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 2023-24

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

15/09/21

14/09/25

  • Link Governor for Maths
  • Link Governor for Year 8
  • Chair of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Chair of Financial Monitoring and Evaluation Group
  • Member of Pay Review Committee

Nigel Sanctuary

Co-opted

27/09/2023

26/09/2027

  • Chair of Governors
  • Link Governor for Music
  • Member of Education and Progress 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 & PE
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee

Peg Hulse

Co-opted

27/09/2023

26/09/2027

  • Vice Chair of Governors
  • Member of Financial Monitoring Group
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Link Governor for English, Drama and Years 9 and 10
  • Member of Pay Review Committee

Ian Helm

Co-opted

06/11/23

05/11/27

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

Russell Mitchell

Headteacher

01/01/2010

Ex Officio

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

James Dale-Adcock 

Co-opted

02/03/22

01/03/26

  • Link Governor for Geography
  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Headteacher Performance Management
  • Member of Premises Group

Doug Quinn

Parent

01/02/22

31/01/26

  • Link Governor for Art
  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • Safeguarding/Children in Care Governor
  • Link Governor for Year 7

Jonathan Stanley

Parent

01/02/22

31/01/26

  • Vice Chair of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Link Governor for Learning for Life, MfL & GDPR

Krystle Flack

Co-opted

01/09/22

31/08/26

  • Member of Education and Progress Committee
  • SEND Governor
  • Link Governor for Year 11

Scott Southgate

Co-opted

01/09/22

31/08/26

  • Member of Finance, Premises and Policy Committee
  • Link Governor for DT
Arran Holcombe Staff Governor 01/02/2024 31/1/2028
  • Member of the Education and Progress Committee.