Governing Body

Chair of Governors: Jokie Bakker

Clerk: Mrs M Marriott

Appointed Governors

  • Mr David Mason – Chair of Curriculum
  • Mr David Skinner – Chair of Finance and Planning
  • Ms Erica Ford
  • Mrs Justine Evans
  • Dr Jokie Bakker (Chair)
  • Angela Edwards
  • Joyce Birnie
  • Deb Wilson (Vice Chair) – Chair of Personnel and Student Welfare
  • Grev Parmenter
  • Gurcan Fidan
  • Jay Bourne

Staff Governors

  • Mr Keith Defter (Ex Officio as Headteacher)
  • Mr Nicholas Weaver
  • Ms Genny Williams
  • Ms Lucy Whetman

Staff in attendance at governors meetings

  • Mr Bob Linnegar (Associate Head)
  • Mrs Jo Sear (Business Manager)
  • Mrs Emma Amor

All governors are trustees and members of the Governing Body


  • Dr Mari Williams – resigned 31st December 2016
  • Mr Julian Pinn – resigned 10th May 2017
  • Mr Paul Clarke – resigned 22nd May 2017