Who We Are




Governor Name


Mrs Deborah Packham



Mrs Carol Blandford

Staff Governor (Teaching Assistant)

 Named Policy Compliance and Link Governor, who is the ‘link’ between the local authority and the governing body, with particular interest in promoting governor training and development.

Mrs Blandford’s current term of office ends on 1 March 2022

Mr Duncan Crow

Local Authority Appointed Governor

Joint Vice-Chair of Governors. Named Finance Governor, Treasurer of the Governing Body and member of Pay Committee.

Mr Crow’s current term of office ends on 23 September 2020

Mr Hywel Thomas

Parent Governor

Chair of Governors. Member of Pay and Admissions Committees. Named Maths and Safeguarding/Safer Recruitment Governor

Mr Thomas’ term of office ends on 14 October 2022

Mrs Gemma Adam

Parent Governor

Named Health & Safety Governor.

Mrs Adam’s term of office ends on 20 November 2021

Reverend Richard Poole

Foundation Ex-Officio

 Vicar in charge of The parish of Furnace Green, St Andrew, Crawley.

Named Spiritual Development and RE Governor and member of Admissions and Pay Committees

Dr Richard Quirk

Foundation Governor

 Member of Headteacher’s Performance Panel and named English Governor.

Dr Quirk’s term of office ends on 19 May 2022

Mr Alex Collins

Foundation Governor

Named SEND and Website Compliance Governor. Member of Admissions Committee

Mr Collins’ term of office ends on 13 March 2021

Mr Mike Cordery

Foundation Governor

 Joint Vice-Chair of Governors. Member of Headteacher’s Performance Panel and named EYFS and Science Governor.

Mr Cordery’s term of office ends on 24 March 2019

Mrs Anita McGuinness

Clerk to Governors

Not a governor but works with the Governing Body to provide administrative support, together with advice and guidance on governance, powers, constitutional and procedural matters and any legislative changes


Governor Details and Attendance at Meetings 2017-18