Members of our Governing Body
Governing Body Members:
Dates following Governors’ names show the end of their current term of office. Governors can be contacted via the Clerk to the Governors at the school.
Alpha Trust (MAT) appointed Governors (Maximum 4)
Eileen Clucas 08/09/2024
Laura Harvey 01/09/2025
John Knights 25/06/2023
Sarah Rees 25/05/2025 (Chair of Governors)
Local Governing Body appointed Governors (Maximum 4)
Emma Donegan 17/11/2024
Laura Heighton-Ginns 23/02/2025
Paul Lewis 17/11/2024 (Vice Chair of Governors)
Parent Governors (Maximum 2)
Emma Gentry 23/03/2026
Peter Taplin 03/09/2026
Parent Governors are appointed/elected by the parents of the school. Parent Governors may stand for re-election at the end of their term if they still have a child on the school roll. “Parent” is defined as anyone with parental responsibility for a child at the school.
Staff Governors (Maximum 2)
Brett Colley 09/11/2026
Jackie Blackford 14/11/2025
Staff Governors are elected by and from the staff at the school.
Clerk to Governors
Mr Jack Minto
Contacting the Governing Body
Governing Body minutes can be made available on request.
The Governing Body may be contacted via Mr Jack Minto (Clerk to Governors)
c/o Manningtree High School
Tel: 01206 392852
Contacting the Alpha Multi Academy Trust: