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Robert Bloomfield

Governing Body

Our Local Governing Body is made up as follows:

Chair of Governors - Craig Smith (NLG)

Safeguarding Lead - Valerie Tompson

Principal (Ex Officio Governor) - Sam Farmer

Clerk - Trudy Purslow. Contact via: rba-enquiries@bestacademies.org.uk

Main Governing Body

  • Lasse Hammer - (Parent Governor) September 2019 - September 2023
  • Mark Liddiard (Trust Governor) January 2016 - January 2020
  • Peter Williamson (Co-opted Governor) (Pupil Premium Governor)  March 2017 - March 2021
  • Daniel Gauntlett (Co-opted Governor) March 2017 - March 2021
  • Flora Burt (Staff Governor) March 2017 - March 2021
  • Emily Wrigglesworth (Staff Governor) January 2016 - January 2020
  • Valerie Tompson (Parent Governor) July 2018 - July 2022
  • Leon Emirali (Co-opted Governor) January 2019 - January 2023

Appointing Governors

All Governors are appointed via advert on the school website and parent mail communications to our community. After references and DBS vetting are completed, the Chair of Governors and Principal meet all new prospective members and interview. The full governing Body will then formally ratify this decision. 

More information regarding our Governance can be found on our Statutory Documents page