GOVERNORS

David Potter – Co-opted Governor

Chair of Teign LGB
Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
Big 4 Professional Services Transformation Consultant. Working in the public sector on efficiency and restructuring programmes.
Believes in ensuring our national prosperity is sustained through excellence in education and life experiences.
Ambitious for Teign, its staff and students.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 19 December 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
Director of Education South West Trust & Member of ESW Finance Committee

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Conrad Sutcliffe – Co-opted Governor

Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 June 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Mary Cain – Co-opted Governor

Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
I am an Environmental Regulator, regulating some of the larger industries across Devon and Cornwall.
I am passionate about enabling Teign’s teachers and staff to provide our students with the best education possible.  An education that suits their individual needs so they can go on to achieve their potential in life.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 June 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Mark Tipper – Co-opted Governor

Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
Joint Director and Owner of Tailored Wealth and Tailored Auto Enrolment – Wealth Management and Corporate Solutions Specialists.
Passionate/Relentless regarding the power of growth mindset, culture and purpose in the workplace and schools.
Governor for over 7 years including previous posts as  Chair of Teign and Director of TAST.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 June 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Sean Chakraborty – Co-opted Governor

Vice Chair of Teign LGB
Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
Commercial banking manager, with over 30 years experience supporting busineses (start ups to multi-million turnover companies) achieve their potential. Managed client portfolios in the South West and line managed teams spread across large geographical areas.
Parent Governor for 8 years at Chudliegh Primary School, supportng the School achieve two Outstanding OfSTED Reviews. Also, a Parent Governor at  Teign School before becoming a Co-Opted Governor
Passionate about achieving the best outcomes for all Students.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 17 March 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Stuart Godchild – Co-opted Governor

Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 1 January 2015

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

David Bone – Co-opted Governor

Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 1 January 2015

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Amy Auton – Staff Governor

Elected by Teign School staff
Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 9 October 2017

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Andy Linscott – Parent Governor

Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 31 October 2017

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

David Brown – Parent Governor

Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 June 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Nikki Bustin – Parent Governor

Safeguarding and Health & Safety Governor
Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 June 2016

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Sam Tinkler – Parent Governor

Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
Regional Manager at Pearson for 17 yrs. Experience in advising on education policy & curriculum in schools across academic and BTEC qualifications.  Passionate about developing a love of learning and excellent outcomes for all students and making Teign School outstanding.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 27 November 2015

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Alec Munro – Parent Governor

Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 November 2014

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
Partner is an employee of Rydon Primary School (member of ESW)

Phil Carruthers – Parent Governor

Elected by Teign School parents
Teign School Local Governing Body

Bio – 
Married with 3 children, two attending Teign, the third at primary school. Self employed Chartered Surveyor but have also taught at secondary school level. Interests: skiing, cricket, mountain biking, walking, camping, motor bikes and Land Rovers.

Term in Office – 
4 years commencing 20 November 2014

Voting Rights
Yes

Details of any other educational establishments (if any) they govern – 
None

The relationships between governors and members of the school, including spouses, partners and relatives –
None

Governors

GovernorsEnd of Term Office
Parent Governors
Mr A Munro19/11/18
Mr P Carruthers19/11/18
Mrs S Tinkler26/11/19
Mrs N Bustin19/06/20
Mr D Brown19/06/20
Mr A Linscott01/11/21
Staff Governors
Miss A Auton11/10/21
Co-opted Governors
Mr D Bone31/12/18
Mr S Goodchild31/12/18
Mr S Chakraborty - Vice Chair of Governors16/03/20
Mr M Tipper19/06/20
Mrs M Cain19/06/20
Mr C Sutcliffe19/06/20
Mr D Potter - Chair of Governors18/12/20
Head of Teign School
Mrs S Wharfex officio

Governor attendance

 22 Sept 201624 Nov 201619 Jan 20179 March 201627 April 201715 June 2017
Parent Governors
Mr A MunroXXXX
Mr P Carruthers
Mrs S TinklerX
Mr J EvansXX
Mrs N BustinXX
Mr D BrownXXX
Staff Governors
Mr M IngallXX
Mrs R McClymont
Mr P SpicerXXResigned with effect from 8 March 2017
Co-opted Governors
Mr D BoneXX
Mr S GoodchildX
Mrs S CudeXXXResigned 7 June 2017
Mr S Chakraborty – Vice ChairX
Mr M TipperXX
Mrs M CainX
Mr C SutcliffeX
Mr D Potter – Chair
Head of Teign School
Mrs S Wharf