Who are the Governors?

Trafalgar School Governing Body 2021-2022
Name of Governor Type of Appointee Date Appointed Pecuniary Interest Governors Responsibility
Claire Copeland Executive Headteacher January 2017 None  
Joanne Bennett (Chair) Directors Appointee September 2019 Portsmouth City Council: Head of Business Growth, Relationships and Support Leadership, Progress & Outcomes
Richard Barlow (Vice Chair) Directors Appointee January 2021 Havant and South Downs College: Deputy Principal Careers, Education and Employment
Claire Haque Parent Governor November 2019 Housing, Portsmouth City Council and Two Saints Hope House Safeguarding
Louise Dixon Parent Governor January 2021 None SEND
Sarah Swaffer Staff Governor February 2022  None   
Lois Neale Co-Opted Governor  September 2021  Basingstoke College of Technology – Head of Faculty

Curriculum/Quality of Education

Governors Development and Training

 Cher Duggard Co-Opted Governor   September 2021   None  Finance
 Roger White Co-Opted Governor    October 2021  None  Health & Safety 
Governors who have served on Trafalgar’s Local Governing Body
Name Type of Appointee Appointed Stepped Down
Lisa Freeman Staff Governor June 2015 December 2016
Rachel King Parent Governor June 2015 December 2016
Sian Sewell Headteacher June 2015 December 2016
Duncan Georgeson Directors Appointee June 2015 January 2017
David Hepburn Director Appointee March 2016 May 2017
Cat Vaughan Staff Governor February 2017 July 2017
Sean Sayer Parent Governor February 2017  July 2017 
Helen Tippet  Parent Governor  June 2015  December 2017 
Kelly Dawkins  Parent Governor  September 2017  July 2018 
Matthew Stratton Directors Appointee June 2015 September 2018
James Mansfield Co-Opted Governor February 2017 October 2018
Sue Wilson Directors Appointee October 2015 September 2019
Julie Barratt Co-Opted September 2018 June 2019
Tracy Kyle Parent Governor September 2018 November 2019
Yvonne Barber Co-Opted July 2019 September 2020
Stacy Ryan Staff Governor May 2018 February 2021
Luan Meades Parent Governor September 2018 June 2021
Stephen Sheehan Co-Opted Governor March 2019 June 2021
Philip Bentley Parent Governor November 2019 December 2021
Trafalgar Governing Body Attendance 2018 -2019
  Meetings attended Out of a possible
S Wilson, Chair, Trust Appointee 7 8
J Bennett, Vice-Chair, Trust Appointee 8 8
S Labedz, Executive Headteacher 7 8
C Copeland, Headteacher 8 8
J Barrett, Trust Appointee (end of office June 2019) 4 5
J Mansfield, Trust Appointee (resigned October 2018) 1 1
R Barlow, Co-opted Governor 4 8
L Meades, Parent Governor 6 7
S Ryan, Staff Governor 6 7
S Sheehan, Co-opted (appointed May 2019) 3 3
T Kyle, Parent Governor 6 7
Y Barber, Co-opted Governor (appointed July 2019) 1

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Trafalgar Governing Body Attendance 2017 -2018
  Meetings attended Out of a possible 
M Stratton, Chair, Trust Appointee 7 9
S Wilson, Vice-Chair, Trust Appointee 8 9
S Labedz, Executive Headteacher 7 9
C Copeland, Headteacher 8 9
J Bennett, Trust Appointee 5 9
J Mansfield, Trust Appointee 5 9
R Barlow, Co-opted Governor 5 9
K Dawkins, Parent Governor 5 7
S Ryan, Staff Governor (appointed May 2018) 3 3
L Freeman, Staff Governor (resigned January 2018) 1 3
H Tippett, Parent Governor (resigned December 2017) 1 3

 

Trafalgar Governing Body Attendance 2016-2017
  Meetings attended Out of a possible
M Stratton, Chair, Trust Appointee 10 12
S Wilson, Vice-Chair, Trust Appointee 8 12
S Labedz, Executive Headteacher 12 12
C Copeland, Headteacher 8 8
J Bennett, Trust Appointee 3 6
J Mansfield, Trust Appointee 6 6
S Sayer, Trust Appointee (resigned July 2017) 2 6
D Hepburn Trust Appointee (resigned May 2017) 8 10
C Vaughan, Staff Governor (resigned May 2017) 3 3
H Tippett, Parent Governor 6 12
D Georgeson, Trust Appointee (resigned January 2017) 8 8
L Freeman, Staff Governor 8 8