Board of Governors

The three core functions of the Governing Board are:

  • To ensure clarity of vision, ethos, and strategic direction.
  • To hold leaders to account for the educational performance of the school and its students, and the effective and efficient performance management of staff.
  • To oversee financial performance of the school and ensure money is well spent

The Chair of Governors is Mrs C Etheridge

Committees for 2023-2024 are:

Financial Monitoring (Chair of Committee – Mrs S Morris) – responsible for overseeing the financial performance of the school, including staffing structures & costs, policies, premises-related issues and health & safety;
Curriculum Monitoring (Chair of Committee – Miss C Bramley) – responsible for monitoring the educational performance of the school and its students;

Meeting Frequency

The Full Governing Board will meet five times this year.
The Curriculum Monitoring and Financial Monitoring Committees will meet three times (once every term);

Register of Governors 2023-24

All members

Name of Governor Category of Governor
Mrs C Etheridge Chair
Miss C Bramley Director – Curriculum Manager
Mrs S Morris Director – Finance Manager
Mr L Meller Staff Representative Member
Mr D Marshall Technology Lead Member
Mrs G Little SENCo
Mr S Wakefield Careers Lead Member
Mrs A M Firth Schools & Safeguarding Lead Member
Mrs G Wright SEN Lead Member

Contacting Governors

  1. To address any queries to any of the above Governors, please send all correspondence via Mr L Meller, Deputy Principal, at the school.
  2. The Clerk to Governors is Mrs M Ganson, who can be contacted at

Ready, Respectful, Safe.