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Governing body

The Priory Witham Academy Local Governing Body comprises:

Mr Patrick Smith-Howell (Chair)
Mrs Di Hardcastle (Vice-Chair)
Mr Matt Brown
Mrs Lynda Turton
Miss Elaine Lambert
Miss Denise Carter

Each member of the LGB has a specific focus: Leadership and Management, Quality of Education or Personal Development, Behaviour and attitudes and Early Years.  They are linked  to the members of the senior leadership team with specific responsibility for these areas.

The Priory Witham Academy Link Governor Structure

group title

Finance and General Purpose Committee (Effectiveness of leadership and management)

Quality of education

Behaviour and Attitudes
Personal Development

Early Years

Academy Disciplinary and Appeals Committee

(Lead in

Mr P Smith-Howell


Mr P Smith-Howell
Mrs E Lambert


Miss D Carter
Mrs D Hardcastle (SEND)

Mrs L Turton

Mr P Smith-Howell
Mrs D Hardcastle

SLT member

       Mr A Madge       Mrs D Clarke
Mrs A Tallentire


Miss M Garner
Mrs A Tallentire
Mrs D Clarke
Mr M Nelson

           Mr M Nelson                    Mr M Brown            Mr B Wray

Mrs C Logan

Mr M Nelson

To contact any member of the Governing Committee, please email the Clerk, Ms M Seller: