The Governing Body

Information as at 1st of September 2016

Constituted under The School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012 on 1 September 2013

The Governing Body includes Parent Governors, Staff Governors, Partnership, LEA and Community Governors. The Governors are responsible for ensuring the school meets all its statutory obligations. As Dover Grammar School for Boys is a foundation school, the Governors also employ the staff and own the school buildings. They provide invaluable support for the school.

Governors 2016 – 2017
Name Category Appointed By Date Appointed End of Term Position Held Attendance Record 14-15*
Mr Alan Barham Co-opted Governing Body 13/05/2015 12/05/2019   14 of 15
Revd Andy Bawtree Co-opted Governing Body 10/12/2012 09/12/2016 Vice Chair 14 of 14
Mrs Catherine Nairn Parent Parents 26/01/2015 25/01/2019   7 of 8
Mrs Lisa Canning Partnership Parents & Local Community 23/03/2016 22/03/2020   2 of 2
Mr Chris Clewlow Partnership Parents & Local Community 10/10/2012 09/10/2016 Vice Chair 14 of 16
Mr Les Craggs Authority KCC 09/02/2016 08/02/2020 Chair 14 of 17
Mrs Fiona Chapman Headteacher Ex-Officio       18 of 18
Mr Benjamin Ralph Associate Member Governing Body 01/09/2015 31/08/2019   4 of 4
Mr Lee Parslow Associate Member Governing Body 01/09/2014 31/08/2018   4 of 7
 Mrs Groves            
Past Governors
Claire Frost Co-opted Governing Body 01/09/2015 10/07/2016    4 of 6
Stephen Nugus Associate Member Governing Body 10/11/2014 10/06/2016    0 of 4
Mr Antony Hook Co-opted Governing Body 01/09/2014 29/02/2016    3 of 4
Mrs Helen Simmonds Co-opted Governing Body 24/06/2012 28/02/2016    1 of 4
Mr James Tysoe Co-opted Governing Body 01/10/2015 30/09/2019   5 of 8
Mr Dale Mitchell Co-opted Governing Body 01/10/2012 30/09/2016   3 of 6
Mr John Harris Staff Staff 17/10/2014 16/10/2018   3 of 7
Mr Mark Miller Parent Parents 15/10/2015 14/10/2019   1 of 3
Dr Jens Loesel Parent Parents 01/10/2012 30/09/2016   5 of 6

*Attendance record is for Committee and Governing Body meetings:

Governing Body  4
RI / Strategy Committee 6
Standards Committee 3
Resources Committee 3
Pay Committee 2


The Governing Body of Dover Grammar School for Boys has a Committee structure:

Standards Committee Resources Committee Strategies Committee (established 23/03/16)
Pay Committee
Andy Bawtree (Chair)
Fiona Chapman
Lee Parslow
Les Craggs
Chris Clewlow (Chair)
Fiona Chapman
Catherine Nairn
Alan Barham
Lisa Canning
Les Craggs (Chair)
Fiona Chapman
Chris Clewlow
Andy Bawtree
Alan Barham
Chris Clewlow (Chair)
Catherine Nairn

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