'Governors ensure resources are allocated efficiently so that Pupil Premium funding has a positive impact on the achievement of eligible pupils'.  Ofsted Inspection Report, June 2014.

Kingsfleet Governors bring many, varied skills to the Governing Body. Governors are drawn from a number of backgrounds: Parents; Local Education Authority representatives; Staff and Community.

As well as termly meetings when all Governors get together, there are a number of committees and working groups which: look at various aspects of school life; ensure the school is well run and managed; ensure the school provides the best education; ensure the school is an enjoyable and safe place to learn and work.

Sub-groups include: Premises; Health and Safety; Special Educational Needs; Finance; Curriculum and Personnel.

Interested in becoming a Governor? Find out more about what's involved.

You can get in touch by email at or by dropping a note via the School office.

Members of the Governing Body

Name Governor type Term of office ends Position of responsibility Committee membership: Interests to declare:
Steve BACKHOUSE Parent   Chair of Governors Finance; Personnel & Communications Parent of pupils at the school.
Kyrsty BEATTIE Staff   Headteacher All  
Yvonne CHATT Staff   Teacher representative Health, Safety & Premises; Learning & Achievement
Charlotte FLYNN Parent   Safeguarding Governor Personnel & Communications Parent of pupil at the school
Chris KENDALL Associate*   Bursar Finance; Health, Safety & Premises  
Susie LAYZELL Parent     Health, Safety & Premises  
Eamon MULHOLLAND Community   Vice Chair Finance Employee of Lloyds Banking Group
Rebecca McCARTHY Associate*   Deputy Headteacher & SENCO Finance; Learning & Achievement; Personnel & Communications  
Helen SWIFT Community     Learning & Acievement, Personnel & Communications  
Arash TADJRISHI Community     Finance Parent of pupil at the school. Felixstowe Town Council Clerk.
Rebecca TODD Parent   Link Governor Finance; Health, Safety & Premises; Learning & Achievement Parent of pupils at the school. BT: shareholder and husband's employer.

* Associate Governors have voting rights for committees but not for main governor meetings.