Quethiock School is a member of the St Barnabas Multi-Academy Trust. We share a Local Governing Body with Braddock C of E School and this represents parents, community and foundation. The Academy is led by a Board of Directors and an Executive Principal.

St Barnabas Church of England Multi Academy Trust – Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the St Barnabas Multi Academy Trust have statutory responsibility for the governance of the six schools in the Trust. You may hear them referred to as Governors, Trustees or Directors as they fulfill all of these roles. They have four main priorities:

  • To ensure clarity of Vision, Ethos and Strategic Direction of the Trust
  • Holding the Principal and Heads of Schools to account for educational performance and outcomes for every child in the Trust
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the Trust and making sure that money is well spent
  • Ensuring Safeguarding is in place

Board of Directors

Mark Lees – Chair of the Board

Simon Bishop – Vice Chair of the Board

Jo-Anne Callow – Safeguarding and Child Protection

Rev Steve Morgan – Director

Geoffrey Postles – Co-opted Director

Andy Ventor – Co-opted Director

Wendy Birkbeck – Co-opted Director

Sam Jones – Advisor to the MAT

Bill Woods – EYFS Director

Kerstin Lewis – Director

Mr Sean Powers (CEO)
Nichola Nelson (Academy Business Manager)
Stephen Whiffen(Clerk to the Board and Company Secretary)


Local Governing Body (Quethiock, St Martin’s and Braddock)
Mrs Gemma Adams and Mrs Margaret Mills are Joint Chairs of the Local Governing Body

Mrs Vanessa Pinhey

Mrs Emma Smith

Mrs Laura Palmer

Rev Becca Bell

Mrs Annie Kenton (Head of School)

Mr Tom Riggs (Acting Head of School)

Mrs Shelley England (Headteacher & Deputy CEO)