Welcome to the Governors’ section of our website. Below is a list of our current Governors, type of Governor, who they were appointed by, the dates for the beginning and end of their term of office and any resignation dates within the last 12 months. Underneath this list is the record of attendance for the past 12 months of Full Governor Meetings and the register of pecuniary interests for this year.

Type of Governor

Full Name

Occupation

Appointed By

Additional Roles / Responsibilities

Date of Appointment

End of Appointment

Resignation Date

Co-opted

Paul Johnson

Team Leader

Governing Board

Chair of Governors, Curriculum Lead,

Data Analysis Lead

31.10.2016

24.03.2025

Headteacher

Anne Tapp

Headteacher

Governing Board

Governor Training / DSL

31.10.2016

Ongoing

Parent

Heidi Elsmore

Inclusion Manager

Parents

Vice Chair of Governors, SEND, Pupil Premium Liason, LAC, HT PM, RSE, Staff Well-Being POC

31.10.2016

21.05.2024

Co-opted

Grahame Cope

Teacher

Governing Board

Assessment, DSL & Prevent (School Lead)

31.10.2016

24.03.2025

Parent

Alan Curtis

General Manager

Parents

Finance & Personnel Lead, Governor-Led Nursery Sub Committee member, Sports Premium Liason, Mental Health Lead

03.07.2019

02.07.2023

Parent

Amanda Forshaw

HR Manager

Parents

HT PM

03.07.2019

02.07.2023

Parent

Charlotte Gallimore

Company Director

Parents

Governor-Led Nursery Sub Committee Chair

19.07.2021

24.11.2025

Staff

Angela Jones

Teacher

Staff

Health & Safety Lead, DDSL, EYFS Lead, SMSC & FBV

31.10.2016

29.09.2023

Co-opted

Penny Plant

Bursar

Governing Board

Head of Marketing and Income, DDSL

31.10.2016

06.07.2026


Co-opted

Mark Underwood

Retired Police Officer

Governing Board

HT PM, GDPR, Site Security, Safeguarding & SCR, Prevent (Governor Lead)

10.10.2018

10.10.2026

Full Governor’s Meetings Attendance

Governor

24/11/21

02/02/22

23/03/22

18/05/22

06/07/22

28/09/22

P Johnson (Chair)

A Tapp (Head)

G Cope

A Curtis

C Gallimore

H Elsmore

A Forshaw

A Jones

P Plant

M Underwood

Future Meeting Dates

  • 23.11.2022
  • 01.02.2023
  • 29.03.2023
  • 17.05.2023
  • 28.06.2023

Away-day: 10.03.2023

Governors Pecuniary Interests

Governor

Date

Interest

Paul Johnson (Chair of Governors)

28.09.2022

Team Leader at Rolls Royce

Anne Tapp (Headteacher)

27.09.2022

None

Grahame Cope

28.09.2022

None

Alan Curtis

28.09.2022

Director of Parking Facilities since Feb 2021 Ltd

Trustee of YESS since Jul 2021 Member of IMeche since 2008

Heidi Elsmore

28.09.2022

None

Amanda Forshaw

28.09.2022

None

Charlotte Gallimore

28.09.2022

P.A. to CEO of ULT since Sep 21

Director of Titan Tour Productions

Angela Jones

27.09.2022

None

Penny Plant

27.09.2022

None

Mark Underwood

28.09.2022

None