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Name Status in addition to being a member Notes
Gareth Jones Also Trustee - Chair of Governors Member whilst being Chair

Jason Hart

Also Trustee - Vice Chair of Governors Member whilst being Chair
Therese Mostowfi Member Therese was headteacher of The Firs for many years. She has served as headteacher of Alameda, as well as having considerable experience working for the Local Authority in the School Improvement Team. In more recent years and until very recently, she was our School Improvement Partner, here at The Firs.
Sandra Evans Member Sandra is an ex Chair of Governors at The Firs and has very wide experience training and supporting development in the business world and in education.
Max Wiseberg Member Max is an ex Governor at The Firs, who has also served on the Governing body at Alameda. He also runs his own very successful local business.


Name Status Position held on Governing body
Lizzie Barnicoat Clerk to Governors  
Adam Campbell Headteacher  
Phillip Clarke Co-opted  
Laura Gilson Elected parent Chair of Human Resources Committee
Louise Haigh Co-opted parent  
Jason Hart Co-opted parent Vice Chair of Governors / Chair of Curriculum & Achievement Committee
Gareth Jones Co-opted parent Chair of Governors
Paul McKinney Co-opted parent  
Fran Sherry Staff  
Jonathan Wilson Elected parent Chair of Environment & Finance Committee

Additional Members of Committees

Name Status Committee Role
Kerry Mercer Assistant Head / SLT C&A Advising on aspects of curriculum and pupil progress
Sue A'Court Office Manager / SLT HR Advising on attendance, safeguarding, admissions and HR issues
Celia Bennett Business Manager / SLT E&F Advising on finance and premises issues

For more information on our Governing Body, please download the Pdf below: