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Governors

The Governing Body of Thurston Community College has a range of powers and responsibilities which it is legally required to carry out, working in a close and balanced partnership with the Principal, to ensure that the College runs effectively to provide the best possible education for all its students.

The Governing Body's responsibilities include:

  • Helping to develop College policies and development plans
  • Ensuring that the National Curriculum is delivered
  • Acting as a link with the local community
  • The appointment of staff

"Get Information About Schools" is a register of educational establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education.  It provides information on establishments providing compulsory, higher and further education. 

The Governing Body Special Educational Needs information can be found in the SEND Information Report located on our Special Educational Needs page of the College website.

To contact the Governing Body please email governors@thurstoncollege.suffolk.sch.uk

Finance & Personnel, SEND
Name Position Committee Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interests Governor Declaration**
Elizabeth Dunn

Chair

Co-opted

Full Governing Body*, Finance & Personnel,  Curriculum & Standards, Steering*

Trustee - The Lund Trust

Elizabeth Dunn

Helen Aitchison

 Parent Governor

 Finance & Personnel

 

 

Angela Branfield

Co-opted

Curriculum & Standards, Safeguarding

None

Angela Branfield

Robert Davie Co-opted

Finance & Personnel

Robert Davie

Alice Evans 

Co-opted

VC Curriculum and Standards.
Pupil Premium & CLA

 None

Alice Evans

Cler Hobbs Co-opted Curriculum & Standards, Link Governor

Cler Hobbs

Jo John Co-opted Finance & Personnel, SEND

Jo John 

Robert Lenko Co-opted

Finance and Personnel*
Health & Safety
Steering

None

Robert Lenko

Fiona Macaulay Co-opted

 

Curriculum & Standards
Assistant Safeguarding

Fiona Macaulay

Tanya Sturman

Co-opted

VC Finance and Personnel,

Tanya Sturman

Andrew Smith

LA

Finance & Personnel

Andrew Smith

David Webdale

Staff Governor

Curriculum & Standards

Owner - David Webdale Jewellery Design

David Webdale

Helen Wilson

Principal

Finance & Personnel, Curriculum & Standards, Steering

 None

Helen Wilson

Carolanne Walsh

Confidential Secretary

 

 

* denotes Chair of Committee

Complaints Procedure

Parents should note it is the wish of the Governing Body to deal with all complaints quickly, effectively and as informally as possible. 
Complaints Procedure Policy