This year the theme was genetic engineering & BFS came Runners-Up – Congratulations to all involved
The Governing Body is a committee of the Trust – Advantage Schools. Its role is to oversee the strategic direction of the school and it is made up of the following people. You can also see the members of the Trust below.
|Nigel Syson (Chair of Governors)||Member Appointed Governor/ Trustee|
|Kirsty Loveday||Vice Chair|
|Elizabeth Arden||Co-opted Governor/Trustee|
|Paul Messam||Co-opted Governor|
|Rupinder Judge||Co-opted Governor|
|Dave West||Parent Governor|
|Kerrie Rennnie||Parent Governor|
|Michael Cox||Staff Governor|
|Alice Damon||Staff Governor|
|Rebecca Silliker||Clerk to Governors|
|Ryan Tobias||Vice Chair|
|Bridget Edge||Company Secretary|
Governors play an important role in the life of the school. Their main function is to ensure that the school improves so that the highest standards possible are achieved in all aspects of school life. The Principal and the staff are responsible for the day-to-day running of the school. They work hard to implement the School Improvement Plan. It is the responsibility of the governors to challenge and support the school in its ways of achieving the best for students.
Governors’ duties include:
If you would like any further information about the governing body please contact Bridget Edge at the school or via email: email@example.com
|Governor||Role||Pecunary Interest||Term of Office||13/09/2017||04/10/2017||13/12/2017||21/02/2018||02/05/2018||04/07/2018|
|Stuart Lock||Executive Principal||Director at Northampton Primary Trust||Sep-17||–||P||P||P||P||P||P|
|Nigel Syson (Chair)||Member appointed||Employed by Haines Watts (SEM) Ltd||Sep-18||Oct-22||P||P||P||P||P||P|
|Kirstie Loveday (Vice Chair)||Trustee appointed||Employed by Milton Keynes County Council||Oct-16||Oct-20||P||P||P||P||P||P|
|Michael Cox||staff||None declared||Dec-17||Nov-21||–||–||P||P||P||P|
|Eliabeth Arden||Trustee appointed||Employed by LASS Law until Jan 2019. Bedford Leader of Governance||Jul-18||Aug-22||P||P||P||P||A||P|
|Paul Messam (Safeguarding)||Trustee appointed||Wife Deputy Head in Northampton County Council school||Dec-17||Dec-21||–||–||P||P||P||P|
|Rupinder Judge||Trustee appointed||Consults to Chiltern Learning Trust||Jun-17||Jul-21||P||P||P||P||P||P|
|David West||Parent Governor||Employed by Openreach Ltd||Jul-18||Jul-22||–||–||–||–||–||P|
|Alice Damon||staff||None declared||Jul-18||Jul-22||–||–||–||–||–||P|
|Kerrie Rennie||Parent Governor||None declared||Jan-19||Jan-23||–||–||–||–||–||–|
|Joanne Morey||Trustee appointed||Employed at Great Denham Primary||May-17||Feb-18||P||A||A||–||–||–|
|Caroline Kirby||Trustee appointed||None declared||Nov-13||Oct-17||A||A||–||–||–||–|
|David Hill||Trustee appointed||Director David Hill Wealth Management. Co- opted member of Endowment committee at Harpur Trust. Spouse employed by Challenger Multi-Academy Trust||Apr-17||Sep-17||P||–||–||–||–||–|
|Lorna Godden||Trustee appointed||None declared||Jan-14||Sep-17||–||–||–||–||–||–|
RT @SamC_66: @BFSdrama_music @StuartLock @elstowsch They were amazing! I was the proudest head!
RT @BFSdrama_music: Thank you to @elstowsch for my lovely flowers. It has been a pleasure to work with the year 6’s the last 2 terms and I…
RT @BFS_sport: Well done to @bedsfreeschool Cardington Dolphins who won the BFS sports day for the second year running! 10CD at their last…
RT @ExpeditionsBfs: Heading back to the centre. All very tired and hungry after a long and successful day climbing.
Here is the route we to…
RT @ExpeditionsBfs: All of us - including Mrs Herron - are wet suited up and have our helmets on and are setting off to go gorge walking.
RT @ExpeditionsBfs: Pupils have all cleaned the dining room and hoovered their rooms (the boys' rooms were the messiest 😱).
RT @ExpeditionsBfs: All of the @bedsfreeschool trip have made it to the top of Snowdon. Courageous climbing. Very proud teachers.
RT @KitchenTableSew: Despite our best efforts, we didn't win the canoe race. We lost. Badly. https://t.co/mns1AbiI6G
RT @ExpeditionsBfs: We've all arrived! https://t.co/r69ezUbKGv