Pensford Primary School

Pensford Primary School

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      List of School Governors and their governor profiles

Safeguarding Governor Helen Stockwell

Health & Safety Governor Ian Bond

Attendance at committee and GB meetings over the academic year 2022/23

 

Emily Huish 83%

Jason Rehbein 67%

Ruth Knox 100%

Helen Stockwell 100%

Monika Park 100%

 

 

 

A link to the Get Information About Schools page, listing all current governors and those who resigned or whose term ended in the last 12 months, is given here.

 

If you would like to know more about our school governors, please have a read through the information below.  Each of our governors has provided a 'pen portrait' to tell you a little about themselves and their professional backgrounds.

We are very  fortunate to have a wide range of experiences and skills represented across our Local Governing Body (LGB).

Co-Chair of Governors Emily Huish

 

 

 

Appointed

07/07/2021

 

Office ends

06/07/2025

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: 83%

Originally from Sheffield, Emily moved to Bristol to study Music and French at the University of Bristol, from which she graduated in 2011 with honours. Emily subsequently studied law at the University of Law and qualified as a Banking and Finance solicitor in 2016. Emily is an associate in the Banking and Finance team at TLT LLP and specialises in the financing of Clean Energy projects across the UK. 

Emily has no business interests that could influence her decisions regarding the school.

Vice chair of governors:

Jason Rehbein

 

Appointed 30/11/2022

 

Office ends

29/11/2026

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: 100%

Jason has been in financial services for 30 years, the first 10 in banking and latterly in financial advice. A fully qualified financial & mortgage advisor who practiced for 12 years before moving into leading & developing both advisors and businesses.

 

Jason works for a FTSE100 wealth management company and deals with all aspects of delivery to financial advice firms including, advisor development, business strategy, marketing and quality servicing of their clients.

 

He has experience in working in a school environment initially as a Young Enterprise Advisor working with 6th form students, helping them set up & run a business and more recently delivering financial education.

 

Jason has no business interests that could influence his decisions regarding the school.

 

Warrick Barton

 Attendance at LGB meetings in 2021-22: 100%

Headteacher

Warrick has been the Headteacher at Pensford since 2016.  He has worked in Education for over 25 years in schools in London and in the Bristol area.  This has included senior leadership roles in 3 other schools at Deputy Head and Headteacher level.

 Ian Bond

 

Appointed

11/10/2023

 

Office ends

10/10/2027

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: N/A

Community Governor

Ian joined the school governing body as a governor in 2023 as a way of supporting the school, the excellent team of staff, and Pensford's local community, all of which are very important to his family. 


Ian currently has two children in the school and has lived in the Chew Valley since 2021.  Ian is an in-house lawyer working in the Telecoms sector.  

 

Ian has no business interests that could influence his decisions regarding the school.

Ruth Knox

Appointed 27/02/2023

 

Office ends 26/02/2027

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: 100%

Community Governor

Ruth moved from London to Pensford in 2022 and is currently a full-time mum. Ruth holds a BA in Art History and Anthropology (SOAS, London), and an MA in East Asian Art (Sothebys Institute, London). After managing international art galleries in London for several years, from 2018-2021 Ruth co-owned and managed "Cakes and Ladders", a board game cafe on a double decker bus in North London. With a focus on social enterprise and community engagement, Ruth ran regular board game wellbeing sessions for adults and children alongside the business.

 

Ruth has no business interests that could influence any decisions regarding the school.

Helen Stockwell

Appointed

01/09/2022

 

Office ends

31/08/2026

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: 83%

Community Governor

Helen works for Action for Children as a Service Co-Ordinator for Children's Centre Services in Bath. This role focuses on Early Years and family support. Her background and training is in counselling and mental health support. Helen has lived and brought up a family in Pensford for over 20yrs.

 

Helen has no business interests that could influence any decisions regarding the school.

Monika Park

Appointed

17/05/2023

 

Office ends

16/05/2027

 

Attendance at LGB meetings in 2022-23: 100%

Parent Governor

Born and educated in Poland with a Masters Degree in Slavonic Languages from the University of Gdansk, Monika has lived in London and Dublin, where she started studying for her accountancy qualifications and worked as a Finance Analyst for a global communications company.

 

After a year and a half of travelling around the world, she moved to Bristol and shortly afterwards to Pensford, where she has lived with her family for over 8 years.

 

Now she works as a Finance Business Partner for a global stock transfer and employee share plans company. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor adventures, travelling, baking and gardening.

 

Monika has no business interests that could influence her decisions regarding the school.