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The School Governors

The school governors all work together to help support the development of the school. They have clear responsibilities which they have to fulfil, including holding the leadership of the school to account to ensure that outcomes for all children continue to improve.

The school’s Chair of Governors is Niema Bohrayba who you are welcome to contact by using the school’s address – we will always ensure that any communication is passed on swiftly.

The school’s Governing Board has been restructured to ensure that governors are being responsive to the needs of the school community; the new structure is as follows:

Full Governing Body • Pay Committee
Headteacher Appraisal Committee • First Committee
Second Committee • Named Lead Governors responsible for monitoring key aspects of school provision

Governors are normally appointed or elected for a four year period and can serve further four year terms if re-appointed or re-elected. Sometimes a governor has to leave for personal reasons before the four years has ended. The Department for Education says that ‘governors hold an important public office and their identity should be known to their school and wider communities.’

Details of our governors attendance at meetings in the previous year can be found by clicking the button at the bottom of this page.

Because governors hold an important public office, they are asked each year to sign a declaration about any business or personal interest they have which might conflict with being a governor. None of the present governors has declared such an interest.

Please contact the Clerk to the Governing Board if you wish to view a copy of the Minutes and Papers considered at meetings of the Governing Board or Committee, care of the school office.

 

Please refer to the weekly school newsletters for occasional updates on what our governors are doing to support the school’s development.

SCHOOL GOVERNOR DETAILS 2019-2020

NameType of GovernorAppointing BodyOfficeTermCommittee(s) and LeadRegistered InterestsFGB Meeting Attendance 2020/21
Ms Niema BohraybaLA GovernorLAChair4/9/2020-3/9/2024Data & Achievement
Safeguarding
5/6
Mr Robert DoetsCo-optedFGBVice Chair23/3/2021-22/3/2025Chair of P&P
Website
Community Cohesion
SEND & Inclusion
Doets Design – website and graphics/marketing
Parent of child at school
5/6
Mrs Katy GallingHeadteacherEx Officio29/10/2007-ongoingHealth & Safety5/6
Fr Nick DebneyCo-optedFGB1/9/2018-31/8/2022Strategic Leadership SEND & Inclusion3/6
Mr Michael BennieCo-optedFGB8/10/2018-7/10/2022Strategic Leadership
Curriculum; P&P
5/6
Mrs Andrea GueCo-optedFGB28/11/2018-27/11/2022Pupils
Community Cohesion
Employee of KGB Cleaning Services South West– (contracted for care-taking & cleaning)6/6
Mrs Ana IonescuCo-optedFGB28/11/2018-27/11/2022Data and Achievement
H&S; P&P
Parent of child at
school
3/6
Mr Scott HamptonCo-opted30/1/2019-29/1/2023Pupils3/6
Mrs Sara PavledisParent GovernorParents8/7/2019-7/7/2023Pupils5/6
Mrs Nikki TateParent GovernorParents25/6/2019-24/6/2023Curriculum4/5
Mrs Sarah ButlerStaff GovernorStaff11/5/2020-10/5/20242/5
Mr Warren SmartCo-optedFGB5/2/2021-4/2/2025SEND & Inclusion
Health & Safety
Works for Devon Council on FIPSN/A
VacancyCo-optedFGB
Left within last 12 months
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