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“This is a good school for the creative variety of subjects.” Year 6 parent


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 - Commercial Partnerships Manager, External Relations, Southampton Solent University

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 Governor Meeting Attendance 2017-18 Hamwic Education Trust Scheme of Delegation 2018 Governor Roles 2018-19 Governor Business Interests Register 2018 Governor Terms of Office Governor Meeting Attendance 2018-19

“I felt I must write to you to say what a privilege it was to spend time in USH. It was great to see how many of our past junior school children are growing into confident and respectful young adults. ” Junior School Headteacher, Jefferys Education Trust