Bingley Grammar School

Our Governors

Contact our Governors by writing c/o the school at:

Bingley Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bingley West Yorkshire BD16 2RS


Governors Attendance 2014-15

Governors Attendance 2015-16


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Mr Chris Conderson – Foundation Governor

Also a Governor at Cottingley Village Primary School
Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/04/2004
Term of office (4 years) ends: 20/03/2021
Member of: KS5 subcommittee (Chair), Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee and Leadership & Management subcommittee
Faculty Links: Business & ICT and Modern Foreign Languages
Special Responsibility for: 6th Form, Safeguarding, Governing Body Vice-chair

Mrs Angela Costello – Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 29/04/2017 Term of office (4 years) ends: 24/03/2021
Member of: KS4 subcommittee (Vice Chair) and KS3 subcommittee
Faculty Links: Maths
Special Responsibility for: SEND

Mrs Kathryn Daniel – Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 18/03/2010 Term of office (4 years) ends: 20/03/2021
Member of: KS3 subcommittee and KS5 subcommittee
Faculty Links: English
Special Responsibility for: Peer Leaders

Mr Paul Frear – Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 27/05/2012  Term of office (4 years) ends: 20/03/2021
Member of: Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee
Faculty Links: English

Mr David Mann -Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/09/2006  Term of office (4 years) ends: 16/09/2020
Member of: KS4 subcommittee (Chair), KS3 subcommittee and Leadership & Management subcommittee
Faculty Links: Maths

Mr David Markham – Foundation Governor Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None Start date: 01/01/2003  Term of office (4 years) ends: 16/09/2020 Member of: KS3 subcommittee (Chair), KS4 subcommittee and Leadership & Management subcommittee
Faculty Links: Expressive & Performing Arts and Humanities
Special Responsibility for: More Able Students
Mr Chris Quinn – Foundation Governor

Also a Governor at Bradford District PRU
Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/03/1996  Term of office (4 years) ends: 20/03/2021
Member of: Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee (Chair), Leadership & Management subcommittee (Chair)
Faculty Links: Technology
Special Responsibility for: Safeguarding, Governing Body (Chair)

Mr Giuseppe Rawling - Foundation Governor

Appointed by: The Governing Body
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff:
 None
Start date: 24/04/2015  Term of office (4 years) ends: 24/04/2019
Member of: Pupil Support subcommittee (Vice Chair)
Faculty Links: Physical Education & Science
Special Responsibilities:  the Prevent agenda

Mr Graham Smith – Foundation Governor Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 16/09/2020  Term of office (4 years) ends: 16/09/2016
Member of: Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee (Vice Chair)
Faculty Links: Expressive & Performing Arts
Special Responsibility for: Pupil Premium
Mr Iain Taylor – Foundation Governor Appointed by: The Foundation Trustees 
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 18/03/2013  Term of office (4 years) ends: 18/03/2021
Member of: KS4 subcommittee
Faculty Links: Physical Education and Science
Special Responsibility for: Risk Assessment for School Trips, 
Peer Leaders (substitute)
Miss Sarah Anderton  - Parent Governor Appointed by: Election By Parents
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 29/03/2017  Term of office (4 years) ends: 29/03/2021
Member of: KS3 subcommittee
Faculty Links: 
Mrs Rachel Bradbury – Parent Governor Also a Governor at Oakbank School
Appointed by: Election by Parents
Relevant Business Interests: 6th form Pastoral, Beckfoot School
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 24/04/2013  Term of office (4 years) ends: 29/03/2021
Member of: KS5 subcommittee
Mr Craig Barrow– Parent Governor Appointed by: Election by Parents
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/04/2015  Term of office (4 years) ends: 01/04/2019
Mrs Tracy Denby – Parent Governor  Appointed by: Election by Parents
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 29/03/2017  Term of office (4 years) ends: 29/03/2021
Member of: KS4 subcommittee
Mr Aftab Ilahi – Staff Governor Appointed by: Election by Staff
Relevant Business Interests: Teacher at BGS
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/05/2015  Term of office (4 years) ends: 01/05/2019
Mr Luke Weston – Staff Governor Appointed by: Statutory appointment 
Relevant Business Interests: Headteacher at BGS
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 16/09/2012  Term of office (4 years) ends: Automatic
Member of: Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee
Special Responsibility for: Headteacher
Mr John Tucker -
Co-opted Governor
Appointed by: The Governing Body
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 01/06/2015  Term of office (4 years) ends: 01/06/2019
Member of: Finance, Buildings & Services subcommittee
Special Responsibility for: Looked After Children
Mr Mark Startin – LEA Governor Appointed by: BMDC
Relevant Business Interests: None
Relatives who are school staff: None
Start date: 19/04/2014  Term of office (4 years) ends: 19/04/2018
Member of: KS3 subcommittee and KS4 subcommittee
Faculty Links: Business & ICT
Special Responsibility for: IT Strategy Group