Introduction

Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC) is an independent Corporation formed under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

The Instrument and Articles of Government set out the Corporation’s powers, membership, roles and responsibilities which is supplemented by various other documentation including the financial memorandum, the Audit Code of Practice and law relating to equality and diversity and health and safety.

The College is funded predominantly by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

The Members of the Corporation comprise individuals from business, local community, staff, students and parents. The College Principal is an ex-officio Member.

On this site you will find information about the Governors and the work of the Governing Body, including details of Corporation and Committee meetings and other key Governance documentation.

Expressions of interest in becoming a Governor of the College are always welcome and in the first instance, please contact the Clerk to the Corporation, Louise Pennington:  l.pennington@bhasvic.ac.uk

William Baldwin

Principal and Governor. Committee Membership: Audit, Quality and Curriculum, Resources, Premises Group, Remuneration, Search and Governance

Sandra Prail

Chair of Governors. Committee Membership: Premises Group (Chair), Remuneration, Resources, Search and Governance

Louise Askew

Parent Governor: Member of Quality and Curriculum

Mike Bewlock

Co-opted Member of the Audit Committee

Sarah Bovill

Co-opted Member of the Audit Committee

Jo Davies

Co-opted Member of the Resources Committee

Gillian Hampden-Thompson

Governor. Committee Membership: Quality and Curriculum Committee (Chair), Remuneration, Search and Governance

Neil Jones

Governor. Committee Membership: Quality & Curriculum

Howard Kidd

Governor. Committee Membership: Remuneration, Resources (Chair), Premises Group, Search and Governance

Amanda Law

Parent Governor: Member of the Audit Committee

Lynn O'Meara

Governor. Committee Membership: Quality and Curriculum

Chris Newson

Governor. Committee Membership: Resources

Neil Perry

Vice-Chair of Governors. Committee Membership: Remuneration (Chair), Resources, Search and Governance (Chair)

Chris Piper

Governor. Committee Membership: Audit and Quality & Curriculum

Jacquie Punter

Co-opted Member (Teaching Staff) of Quality and Curriculum

Jo Redfern

Governor. Committee Membership: Quality and Curriculum

Oli Shaw

Governor (Student). Committee Membership: Quality & Curriculum

Sue Smith

Governor (Support Staff): Committee Membership: Resources

Mark Snape

Co-opted Member of Resources and Premises Group

Christian Williams

Governor (Student): Committee Membership: Quality & Curriculum

Tom Wolfenden

Vice-Chair of Governors. Committee Membership: Audit (Chair), Search and Governance

CONSULTATION WITH STAFF AND STUDENTS
Arrangements for obtaining stakeholders’ views

INSTRUMENT AND ARTICLES
Instrument and Articles of Government

CORPORATION AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Corporation and Committee Membership

BHASVIC MEETING DATES 2018

Corporation Meeting Dates

GOVERNORS ROLE DESCRIPTION 

Governor Role Description

REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Report and Financial Statements 2017 

Report and Financial Statements 2018

CODE OF CONDUCT 

BHASVIC Code of Conduct

CORPORATION AND COMMITTEES

Minutes Corporation 09-07-18

AUDIT

Minutes Audit 04-07-18
Minutes Audit 12-03-18
Minutes Audit 05-12-17
Minutes Audit 28-06-17
Minutes Audit 23-03-17
Minutes Audit  24-11-16
Minutes Audit 21-06-16
Minutes Audit 10-03-16

SEARCH & GOVERNANCE

Agenda S&G 08-10-18

GOVERNANCE

Agenda Governance Committee 02-10-17
Agenda Governance Committee 17-10-16

CORPORATION
Minutes Corporation 19-03-18
Minutes Corporation 12-12-17
Minutes Corporation 12-07-17
Minutes Corporation 03-04-17
Minutes Corporation 06-12-16
Minutes Corporation 11-07-16
Minutes Corporation 21-03-16

QUALITY & CURRICULUM

Minutes QC 11-06-18

Minutes QC 07-03-18

Minutes QC 9-11-17
Minutes QC 05-06-17
Minutes QC 01-03-17
Minutes QC 03-11-16
Minutes QC 26-05-16
Minutes QC 03-03-16

RESOURCES

Minutes R 20-06-18

Minutes R 06-03-18

FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES
Minutes F&GP 28-11-17
Minutes F&GP 26-06-17
Minutes F&GP 13-03-17
Minutes F&GP 21-11-16
Minutes F&GP 21-06-16
Minutes F&GP 07-03-16

HUMAN RESOURCES

Minutes HR 07-11-17
Minutes HR 24-05-17
Minutes HR 09-03-17
Minutes HR 15-11-16
Minutes HR 24-05-16
Minutes HR 01-03-16

For further information about the Corporation or becoming a Governor, please contact:

Louise Pennington
Governance Director - Clerk to the Corporation
BHASVIC
205 Dyke Road
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 6EG

E -mail: l.pennington@bhasvic.ac.uk
Telephone: 01273 552200

Non-confidential Corporation and Committee meeting papers are not included on this web-site but are available to be viewed by contacting the Clerk to the Corporation.

BHASVIC: www.bhasvic.ac.uk

From the Main Page, under ‘The College’, there are three other pages that are highly relevant to governors:
•    Governors
•    Policies
•    Performance: includes Exam Results, Ofsted information, Annual Reports and DfE performance data

Department for Education (DfE): www.gov.uk/government/collections/further-education-and-sixth-form-college-governors

Department for Education (DfE) performance tables: www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk

Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA): www.gov.uk.government/organisations/education-and-skills-funding-agency
The Education Funding Agency (EFA) and the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) merged in 2017.

Education and Training Foundation (ETF): www.et-foundation.co.uk
ETF is the Government backed sector owned national support body for FE education and training.

Sixth Form Colleges Association (SFCA): www.sixthformcolleges.org

Association of Colleges (AoC): www.aoc.co.uk

S7 Colleges: www.s7colleges.com/moodle

Ofsted: www.ofsted.gov.uk

Local Authority: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/children-and-education/childrens-services

Local Safeguarding Children Board: www.brightonandhovelscb.org.uk

National Governance Association: www.nga.org.uk/Home.aspx