Governing Body

St John's Church of England Academy forms part of the Diocese of Gloucester Academy Trust.
On 1st December 2020, St John's Church of England Academy transferred from an Interim Governing Body to a Full Governing Board with a new Scheme of Delegation.
As in any school, the governors play an important role in the management of  the school. The full governing body meets termly and has two committees covering Standards and Ethos and Finance and Resources. Governors are members of one or the other committee according to their interests or expertise. Minutes of meetings are available to view on request from the school office.
The Clerk to the Governing Body is Mrs A Kirby and can be contacted at akirby@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk
Glossary for Register of Governors
 
1.  Category
2.  Appointment Date
3.  Term of Office End Date
4.  Pecuniary Interest in the School
5.  Relationship to any Employee
6.  Declaration of Interests
7.  Meetings Attended During 2018 - 2019
8.  Meetings Attended During 2019 - 2020
9.  Meetings Attended During 2020 - 2021
10. Areas of Responsibility

Mr A Griffiths

Chair of Governors

tgriffiths@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Trust Appointed..........2. 16.7.2020..........3. 15.7.2024..........4. None..........5. None..........
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. N/A..........9..4 /4........10. Standards and Ethos; English, PE, Sports Premium, Pupil Premium.........
Chair of Governors

Pen Portrait
• 35 years teaching in primary schools
• 22 years as headteacher
• 30 years school governor experience
• 9 years at the University of Gloucestershire in the following capacities:
- B.Ed/PGCE interviewer/ link tutor
- Admissions Tutor
- Research Facilitator
• Married with two daughters
• Two grandchildren
• Have lived locally for 33 years

Mr N Penny

Vice Chair of Governors

npenny@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Co-opted..........2. 16.7.2019..........3. 15.7.2023..........4. None..........5.None
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. 7/8.........9. 2/4 ..........10. Finance and Resources; Health and Safety

Ms L Hurcombe

Chair of Finance and Resources

lhurcombe@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Co-opted..........2. 5.11.2019..........3. 4.11.2023..........4. None..........5. None...........
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. 4/6 ..........9 .2/4 .........10. finance and Resources; Maths, Science, ..........

Pen Portrait
Operations Manager at SPP Pumps Ltd, Coleford. Manufacturer of fire protection pumps.
Lived and/or worked in Coleford since birth.
Time served modern Apprentice – Mechanical Engineering.
BEng in Mechanical Engineering.
Currently studying for a Msc in Engineering Business Management.
Beaver and Cub Leader at 1st Whitchurch and Llangrove scout group.
Passionate STEM Ambassador.
Ex-St Johns Pupil (1985-1991).
Living in Herefordshire.
2 Sons, 1 at Primary school and 1 at Secondary school.

Rev S Bick

sbick@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Parish ex officio.......... 2. 1.1.2019.......... 3. on-going.......... 4. None.......... 5. None..........
6. None.......... 7........... 8. 7/8 .......... 9. .3/4......... 10. Standards and Ethos; RE, SEND,

Mrs C Brundrett

Governor Details
1. Parent.......... 2. 5.3.2019 .......... 3. 4.3.2023.......... 4. None .......... 5. None..........
6. None .......... 7........... 8. 5/8 .......... 9. 2/4.......... 10 Standards and Ethos; EYFS, ...........

Resigned March 2021

Mr J Burrett

jburrett@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Parent..........2. 5.11.2019..........3. 4.11.2023..........4. None..........5. None
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. 4/6 ..........9. 2/4 ..........10 Standards and Ethos; Safeguarding; PSHCE / RSE, Health & Well-Being

Mrs P Howell

Headteacher

head@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Headteacher ex officio..........2. 1.1.20..........3. N/A.............4. Employed F/T..........5. None
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. 6/6 ..........9. .4/4 .........10. Standards and Ethos; Finance and Resources

Mrs S Middleton

smiddleton@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details

1. Co-opted..........2. 16.7.2019..........3. 15.7.2023..........4. None..........5. None..........
6. None..........7. N/A..........8. 7/8 ..........9. 3/4.......10. Standards and Ethos; Curriculum..........

Mrs J Peaper

jpeaper@st-johns.gloucs.sch.uk

Governor Details
1. Staff..........2. 26.2.2020..........3. 25.2.2024..........4. Employed F/T..........5. None
6. None..........7. N/A..........8.. 8/8 .........9. 3/4 ..........10. .Standards and Ethos, Finance and Resources;

Previous Members of the Interim Governing Body (IGB)
 
Kerry Brimfield                                Trust Appointed             1.9.2018 - 31.8.2019   
Right Reverend Robert Springett      Trust appointed             1.9.2018 - 31.8.2019
Lisa Harford                                     Trust Appointed             1.9.2018 - 31.8.2019
Alan Wearmouth                              Trust Appointed             1.9.2018 - 31.8.2019
David Le Templier                            Headteacher                  1.9.2017 - 31.8.2019
Lisa Quelcuti                                    Interim Headteacher     1.9.2019 - 27.1.2020
Sarah Mitchell                                  Staff                               5.3.2019 - 27.1.2020
Ian Barkley                                      Trust Appointed              1.5.2019 - 12.5.2020
 

Right Reverend D Jennings

Chair of Governors

bishopdavidjennings@gmail.com

Contact via St-John's Church of England Academy
Bowen's Hill Road
Coleford
Gloucestershire
GL16 8DU

Governor Details
1. Foundation ........ 2. 1.1.2018....... 3. 31.12.2021 - Resignation date 31.12.20...... 4. None ...... 5. None
6. None ...... 7. ....... 8. 8/8.......... 9. 2/2 ....... 10.
Resigned December 2020

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