City of Norwich School


Current Governors

Name Role Appointed Appointed by Term
Ms Jo Philpott Headteacher/Staff Governor 1st Sept 2017 OAT Ongoing term
Dr Ian Pope-Gardner Community Governor 21st Jan 2019 OAT 4 year term
Ms Toni Bentley Community Governor 26th Nov 2018 OAT 4 year term
Dr Usha Sundaram Community Governor 31st Oct 2018 OAT 4 year term
Mr David Richardson Community Governor 1st Sep 2016  OAT  4 year term
Mr Alan Du Rieu Community Governor 2nd Nov 2016  OAT  4 year term

Mr Mark Bloomfield

Staff Governor 17th Sept 2018 OAT 4 year term

Ms Frances Anderson

Staff Governor 17th Sept 2018 OAT 4 year term

Mr Ruari MacGibbon

Parent Governor 15th Oct 2018 OAT 4 year term

Mr James Montgomery

Parent Governor 25th Sept 2018 OAT

4 year term


Ms Emma Grafton

Clerk to Governors 4th Sept 2018    


Finance and General Purpose 8 Governors, Chair: David Richardson
Teaching and Learning 8 Governors, Chair: David Richardson
Co-Curriculum 7 Governors, Chair: Toni Bentley
Welfare 6 Governors, Chair:  Usha Sundaram
Steering 6 Governors, Chair: 
Strategic Progress Board 3 Governors, Chair: Gwayne Webb (OAT)
Appeals Panel 5 Governors, Chair: 
Exclusion Panel 5 Governors, Chair: 
Governors available for interviews David Richardson
Pay Panel 3 Governors, Chair: David Richardson


Terms of Reference

Local Governing Body Terms of Reference 


Meetings attended

Governor meeting attendance 2017-2018

Governor meeting attendance 2016_17

Governor Meeting Attendance, 2015-2016


Disclosed business and pecuniary interests of Governors

There are no disclosures or pecuniary interests of any of the current Governors

OAT Scheme of Delegation

Please click on the link to access the OAT Scheme of Delegation: Ormiston Academy Trust Scheme of Delegation

Contact Emails

Headteacher Jo Philpott: (Kariann Ellis, PA)

Chair of Governors:  Vacant, contact via Clerk to Governors (below) 

Clerk to Governors Emma Grafton: