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Governors

We have a team of seven people 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 full board meetings. The Governors are also responsible each year for auditing the salaries of senior staff. this includes the Headteacher and Chief Executive Officer. 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 :

26th January 2022

16th March 2022

18th May 2022

13th July 2022

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 has retaken on the role of Chair in 2021, she has previously been Chairperson 2007 -2018. Helen is also the lead Governor for Safeguarding and Looked After Children , she leds the Safeguarding Sub-committee and the Education Sub-committees. 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 a member of St Andrews Church PCC.

Barry Austin 

Barry has been a Trustee since 2010, he has been the Chair of Governors 2018-2021.  Barry is led governor for the Financial and Legal Sub-committee and is on the the Health and Safety Sub-committee.

Declaration of Interests-Barry is also a Trustee for the following companies- Ability First International and Chapel House Ministries.

Debbie Austin

Debbie has been on the Board of Governors since 2010. She is on the Education Sub-Committee. Debbie is available for staff pastoral support if needed.

Declaration of Interests- Debbie is also a Trustee of the following companies- Ability First International and Chapel House Ministries.

Julia Wolff

Julia joined the Board of Governors in 2015. Julia is on the Health and Safety Sub-committee and the Finance and Legal Sub-committee. 

Declaration of Interests- St Richards Hospice Employee

Judith Keene

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

Declaration of Interest- Employed by University of Worcester

Geoff Vevers

Geoff joined the Board of Governors in 2021. 

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

Shaun Paskin

Shaun joined the Board of Governors in 2022. He is a remote governor. 

Declaration of Interest- Outreach and Partnerships Manager for Schools For Governors.

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

For further information on the Governors experience and work please click here