Our Governors

  • Cat Radford

    Chair

    Co-opted Governor
    Link Governor for Harbertonford - End of term 28/09/20
    Cat has two children at Harbertonford C of E Primary School in Eagles class.
    Cat works in the field of arts and culture as a project manager, evaluator and consultant. Having been a student at Dartington College of Arts, a member of a theatre company and teaching on the theatre and arts management courses she now runs projects and events that improve people's lives through culture. Cat is also the Parish Clerk to Harberton Parish Council. She says, ‘life is varied and busy and I enjoy bringing all my experiences to the governing board’

  • Rebecca Sear

    Vice-Chair

    End of Term 30/09/2023
    Rebecca moved to Broadhempston with her husband, two young children and lively border terrier in 2018. Having worked and lived in London for 10 years in HR projects, roles for PwC and The Royal Household she was ready for a lifestyle change, enjoying more time with her wider family who live in Devon and Cornwall and creating a portfolio career.
    As well as continuing to be an HR Projects Consultant she has set up her own children's interior design business and is enjoying volunteering with other parents to run the baby and toddler playgroup at the village hall on a Friday.
    Rebecca's interests are in interior design, paddle boarding and yoga (often combined), crafting and running with her dog.

  • Nanya Coles

    Safeguarding Governor

  • Lizzie Lethbridge

    Staff Governor

    End of term 21/10/20
    Lizzie Lethbridge has been a teacher for more than 20 years and has worked in a range of schools of different size and context in Plymouth and Bristol. Throughout her teaching career, she has taught across the Primary phase, from Reception to Year 6. She has also held several leadership roles including Key Stage leader, Assistant Head and Deputy Head. She has been Head of School at Harbertonford C of E Primary School since 1st April 2016 and joined the governing board in September 2016 as staff governor supporting SEND.

  • Janet Watts

    Link Governor for Harbertonford

    Lead in Monitoring - End of term 31/03/2020
    Retired Head Teacher
    Governor Monitoring Lead
    Janet Watts is a qualified Primary School teacher. She taught in several different schools, before having two primary headships in Hampshire, one at a small village school and then a large primary school.
    Together with husband Neil, Janet moved to Devon in 1991 as a local authority adviser for primary schools. In the early days of Ofsted inspections, Janet both led inspections and was a team member, employed by a range of inspection contractors.
    Janet retired from full time work in 1999, but continued to work as an educational consultant, continued with inspection work, and was an accredited assessor of candidates for the NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headteachers). Janet was invited to become an occasional trainer for Devon Governor Services, from 2002 2005.
    Janet has previous experience as a governor at a primary school in Newton Abbot.
    Janet’s hobbies are horse riding, caravanning, gardening and walking her dogs. Janet continues (and in this she has never changed) to care passionately that every child is entitled to a good education in a school that is well led, where children are taught by good teachers and experience a rich and wide curriculum. A school in which children achieve and make progress, both academically and socially, but above all enjoy learning.

  • Anna Nevill

    Staff Governor

    Anna Neville is a qualified teacher with nine years of experience across the primary sector. Since her recent appointment at a school within the trust, she has stepped down as chair of the Totnes Board and now serves as a staff representative.

    Anna joined the Governing Board in March 2012 as a parent governor and also took the lead for Safeguarding. Her three eldest sons all attended Landscove C of E Primary before transitioning to a local secondary school. The youngest is currently in year five.

    Hobbies include long distance running, coastal walks, rambling across the moors, baking and home cookery
    Staff Governor – End of term 31/03/2020

  • Emily McGuinness

    Parent Governor

  • Lucy Carrol

    Governor

  • Sue Vaughton

    Parent Governor