Our Governors

Andrea Atherton

Chair of Governors

Community Governor

Member

Start of term: 1 November 2015

End of term: 1 November 2019 

Debi Ost

Co-opted Governor

Member

Start of term: 1 July 2017

End of term: 1 July 2020

Link: SEND and Pupil Premium

Andy Lindsay

Co-opted Governor

Start of term: 1 November 2017

End of term: 1 November 2020

Link: Literacy and Numeracy

Mark Proctor

Co-opted Governor

Start of term: 1 February 2019

End of term: 1 February 2023

Paul McCaffery

Co-opted Governor

Start of term: 1 July 2018

End of term: 1 July 2020

Colin Burrows

Community Governor

Member

Start of term: 1 October 2015

End of term: 1 October 2019

Rosemary Panting

Co-opted Governor

Member

Link: Safeguarding and Child Protection

Start of term: 1 November 2016

End of term: 1 November 2020

Paul Taylor

Community Governor

Start of term: 1 November 2016

End of term: 1 November 2020

Carol Walsh

Staff Governor

Start of term: 1 May 2019

End of term: 1 May 2023

Link: Governor Induction and Training

Emma Mills

Headteacher

Ex-Officio Governor

Governors who have left in the last 12 months
Governors who have served in the last 12 months

Aimee Morley

Parent Governor

Start of term: 24 May 2019

End of term:  15 October 2019

Moira Bryan

Headteacher

Ex-Officio Governor

End of term: 31 August 2019

Nigel Reeves

Parent Governor

Start of term: 1 November 2015

End of term: 31 October 2019

Janet Wilson

Staff Governor

Start of term: 1 March 2015

End of term:  1 March 2019

Claire Doherty

Co-opted Governor

Start of term: 1 July 2017

End of term: 1 September 2019

Birchwood Community Academy Trust
Committee Structure

The committees of the governing body are as follows:

Exectutive committee

Colin Burrows (Chair)

Andrea Atherton

Rosemary Panting

Debi Ost

Emma Mills

Terms of reference

Pay committee

Debit Ost (Chair)

Rosemary Panting

Nigel Reeves

Emma Mills

Terms of reference

​Policy committee

Mark Proctor (Chair)

Nigel Reeves

Rosemary Panting

Andrea Atherton

Colin Burrows

Emma Mills

Terms of reference