Academy members

Name Position Trustee Term Completes
Ms Jane Farrell Chair of Governors 22.09.2025
Ms Margaret Allen
Mr Vic Daniels
Mr Howard Freed
Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford JP


Mr Roy Blatchford CBE Nominated Safeguarding Governor 27.09.2025
Ms Jane Farrell 22.09.2025
Mr Yasser el Gabry 31.08.2022
Mr Steve Gough 14.11.2025
Rt Hon. David Laws 31.03.2026
Ms Louisa Mitchell Nominated SEND Governor 20.03.2026
Dr Vanessa Ogden 27.09.2025
Mr Adrian Percival Chair of Finance & Resources 27.09.2025
Ms Teresa Tunnadine CBE Chair of Standards 27.09.2025
Mr Ed Vainker 31.03.2026
Mr David Chappell Academy Head / ex officio N/A
Samantha Cockroft Parent elected 03.05.2023
Melanie Wolfe Parent elected 03.05.2023

Chair of Governors: Ms Jane Farrell:

Clerk to the Governors: Mr Stewart Harper:

Safeguarding governor: Mr Roy Blatchford

SEND governor: Ms Louisa Mitchell


Finance & Resources 

Adrian Percival (Chair), David Chappell, Steve Gough, Bruce Powell


Teresa Tunnadine (Chair), Jane Farrell, Vanessa Ogden, David Chappell


Jane Farrell (Chair), Yasser el Gabry, Teresa Tunnadine, Dr Vanessa Ogden

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