Our Governors

Our Governing Board is currently made up of the following:

  • 1 LA Governor
  • Headteacher
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 4 Parent Governors
  • 2 Co-opted Governors
  • 2 Associate Governors
  • with current vacancies for 2 Co-opted Governors

Our Governors’ names and details are as follows:

Chair of Governors:                  currently vacant


Vice Chair of Governors:         Jenny Jackson

Parent Governor – Appointment term until:  22/10/2021

Health and Safety Governor:   Phillip Dowell

Co-opted Governor – Appointment term until:  21/11/2022

Therapy Governor:                    Keren Ashenden

Co-opted Governor – Appointment term until:  07/12/2022

Safeguarding Governor:                           Amanda Braithwaite

Staff Governor – Appointment term until:  27/01/2022

Anti-Bullying Governor:          Colleen Thomas

Parent Governor – Appointment term until:  12/10/19

Parent Governor:                      Katie Brewer

Appointment term until:  24/09/2022

Parent Governor:                      Marie Butler

Appointment term until:  24/09/2022

Associate Governors:                Dave Jones, Mandy Lee,


The Governing Board delegates some of its business to committees which cover the following areas:

Teaching and Learning / Community Links / Complaints  Committee – Chair:  John McPherson

Considers matters relating to:  Teaching and Learning – Pupil Peformance and Progress – Behaviour – School/Parent relationships – Appeals Committee

Resource Management Committee – Chair:  Jen Jackson

Considers matters relating to:  Finance – Personnel – Premises – Health and Safety

Pay Committee – Chair:  John McPherson

Considers matters relating to:  Pay and Performance Management of teachers (not the Headteacher)

School Development Committee – Chair:

Considers matters relating to:  overall School Development/Improvement planning – Public Relations, Publicity and Marketing



As holders of public office our governors agree to operate by a number of principles and procedures and they must also declare any business or personal interest in relation to their role at Peak School.  Please find below our Governing Board Code of Practice, the Register of Interests and also more information on our committee structure.

download Register of Interests
download Committee Framework
download Code of Practice

Every pupil can fulfil their potential within the unique PEAK curriculum, making learning motivating and relevant. This will be achieved through team work, dedication, patience and respect. We encourage our pupils, families and others to be involved every step of the way.

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