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Meet the Governors


The Governing Board is made up of 12 Governors - the Executive Head Teacher is automatically a Governor, along with 2 Parent Governors elected by the parent body, a staff Governor elected by the teaching and non teaching staff, the local Rector, who is automatically a member as Welford and Wickham is a Church school.  The final non Diocese appointed Governor is nominated by West Berkshire Council as the Local Authority.  The remaining Governors are all appointed by the Oxford Diocese.


There is one vacancy at present for a Local Authority Governor ( appointed by WBC) and one Foundation Governor ( appoinned by Oxford Diocese)


The current membership is as follows as November  2018


 Mrs Katie Dickens - EHT - Ex Officio

 Revd Miri Keen - West Downland Rector - Ex Officio


Mrs Brenda Hooper - Staff Governor


Mrs Rachel Seymour - Parent Governor ( Joint Chair)

Mr Gary Prosser - Parent Governor


Mrs Alison Wellman - Foundation Governor ( Joint Chair)

Mr Rob Waterston - Foundation Governor

Mrs Sophie Lewin - Foundation Governor ( Vice Chair)

Mr Martin Collinson - Foundation Governor

Mrs Kirsteen Roberts - Foundation Governor


Mrs Deborah Puxley - Associate Governor

Mrs Lynne Valentine - Associate Governor


Meet the Governors

Meet the Governors 1 Kirsteen Roberts, Foundation Governor
Meet the Governors 2 Rob Waterston, Foundation Governor
Meet the Governors 3 Debby Puxley, Associate Governor
Meet the Governors 4 Martin Collinson, Foundation Governor
Meet the Governors 5 Gary Prosser, Parent Governor
Meet the Governors 6 Ali Wellman, Foundation Governor, Joint Chair
Meet the Governors 7 Sophie Lewin, Foundation Governor, Vice Chair
Meet the Governors 8 Brenda Hooper, Staff Governor
Meet the Governors 9 Lynne Valentine, Associate Governor