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Dorchester Learning Centre Governing Body

 

The Governing Body is responsible for the conduct of the school and promoting high standards.

The Body supports the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, but also challenges them and

acts as a "critical friend".

 

DLC Governing Body consists of the following categories:

 

1 parent governor

1 local authority governor

2 staff governors

7 community governors

 

The term of office of the governors is 4 years

 

This instrument of government was made by order of Dorset Local Authority on 15th September 2020

 

The Governing Body:

 

Parent governor:

Chloe Evans-Lippett

 

Local authority governor:

Andrew Holland

 

Staff governor:

Jayne Lewis

 

Headteacher:

David Dinsmore 

  

Community governors:

Jon Anderson

Kaye Chittenden - Vice Chair of Governing Body

Adam Darley

Nigel Gallichan

Gaynor Howlett

Ian Roe - Chair of Governing Body

Susan Wood

 

Associate governors:

Sam Branson

Debbie Guyler

 

Associate governors are invited to attend Governing Body meetings and join sub-committees.

They can be given voting rights at committee level but not on the Full Governing Body.

 

The Clerk is Hannah Vincent

 

Sub-committees are:

 

Finance, Staffing & Premises

 

Jon Anderson - Chair

Adam Darley

David Dinsmore

Deborah Guyler

Ian Roe

Sam Branson

 

Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning

 

Kaye Chittenden - Chair

David Dinsmore

Nigel Gallichan

Andrew Holland

Gaynor Howlett

Jayne Lewis

Sam Branson

 

Governors with specific responsibilities:

 

Gaynor Howlett - SEND & Student Provision

Jon Anderson - Finance, Performance Management

Kaye Chittenden - Literacy, Safeguarding (Vice Chair)

Adam Darley - Staffing, Health & Safety, Behaviour

Nigel Gallichan - Assessment, Numeracy

Andrew Holland - Careers

Jayne Lewis - Policies, Medical

Ian Roe - Chair of Governors

 

Full Governing Body meeting dates for 2021-22:

 

24th September 2021 - 5pm

23rd November 2021 - 5pm

8th March 2022 - 4pm

3rd May 2022 - 4.30pm

5th July 2022 - 4.30pm

  

Sub-committee meeting dates for 2021-22:

 

Finance, Staffing & Premises: 

 

23rd November 2021 - 4pm

15th February 2022 - 4pm

26th April 2022 - 5pm

20th June 2022 - 5pm

 

Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning:  

 

26th November 2021 - 9.30am

4th March 2022 - 9.30am

28th April 2022 - 9.30am

1st July 2022 - 9.30am

  

Register of Governors' Business and Pecuniary Interests

 

 Name

 Category

 Date

 appointed

 Business

 Interests

 Pecuniary   Interests

Other Significant Interests and/or other Governor Posts Held

 Date of   Declaration

 Jon

 Anderson

Community  03/11/20

 Non - Executive   Director - Alliance   Trust Savings Ltd 

 

Non-Executive Director - Embark Group Ltd

None Declared

 Treasurer -     Wyvern   Credit Union

 

 Treasurer -   Dorchester   Disabled Club

 20/06/22
 Sam   Branson Associate  27/04/21   Deputy   Headteacher - DLC None Declared  None Declared  27/04/21

 Kaye  Chittenden

Community

 01/05/18

 Retired

None Declared

 Safeguarding   Governor -   Dorset  Studio   School

 24/10/20

 Adam    Darley

Community

 18/06/19

 Headteacher - The Purbeck School

None Declared

Trustee at Castleman Academy 

16/02/22

 David

 Dinsmore

Headteacher  08/10/19  Headteacher - DLC None Declared

 None Declared

 17/11/20

 Nigel

 Gallichan

Community  03/11/20  Retired None Declared

 None Declared

 30/10/20

 Andrew

 Holland

Local  Authority  22/10/20 Enterprise Co-ordinator - The Careers & Enterprise Company. Employed by Dorset Council None Declared  None Declared  15/09/20

 Gaynor

 Howlett

Community  03/11/20  Curriculum Manager, Foundation Studies - Weymouth College None Declared  None Declared  29/10/20

 Jayne

 Lewis

Staff

 22/01/19

 Mental Health & Safeguarding Lead - DLC

None Declared

 None Declared

 17/11/20

 Ian

 Roe

Community  26/09/17 Dorset Police Federation None Declared  Trustee - The   Police   Rehabilitation   Centre, Goring   on Thames  17/11/20

Chloe Evans-Lippett

Parent 07/12/21 None Declared None Declared None Declared 02/02/22

Debbie Guyler

Associate  29/03/22

School Business Manager - DLC

None Declared None Declared  05/05/22

Susan Wood

Community  03/05/22

SAFSO - Dorset Council

     

  

Attendance at meetings for Governing Body 2021/22

 

 Date

  Meeting   Attendance
20/06/22 Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-   committee meeting

Jon Anderson - Chair - Virtual

 Sam Branson - Apologies

 Ian Roe

 Debbie Guyler

 David Dinsmore

 Adam Darley - Virtual

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 03/05/22  Full Governing Body Meeting

 Ian Roe - Chair

 Nigel Gallichan

 Jon Anderson

 Debbie Guyler

 Sam Branson

 Jayne Lewis

 Andrew Holland

 David Dinsmore

 Susan Wood

 Gaynor Howlett - Apologies

 Chloe Evans-Lippett - Apologies

 Kaye Chittenden - Apologies

 Adam Darley - Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk 

 28/04/22  Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting

 Kaye Chittenden - Chair

 Andrew Holland

 David Dinsmore

 Sam Branson

 Jayne Lewis

 Gaynor Howlett - Apologies

 Nigel Gallichan -  Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 26/04/22  Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-   committee meeting

 Jon Anderson - Chair

 Sam Branson

 Ian Roe

 Debbie Guyler

 David Dinsmore

 Adam Darley - Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 29/03/22  Extraordinary Full Governing Body Meeting

 Ian Roe - Chair

 Kaye Chittenden

 David Dinsmore

 Andrew Holland

 Gaynor Howlett

 Jon Anderson

 Chloe Evans-Lippett

 Nigel Gallichan - Apologies

 Adam Darley - Apologies

 Jayne Lewis - Apologies

 Sam Branson - Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 08/03/22  Full Governing Body meeting   Jon Anderson

 Adam Darley

 Sam Branson

 Kaye Chittenden - Chair

 David Dinsmore

 Nigel Gallichan

 Andrew Holland

 Chloe Evans-Lippett

 Gaynor Howlett

 Jayne Lewis - Apologies

 Debbie Guyler

 Ian Roe - Chair

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 04/03/22 Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting  Kaye Chittenden

 Nigel Gallichan

 David Dinsmore

 Sam Branson

 Jayne Lewis

 Andrew Holland

 Gaynor Howlett -  Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk 

16/02/22 Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting 

  Jon Anderson - Chair

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore  

  Deborah Guyler

  Ian Roe 

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

10/02/22 Extraordinary Full Governing Body Meeting

 Nigel Gallichan

 Kaye Chittenden

 Adam Darley

 Jayne Lewis

 Ian Roe

 Andrew Holland

 Jon Anderson

 Debbie Guyler

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

26/11/21 Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting

 Kaye Chittenden

 Nigel Gallichan

 David Dinsmore

 Sam Branson

 Jayne Lewis

 Andrew Holland - Apologies

 Gaynor Howlett - Apologies

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

23/11/21 Full Governing Body meeting

 Jon Anderson

 Adam Darley

 Sam Branson

 Kaye Chittenden - Chair

 David Dinsmore

 Nigel Gallichan

 Andrew Holland

 Gaynor Howlett - Apologies 

 Jayne Lewis

 Debbie Guyler

 Ian Roe - Chair

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

23/11/21 Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting 

  Jon Anderson - Chair

  Adam Darley - Apologies

  David Dinsmore  

  Deborah Guyler

  Ian Roe 

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

28/9/21 Full Governing Body meeting

 Jon Anderson

 Sam Branson

 Kaye Chittenden

 David Dinsmore

 Nigel Gallichan -  Apologies

 Andrew Holland

 Gaynor Howlett

 Jayne Lewis

 Debbie Guyler

 Ian Roe - Chair

 Hannah Vincent - Clerk

  29/6/21   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson - apologies

  Sam Branson

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland

  Gaynor Howlett

  Jayne Lewis

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 
  22/6/21 Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting     

  Jon Anderson  - apologies

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore  

  Deborah Guyler

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

  

  27/4/21   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson

  Sam Branson

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland

  Gaynor Howlett

  Jayne Lewis

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 
  20/4/21  Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting    

  Jon Anderson  - Chair

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore  

  Deborah Guyler

  Ian Roe

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  9/2/21    Full Governing Body meeting   

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland - apologies

  Gaynor Howlett - apologies

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth - Chair

  Ian Roe - apologies

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  9/12/20   Full Governing Body extraordinary meeting     

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley - apologies

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland

  Gaynor Howlett - apologies

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  24/11/20   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley - apologies

  David Dinsmore

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland

  Gaynor Howlett - apologies

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  03/11/20   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Jon Anderson

  Kaye Chittenden - apologies

  Adam Darley - apologies

  David Dinsmore

  Nigel Gallichan

  Andrew Holland

  Gaynor Howlett

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  15/9/20   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley - apologies

  David Dinsmore

  Andrew Holland

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  30/6/20   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley - apologies

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 
  28/4/20   Full Governing Body meeting  

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  17/3/20   Full Governing Body meeting   

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore - apologies

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe

  Peter Thorne - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  3/3/20   Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting  

  Adam Darley -   apologies

  David Dinsmore  

  Deborah Guyler

  Phil Midworth -   apologies

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Peter Thorne

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 
  7/2/20   Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting

  

  Paul Absolom - Chair

  Kaye Chittenden

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis  

  Phil Midworth

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  3/12/19   Full Governing Body meeting

 

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley - apologies

  David Dinsmore

  Deborah Guyler

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe

  Peter Thorne - Chair

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 

  3/12/19   Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting

 

  Adam Darley - apologies  

  Deborah Guyler

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Peter Thorne

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

 
  29/11/19   Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting

 

  Paul Absolom - Chair

  Kaye Chittenden

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis  

  Phil Midworth

  Hannah Vincent - Clerk

  

  8/10/19   Full Governing Body meeting   

  Paul Absolom

  Kaye Chittenden

  Adam Darley

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe

  Peter Thorne - Chair

  Sarah Takel - Clerk

 

  8/10/19   Safeguarding, Curriculum and Teaching & Learning sub-committee meeting   

  Paul Absolom - Chair

  Kaye Chittenden

  David Dinsmore

  Jayne Lewis  

  Phil Midworth

  Peter Thorne

  Sarah Takel - Clerk

 

  8/10/19   Finance, Staffing & Premises sub-committee meeting   

  Adam Darley  

  Deborah Guyler

  Phil Midworth

  Ian Roe - Chair

  Peter Thorne

  Sarah Takel - Clerk