Our role is to provide a strategic view and ensure each academy is well run overall and for the LGC to act as a ‘critical friend’. To ensure accountability and compliance will all legal and financial requirements. To act as a corporate body, with integrity, objectivity and honesty in the best interests of the both academies individually and collectively.

Local Governing Committee members 2022-23:

Tom Wilkins  Chair & Foundation  15.03.2021 - 15.03.2025
Sian Hunt  Vice-Chair & Parent  17.01.2022 - 17.01.2026
Olwen Brockway  Foundation  01.09.2021 - 01.09.2025
Richard Gay  Foundation  14.11.2022 – 14.11.2026
Annette Corley  Co-opted  01.09.2019 – 01.09.2023
Helen Fielder  SM Head of School Ex Officio  N/A
Hannah Martin  Teaching Staff  01.09.2021 - 01.09.2025
Beverley Morris  WP Head of School Ex Officio  N/A
Katharine Philbrick  Parent  16.05.2022 - 16.05.2026


The Clerk to the LGC may be contacted via:

The Chair of Governors may be contacted via:

Want to become a trustee or a governor?

“Somerset Road Educational Trust (SRET) welcomes applications from anyone interested in either a Trustee role or a Governor role within one of its schools’ Local Governing Committees. If you are interested in joining us, please contact for more information about current vacancies.”

Funding agreements and trust documents can be located here.


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