Our Business Interests and Attendance…

As a governing board we are required to declare any business interests that influence our contribution to the work of the governing body including interests relating to specific work or projects or more general links with the school.  We are also required to make a strong contribution to governorship by attending meetings regularly.  The tables below provide a summary of our declared business interests as at September 2017 and our attendance at all full governing meetings to date.

Governor Name of Organisation Nature of Business Role Date Declared
David Humphries Bideford College School Chair of Governors 01/09/2017
Judith Larrington Ilfracombe Academy School recently retired Assistant Headteacher 01/09/2017
Judith Larrington St Georges House Outdoor Education Centre Husband is Manager of St George’s House 01/09/2017
Lorraine Upward Stepping Stones Preschool

St Georges House

Preschool in Georgeham

Outdoor Education Centre

Sessional Cover

Husband is employee of St George’s House



Mike Newbon Various Charity and Community Charity Trusteeships Trustee 01/09/2017
Julian Thomas Georgeham Primary School School Head Teacher 01/09/2017
Emma Hill Georgeham Primary School School Teacher 01/09/2017
Alison Smith Quay Climbing Centre & City Wall Exeter Ltd Indoor Climbing Centre and Property Development Director 01/09/2017


FGB EGM 11/09/17 FGB AGM 02/10/17 FGB 20/11/17 FGB 19/03/18 FGB  11/06/18
David Humphries  Present  Present   Present  Apologies
Judith Larrington  Apologies  Present   Apologies  Present
David Morton  Present  Apologies   Present  Present
Mike Newbon  Apologies  Present   Apologies  Apologies
Emma Hill  Present  Present   Present  Present
Alison Smith (Chair)  Present  Present   Present  Present
Jules Swanne  Apologies  Apologies   Apologies  No longer serving
Julian Thomas  Present  Present   Present  Present
Paul Trueman  Present  Present   Present  Present
Lorraine Upward  Present  Present   Present  Present



FGB 14/11/16 FGB 20/03/17 FGB EGM 09/05/17 FGB 12/06/17 FGB Blue Sky 10/07/17
David Humphries Present Apologies  Present  Present Present
Judith Larrington Apologies  Present  Present  Present Present
David Morton Present  Present Apologies  Present Present
Mike Newbon Apologies  Present  Present  Present Apologies
Lucy Rinvolucri Present  Present  Present  Present no longer serving
Alison Smith (Chair) Present  Present  Present  Present Present
Jules Swanne (Vice Chair) Present  Present  Apologies Apologies Apologies
Julian Thomas Present  Present  Present  Present Present
Paul Trueman Present  Present  Present  Present Present
Lorraine Upward Present  Present  Present  Present Apologies