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
The vines trust Director – Vice Chair Appointed Director February 2021

The Appleton school Governor – Vice Chair

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

ESGA Executive Committee Member

Southminster TIB TIB

Gemma SmithVine Head / DeputyChurch School EffectivenessTrust29 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2024NoneNone
Lucy TurnerEducationalistSENDTrust27 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2025NoneNone
Andi JonesMember and Vice ChairComplianceTrust21 May 2019
20 May 2023NoneWife is the Headteacher of another school in the trust.
Mark Carter-TufnellHeadteacher – St Osythn/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Sep 2020
Diane FawcettHeadteacher at Weeley, St Andrew’sn/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Jan 2023
n/aDirector of Mid Tendring Essex Partnership TrustNone
Gemma MillsParent Governorn/aTrust01 Sept 202331 Aug 2027NoneNone
Lucie LevettSchool Governorn/aTrust01 Sept 202331 Aug 2027NoneNone
Claire EpsomGovernorn/aTrust01 Sept 202331 Aug 2027NoneNone
Philip HoltonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley Normann/aEx-Officio by Virtue01 Sept 2023n/aNoneNone
Sarah BrysonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley Normann/aEx-Officio by Virtue30 Oct 2023n/aNoneNone

Local Governance Board Meeting Attendance September 2023 to August 2024

Charlotte LittleChairAttended
Gemma SmithVine Head/DeputyAttended
Andi Jones MemberAttended
Mark Carter-TufnellHeadteacher – St OsythAttended
Diane Fawcett– School Transferred to another LSB with effect from 01 January 2023Attended
Lucie LevettSchool GovernorAttended
Sarah BrysonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley NormanAttended
Philip HoltonHeadteacher at Two Village and Mistley NormanApologies Accepted
Lucy Turner EducationalistApologies Accepted

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.