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School Governors


Welcome to the section of the website where you can find out more about our school’s Governors and the work of the Governing Body.


Our school Governing Body is fully committed to supporting the school in our quest for continual improvement.  It endorses the school’s vision statement.


"Empowering young people to become responsible adults; respecting themselves, others and the wider community"

"Providing a safe, trusting and respectful learning environment where the "Southcote Community" promotes life long learning "


We believe that by working together and always expecting the best, we can attain the highest possible standards for our students, developing our aim of learning for life.




The Chair of the Governing Body is Mr David Burr, who can be contacted via email at:

For more information see below:


Open Meeting Protocol

Virtual Meeting Protocol

Code of Conduct


To view the Function and Structure of the Governing Body - click here

To view the 18/19 - 19/20 Work Plan - click here


To view the Structure and Remit of the Governing Body Including:

Governor Attendance 18-19 and Register of Business Interests 2019-2020 - click here.

Governor Attendance 17-18 and Register of Business Interests 2018-2019 - click here.

Governor Attendance 16-17 and Register of Business Interests 2017-2018 -  click here.



School Governors


David Burr

Co-Opted Governor

 Chair of Governors

Pay Committee



Ash Davis

Co-Opted Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

Quality of Education




Mary Rome








Rochelle Richmond

Co-Opted Governor

Pay Committee

HT Performance Committee

Leadership and Management



Keith Maskrey

Parent Governor




Libby Turner

Staff Governor

Pupil Premium Governor

LAC Governor



Emma Fosuhene

Co-Opted Governor

Pay Committee




Victoria Fearnley

Parent Governor

Online Safety Governor

HT Performance Committee

Sixth Form


Joanne Heapy

Co-Opted Governor

Safeguarding Governor

Governor Training 






Tom Rose

Co-Opted Governor

HT Performance Committee

Behaviours and Attitudes





Welcome back to school !!! All pupils are back to school from Monday 7th September. Please wear a face covering on transport if you feel able to do so.