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Local governing body

Details of the Silverdale School Local Governing Body can be found below. Details of people who have served in the previous academic year are detailed in the annual accounts of Chorus Education Trust which can be found here.

If you would like to contact the Chair of Governors please email:
chairofgovernors@silverdale-chorustrust.org

Alexandra Migali (Chair) 

Alex is the Chair of Silverdale School Local Governing Body.

She is an experienced leader in secondary schools, post-16 training provision and local government, with a demonstrable track record of delivering successful outcomes, on time and within budget.

She has extensive national and local experience with university outreach teams and was a founding board member of the Higher Education Progression Partnership in Sheffield. She has extensive experience in the production of successful strategic business and service plans for Sheffield Council by co-creating the vision with staff, stakeholders and elected members, demonstrating successful partnership working. She has successfully led complex, medium scale projects and external funding streams through high quality performance and financial management.

Alex has a proven track record in establishing and maintaining good working relationships and networks with a range of stakeholders across the Sheffield City Region through strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Type of governor: Co-opted
Date of appointment: 1 January 2013
Term of office: Until 6 April 2025
Appointed by: The Governing Body

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: None
Nature of business: n/a
Nature of interest: n/a
Date of appointment or acquisition: n/a
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 29 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Strategic improvement committee: attended 2 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Resources committee: attended 0 out of 4 meetings in 2019-20
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 1 out of 2 meetings in 2019-20

Jennifer Smallwood 

Type of governor: Community 
Date of appointment: 21 October 2015
Term of office: Until 4 December 2021
Appointed by: The Governing Body

Business or pecuniary interests

None  
Date returned: 10 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 4 out of 4 meetings in 2018-19
Strategic improvement committee: attended 4 out of 4 meetings in 2018-19
Resources committee: attended 3 out of 4 meetings in 2018-19
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2018-19

Ian Wright (Vice Chair) 

Type of governor: Parent
Date of appointment: 14 June 2018
Term of office: Until 14 June 2022
Appointed by: The Governing Body

 Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: UOS LP Limited
Nature of business: Wholly owned subsidiary company of University of Sheffield
Nature of interest: Director
Date of appointment or acquisition: 10 July 2015
Date of cessation of interest: 16 May 2019
Date returned: 9 September 2020
Name of business: University of Sheffield Pension Scheme Trustee Limited
Nature of business: Pension Scheme (University of Sheffield)
Date of appointment or acquisition: 1 July 2019
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 9 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 2 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Strategic improvement committee: attended 0 of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Resources committee: attended 2 of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 0 of 2 meetings in 2019-20

Rob Whittleston 

Type of governor: Community
Date of appointment: 13 March 2019
Term of office: Until 13 March 2023
Appointed by: The Governing Body

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: National Nuclear Laboratory
Nature of business: Government owned RD&I organisation providing technical services to the energy sector
Nature of interest: Employee - Vice President
Date of appointment or acquisition: 1 May 2017
Date returned: 15 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 2 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Strategic improvement committee: attended 1 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Resources committee: attended 1 out of 4 meetings in 2019-20
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 1 out of 2 meetings in 2019-20

Grace Jones 

Type of governor: Community
Date of appointment: 13 March 2019
Term of office: Until 13 March 2023
Appointed by: The Governing Body

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: The University of Sheffield
Nature of business: Higher education institution
Nature of interest: Employee - academic programmes and quality
Date of appointment or acquisition: n/a
Date returned: 14 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Strategic improvement committee: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Resources committee: attended 3 out of 4 meetings in 2019-20
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 2 out of 2 meetings in 2019-20

Kit Barker 

Type of governor: Community
Date of appointment: 28 November 2019
Term of office: Until 27 November 2023
Appointed by:  The Governing Body

Business or pecuniary interests

Name of business: Ascension Design
Nature of business: Internet development
Nature of interest: Director & owner
Date of appointment or acquisition: 21 May 2002
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 15 September 2020
Name of business: Baby Basics UK
Nature of business: Charity
Nature of interest: Chair of Trustees
Date of appointment or acquisition: July 2016
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 15 September 2020
Name of business: My HR Toolkit
Nature of business: Online HR software
Nature of interest: Director
Date of appointment or acquisition: November 2014
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 15 September 2020
Name of business: MHT Holdings
Nature of business: Holding company
Nature of interest: Director/Shareholder
Date of appointment or acquisition: September 2018
Date of cessation of interest: n/a
Date returned: 15 September 2020
Name of business: OE Services
Nature of business: Online software
Nature of interest: Director
Date of appointment or acquisition: January 2017
Date of cessation of interest: April 2019
Date returned: 15 September 2020

Attendance at Local Governing Body meetings

Full governing body: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Strategic improvement committee: attended 0 out of 1 meetings in 2019-20
Resources committee: attended 3 out of 3 meetings in 2019-20
Safeguarding & inclusion committee: attended 0 out of 0 meetings in 2019-20

 

Governors resigned in last year

None