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Governance

This page is currently being revised for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Our Governors

What They Do

Governors are appointed or elected by a number of bodies and groups including the Church, the local authority, the parents and the staff. Governors are representatives not delegates.

A brief explanation of the role of Governors is that they set the strategic direction and the policies of a school or college. They are accountable for the quality of education provided and the spending of public funding. They monitor to see that plans and policies are implemented.

It is not only the education of the children that the Governors have a responsibility for, various statutes have laid down legal responsibilities on governors and these fall under a number of general headings, including:

  • Standards
  • Equality
  • Finance
  • Staffing
  • Curriculum
  • Behaviour management
  • Admissions

Who They Are

Ex Officio

  • The Dean of Worcester - represented by Tim Clarke
  • Principal Officiating Minister - Julieann Watson
  • Headteacher - Mark Pollard

Appointed by the Diocesan Board of Education

  • Margaret Haywood
  • Rebecca Surridge
  • Vacancy
  • Rachel Cramp
  • Judith Pettersen (Chair)
  • Revd Dr Rich Johnson

Appointed by Worcester East Deanery Synod

  • Bonita Griffiths

Appointed by the Worcester East Deanery Chapter

  • Matthew Bunn
  • Vacancy

Elected by the Teachers

  • Vacancy

Elected by the Non-Teaching Staff

  • Karen Wigley

Elected by the Parents

  • Rich Bentley
  • Phil Chew
  • Claire Hollins
  • Iain Williams

Co-Opted Governors

  • Michael Kitcatt (Vice-Chair)

Clerk

Governing Body Terms of Reference

Steering Committee Terms of Reference

Effective Leadership and Management CommitteeTerms of Reference

Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare Committee Terms of Reference

Teaching, Learning and Outcomes Committee Terms of Reference

Trustee Information

Structure and Remit of the Governing Body

Declarations of Interest and Meeting Attendance

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