The school is currently open as normal.


Local Governing Body

The School Local Governing Body (LGB) consists of 10 members.

If you want to address the Local Governing Body, you can write to: Janet Wood, Chair of Govenors, C/o The School, Burnham Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 6LY or via email: 

Name Appointed By Term of Office

Chair of Governors

Janet Wood

Trust Governor


17/06/2021 - 16/06/2025

Vice Chair

Grant Scott

Community Governor 01/04/2020 - 31/03/2024
Jon de Vries Community Governor 10/03/2020 - 09/03/2024
Karen Jeffery Parent Governor 06/11/2020 - 05/11/2024
Stuart Geddes Community Governor 01/09/2021 - 31/08/2025
Vanessa Lamb Staff Governor 21/06/2022 - 20/06/2026
Stella Little Parent Governor 06/11/2020 - 05/11/2024

Mike Mackrory

Co-opted Governor

01/06/2021 - 31/05/2025

Stephen Mansell


16/10/2022  - 15/10/2026 

Maria Williams Support Staff Governor 17/01/2023 - 16/01/2027

The role of the LGB is:

  • To support the vision of the Chelmsford Learning Partnership Trust 
  • To govern admissions/exclusions/complaints 
  • To monitor and be accountable for standards in the school 
  • Monitoring the educational performance of the school/s and progress towards agreed targets 
  • To act as a critical friend to the school’s Leadership Team 
  • To represent the views of and engage with the local community 
  • To agree a draft budget every year and submit this budget to the trustees 
  • To monitor the performance of the budget 
  • To authorise expenditure up to agreed levels in the Financial Regulations 
  • To ensure that the academy delivers ‘value for money’ 
  • To monitor appointments/appraisals of all academy staff excluding Headteacher/Head of School 
  • To oversee safeguarding procedures 
  • To monitor the School Improvement Plan 
  • To monitor and be accountable for the curriculum provision of the school 
  • To review and determine local policy 
  • To make representations to the board of trustees  
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