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- Reception Intake 2021
The role of the Local Ethos & Governance Committee is to support, inform, advise and challenge provision; working together, empowering excellence and improving outcomes for all children. Working with the Senior Team and the Trust Board , Local Ethos & Governance Committees are a local voice and a link with local communities and churches (Church Schools) as well as being advocates for all Trust academies. Details about the composition of this Committee can be found on the Learning Academy Partnership website.
As ambassadors for the academies, Local Ethos & Governance Committees can play a crucial role in enriching community relationships and communication; contributing to the collective effectiveness of academies and the Board of Trustees. West Alvington C of E Academy belongs to the South Hams Hub. The South Hams Hub committee members are shown below.
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Reverend Daniel is the Church of England priest for several village churches in the South Hams area, including All Saints’ Church, Thurlestone. Part of Reverend Daniel’s wider role involves his work at All Saints’ Thurlestone where he leads the Thursday morning collective worship and the school worship that takes place in Church. Reverend Daniel likes to spend time in school meeting with the children and seeing what happens in the classroom.
Julie joined the governing body at Thurlestone school as a Foundation Governor in 2009 moving onto the joint Governing body when Thurlestone federated with Charleton and West Alvington in 2012. Her experience includes eight years of governor service encompassing all aspects of school governance along with management, customer service, marketing and organisational skills in business.
Jonathan served as a school governor in Yorkshire prior to living in Devon and became a governor at Charleton when first moving to the South Hams. His experience includes many years of governor service along with management skills in a range of areas. Jonathan has always had a clear passion for governance and primary education and believes that every child deserves an equal opportunity to change their life through education.