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Robert Bloomfield

Governing Body

Our Local Governing Body is made up as follows:

Chair of Governors - Tim Barnett - Contact via the clerk - RBA-Clerk@Bestacademies.org.uk

Vice Chair of Governors - Mark Liddiard 

Safeguarding Lead - Valerie Tompson

Principal (Ex Officio Governor) - Sam Farmer

Clerk - Trudy Purslow. Contact via: RBA-Clerk@bestacademies.org.uk

Main Governing Body

  • Lasse Hammer - (Parent Governor) September 2019 - September 2023
  • Mark Liddiard (Trust Governor) January 2020 - January 2024
  • Daniel Gauntlett (Co-opted Governor) March 2017 - March 2021
  • Danny Calmels (Staff Governor) July 2020 - July 2024
  • Emily Wrigglesworth (Staff Governor) January 2020 - January 2024
  • Valerie Tompson (Parent Governor) July 2018 - July 2022
  • Leon Emirali (Co-opted Governor) January 2019 - January 2023
  • Tim Barnett (Co-opted Governor) March 2020 - March 2024
  • Stephen Walker (Co-opted Governor) March 2020 - March 2024
  • Chancellor Chikuruwo (Co-opted Governor) March 2020 - March 2024
  • Craig Smith (Co-opted Governor)  October 2019 - October 2023

Appointing Governors

All Governors are appointed via advert on the school website and parent mail communications to our community. After references and DBS vetting are completed, the Chair of Governors and Principal meet all new prospective members and interview. The full governing Body will then formally ratify this decision. 

More information regarding our Governance can be found on our Statutory Documents page