Ms Adele Pearson-Atkinson

Co-chair of Governors

Start date 8.1.19
Ms Pearson-Atkinson is Headteacher of Hope Wood Academy, a Special School in Peterlee, Durham.
She is our Governor for Special Needs and sits on the Curriculum committee.

Mr Rupert Wailes-Fairbairn

Vice Chair of Governors PCC Foundation

Start date 22.11.12 - 21.11.24

Mr Wailes- Fairbairn is the Divisional Director of Lycetts, Rural Insurance.
Resources Committee, Curriculum Committee

Rev Charlotte Osborne


Start Date 10.2.21 - 9.2.25
Curriculum Committee
RE & Collective Worship

Mrs Kathryn Watson

PCC Foundation Governor

Start date 9.12.21 - 8.12.25
Curriculum Committee

Mrs Watson is a Freelance Education researcher.
She was a parent at the school and is an active member of the Church.

Mr David Speakman

Parent Governor

Start Date March 2023
Resources Committee

Mr Matthew Lockie

Parent Governor

Start Date March 2023
Curriculum Committee

Mr Keith Gribbin

Co-chair of Governors PCE Foundation Governor

Start date 10.3.20 - 9.3.24
Mr Gribbin is a civil servant and his children attended Ford School.
Resources Committee
Headteacher Appraisal

Mr Andrew Joicey

DBE Foundation Governor

Start date 20.10.03 - 31.8.25

The Honourable Andrew Joicey is a farmer at New Etal Farm and his children attended the school.
Resources Committee, Health and Safety, Head Teacher Appraisal

Mrs Anne Morning

Start date 1.9.17 - 31.8.25
Staff Governor - School Finance Officer and Catering Manager
Resources Committee (Finance)

Mrs Margaret Murray

DBE Foundation Governor

Start date 4.10.19 - 3.10.23
Mrs Murray is a farmer at Kentstone Farm. Her children attend Ford school and she is also a member of the PTA.
Curriculum Committee
Head Teacher Appraisal

Mrs Gemma Douglas

DBE Foundation Governor

Start date 9.12.21 - 8.12.25
Resources committee
Mrs Douglas was the Project manager of the Glendale Gateway Trust in Wooler.
Her children attend Ford School and she is also a member of the PTA.

All parties have declared interests, including where they have none. All interests that exist have been recorded on the register.
Currently none of our Governors has any pecuniary interests.