Governors – Improvement Board

The Governing Body has a number of duties and responsibilities towards all its stakeholders; students, staff, parents, the local authority and all our partners.

Name Type of Governor
James Stewart Community – Trust Board appointed
Danny Kenny Headteacher
Terry Johnson Community – Trust Board appointed
Simon Witham Trust Board appointed
Chris Fenwick Trust Board appointed
Hannah Craven Trust Board appointed

The role includes:

  • Quality and Standards
  • Ensuring the school fulfils its statutory duties and meets legal requirements
  • Setting challenging targets
  • Ensuring the school has adequate resources to meet the needs of the students and that it uses best value principles in setting its budget
  • Ensuring all students are supported with their transition
  • Leadership
  • Establishing a clear vision for the school and setting the strategic aims
  • Communicating this vision to students, staff. Parents and stakeholders
  • Developing shared values and principles based on an explicit moral purpose
  • Monitoring and evaluating performance and progress
  • Relationships with stakeholders
  • Ensuring the school is accountable to all stakeholders
  • Building and nurturing a close relationship with young people and their families
  • Caring for the welfare of students and staff

The Governing Body is made up of representatives from parents, staff of the school and co-opted members from the community. Representatives are elected for a period of four years. The Governing Body meets to discuss issues concerned with the school. Minutes of the meetings are available for reference at the school. Members of the Governing Body are always willing to discuss school matters and can be contacted via the school office.

The Governing Body has a programme of meetings throughout the school year, and a committee structure that focuses on specific areas of governance:

“The head of school is highly ambitious and determined for all pupils to be the best that they can be.”