Governors

Chair of Governors -   Rev Sian Yates

Vice Chairman       - Mr Graham Mills

Parent Governor    -  Mrs Zanna Pill

Parent Governor - Vacancy

Staff Governor - Ms Chrissy Simpson

Staff Governor - Mrs Sarah Pocock

Staff Governor - Mrs Sarah Trow

Co-opted  Governor- Mrs Pru Willday

Clerk to the Governors - Mrs Kerry Horner

The Clerk to the Governors and the Headteacher are always in attendance at the meetings.

Members of the Governing Body can be contacted through the school on 01736 363627 or by email on governors@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

  • Rev Sian Yates

    Co-opted / Chair of Governors. As well as being chair of governors, Rev Yates is also a member of the following governor committees/ review groups: Pay / First/ Dismissal Commitee / Personnel Committee / Pupil Discipline Committee / Health and Safety

    ryates@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of Appointment: 06/12/2012 and reappointed 06/12/2020
    Terms of Office: 4 Years
    Who Appointed: Governing Body
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments: Pay / First/ Dismissal Commitee / Personnel Committee / Pupil Discipline Committee / FInance, HR Health and Safety / HT Performance Review
    Pecuniary Interests: Also Trustee of St Paul's School Trust; St Mary's and St Paul Trust; Penlee Churches; YMCA; Pecuniary interests add Rotary Member of Penzance; Trustee of Penzance Local Children

  • Mr Graham Mills

    Vice Chair of Governors. Mr Mills is a Foundation Governor. As well as being the vice chair of board he has been a member of the following governor committees / review groups: Pay/First/Dismissal Committee/ Safeguarding & CLA / Behaviour & Attendance / Finance,HR and H&S Committee

    gmills@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of Appointment: 31/03/2020 (re-appointed)
    Terms of Office: 4 Years
    Who Appointed: Governing Body
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments: Pay/First/Dismissal Committee/ Safeguarding & CLA / Behaviour & Attendance / Finance,HR and H&S Committee
    Pecuniary Interests: Self-employed Plumber. Assistant Beaver Scout Leader. Chairman of Penzance Silver Band

  • Mrs Zanna Pill

    Parent Governor. Mrs Pill is a member of the following committees / review groups: SEN / Vulnerable Pupil / Curriculum, ICT and Subject Link.

    zanna.pill@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of Appointment: 20/03/2018
    Terms of Office: 4
    Pecuniary interests:
    Who Appointed: Governing Body
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments: SEN / Vulnerable Pupil / Curriculum, ICT and Subject Link.
    Teaching assistant at Pensans. Two children at Pensans School currently and one in secondary school.

  • Mrs Prue Willday

    Co-opted. Member of the following committees / review groups: Finance, HR and H&S Committee / Appeal / LGB Complaints Review Panel / Whistleblowing Governor

    pwillday@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of appointment: Nov 2017
    Terms of office: 4 years
    Who appointed: Co-opted
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments: Finance, HR and H&S Committee / Appeal / Whistleblowing Governor
    Pecuniary Interests: Penzance Rotary Club member

  • Mrs Sarah Pocock

    Co-opted Governor. Member of the following committees / review groups: Pay/First/Dismissal Committee / Behaviour and Attendance / Student Voice / Council

    spocock@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of appointment: 22/01/2019
    Terms of office: 4 years
    Attendance: See chart below
    Who appointed: LGB
    Pecuniary Interest: Two children at Humphry Davy / Parent volunteer at KIdz R Us charity.
    Comments: Pay/First/Dismissal Committee / Behaviour and Attendance / Student Voice / Council

  • Mrs Sarah Trow

    Staff Governor

    strow@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of appointment: 2020
    Terms of office: 4 years
    Attendance: See chart below
    Who appointed: Staff
    Pecuniary Interest: Deputy Head and teacher at Pensans
    Comments: Finance HR and H&S Committee

  • Chrissy Simpson

    Staff Governor

    csimpson@pensans.cornwall.sch.uk

    Date of appointment: 27/11/2020
    Term of office: 4 years
    Who appointed: Staff
    Attendance: TBC
    Comments: TBC
    Pecuniary interests: Staff Member, Partner works in EYFS

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  • Mrs Sharon Ciliberto

    Former Staff Governor. Mrs Ciliberto has been a member of the following governor committees: Finance, H&S

    Date of Appointment: 15/10/2012
    Terms of Office: 4 Years
    Who Appointed: Governing Body
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments:
    Pecuniary Interests: Class teacher in Pensans. Part of a local campaign group to improve local policing / NUT representative. Daughter at college in Cornwall. Safeguarding representative for Porthleven Town Band.

  • Mrs Kim Pentecost

    Former Parent Governor. Member of the following committees / review groups: Appeal / LGB Complaints Review Panel / Curriculum, ICT & Subject Link Governor

    Date of appointment: 26/03/2019
    Terms of office: 4 years
    Who appointed: Parents
    Attendance: See chart below
    Comments: Appeal / Curriculum, ICT & Subject Link Governor
    Pecuniary Interest: Nil

  • Voirrey Palmer

    Former Governor

    Appointment 2017-2020
    Who appointed: governing body
    Attendance – see chart
    Pecuniary Interests: Funeral Celebrant/Community Chaplain, Trustee of Newlyn Trinity Methodist Church and Community Centre