Easton Governors

Easton Primary School is part of the Avocet Multi-Academy Trust alongside Leiston, Wickham Market and Aldeburgh Primary Schools.

The Academy is overseen by a board of Trustees and each school has its own Local Governing Body (LGB). The role of the Trust is to ensure that:

The schools operate within the law

The schools allocate funds according to the agreement with the DfE and that all funds are used to ensure economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

To hold LGBs to account for the performance and safe running of their school and their ability to hold school leaders to account providing challenge and support to ensure continuous improvement.

The Local Governing Body carry out the three core strategic functions:

  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction.
  • Holding the Principals to account for the educational performance of the school and it's pupils and the performance management of staff.
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.


Easton Primary School Governors

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Jonathan Duggan Cheryl Singleton

Position and Responsibilities: Trustee, Chair of Governor at Easton, Governor responsible for Health and Safety

Brief Biography: Jonathan lives in the village of Easton on his farm with his wife Mary. He is CEO of a Commodity Trading & Brokerage company which trades worldwide, and a director of a Property Management company. His main hobby is collecting, restoring and racing classic sports cars.

Position and Responsibilities: Chief Executive Officer, Principal, Trustee, Staff Governor

Brief Biography: Cheryl is employed by the Trust and is the CEO and Accounting officer. She has been working for the Trust since it started in 2014 and was employed in one of the schools in the Trust prior to this. She has ten years headship experience in a primary setting.

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Magen Box Edward Carter
Position and Responsibilities: Head of School and Staff Governor 


Brief Biography: Magen became Head of School in September 2017

Position and Responsibilities: Parent Governor

Brief Biography: Edward is a retired Banker, appointed a Governor in 2014. Edward’s three girls have all attended the school. Drives the mini-bus when asked.

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Graham Vellacott Vikki Williams

Position and Responsibilities: Community Governor

Brief Biography: under construction

Position and Responsibilities:Parent Governor and Welfare Governor

Brief Biography: Vikki moved to Easton in 1972. She attended Easton Primary School and has many fond memories of her school years. She hopes that many more children can enjoy the happy times that my children and she experienced at this very individual school.

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Jo Dedicoat Alistair Smith

Position and Responsibilities: Parent Governor

Brief Biography: under construction

Position and Responsibilities: Parent Governor

Brief Biography: under construction



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Andrea Denny


Position and Responsibilities:  Staff Governor 


Brief Biography


  Easton School Governors Meeting attendance and Pecuniary Interests 2016/17

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