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Meet the Governors


Christine Murray -Watson - Chair

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Christine Murray-Watson retired recently from nearly twenty years as an Ofsted inspector and a church school inspector for the National Society. She currently works for both Hereford and Canterbury dioceses as a quality assurance reader for SIAMS (church school) reports. Until 2012, she also worked with her husband producing hand made chocolates!



Charles Malcolm Robertson

Malcolm has had an extensive background in statutory education with special reference to the primary phase. He has served as a teacher, member of a Local Authority Advisory and Inspection Service and 18 years as a head teacher, with his final post being a Diocesan Director of Education.


Malcolm is a past secretary of The College of Teachers and has served on a variety of Local Authority education committees, forums and panels including the Yorkshire and Humberside Education & Skills Commission. He is a licenced Reader in the Church of England. Following retirement to Hereford he was appointed a Foundation Governor at St Thomas Cantilupe Church School.


Elliot Swattridge

Foundation Governor - curate at St Peters Church.    


Isobel Parkinson

Staff Governor - Early Years Coordinator teaches reception class. Miss Parkinson has worked at the school since September 2015 in Early Years and Year1.


Trevor Hayes

Foundation Governor Appointed October 2018 Trevor previously served on the schools governing body and we are delighted that he has been able to join us again.


Mandy Ingram

Parent Governor appointed October 2018


Jen Brandreth

Parent Governor appointed October 2018


David Edwards

Assistant Headteacher at the Hereford Academy responsible for KS3, Whole School attendance and behaviour.

David is also a National Specialist Leader in Education and holds the NPQH

David is a practicing Anglican within the Church in Wales as is the assistant organist of the parish of Goytre and Llanover.


David is Chair of the Bench of Cardiff Magistrates Court.


Asha Begley

Deputy Head - in attendance







Register Of Interest

A register of any relevant business interests the governors have that could be connected to the school is signed at each meeting.