Governing Body

The Trustees of the Garwood Foundation have established a Governing Body for the School. The purposes of the Body are set out in the adopted Terms of Reference which are available on request. The Governing Body is a committee of the Board of Trustees and exercises functions on its behalf.

Governing Body:

  • Dr. Carole Nicholson – Head Teacher
  • Lee Bennett – Director of Services
  • Richard Jeffries – Chair of Governors: Trustee Governor
  • Jackie Sanders – Trustee Governor
  • Michelle Fitzgerald – Parent Governor
  • Philip Rawes – Parent Governor
  • Janet Wilson – Community Governor

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  • Frank Newton – Interim Chairman
  • John Newton – Honorary Treasurer
  • Robin Adams
  • Charlotte Cooper
  • Jackie Sanders
  • Richard Jeffries – Chairman of Governing Body, Rutherford School
  • Ian Trumper
  • Elizabeth Thomas
  • Richard Bateman