We have an active Governing body who support and monitor the governance of the College.
Should anyone wish to contact the Governors by email, please email Mrs Lisa Biddlecombe, the Clerk to the Governing Body, at email@example.com and she will forward your communication on to the Governor concerned.
Jersey College for Girls and Jersey College Prep School
Nick Kershaw -Chairman
Nick was a partner of Ogier, the international law firm, until recently, having formerly been Group Managing Partner for seven years. Nick has two daughters both of whom attended JCG. Nick joined the Board of Governors in October 2011. He chairs the Strategy Oversight Sub-Committee and sits on the Finance & Property Sub-Committee.
Karen Rankine - Vice Chair
Karen is the managing director of ITV Channel Television. Karen is a JCG old girl and has a daughter and an older son who was educated at JCG and VCJ. Karen joined the board of Governors in 2004. She chairs the Curriculum & Staffing Sub-Committee and is a member of the Strategy Oversight Sub-Committee.
Julian has 30 years’ experience helping organisations streamline operations through the innovative application of technology. He has founded several start-up companies including VirtualizeIT, an award winning technology company as well as co-founded Virtustream Inc., a venture capital backed cloud service provider which raised over $120m in funding from several US-based venture capital institutes and was sold for $1.2B in May 2015.
Tom is the Director of the Jersey Arts Trust, which is responsible for developing the arts in the Island. He also sits on various groups and panels that promote culture in Jersey. He was educated at VCJ, though did study A-Level Psychology at JCG before taking a degree in English Literature at the University of Exeter. He joined the Board of Governors in October 2013, chairs the Governance Sub-Committee and sits on the Standards and Strategy Oversight Sub-Committees.
Bob is Managing Director of Hassell Blampied Associates. He is a former President of the Chamber of Commerce and is currently a Trustee of Jersey Heritage. Bob has a degree in Psychology and Sociology and is a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development. He has a strong connection with the school having a wife who had teaching connections with JCG for some 34 years and two daughters who successfully completed their primary and secondary education with JCG.
David serves as a non-executive director on the Boards of a number of listed and privately held investment entities and also provides consultancy services. He is a qualified accountant and was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Channel Islands from 1988 until his retirement in 2009. David joined the Board of Governors in October 2011. He chairs the Finance & Property Sub-Committee and is also a member of the Governance and Strategy Oversight Sub-Committees.
Sarah qualified as an English Solicitor with Allen & Overy in London and was a corporate lawyer with Carey Olsen for 10 years. She is a JCG old girl and has a daughter at JCG. Sarah joined the Board of Governors in October 2010. Sarah chairs the Standards Sub-Committee and is a member of the Admissions and Strategy Oversight Sub-Committees. Sarah is also a Committee member of the JCG Foundation.
Ewan Stirling was the Chief Executive Officer at HSBC until recently, overseeing the Retail and Commercial Bank, HSBC Bank International, Asset Management, Private Bank and Trust businesses of the HSBC Group in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Ewan has over 30 years’ experience in financial services in Asia and the Middle East. During his travels he was Governor at the International School, Amman, Jordan for 4 years and Treasurer Governor of the British School Muscat, Oman for 7 years, which his children attended.
Tracy Wade is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who is now working in private practice in Jersey. Tracy has been practising as a Clinical Psychologist for over 20 years. She began her career in the NHS in England and moved over to Jersey in 1995. She worked there as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and latterly managed Psychology Services as Director of Counselling and Psychotherapy for the States of Jersey Health and Social Services. Her last project before she left in April 2016 was to develop and implement Jersey Talking Therapies (JTT) employing some 15 new members of staff. She is also co-director of a 2 year therapy training course being run in Jersey.
Tracy is a widow and has 2 children Charlotte who is now 26 years old and corporate lawyer working in London and Jonathan who is 16 and studying for his GCSE's at Victoria College.
Andy is Head of Compliance and Financial Crime for Santander in Jersey having previously worked for a large international law firm and the Jersey Financial Services Commission. He is a former Treasurer for the JCOA and a former Secretary for STEP in Jersey. He is a Beeches old boy and has two daughters at JCG.
Andy joined the Board of Governors in October 2016 and is a member of the Standards and Curriculum & Staffing Sub-Committees.
Louise is a married mum of three children, two of whom attend JCP. Educated locally, Louise is a former deputy head girl of JCG, having studied there for her ‘A’ levels.
Laura is a mum to two girls, both of who attend JCP.
Bryony is married and a mother of two (her daughter attends JCG). Amongst other things, Bryony’s job as a GP has given her experience in clinical and financial governance, staffing, performance management and safeguarding. Bryony joined the Board of Governors in October 2014 and is a member of the Standards, Safeguarding and Admissions Sub-Committees.
Susanna Harries – JCG PREP
Janet Vernaglione – JCG
Janet was elected as JCG staff representative on the Governing Body in October 2016. She sits on the Standards and Curriculum & Staffing Sub-Committees.
Mr Carl Howarth, Principal, JCG
Mrs Gill Grieve, Headteacher, JCGP
Mr Seán O'Regan, Director of Standards and Achievement, Education Department
Miss Toni Rollo, Vice Principal, JCG
Mr Richard Sugden, Deputy Headteacher, JCGP
|Reports and Documents|
|Six Year Strategy 2014 - 2019 (10.98 Mb) - click to download|
|Full Governors Meetings Content and Timeline (59 kb) - click to download|
|Governors Handbook Revised 2014 (6.54 Mb) - click to download|
|Governing Body Policy For Invited Governors (187 kb) - click to download|
|Governors' Report 2015-2016 (5.39 Mb) - click to download|
|Governors' Report 2014 - 2015 (5.61 Mb) - click to download|
|Governors Report Sept 2013 - Aug 2014 (2.59 Mb) - click to download|
|Annual Report 2011 (51 kb) - click to download|
|Annual Report 2009-2010 (42 kb) - click to download|
|The Governing Body and its Sub-Committees|
|Background and overview of JCG Governance Structure (184 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Admissions Sub-Committee (182 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Curriculum & Staffing Sub-Committee (192 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Finance and Property Sub-Committee (198 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Governance Sub-Committee (191 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Safeguarding Sub-Committee (197 kb) - click to download|
|Terms of Reference - Standards Sub-Committee (182 kb) - click to download|