Ashperton's governors are proud to be part of this fantastic school! We support the pupils, staff and parents in making it even better.
Ashperton School has 12 governors. The full governing body meets four times a year, and subcommittees deal in greater detail with particular areas. There are three sub-committees:
· Finance, Resources & Audit - which includes finance, pay & personnel, health & safety, pupil discipline & exclusions, and the new building project
· Headteacher's Performance Management Committee
Tony Freeman Resigned March 2021
Ruth Nolan Became a parent governor in May 2015. Ruth has governor responsibility for SEN and is a member of the curriculum committee. Ruth has been teaching for 25 years and currently working at a local residential special school. No declarations of interest.
Paul Mess Became a parent governor in March 2021. Paul has governor responsibility of Science and is a member of the Finance, Resources and Audit. He has 2 children at the school of which he declares an interest.
Chris Bandfield The Headteacher has the choice whether to be a governor or not; in either case has the right to attend meetings. Chris has opted to be a governor, he has special responsibility for staff training, and is a member of the Finance, Resources and Audit and Curriculum committees. Chris is also the Accounting Officer for Ashperton Primary Academy.
Caroline Bullock Deputy Head and Teacher of Year 6. Caroline joined the governing body in April 2018. She is the Mathematics Curriculum Manager and is a member of the Finance, Resources and Audit and Curriculum committee.
Catherine Bushnell Teacher of Year 2. Catherine joined the governing body in April 2018. She is PE Curriculum Manager and Geography Curriculum Manager and is a member of the Curriculum Committee.
Kate Bishop - Senior Support Learning Assistant. Kate joined the governing body in April 2018. She is a member of the Curriculum Committee.
Jacqueline Dodds - (Chair) Jacqueline joined the Governing Body in December 2015 as a community governor. She is a former accountant. Jacqueline has special responsibility for Numeracy Strategy and is also a member of the Finance, Resources & Audit Committee and Curriculum Committee. No declarations of interest.
Geraint Jenkins (VICE CHAIR) became a governor in November 2020. He is also part of the Finance & Resources Committee. He has children at school which he declares as an interest.
John Taylor is a retired biology teacher and lives very near to the school. He became a governor in 2004. John is also part of the Finance & Resources Committee and has responsibility for Science, Pupil Premium and Health and Safety. John has no declarations of interest.
Phil Hagger is a Software Developer and was appointed as a governor in April 2018. He has children at school which he declares as an interest. Phil has a special responsibility of RE, ICT and E-Safety.
Jon Nicklin became a governor in October 2016. Jon has a special responsibility of Safeguarding and is a member of the Curriculum Committee. He has children at school which he declares as an interest.
Sue Snowball became a governor in April 2021. Sue is a Community Governor and has a special responsibility of Literacy and is a member of the Curriculum Committee. Sue has no declarations of interest.
Eleanor James - Resigned 15th November 2020
The Members of Ashperton Primary Academy
John Taylor - Chair 03/03/2011
Chris Bandfield 03/03/2011
Jacqueline Dodds 05/10/2017
Ruth Nolan 02/07/2015
Tony Freeman - Vice Chair 17/08/2015 (Resigned March 2021)
|Name||Governor Type||Declaration of Interest|
|Chris Bandfield||Staff Governor (Headteacher)||Employed by The Academy and Accounting Officer|
|Jaqueline Dodds||Governor (Chair)||None|
|Eleanor James||Governor||None RESIGNED 15th November 2020|
|Tony Freeman||Parent Governor||None RESIGNED 18th March 2021|
|Ruth Nolan||Parent Governor||None|
|Jon Nicklin||Governor||Children at the Academy|
|Caroline Bullock||Staff Governor||Employed by the Academy.|
|Catherine Bushnell||Staff Governor||Employed by the Academy.|
|Kate Bishop||Staff Governor||Employed by the Academy.|
|Phil Hagger||Governor||Children at the Academy|
Children at the Academy
|Paul Mess||Parent Governor||Children at the Academy|