Castle Primary School

'Adventure Together; Learn Forever'

Governors

CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL – GOVERNING BOARD AS AT 05/06/2024

Name

Type of Governor

Appointing Body

Office

Term –

3 years

Committee(s)

Lead Governor Role(s)

Registered Interests

Val Bishop

Parent

Governing Body - uncontested

Vice-Chair of FGB

17.03.2022-16.03.2025

HT Appraisal, Pay

Finance, Pay, Personnel, Community/Parental Engagement, GDPR

Parent of a child/children at school

Jamie Edmonds

Co-opted

Governing Body

 

17.03.2024-16.03.2027

HT Appraisal, Pay

Pupil Premium, Curriculum, School Improvement

 

Vicky Hill

Local Authority

Appointed by LA

Chair of FGB

26.05.2024-25.05.2027

 

Deputy Safeguarding, Inclusion/SEND, Vulnerable Children

 

Jill Larcombe

Foundation

Tiverton Co-operative Learning Partnership (TCLP)

 

07.12.2023- 06.12.2026

 

Safeguarding, Inclusion/SEND, Vulnerable Children

 

Cathy Noble

Staff–Head Teacher

 

 

01.09.2012-

 

 

Staff Member

Katy Plumley

Staff

Governing Body - uncontested

 

07.12.2023-06.12.2026

 

Health & Safety, Premises

Staff Member & Parent of a child/children at school

Vacancy

Co-opted

Governing Body

 

 

 

 

 

Vacancy

Co-opted

Governing Body

 

 

 

 

 

Vacancy

Foundation

Tiverton Co-operative Learning Partnership (TCLP)

 

 

 

Attendance & Behaviour

 

Vacancy

Parent

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacancy

Parent

 

 

 

 

Early Years

 

Fiona Lowe

Clerk

 

 

01.09.2018

 

 

Employee of West Croft Primary School

 

Details of those who have left within the last 12 months

Luke Howard

Co-opted

Governing Body

14.09.2023 - 12.03.2024

Katy Plumley

Staff

Governing Body - uncontested

14.10.2020 - 13.10.2023

Shaz Lydon

Parent

Governing Body – uncontested

11.10.2022 – 21.07.2023

Lynn Lawrence

Foundation

TCLP

01.09.2022 – 21.07.2023

 

 

CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL - GOVERNORS ATTENDANCE AT MEETINGS -                        ACADEMIC YEAR 2022-2023

           

 

Full  Governing Body (FGB)

 

Pay Committee

08/09/22

11/10/22

07/12/22

07/02/23

28/03/23

02/05/23

12/07/23

 

22/09/2022

Val Bishop

YES

YES

S

YES

YES

S

YES

 

YES

Jamie Edmonds

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

YES

Jeremy Hidderley

S

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

YES

Vicky Hill

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

S

 

 

Lynn Lawrence

YES

YES

S

YES

YES

S

S

 

 

Shaz Lydon

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

S

YES

 

 

Cathy Noble

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

Katy Plumley

S

YES

YES

S

YES

YES

YES

 

 

Peter Wrigley

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching & Learning Committee

 

    

 

21/09/22

16/11/22

19/01/22

08/03/23

20/06/23

 

    

Val Bishop

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Jamie Edmonds

YES

YES

YES V

YES

C

 

    

Jeremy Hidderley

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Vicky Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Lynn Lawrence

YES

YES

S

YES

C

 

    

Shaz Lydon

YES V

 

 

 

 

 

    

Cathy Noble

YES

YES

YES V

YES

C

 

    

Katy Plumley

YES

YES

YES V

YES

C

 

    

Peter Wrigley

S

 

 

 

 

 

    
 

Resources & Finance Committee - Held Virtually

    
 

27/09/22

22/11/22

25/01/23

15/03/23

26/04/23

27/06/23

    

Val Bishop

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

    

Jamie Edmonds

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Jeremy Hidderley

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

    

Vicky Hill

S

YES

YES

S

YES

YES

    

Lynn Lawrence

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Shaz Lydon

YES

YES

S

YES

S

YES

    

Cathy Noble

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

    

Katy Plumley

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Peter Wrigley

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Key:        

NS

Absence not sanctioned

      
 

S

Absence sanctioned

       
 

V

Attended Virtually

       
 

C

Meeting Cancelled

       
 

 

Shaded areas denote meeting when a governor is either not part of the committee or not a member of the FGB at the date of the meeting

   

The Structure of the Governing Board

 

The Governing Board of Castle Primary School is made up of:

 

  • 3 elected parent governors
  • 2 Foundation governors (nominated by Tiverton Co-operative Learning Partnership)
  • 1 Local Authority (LA) governor
  • 2 staff governors (one of which is the Head Teacher)
  • 3 co-opted governors

 

Other than the Head Teacher, each governor serves a three year term of office at a time. 

 

The Governing Board is assisted by a Clerk to the Governors, who is employed by Devon County Council. 

 

For information on who currently makes up the Governing Board, see ‘CASTLE PRIMARY SCHOOL Governing Body’

 

Contact the Governing Board 

 

To contact the Governing Board, please email the clerk, Fiona Lowe, at:

 clerk@castletiverton.school 

 

The role of Castle Primary School’s Governing Board is: 

 

 to raise educational standards  

 to set the Schools' policy framework 

 to support the Head of School and staff in the management of the school

 to improve the school's financial effectiveness 

 to represent the community in general in the running of the school 

 

 

The Full Governing Board meets twice per term.                                                                                                        

Governors Attendance at Meetings

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