School Governors

Contact the Governors' Support Team

Charlie Blythe – Governor Development Officer

Charlie leads the team providing support and advice to governors on governing body procedures and Welsh Government regulations.

Charlie works closely with challenge advisers on aspects of school improvement, disseminates information and guidance, leads some governor training courses and writes training materials. She supports the establishment of temporary governing bodies of new schools, attending their meetings and supporting schools considering federation arrangements.

As well as providing advice, support and information to governors, Charlie also attends a number of governing body meetings as minute clerk.

Charlie prepares meeting schedules, agenda and other documentation, and oversees the production of minutes, reports and training programmes. She also maintains and updates the website.

Tel: ( 01437 ) 775103


Jane Logan and Siân Devereux - Administrative Assistants

Jane and Sian are the Governors' Support Services Administrative Assistants, supporting Charlie in her role. Jane and Sian act as minute clerks to several governing bodies and prepare the meeting packs for all termly full governing body meetings. They are responsible for the production of the training programme, and ensure the effective administration of all governor training including arranging self-review sessions and bespoke training, and maintaining and updating governors' training records.

Jane and Sian maintain the governing body membership database, and assist the team in giving advice, support and guidance to governors.

Telephone: ( 01437 ) 775939



Postal Address

Governors' Support Services
Education Services
County Hall
SA61 1TP

ID: 1263, revised 29/09/2022