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Our Governors

The Governing Body is made up of 14 Governors and 2 Associate Members, as follows:

The Governors meet once a term as a Full Governing Body.  We do not have separate Committees.

Contact the clerk to the governors, Mrs Mandy Randall to:

Email: clerk@pevenseyschool.org.uk 
Tel: 01323 762269

We currently have the following vacancy:

Governor attendance

Full Governing Body meetings 2020/21
Governor 14 Sep 2020 16 Oct 2020 9 Nov 2020 14 Dec 2020 1 Mar 2021
Richard Sage
Claire Roberts
Lorraine Delaney n/a
Kelly Kerr n/a
Graeme Russell n/a n/a
Gary Alexander NIA
Nuala Geary NIA
Alan Platt NIA NIA
Elaine Beynon n/a
Wendy Collier n/a n/a
Elinor Starkey n/a n/a n/a NIA
David Stewart
Luke Paramor n/a
Jill Ferguson NIA n/a NIA
Fr David n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

NIA = not in attendance   n/a =  term of office not commenced or not in attendance due to the confidentiality nature of the meeting

Meet our current governors

Richard Sage
Role: Additional Governor / Chair of Governors
Appointed on: 04 May 2020
Appointing body: Local Authority
Term: 04 May 2020 to 31 Aug 2021
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • member of the Labour Party
Other governance role:
  • Governor at Chantry Primary School
Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Luke Paramor
Role: Headteacher
Appointed on: 28 Aug 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 28 Aug 2020 to 27 Aug 2045
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Elaine Beynon
Role: Foundation Governor
Appointed on: 24 Jul 2020
Appointing body: Diocese
Term: 24 Jul 2020 to 23 Jul 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Nuala Geary
Role: Co-opted Governor
Appointed on: 27 Jan 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 27 Jan 2020 to 26 Jan 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • Pevensey Parish Councillor
Attendance record 2019/20: 58%
Alan Platt
Role: Co-opted Governor
Appointed on: 14 Sep 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 14 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
David Stewart
Role: Parent Governor
Appointed on: 18 Mar 2019
Appointing body: School parents
Term: 18 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2023
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • Parent of a child in school
  • Works as a Vice Principal in a local secondary school (The Eastbourne Academy)
Attendance record 2019/20: 90%
Gary Alexander
Role: Co-opted Governor
Appointed on: 14 Sep 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 14 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • One child in the School
  • Interim Headteacher at Buxted CE Primary school in East Sussex and sit on the Governing board. 
  • Substantive post is Deputy Head of Battle and Langton CE Primary and sits on the board as a co-opted Governor.
Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Claire Roberts
Role: Additional Governor
Appointed on: 04 May 2020
Appointing body: Local Authority
Term: 04 May 2020 to 31 Aug 2021
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • employee for East Sussex in the Standards and Learning & Effectiveness Service
  • the East Sussex representative who sits on the Diocesan Board of Education for the Diocese of Chichester
Other governance role:
  • IEB at Roselands Stafford Federation
  • IEB member at Peacehaven Heights Community Primary School
  • Parent governor at Hove Park Primary Community School
Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Jill Ferguson
Role: Staff Governor
Appointed on: 01 Sep 2020
Appointing body: School staff
Term: 01 Sep 2020 to 31 Aug 2024
Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Elinor Starkey
Role: Parent Governor
Appointed on: 27 Nov 2020
Appointing body: School parents
Term: 27 Nov 2020 to 26 Nov 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Wendy Collier
Role: Local Authority Governor
Appointed on: 09 Nov 2020
Appointing body: Local Authority
Term: 09 Nov 2020 to 08 Nov 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Graeme Russell
Role: Co-opted Governor
Appointed on: 09 Nov 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 09 Nov 2020 to 08 Nov 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Kelly Kerr
Role: Associate Member
Appointed on: 09 Nov 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 09 Nov 2020 to 08 Nov 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Lorraine Delaney
Role: Associate Member
Appointed on: 09 Nov 2020
Appointing body: Governing Body
Term: 09 Nov 2020 to 08 Nov 2024
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

Nil

Attendance record 2019/20: N/A
Revd Canon David Gillard (Fr David)
Role: Foundation Ex-Officio Governor
Appointed on: 02 Mar 2021
Appointing body: Diocese
Term: 02 Mar 2021 to 01 Mar 2046
Attendance record 2019/20: N/A

Our previous governors

Role: Ex officio/ headteacher
Appointed on: 13 Apr 2015
Appointing body: Ex-officio
Term: 13 Apr 2015 to 31 Aug 2020
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • wife works at local secondary school
Attendance record 2019/20: 100 %
Role: Staff governor
Appointed on: 29 Sep 2016
Appointing body: Staff
Term: 29 Sep 2016 to 31 Aug 2020
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:

None

Attendance record 2019/20: 100 %
Role: Parent governor
Appointed on: 19 Jun 2019
Appointing body: Governing body (elected by parents)
Term: 29 Sep 2016 to 13 Jul 2020
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • one child in the school
Attendance record 2019/20: 40 %
Role: Co-opted governor
Appointed on: 01 Sep 2015
Appointing body: Governing board
Term: 01 Sep 2015 to 13 Jul 2020
Business, pecuniary or personal interests:
  • has a child at the school
  • delivers sessions for the YMCA to students in Y6
     
Attendance record 2019/20: 100 %
Role: Co-opted
Appointed on: 12 Oct 2018
Appointing body: Governing board
Term: 12 Oct 2018 to 31 Aug 2020
Other governance role:
  • Is a governor at Netherfield School
Attendance record 2019/20: 100 %
Role: Chair of Governors
Appointed on: 12 Oct 2018
Appointing body: Parents
Term: 11 Feb 2019 to 31 May 2020
Attendance record 2019/20: 90%
Role: Chair
Appointed on: 18 Nov 2017
Appointing body: Parents
Term: 18 Nov 2017 to 03 Apr 2020
Attendance record 2019/20:
Role: Foundation Governor
Appointed on: 06 May 2016
Appointing body: Diocese of Chichester
Term: 06 May 2016 to 07 May 2020
Attendance record 2019/20:
Role: Local Authority Governor
Appointed on: 10 Jul 2018
Appointing body: Local Authority
Term: 10 Jul 2017 to 29 Mar 2020
Attendance record 2019/20:
Role: Foundation Ex-officio
Appointed on: 10 Jul 2018
Appointing body: Diocese
Term: 02 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Attendance record 2019/20: