“Pupils are welcoming and friendly and many are proud of their academy. ” Ofsted 2016
The Governors of Upper Shirley High are committed to working with the Headteacher and staff to provide a high quality education for all pupils.
Our role is to monitor, challenge and support the school at a strategic level. Governors meet once per month and focus on a range of areas including standards, finance, safeguarding and strategic planning.
Our governors are:
John Barfoot - Chair of Governors - Academic Leader, Southampton Solent University
James Renfrew - Vice Chair - Senior Financial Controller - Solomon Systech (UK) Ltd (parent)
Stuart Woods - Headteacher at USH
Sharon Jackopson - Finance Officer - Gas Care
Paul Tombs - Head of Public Services and Infrastructure, Zurich Municipal
Justine Taylor-Knightbridge - Lead Apprenticeships Advisor - Southampton City Council
Sam Mawby - Clerk
Correspondence Address for Chair of Governors - Mr J Barfoot c/o Upper Shirley High, Bellemoor Road, Southampton, SO15 7QU or email using the button below.Governor Meeting Attendance 2016-17 Local Governing Body Terms of Reference Hamwic Education Trust Scheme of Delegation Governor Roles 2017-18 Governor Business Interests Register Governor Meeting Attendance 2017-18 Governor Terms of Office