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Governors

Local authority governors are appointed by Devon County Council; parent governors are elected by parents and carers; foundation governors are appointed by the diocese. All governors have voting rights, an associate member does not.

Meet our governors. They can be contacted by e-mail:

admin@offwell-primary.devon.sch.uk

Mrs Janet Dimond

Local Authority Governor

Date of appointment: 11 November 2021
Term of Office expires: 10 November 2025
Appointing Body: Devon County Council
Responsible for: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Art
Register of business interests Sept 2023 - Grandchild attends school
Attendance: 2021/22 - 100%
22/23 - 100%

William Isaac

Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 27/02/2023
Term of office expires: 26/02/2027
Appointing body: Parent
Responsible for: Computing
Maths
Register of business interests (23.03.23): Parent of children in school
Attendance:
2022/2023 - 67%

Mrs Sophie Joy

Foundation Governor

Date of Appointment: 09/11/2023
Term of office expires: 08/11/2027
Register of Pecuniary Interest: Nov 2023 - Children at school, Treasurer of PTFA
Appointing Body: Diocese of Exeter
Responsible for: Ethos Group

Mrs Lorna Legg

Staff Governor

Date of appointment: 1 September 2018
Register of Business Interests dated Sept 2023 - Headteacher of school
Term of office expires: ex-officio
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Christian Ethos Group
Committee membership: Curriculum and Learning, Resources
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Headteacher at the school
Attendance:
2022/23: 100%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 100%
2018/19 100%

Ms Emily Jordan

Associate Member

Register of business interests: Sept 2023 - Children attend school
Teaching Assistant at school
Responsible for: Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Stefanie Kastner-Walmsley

Co-opted Governor

Date of appointment: 14 May 2019
Term of office expires: 13 May 2023
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Register of business interests Sept 2023
1. Wheatley Devon Ltd - Director
2. Upper Coly Valley Community Land Trust Ltd - Director
3. Farway Parish Council - Councillor
4. St Michael & All Angels PCC - Parochial Church Councillor
5. Netherton Club - Trustee.
Responsible for:
Safeguarding
Geography
PE
PSHE
Relationships & Sex Education
Attendance:
2022/23: 100%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 80%

Mr Chris Thomas

Staff Governor (previously Foundation Governor)

Date of appointment: 15/09/2023
Term of office expires: 14/09/2027
Appointing body: Staff
Register of business interests (1.9.23): Teacher at the school
Attendance:
2022/23: 86%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 100%
2018/2019: 80%
2017/18: 83%
2016/17: 92%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 92%

Mr B John Tristram

Associate Member

Associate Member
Date of appointment: 13 May 2015
Term of office expired: 12 May 2019 (became Associate member)
Appointing body: The Governing Body
Committee membership: Resources and Curriculum & Learning
Register of business interests Sept 2023: None declared
Responsible for: History
Attendance - N/A - Associate Member
2020/21: 100%
2019/2020: 100%
2018/19: 80%
2017/18: 69%
2016/17: 83%
2015/16: 85%
2014/15: 100%

Mrs Judy Davey

Clerk to Governors

Register of business interests Sept 2023: School Business Manager at the school
Attendance
2022/23: 100%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 100%
2018/19: 100%
2017/18: 94%
2016/17: 100%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 100%

Vacancy

Parent Governor x 2

For more information on Governors in general please follow the link to Devon Governors Services

Governors who have served in the last 12 months

Rev Jeremy Putnam

Date of appointment: 9 September 2018
Appointing body: Diocese of Exeter
Responsible for: Ethos
RE
Collective Worship
Register of business interests Sept 2023: None declared
Attendance: 2022/23: 100%

Appointed by Diocese
Term of office begins 1.1.23

 

 

 

Jane Knight

Date of appointment: 21 September 2023
Term of office expires: 20 September 2027
Appointing body: Parent
Responsible for: Music
English
Register of business interests (21.9.23): Parent of children in school

 

Susan Holohan

Staff Governor

Date of appointment: 4 May 2016
Term of office expires: 31 August 2023
Appointing body: Staff
Responsible for: Health and Safety, Outside Environment
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Teaching Assistant at the school
Attendance

2022/23: 100%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 100%
2017/18: 100%
2016/17: 100%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 100%

 

Ian Wallace

Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 16 October 2018
Term of office expires: 15 October 2022
Appointing body: Parents
Responsible for: Pupil progress/data
Register of business interests (1.9.20): None declared
Attendance

2022/23: 100%
2021/22: 86%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 87.5%
2018/19: 90%
2017/18: 100%
2016/17: 100%
2015/2016: 77%
2014/15: 90%

Bishop Oliver Simon

Ex-officio

Date of appointment: 10 March 2019
Term of office ended 31.12.22 on appointment of new incumbent
Appointing body: The Diocese of Exeter
Responsible for: Sports (funding)
Register of business interests (1.9.20): Teacher at the school
Attendance:

2022/23:100%
2021/22: 100%
2020/21: 100%
2019/20: 100%
2018/2019: 80%
2017/18: 83%
2016/17: 92%
2015/16: 100%
2014/15: 92%

Mrs Victoria Kyberd
Parent Governor

Date of appointment: 30 September 2022
Term of office expires: 30 September 2026
Register of Pecuniary interest: Child attends school
Appointing body: Parents
Responsible for:
Early Years Foundation Stage
Science
Attendance: 2022/23 – 100%