Governors

The Governing Body is responsible for the running of the school, along with the Headteacher.

The Bliss Charity School has an active Governing Body made up of 12 Governors. They meet once a term (at least 3 times a year) as a Full Governing Body.  The Governing Body has two committees – Curriculum and Resources – which meet once a term.  All the Governors are one of these committees. 

Some Governors are also class-linked, reviewing the curriculum for that year group and monitoring pupil outcomes.  Some governors also provide strategic monitoring for areas of the School Development Plan.  

To contact a member of the governing body please contact the office.

Full Name

Governor Type

Start Date

End Date

Governor

Responsibility

Mrs Lynsey Anderson

Lynsey A

Staff (Elected)

01/09/2021

30/08/2025

 Staff governor

Curriculum committee

 

Mr Aubrey Applewhaite

aubrey plain picture 

Foundation

01/11/2020

31/10/2024

Vice chair

Curriculum committee chair

PE & Sports Premium

Strategy Curriculum Leadership 

 

Miss Natasha Douce

 

Parent

(Elected)

29/09/2021

 

28/09/2025

 

Resources committee

 

Mrs Amy Edwards

 

Foundation

 07/07/2021

06/07/2025

 

 Resources committee 

Anti-Bullying - All Together' Programme

Class Reception

Mrs Melanie Hastings

 Mel

Foundation

01/09/2020

31/08/2024

Resources committee 

Mathematics

- numerical fluency and reasoning challenges

Class 2

 

 

Mrs Sherry Hornagold-Prosser

 Sherry

Foundation

12/10/2018

11/10/2022

 

Chair of Governors

Curriculum committee

Resources committee 

Class 6

 

Mrs Trudy Lewis

 Trudy

Parent

(Elected)

04/07/2018

03/07/2022

Parent governor

Resources committee chair

Environmental awareness and sustainability

- 'Eco-Schools'

 PSHE - meeting statory requirements for

Relationships Education and Health Education

Class 4

 

Ms Nicki Maddock

Nicki

Foundation

25/09/2021

24/09/2025

Curriculum committee

Pupil Premium governor 

SEND governor

English - reading and writing boys

Class 3 & Class 5

 

Mrs Philippa Ruck

Philippa

LEA

15/12/2017

14/12/2021

 Curriculum committee

Safeguarding, Child protection

& LAC governor

Healthy eating and physical activity

- 'Healthy School's Rating Scheme'

 Class 1

 

Mrs Lynn Adey

Lynn

Clerk

01/09/2005

   

Mr Shaun Carter

Mr Carter

Head

01/01/2017

   

Governors who have stepped down in the last 12 months:

Mr Ashley Thompson - Foundation - 25/09/2017 - 20/07/2021

Mrs Karen Teago - Foundation - 07/02/2019 - 20/07/2021

Mrs Ursula McKechnie - Parent -  31/10/2016 - 30/10/2020