Governing Board – Instrument of Governance

Name Governor Type Term From Term To Roles Appointed By
Mr. John Sneddon Local Authority  24/11/15  23/11/19 Chair of FGB

Chair of Headteacher Performance Management

Chair of People & Premises Committee

Chair of Strategic Development

Safeguarding Link Governor – Staff

 Governing Body
Dr. Ilan Ruhr Co-opted Governor 17/10/17 16/10/21 Vice Chair of FGB

SEN Link Governor

Governing Body
Mr. Matthew Thompson Headteacher 01/09/15 Headteacher Governing Body
Mr. Stephen Boardman Co-opted Governor 17/10/17  



Chair of Finance Committee Governing Body
Miss Emily Froggatt Staff Governor 07/06/16 06/06/20 Safeguarding Link Governor – Children Election
Mr. Geoffrey Hodge Parent Governor  17/10/17  16/10/21 Parent Election
Rev. Sarah Fletcher Parent Governor  17/10/17  16/10/21 Parent Election
Mrs. Nicola Platt Clerk to Governors 08/06/15 07/06/19 Governing Body

There are currently 2 vacancies on the Governing Board for Co-opted Governor.

Ms. Susan Robinson served as a Co-opted Governor between 20th October 2015 – 9th January 2018.

Mr. Kevin Faulkner served as a Co-opted Governor between 18th October 2016 – 22nd November 2017.

Mrs. Sarah Mehraj served as a Parent Governor between 28th March 2017 – 29th July 2017.

Mrs. Nicola Platt (Clerk), Mrs. Clyne (Deputy Headteacher) and Mrs. Walsh (Deputy Headteacher) are often observers at governors’ meetings – however, they do not have any voting rights at any meeting.