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Policies & Governance

Governing Body

Katherine Clarke – Director Appointed Governor (Chair)
c/o St Dunstan’s School, Wells Road, Glastonbury, BA6 9BY | 01458 832943

Katherine Clarke is actively involved in youth engagement within Glastonbury she is a member of the Town Council Youth Provision, she runs the Youth Club and work experience weeks at the Red Brick Building.

Before taking a career break to have her girls she was a Payroll and Human Resources Manager in the NHS and Private sector. More recently she was the Project Manager at the Red Brick Building and Chair of Governors at St John’s infants School.

She is currently the administrator for her husband’s plastering company and runs her own freelance web design and social media promotions company.

She has a child at the school.

Helen Morley – Director Appointed Governor

Helen Morley is currently a Deputy Head at a local primary school and a parent of two children at St Dunstan’s in years 7 and 8. She is passionate about education both at primary and secondary level and wants to help St Dunstan’s become the outstanding school she knows it can be.

Maurice Hicks – Director Appointed Governor

Maurice has had a career in teaching, including 18 years of Headship in two secondary schools. In the past he has also worked as an Ofsted Inspector, and is now working as an Education Consultant supporting the work of over 30 schools. Maurice has been a Governor in several secondary and primary schools.

Maurice is married with two grown-up daughters. He is a keen walker, skier, motorcyclist and a slightly reluctant gardener!

Alun Williams – Director Appointed Governor

Alun has been the Executive Headteacher for the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership since 2012 and is also substantive Headteacher at Norton Hill School.

Alun is passionate about raising standards in teaching and learning and has the very highest expectations of students and staff across all schools within the partnership.

Kama McKenzie – Parent Governor

Kama has worked within young persons statutory and third sector services for 14 years (often working in or with secondary schools). She has worked with NEET (not in education, employment or training) young people, within substance misuse, mental health, teenage pregnancy, youth offending and with young carers. Her passion for responsive services that meet the needs of young people lead to her founding a Voluntary Organisation and a Social Enterprise 11 years ago. She specialises in youth participation within service development and strategic policy.

Kama moved to Glastonbury nearly 2 years ago from the South East with her partner and children. One attends a local primary school and one attends St Dunstan’s. She is currently part of the Senior Management Team at Carers Support Centre Bristol and South Gloucestershire as Young Carers Service Manager.

Sara Holt – Parent Governor

Sara is a primary school teacher and has a child at St Dunstan’s. She was previously a parent governor at St John’s infants school. She is often involved in music and drama in the local community. Sara believes that education is a lifelong process and that school should, above all, inspire a love of learning.

Lisa Newby – Staff Governor

Lisa has been working in secondary level education for the last 11 years, previously having been a self employed painter and decorator and also working in the finance sector.

Lisa has worked at St Dunstan’s for 5 and a half years as a science technician, and enjoys both her role within the school and working at the school.

Lisa lives in Langport and has volunteered at the local independant youth group since moving there in 2011. Her time was originally spent with the young people at the weekly sessions, but is now the treasurer of the youth group, and also a trustee since the youth group recently attained charitable status.

Lisa enjoys bell ringing, and being out in the beautiful Somerset countryside, either walking or on her bike.

Claire Jackson – Clerk

Claire has worked in education for nine years, having previously been Head’s PA at Norton Hill School and the original Clerk to the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership Trust and LGB.

Claire is a qualified Chartered Secretary and now runs a freelance Company Secretarial business providing legal compliance and governance services to several clients, both within and outside of the education sector.
Claire lives near Radstock, is married and has two teenage daughters who attend Somervale School.

The Role of Governors

The Role of Governors Click Here

Policies

Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership Policies Click Here

Complaints Procedure

Complaints Procedure Click Here

Trustees’ Report and Financial Statements

Annual Report and Financial Statements for period ended 31 May 2016 Click Here

2016 Audit and Regularity Assurance Engagement of St Dunstan’s School Academy Trust Click Here