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Meet Our Advisory Body

Soham Village College is a member of Staploe Education Trust, a Multi Academy Trust that also comprises of The Weatheralls, The Shade and Kennett Primary schools.

The Local Advisory Body is established and constituted in each school by the Trust Board of Trustees.

Our members have been selected for their specific skills, knowledge and ability to work together and provide support to the school ensuring that student achievement is delivered through the setting of objectives giving clear indication of the schools overarching educational vision and planned development.

Through the preparation and delivery of key documentation; members are able to monitor and evaluate school performance whilst considering the quality of teaching, learning and assessment together with curriculum development.

School Advisory Body - Attendance 2019-2020

Mr David Snashall

Staploe Education Trust Member and Trustee Appointed Advisory Body Member Link member for Finance, Personnel, Maths, Science and Underperforming Subjects

David joined the Trust in 2015 having recently moved to the area. Now semi-retired, he worked as a Headteacher for 13 years moving two failing schools to the Ofsted rating of ‘good’. Since leaving full-time teaching, he has worked for the Association of School and College Leaders, leading the team who provide front-line telephone support to its members, supporting school leaders who have employment issues. David leads courses and provides consultancy on employment and education law.

Mrs Kate Barnes

Appointed member of Soham Village College Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body Member for Child Protection and Safeguarding & Attendance

Mrs Silvana De Camilli

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body & Link Advisory Body Member for English

Mr David Eden

Staff Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College

Mr Paul Dunham

Appointed member of Soham Village College Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body Member for Premises, Representative for Soham Moor Old Grammar School

Mr Jon Hampson

Headteacher of Soham Village College

Mrs Shayne Larwood-Smith

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body member for SEND, Looked After Children and Behaviour

Mrs Lorraine Lofting

Trustee and Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body & Link Advisory Body Member for Pupil Premium and Mental Health

Recently retired from paid employment, Lorraine has a strong background in strategic leadership in children’s services in the public sector drawing on significant experience in operational delivery, change management, partnership working and service improvement. Much of her working life has been based in or around Soham, East Cambridgeshire and the Fens. Lorraine is a qualified social worker with a specialism in the leadership and management of early help services and associated processes and systems to help to reduce demand on specialist services. Latterly, Lorraine has applied her knowledge and experience to the transformation of adult social care in the community of Soham by applying the Dutch Buurtzorg principles to the setting up of a small self managed team. She has a coaching qualification and enjoys using coaching techniques in developing system leaders. Lorraine is vice-chair of the Risk and Audit Committee, a member of the Soham Village College Advisory Body where she is Lead Governor for Mental Health and Pupil Premium. She also sits on the Trust Review Committee. Since retirement, Lorraine is keen to use her skills through unpaid voluntary positions and currently works for Health Watch and the Youth Offending Team in addition to the Trust.

Mr Peter Palmer

Parent Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College, Link Member for Careers

Mr Peter Sargeant

Parent Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College, Link Member for Recruitment

Dr Miranda Stearne

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body

Miss Elizabeth White

Appointed member of the SVC Advisory Body

Mrs Rachel Earl

Clerk to the School Advisory Body of Soham Village College

Mr David Snashall

Staploe Education Trust Member and Trustee Appointed Advisory Body Member Link member for Finance, Personnel, Maths, Science and Underperforming Subjects

Mrs Kate Barnes

Appointed member of Soham Village College Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body Member for Child Protection and Safeguarding & Attendance

Mrs Silvana De Camilli

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body & Link Advisory Body Member for English

Mr David Eden

Staff Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College

Mr Paul Dunham

Appointed member of Soham Village College Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body Member for Premises, Representative for Soham Moor Old Grammar School

Mr Jon Hampson

Headteacher of Soham Village College

Mrs Shayne Larwood-Smith

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body. Link Advisory Body member for SEND, Looked After Children and Behaviour

Mrs Lorraine Lofting

Trustee and Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body & Link Advisory Body Member for Pupil Premium and Mental Health

Mr Peter Palmer

Parent Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College, Link Member for Careers

Mr Peter Sargeant

Parent Advisory Body Member at Soham Village College, Link Member for Recruitment

Dr Miranda Stearne

Appointed member of SVC Advisory Body

Miss Elizabeth White

Appointed member of the SVC Advisory Body

Mrs Rachel Earl

Clerk to the School Advisory Body of Soham Village College