School Governance Committee
|Staff Governor||Kate Thomson has a background in administration and finance and is a qualified IT Trainer through the Institute of Personnel and Development. She is a staff governor. Her main role in school encompasses arranging careers, enterprise and employability skills activities. This involves liaising with staff, working with a variety of agencies and encouraging employer engagement. She also helps staff by ensuring they are comfortable using our technology and helps run the school council.|
|Co-opted Governor||Adam Shea is the Head of Communications Faculty at Reading Girls' school and is a co-opted staff governor. His main role in the school is to oversee the curriculum areas of English, Drama, Media Studies and Psychology, as well as teaching across these subjects. Adam holds a masters degree in English and is currently in the process of obtaining a second master's degree in Educational Leadership and Management as well as being a fellow on the 2017 cohort for the Ambition Teaching Leaders leadership and management training programme. Prior experiences to teaching include hospitality management and events coordination.|
|Rebecca Francis||Co-opted Governor||
Rebecca has recently joined the board of governors due to her interest in taking business practices into education. Rebecca herself attended an all girls selective school and is passionate about girls being empowered to achieve. Rebecca believes it is a privilege to be welcomed into RGS as a governor and is looking forward to helping to be part of the future of the school, equipping the students for successful lives whilst in and after Reading Girls School.
Most of her working life has been to inspire, coach and mentor others to be the very best they can be. Rebecca is a CPD accredited professional coach, holds an NLP diploma and has led many sales teams to success.
Rebecca has three children, two boys who have completed their university education and a daughter who is currently at sixth form studying A levels.
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