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Members' Board


Laurence Frewin

appointed by Special Resolution  20/09/19

Neil Smythe   

Signatory of the Articles 01/09/15

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, Chair of Oldway LSB    
Matthew Redwood, Chair of Finance & Audit Committee    
Josie Medforth, Vice Chair of Finance & Audit Committee    
Paul Garside    
Chris O'Connor, Roselands Head of School    
Simon Lee, Chair of Roselands LSB    
Will Foulds    
Gary Hotine    
Claire Hepher, Chair of Standards Committee    






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

Pay Committee - Paul Garside, Simon Lee, Matthew Redwood

Nominations Committee - Jamie Parffrey, Stewart Biddles, Matthew Redwood

Appeals Committee - Josie Medforth, Simon Lee, Chris O'Connor

Standards Committee - Claire Hepher, Matthew Redwood, Jamie Parffrey, Simon Lee, Mark Tucker




Oldway LSB

Jamie Parffrey (Chair)

Sam Meyer (Head of School)               

Susie Woods (Staff)

Laura Bateman  (Staff)

Amanda Coote (Vice-Chair, Co-opted)        

Lisa Swinson (Co-opted)

Kerry Hallums (Co-opted)

Tanith Byles (Parent)

Faye Steele, Clerk 


















Roselands LSB

Simon Lee (Chair, Parent)

Chris O'Connor (Head of school )

Vicky McCaig (Deputy Head of school, Staff)    

Melanie Simmonds (Vice Chair, Co-opted)               

Cheryl Harlock (Staff)

Jane Smythe (Co-opted)

David Reid (Co-opted)

Ian Weller (Parent)

Faye Steele, Clerk










Shiphay LSB 

Mark Tucker (Chair)

Kate Lee (Head of School)                                            Gary Hotine (Vice Chair)                   

Karen Duke (Staff)

Tanya Williams-Powell (Co-opted)

Lisa Van Kuyk (Co-opted)

Carly Holloway (Co-opted)

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)