The Board of Directors will delegate to the Local Governing Body the following responsibilities for supporting the institution and its leadership and management team in improving the:

  • Achievement of pupils
  • Quality of Teaching
  • Behaviour and Safety of students


The Local Governing Body will specifically be expected:

  • To promote and support the vision and direction of the BePART Educational Trust
  • To agree the strategic objectives for the institution and its direction within the framework of the vision of the BePART Educational Trust
  • To develop and monitor the Improvement Plan for the institution
  • To monitor the standards and performance of the institution and all aspects of student support and welfare
  • To monitor teaching, learning and assessment within the institution to ensure that timely improvements are being made.
  • To ensure that an appropriate curriculum is being offered that meets local needs and fits within BePART Educational Trust guidelines.
  • To ensure implementation and closely monitor safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
  • To approve policies and procedures that are specific to the institution
  • To review, monitor, provide advice and constructively challenge, as appropriate.
  • To ensure that Local Governing Body arrangements are conducted effectively.
  • To be responsible to the Directors of the BePART Educational Trust and to comply and act within the Terms of Reference.

Local Governing Body Members

Mike Kilbride

Principal Member

Dr Pete Timmins

Chair Member

Steve Griffiths

Vice Chair Member

Chris Moss

Staff Member

Dr Diahann Gallard


Emily Wagstaff


Cllr Gill Wood


Elizabeth Radley

Parent Member

James King

Staff Member