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The Role of the Governing Body

The local governing body acts in accordance with the scheme of delegation operated by ACES Academies Trust. It is accountable and responsible for the conduct of the school and for promoting high standards. The local governing body aims to ensure that students are attending a successful establishment which provides them with a good education and supports their well-being.

Membership of the local governing body:

The percentage of governors elected by parents may not exceed 34%, though additional parents with specific skills may be co-opted

  • 1 Headteacher Governor
  • Staff Governors (minimum 1, maximum 2), elected by members of staff
  • Parent/Carer Governors (minimum 2, maximum 3), elected by parents/carers
  • Governors co-opted by the Local Governing Body (minimum 2, maximum 6)
  • Governors appointed by the Board of Trustees (One governor of the Hinchingbrooke local governing body will be appointed by the Foundation of Hinchingbrooke School)

Hinchingbrooke School Governors are:

Co-opted Governors  
Mr M Ryder (Chair),  Mr M Coles (Vice Chair),  Mr P Askew,  Mr A Winchcombe,  Mrs V McGregor
Parent Governors
Mr M Shaw,  Mrs E Leach
Foundation Governor
Mr J Brown
Staff Governors
Mr C Woodbury,  Mr B Panther 
Mr M Patterson
Clerk to the Governors
Mrs D Warner

Governors can be contacted via the Clerk