Our members

Viv Hughes – Member

Date of Appointment: 25/02/2016

Viv has a passion for the innovative education of SEND and SEMH children and young people. Since becoming a Parent Governor 11 years ago, Viv has gained extensive expertise and widespread knowledge and experience of governance. As a Chair, she has grown and led school governance to Ofsted ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ ratings. Her leadership philosophy ensures that all governors are very knowledgeable and highly competent to thrive without her at the helm. Viv was appointed a NLG in 2015. Viv was an All-through MAT Trustee before resigning to focus on BEST. Any spare time is devoted to gardening and house restoration.

Carrie Irvine – Member

Date of Appointment: 25/07/2018

Joanna  Last – Member

Date of Appointment: 25/07/2018

Mark Merriam – Member

Date of Appointment: 25/07/2018

Stephen Watts – Member

Date of Appointment: 20/02/2017