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Our Local School Council

St Michael's Church of England First School is part of West Somerset Academies Trust.  

In September 2020 our Local Governing Body joined with Old Cleeve C of E First School LGB. In December 2021 St Michael's and Old Cleeve formed their own separate school councils.

Register of Declared Interests 20-21

Register of Declared Interests 21-22

OLD CLEEVE &  ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH OF ENGLAND FIRST SCHOOLS

LOCAL GOVERNING BODY

 

Headteacher:  Alexandra Butler

Chair of Governors:  Rev Simon Robinson - safeguarding governor 

Clerk: Helen Hatfield 

The Governors' term of office is for 4 years.                  

Tel:    (01643) 702759                             

E-Mail: office@st-michaels.somerset.sch.uk

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St Michaels C of E First Schools Local School Council: 

 

Mr Rob Lakin - CEO - invited** 

Ms Alexandra Butler - Headteacher St Michael's

Rev Simon Robinson (Chair) - Foundation                                     04/09/20 - 03/09/24

Mrs  Carole Pearse - Foundation                                                   15/1/21 - 14/01/25

Mr Harry Singer - Parent Elected Governor                                12/05/21 - 11/05/25

Andy Kingston-James - Link Trustee 

 

 

 

Ingo Gasperini - Parent governor resigned 27/11/20

Mr Stephane Millar - Parent Elected Governor resigned 01/02/21

Mr Keith Hunt - Associate Member/ EYFS 30/04/2020 - **resigned 13/01/21

Mrs Sonia Watters - Board Appointed 04/07/20 - **resigned 30/6/21

Meet the Governors  

Simon Robinson (Chair of Governors)

Simon is both a teacher and a priest. He spent twenty three years teaching in Bristol and London and was a Headteacher for nearly fourteen years. Simon was ordained in 2012 whilst still a Headteacher. He loves living and working in Minehead and has been involved with our school since he arrived. Simon is currently the Chair of the Local Governing Body and is happy to hear from parents and carers at any time.

 

 

Harry Singer -Parent Governor

Harry is managing director and owner of Singer Instruments, manufacturing robotics to accelerate global biological research. He has a doctorate in Quantum Chaos from UCL. He is the chairman of two charities, including the Steam Coast Trail. Harry has two children who are currently at St Michael's School, and volunteers in the management of the school pool. In his spare time he surfs and plays the ukulele. Pretty badly!

St Michael's LSC Attendance for Meetings held 2021-22

 AttendedOut of a possible 
Rob Lakin (CEO)11
Alex Butler (Head - St Michael's) 11
Emma Murch (Head |Old Cleeve)11
Simon Robinson - CHAIR 01
Carole (Mag) Hatton11
Duncan Copper11
Richard Higgins11
Jane Bellamy  (Link Trustee Old Cleeve)11
Carole Pearse11
Harry Singer01
Sam Horn 11
Andy Kingston James (Link Trustee invited)  01
St Michael's LGB Sept 2018 - April 2020  

Name of Governor

Type of Governor

Date of Appointment

Janine Donovan

Headteacher

04/09/2017

Jane Bellamy

Foundation

03/01/2019

Geoff Lloyd

Ex officio

01/11/2017

Resigned as trustee 31/08/2019

Rev. Simon Robinson

Foundation

04/09/2016

Carole Pearse

Parent

04/09/2016

Ingo Gasperini

Parent

05/02/2018

resigned 05/11/20

Paul Rushforth

Ex officio

04/09/2016

Sonia Watters

Community 

04/07/2020

Barbara O'Keefe

Clerk

03/01/2019

 

 

Old Cleeve/St Michael's LGB Attendance at Governors Meetings 2020-21

 

30/09/20

virtual

02/12/2003/02/2111/05/2130/06/21
Simon Robinson - CHAIR YYYXY
Carole (Mag) HattonYYYXX
Duncan CopperYYYYX
Stephane Millar**YX///
Keith Hunt**XX///
Janine Donovan (Head)YYYYY
Paul Rushforth (CEO)YYYYX
Richard HigginsYYYYX
Jane BellamyYXYYY
Ingo Gasperini**N

resigned

05/11/20

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Carole PearseXYYYY
Sonia WattersXXXN/
Karen Mills Bown YYYYY
Charlotte Taylor YYY//
Sam Horn //// 
Harry Singer //YY 
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