The school enjoys the support of a strong Governing body made up of representatives from a range of groups including parents, school staff and clergy from the local community. It takes a strategic approach to guiding and supporting the school and monitoring development and improvement.

Message from the Co Chair 

Stephanie Ajayi Co Chair Statement

Who's Who

GovernorCategory of Governor and Appointing Body Term of OfficeRoleAttendance for 2017/18Attendance for 2018/19
Stephanie Ajayi
Co Chair
Member Governor
5/7/14-5/7/18 LA / Numeracy / KS2 4/4 2/4
Simon Davey
Co Chair
Parent Governor1/10/15-1/10/19
Child Protection / Safeguarding / PE / Extended Schools  3/42/4
Roger FerrisCo-Opted Governor
 4/4 1/4
Mike Pears
Co-Opted Governor N/AHealth & Safety & Risk Assessment 2/4 2/4
Rev Richard FrankFoundation Governor
All Souls PCC

14/7/15- 14/7/19Worship /ICT 3/4 1/4
Mark Hinton StewartFoundation Governor
All Saints' PCC
23/9/15-23/9/19Early Years 2/4 2/4
Clair CouchStaff Governor4/11/18-4/11/22 - 2/4
Paul CamusFoundation Governor
 30/5/17-1/6/21Design and Technology 4/4 1/4
Lavinia Pashley-WilkinsFoundation Governor
St John's PCC
16/9/18-17/9/22Literacy / KS1 4/4 1/4
Rev Ali WaltonFoundation Governor
All Saints' Ex-Officio
  Ex-Officio 3/4 2/4
Jon WoodenFoundation
Deanery Synod
4/10/15-4/10/19RE / PSHE 3/4 2/4
Heidi Swindenbank Parent Governor30/11/18-29/11/22  -1/4
Ms R JonesHeadteacher N/A -1/4
Bree Oliver-Moss  N/AClerk to the Governing Body  



CommitteeGovernors Attendance 
 Mike Pears 
 Jon Wooden 
BuildingsMike Pears 
 Simon Davey 
PeopleMark Hinton-Stewart (Chair) 
 Stephanie Ajayi 
 Rev Ali Walton 
 Stephanie Ajayi 
 Lavinia Pashley-Wilkins 
AdmissionsMike Pears (Chair) 
 Mark Hinton-Stewart
Clerk Bree Oliver-Moss 




Panel  Governors
 Staff Dismissal Panel Richard Frank, Simon Davey
 Staff Dismissal Appeals Stephanie Ajayi, Mike Pears
 Performance Management Appeals Roger Ferris, Mike Pears, Stephanie Ajayi
 Leadership Appraisal Group Roger Ferris, Mike Pears


In order to comply with Department for Education regulations regarding the information a school must publish on their website, none of the above Governors have declared a conflict of interests with their business or financial affairs. Rev Richard Frank is also a Governor at Worple Primary School.

Timetable for Governors' meetings


Wednesday 6th March 2019
Wednesday 15th May 2019
Wednesday 10th July 2019

Half-day Governor Strategy day
date tbc late Sept/early Oct.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019