Purpose of the Governing Body

The purpose of a governing body is to ‘conduct the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement at school’.

The governing body of UTC@harbouside has three core strategic functions. These are:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Principal to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

UTC@harbourside Governing Body

We would like to introduce you to our Governors:

Dianne Smith (Chair)

Adanma Umunna (Principal)

Allan Key (Vice Chair) (Veolia)

James Lavender

Becky Cooke (Lewes District Council)

Professor David Timson (University of Brighton)

Steve Pomery – Staff Governor

UTC@harbourside is currently seeking to appoint a parent governor. Please register your interest in this position by emailing jillwestwood@utc-harbourside.org.

The Full Governing body meets twice a term. Click here for the dates of the Governing Body meetings for 2017/18.

Jill Westwood is the Clerk to the Governors and should you have any matters that you would like to raise with Governing Body you should contact jillwestwood@utc@harbourside.org or call the UTC on 01273 916170. The email address to contact the Chair of Governors is chair@utc-harbourside.org

Click here to download UTC@harbourside’s Governor Register of Interests to learn the organisations UTC@harbourside Governors are connected to.

The UTC@harbourside 2016 Financial Accounts are available to view here.

The UTC@harbourside 2015 Financial Accounts are available to view here.