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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

Declaration of Interests (Pecuniary or otherwise)

End of Current Term

Mr Colin Price

(Chair of Governors)

Parent Governor

Safeguarding Link

Governor Training Link

Governing Board

20/11/2018

FGB

Resources  (Chair of Committee)

Progress & Attainment 

Commercial Airline Pilot 20/11/2022

Miss Julie Brandreth

(Vice Chair)

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum Link

Pupil Premium Link

Governing Board

28/01/2020

FGB,

Progress & Attainment  (Chair of Committee)

Governor at Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College.

Chair of Governors at Barnton Community Nursery and Primary School

Retired

27/01/2024

Mr Mike Taylor

Staff Governor

MHS Staff

08/12/2020

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment  

Trustee of the Kaleidoscope Learning Trust

Governor at Oakfield Lodge School

Science Teacher at MHS

07/12/2024

Mr Mike Finney

Co-opted Governor

SEND Link

Governing Board

01/10/1996

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Trustee of the Learning for Life Partnership

Retired

20/05/2023

Mr Simon McGrory

Local Authority

Health & Safety Link

Local Authority

02/12/2010

FGB

Resources

 

03/02/2023

Ms Heidi Thurland

(Headteacher)

Ex-Officio Headteacher

 

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment  

Headteacher (MHS)

N/A

Mr Alan Dixon

Co-opted Governor

Careers / STEM Link

Governing Board

19/10/2020

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Retired 18/10/2024
Miss Catherine Broadhurst

Co-opted Governor

Finance Link

Governing Board

02/11/2020

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Chartered Accountant, Sir John Deane's Sixth Form College, Northwich 01/11/2022
Miss Angela Deakin

Co-opted Governor

GDPR Link

Governing Board

11/01/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Programme Manager

10/01/2025
 

Former Governors (within the last twelve months)

Name of Governor Designation Appointed By Term of Office
Mr Stuart Mayhead Co-opted Governor Governing Body 10/02/2020 - 19/06/2021
Mr Andrew McAdam Staff Governor MHS Staff 29/06/2020 - 09/11/2020
Mr Will Hibbert Co-opted Governor Governing Body 10/12/2010 - 15/10/2020
Mr Andrew Gibson Co-opted Governor Governing Body 20/06/2011 - 14/10/2020
Rev. Simon Drew Co-opted Governor Governing Board 01/09/2011 - 13/10/2020
Mrs Helen Clayton Parent Governor Parents 16/11/2015 - 28/09/2020
Mrs Janet Langford Co-opted Governor  Governing Board 19/05/2019 - 02/07/2020

** 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@mhs.school

 

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