Trish Bancroft - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
01/12/14 -
Vice-chair of governors. Chair of Christian ethos committee and of Rake-Rogate joint headteacher appraisal panel. Member of joint strategic development committee and joint curriculum committee.
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Rector of united benefice of St Luke, covering Stedham, Iping, Milland, Linch & Rake. Ordained as a priest in 2011, Trish has recently gained her MA with merit in Christian spirituality. She is also an experienced teaching assistant.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 31
meetings attended  22
apologies 9
David Bertwistle - Headteacher  
Term of office:
26/04/10 -
Executive headteacher and governor at both Rake and Rogate C of E primaries. Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Member of Rake-Rogate joint strategic development committee and joint curriculum committee, and of all Rake governor committees
This academic year:
meeting invitations 58
meetings attended  57
apologies 0
Caroline Bott -  
Term of office:
21/06/15 - 20/06/19
Retired as parent governor and chair of Rake curriculum committee in June 2019
This academic year:
meeting invitations 20
meetings attended  7
apologies 12
Paul Brown - Staff Governor  
Term of office:
05/09/16 - 04/09/20
Head of school at Rake; member of Rake finance & staffing, premises and Christian ethos committees and of Rake-Rogate joint curriculum committee.
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Experienced primary school teacher
This academic year:
meeting invitations 28
meetings attended  24
apologies 6
Deborah  Burles  - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
23/01/19 - 22/01/23
Parent governor focusing on marketing, communication and community links
Member of the RSFF. I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
I have lived in Rogate for 8 years and have taken a keen interest in village life since arriving here. I hope I can continue to make a difference to communications between school and village life such as school carol singing at Village Christmas Market, school music performance and running various stalls at Village Summer Fete, I have a background in event and project management, marketing and sponsorship activation. I am a parent at the school.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 30
meetings attended  27
apologies 5
Jeremy Cogman - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
06/11/19 - 06/11/23
Currently I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 1
meetings attended  1
apologies 0
Fiona Dix - Associate Governor  
Term of office:
29/09/16 - 28/09/20
I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
Member of Rogate parish council and previous full governor of the school. Helps the governors with communication and local community relationships.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 31
meetings attended  4
apologies 25
Edward Doyle - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
 -
Focuses on Christian ethos of the school and monitors RE and spiritual, moral,  social & cultural development.
Rector of local church and united benefice with all associated involvements on village activities. I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
Local rector (united benefice including churches at Rogate, Terwick, Trotton and Chithurst)
This academic year:
meeting invitations 29
meetings attended  14
apologies 15
Elizabeth  Eveleigh -  
Term of office:
20/11/16 - 28/11/18
Retired as parent governor Nov 2018
This academic year:
meeting invitations 12
meetings attended  6
apologies 4
Margaret Farwell - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
31/10/18 - 31/10/22
Member of Christian ethos committee Inclusion Governor from September 2019
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 15
meetings attended  14
apologies 3
Stephanie Garwood - Staff Governor  
Term of office:
18/03/16 - 17/03/20
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and member of Rake-Rogate joint curriculum committee.
I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
I am the Head of School and SENDCO at Rogate Primary School as well as the SENDCO at Rake Primary School where I work alongside Paul Brown the Head of School of Rake Primary School. I have taught at Rogate for 9 years over a period of 11 years. For two years I was the Lower School Leader at Liphook Junior School before returning to Rogate as the SENDCo and then Deputy Headteacher. I have been a Staff Governor for 3 years and I am responsible for managing and reporting on Pupil Premium and Special Educational Needs. I am also a Level 3 trained Forest School Teacher and founded the Forest School at Rogate Primary School 6 years ago.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 30
meetings attended  32
apologies 1
Rita Harrison-Roach - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
01/04/17 - 31/03/21
Foundation governor focusing on pupil wellbeing (inc safeguarding & child protection) and monitors English and the Christian ethos of the school.
I have no financial business related involvement with the school. I am a member of the Parochial Church Council.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 29
meetings attended  27
apologies 2
Max Harwood - Co-opted Governor  
Term of office:
12/09/16 - 11/09/20
Co-opted governor focusing on premises and safety and monitors sports premium, finance, and the school's wider curriculum.
Member of Rogate parish council. I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 32
meetings attended  29
apologies 3
Chris Hawker - LA Governor  
Term of office:
19/06/18 - 18/06/22
Vice chair of governors focusing on teaching / staffing and supervising Christian ethos, pupil wellbeing and finance; also monitors data outcomes and maths. Member of Rake-Rogate joint strategic development committee
Governor at Lavant CE Primary School and at Central CE Junior Academy, Chichester. Associate member at Lancastrian Infant School, Chichester. I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
Chris has worked in IT for over 30 years and is currently employed by a UK banking group. He has been a school governor for 19 years at Lavant CE Primary School and during that time has supported governors at other primary schools, both locally and elsewhere in West Sussex. He was designated a National Leader of Governance in March 2015 and has been a governor at Rogate since February 2016.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 37
meetings attended  24
apologies 13
Kate O'Kelly - LA Governor  
Term of office:
04/09/17 - 03/09/21
Member of Rake finance, premises, staffing and pay committee and of Rake-Rogate joint strategic development committee.
LibDem member of West Sussex county council for Midhurst division and of Chichester district council for Rogate. Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
GP in Chichester for 10 years whilst also working at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Since 2011 working with patients with dementia as an old age psychiatrist. More recently appointed West Sussex magistrate.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 28
meetings attended  20
apologies 7
Sarah O'Malley - Co-opted Governor  
Term of office:
24/10/14 - 29/11/22
Co-chair of governors at Rake and member of Rake-Rogate joint strategic development committee.
Co-opted governor at both Rake and Rogate C of E primaries. Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Asset Management Officer @ Radian Housing
This academic year:
meeting invitations 53
meetings attended  50
apologies 2
Amy O'Toole -  
Term of office:
22/02/16 - 31/07/18
Ex headteacher - left July 2018
This academic year:
meeting invitations 0
meetings attended  0
apologies 0
Hannah Pasfield - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
15/06/16 - 14/06/20
Parent governor focusing on the curriculum, and also for monitoring pupil premium, disadvantaged & special needs pupils. Member of joint Rake-Rogate curriculum committee.
Member of the RSFF. I have no financial business related involvement with the school.
Parent at the school. Background: payroll, HR and finance
This academic year:
meeting invitations 31
meetings attended  27
apologies 4
Sheila Pimm -  
Term of office:
01/02/12 - 31/10/18
Foundation governor retired in Nov 2018
This academic year:
meeting invitations 8
meetings attended  6
apologies 2
Mark Poeti - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
08/06/18 - 07/06/22
Member of joint Rake-Rogate curriculum committee
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
This academic year:
meeting invitations 20
meetings attended  16
apologies 4
Steve Rea - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
01/02/16 - 31/01/20
Chair of finance, premises, staffing and pay committee
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Qualified accountant, Class 4 link
This academic year:
meeting invitations 28
meetings attended  26
apologies 2
Neil Ryder - Co-opted Governor  
Term of office:
15/06/16 - 14/06/20
Rogate chair of governors focusing on strategy and finance and monitoring performance data and EYFS. Member of Rake-Rogate joint headteacher appraisal, joint strategic development and joint curriculum committees.
Member of West Sussex Governors Association executive council and member of the WSCC school forum. Also member and voluntary clerk of Trotton-with-Chithurst parish council, member of management committee of Rogate & Trotton News, chairman of Stedham, Trotton And Rogate Community Trust (START) and voluntary driver of Midhurst Community Bus. Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
About me: 8 years as RAF pilot; 5 years at Financial Times; 8 years at FTSE 100 company covering investor, media & government relations, corporate marketing and strategy (finally on 10-man executive committee and 4-man strategy committee).Co-founder and director of global investor relation consulting firm for 21 years. Chair of UK Investor Relations Society (4 yrs), director of International Investor Relations Federation (10 yrs), chair of Oxshott Care voluntary care charity (20 yrs).
This academic year:
meeting invitations 52
meetings attended  50
apologies 2
Nik Taylor - Co-opted Governor   - Chair of Governors
Term of office:
01/05/15 - 16/05/23
Co-chair of Rake governing body and of Rake-Rogate joint headteacher appraisal panel and joint strategic development committee.
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the school.
Strategic analyst, central government
This academic year:
meeting invitations 30
meetings attended  21
apologies 7
Matthew Wright  -  
Term of office:
23/09/15 - 07/06/18
Retired as parent governor June 2018
This academic year:
meeting invitations 0
meetings attended  0
apologies 0