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Committee Membership

Committee Members
Pupil Discipline Committee The Governing Body will act as a pool of Governors’ from which 3 will serve as a Pupil Discipline Committee. The Pupil Discipline Committee must not include the Headteacher.
Staff Dismissal Committee and Dismissal Appeal Committee The Governing Body, with the exception of the Chair and Headteacher, will act as a pool of governors from which three will serve as the staff dismissal committee. A member of such a committee must take no part in any subsequent appeal hearing from their decision. The Dismissal Appeal committee cannot have fewer Governors than the first committee

Pupil Admissions Committee

The Governing Body will act as a pool of Governors’ from which an Admissions Committee can be formed to consider the admission of pupils at any time during the school year. The Admissions Committee must consist of the Headteacher and two other members of the Governing Body, one of whom one should not be a Staff Governor.

Admissions Panel (Deferred Entry)

The Governing Body will act as a pool of Governors’ from which an Admissions Panel (Deferred Entry) can be formed to consider the request for a deferred entry. The Admissions Panel (Deferred Entry) must consist of at least the Headteacher and two other members of the Governing Body, one of whom should not be a Staff Governor. The panel may also include Early Years education experts.
Complaints Panel The Governing Body will act as a pool of governors from which 3 will serve as the Complaints Panel. One member of the panel should not be a Staff Governor.
Headteacher Appraisal
  • Jenny Crutchfield
  • Liz Farrow
  • John Taylor 
  • Gaz Daly
Staff Disciplinary (Appeal) Panel
  • Jenny Crutchfield, John Taylor and one other Governor, with the exception of Staff Governors, will act as the Staff Disciplinary (Appeal) Panel.
Pay Appeals Panel The Governing Body, with the exception of Staff governors and any Governors who have previously been involved in the pay determinations, will act as a pool of governors from which 3 will serve as the Pay Appeals Panel.
Designated Governor – Allegation against Headteacher Chair of Staffing
Annual Conversation
  • Jenny Crutchfield
  • Richard Squires
  • Donna Pulling
West Sussex Link Governor
  • Mary Harding
Health & Wellbeing of Staff and Pupils Jenny Crutchfield
SEN, Pupil Premium, Sports Premium and Healthy Child Programme Link Governor
  • To be confirmed 
Safeguarding Link Governor
  • Nick Laycock
Health & Safety Link Governor
  • Nick Laycock
Data Protection (GDPR) Link Governor Tristan O'Carroll
Chair of the Governing Body
  • Liz Crockett
Vice-Chair of the Governing Body
  • John Taylor
Comms Committee
  • Tristan O'Carroll
  • Kate Turner
  • Gaz Daly
  • Mary Harding
  • Rebecca Martin
  • Donna Pulling
  • Natasha Simpson
Curriculum Committee
  • Jenny Crutchfield
  • Liz Farrow
  • Rebecca Martin
  • Gaz Daly
  • Rebecca Martin
  • Tristan O'Carroll
  • Kate Turner
  • Anna Corless – Associate Member with voting rights
  • Nicky Dodds - Associate Member with voting rights
Resources Committee
  • Richard Squires
  • Liz Farrow
  • Liz Crockett
  • Nick Laycock
  • Donna Pulling
  • Natasha Simpson
  • John Taylor
  • Gaynor Carrigan (School Business Manager) – in attendance
Staffing and Pupil/Pay and Review
  • John Taylor
  • Richard Squires
  • Liz Crockett
  • Jenny Crutchfield
  • Mary Harding 
  • Nick Laycock
  • Natasha Simpson