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Local Governing Body

Welcome to our Governors’ section


The role of the Local Governing Body is to provide focused governance for the school at a local level. We monitor the school’s key performance indicators and act as a critical friend to the Head Teacher, providing challenge where appropriate. We also play a part in representing the views of all the school stakeholders: children, staff and parents; as well as offering assistance to the Academy Trustees in the fulfillment of their duties.  


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


Local Governing Body


Mrs E Morrogh-Ryan, Head Teacher (During Term of Office)


Mr Ian Smith – Parent Governor (Chair)

As the current Chair of Governors I support the school leadership in delivering excellence in education and experience for the children. My daughter attends Kemble Primary School and we live in Siddington, so I am delighted to be a parent governor for both schools. I worked in the finance sector for 30 years.


Mr Martin Kingston - Co-opted Governor

I am delighted to be part of the Kemble School Community. I have lived in Kemble for ten years and am a retired town and country planning lawyer. I see the school and the life associated with it as a vital part of our community. I am keen to see the school, its pupils and all those who work in it prospering as part of an inclusive and caring body.


Miss Rosie Hancox - Staff Governor

Mrs Gemma Bull - Parent Governor

I am very happy to be part of the governing team at Kemble Primary School. With years of experience as a Primary teacher and now working as a Child and Family Coach I am committed to adding value and expertise. I am delighted to be able to play a part in working with and supporting such a thriving school community. 


Mrs Rachael Garrett - Parent Governor

I am delighted to have joined the Kemble local governing body as a parent governor, and utilise my extensive professional experience obtained from over 20 years in the energy industry to support and work with Kemble Primary School to achieve educational excellence and an inclusive, high attainment environment and supportive caring community for the children and families. I have lived in Kemble for over 9 years, and my children attend Kemble Primary School.


Mrs Abi Cockerell - Parent Governor

As a Kemble resident and school parent I am pleased to join the Kemble local governing body. I have a background in school admissions, adult social care and government procurement. I bring expertise in relation to policy review and development alongside compliance with statutory legislation. 


Mrs Kat Hastie-Oldland - Parent Governor

I am excited to join the Local Governing Body at Kemble School having recently moved into the area. I have worked as a lawyer in private practice and Government for over 10 years and bring knowledge of policy development as well as prior experience of being a primary school governor. I am looking forward to supporting the school leadership team and working with other Governors and the Trust to help Kemble primary school achieve its full potential.


Clerk to the Governors 

Mrs K Jackson



Register of Governor Interests 21/22

  • Mr M Kingston declared he is a Member/Trustee of the following bodies: Kemble Parochial Church Council, Gloucester Diocese Bishops Council, Sportily - Gloucester Diocese Sport and Faith Charity, Cotswold Lakes Trust 
  • Mr I Smith declared that he is a Councillor for Siddington Parish Council, Chair of Governors for Ampney Crucis CE Primary School and Trustee for the Robert Pleydell Educational Charity.
  • Mrs G Bull declared she is a Founder of Growing Minds for Kids and a Child and Family Coach working with children and families locally and more widely across the UK. 

Corinium Education Trust Arrangements for Governance

Register of Attendance at LGB Meetings - Academic Year 20/21

Register of Attendance at LGB meetings, Academic Year 19/20

Register of Attendance at LGB meetings, Academic Year 18/19