The school governing body has a range of duties and responsibilities, which ensure that the school operates efficiently and effectively.  We have regular meetings to discuss the school’s finances, staffing, curriculum and buildings.  If you have any ideas or concerns that you would like to discuss with a governor you can contact us through the school.

Becoming a Kates Hill Governor

You don’t have to have special qualifications to become a governor, but an interest in Kates Hill is very important.  Governors are responsible for the school budget and for appointing staff along with the Head Teacher.  They have the interests of the children at heart in trying to make sure that they are happy at school and getting the best education. If you would like to speak to a school governor at any time drop in, or ring the school on (01384) 818700.

The governing body at Kates Hill can have up to 10 members which consists of 2 parent governors; nominated by parents,  1 LA appointed governor, 1 staff governor the head teacher and 5 co opted governors.

Meet our governors - 2017/2018

A register of Business interests is completed by governors annually. A copy of this is available from the School Business Manager on request.


Mrs Kathryn Harvey - Headteacher
Governor: Ex Officio 
Term of office: 24/04/2017 - ongoing
Responsibilities: Headteacher
Business Interests: None
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None

 

Mr Mike Searle  - Joint Chair
Governor: Co-Opted
Term of office: 14/06/2017 - 13/06/2020
Responsibilities: Safeguarding
Business Interests: Psychology UK Ltd., Educational Psychologist, Director of The Rowan School, Director of Weston Point College
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None

 

Miss Claire Fellows - Joint Chair
Governor: Parent
Appointed by: Parents
Term of office:   17/10/2017 - 16/10/2021
Responsibilities: English, Online-safety
Business Interests: None
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None

 

Mrs Kathryn Rawlings
Governor: Co-Opted Governor
Term of office: 06/06/2018 - 05/06/2022
Committees:  School Improvement & Ethos/Curriculum (chair) 
Responsibilities: Early Years
Business Interests: None
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None

 

Mrs Kay Jordan
Governor: Co-opted
Appointed by: Staff
Term of office: 31/08/2019 - 30/08/2023
Business Interests: None
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None


Mrs Margaret Hollis
Governor: Staff
Appointed by: Staff
Term of office: 17/01/2017 - 31/12/2021
Business Interests: None
Other Governorships/Directorships held in other Schools/Academies: None

Contact us

Kates Hill Community Primary School
Peel Street, Dudley, West Midlands. DY2 7HP
School Office: 01384 818700
Email: info@kates-hill.dudley.sch.uk