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St John's CofE Primary School

Nurturing potential within a Christian ethos

ODBST and Academy Status

St John's Church of England Primary School is proud to be an academy that is part of the Oxford Diocesan Bucks School Trust, (ODBST) - a multi academy trust (MAT).  Under the requirements of the Educational Funding Agency and the Academies Financial Handbook, we are required to publish key information about ODBST on our school website.

 

ODBST Contact Details

 

Office Address: Oxford Diocesan Bucks Schools Trust,
The Office,
Moat Farm,
Marsh Lane,
Stoke Mandeville,
Buckinghamshire,
HP22 5UZ 

 

Registered Address: Church House Oxford,

Langford Locks,
Kidlington,
Oxford,
OX5 1GF

 

https://www.odbst.org.uk/

T: 01296 615308|E: Admin.ODBST@oxford.anglican.org 

Overview of the Governance Structure 2021-2

 

 

Date Appointed

Members

Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft

Oxford Diocesan Board of Education acting corporately

(Current named officer: Gordon Joyner)

Peter Norman

Maureen Lomas

01/09/2017

01/09/2017

 

01/09/2017

01/09/2017

 

Name

Appointed date

Appointing Body

Office

Position

Trustees

Malcolm Peckham

05/11/2018

Members

4 years

Chair of Trustees from 25/04/2019

Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson

01/09/2017

Members

4 years

Chair of Trustees until 24/04/2019

Michael Phipps

01/09/2017

Members

4 years

Vice Chair of Trustees

Denise Shepherd

01/09/2021

Members

4 years

Chair of the Academy Effectiveness Committee

Andrew Jeffrey          

12/07/2019

Members

4 years

Chair of the Finance, Resources, Audit, Pay and Personnel Committee

Tony Wilson

 

07/01/2019

Ex Officio

4 years

Ex officio as Director of Education for ODBE

Sulina Piesse

01/01/2021

Ex Officio

4 years

Chief Executive Officer

Nat Wakely

20/03/2018

Members

4 years

 

Revd Rosie Harper

01/09/2017

Members

4 years

 

 

Pragasen Morgan

01/09/2021

Members

4 years

 

 

Aman Aujla

12/07/2019

Members

4 years

 

 

Michael Mill

01/09/2021

Members

4 years

 

Trustees who resigned within the last 12 months

Steve Edgar

01/09/2017

Members

 

Resigned 16/07/2021

 

Kirsteen Roberts

01/09/2017

Members

 

Resigned

31/08/2021

 

David Cousins

01/09/2017

Ex Officio

 

Resigned as CEO 31/12/2020

 

Revd Cassa Messervy

20/03/2018

Members

 

Resigned 26/01/2021

Committees

Academy Effectiveness (AEC)

Finance, Resources, Audit, Pay and Personnel (FRAPP)

Executive Committee

Denise Shepherd (Chair)

Michael Phipps (VC)

Michael Mill

Rosie Harper

Rt Revd Dr Alan Wilson

Sulina Piesse

Tony Wilson

 

Andrew Jeffrey (Chair)

Michael Phipps (VC)

Nat Wakely

Sulina Piesse

Malcom Peckham

Pragasen Morgan

Aman Aujla

(Chair and vice chair of the board + chairs of FRAPP and AEC)

Malcolm Peckham

Michael Phipps

Denise Shepherd

Andrew Jeffrey

Local Governing Bodies

  • Padbury CE School (Previously VA)
  • Great Horwood CE School (Previously VC)
  • St John’s CE Combined School (Previously VA)
  • Chesham Bois CE School (Previously VC)
  • Thomas Harding Junior School (Community)
  • Longwick CE Combined School (Previously VC)
  • Christ the Sower Ecumenical School – sponsored (previously VA)
  • Woodside Junior School (Community)
  • St Mary’s CE Combined School (Previously VC)
  • Curzon CE Combined School (Previously VA)
  • Elmtree Infant and Nursery School (previously Community)

 

(Using the agreed schemes of delegation for VC, VA and Community schools as indicated on the ODBST website)

 

 

 

Governance Register of Trustees’ Financial and Pecuniary Interests

2020-21

 

Full Name

Appointed By

Date of Appointment

 Term of Office

Date they Stepped Down

Relevant Business or Pecuniary Interests

Governance Roles in Other Educational Institutions

Connected Persons

Alan Wilson Rt Revd 

 

 

Member of AEC

Members

01/09/2017

4 Years

 

Church of England Pensions Board

Oxford Diocesan Board of Finance

Oxford Diocesan Board of Education

Milton Keynes Mission Partnership

Buckinghamshire’s Historic Churches Trust

Member, Slough and East Berkshire C of E Multi Academy Trust (SEBMAT);

Member of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST);

Trustee Girls’ Education Company Ltd.;

Trustee, Oxford Nandyal Education Foundation;

Associate Governor, Cressex Community School.

None

Antony Paul Wilson

 

Member of AEC

Ex Officio

07/01/2019

n/a

 

Director of Education

Oxford Diocesan Board of Education – Employee

 

May represent ODBE corporately on various MATs across the diocese

 

TJ Education Ltd. - Director

 

Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust – Board Member

 

As the Director of Education for the ODBE, there is involvement in the running of various maintained and academy schools

 

Kirsteen Roberts

 

Chair of the Finance, Resources, Audit, Pay and Personnel Committee

 

Members

01/09/2017

4 Years

 

Consultancy work for Inspiring Futures through Learning MAT and ODBST.

COO at Podcast Publishing.

Interim management contract at

Co-op Central.

Consultant for Larwood Academy Trust.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trustee of Friends of St Gregory Welford

 

Governor at Welford and Wickham primary School

 

Trustee of Vale Academy Trust

 

None

Steven H Edgar

 

Chair of the Academy Effectiveness Committee

 

 

Members

01/09/2017

4 Years

 

Chair of Trustee at Wycombe Wanderers Sports and Education Trust

 

Member of Admission Appeals Panels at Bucks County Council

 

 

 

Katharine Edgar (wife) is Chair of Governors at Holmer Green Junior School

Rebekah Edger (daughter) is Acting Deputy Director Education Data Division at the DfE

 

Michael David Phipps

 

Vice Chair of Trustees

 

Member of FRAPP and AEC

Members

01/09/2017

4 Years

 

Trustee of Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Fund

 

Trustee of Jordans Music Club

 

 

Chair of Governors, Trustee and Director of Seer Green CE School (Primary Academy)

 

Trustee of Seer Green CE School Charitable Fund

 

 

Mary Elizabeth Phipps (wife) is a Governor, Trustee and Director of Leighton Park School and a Trustee of John Horniman Charitable Trust

Rosemary Harper Revd

 

Member of AEC

Members

01/09/2017

4 Years

 

Chair, Trustee and Director of the Oxford Nandyal Education Foundation

 

Trustee of the Oxford Diocesan Board of Finance

 

Trustee of:

Elizabeth Green’s Charity; Friends of Great Missenden Parish Church; Mrs LEN Carvalho (Dec’d); Non-Ecclesiastical Charity of Jane Boys, John Hampden and another, the Estate Charity of Dame Jane Boys, John Hampden and another, Douglas Charity

 

Governor of Great Missenden Combined School and Member of their Multi-Academy Trust

 

Trustee of Great Missenden Church of England School Charity

Tim Harper (husband) is on the Diocesan Board of Education (DBE)

Sulina Piesse

 

Member of FRAPP and AEC

Ex Officio

01/01/2021

n/a

 

Member of Association of School and College Leaders

 

 

Nathaniel Wakely

 

Member of FRAPP

Members

20/03/2018

4 Years

 

Ex John Lewis Partnership Retail Co-owner and Personnel Director

 

Sebastian Wakely (brother) teachers at Dulwich College.

Malcolm Peckham

 

Chair of Trustees

 

Member of FRAPP

Members

05/11/18

4 Years

 

Education Consultancy (Sole Trader)- Retired Summer 2016

Former Magistrate (retired March 2016 but on the Supplemental List of JPs for life). Life Member of Magistrate’s Association

Trustee of Wycombe Child Contact Centre

Rotary (High Wycombe)- involves some work in schools

Past Treasurer, Chair of Finance, Trustee and Governor at the London School of Theology

 

Keele College of Fellows - Keele University- Ambassadorial role

 

A member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Teaching Profession (by invitation)

Peggy Peckham (wife) – trustee of One Can Trust Foodbank

 

Daughter is deputy head at Alfriston School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

 

Member of Inner Wheel Club

Amandeep Aujla

 

Member of FRAPP

Members

12/07/2019

4 Years

 

Actuary

Barnett Waddingham

None

None

Andrew Jeffrey

 

Member of FRAPP

Members

12/07/2019

4 Years

 

Senior Manager Whitley Stimpson

 

Church warden- Shotteswell PCC

None

None

Fiona Craig

 

Resigned 31/12/18

Ex Officio

01/09/2017

n/a

31/12/18

Director of Education for the Diocese of Oxford (ODBE)

 

Represents ODBE corporately on various MATs across the diocese

Director of the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST)

 

Member of The Keys Academy Trust

 

As the Director of Education for the ODBE, there is involvement in the running of various maintained and academy schools

None

David Cousins

 

Resigned as CEO 31/12/2020

Ex Officio

01/09/2017

n/a

31/12/2020

Director of Schools (Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust)

 

Freelance Consultant at ODBE

 

Jackie Cousins (wife) School Improvement Adviser for DBE

 

Laura Kehot (daughter) Vice chair of governors at The Coombes CE Primary School, Reading

Cassa Messervy

 

Resigned 26/01/2021

Members

20/3/18

4 Years

26/01/2021

Clerk in Holy Orders

 

 

Seer Green CE Academy Trust School Governor

None

 

 

OSBST Trustee attendance at meetings 2020-21

ODBST Articles of Association

Gender Pay Gap

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