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Governor Committee – The Leadership, Management and Finance Committee

This committee is concerned with the effective governance and quality assurance of core functions and Ofsted criteria including:

  • Setting the school budget.
  • Review SEF and SDP.
  • Leading on site development and maintenance.
  • School resources.
  • Staff appointments.
  • Recruitment and retention of staff.
  • PM structure.
  • CPD.
  • Staff salaries.
  • Use of PP/SEN/LAC funding.

The Headmaster, Steph Boyd, will attend all committee meetings and whole school governor meetings as an associate member (unless there are any conflicts of interest).

Committee members

Steve Smith

Chair of Governors

Local businessman, bookkeeper and parent.

Gary Peace

Vice Chair & Community Governor (Child Protection)

A local businessman (ex Police).

Ros Walford

Foundation Governor

Lecturer and academic consultant based on the Island.

Sue Wright

Parent Governor

Department of Work and Pensions, mother of three.

Martyn Davies

Staff Governor

Chief Financial Officer at The Island Free School.

Steph Boyd


Headmaster at The Island Free School