Governor Details

The Governing Body of Aylesford School comprises 5 governors in total.  The membership is made up as follows:

  • 1 Parent Governor – Parents/Carers of registered students at the School, elected by the parent body
  • 1 Staff Governor – A member of teaching or support staff at the School, elected by the staff body
  • 1 Headteacher Governor – The Headteacher of the School
  • 2 Co-opted Governors – Governors appointed by the Governing Body to make sure the school has the skills and experience that it needs

Details of the current members are listed below.

Name Position
Linda Blumsum Parent Governor
Joanne Coveney Co-opted Governor
Luke Ellmers Co-opted Governor
Ria Graham Aylesford School Staff Member
Tanya Kelvie Aylesford School Headteacher

The Governing Body has responsibilities in finance, employment and health and safety and is committed to school improvement, driving forward student progress and achievement, linking to the whole School Improvement Plan.

Governors are also required to register and declare business interests that might relate to their duties. The principle behind this arrangement is that neither governors, headteachers, or their spouses, partners, businesses or employers, should benefit financially from the involvement of governors or headteachers in decisions taken by a governing body or one of its committees.

Name Position
Lesley Hardwick Clerk to the Governors