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School Governors & Trustees

Governors play an important role in deciding the strategic aims, direction and policies of the school. In addition to attending formal meetings each half term, Governors are also appointed to sit on at least one of four sub-committees with oversight of:- personnel matters, school finance, premises / health & safety, or students and the curriculum.

If you are interested in becoming a Governor and would like to know more about the role then please either contact an existing Governor, or a member of the senior leadership team at the school.

current list of Governors, trustees and members of the charity trust and their business interests 

At Southend High School for Girls Academy Trust all Governors are currently Trustees, and also Members of the Charity Trust.

The details of Governors’ attendance at Governors’ and Trustees’ Meetings are published in the Annual Report & Accounts which can be viewed on this website.

Mr. T. Andrews      Appointed by staff 29/11/2016, current term of office ends 28/11/2020. Declared business interests: teacher at Southend High School for Girls Academy Trust.

Mr. A. Bacon13        Chair of Premises and Health & Safety Committee. Re-appointed by Governors 10/09/2015, current term of office ends 09/09/2019. Declared business interests: Director and shareholder in BTMK Solicitors and Marcus Baum Solicitors Ltd.

Dr. L. Barnard134      Re-appointed by Governors 02/10/15, current term of office ends 01/10/2019. Declared business interest:, Nil. Retired.

Ms. F. Brierley1234   Headteacher, Appointed by Governors  06/02/2015, current term of office ends 05/02/2019. Declared business interests: Headteacher at Southend High School for Girls Academy Trust.

Miss. D. Brown14    Appointed by Parents 21/06/2016, current term of office ends 20/06/2020. Declared business interests: Financial Manager at Transport Salaried Staffs Association. Daughter studies at the school.

Mr. A. Chaudry        Community Governor. Appointed by Governors 09/05/2017, current term of office ends 08/05/2021.  Responsible for overseeing Safeguarding in the school.

Ms. A. Creak13       Appointed by Parents 27/01/2016, current term of office ends 26/01/2020. Declared business interests: Director of Ernst & Young LLP and Getsecure Ltd. Daughter studies at the school.

Mrs. F. Edwards14  Chair of Governors. Re-appointed by Governors 02/10/2015, current term of office ends 01/10/2019. Declared business interests: Retired Company Director. Trustee of Malakai Kids UK. Vice Chair S.E. Essex Medical Ethics Committee. 

Ms H. Fernando13  Chair of Finance Committee. Re-appointed by Parents 27/01/2016, current term of office ends 26/01/2020.  Declared business interests: Chartered Accountant. Director Moonstone Finance Consultancy Ltd. Daughter studies at the  school.

Ms. A. Leman2       Appointed by staff 25/11/2013, current term of office ends 24/11/2017. Declared business interests: Assistant Headteacher at Southend High School for Girls Academy Trust.  Husband is a teacher at the school.

Mr. J. Perry23         Vice Chair of Governors. Chair of Student Matters & Curriculum Committee. Appointed by parents 27/01/2016, current term of office ends 26/01/2020.   Declared business interests: IT consultant for Royal Bank of Scotland. Daughter studies at the school.

Mrs. L. Traynor4    Chair of Pay & Personnel Committee. Appointed by Parents 27/01/2016, Term of office end: 26/01/2020. Declared business interests: Nil. Daughter studies at the school.

1 member of the Finance Committee

2 member of the Students and Curriculum Committee

3 member of the Premises and Health & Safety Committee
 
4 member of the Pay and Personnel Committee
 

Governors attendance at governor meetings

The attendance of Governors at Governors' Meetings, as well at the attendance of those Governors that sit on the Finance Committee at Finance Committee Meetings is published in the Academy's audited Financial Statements which can be viewed on this website.