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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 students, 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

SEND Link

Governor Training Link

Health & Safety Link

GDPR Link

Governing Board

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources  (Chair of Committee)

Progress & Attainment 

Commercial Airline Pilot 30/11/2025

Miss Julie Brandreth

(Vice Chair)

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum Link

Pupil Premium Link

Governing Board

01/12/2021

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

30/11/2025

Ms Heidi Thurland

(Headteacher)

Ex-Officio Headteacher

 

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment  

Headteacher (MHS)

N/A

Mr Alan Dixon

Co-opted Governor

Careers / STEM Link

Sustainability Link

Governing Board

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Retired 30/11/2025
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

Careers/STEM Link

Attendance & Behaviour Link

Governing Board

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Programme Manager

30/11/2025
Miss Siobhan Tarbuck

Staff Governor

MHS Staff

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Staff at MHS 30/11/2025
Mrs Natalie Edwards-Clark

Staff Governor

Staff & Student Wellbeing Link

Governing Body

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Staff at MHS 30/11/2025
Mr Peter Taylor

Parent Governor

Safeguarding Link

Parents

01/12/2021

FGB

Resources

Progress & Attainment 

Police Officer 30/11/2025
 

Former Governors (within the last twelve months)

Name of Governor Designation Appointed By Term of Office
Mr Mike Finney Co-opted Governor Governing Body 01/10/1996 - 20/05/2022

** 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 headspa@mhs.school or cprice@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