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Having spent 10 years in industry in marketing, I also enjoy teaching Business and running our Enterprise enrichment, which keeps me up to date with British business trends. I am also Clerk to the Governors of Farlington School Trust Limited. I was motivated to become a Governor to help the school achieve its goals and be the best it can be. Following a degree in Education and Maths at Cambridge, I started my teaching career as the music specialist in a county junior school in Cambridgeshire. Once I had come to grips with the technology and dealing with a rush of incoming questions which needed immediate and accurate replies, the event focused my thoughts critically on the expectations required of Governors, something which I hope will help in my role at Farlington School. Since then I have taken on a number of roles including Careers, Wellbeing  and Life Skills Coordinator, as well as Head of Year 10 & 11. My first post was at Dulwich College Prep School, a large co-ed school where I was a Housemistress and French teacher. The November edition of University Business magazine, the property issue, is now available to download . It is a privilege to be able to be part of that process.. School governors need a good understanding of what their role entails, says Farlington School’s chair of governors Sue Mitchell I enjoy interacting with the other Governors, Headteacher and staff, as well as observing the school and its pupils in action. Like it or not, independent schools are businesses which must be commercially viable: the Head clearly has responsibilities in this area, but the intricacies of finance, estates management and increasingly, safeguarding and human resources, need support and direction from Governors whose expertise is in those areas. I was delighted to join the team at Farlington as a PE Teacher and now Head of Year 7. Being a Governor is an exciting opportunity to become more involved in the life of the school, play an important part in developing the school, and representing parents and carers at a strategic level. I oversee Operations, Finance, PR and Marketing, I am a member of the senior leadership team and I am responsible for the 33 acre Estate. Farlington School announces co-ed plans. Set Goals I can also be found in the Boarding House,  as I am Assistant Houseparent for the Mansion House. Clearly, Governors need a good understanding of how the School operates. Farlington School is part of Bellevue Education. Posted April 4, 2018. I joined Farlington having taught in the independent sector for quite a number of years since qualifying. … I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and am passionate about languages and their real-world application. I am committed to providing a creative, inclusive and purposeful learning environment which challenges every student to embrace challenges, seize opportunities and achieve their full potential. Media Pack. School Farlington School. The move towards a co-educational Prep School will be gradual and our existing classes in the Prep and Pre-Prep will remain girls-only. Registered charity number307048. Parents who wish to contact the Chairman of Governors should write to P. J. Lough Esq., The Chairman of Governors, c/o Brambletye School Trust Limited, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3PD or chairmanofgovernors@brambletye.com. After gaining a degree from the University of Sheffield specialising in Anatomy and Cell biology, I went on to get a PGCE. One of Kent's leading independent, co-educational, day and boarding schools, for pupils aged 3 to 18. I have taught in the state and independent sectors and have been at Farlington since 2007. Teaching at Farlington is always a pleasure and I feel very fortunate to lead a wonderful team of Social Scientists who are equally passionate about their subjects. Starting as a classroom teacher of History and Religion, Philosophy and Ethics, I progressed to Head of RPE and have recently been appointed as the Head of Faculty of Social Sciences. Magazine. Governors support and challenge headteachers by gathering views, asking questions and deciding what is best for the school. I also enjoy exploring Teaching and Learning, having completed my MA in Education, mainly concentrating on Student Voice and motivation. Pupils entering into Year 7 may take the opportunity to apply for a Sports Scholarship. School Address: Strood Park, … Welcome to Farlington’s information hub. Strood Park Horsham West Sussex RH12 3PN. The Head’s role is to manage the school, on more than just the clichéd day-to-day basis, but ultimately the Governors have a legal responsibility to the School, and, in a worst case scenario, the Chair of Governors is a final port of call in a complaints or grievance procedure. My career has been devoted to teaching and leading in schools in the UK and abroad - Calday Grange Grammar School for Boys in West Kirby, The Sir James Henderson British School of Milan and Croydon High School for Girls. 01730 813 243 Chair of Governors. In September 2018 we were delighted to welcome boys into our Reception cla.. By using this website you are consenting to the use of cookies. Free school meals. Nicky Evelegh. LENT 2020 DIGITAL NEWSLETTER – ELLESMERE COLLEGE. As usual, there was a wonderful array of costumes and a lot of effort had gone into creating each and every one. (OED). I am currently in my final year studying for a Masters’ in History with the University of Edinburgh, and you may also see me playing in my clarinet in Slinfold Concert Band, or of course, in Farlington concerts. St Bees School – VIRTUAL OPEN DAY – Mon. School Information. The Governors and Senior Leadership Team of Farlington School have made the decision this week to welcome boys into its Reception Class from September 2018. Mrs Sue Mitchell, Chair of Governors, Farlington School, © 2020 UK Boarding Schools UK Boarding Schools | Emap (part of the Metropolis Group) Southern House, Wellesley Grove, Croydon CR01XG +44 (0)20 8253 4613, +44 (0)20 8253 4613 | boardingschools@metropolis.co.uk | www.ukboardingschools.com - Sitemap - XML. School News. Teaching. DfE Number938/6144. The school also has a long association with the University of Chichester in the field of teacher education. I have overall responsibility for the strategic leadership of Farlington School. Northbourne Park School Celebrates World Book Day. As a sixth form tutor, I enjoy seeing students move onto  their destinations and reaching for their aspirations. Brian Dallimore Musician, Teacher, Head of Outreach & Partnerships, Coach, Mentor, School Governor Brighton, United Kingdom 32 connections Alongside teaching, I have carried out many different roles of responsibility. My interest is mainly in Modern History, and I thoroughly enjoy teaching all my topics, but in particular teaching 20th Century American A Level  History. There are six types of school governor: Parent governors are parents of children attending the school and are elected by other parents. We hope you find everything you need. Daphne Hanbury. History surrounds and encompasses and influences our lives, culture and society. VIRTUAL TOUR FOR ELLESMERE COLLEGE. After completing a degree in Coach Education & Sports Development at the University of Bath, I decided to embark on a PGCE in Secondary PE Teaching. UB November issue out now . The decision was made by the governors and senior leadership team, in a gradual move towards becoming a co-educational prep-school. It also reinforced my belief that our school is very fortunate to have such a breadth of skills amongst its current Governors. It is my firm belief that children must be happy at school in order to gain confidence and progress with their learning; this has been my personal ethos throughout my long teaching career. Fixtures and inter-house team matches are organised independently of clubs and School teams which compete successfully in local and county events. … After graduating with a degree in modern languages (French and Spanish), I worked in Sports Marketing mainly in Europe and the UK, responsible for logistics and marketing of all manner of sport events. You can view our privacy and cookies policy here. What's On. Video. I completed the Teach First programme in South London, working firstly as a French and Spanish teacher before transitioning into Maths teaching. I also run the Science Department, which continues to be a popular and successful area of the School. The move towards a co-educational Prep School will be gradual and our existing classes in the Prep and Pre-Prep will remain girls-only. Each year 2 Staff Governors and up to 4 current Parent Governors are voted onto the Board for a period of one year. I now have overall responsibility for the timetable, day-to-day logistics, pastoral care  and staff wellbeing. Farlington is an independent day and boarding school, providing an exceptional, all-round education for children aged 4 18. I have worked in a variety of different schools over the years, but more recently, I spent twelve years at the Ursuline High School for Girls as Head of Biology before joining Farlington in 2003. RGS Springfield – Grace Kelly Childhood Cancer Trust. All school addresses follow the rule firstinitialsurname@brambletye.com. I also worked as Head of Year, following my year group from Year 7 to their GCSEs in Year 11. I was recently invited to take the hot seat role in an on-line training course for aspiring independent school heads. Consequently, I manage the Boarding and Medical Centre teams at Farlington. After completing my degree in Ecology and Animal Behaviour, I briefly worked in a school as a science laboratory technician. From here I taught at a girls' state school in London before moving to Spain to teach in a British International School. I joined Farlington from a management background in civil aviation, including service development, training, customer relations and internal communications. In Years 3 & 4 I then moved to Windlesham House, an all-boarding coed prep school in Sussex where I was a residential houseparent for many years. Talented individuals are encouraged to pursue their sporting skills to the highest standard. Governance is an area which course members felt unsure about: senior managers in schools are not always involved in Governors’ meetings, so it is an area in which it is difficult to gain experience. Farlington School is an independent day and boarding school for pupils aged four to eighteen in Horsham, West Sussex, England. One of the key problems which faces any school in the country, independent or maintained, is finding people who have such skills and, equally importantly, the time to give to the school. Contact. An annual ‘Meet the Governors’ meeting is held in the Spring Term for the pupils of the School. I feel very privileged to have been entrusted with leading its happy and vibrant community and ensuring that we continue to provide its pupils with an outstanding all-round education. Farlington School has announced that it will welcome boys into its reception class in September 2018. If you would like to know more please contact Ms S Scott, Clark to the Governors by emailing [email protected] for more information. This may seem strange, since I had just retired from many years of Headship, but that was in a group of schools which operated very differently. Local government authorities are responsible for implementing policy for public education and state-funded schools at a local level. Blogs. Vice Chair of Governors… After graduating from Homerton College, Cambridge I taught in the Prep Department of Croham Hurst School, Croydon, lived in America for a while and then taught at Arundale School, Pulborough where I became deputy head. (Value £100) 1. About UK Schools from Wikipedia. More impressively, the value-added scores for the year group meant that the measurement for students achieving five good GCSE passes (including English and Mathematics) was 30% than higher than predicted when those students joined the school in 2015. School Secretary. Mrs Sue Mitchell, Chair of Governors, Farlington School Co-ed Schools I have overall responsibility for Physical Education in both the Prep and Senior Schools which encompasses a huge variety of activities including riding. I joined Farlington in April 2016 after almost eleven years in the state sector and haven’t looked back! Virtual Open Days at Haileybury. About. Education in England is overseen by the United Kingdom’s Department for Education. This made me realise that teaching might be a good career choice. I am responsible for the finance operations of the School, and enjoy getting involved in all aspects of school life, from judging the Bake-off competition to helping out at school events and refreshing my Spanish on the study trip to Madrid. I have three children in both the Senior and Prep schools at Farlington and they all love it here. In addition, I also bring a perspective as a parent. The Chaplaincy exists to assist all members of school in their search for meaning and purpose in life. Contact via the school office. The Chair of the Friends of Dallington is ex-officio. Technology. I love working with young people and inspiring them to look beyond their own horizons to see what can be achieved with determination and hard work! When I became involved with Farlington School, some four years ago, I was new to the idea of just how much responsibility the Governing Body has for the life and well-being of a school. I am passionate about inclusive teaching and learning and instilling a love for sport and healthy active lifestyles. Farlington joined the Bellevue Education group in September 2019. Telephone number01403 254967. Name of School: Farlington School. Directory. On Thursday 16th November, staff at Farlington School wore 50 shades of purple and bought purple cakes to support Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month to highlight the importance of early diagnosis. Whilst the Chaplaincy is Christian and based on the practice of the Church of England, the Chaplain aims to put all students in touch with their spirituality, however expressed. admin@conifersschool.com. Address. In a recently released statement, the school said: “The move towards a co-educational Prep School will be gradual and our existing classes in the Prep and Pre-Prep will remain girls-only. Governing Body: a group of people who formulate the policy and direct the affairs of an institution in partnership with the managers, especially on a voluntary or part-time basis. I am also Clerk to the Governors of Farlington School Trust Limited. Farlington School has announced that it will welcome boys into its Reception Class from September 2018, following a decision made by the Governors and Senior Leadership Team, last week. jr@farlingtonschool.com. At present I am Head of History, Deputy Head of Sixth Form and Head of Enterprise. Sara Whittaker Head Creative & Expressive Arts: I joined Farlington having taught in the independent sector for quite a number of years since qualifying. Farlington was founded in 1896 originally as a girls' school in Haywards Heath but moved to its present site at Strood Park near Horsham in 1955. I currently have the best of both worlds where, as Head of Biology I can inspire and pass on my  passion for biology and in my position as Head of Sixth Form I have the opportunity to help and guide students in the exciting time of their lives where they gain independence and get to explore pathways for their future. I am passionate about education. I moved to Farlington in 2019 as a teacher of Maths and am now also Head of Years 8 & 9. Michelle StanleyVice Chair of Governors. School life. Sustainability. Farringtons is a truly remarkable school, one steeped in history and tradition, but forward thinking in its approach. My overall responsibilities include the quality of the Senior School curriculum and teacher delivery to ensure that it inspires and challenges our students. Following a career break to bring up my family, I joined Farlington and retrained as an accountant (MAAT). She developed her expertise in English, cross-curricular literacy and EAL (English as an Additional Language) working in London schools and Local Authorities as a teacher, manager and consultant. I also lead Professional Development and manage IT staff and strategy, in addition to those in the Faculty of Languages. Parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. Email addressoffice@farlingtonschool.net. Tags university-estates. Governors have to be very aware of not being “operational”. Co-opted governors are appointed by the governing body and usually have specific skills that will help run the school. This shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Understand where your child is now; 2. Having completed my Psychology degree and subsequent teacher training, I taught in the state sector before joining Farlington as Head of Psychology in 2019. The time has flown by and I love working at this wonderful school. It also reinforced my belief that our school is very fortunate to have such a breadth of skills amongst its current Governors. I have overall responsibility for assessment, reporting and tracking within the Senior School. This does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but those who are eligible to receive them. It became evident during the course of the on-line discussion that the relationship between Head and Governors, and how to develop and grow it, was of serious interest, as was the concern that Governors, especially Chairs, might intervene too much. HeadmistressMs Louise Higson. I then joined the Prep School at Farlington, teaching all KS2 classes and watched my own daughters thrive here. Click here for directions to Farlington School, Strood Park, RH12 3PN on Google Maps. Create your academic roadmap for free! This was followed by a move to The City of London Freemen’s School where I was a Head of House teaching Maths, French and running the Junior ICT department. My ethos is that meeting the pastoral needs  of an  individual is  a fundamental element  in education, underpinning, not only in grade attainment but also in helping to form the future adult. Michelle Stanley, appointed as a Community Governor in 2013, brings a wide range of experience in education to the role of Community Governor. If you have any questions, please call the School office on 01403 254967 or email office@farlingtonschool.com and we will be happy to help you. The Governors and Senior Leadership Team of Farlington School have made the decision this week to welcome boys into its Reception Class from September 2018. They normally serve for a term of office lasting four years. 20th April. Farlington 2015 role of Governors. On Friday 6th March, children and staff at Northbourne Park School celebrated World Book Day in style with a day of dressing up as favourite characters from books. I am also an Inspector with the Independent Schools Inspectorate. What I now understand, as Chair, is that it is absolutely vital for stand-alone independent schools, such as Farlington, to have a group of committed Governors with a significant variety of professional skills. Fourteen years after leaving Farlington as a pupil, I returned as Head of the Lower School, teaching Maths. I am passionate about delivering a curriculum which inspires lifelong participation for all, whether that is in sporting or any one of the many creative fields we are privileged to offer at Farlington. Recently I have moved from the classroom to admissions and I love getting to know all the new families, from their initial enquiry and tour of the school to when they come up the drive on their first day here. I have many years of experience as a professional tutor to postgraduate trainee teachers from the University of Chichester. Working as a member of the DFE Teachers’ Panel for SATs developed my interest in primary maths teaching. I have three children in both the Senior and Prep schools at Farlington and they all love it here. It is situated about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Horsham. I aim to create and share a vision which expresses the core values of the School: Individuality, Opportunity and Community. 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