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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 Appointed by Governors 01/01/2018. Declared business interests: Director and shareholder in BTMK Solicitors Ltd, Designated Member of BTMK LLP, Director of : - The Southend Bid Ltd.  Just Mediators Ltd. Headway Essex 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.

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.

Ms H. Fernando13  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.

Mrs J.A. Ladner    Appointed by Governors 28/11/2017, current term of office ends 27/11/2021.

Ms. A. Leman2       Re-appointed by staff 28/11/2017, current term of office ends 24/11/2021. 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 Anita Slotwinska1  Appointed 20/1/2018, term ends 19/01/2022.

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.