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Takely Education Trust T/A Woodlands School


Benfleet Schools Trust

Peter Hillman

Terry Reynolds

Karen Lay


Directors - four years Term of Office

Co-opted Directors - as determined by Directors on appointment 

Karen Lay -  Chair - appointed 29th June 2020

Karen Kerridge - Executive Head Teacher - reappointed 24th June 2019

David Wright - Head Teacher - appointed 23rd April 2019

Hilary Luckman - Co-opted Governor - appointed 19th June 2017

Jeramie Sutton - Co-opted Governor - appointed 12th March 2018

Terrence Curtis - Staff - reappointed 24th June 2019

Jenny Haken - Parent Governor - appointed 19th June 2017

Stephanie Rogers - Parent Governor - 19th June 2017


Terence Reynolds - Chair - resigned 29th June 2020

Janet Fennelly - Staff - end of term 24th June 2019

Caroline Skingle - Staff - resigned 2nd March 2020

Peter King - Parent Governor - resigned 5th July 2019

Jumie George - Parent Governor - resigned 7th July 2020



Standards, Staffing and Curriculum

Chair - Jenny Haken

Vice Chair - Jeramie Sutton

Karen Lay

David Wright 

Stephanie Rogers

Finance, Estate and General Purposes

Chair - Jeramie Sutton

Vice Chair - Hilary Luckman

Karen Lay

David Wright

Terence Curtis


Chair - Karen Lay

Vice Chair - Karen Kerridge

David Wright

Jenny Haken 


Declaration of Interests

Directors have made the following declarations in relation to their business interests although the Trust does not trade with or receive any benefits from these businesses.

Directors are also asked to declare any potential conflicts of interest arising from any matter or agenda item discussed by the Board at each meeting and this is formally recorded.

Peter Hillman - Member and Director of Benfleet Schools Trust, Governor of The Appleton School, Director of Legacy Trust (Benfleet), Legacy XS Ltd

Karen Kerridge - Head Teacher at The Appleton School, Director of Benfleet Schools Trust 

Karen Lay - Director of Benfleet Schools Trust 

Jenny Haken - Deputy Headteacher at Millhouse Primary School, Governor at Kingswood Primary School and Associate Governor at Millhouse Primary School

Hilary Luckman - Education Consultant 


Any requests for governors minutes must come through Mrs Liz Purser (Head Teacher's PA) on