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Meet the Governors

 

Who we are; appointments, terms of office and declarations of interest.  For details of roles and responsibilities held by individuals please see here.

 

The Local Governing Body

 

Full nameDate of appointmentTerm of office endsDate stepped downCategoryAppointing bodyRelevant business interestsGovernance roles at other educational institutionsRelationship to school staffAttendance at meetings (2019 - 20)
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
NilNil7 of 8
Mark Barrett08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Community3Appointed 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
NilNil7 of 8
Demi Bisoffi23/04/202122/04/2025Non-teaching staffElected by staffNilNilAilsa Cooke - sister-in-law
Julia Cottee08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Community3
Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustNilThe Willink School Charitable Trust - Trustee. The REYS Federation - LA Governor
The Willink School - Co-Opted Governor
Reading Governance Association – Vice-Chair
Poppy Cottee - daughter7 of 8
Cheryl Harper-Duffin18/10/2017 (15/02/19 as part of EAT)14/02/202321/07/2021Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren School
October 2019-March 2019- Learning Links (Southern) Ltd
July 2019- present- The Enham Trust
NilNil5 of 8
Jackie John08/06/2015 (15/02/2019 as part of EAT)14/02/2023Community3Appointed 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 8
Jo Juster30/01/2029/01/2024Teaching staffElected by staffNilNilNil5 of 5
John Salberg01/08/2020Ex-officioStaff (Principal)2Ex-officioNilNilNil
Lorraine Slade07/12/201907/12/2023Community 3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustParent of child at The Wren SchoolNilNil5 of 5
Rob Sutton23/04/202122/04/2025Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren SchoolNilNil
Kirsty Thomas28/11/201927/11/202325/11/2021Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren SchoolNilNil5 of 5
Andrew Twine23/04/202122/04/2025Parent1Elected by parentsParent of child at The Wren SchoolNilNil
Mischa Tytel23/05/201922/05/2023Community 3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustParent of child at The Wren School. Owner - property business and bushcraft business, All Saints Junior School - Local Governor
All Saints Infant School - Associate member
Nil8 of 8
Fabrice Vaisset08/12/201907/12/202321/07/2021Community 3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustParent of a child at The Wren SchoolNilNil3 of 5
David Zell21/10/16 (15/2/19 as part of EAT)

09/12/2019 as Community Governor
14/02/2023 as Staff Governor

08/12/2023 as Community Governor
09/12/2019 as Staff Governor

01/02/2021 as Community Governor
Community 3Appointed by Excalibur Academies TrustNilNilNil5 of 8

 

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. Community 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