Governance

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The Governing Body of Bucks UTC acts as the critical friend of the Principal and senior leadership team. They provide support and challenge actions. Furthermore, Bucks UTC Governors have a range of duties and powers and a general responsibility for the conduct of the UTC. For the rest of the academic year 2021/22, an Interim Executive Board (IEB) has been established which has assumed the functions of the Governing Body. have a view of promoting high standards of educational achievement. Its responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing a strategic view of the UTC. Establish a vision and setting the purpose and aims of the school
  • Ensuring the quality of educational provision
  • Setting targets for student achievement
  • Challenging and monitoring the performance of the academy
  • Making sure the curriculum is balanced and broadly based
  • Ensuring good financial health and probity
  • Appointing staff including the Principal
  • Reviewing staff performance and pay

In fulfilling these responsibilities Bucks UTC governors will:

  • Help the UTC to set high standards. Plan for its future and setting targets for improvement
  • Keep the pressure up on school improvement
  • Be a critical friend to the UTC, offering support and advice
  • Help the UTC respond to the needs of parents and the community
  • Make the UTC accountable to the public for what it does
  • Work with the UTC on planning, developing policies and keeping these under review
  • Exercise its responsibilities and powers in partnership with the Principal and staff
  • Not intervene in the day-to-day management of the UTC unless there are weaknesses, when it then has a duty to take action.

Contact The Governors

Please all contact (email and correspondence) to be via Tracey Brown, as Clerk. Contact would be to the IEB currently in the first instance.

In writing to: Sir Mike Thomilinson, Buckinghamshire UTC, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8PB

Via the Clerk, Tracey Brown: tracy.brown@judicium.com

View our Ofsted Inspection Report March 2022 report.

Click here to view our Ofsted inspection reports.

For the rest of the academic year 2021/22, an Interim Executive Board (IEB) has been established which has assumed the functions of the Governing Body.

Interim Executive Board (IEB)

Sir Mike Tomlinson

IEB Member

John Marston

MTOAT CEO

Nick Lamb

Principal

Simon Connell

UTC Colleges Representative

IEB Member

Ian Domville

IEB Member

Jon Pebworth

IEB Member

Alison Sanders

IEB Member

Ken McCrea

Buckinghamshire New University Representative
IEB Member

Govering Body

Professor Nick Braisby

Chair of Governors

John Marston

MTOAT CEO

Nick Lamb

Principal

Stephen Way

Vice Chair

Dr Tim Coole

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Professor Rachel Cragg

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Ken McCrea

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Dr Ramesh Marasini

Buckinghamshire New University Representative

Eric Sisi

Co-Opted Governor

Karen Mitchell

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Alan Sherwell

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

John McGrath

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Paula Kavanagh

Buckinghamshire College Group Representative

Russ Brittain

Taylor Wimpey Representative

Atiq Elias

Cisco Representative

David Oxley

McAfee Representative

Anita Cranmer

Buckinghamshire Council Representative