Meet our Governors

Ann Williams

Ann is a former Social Worker who has two children at school in the local area. She is in her 6th year as Chair of Governors at Harrison Primary School, and took on the Chair of Governors role at Cams Hill in July 2017. She is a member of the Pastoral Committee, Teaching Learning & Assessment Committee and is the Safeguarding link governor at Cams Hill.

Ann is a National Leader of Governance and works closely with Pioneer Teaching Alliance to provide support to other Chairs within Fareham and Gosport.

James Fullarton

James is a retired Chartered Accountant whose children and now grandchildren attend/will attend Cams Hill. It is for this reason he became a governor and is passionate about excellence in education. James was a Trustee of Wykeham House School for 20 years. At Cams Hill, he is Chair of the Resources Committee, is on the Pay Committee and is a Vice Chair of Governors.

Nicola Rawlings

Nicola has been a member of the Governing Body since December 2015. She has previous Governor experience having been a parent governor for three years at a Primary School whilst they lived in Southsea. Nicola has worked for IBM for 22 years and for this reason takes on the IT link governor role at Cams Hill. She is also Vice Chair of Governors and sits on the Resources Committee, Pay Committee and the Headteacher Performance Management Panel. Nicola has two children at Cams Hill School.

JoAnna Bowles

JoAnna joined the Cams Hill Governing Body in Dec 2015, having been a former pupil. She is committed to giving back to the school she once attended. JoAnna sits on the Pastoral Committee and is the SMSC/PDL link governor.

Sara Brooker

Sara is a staff governor and sits on the Pastoral Committee. She works closely with both the SLT Safeguarding Lead and link Safeguarding governor to ensure children are safe at Cams Hill School.

Richard Cheatle

Richard is the previous Chair of Governors at Cams Hill, having been elected as a parent governor in October 2013. He is now in his second term of office and is the chair of the Pastoral Committee.

Wendy Druce

Wendy has been a parent governor since December 2015 and has a child at the school. She sits on the Teaching, Learning & Assessment Committee and is the CIAG (careers guidance) link governor. Having previously worked in schools for 13 years with Education Business Partnership organisations, Wendy is an advocate for ensuring pupils are provided with the skills to enable them to meet their future personal and career aspirations.

Simon Freeman

Simon has been a governor at Cams Hill since Oct 2011. Although he longer has children at the school, he remains committed to providing an excellent quality of education for Cams Hill pupils.

Simon sits on the Resources Committee and the Headteacher Performance Panel. He is also the Pupil Premium link governor.

Peta Gough

Peta has been a Cams Hill governor since 1991. She has held several positions, including SEN governor, and continues to be involved with the school’s Resources Committee.

Peta is a member of staff at Cams Hill, supporting pupils’ learning in one-to-one lessons, a very rewarding job that she loves. She also runs the after-school gardening club with the help of a colleague.

Gwennan Harrison-Jones

Gwennan became Headteacher of Cams Hill in September 2015 and is a governor by right of her job role. She is committed to working collaboratively with the governing body and her Senior Leadership Team to ensure all pupils at Cams Hill have an excellent and holistic education.

Caroline Hiron

Caroline has been an Art Teacher at Cams Hill for the last 12 years and is passionate about supporting pupils to discover their creative capabilities. She trained as a textile designer specialising in print and this culminated in an MA from the Royal College of Art in London. Before she joined Cams, Caroline was working as a freelance artist but had a desire to share her experience and knowledge with a younger generation. It is testament to a great school and an amazing Art Department that, after all this time, this desire is still as strong.

Caroline became a staff governor in July 2017 because she believes that our school is a special place. She feels that she can contribute to our whole school vision from a teacher’s perspective and is currently a member of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee.

Andrew Kaye

Andrew is Chair of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee. He has two children at the school and lives locally. Andrew has worked in further education for much of his career and currently holds the position of Deputy Principal at Fareham College. Additionally, he works part-time for Ofsted inspecting Further Education and Skills providers. His skills and experience support the governing body in improving the quality of teaching and learning.

Sonya Read

Sonya is a Parent Governor at Cams Hill. She is the SEN link governor and sits on the Pastoral Committee. She has three children aged 17, 14 and 12.

With life experience, enthusiasm and commitment, Sonya feels passionate about the well-being of all children and inclusive education at Cams Hill School. She sees it as a privilege to be part of the school’s community.

Nicola Trend

Nicola joined Cams Hill School as a co-opted Governor in October 2017 and is a member of the Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee.

She attended Cams Hill as a child, then studied sciences at Fareham College before moving away to study Molecular and Cellular Biology at Bath University. Nicola has lots of experience with secondary school-age children, teaching sciences for ten years in the local area, mostly in Portsmouth.

Nicola is a volunteer at a local primary school which her two children attend. She became a governor at Cams Hill because she is interested in the complexities of education and passionate about the importance of parental involvement in the education of our children.

John Ure

John has been a governor at Cams Hill since November 2011 and has had three children at the school, two remaining in Year 11 and Year 9. He is currently Quality Manager at SPI Lasers UK in Hedge End, and in addition has a wealth of industrial experience in operations and product development management. He is the link governor for core subjects – English, Maths and Science – as well as sitting on the Pastoral Committee and Headteacher Performance Management Panel.

Claire White

Claire is Clerk to the Cams Hill School Governing Body and is responsible for ensuring all members have the information they need to make informed strategic decisions about the school moving forward. Claire also ensures the smooth running of both Committee and Full Governing Body meetings by working with the Chair to manage agendas, policies, documents and minutes.

Claire is a mum to two children and lives locally.

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