Uffculme Primary School is part of the Uffculme Academy Trust, a Multi Academy Trust whose mission is to enable effective collaboration and partnerships that will support outstanding educational experiences for pupils attending each of the Trust’s schools.

The Trust’s mission is to deliver excellent education from the ages of 2-18 so that children and young people fulfil their potential, lead safe happy lives and make a positive contribution to society

The Trust is creating and supporting a network of exceptional schools where:

  • each school within the Trust sits at the heart of its community
  • aspirations and expectations are high, and achievable, for everyone
  • the culture is joyful and children and staff enjoy coming to work and learn

Information about the Trust, its structure and how it works may be found on the Uffculme Academy Trust website.
Local Governing Committee (LGCs) provide oversight for each of the schools within the Trust. LGCs are made up of Governors who are recruited locally. Their work resembles that of the governing bodies of maintained schools and is set within the vision, values and policies defined by the Trust. 

scheme of delegation sets out the different roles played by the Trust and the LGCs and Terms of Reference describe the work of the LGC as well as the Trust’s Board and Committees.

Information about governors' attendance at meetings and their business interests can be seen on the Uffculme Academy Trust website.

Meeting Minutes:

Members of the Local Governing Committee can access the Governors' Portal here.

Governors Profile Pages

Click a Governors name or photo to find out more about them.


Jill Larcombe    

Jill Larcombe - Chair


Janet Fox

Janet Fox - Support Staff Governor


Katie Francombe

Katie Francombe - Community Governor


Gary Hayes

Gary Hayes - Parent Governor


Andy Cattermole

Andy Cattermole - Parent Governor


Reverend Gudrun Thomas

Reverend Gudrun Thomas - Community Governor


Kath Maguire

Kath Maguire - Parent Governor