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“The academy’s use of alternative provision is very effective.” Ofsted 2013


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:

Andy Hyett - Chair of Governors. Chief Operating Officer, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (parent)

Stuart Woods - Headteacher at USH

John Barfoot - Academic Leader, Southampton Solent University

Sharon Jackopson - Vice Chair (parent)

Paul Tombs - Head of Public Services and Infrastructure, Zurich Municipal

James Renfrew - Senior Financial Controller - Solomon Systech (UK) Ltd (parent)

Sue Marsh - Headteacher - Beechwood Junior School 

Justine Taylor-Knightbridge - Lead Apprenticeships Advisor - Southampton City Council

Sam Mawby - Clerk

Local Governing Body Terms of Reference Scheme of Delegation - Jefferys Education Trust Governor Terms of Office Governor Meeting Attendance 2016-17 Governor Business Interests Register Governor Roles 2017-18

“I really liked the Spanish lesson: various exercises, useful games, lots of different teaching techniques that I hope to use.” Visiting European teacher