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.

Dr Sabiha Khushnud
Governor Type Co-Opted - Chair of Governors
Date of Appointment 08/11/2017
Term of Office 08/11/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Child Protection/Safeguarding, English, SMSC, Year 6
Committee's Behaviour and Safety
Previous Year Attendance 2/2
Joanne Wood
Governor Type Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 11/04/2019
Term of Office 10/04/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role EYFS, Maths & ICT
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Pay Committee, Behaviour & Safety, HT Appraisal
Previous Year Attendance 7/10
Nicola Cooke
Governor Type Co-opted
Date of Appointment 11/04/2019
Term of Office 10/04/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role SEND, Teaching School, Year 4
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Pupil & Curriculum
Previous Year Attendance 10/11
Louise Pearson
Governor Type Parent
Date of Appointment 15/10/2017
Term of Office 15/10/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Year 1
Committee's Staffing & Finance
Previous Year Attendance 6/6
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 MA G&T, Pupil Premium, PE, Sports Premium, Year 3
Committee's Staffing & Finance, Pay Committee, HT Appraisal
Previous Year Attendance 7/8
Stephanie Shenston
Governor Type Co-Opted
Date of Appointment 11/04/2019
Term of Office 10/04/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Science, DT, Music & Arts
Committee's Curriculum, Behaviour & Safety
Previous Year Attendance 8/10
Lisa Jukes
Governor Type Parent
Date of Appointment 15/10/2017
Term of Office 15/10/2021
Business Interests PTA Member
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Year 1
Committee's Pupil & Curriculum
Previous Year Attendance 6/7
Rev Mark Wilson
Governor Type Associate
Date of Appointment 23/09/2018
Term of Office 23/09/2021
Business Interests None
Financial Interests None
Governor Role Year 2
Committee's Behaviour and Safety - No voting rights
Previous Year Attendance New 1
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