School Governors and their roles

We have an active governing body who are responsible to ensuring that the school is well lead and managed as well as defining the strategic direction of the school. In this section you will find the membership of our governing body as well as copies of minutes of our meetings. The School is an Academy and is part of TPAT  - Truro Penwith Academy Trust who the school report into. The scheme of delegation is attached at the bottom of this document. 
Name of Governor Type of Governor and Pecuniary interests  Special Roles and responsibilities 
 Mrs. Penny Laban
 Associate Governor
Jan 4th 2018
Mrs. Rachael Curnow
7/10/16 to 6/10/20

Vice  Chair - Chair of Personnel Committee

Mighty Oaks class governor

100% attendance in FGB meetings this academic year 

Mr. Terry Lister
22/5/15 to 21/5/20

Chair of FGB 

Chair of Finance Committee

Achievement and Standards Commitee

Maths governor

100% attendance this academic year 

Board member of TPAT 

Mrs. Julia Bruce
13/12/14 to 12/12/18
Coopted governor 
Employed as 1:1 tutor at school 

 Achievement and standards Committee

English governor

100% attendance at FGB this academic year 

Mrs. Vicky Sanderson
24/2/17 to 23/2/20
Parent Governor

SEN/Pupil Premium/ 

Chair of Achievement and Standards Committee

 Missed 1 meeting this academic year 

Mr. Simon Grant
24/6/17 to 23/6/20
Parent Governor
Employed by TPAT for Health and Safety 

Health and Safety Committee Chair 

Personnel Committee

Oaks Class Governor

Missed 1 meeting this academic year 


Mrs. Nikki Burrows
28/1/17 to 27/1/20
Coopted governor 

Safeguarding and attendance 

Finance Committee

Buds  Class governor


100% attendance this academic year 

 Mrs.Polly Langford 
1/9/17 to 1/9/20
 Parent Governor 
 100% attendance this academic year 
Seedlings Year 1 Class Governor
H and S Committee
Mrs.Nicola Soutar 
1/9/17 to 1/9/20
Parent Governor 
100% attendance this academic year
Foundation stage Governor 
Standards Committee
Mr. Murray Nelson
24/6/17 to 23/6/20
Co opted Governor 


 Young Oaks class governor

100% attendance this academic year

Mr. Chris Gould
Headteacher  100% attendance this academic year 
Mrs. Kerry Rice  Teacher Governor 100% attendance 
Mrs. Jo Hunt
12/11/14 to 11/11/18
Support Staff Governor
 School Council governor
Finance Committee
100% attendance this academic year 


 Pecuniary interests - Julia Bruce employed as 1:1 tutor in school, Simon Grant employed by TPAT in H and S role, Terry Lister on TPAT board of Trustees 

Please see following link for main documents relating to the governance of the school in its status as part of the TPAT academy chain.