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Governance

 

Who we are; appointments, terms of office and declarations of interest.

 

The Governing Body

 

Full nameDate of appointmentTerm of office endsDate stepped downCategoryAppointing bodyRelevant business interestsGovernance roles at other educational institutionsRelationship to school staffAttendance at meetings (2018 - 19)
Grant Abbott29/09/15 (15/02/2019 as part of Excalibur Academies Trust)14/02/2023Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren School
No business interests
NilNil6 of 7
Mark Barrett08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustExcept where noted all the positions below have been held for more than 5 years.
Francis Construction Ltd
British Estate Services Ltd since 2018
British Estate Services (Properties) Ltd since 2018
Barrett Family Holdings Ltd
Barrett Estate Services Ltd
Entric Holdings Ltd
Entric Services Ltd
Colthrop Holdings Ltd
Gables Homes Ltd
Gables Homes Property Management Ltd
RJ Collins Roofing Contractors Ltd
Burrwood Homes Ltd
Dorking Trustees
Victoria HoldingsExcept where noted all Directorships have been held for more than 5 years.
Director, Francis Construction Ltd
Director, British Estate Services Ltd since 2018
Director, British Estate Services (Properties) Ltd since 2018
Director, Barrett Family Holdings Ltd
Director, Barrett Estate Services Ltd
Director, Entric Holdings Ltd
Director, Entric Services Ltd
Director, Colthrop Holdings Ltd
Director, Gables Homes Ltd
Director, Gables Homes Property Management Ltd
Director, RJ Collins Roofing Contractors Ltd
Director, Burrwood Homes Ltd
Director,Thames Valley Construction Training Association Ltd
Treasurer, Southern Counties Builders Association
Interest in Dorking Trustees
Interest in Victoria Holdings
External Examiner University College of Estate Management
My wife is a shareholder in Claude Fenton Holdings Ltd. My Wife,Children and Grandchildren benefit from Trusts holding shares in Barrett Estate Holdings Ltd, Colthrop Holdings Ltd, Entric Holdings Ltd, British Estate Services Ltd and British Estate Services (Properties) mLtd
NilNil5 of 7
Jo Broadhead08/07/2015Staff (Headteacher)2Ex-officioNilNilFamily member employed at The Wren School7 of 7
Bob Burrowes05/05/201615/02/2019 (on transfer to EAT)15/02/2019Coopted3Appointed by The Wren School Academy TrustParent of child at The Wren School
Employee of Katesgrove Primary School, Reading
Governor at Southcote Primary School, ReadingNil1 of 3
Ruth Carney05/08/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/202309/12/2019Coopted3Appointed by The Wren School Academy TrustSelf Employed Education Consultant - working with Education Charity 'Inside Out for Children', which provides wellbeing services to Primary schools in Berkshire and Oxfordshire, since Summer 2016.
Husband - property manager of private rental in London - no conflict of interest.
NilNil6 of 7
Julia Cottee08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Coopted3Appointed by The Wren School Academy TrustParent of child at The Wren SchoolThe Willink School Charitable Trust - Trustee
The Willink School - Co-Opted Governor
Reading Governance Association – Vice-Chair
7 of 7
Michaela Edwards28/11/201927/11/202302/03/2020Parent1Elected by parents
Cheryl Harper-Duffin18/10/2017 (15/02/19 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren School
October 2019-March 2019- Learning Links (Southern) Ltd
July 2019- present- The Enham Trust
NilNil6 of 7
Damian Hayward06/10/201615/02/2019 (on transfer to EAT)15/02/2019Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren SchoolNilNil0 of 3
Jackie John08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Coopted3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustParent of child at The Wren School
Owner, Jackie John Marketing
Spouse - Director of Hylton Homes Limited
Trustee - Parochial Church Council - the Parish of St Mark and All Saints Church, ReadingNil7 of 7
Jo Juster30/01/2029/01/24Staff governorElected by staffMember of staffNilNil
Lorraine Slade07/12/201907/12/2023Parent1Elected by parents
Kirsty Thomas28/11/201927/11/2023Parent1Elected by parents
Mischa Tytel23/05/201922/05/2023Coopted3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustI run a property business and a bushcraft business, both as sole traders. There is no connection of either with the Wren School
Parent of child at The Wren School
All Saints Junior School - local Governor
All Saints Infant School - Associate Governor
Nil2 of 2
Fabrice Vaisset08/12/201907/12/2023Parent1Elected by parents
David Zell21/10/16 (15/2/19 as part of EAT)

09/12/2019 as community governor
08/12/2023 as community governor09/12/2019 as staff governorCommunityExcalibur Academies TrustNilNilFamily member employed at The Wren School5 of 7

 

The Excalibur Academies Trust

Details of the Excalibur Academies Trust board can be found here.

 

 

Key

1. Parent governors are elected by parents

2. Staff governors are elected by staff

3. Coopted governors are appointed by the academy trust

4. Ex-officio governors are appointed as a result of their role

 

Click here to view the 2017-2018 Governance page

Click here to view the Governor attendance at Governor meetings, for 2017-2018