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Members' Board


Laurence Frewin

appointed by Special Resolution  20/09/19


Jamie Parffrey

Signatory of the Articles 01/09/15

          Su Apps

appointed by Special Resolution 17/10/17


Trustees' Board




Stewart Biddles, CEO




Jamie Parffrey, Chair of Trustees    
Matthew Redwood, Chair of Finance & Audit Committee    
Josie Medforth, Vice Chair of Finance & Audit Committee    
Paul Garside    
Will Foulds    
Gary Hotine    






Finance & Audit Committee - Matthew Redwood, Josie Medforth, Gary Hotine

Pay Committee - Paul Garside, Matthew Redwood, vacancy

Nominations Committee - Jamie Parffrey, Stewart Biddles, Matthew Redwood

Appeals Committee - Josie Medforth, Vacancy 

Standards Committee - Matthew Redwood, 3 x representatives from LSB




Oldway LSB

Tanith Byles (Chair)

Sam Meyer (Head of School)               

Maria Bailey (Vice Chair)

Amanda Coote (Co-opted)        

Lisa Swinson (Co-opted)

Kerry Hallums (Co-opted)

Kayleigh Hines (Co-opted)

Rupert Davies (Parent) 

Faye Steele, Clerk 


















Roselands LSB

Melanie Simmonds (Chair)

Claire Hepher (Interim Executive Headteacher) 

David Reid (Vice Chair)

Vicky McCaig (Deputy Head of school, Staff)                

Cheryl Harlock (Staff)

Jane Smythe (Co-opted)

Ian Weller (Parent)

Peter Watkins (Parent)

Adam Harmer (Co-opted)

Faye Steele, Clerk










Shiphay LSB 

Mark Tucker (Chair)

Kate Lee (Head of School)   

Gary Hotine (Vice Chair)                    

Karen Duke (Staff)

Tanya Williams-Powell (Staff)

Lisa Van Kuyk (Co-opted)

Carly Holloway (Co-opted)

Elizabeth Guppy (Parent)

Maria Woodger (Parent)

Louise Silvey, Clerk











Riviera Education Trust, Oldway Primary School, Higher Polsham Road, Paignton TQ3 2SY (Registered Office)
A charitable company limited by guarantee, Company registration number 09751294 (England & Wales)