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Welcome to our Governors’ section.


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.


If you would like to contact our Chair or Vice Chair of Governors please use the following email address


Governor Other Roles Committee Type of Governor Appoint. By Date of Appoint. End of Term Governor of another establishment Register of Interestes
Rhiannon Leary Chair S&PF S&PF & P&P Co-Opted Governing Body 19/05/16 18/05/20 No  
Sue Nesbitt-Larking Head Teacher S&PF & Resources & P&P Head Teacher Governing Body 01/01/05   No Employment of husband
Carol Huffington Lead Governor: Safeguarding S&PF & P&P Local Authority Governing Body 01/09/18 31/08/22 No  
Anna Ascough

Lead Governor: SEN

Chair Resources

Resources& P&P Parent Elected by parents 18/10/16 17/10/20 No  
Tom Handysides

Vice Chair

Lead: Sports Premium

Resources & S&PF & P&P Parent Elected by parents 14/03/17 13/03/21 No  
Mark Price Chair of Governors S&PF & Resources& P&P Parent Elected by parents  17/07/18 16/07/22 No  
Victoria Smith   S&PF Staff Elected by staff 01/09/18 01/09/20 No  
David Stainer   Resources & P&P Parent Governing Body 25/9/18 24/9/22 No  
Chris Clough     Co-Opted Governing Body 14/05/19 14/05/23 No  
Alice Baldock   Resources & P&P Parent Elected by parents 17/01/18 16/01/22 No  
Rob Fisher     Co-Opted Governing Body 16/10/19 16/10/23 No  

Associated members:

Helen Newman Assistant Head S&PF Staff Governing Body 13/12/16   No  
Sarah Hare Assistant Head Resources Staff Governing Body 13/12/16   No  
Stood Down:                
Paul Hilder Lead Governor; H&S Resources Parent Elected by parents 11/06/14 10/06/18 No  
Simon Newland Chair of Governors P&P Co-Opted Elected by parents   05/12/18   Director of Education HCC
Rob Lock Deputy Head S&PF & Resources Co-Opted Governing Body 10/10/12 31/12/16 Kingsmore Academy  


 Governor Meeting Attendees


  Full Governing Body Resources Standards & Pupil Focus Pay and Performance
  25/9 11/12 5/2 19/3 TBC TBC 10/09 12/11 15/1 4/3 TBC 11/09 20/11 22/1 28/2 TBC TBC TBC TBC
Simon Newland Y Y X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Mark Price Y Y Y Y     Y Y       Y Y            
Sue Nesbitt-Larking Y   Y Y     Y Y       Y Y            
Helen Newman Y Y Y Y               Y Y            
Sarah Hare Y Y Y Y     Y Y                      
Victoria Smith Y Y Y Y                              
Carol Huffington Y Y Y Y               Y Y            
David Stainer  Y Y   Y     Y Y                      
Rhiannon Leary Y Y   Y                 Y            
Tom Handysides   Y Y Y     Y                        
Anna Ascough Y   Y       Y Y                      
Alice Baldock Y Y Y       Y                        
Michaela Turner             Y Y                      
Miranda Trenchard Y Y Y Y                              


Governor Meeting Terms