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Governing Body

The governors may be contacted via Hugh Christie School by email to:, who will then advise you on the best person to speak with.

Information about the organisation and structure of the Governing Body can be accessed here.

Governors are asked to declare conflicts of business interest annually. Please click here to view the latest register.


Governors recognise that meeting attendance is a very important part of their job, if you would like to see the governor's attendance record please click here.

The Governors produce an annual plan for their work - the latest version can be accessed here.

Governors are also responsible for monitoring different parts of the school and its policies. To see the areas each Governor is responsible for, please click here.

Governors are responsible for oversight of the school finances. For information about financial benchmarking, please click here.

Statutory policies and other important information can be found in the policies section of the website.

Interested in being a Governor? Please contact the Clerk, Julia Souter, at the school or visit the KCC website accessible here

Chair (Co-opted Governor)
Lesley Broom (Pupil Premium)

Terri Daters (Primary School Improvement)

Isabel Handyside (Secondary School Improvement)

Other Partnership Governors
Nichola Higham - Careers
Nicolas Heslop
Marion Seymour - Safeguarding

Other Co-opted Governors
Malcolm Cole (Finance & Premises)
Sue Mason (SEND)
Elaine Johnson (Pupil Behaviour, welfare & safety)

Local Authority Governor
Peter Brierley (Leadership, Management & assessment)

Parent Governors
Philippa Blythe (Hugh Christie Parent)
Cilem Dogan (Long Mead Parent)

Staff Governor
Kelly Ala (Hugh Christie)

Lucy Mead (Long Mead)

Associate Governor
Marion Russell

Headteacher Governors
Karen Follows (Long Mead)
Palak Shah (Hugh Christie)

In Attendance
Sarah Stewart (Federation Business Manager)

Clerk of the Governors
Julia Souter

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