Members and Directors 2016-17

Moordown St John’s Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School became an Academy on 1/12/15, and is now known as Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School.

Members of the Board of Directors work hard for and on behalf of the school and are committed to providing the highest quality of education for the children who attend Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School. The Members and Directors work effectively as a team and each bring their own skills on a voluntary basis for the good of the school.

Members for 2016-17

Mr Jeff Williams
Mr Robin Foster
Mr John Rimell
Mr Andrew Swain
Mr Simon Cull

Directors for 2016-17

Chair: Mr Andrew Swain (Foundation) Tel: 07946 641577
Vice Chair: Mr Philip Cherrett (Foundation)
Mrs Zeena Bonds (Parent)
Mr Matthew Brito (Foundation)
Mrs Stephanie Gates (Parent)
Mr Sergei Grinsted (Staff)
Mr Peter Herbert (Headteacher)
Mrs Amanda Johnston (Co-opted)
Mrs Nina Laing (Foundation)
Mrs Joanne Lapin (Foundation)
Mrs Tatra Simpson (Co-opted)
Mr Nathan Thomas (Parent)

Mrs Lynda Farrow (Clerk to the Directors)

To contact the Board of Directors please email the Clerk to the Directors

We have 2 Working Groups that focus on 3 different areas.

Effective Resourcing Working Group focussing on Finance, Personnel and Environment
Chair – Philip Cherrett
Matthew Brito
Stephanie Gates
Sergei Grinsted
Peter Herbert
Amanda Johnston
Joanne Lappin

Pupil Achievement Working Group focussing on Admissions, Outcomes and Teaching and Learning
Chair – Andrew Swain
Zeena Bonds
Stephanie Gates
Peter Herbert
Nina Laing
Tatra Simpson
Nathan Thomas

Safeguarding Link Director – Joanne Lappin (Shadowed by Tatra Simpson)

As a new institution from 1/12/15, records regarding the governance of Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School are presented from that date.

Moordown St John’s Church of England Primary School Board of Directors
Register of Interests and Attendance 2016/17 (Updated January 2017)

The Appointed Directors for 2016/17

NameRoleDate of
Term of office endsDate stepped down (if applicable)Appointed by
Zeena BondsCo-opted
n/aThe members
Matthew BritoFoundation14/6/1613/06/20n/aThe members
Philip CherrettFoundation18/1/1617/01/20n/aThe members
Stephanie GatesParent18/1/1617/01/20
n/aThe members
Sergei GrinstedStaff18/1/1617/01/20
n/aThe members
Peter HerbertHeadteacher18/1/16n\an/aThe governors
Amanda JohnstonCo-opted18/1/16
17/01/20n/aThe members
Nina LaingFoundation18/1/1617/01/20
n/aThe members
Joanne LappinFoundation18/1/1617/01/20n/aThe members
Tatra SimpsonCo-opted18/1/1617/01/20n/aThe members
Andrew SwainFoundation18/1/1617/01/20n/aThe members
Nathan ThomasParent28/11/1627/11/20n/aThe members
Lynda FarrowClerk to the Directors18/1/16n/an/aThe members
Directors Who Resigned in the Previous 12 Months
Karen GillisFoundation18/01/16
4 years20/7/16The members

The Register of Declared Business and Pecuniary Interests

NameBusiness and Pecuniary InterestsDate Interest CeasedGovernance roles in other educational institutionsRelationships between members, directors and school staff
Zeena BondsSt Marks Primary Teachern/aNonen/a
Matthew BritoNonen/aNonen/a
Philip CherrettNonen/aNonen/a
Stephanie GatesNonen/aNonePartner to temporary caretaker
Sergei GrinstedNonen/aNonen/a
Peter HerbertAndy Edwards Landscaping: Relative of Owner n/aNonen/a
Amanda JohnstonDioceses of Portsmouth and Winchester: Academies Officer,
Bournemouth Septenary Trust: Umbrella Trust Director,
Portsmouth and Winchester Diocesan Academies Trust: Executive Officer/Director,
St Michael's CE Primary: Academy Director,
Ocean Learning Trust: Multi-Academy Trust Director,
King Alfred Academy Trust: Multi-Academy Trust (Shadow Board)

Nina LaingNonen/aNonen/a
Joanne LappinNonen/aNonen/a
Tatra SimpsonNonen/aNonen/a
Andrew SwainNonen/aNonen/a
Nathan ThomasMusic Teacher
Boss talks: Radio & Podcast Production, Recording, Broadcast
Onwards and Upwards: Mentoring
Directors Who Resigned in the Previous 12 Months
Karen GillisJigsaw Mindful PHSE: Provision of whole school PHSE curriculumn/aNonen/a

Record of Attendance at Committee Meetings 2016/17:

NameEffective Resourcing Working GroupPupil Achievement Working GroupFull Directors Board
Zeena Bondsn/a6/6
Matthew Brito4/7n/a2/5
Philip Cherrett6/72/64/5
Stephanie Gates6/76/65/5
Sergei Grinsted7/71/65/5
Peter Herbert7/73/65/5
Amanda Johnston1/7n/a1/5
Nina Laingn/a6/65/5
Joanne Lappin3/7n/a3/5
Tatra Simpsonn/a6/63/5
Andrew Swainn/a4/64/5
Nathan Thomas1/71/6

 Register of Interests and Attendance 2015/16Adobe-PDF-File-Icon-01