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Woodlands School, Picklecombe Drive, off Tamerton Foliot Road, Whitleigh, PLYMOUTH PL6 5ES

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The Woodlands School and Wood View Short Breaks Board of Governors

NAOMI IBBS - CHAIR OF THE BOARD OF GOVENORS

Areas of Responsibility: Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups

Member of:  Pay Committee and Appeals Panel

Naomi has been a school governor for seven years in the role of Parent Governor & Chair of Finance, and latterly Local Authority Governor and Chair of Governors. In a professional capacity, Naomi has commissioned and managed Mental Health, Learning Disability and Children's Services. She has also managed placements for young people and adults with very complex needs. Naomi is delighted to have been nominated Chair of the Woodlands and Wood View Short Breaks Governing Body

Attendance for 2017/18: 8 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Managing Director of Five Square Solutions Ltd

Term of office: June 2015-19

 

ANDREA HEMMENS - HEADTEACHER

Andrea has worked in settings where learning presents challenges for over 20 years. She relishes the problem solving that this requires and is driven to see every child reach their potential. Andrea has been Headteacher at Woodlands School for eight years and enjoys working on the multi-school Wood View site.

Attendance for 2017/18: 9 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Trustee of Plymouth North West Learning Trust

Term of office: N/A

 

JASON WILLINGHAM - VICE CHAIR - CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

Areas of Responsibility: Head Teacher's Performance Management

Member of:  Appeals Panel

Formerly a parent governor, Jason is the father of a Woodlands pupil. Prior to moving to Devon Jason managed a team for RBS in London. He is now a wages clerk and carer for his son.

Attendance for 2017/18: 9 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Parent of a child attending the school

Term of office: January 2015-19

 

DONNA HOLLOWAY - STAFF GOVERNOR

Areas of Responsibility: Short Breaks and Early Years

Member of:  Appeals Panel

Donna has worked for Woodlands School for over 20 years, mainly concentrating on communication skills. She currently has a split role with communication and working 1:3 with a pupil. Donna is an expert in deaf-blind communication and has taught BSL. This is her first time as a Governor.

Attendance for 2017/18: 8 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Nil

Term of office: June 2015-19

 

NICKY SLIGHT - PARENT GOVERNOR

Areas of Responsibility: Head Teacher's Performance Management and Early Years 

Member of:  Appeals Panel

Nicky is a trained pharmacist and previously worked as a manager in Boots. Her son is a pupil at Woodlands school. Her aim as a Parent Governor is to use some of her professional skills to see every child reach their potential.

Attendance for 2017/18: 6 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Parent of a child attending the school 

Term of office: June 2015-19

 

REBECCA PENGELLY - CO-OPTED GOVENOR

Areas of Responsibility: Head Teacher's Performance Management and Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups 

Member of:  Appeals Panel

Rebecca works for Plymouth City Council as a consultant in the Virtual School.  Her responsibilities include overseeing the quality of education afforded to vulnerable children. Prior to moving to the Virtual School she held various roles in mainstream secondary schools including a senior leadership position and school governor. 

Attendance for 2017/18: 6 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Nil

Term of office: March 2016-20

 

VICKY GREIG - CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

Areas of Responsibility: Health & Safety and Premises

Member of:  Pay Committee and Appeals Panel

Vicky is a Registered General Nurse whose nephew attends Woodlands School. Throughout his life it has been a privilege to observe his progress and his enjoyment within the school setting. She hopes that by being a Governor it will assist in ensuring that education is meaningful and accessible for all.

Attendance for 2017/18: 5 out of 9 full governor meetings

Pecuniary interests: Nil

Term of office: January 2017-21

 

 

CARRIE WILLS- CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

Area of Responsibility: TBC

Member of: TBC

Attendance for 2017/18: N/A

Pecuniary interests: Nil

Term of office: December 2018-22

JENNIFER PICKEN- CO-OPTED GOVERNOR

Area of Responsibility: TBC

Member of: TBC

Attendance for 2017/18: N/A

Pecuniary interests: Teacher at Cann Bridge. Volunteer for the RNLI

Term of office: December 2018-22

LAURA FAITH

Clerk to the Board of Governors 

If you would like to get in touch with our Governors, please do so via our Clerk to Governors at clerk@woodlands.plymouth.sch.uk or send your correspondence to the school address.

 

Former Governors

Lara Clark- Co opted governor

Attendance for 2017/18: 1 out of 4 full governor meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naomi Ibbs
Naomi Ibbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrea Hemmens
Andrea Hemmens

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Willingham
Jason Willingham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donna Holloway
Donna Holloway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicky Slight
Nicky Slight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Pengelly
Rebecca Pengelly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Greig
Vicky Greig

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Faith
Laura Faith