Governors

Our Governing Body are a committed group of volunteers whose aims are to ensure the highest standards of achievement for all students by:

  • Setting the school’s vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its students
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent, including the expenditure of the pupil premium allocation
  • Ensuring that all children, including those with special educational needs, have access to a broad and balanced curriculum
  • Setting the aims and objectives for the school
  • Setting the policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Setting the targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitoring and evaluating the progress the school is making towards achievement of its aims and objectives.

Members of the Governing Body

For full details of Governing Body membership including their Term of Office, please see the document below.

Name

Governor Category

Term of Office

Start date

Term of Office

End date

Governor Role

Jan Rice

Co-opted (2)

15/09/21

14/09/25

  • Link Governor for Maths
  • Link Governor for Year 11
  • Chair of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee
  • Chair of Financial Monitoring and Evaluation Group

Nigel Sanctuary

Co-opted (3)

14/12/18

13/12/22

  • Chair of Governors
  • Link Governor for Music
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Vice Chair of School Business Committee
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Chair of Pay Committee
  • Chair of Staff Dismissal Committee

Tim Hurley

LA

05/10/20

04/10/24

  • Headteacher Performance Management
  • Link Governor for History and Sociology
  • Link Governor for PE
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Chair of School Business Committee

Olivia Mitchell

Co-opted (5)

10/11/21

09/11/25

  • Link Governor for Year 10
  • Link Governor for Art
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee

Karen Anderton

Co-opted (6)

17/09/19

16/09/23

  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee
  • Headteacher Performance Management
  • Link Governor for RE
  • Link Governor for Year 7
  • Member of Pay Review Committee

Peg Hulse

Co-opted (7)

18/09/19

17/09/2023

  • Vice Chair of Governors
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Financial Monitoring Group
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee
  • Link Governor for English and Year 9
  • Member of Pay Review Committee

Ian Helm

Parent (2)

05/11/19

04/11/23

  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Chair of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of Business Committee
  • Link Governor for IT

Russell Mitchell

Head of School

01/01/2010

Ex Officio

  • Member of School Business Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Financial Monitoring Group

Howard Hoare

Staff

03/03/20

02/03/24

  • Member of School Business Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee

Roger Lowe

Co- opted (4)

03/03/20

02/03/24

  • Link Governor for Science
  • Vice Chair of Education and Progress Committee
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Head Teacher Performance Management

James Dale-Adcock 

Co-opted (8)

02/03/22

01/03/26

  • Link Governor for Geography
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee

Doug Quinn

Parent (3)

01/02/22

31/01/26

  • Link Governor for Drama
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Safeguarding/Children in Care Governor

Jonathan Stanley

Parent (4)

01/02/22

31/01/26

  • Link Governor for Learning for Life
  • Link Governor for GDPR
  • Vice Chair of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee

Krystal Flack

Co-opted

01/09/22

31/08/26

  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • SEND Governor

Scott Southgate

Co-opted

01/09/22

31/08/26

  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of School Business Committee