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Functions of the governing board:

  • Setting the vision, ethos and strategic direction of the school.

  • Holding the Head Teacher to account for the school’s educational performance.

Should you wish to make contact with any of the governing members of the school, please do so by contacting the school office. ​​

Meet Our Federated Governing Board

Click on each Governor for more information

Alison Benbow

Executive Headteacher

Ex Officio

Shaun Dunkley

Head of School Ex Officio

(Covering Vanessa Lambert)

Abigail Smith

BEP Staff

Staff Governor

Julie Williams

Co-Chair Governors

Charles Burton

Diocesan Lead

Ex Officio

Amy Furniss


Christine Steeple

BCI Staff

Staff Governor

Jessica Stevenson

Parent Governor

Karen Magrath

Head of School Ex Officio

Emily Nutley


George Dowson


Parent Governor

Lee Bell

Parent Governor

Downloadable Documents

LGB Membership

Governance Handbook 2020

Competency Framework for Governance - Jan 2017

Academy Trust Handbook 2023

Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023

Financial Statement


Register of Interests


LGB Dates 2023-2024

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