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Year October 2016-2017

We have a Federation Governing Body across both Northbourne CEP School and The Downs CEP School. The Governing body is made up of 11 Governors and was re-constituted on 1 September 2016.

Governing Body Membership

Foundation Governors:

Mr Jack Roberts, - Vice Chair of Governors 
Revd Seth Cooper 
Revd David Ridley (Safeguarding 1 September 2016)

LEA Governor: 

Mr Geoff Smith

Parent Governors:

Dr Alison Eyden – The Downs CEP School – Chair of Governors

Mr William Lead - Northbourne CEP School

Vacancy Northbourne CEP School

Staff Governor:

Ms Sarah Graham


Mrs Catherine Karunaratna, Executive Headteacher

Co-opted Governors: (Co-opted For One Year Annually)

Mr Kevin Chidwick
Rev'd Seyan Tills


Associate Members:

Miss Tracy Leighton, Head of School, The Downs CEP School
Mr Frazer Westmorland - Head of School, Northbourne CEP School

Clerk to Governors:

Mrs Ros Russell (KCC Clerk )

Please See Attached Information below about our Governing Body.

Updated 29 November 2016

The Federation of The Downs and Northbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all Governors, staff, volunteers, parents and carers to share this commitment.