Who are our Governors?

Trafalgar School Governing Body 2019 - 2020

Name of Governor Type of Appointee Date Appointed Pecuniary Interest
Claire Copeland  Headteacher  January 2017 None
Joanne Bennett (Chair)  Directors Appointee  September 2019 Portsmouth City Council: Head of Business Growth, Relationships and Support
Richard Barlow  Co-Opted Governor  July 2017  Havant and Southdowns College: Deputy Principal
Philip Bentley Co-Opted Governor November 2019 Head of Estate Services, Portsmouth City Council
Claire Haque Co-Opted Governor November 2019 Housing, Portsmouth City Council and Two Saints Hope House
Stacy Ryan Staff Governor May 2018 None
Luan Meades Parent Governor September 2018 None
Stephen Sheehan Co-Opted Governor March 2019 None

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 Directors 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

Trafalgar Governing Body Attendance 2018 -2019 Trafalgar Governing Body Attendance 2017 -2018
Meetings attended Out of a possible Meetings attended Out of a possible
S Wilson, Chair, Trust Appointee 7 8 M Stratton, Chair, Trust Appointee 7 9
J Bennett, Vice-Chair, Trust Appointee 8 8 S Wilson, Vice-Chair, Trust Appointee 8 9
S Labedz, Executive Headteacher 7 8 S Labedz, Executive Headteacher 7 9
C Copeland, Headteacher 8 8 C Copeland, Headteacher 8 9
J Barrett, Trust Appointee (end of office June 2019) 4 5 J Bennett, Trust Appointee 5 9
J Mansfield, Trust Appointee (resigned October 2018) 1 1 J Mansfield, Trust Appointee 5 9
R Barlow, Co-opted Governor 4 8 R Barlow, Co-opted Governor 5 9
L Meades, Parent Governor 6 7 K Dawkins, Parent Governor 5 7
S Ryan, Staff Governor 6 7 S Ryan, Staff Governor (appointed May 2018) 3 3
S Sheehan, Co-opted (appointed May 2019) 3 3 L Freeman, Staff Governor (resigned January 2018) 1 3
T Kyle, Parent Governor 6 7 H Tippett, Parent Governor (resigned December 2017) 1 3
Y Barber, Co-opted Governor (appointed July 2019) 1 1
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