Governing Board

Wilmslow High School is a local authority maintained community school.

As such, its Governing Board is comprised of governors drawn from different constituencies:

  • parent governors
  • staff governors
  • local authority governors
  • co-opted governors
  • ex-officio – the headteacher has chosen to be a governor by virtue of their office

The Governing Board is constituted as detailed here.

Click here for the school’s details on the DfE’s Get Information About Schools website

Currently the membership of the Governing Board is as follows:

NameTypeAppointed byCommittees and Positions (Note 1)Term of OfficeDetails (Note 2)Required Meetings (Note 3)Attended Meetings (Note 4)
Mr Jim CaulkettCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB (Chair), F&R, P28 Oct 2020 – 27 Oct 2025FVROA108
Mr David BennettCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, F&R, P (Chair), LSS01 Sep 2019 – 31 Aug 2023FVROA1312
Mr Chris BerryCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, F&R, P27 Nov 2017 – 26 Nov 2025FVROA109
Mr Mike BowdenCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, F&R, P01 Sep 2019 – 31 Aug 2023FVROA107
Mr Sam BeythounLocal AuthorityLocal AuthorityFGB, F&R, P, LSS11 Oct 2021 – 10 Oct 2025FVROA139
Mr Peter CrouchCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, LSS (Chair)14 Nov 2016 – 13 Nov 2024FVROA, BI87
Mrs Afshan KhanParentParentsFGB, F&R01 March 2021 – 28 Feb 2025FVROA108
Mr Martin KinseyCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, F&R (Chair), P, LSS14 Nov 2016 – 13 Nov 2024FVROA1311
Mrs Julia McHargStaffStaffFGB, F&R,LSS, P14 Dec 2020 – 14 Dec 2024FVROA1310
Mr Jonathan MoakesCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB (Vice-Chair), F&R, LSS14 Nov 2016 – 13 Nov 2024FVROA1211
Mr Tom MurrayCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, LSS28 Oct 2020 – 27 Oct 2025FVROA, BI86
Ms Ruth PowleyHeadteacherEx-officioFGB, F&R, LSS, P01 January 2023 –FVROA00
Mrs Diane RoundParentParentsFGB, LSS01 March 2021 – 28 Feb 2025FVROA88
Mrs Jane ShawCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, LSS1 Dec 2017 – 30 Nov 2025FVROA86
Mrs Maureen SuttonCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB, LSS, P01 Sep 2019 – 31 Aug 2023FVROA97
Ms Angela YoreCo-optedGoverning BoardFGB21 Jan 2019 – 20 Jan 2026FVROA54

Note 1 – Committees and Abbreviations 

FGB – Full Governing Board
F&R – Finance & Resources
P – Pay
LSS – Learning and Student Support

Note 2 – Details

FVROA – Full voting rights on all, FGB and all committees
BI – Business Interests
R – Relationship to school staff member (e.g. spouse, partner, relative)

Note 3 – Meetings

No. of meetings required to attend based on committee membership in 12 months to 31 August 2022

Note 4  – Meetings

No. of meetings actually attended in 12 months to 31 August 2022

Former Governors (within last 12 months)

NameTypeAppointed byCommittees and Positions (Note 1)Term of OfficeDetails (Note 2)
James PulleHeadteacherEx-officioFGB, F&R, P1 April 2015- 31 December 2022FVROA, R


NameTypeAppointed byCommittees and Positions (Note 1)Term of OfficeDetails (Note 2)Required Meetings (Note 3)Attended Meetings (Note 4)

Constituted composition of Governing Board

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Communication with the Governing Board should be directed through the Clerk to the Governing Board, Mrs Helen O’Sullivan

She can be contacted by email on or though phoning school on 01625 526191.