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Trustees: All governors of Lipson Co-operative Academy are Trustees. 

Members: Debbie Macleod, Lucy Taylor

Governing Body


Chair -  Kevin Bishop C/O Lipson Co-operative Academy, Bernice Terrace, Plymouth, PL4 7PG

Vice Chair - Helen Morris  C/O Lipson Co-operative Academy, Bernice Terrace, Plymouth, PL4 7PG

Clerk to Governors - Amy Bates

You can view all Governor Pen Portraits by clicking here. Alternatively click any one of the names shown in the table below for an individual portrait. 

 Title       Forename  Surname      Link Roles Period of Office Method of appointment
        From To
Miss Rosie Askew 24/01/2020 24/01/2024 Staff
 Mr Kevin Bishop Pupil Premium 12/07/2017 11/07/2021 Parent
 Mr  Martin  Brook    05/04/2019   Ex-officio
Mrs Gaynor Comber 19/11/2019 19/11/2023 Staff
Mrs Lucie Garland Safeguarding 11/02/2020 11/02/2024 Co-opted
Mr Darren Hobbs Finance 25/02/2020 25/02/2024 Co-opted
 Mr Adam Hodgess  05/05/2018  30/04/2022 Staff
Ms Kim Jones Human Resources 05/12/2018 05/12/2022 Co-opted
 Miss Katherine Lyon Behaviour  30/06/2018  29/06/2022 Parent
Ms Helen Morris 05/12/2018 05/12/2022 Co-opted
Mrs Catherine Orchard Behaviour 30/06/2018 29/06/2022 Parent


 Mrs Clara Southby-Tailyour  30/06/2018  29/06/2022 Parent


Associate Governors


Mrs Julie Bailey Finance 25/04/2019 As required Co-opted
Mr Simon Hunter Finance 05/02/2020 As required Co-opted


Previous Governors - Showing governors for the past twelve months


Mr John Clamp 02/02/2018 05/11/2019 Co-opted
Mrs Kelly  Merrick 19/07/2019 12/12/2019 Staff
Mrs Lucy Taylor 06/01/2016 06/01/2020 Co-opted
Mrs Debbie  MacLeod 18/12/2016 31/08/2020 Co-opted
Mrs Carrie Laws 02/02/2018 31/08/2020 Co-opted

Governor Roles Within Other Schools

Kevin Bishop is a co-opted Governor at Prince Rock Primary School. 

Adam Hodgess is a co-opted Governor at Lipson Vale Primary School. 


Governance Documentation