School Governors

Governor Biographies

Harvills’ school governors is a team of dedicated people who want to make a positive contribution to the education of children in our community. Our governors are part of the largest volunteer forces in the country and have a crucial part to play in raising standards here at Harvills Hawthorn.

The role of the governing board is absolutely key to the effectiveness of a school. The Governing Body work closely with the school’s leadership and management team to ensure that the children at Harvills get the best education possible.

Joanne Wood
Governor Type Foundation (Chair)
Date of Appointment 06/05/2015
Term of Office 05/04/2019
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Safeguarding, NQT, Standards
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Pay Committee
Previous Year Attendance 88.8%
Angela Hargun
Governor Type Parent
Date of Appointment 18/07/13
Term of Office 17/07/17
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role TBC
Committee's Curriculum
Previous Year Attendance 25%
Myles Wilson
Governor Type Foundation
Date of Appointment 06/04/15
Term of Office 05/04/18
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role RE, Thematic
Committee's Staffing & Finance
Previous Year Attendance 100%
Nicola Cooke
Governor Type Co-opted
Date of Appointment 09/07/15
Term of Office 08/07/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role SEND, Teaching School, School Website
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Curriculum
Previous Year Attendance 100%
Pat Burford
Governor Type Associate
Date of Appointment 03/12/15
Term of Office 02/12/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role TBC
Committee's TBC
Previous Year Attendance New
Julie Armstrong
Governor Type Local Authority (Vice Chair)
Date of Appointment 07/10/15
Term of Office 06/10/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role G&T, Pupil Premium, PE
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Pay Committee
Previous Year Attendance 88.8%
Stephanie Shenston
Governor Type Staff
Date of Appointment 31/03/15
Term of Office 30/03/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Science, Health & Safety, Art, DT, Music
Committee's Curriculum, Behaviour & Safety
Previous Year Attendance 100%
Rebecca Moore
Governor Type Co-opted
Date of Appointment 09/07/15
Term of Office 08/07/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role English, SMSC
Committee's Behaviour & Safety, Pay Committee
Previous Year Attendance 100%
Maxine Soper
Governor Type Co-opted
Date of Appointment 09/07/15
Term of Office 08/07/19
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Assistant Head
Committee's Curriculum, Behaviour & Safety
Previous Year Attendance 71.4%
Jeremy Oakley
Governor Type Associate
Date of Appointment 30/06/16
Term of Office 29/07/20
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role TBC
Committee's TBC
Previous Year Attendance New
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