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The Governing Body is made up as follows:

  • 3 Parent Governors
  • 1 Staff Governor
  • 1 Local Authority (LA) Governor
  • 2 co-Headteachers
  • 6 co-opted Governors


Chair of Governors/Stakeholder Engagement & Newsletters Mrs Jo Johnson
Vice Chair/ KS1 Ms Lucy Edwards
Chair of Resources Committee/Data Protection Officer / Website/Health & Safety Mr Darren Freeman
Chair of School Development Committee Mr Liam Willimott
Interim Co-Headteachers/ Governor Day Arrangements Mrs Danni Harte
Ms Michelle Green
SEND/Inclusion/CLA/Early Years Mrs Angela Goonetilleke
Upper KS2 Mr William Brooks
CP/Safeguarding/eSafety and Governor Training Mrs Lisa Pratchett
Equality Review/Governor Day Arrangements Mrs Dani Harte
Lower KS2/ Pupil Premium Mr Eddie Tunnah
To be confirmed Ms Katie Shapiro
To be confirmed Vacancy


Name Date of Appointment Term of Office Date of Stepping Down Category Appointing Body Business and Pecuniary Interests Other
William Brooks 04/01/2016 4 Years 03/01/2020 Parent Parent Community Child at Highwood School
Jo Johnson 25/05/2016 4 Years 24/05/2020 Co-opted Governing Body Owner of a local cafe
Liam Willimott 20/05/2017 4 Years 17/05/2021 Staff Governor School Staff Teacher at Highwood
Danielle Harte 21/09/2017 4 Years 20/09/2021 Co-opted Governing Body Appointed as a member of staff 01/09/18
Lisa Pratchett 22/11/2017 4 years 18/09/2022 Local Authority Governing Body None
Darren Freeman 19/10/2017 4 Years 13/12/2021 Co-opted Governing Body None
Angela Goonetilleke 23/11/2018 4 Years 22/11/2022 Parent Governing Body Children at Highwood School
Lucy Edwards 23/11/2018 4 Years 22/11/2022 Parent Governing Body Children at Highwood School
Eddie Tunnah 21/05/2019 4 Years 21/05/2023 Co-opted Governing Body None
Vikas Gaur 21/05/2019 4 Years 19/09/2019 Co-opted Governing Body None
Katie Shapiro 17/07/2019 4 Years 17/07/2023 Co-opted Governing Body None