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CHRIS KENT, CHAIR OF DIRECTORS - PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy Directors
DATE APPOINTED: 21.06.2016, reappointed 11.06.2020
RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE:
Chair of Board of Directors
Chair of Resources Committee
REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a (Grand)Parent Director, I am pleased to have been able to use my commercial background and life experiences to contribute to the high standards of governance within Canon Pyon CE Academy. As Chair of Directors, I remain committed to maintaining these high standards and delivering the best possible education for our children.
DECLARATION OF INTERESTS:
None
TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years
OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS:
None

REVEREND PREBENDARY JANE DAVIES, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 15.11.2018

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: 15.11.2018 – 4 Years
OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

PHILIPPA PATTERSON, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Hereford Diocese
DATE APPOINTED: 15.11.2018
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:
Landowner of land used by the school and land surrounding the school

TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years

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.

DAVID BARNARD, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors
DATE APPOINTED: 03.03.2016
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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

KELLY CARPENTER, STAFF DIRECTOR (TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy
DATE APPOINTED: 01.09.2019
RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE: Finance, Curriculum & Achievement Committee
REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Teacher Representation & Head of School
DECLARATION OF INTERESTS:
Head of School
TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

TRISHA KOSTORZ, STAFF DIRECTOR (TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 21.06.2016, reappointed 11.06.2020

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING BODY: Curriculum & Achievement Committee

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: Teacher representative

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS:
Class 1 Teacher

TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

KAY WESTERN, PARENT DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy Directors

DATE APPOINTED: 11.04.2019

RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING BODY: Parent Director

REASON FOR BECOMING A DIRECTOR: As a parent of two children at the school, I want to use my background and skills to make a difference to the school and help provide the best experience and education for every child.”

DECLARATION OF INTERESTS: None

TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

ANDREA GARLAND, LOCAL AUTHORITY DIRECTOR

Email the Clerk to the Directors – Mrs Gail Simpson
01432 830334

Directors Meeting Attendance

Canon Pyon CE Academy Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2019-2020 
BoardBoardBoardTotal attended Sep 19-Aug 20
14.11.1909.03.2011.06.20Appointed Resigned
DavidBarnardYesYesYes 3 of 3
Kelly Carpenter YesYesYes 3 of 3 01.09.19
Rev JaneDaviesYesYes Yes 3 of 3
Andrea Garland YesApologies Yes 2 of 3
ChrisKentApologiesYes Yes 2 of 3
PatriciaKostorzApologiesYes Yes 2 of 3
HughPattersonYesYes Yes 3 of 3 31.08.20
PippaPattersonYesApologies Yes 2 of 3
Kay Western Yes Yes Yes 3 of 3

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2018-2019
14.11.201909.03.202011.06.2020Total attended Sep 19-Aug 20
DavidBarnard0 of 0
Emma Bretherton 0 of 0
SimonColes0 of 0
Rev JaneDavies0 of 0
WayneHanson0 of 0
ChrisKent0 of 0
PatriciaKostorz0 of 0
EmmaMellor0 of 0
HughPatterson0 of 0
PippaPatterson0 of 0
GailSimpson0 of 0
RebeccaWargen0 of 0

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2018-2019
15.11.201811.03.201920.06.2019Total attended Sep 18-Aug 19
DavidBarnardYesYesApologies2 of 3
EmmaBrethertonYesYesYes3 of 3
SimonColesn/aYesYes2 of 2
Rev JaneDaviesYesYesYes3 of 3
WayneHansonYesResignedResigned1 of 1
ChrisKentApologiesYesYes2 of 3
PatriciaKostorzYesYesYes3 of 3
EmmaMellorYesResignedResigned1 of 1
HughPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
PippaPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
GailSimpsonYesYesResigned2 of 2
RebeccaWargenYesResignedResigned1 of 1

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2017-2018
09.11.1712.03.1819.06.2018Total attended Sep 17-Aug 18
DavidBarnardApologiesApologiesApologies0 of 3
EmmaBrethertonYesYesYes3 of 3
Rev MichaelCluettResignedResignedResignedN/A
WayneHansonApologiesApologiesApologies0 of 3
ChrisKentApologiesYesYes2 of 3
PatriciaKostorzYesYesApologies2 of 3
EmmaMellorYesYesApologies2 of 3
HughPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
PippaPattersonYesYesApologies2 of 3
GailSimpsonApologiesYesYes2 of 3
AlisonTaylorYesResignedResigned1 of 1
RebeccaWargenn/aYesYes2 of 2

Canon Pyon Board of Directors Attendance Academic Year 2016-2017
MeetingMeetingMeetingTotal attended Sep 16-Aug 17
09/11/201602.03.01722.06.17
DavidBarnardYesYesYes3 of 3
EmmaBrethertonYes - New Term of OfficeYesNo2 of 3
Rev MichaelCluettYesYesYes3 of 3
WayneHansonYesYesYes3 of 3
ChrisKentYesYesYes3 of 3
PatriciaKostorzYesYesYes3 of 3
EmmaMellorYesYesYes3 of 3
HughPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
PippaPattersonYesYesYes3 of 3
GailSimpsonYes -New Term of OfficeYesYes3 of 3
AlisonTaylorYes -New Term of OfficeYesYes3 of 3
AnnaWatkinsApologiesNo - ResignedNo - Resigned0 of 1

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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