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Year October 2017-2018

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

Staff Governor:



Mrs Catherine Karunaratna, Executive Headteacher

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

Mr Kevin Chidwick
Rev'd Seyan Tills
Mrs Charmian Winslade


Associate Members:

Miss Tracy Leighton, Head of School, The Downs CEP School
Mr Matthew Reynolds, Head of School, Northbourne CEP School

Clerk to Governors:

Mrs Kim Metcalfe (KCC Clerk)

Please See Attached Information below about our Governing Body.

Updated September 2017

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.