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Local School Committee/Governance

The Chair of the Local School Committee is Mrs Pat Lewis-Badgett (

The members of the Local School Committee come from a wide range of backgrounds and have very varied skills and experience - from the world of education and outside. 

Non-staff Committee Members

Pat Lewis-Badgett
(Foundation Chair)

Parent Governor
Brian Puttock

Parent Governor
Gayle Beare


Marion Stewart-Smith
(Vice Chair)

Oliver Tyne

Oliver Tyne


Bob Ponchaud



  • All continue to undergo training, especially in areas of governance in which they have a particular interest.

  • All are linked to particular aspects of the School and monitor progress towards the School's Development Plan. 

  • Some, in addition to their role as a governor, give time to the School to provide support for learning.


Initio Learning Trust

Please click the logo above to access the Initio Learning Trust Governance structure and Member and Trustee biographies.