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Our Ethos

'Respect and Nurture'
'Enrichment from Enthusiasm'
'Inspiration from Perseverance'
'Empowerment through Cooperation'
'Achievement through Concentration'


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 2021/22

Name Type Date Appt MDGT Position Attendance 2020/21
Paul Brockless Staff Ex Officio Sept 2017 MDGT Head teacher 11 out of 12
Tim Willson LA 8/10/15   Resigned 16/9/21 11out of 12
John Hardwick Community 1991 MDGT   10 out of 12
Lindsay Harper Parent 16/3/22 DGT    
Graham Bing Parent Nov 18 DGT Chair 8 out of 8
Hayden Beresford Parent Nov 18   Resigned 3/12/20 5 out of 8
Bina Mistry Staff 02/09/19   Resigned 4/1/22 7 out of 8
Lee Sonde Community 30/09/14   Resigned 30/6/21 12 out of 12
Martin Lees Staff 28/11/16   Resigned 6/4/22 7 out of 8
Kerry Eason Parent 4/2/21 DGT Ceased 31/3/22 2 out of 2
Barnie Choudhury Co-opted 11/02/20 DGT Resigned 24/3/21 3
Allison Bourke Parent 4/2/21 MDGT Vice Chair 3

  Resources Management Committee:

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

  Curriculum Committee:

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

Health & Safety

  • Paul Brockless