Governors

All Governor terms of office are 4 years:

Foundation Governors:

Mr Warwick Ainsworth-Parker – Appointed 25.01.18  100% Attendance

Mr Graeme May – Appointed 09.10.17 80% Attendance

Corpus Christi College Governors:

Dr Nigel Bowles – Appointed 28.01.19 – resigned 02.04.19

Ms Laura Ralph – Appointed 03.04.19

Parent Governors:

Mrs Jenny Dye – Appointed 08.03.18  100% Attendance

Mr Ray Fish (Vice Chair from 26.09.18) – Appointed 28.03.17  100% Attendance

Mrs Rebecca Flaxman (Chair from 26.09.18) – Appointed 08.03.18  100% Attendance

Mrs Carolyn Hopper – Appointed 04.12.18

Staff Governors:

Mr Russel Ellicott (Headmaster & Accounting Officer) 80% Attendance

Mr Will Head – Appointed 12.05.17  100% Attendance – resigned 31/12/19

Mr Robert Morton – Appointed 01.12.18

Mrs Catherine Smith – Appointed 01.12.18

Mrs Miriam Wright – Appointed 20/01/20

Co-Opted Governors:

Mrs Gayathiri Gowri Shankar – Appointed 03.02.19

Members (other than those listed above):

Wallace Ascham – Appointed 08.09.10

Guy Bradshaw – Appointed 08.09.10

John Clarke – Appointed 28.06.18

Rebecca Flaxman – Appointed 26.09.18

Carolyn Hopper – Appointed 24.09.19

Paul Kenmir – Appointed 25.07.18

John Parker – Appointed 08.09.10

Richard Wright – Appointed 08.09.10 – Resigned 04.10.18

Register of Governors’ Business Interests

Warwick Ainsworth-Parker – Employee of Intrado (US Technology Company)

Wallace Ascham – Teacher at Dean Close School – Interests in Core Lighting Limited

Nigel Bowles – Trustee, Corpus Christie College, Oxford; Chair of the Board of Trustees, Sulgrave Manor Trust

Guy Bradshaw – Spouse employed as support staff at Pate’s

Russel Ellicott – Vice Chair of the Grammar School Head’s Association

Gayathiri Gowri Shankar – Senior Sustainability Consultant – Kellogg, Brown & Root; Technical Director – Nethra Academy of Performing Arts; Trustee – Gloucestershire Academy of Music; Executive Committee Member – Cheltenham Arts Council

Ray Fish – Registrations Officer for Chosen Hill RFC

Will Head – Spouse employed as Teacher at Pate’s

Carolyn Hopper – Spouse employed by Lloyds Bank

Graeme May – Governor at Wycliffe College, Stonehouse

Laura Ralph – Close relative employed at Hazlewoods

Miriam Wright – Company Director in Preloved of Cheltenham LLP; Husband, Mr Paul Andrew Wright – Company Director or Exertus Consulting Ltd

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“The governing body is highly effective. Governors are very involved in the life of the school
and use their wide-ranging skills to provide outstanding support.” (Ofsted)