The Board of Governors is responsible for the overall strategic management and development of the school. The members of the Board work collectively as a group and are accountable to the wider community for the delivery of the best possible educational, pastoral and support service. They are responsible for ensuring that the overall structure is fit for purpose and consistent with the school’s charitable objectives. The conduct of affairs is delegated to the Head and members of the Senior Management Team and the Board of Governors monitor performance in the light of an agreed framework.
The Board are selected from a wide range of commercial and professional backgrounds with the aim to achieve a balanced and effective team with all key areas of responsibility covered. Members of the Governing body provide their services free of charge and the current membership is as listed below.
Chair of GovernorsJoined the Board in 2012Shirley has a background in personal taxation with a firm of Chartered AccountantsMember of Finance and Health and Safety CommitteeGovernor responsible for ComplianceFormer St David’s parent
Joined Board in 2008Chair of Governors 2010-2020Douglas was a Partner with a firm of Chartered AccountantsChair of Finance Committee
Joined Board in 2012Chris is Head of a local Independent Senior School
Joined Board in 2013Jenny is a Chartered AccountantMember of Finance Committee
Joined Board in 2013Michelle has a background in Human ResourcesGovernor responsible for Inclusion and PoliciesFormer St David’s parent
Mrs Ann StranackJoined Board in 2015Ann is a Former Head of St David’sPrevious Early Years InspectorGovernor responsible for Early Years
Joined Board in 2018Sally is Bursar at a local Independent IAPS SchoolMember of Finance Committee
Joined Board in 2019David is a Deputy Head at a local Independent Senior SchoolGovernor responsible for Safeguarding
Joined Board in 2020Cat is a registered Social Worker Governor responsible for PoliciesFormer St David’s parent
“The quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements is excellent”
The Independent Schools Inspectorate, 2018
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