Headteacher, Caroline Lovegrove, was born in London, in Dollis Hill. From an early age she aspired to be a teacher. After studying in St. Mary's University, Strawberry Hill, she gained both an English and an Education Degree. She has been in teaching for over 24 years and is passionate about providing the very best for every child in her care. She married in Rome in 2001 and was privileged to meet and receive a marital blessing from Pope John Paul II. Caroline has three boys, who attend The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School in London. She is a keen theatregoer, with her favourite production being 'Les Miserables'.
Foundation Governor. Committees : Chair of Resources and member of Pay Committee. Mike graduated in Maths & Management Studies at Cambridge University and spent most of his career in IT Operations with major multinationals. He is now semi-retired, providing PC and website support as well as some A-level coaching. Mike met his wife while in New York, and they have been married for over forty years. They have two daughters and three grandchildren at primary school, two in Oxfordshire and one in Canada. Following a break of ten years, Mike has come back to being a school governor, having previously been a foundation governor at another primary school in the diocese for over fifteen years (and chair of governors for much of that time). In his leisure time Mike is a fan of motor sport and enjoys geocaching, genealogy and social history. Mike was appointed Foundation Governor in 2013.
Mrs Alex Fallon
Staff Governor. Alex was born in Norfolk and has lived in a few places around the country, including Surrey and Hampshire. She moved to Buckinghamshire at the age of 16 and attended Dr. Challoner's High School. Having always known she wanted to be a teacher, she trained at York St. John University with a specialism in Religious Education. Alex joined St. Joseph's as a newly qualified teacher in 2009 and now holds several roles within the school, including Senior Teacher and Maths Co-Ordinator. In her spare time, Alex enjoys swimming and reading. Alex was appointed as Staff Governor in April 2017.
Mr Malcolm Paice
Vice Chair of Governor. Committees: Resources Committee, teaching learning and Standards. Malcolm was born and raised in Harrow, before moving to Denham with his wife in 2010. His working life began in engineering before he moved into operational and technical roles in the transport sector. Since 2014 Malcolm has run his own consultancy business specialising in transforming technology driven organisations. A large part of his working life is spent with universities and other educational institutes to provide work experience and employability skills to their students. Malcolm is an active Liveryman in the City of London and holds both executive and non-executive directorships in transport, technology and recruitment companies. Malcolm and his wife Aniko have a daughter, Holly, who attends St Joseph’s.
Mr Drew Bish
Foundation Governor, Committees - Resources, Pay & Personnel, Marketing. Drew is a Marketer with almost 20 years' experience driving customer and commercial agendas. His career started in advertising agencies, where he led programmes for bands including Honda, Jaguar, IBM and American Express. He is Head of Marketing Communications at Barclaycard, where he sits on the Marketing Leadership Team and Executive Committee for Commercial Payments. Drew has lived in Chalfont St Peter with his wife, Lucy, for a number of years. They have two sons who both currently attend St. Joseph's. When not watching St. Joseph's football on Saturday or hockey on a Sunday, he enjoys walking and watching motor racing and visiting France.
Fr Michael Spain
Father Michael Spain. Parish Priest of St. Joseph's. Prior of the Carmelite Community. Dean of Pastoral area of South East Bucks. Was assistant priest at St. Joseph's1993 - 1995 and so familiar to longstanding parishioners. Worked for 14 years on the Nigerian Mission, am in the 4th year as Parish Priest and have overseen the church renovations and parish centre upgrade. Have a varied pastoral ministry with input to outreach and evangelisation teams. Hobbies include gardening, cycling and golf.
Chair of Governors. Committee : Chair of Teaching, Learning & Standards and member of Pay Committee. Debbie trained as a registered nurse at Charing Cross Hospital, London and gained her BSc (Hons) in Health & Social Care from the Royal College of Nursing in 1999. Debbie specialised in ITU for many years and now manages a care home for the elderly. Debbie grew up in Gerrards Cross, but moved with her husband David and three children, to Beaconsfield in 2007. As a class parent Debbie is involved with supporting fund-raising within the school and social activities within the school. Her hobbies include gardening, reading and baking. She is also in the process of writing a book. Debbie was appointed as a Foundation Governor in 2013.
Parent Governor. Committees : Teaching, Learning & Standards Committee, Resources and Pay Committee. Paul graduated in Business Economics from Reading University and joined British Gas in a marketing role for a couple of years before joining Philips & Drew as an Investment Manager, which later became UBS Global Asset Management. Paul has over 20 years experience as an Analyst and Portfolio Manager and enjoyes studying businesses and researching investment ideas for his clients' portfolios. Paul and his wife Nicola moved to Beaconsfield in 2009 from Balham in South West London and have never looked back. They have three children who are all at St. Joseph's. In his spare time Paul enjoys playing squash, running half marathons ans supporting QPR. Every Saturday he enjoys helping with the coaching at St. Joseph's Football Club. Paul was elected as a Parent Governor in 2014.
Local Authority Governor. Committee : Member of Teaching, Learning & Standards. Teresa grew up in South London, attending La Retraite Convent Grammar School before studying PhD at Middlesex Hospital and Queen Elizabeth College, University of London. After two years of post-doctoral research Teresa joined the pharmaceutical industry where she has been involved in drug development with a number of companies for over twelve years. Teresa now works for an international clinical research service provider to the pharmaceutical industry, the EU office of which is head-quartered in Maidenhead. Teresa and her husband Chris moved from Croydon to Gerrards Cross in 1996. They have two grown up children, Alicia and Christopher. Teresa is an active member of St. Joseph's Church and a trustee of the Alistair Roberts Memorial Fund Charity. To relax Teresa enjoys yoga, theatre ballet, eating good food rather than cooking it, and gardening.
Shelly Rahman Haley
Foundation Governor. Committees : Chair of Catholic Life and member of Resources, and Teaching, Learning & Standards. Shelley was born and brought up in Chorley, Lancashire, but left aged 18 to study medicine at Cambridge. Shelley has lived in Chalfont St. Giles for the last seven years, moving there from London after having been appointed in 2007 to Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital as a consultant cardiologist. She and her husband have two young children, both of whom are at St. Joseph's. Shelly is passionate about education and training in her career and works as an Educational Supervisor to junior doctors training in the North-West London area. Outside work, Shelley is an active member of the church community as one of the childrens liturgy group leaders, and at home she enjoys playing guitar, sewing dresses for her little girl, and reading. Shelley was appointed as a Foundation Governor in 2014.
Foundation Gov. Committee : Chair of Admissions and member of Teaching, Learning & Standards. Deborah trained as a nurse in London in 1981 and has remained within the NHS in a variety of roles, with her main interest in patient and public health education/promotion. Deborah gained her BSc (Hons) in Health Studies in 1995, became a Health Visitor in 2000, then moved to public health and gained her MSc in 2008 in Public Health Practice. Deborah left the NHS in 2016 and now works as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in a local nursing home, working both at strategic and operational levels. Married to Christopher in 1984, then moved to CSPeter in 2000 and have involved themselves in activities within the village. Deborah spends much of her time with her family (including her 3 nephews, all linked with St. Jo's) and friends. Time allowing, hobbies include foreign travel, entertaining, skiing, cooking (desserts only!), going to the theatre, reading and supporting Chelsea FC.
Privacy and cookies policy
Last Edited: 23rd May 2018
1.1. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the users of our services. Our services include and will hereby be referred to as ‘Our Services’ (our websites used to promote eSchools services and tutorial resources, specifically http://www.eschools.co.uk/ and https://academy.eschools.co.uk/), ‘School Websites’ ( designed by eSchools and populated by individual schools themselves) and ‘Platforms’ (individual online services that provide teachers, learners, parents and governors with information, tools and resources) as well as our smartphone app. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information across these services.
2. Collecting personal information on Our Services
2.1 We may process or temporarily store the following kinds of personal information:
information about your computer and about your visits to and use of Our Services (including but not limited to, your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths)
information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including, the communication content) via online forms
any other personal information that you choose to send to us via online forms
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this policy.
2.5 Schools are also able to add analytics tools and can therefore gather information on visits to and use of their website (including but not limited to, IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths). Individual visitors can manage their preferences through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
2.6 Session IP addresses are retained to monitor and safeguard against improper usage of our services.
2.7 Content on the platform (added by staff, governors and students) and website content is added directly by School Users. This information is only used for to display on the platform in the way the user intends and is not used for any other purposes by eSchools. At a time when a school ceases to use our services the content is removed within a 14 day period as detailed in our agreement with the school.
2.8 Some of our services require the school to provide access to information they require for use with those services. For example a school using our communication tool, Letters Home, which enables schools to contact parents by email regarding important school information. In this situation a school will provide eSchools with access to the email address(es) they wish to send their communication to. Schools have granular access to ensure only the required data is shared and accessed by eSchools. The data is frequently updated to ensure that eSchools only retains up-to-date data.
3. Using your personal information
3.1. We may use your personal information to:
administer our services
enable your use of our services
troubleshoot and problem solve
send you email notifications that you have specifically requested. You can manage your preferences at anytime through your eSchools dashboard.
keep our services secure, safeguard against improper use of our services and prevent fraud.
3.1.1. For the purposes of providing you access to your eSchools platform and app (ie. forgotten password/login)
3.1.2. By registering for updates, School Staff/Governors are able to subscribe to our regular communications.
3.1.3. We will use any contact details supplied in an online form for the purposes explicitly detailed in said form. For example troubleshooting and problem solving or the provision of live online training as explicitly requested by you, the user.
3.2. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
3.3. eSchools understands our obligation to be mindful about the data we process and only process data that is required to fulfil our obligations in providing our services; to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user.
3.4. We will not pass your information to third parties; except for the purpose of fulfilling our services to a school who enters into an agreement to use our services and you, the user or where we are required to do so by law.
4. Disclosing personal information
4.1 We may disclose your personal information to, any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal information:
to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information;
to the school in the case of improper use on the platform by individuals.
4.3 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
5. International data transfers
5.1. Data directly collected by eSchools may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy. Any third party we use is within the EEA or they hold a sufficient accreditation (i.e. Privacy Shield) as in line with requirements under the GDPR. No other third party are permitted to access the school’s data.
5.2. Personal information that an individual adds to our websites may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6. Retaining personal information
6.1. This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
6.2. Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3. Data collected through analytic cookies will be retained for 26 months. Individual visitors can adapt the data collected through cookie preferences, as mentioned in 2.4.
6.4. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and
In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk). Data will no longer be kept after the termination of the contract with the school.
7. Security of your personal information
7.1. We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
7.2. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers. The web service we employ has a broad range of accreditations and certifications and the data centres used ensure the data stays within the EEA.
7.3. eSchools use a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) which creates a secure connection uses two keys to encrypt data in transit. Despite this, you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data.
8.1. We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
8.2 You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes to this policy.
9. Your rights
9.1. You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you.
9.2. We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
9.3. You may change your cookie preferences at any time as referenced in 2.4.
9.4. School Staff/Governors who subscribe to our Newsletter may manage their preferences at anytime through their eSchools dashboard.
10. Third party websites
10.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
11. Updating information
We will only provide communication about the eSchools platform to school staff/governors who can manage their preferences at anytime through their eSchools dashboard.
Last Edited: 23rd May 2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner or service provider (in this case, eSchools) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website or service you are using (such as advertising, interactive content and analytics). The third parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer both when it visits the website or service in question and also when it visits certain other websites or services.
We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Services to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” cookies. Other cookies enable us and the third parties we work with to track and target the interests of visitors to our Services, and we refer to these as “advertising” or “analytical” cookies. For example, the embedding of YouTube and Vimeo videos, as added by individual schools will require “advertising” cookies to be enabled in order to successfully play them. Schools that, for example, opt to track visitor data using Google Analytics will require “analytical” cookies to be enabled in order to do so. These third party cookies are used to tailor content and information that we may send or display to you and otherwise personalise your experience while interacting with our Services and to otherwise improve the functionality of the Services we provide. We also enable schools to employ cookies and similar tracking technologies in connection with their use of our Services in order to allow them to track visitors to and interactions with, their school website.
User Embedded Content
Our Services allows schools to embed code which may potentially contain cookies. Please note embedded content, if displayed on one our websites, has been added by the school and not by eSchools. The embedded content added by the school may require additional cookies or tracking technologies to be enabled in order to function.
How can I control cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. Be aware that cookie preferences are set on a per device basis; therefore you may need to set your preferences on each device you use.
Initial cookie pop-up banner: You can exercise preferences about what cookies are served on our Websites by selecting your preference from this modal which appears upon visiting an eSchools website/login screen and dashboard. You can also change your cookie preferences by clicking on the link on the footer of any page. The banner will reappear annually (August 31st to coincide with the academic year) to confirm your settings.
Disabling Most Interest Based Advertising: Most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of Interest Based Advertising. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing. If you would like to find out more information, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
Mobile Advertising: You can opt out of having your mobile advertising identifiers used for certain types of Interest Based Advertising, by accessing the settings in your Apple or Android mobile device and following the most recent published instructions. We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party's direct marketing.
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