Governor Information

 

The period covered by this register is September 2015 to August 2016

Current Members of the Governing Body

Mrs Charlotte Bourne

Parent Governor

Elected by parents

Term of Office: 12/10/15 – 11/10/19

Member of Teaching & Learning committee

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 6 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 2 attended

 ‘I was born and brought up around the Exeter area but have lived around the country at University and then in London afterwards. I moved to Rockbeare with my family 3 years ago and have one daughter at the school and one due to start next academic year. I am currently a full time Secondary Science teacher at Exmouth Community College and have a passion for education of all ages. I love spending time with my family, particularly sunny walks at the beach or on Dartmoor!’

 

 Mrs Charlotte Callaway

Staff Governor

Elected by staff

Term of Office: 12/10/15 – 11/10/19

Member of Teaching & Learning committee

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 6 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 3 attended

 ‘I am originally from the West Midlands and moved to Devon when I started my degree at the University of Plymouth, Exmouth Campus. I have two young children who are both of primary school age. Outside of the preschool, I love to read and listen to music with my family. Music is a strong feature in our lives with dancing, singing and playing.’

 

 Mrs Winifred De’Ath (Chair of Governors)

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Diocese

Term of Office: 31/10/13 – 20/10/17

Member of Resources, Teaching & Learning, Pay & Performance committees

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 6 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 4 possible/ 4 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 3 attended

 

Mrs Jeanette Hornblow

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Diocese

Term of Office: 18/04/16-17/04/20

Member of Teaching & Learning committee

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 4 possible/ 4 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 3 attended

 

 Mr Marc Kerslake (Vice Chair of Governors)

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Diocese

Term of Office: 12/07/14 – 11/07/18

Member of Teaching & Learning, Pay & Performance committees

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 3 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 1 possible/ 1 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 1 attended

 ‘I am married to Angie, with three boys who go to Rockbeare Primary and one older boy at secondary school. Whilst I am currently a landscape gardener, I am training part time for ordination in the Church of England.’

 

Rev Bernard Lane

Team Vicar Rockbeare

Ex officio Foundation Governor

Appointed on 19/05/16-

Member of Teaching & Learning committee

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 2 possible/ 2 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 1 possible/ 0 attended

 

 Mr Ben Moore

Foundation Governor

Appointed by the Diocese

Term of Office: 01/10/15 – 30/09/19

Member of Resources, Pay & Performance committees

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 4 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 4 possible/ 2 attended

 ‘I have been a Governor at Rockbeare School for 3 years. I am married to Lisa and we live locally and have 2 children who are pupils at Rockbeare. I am a self-employed Area Sales Manager for 4 international Companies based in the Equestrian and Outdoor sector.’

 

 Mrs Marianne Readman

Parent Governor

Elected by parents

Term of Office: 12/10/15 – 11/10/19

Member of Resources committee

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 6 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 3 possible/ 3 attended

 

 Mrs Julie Spencer-Smith

Headteacher

Ex officio

Appointed on 13/04/15 -

Member of Resources, Teaching & Learning, Pay & Performance committees

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 6 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 4 possible/ 4 attended

Attendance at Teaching & Learning meetings: 3 possible/ 3 attended

 ‘I am originally from Staffordshire and moved to Essex when I married David. We have two grown up daughters who both live and work in London. I taught in several primary schools in Essex immediately prior to relocating to Devon. At our daughters' primary school I was a Parent Governor and at my last school a Staff Governor.

When not teaching, I love to read, garden and walk on Dartmoor and along the coastal path.’

 

Mr Nigel Sueter

Associate Member 

Appointed by the Governing Body

Term of Office:16/10/07

Member of Resources committee with voting rights

Declared Business Interests: None

Attendance at Full Governing Body meetings: 6 possible/ 5 attended

Attendance at Resources meetings: 4 possible/ 3 attended

 ‘I have lived in the parish of Rockbeare for 31 years, having moved from London and Winchester. I am now retired having spent my working life in accountancy, banking and insurance, working for both large international companies as well as developing my own business. I offer Rockbeare Primary School guidance and support in financial matters. My hobbies include supporting Somerset County Cricket, following England cricket and rugby teams both home and abroad.’

 Current Vacancies

There are currently 2 vacancies for Foundation Governors and one vacancy for a Local Authority Governor.