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Middlewich High School

Excellence in Learning – Achievement for All

Governance

Welcome to the Governors Pages

Our Governing Board provides three core functions:

1.       Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction

2.       Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff, and

3.       Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.

 

The Board is made is made up of the following members:

Name of  Governor

Designation

Appointed By

Committees

Business / Pecuniary Interests

End of Current Term

Mr Andrew Gibson

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

20/06/2011

FGB, Behaviour, Safety & Inclusion, Leadership & Management.

Chair of Governors at Byley CP School

Solicitor – Employment & Education Law

20/05/2023

Mr Andrew McAdam

 

Staff Governor

MHS Staff

29/06/2020

FGB,  Learning, Progress & Achievement

Science Teacher at MHS

28/06/2024

Mrs Helen Clayton

Parent Governor

Parents

 

16/11/2015

FGB,  Behaviour, Safety & Inclusion, Learning, Progress & Achievement

Youth Support Worker

15/11/2022

Rev. Simon Drew

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

01/09/2011

FGB,  Behaviour, Safety & Inclusion, Learning, Progress & Achievement

Incumbent at St Michael's Church, Middlewich

20/05/2023

Mr Mike Finney

 

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

 

01/10/1996

FGB, Leadership & Management, Learning, Progress & Achievement

Retired

20/05/2023

Mr Will Hibbert

Co-opted Governor

Governing Board

 

10/12/2010

FGB, Behaviour, Safety & Inclusion, Learning, Progress and Achievement

Retired

20/05/2023

Mr Simon McGrory

Local Authority

Local Authority

02/12/2010

FGB, Leadership & Management, 

 

03/02/2023

Mr Colin Price

(Chair of Governors)

Parent Governor

Governing Board

20/11/2018

FGB, Leadership & Management, Learning, Progress & Achievement

Commercial Airline Pilot

20/11/2022

Ms Heidi Thurland

(Headteacher)

Ex-Officio Headteacher

 

Attends all committee meetings

Headteacher (MHS)

N/A

Miss Julie Brandreth

(Vice Chair)

Co-Opted Governor

Governing Board

28/01/2020

FGB, Leadership & Management, Learning, Progress & Achievement

Chair of Governors at Barnton Community Nursery & Primary School and Governor at Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College.

Retired

27/01/2024
Mr Stuart Mayhead Co-Opted Governor

Governing Board

10/02/2020

FGB,  Behaviour, Safety & Inclusion, Leadership & Management. Chair of Middlewich Youth Engagement Group, Governor at Middlewich Primary School, Exam Invigilator at Middlewich High School.  09/02/2024
 

Former Governors (within the last twelve months)

Name of Governor Designation Appointed By Term of Office
Mrs Janet Langford Co-opted Governor  Governing Board 19/05/2019 - 02/07/2020
Mr Chris Chapman Co-opted Governor Governing Board 19/05/2019 - 18/05/2020
Mr Iain Wilson Staff Governor MHS Staff 22/02/2018 - 11/05/2020
Mrs Jane Rapuano Co-opted Governor Governing Board 21/11/2018 - 21/05/2019
Mr Jonathan Williams Co-Opted Governor Governing Board 25/09/2018 - 06/09/2019

** Interest of governors who have resigned or whose term has ended must remain on the log for 12 months after they left.

 

If you wish to contact any of the Governors please email clerk@middlewichhigh.cheshire.sch.uk

 

Copies of the Part 1 minutes from any of the Governing Body and Sub-Committee meetings are available upon request. Please email clerk@middlewichhigh.cheshire.sch.uk stating which minutes you would like to receive a copy of. 

To view the school's financial benchmarking against other schools in England, please click on the following link:

https://schools-financial-benchmarking.service.gov.uk/school/detail?urn=111410&openOnly=true