St Osyth Church of England Primary School is governed using the Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust Governance Framework. To find out more about how the governance boards support the Vine’s schools please follow the link below, which will take to you to the Vine’s website.

Local Governance Board Membership and Declaration of Business Interests 2023-24

Charlotte LittleChairSafeguarding / Quality of EducationTrust27 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2025The vines trust -Governor – Been governor for south east hub since 2017. Currently Chair since March 2020
The vines trust Director – Vice Chair Appointed Director February 2021

The vines trust Governor Local schools Board Member for Tendring Hub. Currently Chair since January 2022

The Appleton school Governor – Chair since June 2023

ESGA Executive Committee Member

Southminster TIB – Governor

Tillingham TIB – Governor

Latchingdon TIB – Governor

Heart Academy Trust – Trustee

Gemma SmithVine Head / DeputyChurch School EffectivenessTrust29 Sep 2020
02 May 2024NoneNone
Lucy TurnerEducationalistSENDTrust27 Apr 2021
04 Dec 2023NoneNone
Mark Carter-TufnellHeadteacher – St Osythn/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Sep 2020
Diane FawcettHeadteacher at Weeley, St Andrew’sn/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Jan 2023
Gemma MillsParent Governorn/aTrust01 Sept 202310 Nov 2023NoneNone
Lucie LevettSchool Governorn/aTrust01 Sept 202331 Aug 2027NoneNone
Claire EpsomGovernorn/aTrust01 Sept 202330 Oct 2023NoneNone
Philip HoltonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley Normann/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Sept 202331 Dec 2023NoneNone
Sarah BrysonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley Normann/aEx-Officio by Virtue30 Oct 2023n/aNoneNone
Andi JonesGovernorn/aTrust21 May 201918 Apr 2024NoneWife is Executive Head Gt Clacton and Rolph
Emma SomersParent Governorn/aTrust10 Jan 202409 Jan 2028NoneNone
Gary RyallParent Governorn/aTrust10 Jan 202409 Jan 2028NoneNone
Craig AldersonParent Governorn/aTrust10 Jan 202409 Jan 2028

Local Governance Board Meeting Attendance September 2023 to August 2024

Charlotte LittleChairAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Gemma SmithVine Head/DeputyAttendedAttendedAttendedApologies AcceptedN/A
Andi Jones MemberAttendedAttendedApologies AcceptedApologies AcceptedN/A
Mark Carter-TufnellHeadteacher – St OsythAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Diane Fawcett– School Transferred to another LSB with effect from 01 January 2023AttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Lucie LevettSchool GovernorAttendedAttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Sarah BrysonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley NormanStarted 30th October 2023AttendedAttendedAttendedAttended
Philip HoltonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley NormanApologies AcceptedApologies AcceptedN/AN/AN/A
Lucy Turner EducationalistApologies AcceptedApologies AcceptedN/AN/AN/A
Malcolm WainfordSchool GovernorN/AN/AN/AAttendedN/A
Emma SomersParent GovernorN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttended
Gary RyallParent GovernorN/AN/AAttendedAttendedAttended
Craig AldersonParent GovernorN/AN/AApologies AcceptedApologies AcceptedAttended
Gemma MillsParent Governor
Claire EpsomCommunity GovernorApologies AcceptedN/AN/AN/AN/A

Tendring South LSB Register of Attendance 2022-23

Tendring South LSB Declarations of Business Interest 2022-23

This model of governance is undertaken under delegated responsibility. For full details see below.

For the Terms of Reference, Scheme of Delegation and Code of Conduct Policy please click the link below, which will take you to the Vine School Trusts website and the documentation. You will find the documents under Governance Documents.