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 - Associate Director of Apprenticeships at University College of Estate Management

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 - Commercial Partnerships Manager, External Relations, Southampton Solent University

Andy Hyett, MSc MBA - Associate Member - Chief Operating Officer, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Katie Samways - 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.

Contact us

Governor Meeting Attendance 2016-17

Local Governing Body Terms of Reference

Governor Meeting Attendance 2017-18

Hamwic Education Trust Scheme of Delegation 2018

Governor Business Interests Register 2018

Governor Meeting Attendance 2018-19

Governor Terms of Office

Governors Roles 2019