GOVERNANCE

The information below gives a brief overview of the governance related to Stephenson Studio School. Our sponsor is Stephenson College and our Board of Trustees is chaired by the college principle.

Our board is currently made up of the following members:

Name Position Specialism
NIGEL LEIGH CHAIR COMPANY MEMBER, PROPOSER TRUSTEE, PRINCIPAL STEPHENSON COLLEGE
GORDON TACEY COMPANY MEMBER VISION AND STRATEGY, EDUCATION MANAGEMENT
WILLIAM DEVITT COMPANY MEMBER FINANCE AND AUDIT
SYLVIA ROYLE COMPANY SECRETARY FINANCE
KEITH HOBBS HEAD TEACHER
SIMON KIBBLE PROPOSER TRUSTEE TEACHING AND LEARNING, QUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT
PETER SCALES PROPOSER TRUSTEE TEACHING AND LEARNING, TEACHER TRAINING
ROBERT KELLY CO-OPTED TRUSTEE CURRICULUM AND STRATEGY, EDUCATION MANAGEMENT
KATHY WOOD PROPSER TRUSTEE EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE
CHRIS NICHOLLS CO-OPTED TRUSTEE EDUCATION AND SAFEGUARDING
LENA MULLANEY STAFF TRUSTEE
GILLON TOMPKINS PARENT TRUSTEE

Proposer Trustees were appointed by the Stephenson College Board of Governors
Co-opted Trustees were appointed by the Board of Trustees
Parent Trustees are elected by the current student’s parents
Staff Trustees are elected by the School staff

All board members are expected to abide by Code of Practice for School Governors (see www.nga.uk for further details)