Scheme of Delegation

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Barrie Taylor (Chair, Co-Opt Governor)

Barrie has a passion for providing the best possible opportunities for young people.  He is the Development Director at RunAClub - a national online toolkit helping organisations, local authorities and governing bodies to deliver ‘on the ground’ clubs and services to young people.

Barrie has worked in a range of consultancy environments with a focus on services for young people, as well as being involved in a wide range of other voluntary projects. He is a parent governor at Blackawton Primary School and Vice Chair of the MAT.

Barrie is the Chair of four thriving rural primary schools who share resources, skills and infrastructure to improve teaching excellence across the group.

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Malcolm Wheatley (Vice Chair, Co-Opt Governor)

​Malcolm has been a governor since the early 1990s, serving as Vice Chair and Chair of the Finance Committee at East Allington Primary School before it federated with Blackawton and Stoke Fleming primary schools in 2010.  He is a freelance writer and editor, specialising in finance and business, and also holds a position of Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University School of Management.  Malcolm also serves on the Finance Committee of Education South West.

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Sarah Stevenson-Olds (Co-Opt Governor)

​Sarah and her family relocated from Staffordshire to Stoke Fleming in October 2013, where she was a Foundation Governor for a primary school for five years. Sarah has been involved with the Open the Book team at Stoke Fleming since September 2014 and joined the Governing Body in November 2016. She is passionate about helping in her community and believes every child has the right to an exceptional and inspiring education to give them the tools to go out into the world. She is married with one daughter.

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Andrew Decruz (Parent Governor)

Chloe Toorneini (Parent Governor)

Georgina Taylor (Staff Governor)

Paul Girardot (Head Teacher, Staff Governor)

I have worked in education in a variety of schools for over 14 years, 10 of which have been in school leadership, this is my second headship and i am very honoured to be leading Stoke Fleming School. I hope my experiences will enable me to continue the proud tradition of fantastic education for all the children in Stoke Fleming, Dartmouth and the surrounding area. I believe all children deserve the very best education and in order to succeed we need to work together to Aim High!

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