Governors come from a variety of backgrounds. We look for people with specific skills or experience to join us, so that we maintain a balance of skills within the overall team. 

The Governing Board 

Mat Cooke – Co-opted. Co-Chair

Lucy White - Parent. Co-Chair

Carl Giacomet - Parent. Vice Chair

Andy Higgs – Headteacher

Rev Steve Newbold – Foundation (Ex-Officio)

Janine Astor– Foundation

Kerry Gaumont – Staff

Vacant – Co-opted

Richard Jones – Co-opted

Paul Weston - LA governor designate

Chris Tomkins - Associate Member

DfE governance record can be accessed here

Contact and Documents

The board can be contacted via the Clerk;


Click here for FGB Minutes

Click here for general board documents including

Governance Statement

Standing Orders

FGB Attendance Record

FGB Business Interests

FGB Instrument of Government

Roles and Responsibilities 

Academic Committee

Lucy White - Chair

Andy Higgs - Headteacher

Kerry Gaumont

Janine Astor

Richard Jones

Business Committee

Mat Cooke - Chair

Andy Higgs - Headteacher

Carl Giacomet

James Morris

Paul Weston

Safeguarding Governor

Janine Astor