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Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.






Julie Cook

Chair of Governors

My previous experience of being a Governor was several years ago when my own children were younger. I have been a Governor at Victoria Road since June 2016 and I am one of the Safeguarding Governors.

In a past life I was a Business Manager for Plymouth City Council and am now employed as an Executive Assistant for a local IT firm, Delt Shared Services. 

I have lived in Plymouth since a young age and live in the west of the city.



Sarah-Jayne Collins

Staff Governor



Joe McCann

Co-opted Governor



Laura Henshaw

Laura is a Local Authority governor and works as the Deputy Headteacher at Cann Bridge Special School and one of our safeguarding Governors.




Alan Corson

Parent Governor

Alan has recently joined the Board of Governors at Victoria Road Primary School. He is a main board Director at Davies Turner, the largest Independent logistics company in the UK with over 1000 employees. His role involves all aspects of Employment law, Health and Safety, Finance and Compliance. He has lectured in International Trade at Plymouth University and visited local schools presenting courses on Interview Techniques for the Chamber of Commerce. Alan has lived in the South West for the last 30 years and is a local resident of St Budeaux. His daughter, Darcey, attends Victoria Road School and is currently in Year 1.







We currently have a vacancy for a Community Governor.

Here is the link to the Governance of Horizon Multi Academy Trust