Robert Ling

Chair

Date Appointed: 11 February 2022

Term of Office:  11 February 2023

Governor Role: Chair

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

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Helen Smith

Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: 30th April 2019

Term of Office: 4 years 

Genre: Co-Opted 

Attendance 2019/20: 100%

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: Helen has children attending Ripley Endowed. 

Helen became a co-opted Governor of Ripley School in January 2018 and has remained a Governor since the transition to a Federation. Helen lives in Ripley with her husband and has three children (the eldest previously attended Ripley Endowed School and the youngest are currently in pre-school). She is also Deputy Chair of Ripley Parish Council and enjoys playing an active role in village life. Helen has worked in the NHS for 20 years largely in a commissioning role being directly involved in the design, improvement and contracting of NHS services across all sectors. Helen has also previously worked in the third sector for a mental health charity. She has a keen interest in horse riding and supporting her husband with his farming commitments. 

Anne Vetch

IEB Member

Date Appointed: 11 February 2022

Term of Office: 12 February 2023

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None

Darren Dudman

IEB Member

Date Appointed: 11 February 2022

Term of Office: 11 February 2023

Governor Role: IEB Member

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None.

Sarah Bassitt

IEB Member

Date Appointed: 11 February 2022

Term of Office: 11 February 2023

Governor Role: IEB Member

Relationships between Governors & Members of Staff, including Spouses, Partners & Relatives: None.

Retired Governors

The following governors have now retired.

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Vacancy

Staff Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: 

Term of Office: 2 years 

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Parent Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: 

Term of Office: 4 years 

Genre: Parent  

Attendance 2019/20    FBG :    CSI :   PPFHS :  

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Vacancy

Co-opted Governor

Appointed by the Governing Body

Date Appointed: 

Term of Office: 4 years 

Genre: Parent  

Attendance 2019/20    FBG :    CSI :   PPFHS :