The governing body, together with the headteacher, sets the future direction for the school and decides how the school’s budget should be managed. It makes decisions on matters such as self-evaluation, performance targets, school policies, admissions and the school’s development plan.

Puttenham school’s governing body is made up of parents, school staff, church and local authority representatives. Our chair of governors is Mrs Anissa Pieterse.

**To contact Puttenham governing body please leave an envelope marked ‘For the attention of the Chair of Governors’ at the school office.

Parents’ views are welcome either by contacting the governing body, through our annual survey or through Ofsted Parent View .

Meeting Attendance 2016-2017

Register of interests November 2017

Our Governors

APAnissa Pieterse (Chair of Governors)  (Parent Governor, Term of Office January 2016-January 2020)

I have been a Puttenham parent since September 2013, a parent governor since February 2016 and Chair of Governors from September 2018.  I am also Chair of the Resources Committee.

The youngest of my three children is a Year 1 Rabbit and the older two are now at Waverley Abbey.

In addition to my full-time role of ‘mum’, I also work part-time as an accountant and tax specialist.

I can often be found at Forest School on Friday mornings. 

DCDavid Cassar  (Foundation Governor, Term of Office 8th July 2015 – 7th July 2019)

I have lived in Puttenham for over 10 years and am a committed member of the community, supporting many causes throughout the village. I have been a governor for 3 years and am a former parent at the school. I recently stepped down as the Chair of the governing body, having held the position for the past 2 years.

Awaiting photo imageAnna De Filippis (Headteacher)  (Appointed September 2017)

Awaiting photo imageStephen Thatcher (Rector)  (Appointed 22nd March 2018)

MJMaranda Jones (Vice-Chair)  (Foundation Governor, Term of Office 19th October 2017 – 18th October 2021)

SWSarah Webster   (Foundation Governor, Term of Office January 2016-2020)

I am churchwarden of the parish and on the parochial church council. I am one of the foundation governors.

LNLiz Nunn (Child Protection, Safeguarding and SEND)  (Foundation Governor, Term of Office  17th October 2016 – 16th October 2020)

CMCatherine Morgan  (Parent Governor, Term of Office 23rd March 2017 – 22nd March 2021)

I am a Parent Governor of the school. My son William in in Otters, Year 2 and I have a 4 year old son at home. Maths is my subject area within the governing body, and I am a Chartered Accountant by training.

ACAdam Calver  (Foundation Governor, Term of Office 23rd March 2017 – 22nd March 2021)

LYLiz Yule  (Foundation Governor, Term of Office 19th October 2017 – 18th October 2021)

I live locally with my husband Will and our two children, Alice and Archie. I have 20 years teaching experience with a specialism in the Visual Arts. At Puttenham my area to oversee is the Early Years.


Wendy Hazzard  (Clerk to governors, appointed September 2016)



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