Lead governor for teaching; marketing / communications; mathematics. Part-time teacher at Frensham Heights independent school About me: I have three boys, my youngest two attending Stedham Primary. I have a degree in Philosophy and an MBA with a marketing specialism. I spent ten years in marketing management where the main emphasis of my work was strategic planning. In 2000 I set up my own practice working as an acupuncturist. I have a PGCE and have worked for two years as a Key Stage 2 class teacher. I am particularly interested in pastoral care; recognising and encouraging each individual child's unique talents and interests; teaching the skills required of children for the future workplace; education research; visual and open-ended mathematics teaching.
Oversees teaching (HT performance management, staffing & recruitment) and early years stage Currently has no financial or business involvement with the school Resigned July 2018.
About me: I have two children at Stedham Primary and live locally. Successfully piloted and set up a business (family club) that provides fitness and fun baby classes for parents and children 0-4 yrs in 2011, currently with 12 branches across Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and London. My experience / skills include recruiting staff and franchisees, business plans, online systems training, performance management, motivating and monitoring a team of 120+
David Furlow - Co-opted Governor - Chair of Governors
Term of office:
18/09/17 - 18/09/20
Oversees learning (curriculum, pupil data outcomes and quality of learning), supports the finance lead governor and monitors the school's provision for "more able" children Data strategist for ACS International Schools. About me: I am a student of literature and history and have worked in the creative media industry, secondary and higher education, consumer electronics product design and development, financial fraud investigation, business intelligence, and experience design. I am currently a data strategist, working to design data analytic and visual reporting systems, workflows, and data governance for a group of International Schools. From 2016-2018, I am a fellow at the strategic data project, an initiative of the Centre for Education Policy Research, at Harvard University.
Currently has no financial or business involvement with the school Appointed Associate Governor June 2019. Resigned April 2018. Associate Governor June 2019.
About me: I have been working in the education sector for 20 years. I am a Designated Safeguarding Lead overseeing Safeguarding and Child Protection for a group of international schools in the UK and Qatar. My role promotes the safety and pastoral well-being of children and young people. My belief is effective pastoral care greatly supports educational success. Unsafe or unhappy children will fail to thrive. Additionally, I have worked with the Boarding Schools’ Association as a tutor for their Health and Development module which was accredited by Roehampton University.
Member of local (Graffham) PCC Director of boarding, housemaster and assistant head of sixth form at Seaford College. About me: I am currently director of boarding at Seaford College and have been working there as housemaster and assistant head of sixth form for the past six years. Prior to thins I was assistant housemaster at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire. I teach business studies and economics although find myself increasingly taking on more and more of a pastoral role at Seaford.
I have two small children (Lily and Freddie) who are part of the Duncton and Graffham Schools Federation and my wife (Augusta) teaches with me at Seaford.
Outside of school time we enjoy travelling, walking and spending time together as a family. We have a house in the Lake District and spend most of our holidays up there.
Co-chair of governors focusing on strategy, finance and school communications. Also oversees teaching and learning, and monitors performance data, EYFS and maths. Member of headteacher appraisal panel. Also co-opted governor (and co-chair) of Rogate C of E primary school, member and voluntary clerk of Trotton-with-Chithurst parish council and voluntary driver of Midhurst Community Bus. Resigned January 2019.
About me: 8 years as an RAF pilot;5 years at Financial Times marketing department;8 years at FTSE 100 company covering investor, media & government relations, corporate marketing and strategy (finally on executive and strategy committees).Co-founder and director of global investor relation consulting firm for 21 years. Chair of UK Investor Relations Society (4 yrs), director of International Investor Relations Federation (10 yrs), chair of Oxshott Care voluntary care charity (20 yrs).
Co-chair of governors focusing on school development, learning and property / security. Also oversees pupil well-being and communications and monitors English. Head of fundraising at West Dean College Resigned January 2019.
About me: I'm a mum of two boys, one is at the school, and live locally in Midhurst. In my day job, I'm head of fundraising at West Dean College where I'm responsible for growing income to support the delivery of the college's educational programme. I bring leadership skills in strategic development, project management and team-building to the governing body.