The Board of Directors is a corporate body who exercises its functions by fulfilling a largely strategic role in the running of the Academy by:

  • Settings aims and objectives for the Academy
  • Adopting policies for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Setting targets for achieving those aims and objectives. The Headteacher has responsibility for the internal organisation, management and control of the Academy and for the implementation of the strategic framework agreed by the Board of Directors. Directors are not involved in the detail of the day-to-day management of the Academy.


The Board of Directors is formed as follows:-

Acting Headteacher:

Mark Lawrence

Parent Directors:

Sue Parry

Staff Directors:

Dawn Copland

Community Directors:

Richard Hunt (Chair of the Board of Directors) , Malcolm Gulliver (Vice Chair), Denise Gommo, John Crew, Pauline Hutchings, Martin Salzer, Colin Thomas

Co-opted Directors

Governance Structure