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Current Governors (updated June 2019)

Governor Mr David Butler
Category Co-Opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Office held None
Term of office 25/06/2019 - 24/06/2023
Committees Teaching & Learning; School Improvement; Appeals
Responsibilities Community, Staff & Parental Links Co-Lead; Class 3 Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest Monkleigh - Parish Councillor, Parochial Church Council, Village Hall Committee
   
Governor Mrs Charlotte Boundy
Category Parent
Appointed by Parents
Office held None
Term of office 25/11/2019 - 24/11/2023
Committees Resources
Responsibilites Premises, Security and Health & Safety Joint Lead
Pecuniary interest Catalyst Homes Ltd (share holder / company sec.); Bird and Bear Ltd
   
Governor Rev. Marisa Cockfield
Category Co-Opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Office held None 
Term of office  26/03/2019 - 25/03/2023
Committees Resources; Pay & Performance; Headteacher Appraisal; 1st Hearings
Responsibilities Premises, Security and Health & Safety Joint Lead
Pecuniary Interest None 
   
Governor Mr Austen Donnellan
Category Parent
Appointed by Parents
Office held Vice Chair of FGB, Chair of Resources
Term of office  26/03/2019 - 25/03/2023
Committees Resources; Pay & Performance; Appeals
Responsibilities  Personnel Deputy Lead; Class R Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest None
   
Governor Mr Jonathan Gifford
Category Co-Opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Office held Vice-chair Resources
Term of office 25/06/2019 - 24/06/2023
Committees Resources; Pay & Performance; 1st Hearings
Responsibilities  Finance Lead; Class 2 Link Governor
   
Governor Mr James Hogan
Category Co-Opted
Appointed by Governing Body
Office held  Chair - Teaching & Learning Committee
Term of office 06/06/2017 - 05/06/2021
Committees Teaching & Learning;  Headteacher Appraisal; 1st Hearings
Responsibilities Pupil Premium Lead; Safeguarding Deputy Lead; PE/Sport Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest None
   
Governor Mrs Bethany O'Donoghue
Category Staff
Appointed by Staff
Office held None
Term of office 01/10/2016 - 30/09/2020
Committees Teaching & Learning
Responsibilities Curriculum Lead
Pecuniary Interest None
   
Governor Mrs Leah Paiano
Category Local Authority
Appointed by Local Authority
Office held Chair Full Gov. Body
Term of office 25/11/201 - 24/11/2023
Committees Resources; Teaching & Learning; Pay & Performance; Appeals
Responsibilities Personnel Lead; Saafeguarding Lead; GDPR Lead; B&T Club Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest Spouse of staff (caretaker)
   
Governor Mrs Karen Reeves
Category Headteacher
Appointed by Ex-Officio
Office held None
Term of office 16/01/2014 - present
Committees Resources; Teaching & Learning
Responsibilities N/A
Pecuniary Interest None
   
Governor Miss Grace Rodgers
Category Parent
Appointed by Parents
Office held Vice-Chair - Teaching & Learning Committee
Term of Office 10/05/2019 - 09/05/2023
Committees Teaching & Learning; Appeals
Responsibilities SEND Lead; Community, Staff & Parental Links Co-Lead;  Class 1 Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest Company Director - Phil Saunders Creative Ltd
   
Governor Vacancy
Category Co-Opted
   
Governor Vacancy
Category Co-Opted
RESIGNED / TERM OF OFFICE EXPIRED IN THE LAST YEAR
Governor Mr Brian Evans (24/11/2019)
Category Parent
Office held Chair of Resources
Committees Resources; Pay & Performance
Responsiblities Finance lead, Premises lead
   
Governor Mrs Jess Gierke (16/02/2019)
Category Parent
Office held Lead - Safeguarding
Committees Teaching & Learning; Headteacher Appraisal; Safeguarding (lead); 1st Hearings
Responsibilities Class R Link Governor
Pecuniary Interest None
   
Governor Mrs Marie Jones (25/03/2019)
Category Co-Opted
Office held None
Committees Resources
Responsibilities N/A
Pecuniary Interest Staff (Teaching Assistant)
   
Governor Mrs Martha Kingdon (24/04/2019)
Category Co-Opted
Office held None
Committees None
Responsibilities N/A
Pecuniary Interest Staff (Pre-school), Parent of children in school

 Governor Attendance at Meetings & Minutes of Full Governing Body meetings - 2019-2020

 (FGB=Full Governing Body, RES= Resources, T&L=Teaching & Learning)

Date    CB DB MC  AD BE JG JH BO'D LP KR GR Minutes
10/09/19  FGB    ap ap Y Y Y Y Y Y ap Y pdfDraft
01/10/19  Res   N/A  Y ap ap Y N/A N/A Y Y N/A  
15/10/19 T&L   N/A N/A N/A N/A  
05/11/19 FGB   Y ap Y Y Y Y Y Y Y pdfDraft
27/11/19 FGB Y X Y Y   Y Y ap Y Y Y  
27/11/19 Res Y N/A Y Y   Y N/A N/A Y Y N/A  
27/11/19 P&P N/A N/A Y Y   Y N/A N/A Y - N/A  

Y=present; ap = aologies (sanctioned); x = absent; N/A = not on committee

Governor Attendance at Meetings & Minutes of Full Governing Body meetings - 2018-2019      

 (FGB=Full Governing Body, RES= Resources, T&L=Teaching & Learning)

Date Meeting MB LB DB MC AD BE (JG) JG JH MJ MK BO'D LP KR GR MINUTES
25/04/2018 FGB X X ✔     ✔ ✔   ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔  
02/05/2018 FGB AP AP ✔     AP AP   ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔    -
27/06/2018 RES   AP X     ✔ N/A   N/A ✔ N/A N/A ✔ ✔    -
18/07/2018 FGB   X X     ✔ ✔   AP ✔ AP AP ✔ ✔   APPROVED 
26/09/2018 FGB   X X     ✔ ✔   ✔ ✔ AP AP ✔ ✔   APPROVED
30/10/2018 T&L   N/A N/A     N/A ✔   ✔ N/A ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔    -
13/11/2018 RES   N/A X     ✔ N/A   N/A ✔ N/A N/A ✔ ✔    -
20/11/2019 FGB   X X     ✔ ✔   X ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔   APPROVED 
29/01/2019 T&L     N/A     N/A ✔   X N/A AP ✔ ✔ ✔    -
20/03/2019   RES         ✔     N/A ✔ N/A N/A ✔ ✔    -
26/03/2019 FGB     X ✔ ✔ ✔     ✔   ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔   APPROVED
04/06/2019  T&L      ✔  N/A N/A N/A     ✔     ✔ ✔ ✔    -
18/06/2019  RES      N/A  ✔ ✔ ✔     N/A     N/A  AP ✔    -
25/06/2019  FGB      ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔   ✔ ✔     ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ APPROVED
16/07/2019 FGB     ✔ ✔ ✔ X   AP ✔     ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ APPROVED

✔ = Present, X=Absent without apologies, AP=Apologies(sanctioned), N/A=not on committee

Previous minutes (Full Governing Body):

24th January 2018  pdfDraft Minutes 
22nd November 2017 pdfApproved minutes
20th September 2017 pdfApproved minutes
Wed 12 Jul 2017 pdfApproved minutes
Tue 6 Jun 2017  pdfApproved minutes 
Wed 3 May 2017 pdfApproved minutes
Wed 19 Apr 2017 pdfApproved minutes
Wed 18 Jan 2017 pdfMinutes approved 19/04/2017
Wed 16 Nov 2016 pdfMinutes approved 18/01/2017
Wed 21 Sept 2016 pdfMinutes approved 16/11/2016
Wed 22 Jun 2016  pdfApproved minutes 
Wed 20 Apr 2016 pdfApproved minutes
14th March 2016 pdfApproved minutes (extraordinary meeting) 
22nd February 2016 pdfApproved minutes (extraordinary meeting) 
Wed 03 Feb 2016 pdfApproved minutes (part 1)
Wed 25 Nov 2015 pdfApproved minutes
Wed 16 Sep 2015 pdfApproved minutes

Governor Attendance at Meetings 2017-2018:

Meeting Date MB LB DB BE JG JH MJ MK BO'D LP KR ?
FGB 20/09/17 P P Ap P P P P P Ap P P na
Pay/Perf 20/09/17 P P na P na na na na na P na na
RES 10/10/17 P(L) X na P na na na na na P P na
T&L 16/11/17 na na P na P P na na na P P na
FGB 22/11/17 Ap P P P P P P Ap P P P na
RES 06/12/17 P P na P na na P na na P P na
FGB 24/01/18 P Ap Ap P(L) Ap P P P Ap P P na
T&L 31/01/18 na na  Ap na Ap  P na P P P P na
RES 21/02/18  X X na P na na P na na P P na
RES 21/03/18  X P na P na na P na na P P na

 P=Present, L=Late, Ap = Apologies, X = Absent (no apologies), IA = In Attendance, NA = Not on committee

2016 - 2017

  Full Govering Body Resources Teaching & Learning Pay & Performance
Governor Possible Attended Possible Attended Possible Attended Possible Attended
Baxter, Mrs Marci
4
4 2 1 0 0
Beer, Miss Rosie 2 2        
Butler, Mr David 5 3      
Evans, Mr Brian 5 5 4 4        
Gierke, Mrs Jess 5 5
  2 1    
Jones, Mrs Marie 5 5 4 4        
Kingdon, Mrs Martha 2 2
  0 0    
McRoberts, Mr David 4 4 4 4      
O'Donoghue, Mrs Bethany 5 5   2 2    
Paiano, Mrs Leah 5 5 4 4 2 2 0 0
Reeves, Mrs Karen 5 5 4 4 2 2    
Smith, Mrs Elizabeth 2 2 2 2        
Smith, Rev. Gwen 4 3 4 2        

 2015-2016 

  Full Governing Body Resources Teaching & Learning
Governor Possible Attended Possible Attended Possible Attended
Baxter, Mrs Marci
 6
 5  4  3 4 3
Beer, Miss Rosie  6  5        
Butler, Mr David  6  5  4    
Evans, Mr Brian  5  5  3  2    
Gierke, Mrs Jess  6  5
 1
 2** 2** 
Jones, Mrs Marie  6  5  4    
McRoberts, Mr David  6  4    
O'Donoghue, Mrs Bethany  6  6  4  1  4
Paiano, Mrs Leah  6  6  4  4  4
Pettifer, Mrs Hannah  6  6  4  4
Reeves, Mrs Karen  6 4* 4*  4
Smith, Rev. Gwen  6  4    

 *Not a member of committee - attends in capacity of headteacher   ** Associate member of committee

 2014-2015

Full Governing Body Resources Teaching & Learning
Governor Possible Attended Possible Attended Possible Attended
Baxter, Mrs Marci 4 4 2 1
Beer, Miss Rosie 2 2
Butler, Mr David 1
Connor, Mrs Sarah 6 3 4 3 3 1
Gierke, Mrs Jess 6 4 4 0
Jones, Mrs Marie 6 5 4 4
McRoberts, Mr David 6 5 3 3
O'Donoghue, Mrs Bethany 6 5 4 4 3 3
Paiano, Mrs Leah 6 6 4 4 3 3
Pettifer, Mrs Hannah 6 5 4 4 3 3
Reeves, Mrs Karen 6 6 4* 4* 3 3
Smith, Miss Emma 4 3 1 1 2 1
Smith, Rev. Gwen 6 4 4 3

*Not a member of committee - attends in capacity of headteacher