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Governors

We have a team of five governors currently on our Board of Trustees/Governors. The full Board of Governors meet half- termly to discuss progress, make strategic decisions, oversee safeguarding and to hold the management team to account. The Headteacher and Chief Executive Officer attend the full Board meetings. The Governors are also responsible each year for auditing the salaries of senior staff, this includes the Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher and Chief Executive Officer.

The Governors abide by the Instrument of Government

 

Various sub-committee meetings meet throughout the year to undertake reviews for the area for which they are responsible. 

The dates of forthcoming full Board of Governors meetings are :

27th November 2023

22nd January 2024

18th March 2024

13th May 2024

8th July 2024

If you wish to contact the Chair of Governors please send a letter to Chair of Governors, C/o Bridge Business Centre, Sixways Industrial Estate, Barnards Green Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3NB or email helenattree@bridgeschoolmalvern.org

Terms of Service are reviewed every four years.

Helen Attree – Chairperson 

Helen resumed the role of Chair in 2021, she has previously been Chairperson 2007 -2018. Helen is also the lead governor for Children Looked After, SEN and Alternative Provision. She leds the Health and Safety Sub-committee and and Finance Sub-committee and is on the Education Sub-committee. Helen also helps with fundraising for the Bridge and has a stall at the Hanley Swan Market once a month.

Declaration of Interests-Helen is employed by St Andrews Church PCC.

She is also Chair of the Proprietorial Body.

Contact at:

 

Unit 2, Hanley Workshops

Hanley Road, Hanley Swan

Worcestershire

WR8 0DX

 

Telephone: 01684 311632

email: helenattree@bridgeschoolmalvern.org

Geoff Vevers- Vice Chair

Geoff joined the Board of Governors in 2021. Geoff is the lead governor for safeguarding. 

Declaration of Interest- Company Director and Charity Trustee for The Furzedown Youth Centre 

Judith Keene

Judith joined the Board of Governors in 2015. Judith is the lead governor on the Education and Behaviour Sub-committee and is on the HR Sub-committee.

Declaration of Interest- Employed as Director of Library at the University of Worcester

Sarah Slater

Sarah joined the Board of Governors in 2023. She is on the Education Sub-committee. Sarah is a retired teacher, with previous experience as Head of Maths and Middle Management. 

Declaration of Interest- None

Julie Taylor

Julie joined the Board of Governors in 2023. She is on the Safeguarding Sub-committee. Julie is Head of School of Nursing at Midwifery and Professor of Child Protection at Birmingham University. 

Declaration of Interest- Member of Royal College of Nursing and European Academy of Nursing Science. 

All Governors hold an Enhanced DBS check and have completed induction training and safeguarding training.

For further information on Register of Interests and governors experience and employment please click here

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