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HUGH PATTERSON, CHAIR OF DIRECTORS - FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon Parish

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Chair of Board of Directors
Chair of Resources Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a Parish Councillor I felt it was important that there was a clear link through a Director between the school and PC. I live in the local community and wish to support the school in providing the best education possible for local children. I am no longer a Parish Councillor, but now represent the Diocese as a Foundation Director.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

EMMA BRETHERTON, VICE CHAIR OF DIRECTORS - PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Vice Chair of Canon Pyon Directing Committee, Children, Families & Community Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: My son attends the school and I am keen to support the school and staff in striving to keep improving and evolving for the benefit of the children and their learning.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS:
Currently Deputy Headteacher and Year 5 teacher at Kington Primary School. Previously worked within the HMFA Federation as a link between Canon Pyon CE Academy and other schools.

REVEREND MICHAEL CLUETT, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Pastoral Care, Children, Families & Community Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Church Links

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

PHILIPPA PATTERSON, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Hereford Diocese

DATE APPOINTED: 14.11.14

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Church/RE, Foundation Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Having been a Director for 11 years at another Herefordshire school, I felt I could make a contribution to the Board of Canon Pyon Academy

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS:

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: Having been a Governor for 11 years at another Herefordshire school, I felt I could make a contribution to the Board of Canon Pyon Academy I am no longer a Parish Councillor, but now represent the Diocese as a Foundation Director.

KAREN ANTOINETTE SHEPPARD, PARENT DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors
DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: HMFA Parent Director

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Originally to support the school as it federated, continue to support the school in its growth and development. I remain passionate about protecting small rural schools within villages when local authorities favour merging schools to create larger educational commodities.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE: 20.12.12 – 03.03.16 (Resigned)

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

DAVID BARNARD, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 03.03.16

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Parent Director, Children, Families & Community Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a parent of one child at the school, in KS1 I wanted to learn more about the running of the school, and how, as a parent, I can best support both the school and my children.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

EMMA MELLOR, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 18.11.14

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Parent Director, Children, Families & Community Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a parent of two children at the school, in both KS1 and KS2, I am interested in the running of the school, and how, as a parent, I can best support both the school and my children. I also volunteer in Pippins pre-school, and help out at Parents and tots. I am also active in the PTA.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

WAYNE HANSON, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Parent Director & Resource Committee member

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a parent with pupils at the school, I wanted to understand more on how the school is run. Help towards its development whilst maintaining its unique identity.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

ANNA WATKINS, PARENT DIRECTOR (Resigned)

Resigned APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 21.06.16

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Parent Director

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a parent of a child at Canon Pyon CE Academy, I want to play an important role in supporting and maintaining great school values and standards whilst contributing to upholding the outstanding performance of staff and pupils already in existence.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE: 21.06.16 – 01.03.17 (Resigned)

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

ALISON TAYLOR, STAFF DIRECTOR (TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Curriculum & Achievement Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Teacher Representation & Deputy Headteacher

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

GAIL SIMPSON, STAFF DIRECTOR (NON-TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Finance committee member

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As part of role within school.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: Employee of Activate Educational Ltd.

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

TRISHA KOSTORZ, STAFF DIRECTOR (TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 21.06.16

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING BODY: Curriculum & Achievement Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Teacher representative

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

CHRIS KENT, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 21.06.16

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING BODY: Parent Director

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a grand-parent of a pupil at the school, Chris wanted to understand how the school operates and wants to support the school in maintaining the high standards & help support the school development plan.

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE:

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

DARREN WOOD, (RESIGNED)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy Directing Committee

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.12 (resigned 18.11.15)

TERM OF OFFICE: 20.12.12 – 18.11.15

Directors Meeting Attendance

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2015-2016
BoardBoardBoardTotal attended Sep 15-Aug 16
18/11/201503/03/201620/06/2016
DavidBarnardn/aYesYes2 of 2
EmmaBrethertonYesYesApologies2 of 3
Rev MichaelCluettYesYesApologies2 of 3
WayneHansonYesYesApologies2 of 3
ChrisKentn/an/aYes - 1st date1 of 1
PatriciaKostorzn/an/aYes - 1st date1 of 1
EmmaMellorYesYesApologies2 of 3
HughPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
PippaPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
GailSimpsonYesYesYes3 of 3
AlisonTaylorYesYesY3 of 3
AnnaWatkinsn/an/aYes - 1st date1 of 1

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2016-2017
MeetingMeetingMeetingTotal attended Sep 16-Aug 17
09/11/201602.03.017
DavidBarnardYesYes2 of 2
EmmaBrethertonYes - New Term of OfficeYes2 of 2
Rev MichaelCluettYesYes2 of 2
WayneHansonYesYes2 of 2
ChrisKentYesYes2 of 2
PatriciaKostorzYesYes2 of 2
EmmaMellorYesYes2 of 2
HughPattersonYesYes2 of 2
PippaPattersonYesYes2 of 2
GailSimpsonYes -New Term of OfficeYes2 of 2
AlisonTaylorYes -New Term of OfficeYes2 of 2
AnnaWatkinsApologiesNo - Resigned2 of 2

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2017-2018
Total attended Sep 16-Aug 17
DavidBarnard0 of 0
EmmaBretherton0 of 0
Rev MichaelCluett0 of 0
WayneHanson0 of 0
ChrisKent0 of 0
PatriciaKostorz0 of 0
EmmaMellor0 of 0
HughPatterson0 of 0
PippaPatterson0 of 0
GailSimpson0 of 0
AlisonTaylor0 of 0
AnnaWatkins0 of 0

Director

Directors  are the key strategic decision makers and vision setters in our academy. They are also a key part of the overall system for school accountability. The Directors have a vital role to play in driving up school and pupil performance and ensuring that resources are used well to give every child the best possible education. If you are interested in becoming a Director of our school and you have any special skills or talents and the commitment to make a valid contribution to our Directing Committee please contact the school.

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