Trish Bancroft - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
01/12/14 -
Chair of Christian ethos committee and member of curriculum committee and of Rake-Rogate headteacher appraisal panel.
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust.
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.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 12
meetings attended  8
apologies 3
David Bertwistle - Headteacher  
Term of office:
26/04/10 -
Executive headteacher and governor at both Rake and Rogate C of E primaries
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 17
meetings attended  20
apologies 0
Caroline Bott - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
21/06/15 - 20/01/19
Chair of Rake curriculum committee
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust
Qualified accountant, Class 4 link
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 9
meetings attended  4
apologies 5
Paul Brown - Staff Governor  
Term of office:
05/09/16 - 04/09/20
Head of school at Rake and member of curriculum, finance & staffing, premises and Christian ethos committees
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust/School.
Experienced primary school teacher
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 13
meetings attended  10
apologies 4
Deborah  Burles  - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
23/01/19 - 22/01/23
Parent governor focusing on communication and community links
Member of the RSFF
I have lived in Rogate for 7 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.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 15
meetings attended  15
apologies 3
Fiona Dix - Associate Governor  
Term of office:
29/09/16 - 28/09/17
Member of Rogate parish council and previous full governor of the school
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 31
meetings attended  6
apologies 24
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
Local rector (united benefice including churches at Rogate, Terwick, Trotton and Chithurst)
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 31
meetings attended  15
apologies 16
Elizabeth  Eveleigh -  
Term of office:
20/11/16 - 28/11/18
Retired as parent governor Nov 2018
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 6
meetings attended  3
apologies 2
Margaret Farwell - Foundation Governor  
Term of office:
31/10/18 -
Member of Christian ethos committee
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 6
meetings attended  6
apologies 1
Stephanie Garwood - Staff Governor  
Term of office:
18/03/16 - 17/03/20
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
I am the Head of School and SENDCO at Rogate Primary School with a part time teaching commitment. I have taught at Rogate for 8 years over a period of 10 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 2 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.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 35
meetings attended  37
apologies 0
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 the Christian ethos of the school and English.
I have no financial business related involvement with the school. I am a Parish Councillor. I am also a member of the Parochial Church Council.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 37
meetings attended  28
apologies 9
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.
None
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 36
meetings attended  31
apologies 4
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.
Governors at Lavant primary school and at Central CE Junior Academy, Chichester
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 18 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.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 36
meetings attended  28
apologies 8
Kate O'Kelly - LA Governor  
Term of office:
04/09/17 - 03/09/21
Member of premises and finance & staffing committees
LibDem member of West Sussex county council for Midhurst division and of Chichester district council for Rogate
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.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 13
meetings attended  10
apologies 2
Sarah O'Malley - Co-opted Governor  
Term of office:
24/10/14 - 29/11/22
Vice chair of governors and chair of finance & staffing committee at Rake. Curriculum lead governor at Rogate.
Co-opted governor at both Rake and Rogate C of E primaries
Asset Management Officer @ Radian Housing
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 18
meetings attended  19
apologies 0
Amy O'Toole -  
Term of office:
22/02/16 - 31/07/18
Ex headteacher - left July 2018
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 26
meetings attended  21
apologies 1
Hannah Pasfield - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
15/06/16 - 14/06/20
Parent governor focusing on pupil premium, disadvantaged & special needs pupils and responsible for marketing and communication.
Member of the RSFF
Parent at the school. Background: payroll, HR and finance
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 35
meetings attended  35
apologies 1
Sue Pickett -  
Term of office:
16/10/18 - 30/11/18
Foundation governor retired in Nov 2018
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 1
meetings attended  1
apologies 0
Sheila Pimm -  
Term of office:
01/02/12 - 31/10/18
Foundation governor retired in Nov 2018
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 4
meetings attended  3
apologies 1
Mark Poeti - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
08/06/18 - 07/06/22
Member of curriculum committee
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust.
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 8
meetings attended  6
apologies 2
Steve Rea - Parent Governor  
Term of office:
01/02/16 - 31/01/20
Chair of premises committee and member of finance & staffing committee
Asset Management Officer @ Radian Housing
Qualified accountant, Class 4 link
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 12
meetings attended  11
apologies 1
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, EYFS and maths. Member of Rake-Rogate headteacher appraisal panel.
Co-opted governor of Rake and Rogate CofE primary schools, 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, chairman of Stedham, Trotton And Rogate Community Trust (START) and voluntary driver of Midhurst Community Bus.
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).
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 43
meetings attended  42
apologies 2
Nik Taylor - Co-opted Governor  
Term of office:
01/05/15 - 30/04/19
Chair of Rake governing body and of Rake-Rogate headteacher appraisal panel.
Currently has no financial business related involvement with the Trust
Strategic analyst, central government
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 10
meetings attended  8
apologies 3
Matthew Wright  -  
Term of office:
23/09/15 - 07/06/18
Retired as parent governor June 2018
Meetings this year:
meeting invitations 25
meetings attended  19
apologies 5