Who we are
This page includes details of:
- the current governing body
- individual board member interests
- governing body members who have resigned in the last 12 months
- governing body attendance in the last academic year
- how to contact the governing board
Governing board membership
Our governing body currently has 14 members and each governor serves a four-year term.
|Representation||Name||Appointed (first appointed)||End date||Role|
|Co-opted||Tessa Atton||7th October 2019 (9 March 2015)||6 October 2023||Co Vice Chair|
|Rosalind Poulter||21 March 2019||20 March 2026||Vice Chair|
|Kerry Dibben||19 July 2021||18 July 2025|
|Richard Knight||24 January 2022||23 January 2026|
|Laura Croker||16 May 2022||15 May 2026|
|Lorraine Suchanek||2 November 2020||1 November 2024||Chair|
20 March 2023 (18 January 2021)
|19 March 2027|
|Local Authority||Jackie Porter||7 October 2019 (9 March 2015)||6 October 2023|
|Parents||Caroline Horne||30 March 2021||29 March 2025|
|Phil Jackson||10 June 2022||10 June 2026|
|Matthew Barnard||17 April 2023||16 April 2027|
|Staff||Elizabeth Eggleston||29 April 2019||28 April 2023|
|Associate Member||Samuel Saizi||10 July 2023||9 January 2025|
*An associate member is not a Governor but is appointed to help the governing body fulfil its duties and responsibilities. An associate member does not have voting rights at full governing board meetings.
Individual board member interests
Board members are required to declare relevant business and pecuniary interests. These are set out in the table below.
|Tessa Atton||Also Governor at Federation of John Keble and Ampfield|
|Kerry Dibben||Employee at University of Winchester|
|Cllr Jackie Porter||WDCC Councillor, HCC Councillor, The Watercress Way Trustee & Chair, Perins Educational Trust Trustee, Tubbs Hall Management Committee Trustee, Royal Horticultural Society - Spouse is Trustee|
|Jenna Mansbridge||KWPS PTFA Trustee|
|Phil Jackson||KWPS PTFA - Wife is co-treasurer of PTFA|
The following governors have resigned/left in the last 12 months:
|Representation||Name||Appointed (first appointed)||Date resigned/left||Role|
|Associate Member*||Helen Morgan||21 March 2022||15 May 2023|
|Co-opted||Ian Gordon||9 March 2015||8 March 2023|
|Co-opted||Stephen Benwell||9 March 2015||21 July 2022||Vice Chair|
Governor attendance in previous academic year
Please click on the link below for the governing board's attendance record in the last academic year.
How to contact the governing board
The Clerk to the Governors is Kirsty Racher. If you wish to contact the Clerk or the Chair of Governors, please do so in writing (marking the envelope Private & Confidential) via our school office or email .