Management Committee

Who are we?

The Management Committee is made up of Staff, Teachers from Island Schools and the Isle of Wight College, Community members and Local Authority governors. Miss J Boxx, the Headteacher is also on the Management Committee.

Currently the members are:

  • Paul Chivers – Chair of the Management Committee (4 year term ending 3/12/2023) (Community)
  • Jackie Boxx – Head Teacher, Island Learning Centre (Staff)
  • Rebecca Day – Gatten & Lake Primary School, Shanklin (4 year term ending 18/05/2025) (Community)
  • Stephanie Hyde – (4 year term ending 23/03/2025) (Community)
  • Jackie Fox – Island Learning Centre (4 year term ending 7/11/2024) (Staff)
  • Ben Griffiths – Ryde Academy (4 year term ending 5/10/2024) (Community)
  • Natalie Woods – Island Learning Centre (4 year term ending 24/03/2024) (Staff)
  • Sharon Stewart – Clerk to the Management Committee
  • Rob Packham – (4 year term ending 22/11/2024) (Local Authority)
  • Vikki Reader – (Community)

Register of Business Interest

Who decides how many members of the Management Committee there should be?

The Island Learning Centre has an instrument of Governance approved by the Local Authority and in line with legal requirements for the following spaces:

  • One parent member
  • One local authority member
  • Three staff members
  • Eight community members

When do they meet?

The Management Committee have meetings every half term, generally on a Wednesday after school. New dates are set in the summer term for the following academic year and the dates for 2021-22 are:

  • 29th September 2021
  • 24th November 2021
  • 26th January 2022
  • 30th March 2022
  • 25th May 2022
  • 13th July 2022

Attendance Register

What does the Management Committee do?

The Management Committee has a strategic role, setting out and monitoring the aims and objectives of the Island Learning Centre to ensure students are safe, have their needs met and receive a good standard of education.

The Management Committee is responsible for financial and budgetary decisions and specifically to ensure that decisions are made in the best interest of students.

The Management Committee also has the responsibility for the recruitment and management of the staff at the Island Learning Centre.

The Management Committee when appointing community members must first seek to appoint representatives from local schools. This school representation on the Management Committee helps to ensure that the needs of students are better met and help build continuity and raise progress and standards in their educational attainment.

How to contact the Management Committee?

Any correspondence, should be sent to the Clerk of the Management Committee c/o The Island Learning Centre, Albany Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5HZ.