Our members, directors and governors all work to ensure that the vision of our Trust is the lived reality and that the aims of the Trust are met so that all our pupils receive a great education. They have a range of skills and experience that they bring to support the strategic leadership of the Trust. 

The Trust employs a governance manager to facilitate, organise and support governance at all levels. This includes clear job descriptions for the various governance roles, an induction programme and ongoing training in the key aspects of school & Trust governance. 

"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." Anne Frank

If you would like to become a; member, director or governor please contact Steve Whiffen email

Board of Directors 

The Board of Directors of the St Barnabas Multi Academy Trust has statutory responsibility for the governance of the eight schools within the Trust.  You may hear them referred to as Trustees or Directors.

Directors have four main duties:

1. To ensure clarity of Vision, Ethos and Strategic Direction of the Trust.

2. Holding the Principal and Heads of Schools to account for educational performance and outcomes for every child in the Trust.

3. Overseeing the financial performance of the Trust and making sure that money is well spent.

4. Ensuring Safeguarding is in place.

The Directors are as follows: 

Sue Morrish  (Chair)

David Melvin (Vice Chair)

Sean Powers (CEO)

Phil Banks

Charles Boney

Kate Brimacombe

Kerstin Lewis

Geoffrey Postles

Bill Woods