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As a Church of England Primary School, our ethos is firmly grounded in Christian Values. We are committed to celebrating each child in our school. We seek to provide opportunities, recognising the gifts and talents of each individual. Our close knit community allows us to help our children to grow and flourish, both personally and academically.

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Meet the governors

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Ms. Jennifer Glass

Chair of Governors - Foundation Governor (Appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Jennifer has one child currently at St. Andrews and two children now at secondary school having previously also attended St. Andrews.  Jennifer read law at Queen Mary College, London University and was a finance lawyer in the City of London for 15 years before moving to Chedworth in 2007.  Jennifer enjoys taking part in many sports and is keen to encourage participation by children and families in sporting activities at all levels.

Sub Committees:  Curriculum and Standards; Community, Communications and Church Distinctiveness

Allocated Roles: Chair of Governors; Sport; Writing

Term of Office: November 2016 to November 2020

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None

 

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Mr Jon Francis

Vice Chair (Foundation Governor appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Jon is the Vice Chair of Governors, he is the father of 4 children, all of whom have attended St Andrew’s School. In works as an Anaesthetist at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is the Quality Assurance lead for Medical Education in the South West of England.

Sub Committees:  Curriculum and Standards (Chair); Behaviour (Chair)

Allocated Roles: Maths

Term of Office: September 2016 to September 2021

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None

 

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Mrs Vicki Brosch

Foundation Governor (Appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Vicki has one child who attends St Andrew’s and one child who attened St Andrew’s but is now at secondary school.  Vicki was a teacher for 13 years prior to having children.  She held roles on two Senior Management Teams for 8 years and was Deputy Headteacher for 2 years.  With her professional background Vicki has a strong interest in the primary school curriculum and policies.

Sub Committees:  Curriculum and Standards

Allocated Roles: Diversity

Term of Office: 1st June 2016 to 30th May 2020

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                        Vicki is a teacher at the school for 2 days a week 

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Mr James Woodman

Foundation Governor (Appointed by Yanworth PCC)

Sub Committees: tbc

Allocated Roles: tbc

Term of Office: 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2023

Register of Interests:

 Relevant Business Interests: tbc

Governance of Other Educational Establishments: tbc

Relationships with other governors or staff: tbc

 

  

  

Mrs Anne Baxter

Foundation Governor (Appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Anne has three children, all currently attending St Andrews and has worked as a farm secretary for 25 years, currently for her husband’s local farming business. From this line of work and previous positions as treasurer/bookkeeper to the local pre-school and a couple of charities in Hampshire, she has an in depth knowledge of accounts.

Sub Committees:  Finance and Premises, Curriculum and Standards

Allocated Roles: EYFS

Term of Office: 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2023

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                    None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:            None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                        None

 

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Rev Stephen Goundrey-Smith

 Foundation Governor - Ex-Officio (as parish priest)

Stephen is the parish priest of Hill and Valley Benefice, which includes St Andrew’s Church, Chedworth. Prior to ordination, he worked in pharmacy and he also has his own business, SGS PharmaSolutions, providing pharmacy training, medical writing and pharmacy informatics consultancy. He has four children, one of whom is currently at St Andrew’s School.

Sub Committees:  Community, Communications and Church Distinctiveness (Chair)

Allocated Roles: RE and Worship

Term of Office: Not Applicable (Ex-Officio)

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None

 

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Matt Fulford

Foundation Governor (Appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Both of Matt’s children attended St Andrew’s before moving on to secondary school.  Matt has a professional background in Sustainability and Quantity Surveying and runs his own energy efficiency consultancy business. As such he has a particular interest in the efficient running of the school and its buildings

Sub Committees: Finance and Premises (Chair);

Allocated Roles: Safeguarding; Health and Safety; Performance Management.

Term of Office: 1st Sept 2015 to 31st August 2019

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None



 

 

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Michelle Williams

Parent Governor (Appointed by Parental Ballot)

Michelle has two daughters at St Andrews School and has lived in Chedworth for over two years with strong family connections back to the village. Michelle thoroughly enjoys everything country life has to offer and has worked for the last two years as a Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant in a local primary school.

Sub Committees:  Curriculum and Standards

Allocated Roles: Parents

Term of Office: 1 June 2016 to 30 May 2020. 

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None

 

Ken Minshull

Foundation Governor (Appointed by Chedworth PCC)

Ken has recently been appointed to the Governing Body bringing a wealth of experience in education having served as the deputy head of a secondary school in Cirencester before retiring.

Sub Committees: Finance and Premises

Allocated Roles: TBA

Term of Office: 1st November 2018 to 30th November 2024

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   None

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           None

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       None

 

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Mrs Nikita Smith

Ex-Officio (As Head Teacher of the School)

Sub Committees: Curriculum and Standards; Finance and Premises; Community, Communications and Church Distinctiveness.

Role in School: Head Teacher; Reception Class Teacher (1 day per week)

Term of Office: Not Applicable (Ex-Officio)

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   tbc

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           tbc

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       tbc

 

Staff Governor (Currently vacant pending Staff Elections)

Sub Committees: tbc.

Role in School: tbc.

Term of Office: tbc

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   tbc

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           tbc

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       tbc

 

Local Authority Governor (Currently vacant position pending appointment by Gloucestershire County Council)

Sub Committees: tbc

Allocated Roles: tbc

Term of Office: tbc

Register of Interests:

                Relevant Business Interests:                                                   tbc

                Governance of Other Educational Establishments:           tbc

                Relationships with other governors or staff:                       tbc

 

 

If you wish to contact any governor please do so through the Clerk, Mrs Charlotte White (School Administrator) on the schools main contact details.

The individual attendance at each of the meetings by the governors can be reviewed here.