School Governors

The governing body of Perins School is made up of the following groups:

  • Headteacher
  • Elected staff governors
  • Elected parent governors
  • Appointed by the Academy Trust
  • Co-opted by the Governing Body
  • Local Authority nominated governor

As an Academy the Governing Body is firmly committed to the idea of partnership with parents. The school are clear that this representation allows us to hold the importance of teaching and learning at the forefront of everything that we do as we work together in partnership.

Who is eligible to become a governor? 

  • In general, any parent with a child currently on roll at Perins school is eligible to become a governor.
  • If there are more applications than vacancies we will hold an election.  More details about this will be available in due course.
  • There are some restrictions about eligibility which can be checked here: Qualification & Disqualification regulations for governors

For further information please visit is the Department for Education website. If you have any further questions please contact the clerk to the governors by email.

To contact any of the school governors please email

Governor Position
Alison Mayne Chair and Academy Trustee
Steve Jones Headteacher
Jan Conway Academy Trustee & Appointed Governor
Roger Lawes Local Authority Appointed Governor
Ellis Williams Academy Trustee & Appointed Governor
Sue Pakenham-Walsh Academy Trustee & Appointed Governor
Lorna Billington Staff Governor
Tom Clayton-Shepherd Staff Governor
Bernard Tucker Co-opted Governor
Jo Parish Co-opted Governor
Penny Garnett Parent Governor
Katy Toms Parent Governor
Helen Sandell Parent Governor
Kevin McPherson Parent Governor
Jonathan Flory Appointed Governor
Mike Clayton Co-opted Governor
Bishop David Williams Member of the Trust – Academy Trustee

Perins Governor Information

The structure and remit of the memebers, board of trustees, its committees and local governing bodies can be found here.

Become a Parent Governor