We are very lucky at Powerstock to have a dedicated team of experienced and committed governors. We have a mix of foundation, parent and authority members who bring a wealth of experience to provide the support and challenge to our successful school.
Chair of Governors
I’m a Foundation Governor appointed by the Diocese of Salisbury in 2018 for a four-year term. My professional background in in learning and development. I am Chair of Governors and Chair of the Finance committee.
Vice Chair of Governors
I am a foundation governor appointed by the Diocese of Salisbury in October 2021 for a four-year term. I am retired and now live in Powerstock having relocated from London. I am Vice Chair of Governors, the link governor for Safeguarding and serve on the Curriculum & Wellbeing committee
Head Teacher Ex-officio
As Headteacher I hold an ex-officio position on the Governance Board and I serve on all the Governing Board Committees, as well as attending Full Governing Board meetings and working parties. I have the responsibility of providing the Governance Board with the school information that they require in order to inform their decision making. I have been a Governor in two different schools including Powerstock as Head Teacher since January 2016. I have fulfilled different roles including Initial Teacher Training as a mentor and lecturer for School Centred IT. I am passionate about securing the best outcomes for all the children in our care. I strive to create an environment in line with our Church School Values and use this as a foundation for everyone to grow and learn.
Revd Chris Grasske
Ex-officio Foundation Governor (Team Vicar)
I was appointed by the Salisbury Diocese as foundation governor in May 2019 to serve a 4 year term. I have worked in Agriculture and Conservation, and am currently involved in Land-Based education and apprenticeship training in Dorset. My children attended a small church school locally. I am the deputy Safeguarding link governor and serve on the Curriculum & Wellbeing committee.
I am a Foundation Governor, appointed in May 2019. I am a secondary school English teacher and my younger daughter spent 4 happy years at Powerstock school. I am the Literacy link governor and serve on the Curriculum and Wellbeing committee.
Parent Governor and Chair of Curriculum & Wellbeing Committee
I am a parent governor, elected in September 2021 for a four-year term. I am a qualified teacher (currently not working) and have four children, three of whom attend Powerstock school. My eldest daughter is autistic and has an Education Health Care Plan. I am the SEND and EYFS link governor. I am the Chair of the Curriculum and Wellbeing committee.
Local Authority Governor
Dr Tim Connor
I am an associate member appointed by the Diocese of Salisbury in April 2021 for a four year term. My professional background is in education and I have special focus on the Year 4 cohort project within the School Development Plan. I am a member of the Curriculum & Wellbeing Committee.