Governors

Role of the Governing Board

Active and involved Governors play a vital role in the success of schools. Our Governing Board;

Carterton Community College is supported by an active and involved Governing Board. We are lucky to have a diverse range of skills and experience within the membership that can bring true challenge to the School. If you are interested in the work of the Governing Board please contact the Clerk using the email address below.

Our Governors

A photograph of Mr Ian Courtney

Ian Courtney MBE
Chair, Local Authority
15/10/2020 to 30/03/2026

A photograph of Sian James

Sian James
Vice Chair, Co-opted
25/02/2021 to 24/02/2025

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Phil Roberts
Parent
04/12/2020 to 03/12/2024

A photo of Gordon Philips

Gordon Philips MBE
Co-opted
18/04/2024 – 17/04/2028

A photograph of Christine Copley

Christine Copley
Co-opted
06/10/2022 – 05/10/2026

A photograph of Chris Hart

Chris Hart
Headteacher
ex officio

A photograph of Ted Fenton

Cllr Ted Fenton
Co-opted
07/01/2019 – 06/02/2027

A photograph of Marianne Ray

Marianne Ray
Co-opted
01/02/2024 to 31/01/2028

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Steve Hodson
Co-opted
06/10/2022 – 05/10/2026

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Neil Taylor
Staff
07/12/2023 to 06/12/2027

Simon Watson
Co-opted
16/05/2024 to 15/05/2028

Vacancy
Parent

Committee Structure

The Governing Board meets a minimum of 3 times per year as a Full Governing Board. However, the Governors also hold other meetings that allow them to scrutinise and support the work of the school in more detail. Committees are an important part of the in depth work of the Governing Board. The makeup of the committees is as follows.

Quality of Education Committee

Ian Courtney
Chris Hart

Finance and Resources Committee

Ian Courtney
Chris Hart
Ted Fenton
Sian James
Christine Copley
Steve Hodson
Phil Roberts

Safeguarding Committee

Ian Courtney
Chris Hart
Peter Almgill
Phil Roberts
Joe Winter
Marianne Ray

A photograph of Jonathan Smith

Contact the Governing Board

Jonathan Smith is the Governance Professional and Clerk to the Governing Board. He is responsible for preparation of the agendas and minutes. He also advises the Governors on the matters at hand and co-ordinates the business of governance. Jonathan also works for Oxfordshire County Council Governor Services. He can be contacted by email: jsmith@carterton.oxon.sch.uk

MINUTES

Governing Board Documents