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Governors

Welcome to the Governors page of our website. Below is some key information on the role we have in supporting the school to achieve its aims.

Click on the following links to find out more:

Governing Body

There are 15 governor spaces, our current governing body is:

Sarah Andrews - Clerk to Governors

clerk@westburyleigh.wilts.sch.uk 

Ellie Mistretta - Chair of Governors

Date of Appointment: 11 September 2013

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Authority 

Remit on Governing Body: Resources Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: Yes, ends Feb 2017

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 60%

Debbie Grimsey - Headteacher

Date of Appointment: N/A

Term of Office: N/A

Appointment Body: Authority 

Remit on Governing Body: Resources Committee / Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 67%

Derek Avenell

Date of Appointment: 25 March 2015

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Governing Body, Co-opted

Remit on Governing Body: Resources Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 80%

Sue Fulbrook

Date of Appointment: 27 January 2014

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Parent

Remit on Governing Body: Chair of Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 80%

Sam Gooding - Vice Chair 

Date of Appointment: 16 September 2015

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Governing Body, Co-opted

Remit on Governing Body: Resources Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: Gooding Accounts LTD

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 50%

Charmian Horseman

Date of Appointment: 29 February 2016

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Diocese, Foundation

Remit on Governing Body: Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 100%

Phil Alford

Date of Appointment: 27 June 2016

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Governing Body, Co-opted

Remit on Governing Body: Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-17: 50%

Julie Cann

Date of Appointment: 5 Oct 2016 

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Staff

Remit on Governing Body: Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 100%

Rev. Rhona Floate

Date of Appointment: 5 Oct 2016

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Diocese, Foundation

Remit on Governing Body: Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 20%

Caroline White

Date of Appointment: 9 Jan 2017

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Diocese, Foundation

Remit on Governing Body: Curriculum Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: None

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: Spouse member of staff

 Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 57%

Craig Turze

Date of Appointment: 14 Sept 2016

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Governing Body, Co-opted

Remit on Governing Body: Resources Committee

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: Spouse on Cygnets Pre-School Committee

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

 Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 90%

Emma Osmond

Date of Appointment: 5 Jul 2017

Term of Office: 4 years

Appointment Body: Governing Body, Co-opted

Remit on Governing Body: 

Relevant Business and Pecuniary Interest: Manager Cygnets Pre-School Committee

Governance roles in other educational institutions: No

Material interest arising from relationships between governors or between governors and staff: No 

 Attendance to FGB and Committee meetings 2016-2017: 100%

 

Meetings

The governors meet regularly as a whole group as well as through sub committees. This enables them to fully support and challenge the work of the school in securing good outcomes for children.

Minutes of Governors Meetings are available on the website and via the school office.

Documents

Please see links to our latest Governor reports.

Please see a list of Governors that have left this academic year: