Governors

All Governors are contactable via: office@coombedean.co.uk and corresponded to via the school address: Coombe Dean School, Charnhill Way, Elburton, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 8ES

 Name: Kevin Dyke
Governor Category/Responsibilities: Headteacher
Register of Interests: None
Date of Appointment: 01/09/2020
 Name: Adam Croney
Governor Category: Co-opted
Responsibilities: Chair of Governors /Finance and Audit and WeST Audit Committee
Register of Interests: Trustee– City College Plymouth. Trustee – Westcountry Schools Trust.
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 02/10/2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 5 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: Barrie Heaton
Governor Category: Co-opted
Responsibilities: Curriculum and WeST Education Standards Committee
Register of Interests: None
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 22/07/2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 3 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body

Name: Jim Wilde
Governor Category: Co-opted
Responsibilities: Finance & WeST Estates Committee
Register of Interests: None
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 14/05/2017
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 4 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body

Name: Ruth Golding
Governor Category: Parent
Responsibilities: Safeguarding and WeST HR Committee
Register of Interests: Employed by Tor Bridge High School
Date of Appointment/
Re-appointment: 18/01/2018
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 4 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: David Wainwright
Governor Category: Support Staff
Responsibilities: Pupil Premium
Register of Interests: Wife employed by Coombe Dean School
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 30/11/2017
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 5 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: Dave Schwartz
Governor Category: Parent
Responsibilities: Special Educational Needs
Register of Interests: Employed Plymouth City Council. Wife employed by Ofsted
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 31/01/2019
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 4 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body    
Name: Kim Jones
Governor Category: Parent
Responsibilities: Personnel and Staff/Student Wellbeing
Register of Interests: None
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 31/01/2019
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 5 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
Name: Kevin Lavis
Governor Category: Staff
Responsibilities: To be confirmed
Register of Interests: None
Date of Appointment/Re-appointment: 05/12/2019
Term of Office: 4 years
Attendance: 2019-20: 2 meetings out of a possible 4
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: Ted Graham
Governor Category: Co-opted
Responsibilities: Vice Chair of Governors/Curriculum (Resigned)
Register of Interests: None
Date of Resignation 17/08/2020
Attendance: 2019-20: 4 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: Richard Woodland
Governor Category: Headteacher (Resigned)
Register of Interests: Trustee of David Viney Trust Fund. Director of Didworthy Park Management Company
Date of Resignation 31/08/2020
Date of Attendance: 2019-20: 5 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body
 Name: Trudi Hodges Governor Category: Parent Responsibilities: Personnel and Staff/Student Wellbeing (Resigned) Register of Interests: None Date of Resignation 01/10/2020 Attendance: 2019-20: 3 meetings out of a possible 5
Appointing body: Local Governing Body