the school.  If you would be interested in becoming a Governor, there are members of the team who would be delighted to talk to you.

 

The Governor Body of St Matthew's Bloxam consists of foundation governors nominated by the m2o parish, parent governors, a staff governor, a Local Authority governor, co-opted governors and the headteacher.

 

All Governing Body Meeting Minutes are available on request.

 

If you would like to know more about our current Governors please see the details below.

 

 

 

Helen Barrett

 

Appointed: 29/09/2017

Term ends: 28/09/2021

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the Governing Body

 

Specific responsibilities

Resources Chair

Attendance and Pupil Premium

Children Looked After

 

Committees

Resources - Chair

Pay - member

HTPMR 

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Self employed educational consultant

Businesses: Helen Barrett Associates Limited

Directorships: Helen Barrett Associates Limited

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 27/3. P&S 27/9; 8/5

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Helen Louise Francis

 

Appointed: 03/12/2019

Term ends: 02/12/2023

Term of office: 4 years

Elected by the staff

 

Specific responsibilities

No specific responsibilites

 

Committees

 

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Teacher at St. Matthew's Bloxam C.E. Primary School

Professional bodies: NAHT Member

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 27/3; 2/7. P&S 27/9; 16/1; 8/5

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Rev. Alan Hulme

 

Appointed: 13/07/2020

Term ends: 12/07/2024

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by Diocese

 

Specific responsibilities

 

 

Committees

SIAMS Committee

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Vicar at St Matthew's and St Oswald's Church

Professional bodies: 

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 

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Roy Garner

 

Appointed: 23/09/2020

Term ends: 22/09/2024

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by Governing Body

 

Specific responsibilities

Vice Chair 

Safeguarding and Online safety

 

Committees

 

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: 

Professional bodies: 

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 

 

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Alexander Lloyd McInally

 

Appointed: 16/01/2019

Term ends: 16/01/2023

Term of office: 4 years

Elected by the parents

 

Specific responsibilities

SEND

 

Committees

Resources - Member

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Tarmac

Professional bodies: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

Name Relationship Role in school

Catherine McInally Wife Teaching Assistant

 

Other governorships

N/A

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 27/3. Resources 4/11; 6/3; 1/5; 10/6

 

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Jonah McSweeney

 

Appointed: 26/02/2020

Term ends: 25/02/2024

Term of office: 4 years

Local Authority

 

Specific responsibilities

Chair of Pay Committee

Health and Safety

 

Committees

Pay - Chair

Resources - Member

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Assistant Trading Underwriter at Arista Insurance Ltd (Towergate Underwriting Ltd)

Directorships: Alpha 2 Omega Solutions Ltd - Dormant Company

Professional bodies: Member of the Chartered Insurance Institute

 

Indirect interests

Name Relationship Organisation Nature of interest

Jason McSweeney Father Emailcenter UK Ltd & Sane Foods Ltd Company Director

 

Personal interests

N/A

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 6/12; 27/3.  Resources 4/11; 6/3; 10/6  Pay 26/11

 

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Alexander Edward Lloyd Thomson

 

Appointed: 18/05/2017

Term ends: 17/05/2021

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the Governing Body

 

Specific responsibilities

Chair

 

Committees

Pay - Member

Resources - member

HTPMR

 

Pecuniary interests

Employment: Teacher at Rugby School

Businesses: Co-owner of Rugby Cricket Coaching Company

Directorships: Director of Rugby Cricket Coaching Company

Trusteeships: -

Professional bodies: -

Gifts: -

Contracts: -

Any other conflicts: -

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 6/12; 27/3.  Resources 8/5; 10/6. Pay 26/11

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Anita Julia Timson

 

Appointed: 01/09/2017

Term of office: Ex Officio

 

Specific responsibilities

No specific responsibilities

 

Committees

Resources - Member

SIAMS - Member

Pay - Observer

 

Pecuniary interests

Professional bodies: NAHT member

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 16/10; 6/12; 27/3; 2/7.  P&S 27/9; 16/1; 8/5.  Resources 4/11; 6/3; 1/5, 10/6.

Pay 26/11

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Maria Page

Clerk to the Governing Body

 

Pecuniary interests

Member of Warwickshire County Council's Clerking service

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Comments

Maria is also clerk to the governing bodies of Bilton Academy, Dunchurch Schools’ Federation, Kineton High School and Southam College.  She is also company secretary to Unity Multi Academy Trust.

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The following people left the governing body in the last 12 months

 

Guy Mowbray

 

Appointed: 25/03/2018

Resigned: 08/07/2020

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the PCC

 

Specific responsibilities

Chair of the Governing Body

 

Committees

HTPM - Member

Resources - Member

 

Pecuniary interests

Employed by Saint-Gobain Ltd, building materials supply

Trustee of St Matthews & St Oswalds Church

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 6/12; 2/7.  P&S 27/9; 16/1; 8/5

 

 

Hugh Priestner

 

Appointed: 16/03/2016

Term ends: 15/03/2020

Term of office: 4 years

Appointed by the Governing Body

 

Specific responsibilities

No specific responsibilites

 

Committees

HTPM - Member

 

Pecuniary interests

None

 

Indirect interests

None

 

Personal interests

None

 

Other governorships

None

 

Attendance at meetings 2016/17

FGB 5/7; Res 4/4; Pay 1/1;

Attendance at meetings 2017/18

FGB 5/5; Res 2/3; Pay 1/1;

Attendance at meetings 2018/19

FGB 6/12; 27/3; 2/7. Resources 27/9; 16/1; 8/5; 10/6. Pay 26/11

 

 

 

 

Clerk to the Governors:
Maria Page

Maria Page

You can contact Maria, clerk to the governing body by completing the form below