Register of Interests

Appointment Details & Register of Interests

Senior Financial Officers of The Swanage School

Note the Headteacher (Accounting Officer) appears under Governors.

Name/s                                                                                           Position/s                                                                                                                  Date of Appointment                                                                                   Term of Office Ends         Elected or Appointed By                                             Relevant Interests                
Thomas, Andrew Business Manager (Chief Financial Officer) 04/01/21 N/A N/A Member of staff at The Swanage School.

No other relevant interests

       

Governors (Trustees) of The Swanage School

Name                                                                                         Position                                                                                              Date of Appointment or Re-Appointment                                                Term of Office Ends                                               Elected or Appointed By                                                               Relevant Interests                                                                                                                                                                               Paid (Y/N)                      Children at the School    
Collins, Peter Governor 06/09/18 31/10/22 Members of Education Swanage                                     

Volunteers at the School. No other relevant interests.

N  
Duke, Alex Staff Governor 26/03/19 25/03/23 Staff

Teacher at the school

Y  
Etherington, Hannah Governor 02/11/21 31/08/25 Members of Education Swanage

Deputy Headteacher at a local primary school.

Partner employed by the school.

Y 2
Hamilton-Fletcher, Tanya Governor 16/09/20 31/10/24 Members of Education Swanage

Social Work Manager at Dorset Council (until 30/9/20)
Registered social worker of SW England (Regulatory Body).

Y  
Hines, Adam Staff Governor 07/12/20 06/12/24 Staff Teacher at the school; partner is an employee. Y  
King, Laurie Governor 30/09/21 31/08/25 Members of Education Swanage Director of OpenHouse Creative; sole proprieter of laurieking.co.uk Y 1
Knight, William Governor 05/09/19 31/10/23 Members of Education Swanage

Councillor of Langton Matravers Parish Council

N

 
Maraspin, Jenny

Headteacher

Accounting Officer

20/03/20 N/A Ex officio

Headteacher of The Swanage School [20/03/2020 - present]. Acting Headteacher 04/01/19 - 19/03/20]

Ofsted Inspector.

Member of The Swanage Town and Community Partnership.

Partner works at the school. 

Y  
Marcus, Tim Chair of Governors 05/09/19 31/10 23 Members of Education Swanage

Director of Blue Level Media Ltd, Blue Level Hosting Ltd and Blue Level Ltd – gratis supply of website & perpetual hosting to the school.

Y 1
Rowley, Amanda Governor

 

06/09/18 31/10/ 22 Members of Education Swanage

Director, PJM Advertising South Ltd and MRM Products Ltd. May offer advertising & marketing services to the trust/school.

Coaches netball at the school (volunteer)

Y

 

 

 

N

 
Starmer, Jessica Governor 05/09/19 31/10/23 Members of Education Swanage

No relevant interests

N 1
Starmer-Howes, Catherine Parent Governor 20/01/21 19/01/25 Parents Has in the past arranged the Isle of Purbeck Music Festival and may be involved again in future. N 1
Tapping, Rachel Governor 25/10/21 31/08/25 Members of Education Swanage No relevant interests   1
Tooley, Isobel Governor 06/09/18 31/10/22 Members of Education Swanage

Employee of Aon who, in principle, could provide insurance broking services to the School. Wife of Director, S Tooley Ltd (Business Consultancy)           

N  

 

Past Governors of The Swanage School (who have served in the previous 12 months)

Name/s                                          Position/s                                                   Date of Appointment or Re-appointment                                  Stepped Down                              Elected or Appointed By                    Relevant Interests                                         
Angel, Paul Parent Governor 07/03/19 31/08/21 Parents

Director: Angel, Roberts & Angel t/a Gullivers Bookshop and Westbourne Bookshop. Occasional supply of books to the school (2010-present).

Trustee of The Mowlem Trust (January 2020-present).

Web developer (2010-2015 freelance) at Blue Level and dotdot.media, who donated website to the School. 

Husband of Vicki Angel, former member of Education Swanage. 

Former member of Education Swanage.

Former Education Swanage elected governor (to 14/09/2016).

Millman, Vanessa Governor 05/09/19 09/12/21 Members of Education Swanage No relevant interests
O'Connor, Helen Governor 16/09/20 31/08/21 Co-opted by Governing Body

Employee of Teach First, managing programmes that the school may have an interest in. Teach First may provide services to the School. 

Member of Chartered College of Teaching and the Royal Society of Arts.

Styants, Carl Governor 16/09/20 31/08/21 Members of Education Swanage
 
Partner is a member of Education Swanage.

 

Members of Education Swanage

Name/s                    Date of Admission       Appointed By                            Relevant Interests Children at the School      
Knight, William 26/04/11 Original Signatory Member

Governor (see Governors' Register of Interests)                             

 
Marcus, Tim 05/09/19 Education Swanage

Governor (see Governors' Register of Interests)

1

 

Newman, Nicola 14/09/16 Education Swanage

Director of Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership Ltd 
Director of Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry 
Director of Careers England 
Member of Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry 
Member of Careers England 

Former Governor (2016-2020)

 
O'Connor, Helen 26/04/11 Original Signatory Member

Employee of Teach First, which may provide services to the School.  

Member of Chartered College of Teaching and the Royal Society of Arts.  

Former governor (to 17/09/2015), co-opted governor (18/09/19-31/08/20 and 16/09/20-31/08/2021).

 
Pearson, Elaine 06/09/18 Education Swanage

Partner of Carl Styants, Member and former Governor

 
Starmer, Simon 12/01/22 Education Swanage Spouse of Catherine Starmer-Howes, Governor  
Styants, Carl 26/04/11 Original Signatory Member

Former Governor 

Partner of Elaine Pearson, member.

 
Sumbler, Helen 14/09/16 Education Swanage

No relevant interests.

 
Tatchell, Joanna 15/09/21 Education Swanage

Director of The Software 42. 

Was an original signatory member of the Academy Trust Education Swanage (26/04/11 - 01/03/21)

2
Trite, William (Cllr) 22/10/14 Education Swanage

Dorset Council Councillor.

 

 

Past Members of Education Swanage (who have served in the previous 12 months)

Name                                                                      Date of Admission                                    

Date Stepped Down or
Lapsed                                                      

Appointed By                                                                                                         

Relevant Interests

Collins, Peter 06/09/18 01/03/22* Education Swanage Governor (see Governors' Register)
Drayson, Collette 05/09/19 15/09/21 Education Swanage

Was an original signatory Member and former Governor. 

Trustee of Langton Matravers Village Hall. 

Hamilton-Fletcher, Tanya 16/09/20 12/01/22 Education Swanage Governor (See Governors' Register)
Rowley, Amanda 04/10/11 15/09/21 Education Swanage Governor (see Governor Register)
Starmer, Jessica 06/09/18 01/03/22* Education Swanage Governor (see Governors' Register)
Stephens, Alison 04/10/11 01/03/22* Education Swanage Works at a local primary school
Tooley, Isobel 04/10/11 29/12/21 Education Swanage Governor (see Governor Register)

* The annual membership year runs from 1st September to 31st August. The membership fee becomes due on the 1st August which in any event must be paid no later than 1st March in the following year, at which point membership is deemed to have lapsed.