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Regent High School

Our governors

Regent High School's governors are drawn from a range of backgrounds and support the school in setting its strategic direction. This page provides statutory information about our governors.

Key information                                                     

The Governing Body re-constituted on 16 October 2014.  

The Governing Body's Instrument of Government details the composition of the Regent High School Governing Body.

The Governing Body's Register of Business Interests is below.

Dates for meetings during the current academic year are given at the bottom of the page.

Background information

Regent High School is an 11-19 co-educational secondary school of over 1000 students located in Somers Town in the London Borough of Camden. A majority of students are from a minority ethnic background, with 43.84% of students being of Bengali heritage, 16.9% of Black Somali heritage, and a further 26 different ethnic backgrounds being represented in the student body.

The school opened its new, £25 million building in April 2015, and now boasts some of the most advanced learning spaces available.

The Governing Body comprises 17 members from a range of backgrounds including the parent body, staff body, the Local Authority and the local community. Several members of the Governing Body work at organisations with which the school has a close relationship.  The mix of skills and experience is strong and is reviewed regularly to ensure that the Governing Body is able to fulfil its strategic role.

In addition to their membership of the Full Governing Body (FGB), governors are members of one of the following committees:

L&A: Learning and Achievement committee (SLT links: Deputy Headteacher (Progress and Attainment), Deputy Headteacher (Teaching and Learning) and Deputy Headteacher (Behaviour and Wellbeing))

RPL: Resources and Partnerships for Learning committee (SLT links: School Business Leader and Director of Community Engagement)

The Governing Body's Terms of Reference describe the roles of the Full Governing Body and its committees.

Some governors also hold additional responsibilities, which are detailed in the table following.

The table below details governors’ declared interests. Such interests may include business, pecuniary and material interests, and any personal relationships between governors and with members of staff, including spouses, partners and relatives.

Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to Governors, Paula Reed, by emailing governors@regenthighschool.org.uk or by calling 020 7387 0126.

You can read more about our governors on the 'Meet our governors' page.

Register of Business Interests

 Date last updated: 16 November 2020

 

Full Name

Category of Governor

Appointed/ elected by

Term of office (including end date)

Committees

Responsibilities

Details of being a governor at any other educational establishments

(2018-2019)

Declarations of Interests

(See note above)

(2018-2019)

Attendance

(%)

(2019-2020)

1.

Ria Bartlett

Co-opted 

Governing Body 

Jul 2016 -  Jul 2020 

RPL

Joint Vice-Chair of Governors

 

Chair of RPL 

 

Health and Safety Governor

 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Governor

None

Trustee, Camden Spark 

100

2.

Dr James Briscoe

Co-opted

Governing Body

Oct 2018 - Oct 2022

L&A

Joint Vice-Chair of Governors

 

Chair of L&A

None

Director, Think LAB

 

Fellow, The Royal Society

 

Fellow, The Academy of Medical Sciences

 

Member, The British Society for Developmental Biology

78

3.

Shakira Choudhury

Co-opted (Support staff member)

Governing Body

Sep 2019 - Sep 2023

RPL

 

None

None

88

4.

Wan Fan

Co-opted 

Governing Body 

May 2019 - May 2023

L&A

Training and Development Governor 

None

Director, WF Media Ltd

89

5.

Miriam Fine

Co-opted

Governing Body

May 2019 - May 2023

RPL

 

None

None

88

6.

Nicholle Lennon

Elected Staff

Staff

Dec 2018 - Dec 2022

L&A

 

None

None

67

7.

Susan Matheson

Co-opted

Governing Body

May 2019 - May 2023

L&A

Pupil Premium Governor

None

None

78

8.

Laura Mogaji

Parent governor

Parents/Carers

Nov 2019 - Nov 2023

 RPL

 

None

None

100

9.

Gary Moore 

Headteacher 

Headteacher 

Ex-Officio 

L&A

RPL

 

None

Director, Camden Learning

91 

10.

Juliet Rowson

Elected Parent/Carer

Parents/Carers

Nov 2018 - Nov 2022

L&A

Healthy Schools Governor 

None

None

78

11.

Sean Ruston

Co-opted

Governing Body

Oct 2018 - Oct 2022

L&A

 

None

None

89

12.

Dr Martin Stephen

Co-opted

Governing Body

May 2020 - Jan 2024

 

 Chair of Governors

Governor, The London Academy of Excellence

None

N/A

13. 

Daniel Stevens 

Co-opted 

Governing Body 

Dec 2017 - Dec 2021 

RPL 

Vice-Chair of RPL

 

Careers Governor 

None 

None 

88 

14.

Jessie Turnbull

Co-opted

Governing Body

Jan 2020 - Jan 2024

 L&A

Safeguarding Governor

 

Looked After Children Governor

 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Governor 

None

Trustee, Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation

 

Member, Royal Institute of British Architects

 

Member, Architects Registration Board

 

New York State Registered Architect, USA

100

15.

Cindy Walters

Co-opted 

Governing Body 

Dec 2017 - Dec 2021 

RPL

SEND Governor 

 

Healthy Schools Governor

None

Director, Walters & Cohen Architects

 

Chair, Architecture Foundation

 

Member, Young Women's Trust

 

Member, Royal Institute of British Architects

 

Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects 

75 

16.

Vacancy Co-opted Governing  Body

17. 

Vacancy Local Authority Local Authority (London Borough of Camden)

Associate Members (non-voting)

There are not currently any Associate Members of the Governing Body.

Governors who have ceased being a governor in the last twelve months:

Tim Robertson Local Authority Local Authority (London Borough of Camden)

Sep 2018 - Sep 2022

 

Stepped down in May 2020

L&A

Chair of Governors

 

 

Safeguarding Governor

 

Looked After Children Governor

None

Chief Executive, The Anne Frank Trust UK

 

Elder, Friends' House

 

Patron, Print Fest

67

2020-2021 governors' meeting dates 

The governors' meeting dates for the 2020-2021 academic year are as follows:

Autumn term 2020

Date Time Meeting
Wednesday 23 September  6.00 pm Full Governing Body
Wednesday 14 October 5.30 pm Resources and Partnerships for Learning committee
Wednesday 4 November 5.30 pm Pay determination meeting
Wednesday 11 November 5.30 pm Learning and Achievement committee
Wednesday 16 December 6.00 pm Full Governing Body

 Spring term 2021

Date Time Meeting
Wednesday 13 January 5.30 pm Learning and Achievement committee
Wednesday 3 February 5.30 pm Resources and Partnerships for Learning committee
Wednesday 10 February  6.00 pm Full Governing Body
Wednesday 3 March 6.00 pm Governor training
Wednesday 24 March 5.30 pm Resources and Partnerships for Learning committee

 Summer term 2021

Date Time Meeting
Wednesday 21 April 5.30 pm Learning and Achievement committee
Wednesday 12 May 6.00 pm Full Governing Body
Wednesday 23 June 5.30 pm Resources and Partnerships for Learning  committee (TBC)