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HUGH PATTERSON, CHAIR OF DIRECTORS - FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon Parish
DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.16
RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE DIRECTING COMMITTEE:
Chair of Board of Directors
Chair of Resources Committee
Governance role as Director of HMFA (appointed Spring 2018)
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:
Mr Patterson’s wife owns land which is used by the school.
TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years
OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS:
Governance role as Director of HMFA (appointed Spring 2018)

REVEREND PREBENDARY JANE DAVIES, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 15.11.18

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: 15.11.18 – 4 Years
OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

PHILIPPA PATTERSON, FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

APPOINTED BY: Hereford Diocese
DATE APPOINTED: 15.11.18
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: 03.03.16
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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

KELLY CARPENTER, STAFF DIRECTOR (TEACHING)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy
DATE APPOINTED: 01.09.19
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: 21.06.16

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: 11.04.19

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

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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

EMMA BRETHERTON, VICE CHAIR OF DIRECTORS - PARENT DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors
DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.16 – 31.08.19 (Resigned)
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:
Deputy Headteacher & Governor at Kington Primary
TERM OF OFFICE: 4 years
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.

SIMON COLES, STAFF DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy
DATE APPOINTED: 25.02.19 – 31.08.19 (Resigned)
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

EMMA MELLOR, PARENT DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 18.11.14 – 06.12.18

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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

WAYNE HANSON, PARENT DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy directors

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.16 Resigned 11.03.19

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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

GAIL SIMPSON, STAFF DIRECTOR (Resigned)

APPOINTED BY: Canon Pyon CE Academy

DATE APPOINTED: 20.12.16 (resigned 01.04.19)

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: 4 years

OTHER GOVERNING ROLES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: None

Directors Meeting Attendance

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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