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Our Ethos

'We Nurture'
'We Enrich'
'We Inspire'
'We Empower'
'We Achieve Together'


Governing Body

The governing body is a group of volunteers who are committed to delivering the best education for the children of Stonebow.  We work together in providing a strategic direction for the school as well as acting as a critical friend and ensuring accountability. Our role involves monitoring and evaluating the work of the school and asking questions. 

If you wish to speak to a Governor please email the Office in the first instance. 

If your communication is confidential you can email the Chair of Governors direct at

The governing body is made up of a mix of parent, community and staff representatives.  Parent and Staff Governors serve for a period of four years.

DGT = Director, Governor and Trustee.  MDGT = DGT plus also a Member.

Serving members for the school year 2022/23

Name Type Date Appt MDGT Position Attendance 2021/22
Paul Brockless Staff Ex Officio Sept 2017 MDGT Head teacher 12/12
John Hardwick Community 1991 MDGT   10/10
Lindsay Harper Parent 16/3/22 DGT   5/6
Graham Bing Parent Nov 18 DGT Chair 12/12
Allison Bourke Parent 4/2/21 MDGT Vice Chair 7/7

  Resources, Health and Safety Management Committee:

  • John Hardwick (Chair)
  • Paul Brockless
  • Graham Bing
  • Lindsay Harper

  Curriculum Committee:

  • Graham Bing
  • Paul Brockless
  • Allison Bourke (Chair)